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Paragliding in Pokhara
Spring / Autumn
With the low lying valleys and the high cold mountains Nepal can provide some of the best paragliding experiences in the world with its natural and frequently produce rising thermals. Paragliding has been practiced in Nepal since 1995 and the sport goes from strength to strength. You can come as a beginner and leave with many flying hours under your belt. Soaring with the hawks and flying close to the Himalayan summits are experiences you will never forget whether you are an experienced pilot or a beginner undertaking your first tandem flight. You can fly with world class pilots, solo or tandem and benefit from local knowledge going cross-country or acro flying, you can even get your international license in Nepal. If you don’t have your own equipment or chose not to bring it to Nepal with you, then that is not a problem, hiring equipment in Nepal is an alternative solution.
Paragliding in Pokhara
Paragliding in Nepal Pokhara is one of the top 5 tandem paragliding locations in the world. It has all the right ingredients like stable thermals, convenient take off and landing zones, the safety of a large lake and great mountain views. Pokhara is the perfect place to do paragliding in Nepal.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel
We will meet you at the Airport and Transfer to the Hotel. Welcome drinks. Free time. Over Night Hotel in Kathmandu
Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu
After morning breakfast you will be introduced with your tour guide and he will pick you from respective hotel for an interesting tour of Swayambhunath Stupa located on a hill top, with fabulous views of Kathmandu city, green hills that surrounds the valley and of high snow capped mountains.
Swayambhunath one of the oldest historical sites listed in world heritage of more than 2, 5000 years old Buddhist religious complex with huge dome shape stupa with four mystical eyes of Buddha overlooking four directions North, South, East and West. After an impressive tour visiting the monastery and small chapels this place surrounded with green forest with many monkeys around and this place is also known as “Monkey Temple”.
Next nice tour leads towards east of Kathmandu city at Pashupatinath Temple area, tourist or non Hindu are not allowed inside the main temple, however one can overlook the temple from the bank of Bagmati river the holy and famous Shiva temple with golden pagoda tier roofs and four silver doors surrounded with lovely forest with many monkeys around. This place is flooded in the mid February on Shiva Ratri (birth anniversary of lord Shiva). Nearby on the opposite bank of the river funeral and cremation takes places for all Hindu religion.
Then after drive towards north east reaching at Bouddhanath Stupa also called as “Little Tibet” due to strong Tibetan influence in culture, traditions and Buddhist religion, Bouddhanath a huge dome with tow tier where one can walk up near the top with nice views of surrounding Bouddhanath area with shop, stores, restaurants and monasteries.
After a fascinating and lovely historical and cultural tour return back to respective hotels. Then take rest for a while and in evening you will meet with your trekking guide and representative from Wongchhu Peak Promotion (WPP) office for short briefing before your trip because you should know all the essential factors and places before going to the trek.
Day 03: Drive/Fly to Pokhara
After breakfast we drive to Pokhara, a popular lake city in Nepal. Upon arrival in Pokhara you will go for Few boation. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara
Day 04: Full day sightseeing in Pokhara
Early in the morning, Wongchhu Peak Promotion guide will take to you sarangkot for superb Himalayan views of Dhaulagiri 8167m, Nilgiri 7041m, Fishtail/Machhapuchhare 6998m, Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna II 7939m , Annapurna III7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna south 7219m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Lamjung Himal 6986m,Tukuche peak 6920m etc , drive back to pokhara. Our tour guide will take to you full day sightseeing around Pokhara valley such as David fall, Mahendra cave, world peace stupa and fewa lake boating , transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at Pokhara.
Day 05: Paragliding in Sarangkot
Paragliding takes place in Pohkara. Your launching place is at Sarangkot, a hill station 25 minutes jeep drive above lake side. Sarangkot is 1600m above sea level. You launch by using the thermals and rise up above Sarangkot to see the stunning panorama of Annapunrna, Dhaulaghiri and Manaslu.
Day 06: Drive Back to Kathmadnu
After breakfast at the hotel, fly/drive back to Kathmandu. If you drive back to Kathmandu it takes 6 hour and by fly only 25 minutes. At evening you will have a farwell dinner with WPP team at Western Restaurant.
Day 07: Departure from Kathmandu
Finally it’s SEE OFF TIME. You will be picked from Hotel by representatives of Wongchhu Peak Promotion staff and dropped at Tribhuvan International Airport.a
All necessary transportation in Nepal
Hotel in KTM for 2nights pre and two nights post trek (total 4 nights) , including breakfast on a twin-sharing basis
Sightseeing in Kathmanduand pokhara includes Entrance fee, guide salary, transportation fee
Accommodation in Pokhara for 3 nights
Sightseeing in Pokhara
Paragliding in pokhara
Guide Salary during the tour
Meals in Kathmandu (except welcome and farewell dinner)
Extra night accommodations in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
If required to change from airplane to helicopter flight to/from Lukla (i.e. weather) , additional costs will be shared by clients.
Beverages and alcoholic drinks on trek – Personal trekking equipment – All personal expenses, including Nepal Visa (for country entrance) – Personal medical and evacuation insurance –
All other additional charges for additional services, including recommended TIP.
Additional tips for tour guide, others as one sees fit.