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Paragliding Pokhara
paragliding in pokhara NEPAL

Pokhara is a dream city with entertainment and amusing sights in its every corner. Pokhara has been popularly known as the ‘city of nature’, or the ‘city of lakes’ and so on. The city is not only full of natural diversity, but also rich in its cultural aspects. Many people find the city a glorious destination for vacations and cultural site. With the rise in internal and external tourism in Pokhara, there has been development in the recreational sports as well. One of the most demanding sports is Paragliding in the Pokhara valley.

Paragliding in Pokhara from the height of Sarangkot hill lets you view the entire 360 degree view of the entire valley along with the famous lake and glistening snow-capped mountains in the north. You can soar through the sky like an eagle and maybe even meet one flying along. The experience of gliding in the cool weather with an awesome view is an experience one should have once in a lifetime. If you want to get the thrill of paragliding in Pokhara but you are afraid, feel not, for our tandem pilots are well-experienced in maneuvering the flight for more than 8 years. They will ensure your safety first and make sure your journey through the sky is comfortable and enjoyable. The pilots can even show you some tricks with the flight if you are up to it.

Paragliding flight timings:

  • First flight: 9:30 A.M.
  • Second flight: 11:30 A.M.
  • Last flight: 1:30 P.M.
  • First flight: 9:30 A.M.
  • First flight: 9:30 A.M.
  • First flight: 9:30 A.M.

Included in the cost

  • Pick up and drop services
  • Photo and video during paragliding

Trip overview

  • Duration: 1 day (30 min drive from Pokhara)
  • Paragliding duration: 30 min/ 60 min
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Max. Altitude: 3000m (while paragliding)
  • Transportation: Private vehicle and tourist bus
  • Seasons: February, March, Sep, Oct & Nov.
  • Activities: Sightseeing
  • Starts from: Pokhara
  • Ends at: Pokhara

Cost & condition

  • Group Size: Minimum 1 person
  • Single room Supplement: 150.00 USD
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Cost per person:
    Standard flight (30 minutes) Rs. 7500 ($75)
    Cross-country (40-60 minutes) Rs. 11,000 ($110)
    GoPro footage (5 minutes video, 30 stills) Rs. 1700 ($17)
Bungee jumping
Bungy Jumping in Nepal-5

Nepal is a country of ups and down. It takes you hours to climb uphill and then descend to the other side in the mountains of Nepal. Amidst the high mountain ridges with rivers running along its foothills, there is the emergence of the perfect thrill, the bungee jumping. For most people bungee jumping is an adventure itself, for others, free falling is like jerking your soul out of your body. Nevertheless, it is one that needs to be experienced to know its effect on oneself.

Bungee jumping above the voracious Bhote-Koshi River from a suspension bridge has been a popular destination for bungee lovers. The suspension bridge is 160 meters long and the river is very deep with turbulent flow. It is the longest free fall in the world. So, you cannot miss this if you are a thrill seeker. You can even record your thrill of the world getting upside down.

Bungee jumping in Bhote-Koshi requires pre booking. It takes about 4 hours to reach Bhote-Koshi from Kathmandu. There are also other places providing bungee. There is one and only Bungee spot in Pokhara where once can experience it along with other recreational sports like paragliding. You can try all the recreational sports in Pokhara itself. The speciality of bungee jumping in Pokhara is that it provides a magnificent view of the Himalayan Mountains, hills and rivers with the free fall.

Bungee Jumping in Bhote-Koshi

  • Duration: 1 day (3 hrs drive from Kathmandu)
  • Vertical drop: 130m
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Grade: Easy
  • Transportation: Private vehicle and tourist bus
  • Seasons: February, March, Sep, Oct & Nov

Bungee Jumping in Pokhara

  • Duration: 1 day (20 minutes drive from Lakeside, Pokhara)
  • Vertical drop: 70m
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Grade: Easy
  • Transportation: Private vehicle and tourist bus
  • Seasons: February, March, Sep, Oct & Nov

Timings

  • First jump: 8:30 A.M.
  • Second jump: 10:30 A.M.
  • Third jump: 12:15 P.M.
  • Fourth jump: 02:00 P.M
  • Last jump: 03:00 P.M

Included in the cost

  • Pick up and drop services
  • Photo and video during bungee jump
Ultra light flight in Pokhara
ultra light

Ultra light flight is the next step of paragliding in Pokhara. While the paragliding gradually descends, you can choose to ascend higher in your ultra light flight. With this flight you can never get enough of the mountain ranges and the towering white Himalayan ranges. It provides a bird-eye-view of the surrounding along with the whole Pokhara valley, beautiful blue lakes and river gorges. You can fly through the cool air like a prideful grand bird. The flight duration depends on you; it can last for 15 minutes to 90 minutes. So depending on your time, the pilot takes you to different locations around Pokhara for sightseeing from above.

