Paragliding is a relatively new adventure air sport in Nepal especially in the Lake city of Pokhara and around. Paragliding is such an easy and wonderful adventure that fulfills the amazing aerial view of Annapurna Himalayas Range and Phewa Lake with dense forest and stacking crops field around Pokhara. As Conclusion Paragliding fulfill your way to experience the Himalayan countryside of Nepal. You can see unparalleled scenic grandeur as you share airspace with Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles, and kites while floating over villages, monasteries, temples, lakes, and jungles, with fantastic views of the majestic Himalayas.
The main area for flying in Nepal is the Annapurna Trekking Region, in Pokhara. This lakeside town is second largest city and Tourism Capital of Nepal. The Himalayas Views are unsurpassed from here.
Gliding is a weather dependent sport and the flying season in Nepal commences throughout the whole year, with the best months being November and December. The take-off point for these flights is Sarankot (1592 m), which also offers prime views of Phewa lake and mountains at sunrise and sunset (provided the skies are clear) and the landing is by the Phewa lake. No previous experience is required as qualified pilots provide a short briefing before launching.
Nepal Paragliding Options
You will take a 20 min jeep ride from Pokhara to Sarangkot the viewpoint above Lakeside. From here you can see 3 of the highest mountains in the world. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, all over 8000 m. We offer four types of tandem flight from here.
Phewa Lake Views - In the morning and late afternoon, these 15min flights give you a taste of uncovered flight, taking you over Pokhara lake and then landing at the side of Phewa Lake of Pokhara.
Cloudbuster -This midday flight gives you the thrill of high flight as you thermal up above Sarangkot in the company of eagles and vultures. It takes from 30minutes to 1 hour. You will land nearby the lake.
Cross-country - This offers you the chance to experience flying from one valley to another. Using thermals, clouds, and birds to guide you, you will take you on an unforgettable journey north of Pokhara towards the big mountains. You fly as long as we can and aim to return to Pokhara in the afternoon.
Acrobatic flying - The biggest shot of adrenaline in the Himalayas! See what our world-class aero pilots can do with a wing as you loop, spin, and spiral through the air. Performing maneuvers such as the Helicopter SAT, Back-fly Tumble, and Wingover. This 10 to 20 minutes flight will leave you breathless.