Paragliding in Pokhara is a highly sought out adventure sports in Nepal.
Fly along the clouds on thermals over the captivating lakes surrounded by fascinating mountain views in Pokhara. Introduced in Nepal in 1995, paragliding has become one of the most popular adventure sports in Nepal. Whether a first-timer or an experienced paraglider, soaring next to the wide range of towering mountains is certainly an adventure of a lifetime. You can take a solo flight or fly tandem with a certified pilot and rejoice the moment like nowhere else on earth.
Pokhara is considered as the commercial hub for paragliding in Nepal. The scintillating flight from the viewpoint of Sarangkot begins with a 30-minutes jeep ride from Pokhara to the launch site (2,000ft above Lakeside). Before the tandem flight, you will receive an on-site orientation from a certified pilot about the flight procedure. He will then adjust a harness seat to your body size and check the straps for safety purpose. The launch of the flight will take place from a steep hill. During the launch, you will need to take a few steps along with the pilot before lifting off from the ground. After 30-45 minutes of the adventure, the flight finally lands at Lakeside.
Paragliding in Pokhara, gliders gets a mesmerizing view of the Phewa lake below and the mountain ranges which seems like a stone throw away. Run by following International safety guidelines, paragliding is perfectly safe. To add more to the safety, one can glide with an instructor who holds an International Licence in Paragliding.
The glide moves above the Phewa lake and the beautiful Pokhara city giving an amazing, up-close view of Machhapuchare and other mountains. Along with it, the paragliding activity is run following safety guidelines. Gliding high and up close to tower mountains, Paragliding in Pokhara is filled with adrenaline.
Meanwhile while your stay in Pokhara, you can also indulge in other sports activities like Bungy Jumping.
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- Pick up from Lakeside.
- Drive to the launch pad at Sarangkot.
- Upon arrival, briefing and preparation.
- Enjoy Paragliding above the clouds.
- Drop off to Lakeside.
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