Paragliding in Nepal (Pokhara) - 1 day

Things to Know
  • Duration1 Day
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Altitude 1,600 m Sarangkot
  • Trip Type Paragliding
  • Start and End Pokhara and Pokhara
  • Best Time September to May
What You’ll Do
  • Best view of Pokhara from the top of Sarangkot
  • Get to experience recreational sports, the thrill of paragliding from an altitude of 1600m
  • Experience for yourself the breathtaking views of Dhaulagiri (8167m), Machhapuchhare (6993m) and, Annapurna II (8,091m)
  • Enjoy the calming view of Fewa Lake
  • Paragliding in Pokhara is the best way of enjoying the mesmerizing aerial view of the magnificent Himalayas.   


Paragliding is a whole new way of enjoying the beauty of Nepal. With the help of experienced pilots, you can choose short tandem flights, opt for certified paragliding courses, or even go paragliding with hawks -- people among adventures as parahawking.

The low-lying valleys of Nepal provide some of the best paragliding experiences in the world. Pokhara, for example, has been rated by gliders among the best places to enjoy paragliding. Paragliding not only provides you with the opportunity to enjoy a bird’s eye view of the beautiful landscape, lush forests, crystal clear lakes, terraced farmlands and beautiful settlements, but it also offers you unrivalled views of mountains lining up across the country’s northern horizon. Paragliding began in Nepal in the 1990s in Pokhara. It has come a long way since. There are dozens of paragliding companies in Nepal, especially Pokhara Valley, who ensure you get the best experience.



Whether you plan to visit Pokhara at the beginning or towards the end of your trips, paragliding is a suitable activity to include in your itinerary. It offers a unique and exhilarating experience that can enhance your overall travel experience in Pokhara. Whether you start with paragliding to kick off your adventure or choose it as a thrilling finale, it is sure to leave you with lasting memories and a sense of adventure in this beautiful destination.

Paragliding in Pokhara

Many have described Pokhara as a haven for paragliders. There are various paragliding take-off points in Pokhara and its surroundings. However, the best and the most popular among them is Sarangkot Hill. The Sarangkot hill offers breathtaking views of some of the highest mountains in the world. Gliders take off from Sarangkot and land on the banks of Fewa Lake. Other take-off points are Mandredhunga and Toripani.

The Paragliding trip goes for 20-30 mins and 40-60 mins (you can choose as per your interest).

Flight Cost

For 20-to 30-minute flight: USD 100 per person 
For 40-60 minute flight: USD 150 per person 

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    The absolute beauty of nature you will find in Pokhara and its surroundings. Pokhara is known as a paragliding hub in Nepal. From your hotel, you will be 20 minutes to get to Sarangkot. Then your paragliding pilot will shortly brief you about your adventure and you will fly to Pame. From Pame you will be transferred to the hotel. During your paragliding, you will see many beautiful Himalaya range with Phewa Lake.

    Trip Cost Details
    • Pick up & drops by tourist vehicle from hotel
    • All permits and entrance fees for paragliding
    • Photo and video of your flight
    • The required number of ground staff during the tour like Driver, Helpers etc.
    • All administrative expenses and government taxes
    • Tourist service charges
    • Items of Personal Interest
    • Tips for hostess and driver. (Tipping is expected)
    • Any expenses other than the Price Include section
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