- Breathtaking Views: Soar above the stunning Himalayan landscapes and take in the awe-inspiring views of Pokhara's natural beauty.
- Thrilling Flight: Experience the thrill of flying as you glide through the air for approximately 30 minutes, enjoying the sensation of freedom and adventure.
- Convenient Locations: The takeoff point at Sarangkot is easily accessible from Lakeside, the heart of Pokhara. The landing site in Pame is conveniently close to Lakeside, ensuring a seamless experience.
- Professional Guidance: Fly with confidence knowing that experienced paragliding pilots will guide you throughout the adventure, prioritizing your safety and enjoyment.
- Optional GoPro Footage: Take your experience to the next level by opting for additional GoPro footage, enabling you to relive the exhilarating moments of your flight from various angles.
- Inclusive Package: The package price includes the paragliding flight, pickup and drop-off service, insurance, and all government and local taxes, offering excellent value for your money.
- Suitable for All: Participants must be adults or children above 12 years of age. Children between 12 and 15 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, ensuring a safe and enjoyable adventure for everyone.
- Affordable Pricing: The cost of paragliding in Pokhara is reasonable, making it accessible for both Nepali citizens and foreigners.
- Unforgettable Experience: Create lifelong memories as you embark on this thrilling paragliding adventure, combining adrenaline-pumping action with breathtaking natural beauty.
Paragliding in Pokhara: Experience the Thrill of a Lifetime Overview
Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure in the breathtaking landscapes of Pokhara, Nepal? Paragliding in Pokhara is an exhilarating activity that allows you to soar through the skies, witness awe-inspiring Himalayan views, and experience the sheer joy of flying like a bird. With its stable thermals, easy take-off and landing sites, and the safety of the majestic Phewa Lake, Pokhara has established itself as one of the top five tandem paragliding spots in the world. So, buckle up and get ready for an adrenaline-pumping experience like no other!
Why Choose Pokhara for Paragliding?
Pokhara is renowned as the adventure capital of Nepal, offering a wide range of thrilling activities. However, paragliding stands out as a favorite among both local and international tourists. The natural landscape of Pokhara, with its picturesque valley, sparkling lakes, flowing rivers, and rolling hills, provides the perfect setting for this adventure sport. As you glide through the air, you'll be treated to panoramic views of the Pokhara cityscape, surrounded by the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas. Paragliding not only allows you to marvel at the beauty of nature but also helps you conquer your fears and opens the door to other exciting adventures.
Best Season for Paragliding in Pokhara
To make the most of your paragliding experience, it's important to choose the right time to visit Pokhara. The best months for paragliding are September, October, November, December, February, March, April, and May. It's advisable to avoid the rainy season and times when thermals are active, as adverse weather conditions can affect the safety of the flight. Stay informed about the weather forecast and plan your paragliding adventure accordingly.
Paragliding Itinerary and Cost
The paragliding flight in Pokhara takes off from the picturesque Sarangkot, which is approximately a 30-minute drive from Lakeside, the heart of Pokhara. The landing site is located in Pame, conveniently close to Lakeside. The flight duration is typically around 30 minutes, providing ample time to soak in the stunning views and enjoy the sensation of flying.
When it comes to the cost of paragliding in Pokhara, the price is reasonable and includes various services. The package, priced at NPR 9,000 per person for Nepali citizens, 80$ For Indian (USD 125 for foreigners), covers the paragliding flight, pickup, and drop-off service from Lakeside to the starting point, Sarangkot, photos and videos, insurance, and all government and local taxes. Additionally, you have the option to pay extra for GoPro footage, allowing you to relive the thrilling moments of your flight.
Safety and Precautions
During paragliding adventures, participants must prioritize safety. Only adults and children above 12 years of age are eligible to participate, and children between 12 and 15 years must have a parent or guardian accompanying them. Wearing secure closed-toe shoes is crucial to maintain stability during the flight. It is strictly forbidden to consume alcoholic beverages before the ride. These safety measures aim to guarantee a secure and enjoyable experience for all participants.
Book Your Paragliding Adventure Today!
