Pokhara Paragliding

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Trip Duration 30 minutes
Max-Altitude 820
Group Size 1-15
Start & End Point Pokhara
Trip Difficulty Easy
Best Season Spring and Autumn
Trip Price
US$ 120
US$ 100 Per Person
Trip Introduction

Overview of Pokhara Paragliding

Pokhara Paragliding offers an unrivalled aerial adventure experience, making it a must-visit destination for thrill-seekers and nature enthusiasts alike. Nestled in the heart of Nepal, Pokhara is celebrated as one of the world’s top destinations for tandem paragliding, thanks to its unique geographical and climatic advantages.

The city is renowned for its stable thermals, essential for a smooth and extended paragliding flight. These thermals provide the necessary lift, allowing paragliders to soar effortlessly across the sky, making the experience both exhilarating and serene.

Pokhara’s convenient take-off and landing sites add to the appeal, ensuring that participants, regardless of their experience level, can enjoy the activity with ease and comfort.

Adding to the safety and appeal of Pokhara Paragliding is the expansive Fewa Lake. This vast body of water is a safety net for paragliders, offering additional security during take-off and landing. Fewa Lake’s presence enhances safety and contributes to the scenic beauty of the paragliding experience.

Trip Schedule

Itinerary of Pokhara Paragliding

Accommodation Local Teahouse
Meals Breakfast
10:00 AM – Hotel Pick-Up in Pokhara for Paragliding Tour

Begin your ‘Pokhara paragliding’ journey with a convenient pick-up from your hotel in the city. Our reliable service ensures a smooth start to your day, setting the stage for an unforgettable aerial adventure.

Pokhara Paragliding

11:00 AM – Arrival at Sarangkot for Paragliding in Pokhara

Reach Sarangkot, the prime location for ‘paragliding in Nepal’, known for its panoramic views and ideal flying conditions.

Our team of certified paragliding instructors will provide a safety briefing and prepare you for the thrilling flight ahead.”

12:00 PM – Paragliding Flight Over Pokhara’s Landscapes

Take off for a 25-30 minute ‘Pokhara paragliding’ flight, a pinnacle activity in Nepal’s adventure sports. Soar over breathtaking vistas, including the Himalayas and Phewa Lake, offering unparalleled opportunities for aerial photography and creating lasting memories.”

3:00 PM – Landing Near Phewa Lake and Return to Hotel

Your flight concludes with a smooth landing near Phewa Lake and a return trip to your hotel. This experience is about ‘paragliding in Pokhara’ and ensuring a seamless and safe adventure from start to finish.”

Note for Participants:

This itinerary for ‘paragliding in Pokhara’ is adjustable based on weather conditions and other factors. We prioritize your safety and enjoyment, ensuring the best possible experience during your stay in Nepal.

Added Insights


What's Included?

  • Hotel Pick-Up and Drop-Off: Enjoy a hassle-free experience with our complimentary ‘hotel pick-up and drop-off service’ in Pokhara, allowing you to travel comfortably with fellow adventurers.
  • Photos and Videos: Capture your ‘Pokhara paragliding’ moments with our included photo and video package, a perfect keepsake to relive your exhilarating flight over the stunning landscapes of Nepal.

What's Excluded?

  • Extended Flight Time: Please note that our standard ‘Pokhara paragliding’ package covers a flight duration up to 30 minutes. Any request to extend this flight time is not included and may incur additional charges.
  • Additional Services: For a seamless experience, our package includes specific inclusions as detailed. The standard package does not cover any services or requests outside of these inclusions.
Good to Know

Essential Information - Pokhara Paragliding

What Makes Pokhara Paragliding Unique?

One of the most captivating aspects of paragliding in Pokhara is the unobstructed view of the majestic Himalayan range. Gliding through the sky, participants are treated to breathtaking vistas of snow-capped peaks, lush valleys, and the vibrant landscape of Nepal.

