Paragliding is a recreational adventure sport gaining popularity all over the world. You might be wondering why one should paraglide in Nepal. Paragliding in Nepal is rather a new adventure sport which lets you glide through the beautiful landscape and share flying space with the vultures, eagles while hovering over valley, temples, lakes, and greenery, enjoying the view of glorious mountains at a distance. The aerial views of the Himalayas, the scenic view, and choices of locations with different proximity to the capital makes paragliding in Nepal an experience one should not miss. Also, there are flight types one can choose from. Either you can learn the basic introductory course and soar solo in the air or you can sit back and enjoy the view while your pilot leads the sail, in the tandem flight.
Pokhara has been considered one of the best destinations to paraglide and it gives your aerial view of Pokhara City, Phewa Lake and Annapurna Himalayan range at the close. Paragliding in Pokhara takes off from Sarangkot. Sarangkot lies at an altitude of 1700 m and has always been popular for viewing sunrise and sunsets.
Jumping off from that high should promise better things than just adrenaline rush, right? Yes, the jump enables you to see three peaks higher than 8000m. The view of the lakes and monasteries, jungles and the entire city. The 30-40 minutes long flight is a moment that will stay in your head forever for it is going to be one of the most enthralling experiences of your lifetime. The experience of soaring high in the sky like a bird, getting bird eye view of the Annapurna Range, Machhapuchhre, Lamjung Himal, Hiunchuli, and Phewa Lake, Rivers, green fields is why one should give paragliding in Pokhara a shot. The best season for paragliding is usually from October to May and there are normally three flight timings 9:30 am, 11:30 am and 1:30 pm.