Paragliding Pokhara Nepal 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.
Cost of paragliding Pokhara Nepal is fixed which includes transport and insurance, no matter which one you choose. Standard short flight cost is RS 10500 ($105) for 30 minutes, cross country long flight cost is Rs 14000 ($140) for 40-60 minutes flight and for 5 minutes video and 30 photos CD is cost Rs 1800 ($18)
Pokhara Tandem Paragliding means you are seated in a separate harness in front of the pilot where you can sit care-free and enjoy your surroundings, take pictures and talk with your pilot during the flight. It is quite comfortable apart from a large void beneath your feet. It is safe to go paragliding in Pokahra than it is to cross a busy intersection in lake side. There are more than 250 flights a day during peak-season.You have a reserve chute and a large lake for safety. However, it is an extreme adventure sport and risks are involved. The biggest risk is during take-off and landing if there is a sudden change in wind.
The standard paragliding Pokhara Nepal flight takes off from Sarangkot, it takes 30 minutes drive by jeep from Pokhara, floats above Sarangkot for a while, then heads over Pokhara before performing spiralling acrobatics on descent on Phewa Tal next to Lakeside.
We, the best Nepal paragliding company offer 3 flights a day, 7 days a week at 10:30 AM, 12:00 PM and 14.00 PM. The sun needs to have been out long enough to heat the earth and create the thermals necessary for lift. The early morning flight tends to be a bit less than 30 minutes as the thermals haven't developed yet. If you are looking for a calm, less turbulent flight, this is the best time. By 11:30, the thermals have become active and the best conditions for paragliding are in place. If you want to get your money's worth, this is the best time to fly.
Paragliding Pokhara Nepal can do all year round as long as it's not raining and the thermals are active. The peak season for paragliding in Nepal are the normal tourist season in Nepal - September/October/November and February/March. The falls months are the clearest where thermals develop quickly with easy, high flying of up to 3000m.
The best time of paragliding Pokhara Nepal, however might be if you catch a lucky window of clear skies during the monsoon season of July and August when the vegetation is lush and the rivers are the thundering. It is advisable to book paragliding in Nepal in advance. You can book your seat for paragliding in Nepal with us by phone and email.