People like to fly. They dream of flying high like a kite or an eagle in the sky. Now it is possible in Nepal by paragliding. It is the purest form of flying by the help of rising currents of warm air. It can stay aloft for many hours and travel great distance. This simple engine free aircraft fits easily into a rucksack and weighs around 12 kg. The passenger can foot launch and gently foot land again with minimum effort. Due to the portable nature and easy launch characteristics of a paraglider, it can be it can be a really amazing experience.
Best Seasons for Paragliding in Nepal
Gliding is a weather dependent sport and the flying season in Nepal commences from November through February, but the best months are November and December.
Paragliding offers various tours. For the beginning three day introductory course or tandem (where you fly with an instructor) is offered. The experienced ones may fly on their own.
Paragliding Flying Sites in Nepal
There are not many flying sites for paragliding in Nepal. In 2011 the rule and regulation of Nepal banned to fly in any other places in the country. Only paragliding in Pokhara, Bandipur and Katmandu are allowed with permit. One of the most popular and best place is Pokhara. Pokhara is the best place for paragliding in Nepal.
Here are some places where you could do the paragliding:
- Begnas Tal
- Andi Khola
- Lakhuri Bhanjyang
- Shiva Puri
Contact us if you would also like to do this refreshing and adventurous activity and also feel free to write us if you have any other inquiries about paragliding in Nepal.