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Paragliding in Nepal

Paragliding is the fastest growing new sport in Nepal. Paragliding in this Himalayan country can be a truly wonderful and fulfilling experience for the adventure-seekers. You can experience unparalleled scenic beauty as you share airspace with Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles, kites, while floating over villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungles, with a fantastic view of the majestic Himalayas.

Paragliing is a weather dependent sport, and the flying season in Nepal commences from November through February, the best months being November and December. By virtue of its latitude and monsoon climate, the tree line in Nepal is at an incredible 3,900 m above sea level. With conditions milder than the summer alpine, these are excellent and constant atmospherics.

The topography and climate of Nepal also make it an ideal destination for all levels of pilots- subtropical conditions provide plenty of thermals, and combined with the long valleys common in Nepal, they produce perfect 'cloud streets' ideal for paragliders, inviting them to fly along this "sky highway". The local microclimate, controlled by the numerous lakes in the valley, is unique, which makes it even better for the glider. The main area for flying in Nepal is the Annapurna region, more specifically the Pokhara valley. This lakeside town is Nepal's second "city", nestled at the foot of the Annapurna Himal, the views spectacular from here, of 3 of the worlds 8000m peaks, are unsurpassed. At an altitude of 800m Pokhara has a warm climate year round.From lakeside,it is approximately 7km up to the launching point of Sarangkot,from which flights are launched down to the lakeside area usually lasting between 30-45 mins, depanding on the thermals and your level of experience.

 Paragliding package


3 days,2 nights sunrise paragliding tour

Day 1-Tourist bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara.Upon arrival a 2 hour sightseeing tour around lakeside.Stay overnight in selected hotel by lakeside.

Day 2-Hike or jeep up to Sarangkot at 1500m.Day of paragliding followed by 2nd night at your hotel.

Day 3-Tourist bus back to Kathmandu