Paragliding has been practiced in Nepal since 1995 and the sport goes from strength to strength. Paragliding in Nepal gives an opportunity for aerial view of the Himalayas and rivers. Any one who wish to experience this exciting sky tour can choose the experienced pilots, choose from tandem flights to fully certified paragliding courses, solo flights or even go paragliding with hawks. People can experience the airfloat over villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungle, with a fantastic view of the majestic Himalaya.
Paragliding in Pokhara
Pokhara, the city of lakes offers paragliding services located in the broad valley at an altitude of 800m. Paragliding from Pokhara helps to explore the views of 3 of the world’s 8000m peaks with friendly and constant conditions. The take off point for these flights is Sarangkot (1592 m). It also offers prime views of Fewa lake and mountains at sunrise and sunset and the landing is by the Fewa lake. A qualified pilots provide a short briefing before launching. Best season for Paragliding is from October through April. Pokhara has earned a wide recognition in paragliding and proved to be one of the best paragliding destinations in the world. Apart from Pokhara paragliding can be experienced at Godavari, Phulchowki, Kot Danda and Chapakharka in Kathmandu and Patan. It also provides various deals for the paragliding veterans and novices. For beginners it offers three-day introduction course.