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Paragliding - 3 Days

Paragliding
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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.

Day 1
Kathmandu to Pokhara (By flight or Bus)

sight seeing of pokhara

Day 2
pokhara to kathmandu

early morning move to sarangkot and then after paragliding.

Day 3
pokhara to kathmandu

Back to kathmandu by bus or flight

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.
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Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be to do paragliding?

Paragliding is danger and exciting any activity has some inherent risk. Paragliding, as with any type of aviation or adventure sport. So any fit person can do this paragliding even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

What are the physical requirements and is there a weight limit?

Since the training classes offered are not very strenuous, practically every normal person can go for it. Normally it doesn’t require any extra physical strength or stamina, and it requires almost the similar effort needed for cycling or driving. There is no weight limit for paragliding, as long as we have enough wind. we have taken passengers as heavy as 350 lbs. so typically passengers are restricted to 175 lbs (80 kgs, 12 stone) or less.

How old do you have to be to paraglide?

There is no age limit for paragliding.You just should be able to do a little running; if you are under 18 years old you need your parents' authorization However, we ask you to inform us if you are under 18 or over 60.

Can I bring along a camera?

Yes! The only requirement is that it must be secured to your person to prevent it falling in flight. cell camera phone is not allowed for this reason (Dropping things into someone's picnic is a definite no-no!)

How fast does a paraglider go?

Powered paragliders usually fly between 15 to 50 mph (24 to 80 km/h) at altitudes from 'foot-dragging on the water' up about to 24,000 ft .most flying is done under 500 ft .

What should I wear paragliding?

Comfortable running/walking shoes. Long sleeved windstopper top (if you are worried you might get cold), though usually a t-shirt is fine. Long pants (mainly for protection in the event of a tumble). Sun-block and hat.

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Price From USD$350 USD$350/person
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Total $ 350 USD

Trip Facts

  • 1-12 people
  • Moderate