Pokhara, the beautiful lake valley, is 200 km west of Kathmandu. Pokhara is the hub of different adventure sports in Nepal. Paragliding in Pokhara is one of the most popular adventure activities for thrill-seekers and people looking for adventure. It has gained popularity in the last few years and is considered to be one of the best tandem paragliding destinations in the world today. Professional competition is even held there every year. Pokhara is one of the best places in the world for these flights. A lifetime opportunity to feel like a bird, paragliding is the ultimate escape into paradise. The ride takes one above the city heights at 1492 meters and offers views of the entire Pokhara valley that looks beautiful with popular summits of the Himalayan mountain ranges.
The best season for paragliding is from September to November and February to March. The take-off point for these flights is Sarangkot. The most famous paragliding destination in Nepal. It is 1,592m from the sea level. Visitors can reach there by driving 30-35 minutes from Pokhara. The highest mountains in the world can be viewed, all over 8000 m, (Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manasalu, Machhapuchhre). From gliding, visitors can enjoy eye-catchy sceneries of the Himalayas, green fields, villages, hills, lakes, cities. Pokhara has earned a reputation for being one of the best paragliding destinations in the world.
Price for Paragliding in Pokhara
Most paragliding companies have similar prices; there may be small differences but most of the time you will pay about the same price. Some companies have Nepalese pilots while others have foreign pilots, some have older gear, some newer gear.
Foreigners and Tourist
- SHORT FLIGHT (20 TO 30 MIN): NPR 10500
- LONG FLIGHT (40-50 MIN): NPR 15000
For Nepali Citizens
- SHORT FLIGHT (20 TO 30 MIN): NPR 8000
- LONG FLIGHT (40-50 MIN): NPR 12000