Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Paragliding in Nepal
Paragliding in Nepal is a relatively new adventure sport. This form of tourism activity has been popular for the adventure-seekers within short period. Paragliding in Nepal can be a truly wonderful and fulfilling experience where you can fly like mythical Icarus without fear of falling down.
The main area for flying in Nepal is the Annapurna region, more specifically the Pokhara valley. This lakeside town is Nepal's second "city", nestled at the foot of the Annapurna Himal.
The best months among other are November and December. The takes off point for the majority of these paragliding flights is Sarankot that is at the height of 6000 feet. Likewise, the descent is near the magnificent Fewa Lake.
What makes Paragliding in this region more interesting?
There are many reasons behind its popularity. First, You can experience unparalleled scenic grandeur as you share airspace with Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles, kites, while floating over villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungles, with a fantastic view of the majestic Himalayas. Second, the topography and climate of Nepal also make it an ideal destination. Moreover, you will be under the guidance of well trained paragliding experts that makes you feel more comfortable. For example, there is a three-day introductory course for beginners.
In short, paragliding is interesting experience and paragliding in Nepal is such delightful and woe inspiring experience that you will never forget throughout your life.