Paragliding in Nepal
Paragliding always replenishes the soul and gives an amazing opportunity to have a volant experience. This highly recreational activity becomes even more enthusiastic if you are accompanied by the best scenario. Paragliding in Nepal exactly offers you the same feeling like flying over the paradise. This sport has been one of the most demanded and loved adventurous activity of Nepal. In Nepal the most famous spot for paragliding is Pokhara. This fully certified paragliding location is listed among the top 5 commercial tandem paragliding spots. This place is never short of internal and international tourists as the paragliding here is quite affordable and very easily accessible.
Pokhara is just 3 to 4 hours away from Kathmandu by a bus while a flight of 30 minutes from the Tribhuvan International Airport can easily land you to Pokhara. Sarangkot is the starting point of this adventure which is approximately 30 minutes away from Pokhara. Sarangkot is situated at an altitude of 1592 meters and the temperature there is just perfect. Paragliding in Nepal was started around 23 years back in 1995. The most experienced pilots and crew members make this adventurous ride the safest and most reliable one. The paragliding team in Pokhara offers tandem flights, solo flights, paragliding courses, and even parahawking i.e. paragliding with hawks in your hand. Thus, everyone ranging from beginners to the well-experienced one can rejuvenate themselves with this recreational sport. On the tandem flights, you are secured with a harness and will be seated at the front of the pilot in a very safe and comfortable manner. The flights basically are 30 to 60 minutes long as per the climatic conditions and start with a surreal view of Sarangkot. After flying few minutes over Sarangkot you are flown to Pokhara. The most fascinating factor of this amazing aerial journey is the surreal views of Annapurna plus Dhaulagiri ranges, beautiful Fewa Lake, Seti River, the amazing Pokhara city, temples, and various species of birds who will be sharing this Volant pathway with you. During this amazing flight, you can also shoot a video of 5 minutes and take a lot of pictures for memento. The maximum altitude leveled by the parachute during this paragliding journey is 3000 meters. The beautiful trip comes to an end after performing some acrobatics on the lakeside.
Paragliding in Pokhara can be done during every season excluding the rainy and extremely windy days. The most favorable season for paragliding is November and December when the wind is negligible and there are no any chances of rainfall. Other than that, during these months the natural beauty completely enhances out as the mountains are completely covered in snow and the lakes are still. Several migratory birds can also be spotted in Pokhara during these months. You can easily get an access to the flights every day up to 2 pm during these months. If you are looking forward to this adventurous experience please contact Asian Heritage Tour and Travels.