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Paragliding In Pokhara

Paragliding in Pokhara
  • Price:50-200 USD Nepali 6500
  • Difficulty:Beginner
  • Duration:25 mins

Paragliding In Pokhara

Trip Overview

While talking about adventure activities, paragliding in Pokhara is on the bucket list of every Nepalese. Pokhara is considered one of the top five tandem paragliding spots in the world. The valley is crafted with easy take-off and landing sites which favor the paragliding. The magnificent Himalayan views and the safety of a large lake are the plus point for paragliding in Pokhara. In addition, The craze for paragliding can be clearly known as more than 200 paragliding flights occurring in a day during a peak season. The height is about 1592 meters (5223 feet) from sea level in Pokhara where the paragliding flight takes off.

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Related: Bungee Jumping in Pokhara

Why Pokhara for Paragliding

Pokhara is the main spot for adventurous sports in Nepal. It is the naturally gifted valley that makes it possible to conduct many adventurous activities. The activities may include Paragliding, Bungee Jumping, Ultralight flights, Trekking, etc. Among them, paragliding is mostly popular among national and international tourists. The land structure of Pokhara is suitable for paragliding. While paragliding you can get the wide view range of Pokhara city, different lakes, rivers, hills, and most importantly the twinkling snow-white Mountain ranges. Paragliding in Pokhara not only makes you fly like a kite but also helps you to overcome your fear. Thus, you can prepare yourself for other amazing adventurous activities in life.

Best Season for Paragliding in Pokhara

The best months for paragliding in Pokhara are September, October, November, December and February, March, April, May. You have to avoid the rainy season and the time when thermal are active. Climate is the main factor that affects paragliding thus heavy storms can cause serious accidents so learning weather forecast is important before the flight.

Landing and Take Off-sites

The paragliding flight in Pokhara takes off from Sarangkot which is 30 min drive from Lakeside, Pokhara. And eventually, the landing takes place in Pame which is quite near Lakeside, Pokhara. The time of the flight is usually 30 min from starting off to landing.

Flight time

The time for the flight is fixed for safety purposes. During a day, basically, two scheduled times are considered. The first flight is operated from 09:30 am to 10:00 am. Similarly, the second flight for paragliding flies from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm. Cloudy and storm weather is always avoided for safety purposes.

Rules for Paragliding:

• Adults and children above 12 years are only allowed. Noone below the age of 12 years is allowed.

• Children from 12 to 15 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian of 18 years or older.

• One should wear tight footwear. Loose shoes or footwear can fall during the fight.

• The rider should not consume any alcoholic drinks before the ride.

Paragliding in Pokhara Cost Breakdown

The price for the paragliding in Pokhara is different according to flight time and nationality. It is comparatively less expensive to Nepalese citizens than any other country citizen. Paragliding in Pokhara cost is listed below in the table:

Nationality Duration Price
Paragliding Cost for Nepali Citizen 20 to 25 minutes Rs.5500 per person
Paragliding Cost for Indian Citizen 20 to 25 minutes Rs.6000 per person
Chinese Citizen 20 to 25 minutes Rs.6000 per person
Other Citizen 20 to 25 minutes Rs.6000 per person

The price includes Paragliding, free pick up transport service from Lakeside to the Paragliding starting point, Sarangko; Photos and Videos cost, Insurance, and all government and local taxes.

After Covid, Paragliding in Pokhara is resuming from 1st October 2021. It has opened with all the safety protocols with all vaccinated pilots and staff. We have certified Pilots from the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN). Pilots are experienced enough to give you an amazing experience. You can book the experience by contacting Hikeontreks through our website or you can call us at 9801177317 (Viber).

Bottom Line

Paragliding in Pokhara is not a simple activity so one must be mentally prepared to experience it. Though there is no physical training and body type mentioned for the ride, the one’s weight should not be too much and too little. This flying activity is full of fun where you explore the heart of the Himalayas and will be able to collect some thrilling memories. Hence, If you are an adventure-seeker then you will definitely enjoy it.

And even if you are not an adventure-lover, you should open up yourself to try something new like paragliding. We can assure you that you won’t regret it. We provide Qualified and well-trained pilots for your amazing flying experience and safety. Therefore, make up your mind and assign yourself for the exciting activity and book paragliding in the Pokhara package. Our company will be more than happy to be part of your thrilling experience. ‘Now or never’ so why not now.

Trip Info

1. What's Includes

    • Transfer with hotel pick up and drop
    • 30 minutes flight with a professional pilot
    • Insurance

2. Doesn't Includes

  • Personal expenses
  • Meals
  • Pay extra for GoPro footage [5 minutes video and photos]  Rs. 1700 ($17)

Trip Highlights

Trip Highlights

  •  Enjoy bird’s eye view of stunning Pokhara city and beautiful Phewa Lake
  •  View of Annapurna Himalayan range and other snowcapped peaks
  •  Floating over villages. temples. monasteries, green forest and lakes

 

Flight Schedule: 9:30 am – 1st Flight / 11:30 am – 2nd Flight / 13:30 am 3rd Flight – Daily