Paragliding has been in vogue in Nepal since 1995 and the sport is getting ever more popular. You can sign in as a beginner and leave with many flying hours under your belt. Soaring high above with the hawks and enjoying incredible views of the Himalayan peaks from this vantage point is an experience you will never forget.
BEST TIME TO GO
Spring : March - May Fall : September - November
At these times, the weather is at its best, being hot but not uncomfortably so, and there’s usually minimal or no rain.
A DAY TRIP
Soar into the sky and witness the picturesque view of the snow-capped mountains and pristine lakes by enjoying the thrill of experiencing paragliding in Pokhara which is one of the best paragliding places in Nepal. Along with the experienced pilots, the adventure junkies can choose among the tandem flights and the fully certified paragliding courses, solo flights and even get the chance to fly with the hawks!
A DAY TRIP
Settled at distance of 10 Kms from Patan and Kathmandu, this place is a paradise for the adventure junkies. The Godavari is one of the finest paragliding spots in Nepal where the travelers can enjoy the thrill of gliding amidst the breathtaking landscape views adorned with greenery. Click pictures with your eyes and store them in the SD card of your memories to treasure them for a lifetime.
A DAY TRIP
Witness the crystal clear sky at Chapakharka in Kathmandu as you take off from the height of 2100 meters from the sea level. This area is surrounded by lush-greenery and vastly spread vegetation and pollution free air to take inside. This place is located just 13 kms from the Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu and makes a great location to experience paragliding in Nepal.
Phulchowki is another hotspot among the paragliding places in Nepal. Often called the valley of flowers in Nepal, Phulchowki is the highest green hill from where the adventure junkies can take off and glide in the sky. This is one of the prominent mountain peaks which surrounds the Kathmandu valley and makes a great spot for the risk takers to paraglide and hike to the peak.
A DAY TRIP
Kot Danda is one of the ideal paragliding places in Nepal. Another gem settled within Kathmandu is the Kot Danda valley which is also a picturesque paragliding spot. Located 12 Kms away from Tribhuvan airport, apart from being the perfect spot for thermal navigation, this place is also blessed with the finest views of the lush-green vegetation and birds. Make sure you follow all the safety instructions given to you, while paragliding here.
Bandipur is yet another spot among the popular paragliding places in Nepal that offers breathtaking views. You get to see Manaslu mountain, Ganesh Himal peak and Annapurna massif of the Himalayas. Tandem flying is available so even if this is your first time in paragliding, you can rely on the pilot who would be flying with you. You can go for a calm scenic float or an acrobatic tumbling. Make sure you wear shoes that grip to your feet and also a comfortable jacket.