Paragliding in Nepal gives an opportunity for aerial view of the Himalayas. A trip will take you over some of the best scenery on earth, as you share airspace with Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles, kites and float over villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungle, with a fantastic view of the majestic Himalaya. Pokhara, the beautiful lakeside town at the foot of the Annapurna Mountains offers paragliding services. Best season is from October through April. There are various deals for the paragliding veterans and novices. Three-day introduction course is offered to beginners while tandem flights where one can fly with instructor are offered. Nepal forms a rectangle on the southern slopes of the Himalaya and is without exception, the most stunning country imaginable.
The main area for paragliding is the Pokhara valley, commanding views of 3 of the worlds 8000m peaks with friendly and constant conditions for your paragliding holiday. Located in the broad valley at an altitude of 800m, the reliable climate of this region allows consistent and friendly conditions for paragliding pilots. It is not surprising that in a few short years Pokhara has earned a reputation of being one of the best paragliding destinations in the world.
Gliding is a weather dependent sports and the flying season in Nepal commences from November through February, the best months being November and December. The takes off point for these flights is Sarangkot (1592m.), which also offers prime views of Fewa lake and mountains at sunrise and sunset (provided the skies are clear) and the landing is by the Fewa lake. No previous experience is required as qualified pilots provide a short briefing before launching.
You will take a 20 min jeep ride from Pokhara to Sarangkot the viewpoint. From here we can see 3 of the highest mountains in the world. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manasalu, all over 8000 m. We offer 3 types of tandem flight from here.