Paragliding in Nepal gives you an opportunity for some of the best views of the Himalayas. Enjoy the experience of a lifetime. Fly over villages, terraced fields, lakes, monasteries, and verdant valleys. Moreover, enjoy the fantastic view of the snow-capped peaks, flying with vultures, eagles, and kites as you float in the sky. With its low-lying valleys and high mountains, Nepal offers one of the best paragliding experiences in the world.
Both Kathmandu and Pokhara offer tandem paragliding flights from several launching sites. Each flight is made in the company of well-experienced pilots to guide you through the skies. Paragliding is a weather-dependent activity that depends on the weather condition. Therefore it is best during the autumn and the spring season.
Pokhara is one of the top sites in the world to experience Paragliding. The launching site for Pokhara is Sarangkot(1592m) which is about 20 minutes drive from Lakeside, Pokhara. Furthermore, Sarangkot offers an incredible view of the mountains and the Phewa lake below. The landing site is by the side of the Phewa lake.
Accordingly, there are several launching sites in Kathmandu as well. One can choose what suits the best such as:
4. Kot Danda