If you're seeking an adrenaline rush and a unique way to appreciate the natural beauty of Pokhara, paragliding is the perfect choice. Soar above the clouds, feel the wind on your face, and witness breathtaking views that will leave you in awe. Don't miss the chance to embark on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Book your paragliding experience in Pokhara today and create memories that will last a lifetime!
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Day to Day Itinerary
1-Day Itinerary: Paragliding Adventure in Pokhara
Experience the exhilaration of paragliding in Pokhara with our action-packed 1-day itinerary. Here's what you can expect:
- Morning Pickup: Start your day with a convenient pickup from your hotel in Lakeside, Pokhara.
- Scenic Drive: Enjoy a pleasant 30-minute drive to Sarangkot, a picturesque hilltop known for its stunning panoramic views.
- Flight Preparation: Upon arrival at Sarangkot, meet your expert paragliding pilot who will provide a safety briefing and help you gear up for the flight.
- Takeoff: Feel the adrenaline rush as you take off from Sarangkot and soar into the sky. Marvel at the breathtaking Himalayan vistas and the enchanting landscapes below.
- Flight Duration: Experience the thrill of a 30-minute paragliding flight, during which you'll have ample time to soak in the beauty of Pokhara from a bird's eye perspective.
- Landing in Pame: Descend gracefully and land in Pame, conveniently located near Lakeside, where your adventure began.
- Photography and Videography: Capture your incredible journey with complimentary photos and videos provided by our team. Relive the memories of your flight and share them with your loved ones.
- Optional GoPro Footage: Enhance your experience by opting for additional GoPro footage, allowing you to cherish the exhilarating moments of your paragliding adventure.
- Return to Lakeside: After a thrilling day of paragliding, we'll provide a drop-off service to take you back to your hotel in Lakeside, Pokhara.
- Paragliding flight
- Free Pick up transport service from your hotel at Fewa Lakeside to go to the Paragliding starting point, Sarangkot & after paragliding drop you at your hotel lakeside.
- All government and local taxes
What's not included?
- Any Private Expenses (Meals, Alcoholic drinks, and cold drinks).
- GoPro footage (5 minutes video, 30 stills).
Note: The climatic condition might postpone the whole schedule of the day you have planned for.
What happens in case of bad weather conditions?
Paragliding operations are weather-dependent. In case of unfavorable weather conditions, such as rain, strong winds, or poor visibility, the activity may be temporarily suspended for safety reasons. Operators usually provide rescheduling options or refunds in such situations.
Are there any weight restrictions for paragliding?
Weight restrictions may vary depending on the specific paragliding operator. It is advisable to check with the operator beforehand to ensure that you meet their weight requirements.
Can I paraglide if I have a fear of heights?
Paragliding provides a unique and thrilling experience, even for those with a fear of heights. The feeling of flying is different from being high up in a building or open space. Many people with a fear of heights have successfully enjoyed paragliding.
Is there an age limit for paragliding?
There is no upper age limit for paragliding in Pokhara as long as you are physically fit and meet the minimum age requirement of 12 years.
Can I bring my camera or GoPro?
Yes, you can bring your camera or GoPro to capture your experience. However, it is important to secure it properly to prevent any accidents during the flight.
What should I wear for paragliding?
It is essential to wear secure closed-toe shoes to ensure stability during the flight. Comfortable clothing suitable for outdoor activities is recommended, considering the weather conditions.
How long does a paragliding flight in Pokhara typically last?
A paragliding flight in Pokhara usually lasts around 30 minutes, providing ample time to soak in the breathtaking views and enjoy the sensation of flying.
What is the minimum age requirement for paragliding?
The minimum age requirement for paragliding in Pokhara is 12 years old. Children between 12 and 15 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Do I need any prior experience to go paragliding?
No, prior experience is not required. Professional pilots handle the flight while you sit back and enjoy the ride. Paragliding in Pokhara is suitable for beginners and thrill-seekers alike.
Is paragliding in Pokhara safe?
Absolutely! Safety is a top priority during paragliding adventures in Pokhara. Experienced pilots, regular equipment maintenance, and adherence to safety protocols ensure a secure and enjoyable experience.