This panoramic view of the Himalayas is unparalleled, making Pokhara Paragliding an unforgettable experience. Moreover, Pokhara itself is a haven for adventurers and travellers.

The city offers a range of activities and experiences, from boating on Fewa Lake to exploring Nepal’s rich cultural heritage. The blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and adventure activities makes Pokhara an ideal destination for a comprehensive travel experience.

For those interested in exploring the skies, various paragliding packages cater to different preferences and skill levels. From short tandem flights for beginners to extensive cross-country tours for experienced gliders, Pokhara Paragliding has something for everyone.

Furthermore, the paragliding experience in Pokhara is enhanced by the presence of experienced and certified instructors, ensuring the highest safety standards. These professionals provide comprehensive training and guidance, ensuring every participant enjoys a safe and enjoyable flight.

Pokhara Paragliding Sarangkot

In addition to paragliding, Pokhara is also a gateway to some of Nepal’s most famous treks, including the Annapurna Circuit and the trek to Poon Hill. This proximity to renowned trekking routes further cements Pokhara’s status as an adventure hub.

Pokhara Paragliding is not just about the thrill of flying; it’s about experiencing the beauty and majesty of Nepal from a unique perspective. Pokhara is a beacon for those seeking an extraordinary travel experience with its natural beauty, cultural richness, and adventure activities. Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie or a nature lover, Pokhara’s paragliding experience promises to be a highlight of your journey in Nepal.

Pokhara Paragliding Sarangkot
Pokhara Paragliding Sarangkot

Tandem paragliding in Pokhara, operated by certified pilots, is an exhilarating way to experience the beauty of Pokhara and its surroundings. As a passenger, you can relax and enjoy the mesmerizing views while the pilot navigates the flight. Sarangkot, the primary location for paragliding in Pokhara, offers an elevated take-off point at 1592 meters above sea level.

Over 50 flights take to the skies daily during peak seasons, providing breathtaking aerial views of Fewa Lake, the valley, and the Himalayas. While paragliding is a year-round activity, the busiest season spans from September to May, excluding the rainy season.

Highlights of Paragliding in Pokhara

Paragliding in Pokhara provides an unparalleled perspective of the city’s stunning scenery. You’ll have the opportunity to view the city from atop Sarangkot, experience the thrill of gliding from a height of 2500-3400 meters, and witness breathtaking views of peaks over 8,000 meters. The tranquil scenery of Fewa Lake from above as you glide is another highlight, making this a unique and exciting adventure.

When to Paraglide in Pokhara

The ideal months for paragliding are typically from March to May and September to November. These months provide clear, dry weather conditions conducive to flying. However, paragliding is possible throughout the year, given it is not raining and the thermals are active. During these seasons, you can enjoy stunning views of Phewa Lake and the Annapurna mountain range.

Experience Paragliding from Mandre Dhunga

The development of the Pokhara International Airport has led to a new take-off point for paragliding, Mandre Dhunga. Located about 45 minutes from Pokhara’s popular lakeside area, this new location continues to offer stunning views of the Himalayas and Fewa Lake while providing a fresh perspective of the region.

Pokhara Paragliding Sarangkot
Pokhara Paragliding Sarangkot
Cost of Paragliding in Pokhara

Paragliding in Pokhara is affordable, typically costing around US$ 80 per person. This price includes transportation to and from the take-off and landing points and photos and videos of your paragliding experience. Please note that prices may vary depending on the season and other factors, so it’s always best to confirm with the operator before booking.

Book Your Paragliding Experience with a Reputable Provider

To ensure a safe and memorable paragliding experience, consider booking your adventure with a reputable provider like Trek Nepal Himalayas Pvt Ltd. Our company partners with some of the best paragliding operators in Pokhara and is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable experience.

By handling every detail, from arranging transportation to ensuring you’re paired with experienced pilots, they make your adventure as smooth as possible.

Soar through the skies of Pokhara and experience the thrill of paragliding. With breathtaking views and a unique regional perspective, this adventure will surely be one for the books.

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