This type of ultra flight has been popular for developing TV programs, video documentations as well as film shootings. Tourists too enjoy their day through the flight for sightseeing several locations within a short period of time. The view of Pokhara valley is stunning with surrounding mountains and rivers flowing through the valley. The lakes are the cherries on the beautiful city. The pilot takes you around the famous spots and closer to the Annapurna mountain range. The ultra flight pilots are all well experienced and have worked for a long time in Pokhara’s ultra light flight trips. We provide you with the most experienced ultra light pilots who are of Nepali as well as international origins.

Flight timings

  • Morning flight: 6:00 to 11:00
  • Day flight: 14:30 to 17:00
  • Duration: 15 min/30 min/ 60 min/ 90 min
  • Location: Pokhara airport

Included in the cost

  • Pick up and drop services
  • Photo and video during paragliding
Rafting in Nepal
trishuli rafting-1

Rafting is a popular water sport in the country full of rivers. The river water in Nepal is fresh, directly flown from the melted Himalayan glaciers and lakes. Some rivers are calm at times while some flow voraciously depending on the topography and water pressure. You can experience much thrill with rafting and kayaking in the turbulent water. Through rafting in rivers of Nepal, you will see the valleys and villages of Nepal, with terraced rice fields and magnificent gorges. The rivers hurriedly take you to explore various places in the countryside and submerge you in its excitement. However, it is a sport that requires team work. Following the proper instructions of the guide and teamwork you can get the best of rafting.

Bhote-Koshi River rafting (2 days)

On the list of most thrilling rafting in Nepal, Bhote-Koshi River tops it with its wild waves and current. Rafting here requires techniques and more active teamwork. Rafting in this river is as exciting as one can imagine. The river flows through with steeply descending, forming more wild current. The sport turns into stunt that continues to bring forth more challenges till the end.

  • Departure point: Kathmandu
  • Travel Duration: 5 hrs
  • start point: KM 95
  • River end point: Lomasangu Dam
  • River grade: III-IV
  • Return duration: 3 hrs

Marsyangdi River rafting (5 days)

Another destination is the Marshyangdi River with its great volume of water and fast flowing current, which requires a different technical approach to pass through. The river was opened for rafting in 1996. It is located to the eastern part of the Annapurna circuit. Marsyangdi river has maintained its pride for its beautiful views of valleys and clear white water flow.

  • Departure point: Kathmandu or Pokhara
  • Travel Duration: 8 hrs
  • River start point: Nagdi
  • River end point: Bimal Nagar
  • River grade: III-IV
  • Return duration: 4 hrs

Trishuli River rafting (1 to 3 days)

Rafting in Trishuli River is a moderate and safe trip to experience rafting, in which the current varies depending on the season and time of rafting. Rafting can be a one day’s trip or can be extended to varied durations. A night includes dinning in the resort at the bank of the river.

  • Departure point: Kathmandu or Pokhara
  • Travel Duration: 3 hrs
  • River start point: Charaundi
  • River end point: Simaltal
  • River grade: III
  • Return duration: 4 hrs

Sunkoshi River rafting (8 to 10 days)

Another great destination is the Sunkoshi River, also known as the ‘River of gold’. It has been marked within the top ten in the list of rafting trips all over the world. It consists of both: voluminous water and adrenaline drifting rapids.

  • Departure point: Kathmandu Travel
  • Duration: 3 hrs River
  • River start point: Dolalghat
  • River end point: Chattra
  • River grade: IV-V
  • Return duration: 14 hrs
Zipflyer in Pokhara
zipflyer in nepal ziplining

The Zipflyer in Pokhara is the world’s most extreme zipliner. With a vertical drop of 600m at 56 degrees, maximum speed of upto 120 kmph and a total length of 1800m, the zipliner is an epic thrilling machine in Nepal. From the moment takeoff on your shuttles to the point of landing, the whole experience is priceless as cool air hits you and you glide through the air and for a moment you enjoy the natural beauty of the vast scene of the valley, rivers and mountains along with the thrill of the ride.

The zipflyer in Pokhara is located at the hilltop of Sarangkot which is about 10km from the city. At the zipflyer spot you will be instructed by our guides before your takeoff. The participants must weigh between 35 kg and 125 kg (75lb and 275lb). It is not recommended to people with back or neck problems or pregnant. Two participants are launched at once after the backward count till ‘1’ and it’s a race till the landing platform. As you feel like wind has swept you away above the lush green forest, enjoy your ride with eyes on the grand view of the Machapuchhre and Annaupurna mountain range. The whole ride is captured by the camera attached to the shuttle, so you can have them at the end of your ride.

Activity detail

  • Horizontal length: 1800m
  • Vertical drop: 600m
  • Zipliner max speed: 120 KPH
  • Ride duration: 2 minutes
  • Ride inclination: 56 degrees
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Grade: Easy
  • Transportation: Private vehicle and tourist bus
  • Seasons: February, March, Sep, Oct & Nov.
  • Activities: Zipliner

Includes in the cost

  • Transportation both way with pick up and drop services
  • Photo and video of the activity

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