Paragliding In Pokhara
- Country: Nepal
- Trip grade: Easy
- Destination: Nepal
- Activities: Paragliding
- Accommodation: No
- Meals: No
- Maximum altitude: 1592m
- Group size: 1 person and above
- Best Season: whole year
- Panoramic Scenic view of Dhaulagiri(8167m), Annapurna(8091m), Manaslu(8163m), Ganesh Himal Massif with other numerous snow Himalayan range.
- Pokhara city with beautiful Fewa and Begnas lakes.
- Buddhist World peace Stupa in Ananda Hill.
- Seti River and it's gorge middle of Pokhara.
- Numerous Hills and villages with Nepali geographical structures.
One day paragliding in Pokhara:
This paragliding adventure in Pokhara helps you to glide over spectacular mountains with villages and monasteries perched on the hilltops, enchanting deep valleys, river gorges, and lakes. Pokhara is one of the world’s best paragliding locations as there are always reliable updrafts to take you soaring for hours. The scenery is magic and unforgettable Especially when viewed from a few hundred meters above. On a clear day, you will see dozens of paragliders soaring above Sarangkot, Pokhara, and Lake Phewa above some of the world’s best scenery including a fantastic view of the panoramic Himalayas.
Tandem Flights include the services of qualified and experienced pilots. You may even have some hands-on practice at controlling the glider yourself under careful supervision.
Best time of the day:
Most of the paragliding company in Pokhara normally offers 3 flights a day like 9:30 am 11 am and 1 pm. for the best flights the sun must heat the earth and thermals necessary. That's why morning flight cannot reach too high altitude and finish within less than 20 minutes. For your money worth the best time is 11 am that time the thermals becomes active for paragliding.
Best season for paragliding flights:
You can take a paragliding flight in Nepal whole year but the conditions are applied. it must be not raining time and it must be warm air upwards. September, October, November February, March, April are the best months for paragliding flights in Pokhara. If thermals are developing well you have a higher possibility of flights in high altitude for the best view of Annapurna Himalayan range and Manaslu ranges. in June, July and August you must wait for clear sky and time not raining for paragliding.
Is paragliding safe?:
Normally paragliding in Pokhara is safe. In high season there are more than 300 flights in a day. some risks are involved because paragliding itself adventure activities. If weather condition change suddenly landing and take-off have some risk. Before taking your flights you choose the best company with insurance. They are holding an international paragliding license. They have to pass a tandem exam in APPI before they become a commercial pilot. There is no paragliding accident in tandem flights in Pokhara.
what is a tandem paragliding:
Tandem paragliding meaning to enjoy your surroundings when you seated in front of the pilot in separate harness during paragliding flights. the seats are quite comfortable and you can take the photo, talk with your tandem pilots. freely.
Can I fly paragliding on my own?
Of course yes if you are paraglider you can take paragliding flight permits in Pokhara Civil Aviation office. But you need to apply with your paragliding license, passport, photos, and visa to get a permit.
paragliding price or cost in Pokhara Nepal:
there are too many companies who operate commercial paragliding flights in Pokhara and their cost almost fix. the price includes the transportation from your hotel to paragliding take-off place, paragliding landing place to your hotel, Insurance and photo and video of your tandem flights.
Standard flight20-30min =US$ 90
Cross country flights 40 to 60 min= US$ 120
Note: Above price included the 5 min video and 25 photos of your flight by GoPro camera.
Paragliding is the best adventure activities in Pokhara. Even it is a little bit costly you can try once in your life. the view from paragliding in Pokhara with snow-capped Himalaya, lake and Pokhara city with lots of hill around Pokhara will really enchanting your heart in your life. Pokhara is one of the best paragliding spots in the world. with convenient take-off and land. Safety and amazing mountain views give you the best moments if your travel history.
Finally Paragliding in Pokhara Nepal makes you Enjoy great mountain views as you soar through the sky. Take in an unforgettable view of Phewa Lake Glide past breathtaking waterfalls, monasteries, and temples.price and cost reasonable only from Mission Himalaya Treks and expeditions PVT LTD.
In the morning after breakfast, drive to Sarankot Paragliding spot to meet the pilot. After an expert briefing you take-off with your pilot on the tandem Paraglider. The 30 to 45-minute flight affords unforgettable views of Annapurna Range, the beautiful Fish Tail, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Annapurna, Lamjung Himal, Manaslu, and the great Dhaulagiri. Afterward, you will be met at the landing location on the lake shore and transferred to your hotel or back to Sarangkot for another flight.
When I did paragliding Pokhara sky is clear.
Wang Yu Xie | Hongkong, China
Balu Basyal was excellent and made good use of our time to make me exiting Tamdam Flights. Birendra is an excellent representative of Nepal Mission Himalaya treks and a very professional tour guide too. Balu was friendly so that I did full of joy in flight. Birendra organizes my flight and Balu is pilot of flights. When I did paragliding Pokhara sky is clear so that I was able to see Mountain, Lake and Pokhara valley. Tks Birendra and Balu.