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Price Per Person

USD 478
Country: Nepal
City: Pokhara
Duration: 5 Day(s) - 4 Night(s)
Tour Category: Paragliding

Package Itinerary

Mammals in Nepal Paragliding in Nepal literally means a sport in which you wear a special structure like a parachute, jump from a plane or high place and are carried along by the wind before coming down to earth. It is adventures sport with proper balance of air temperature. Sarangkot (1450m/4757ft) is located 8km/5mile north of Pokhara valley and it is one of the five best paragliding destinations in the world.

Paragliding in Nepal offers the great views of snowcapped world highest mountains including Dhaulagiri 8167m, Annapurna 8091m, Manaslu 8163m, Fishtail 6993m and many others , rice terraces, Phewa lake, Pokhara city, hamlets, green hills and Himalayan griffin vultures, kites and eagles are interesting to come near to tackle your paragliding sports will be the best time for you. We provide one of the experienced pilots and you should stay with him in paraglide harnesses. Pokhara is a city of lake, city of Gurkha and city of mountain views. It is starts after 9:30 AM from Sarankot and you can fly according to your time and budget.

Paragliding in Nepal are possible with the best time is November and December. The season starts from September to February. The other place Bandipur, Syanja and Ilam are also selected for paragliding sports. You should wear warm clothes and shoes while flying. It is held on paragliding competition annually in Pokhara. Panorama of Himalaya range and scenic beauty with fresh air are the feature of paragliding.

Tandem (two riders) Flying:

Tandem Flying means wearing separate harnesses that are attached with the wing and take-off from designated relevant wind pressure slope spot at lower Sarangkot to the sky to explore the Himalayan views. There will be one experienced pilot and one passenger and you can enjoy within your times including 15 minutes to 2 hours. You will seat ahead of the pilot with comfortable harnesses of paraglide. The paraglide is portable that fits into a rucksack and it is easy to take to different places where other relevant place for the trip is.

Tandem Flying is interesting and it starts with checking the wind pressure then will take-off from high places. It slowly goes to near the snow-capped mountains according to your time. After the flying they will land the paraglide at the flat ground nearby north of Phewa Lake in Pokhara. You will take a 20-minute jeep ride from lakeside to start point. You need to wear warm clothes, light shoes, water bottle, camera, binoculars, energy bar, and a small bag, which can fit in your waist.

Tandem Flying offers the beautiful nature environment including surrounding nature views in Pokhara valley. Pokhara is one of the place situated 830m high above sea level where you can see over 8 thousand meter high peaks so it has big diverse of geographical landscapes that includes during your trip. The big vulture and Lammergeyer will come to tackle with you. The photographic is easily possible to take. There are three types of Tandem Flying program run according to your time, wants and budget, which is written below here.

Cloud Buster:

Take 20 minutes jeep ride from city of Pokhara to the start point at lower Sarangkot then your trip starts after take-off then it will go high above the Himalaya. It will land at nearby Phewa Lake. The time will be 20-30 minutes.

Cross-Country:

Cross Country means your flight cross one valley to another valley with wonderful views. The trip goes near the high Himalayas then will back to land at the flat ground just nearby Phewa Lake. The time will be minimum 1-hour flight.

Acrobatic Flying:

Acrobatic Flying is an adventures trip, which is done only by experienced pilot. It will be a remarkable trip including Helicopter, SAT, Back-fly, Tumble and Wingover. This trip is a small game in the air. The time will be 20-30 minutes.

TRIP FACTS:

Country                       Nepal

Activities                     Paragliding

Trip Length                 5 days

Meal Plan                   Bed & Breakfast

Places to see              Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Sarangkot

Main attractions          Culture, local peoples, Green forest, Fewa lake, Fishtail, Annapurna

Difficulty                     Moderate

Accommodation         Hotel

Transportation            Local vehicle or private vehicle or Flight

Group Size                 Minimum: 2, Maximum: above 2

Season                       Every day

DETAIL ITINERARY

Day 01: Flight or drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu - O/N at hotel:

Day 02: Hiking to Sarangkot (1590m) - O/N at hotel:

Day 03: Paragliding tour - O/N at hotel in Pokhara:

Day 04: Sightseeing in Pokhara city:

Day 05: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu:

TOUR INCLUSIONS:

ACCOMMODATION:

  • 4 night hotel in Pokhara with bed & breakfast

TRANSPORTATION:

  • Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu

PARAGLIDING:

  • Thirty Minute tendem flight

 

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