You would like to visit Pokhara if you are looking for extreme sports in Nepal. Pokhara is home for challenging sports like ultraflight, ziplining and paragliding. Each year, many adventure seekers from all around the world come for experiencing paragliding in Pokhara. Pokhara is in fact enlisted in Top 5 Commercial Tandem Paragliding Locations in the world.
You are all invited to participate in the most electrifying paragliding in Nepal in the safest way possible. Paragliding instruction is provided by the instructor before the flight. So, an experience is not required. Get bird’s eye view of Phewa and other lakes, Annapurna, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri and Fishtail Mountains, temples, villages and tropical jungle.
Pokhara Paragliding begins from Sarankot Hill. You will take off from the Sarankot hill that is located few kilometer far from Lakeside, Pokhara. The landing is done at the edge of Phewa Lake, one of the largest Lakes in Pokhara. You can watch spectacular sunrise view from Sarankot Hill if you manage to reach there
early in the morning.
September to November and February to March is considered best season for Paragliding in Pokhara. Rainy season (July and August) is not preferable as you will not get enough thermal that is required for takeoff in this season.
Paragliding in Pokhara Package
Tandem Flight is relatively easy package in which you have to do nothing other than witness the view. There will be a pilot who will control the glider while you will enjoy the view from passenger’s seat. Separate harness is provided to pilot and the passenger and the harness is connected with each other as well as with the aircraft itself. The landing will be done by the edge of Phewa Lake.
Cloud Buster is the shortest paragliding flight package which is just 20 min to 30 min in duration. You will take off from Sarankot Hill that is located at 1425m and fly above Pokhara Valley before landing nearby Phewa Lake.
Acrobatic Flying is the most challenging flight. Your heart beat gets increased out of excitement as the pilot will loop, spin and spiral the aircraft through the air. This package is 10 min to 15min long but you will get experience that you will cherish forever.
Cross Country Flight
Cross Country Flight is one of the longest paragliding flight package. The flight continues above the ridge leading down the valley and crosses Fewa Lake to fly close to Anapurna range. Crossing the valley, you will then return back and landing is made near Phewa Lake. The duration of Cross Country Flight is 45min to 60min.
Annapurna Panorama Flights
This is the package that you would want to take if you want to spend more time near the mighty Annapurna Mountain. Fly high above villages and lakes and get the close up view of Annapurna Mountain Range before returning back and landing at Phewa Lake.
Choose the package that you like and Saribung Adventure will be more than happy to make complete arrangement for Paragliding in Pokhara at cheap price.