Paragliding in Pokhara
Among the many extreme sports available in Nepal, paragliding is one of the most famous one. A lifetime opportunity to feel like a bird, paragliding is the ultimate escape into paradise. Soaring high above the ground in a dimensionless space gives you the perspective of the infinite.
Paragliding in Nepal offers some of the best view of the nature. Nepal is surrounded by mountain ranges and packed with unexploited natural ecosystem, which elevates the experience of paragliding. The most famous and common destination for paragliding in Nepal is Pokhara. At a distance of 200 kilometers from the capital city, Pokhara is the perfect vacation spot affluent in beautiful lakes and mountain views.
Paragliding in Pokhara
Paragliding in Pokhara is like eating a meal of all your favorite dishes. The 30 to 45 minute flight is a great way to have a bird eye view of the beautiful Pokhara and the nearby hills. There is just too much too see in the world and Pokhara summarizes all of nature’s beauty in its ecosystem. Pokhara incorporates all the possible existing treasures of the nature into its small premise. Viewing all of that in a single picture is a worthwhile experience.
View from Pokhara Paragliding
The mountains covered in white blanket of snow stand against the green hills. View of some of the highest mountain ranges- Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre will make you surrender to the incredible skill of the creator. Threads of silver lakes and rivers make their way through hills, valleys and green forests.
All of this is the sight available from the height of the flight. From your view point, you will see every humongous building reduced to a negligible size. The settlements shrinks into something that looks like scribblings on a green paper. Nothing is big anymore and yet the world appears to be bigger than it ever was.
Since it is an extreme sport, there is no doubt about the risks that are involved. Pokhara, being one of the top 5 commercial paragliding destination in the world, is known for its safe landing and taking-off zones.
There are no government regulations for paragliding in Nepal. Hence, before selecting a company, do your research well. Insure that the company you are working with has a verifiable qualification. Make sure that they also provide you with an insurance coverage.
A great way to enjoy the aerial environment is Tandem Paragliding in Pokhara. You save yourself from the effort of having to learn how to control the paraglider. Instead, your expert will take care of the launch, flight and landing for you. You can sit comfortably, but in a thrill, and enjoy your flight.
Paragliding is very sensitive to season and weather conditions. The clearer the sky, the better is the experience. Throughout the year, the sky in Nepal is pretty much clear. Hence, paragliding in Pokhara takes place every day if weather permits. The best season are autumn between September and October and spring between March to June. If you are attempting it during November and December, make sure it is not a gloomy day.