Paragliding in Nepal is a truly wonderful and fulfilling experience for the adventure seeker. A trip will take you over some of the best scenery on earth, as you share airspace with Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles, kites and float over villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungle, with a fantastic view of the majestic Himalaya. Gliding is a weather dependent sports and the flying season in Nepal commences from November through February, the best months being November and December. The takes off point for these flights is Sarankot (1592m.), which also offers prime views of Fewa lake and mountains at sunrise and sunset (provided the skies are clear) and the landing is by the Fewa lake. No previous experience is required as qualified pilots provide a short briefing before launching. This trip and timing can be personalized as per your interest.
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan international airport (TIA) our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. After time to get refreshed, and briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.
Early in the morning, we come to pick you up in your hotel then we drive together to domestic airport of Kathamndu. You will be proceeded One Hour Mountain-flight towards to discover the top of the World (Langtang Lirung( 7234M), Shisha Pangma( 8013M), Dorje- Lakpa(6966M), Phurbi- Ghyachu ( 6637M), Choba-Bhamre(5970M), Kodari (1770M) Road to Lhasa and Tibet, Gauri Shankar (7134M), Melungtse (7181M), Chugimago( 6297M), Pigferago( 6620M), Numbur (6957M), Karyolung (6511M), Cho-oyo( 8201M), Gyachungkang ( 7652M), Pumoki (7161M), Nuptse (7855M), Sagarmatha / Everest ( Everest 8848M), Lhotse ( 8516M), Ama-Dablan (6812M), Chamlang (7319M), Makalu 8463M) and many named / unnamed mountain ranges / peaks. ) which is one of the unique one in the World. From where you can view 13 Snowy capped Mountains over 8000meters high and hundreds of peaks over 6000 meters high. Then return to teh hotel.
After delicious breakfast, our professional / experienced tour guide will take to you for full day sightseeing in historical monuments which includes Boudhanath (biggest Buddhist stupa), Pashupatinath temple (A biggest Hindu temple), swayambhunath known as monkey temple, Kathmandu durbar square, Oldest markets of Nepal called Asan Tole then drive back to Hotel to stay overnight.
Drive to Pokhara passing through the Trishuli River and Marsayandi River valley. Transfer to hotel in the evening we will explore in lake side area and talk about next day programs.
Adventure Paragliding touring day.
Annapurna Panorama Paragliding flights take take a 20 min jeep ride from Pokhara uphill to Sarangkot viewpoint 2000ft above Lakeside. This is where we begin the unforgettable adventure. From here we can see three of the highest mountains in the world. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Manaslu (all over 8000m). We offer 3 types of tandem flights from here.
Option - 01: Cloud Buster Paragliding (Duration: 20-30 Min and cost price: NRs 7,500)
We take off from Sarangkot and thermal above the valley, sour along pristine ridges of trees, over villages and often hear shouts from below as people stare with wonder at these bird-men circling above them. We end the flight with a glide over the lake, and return via jeep to our main office in Lakeside.
Option - 02: Cross Country (Duration: 45-60 Minute and price: NRs 10,500)
This flight allows you to get a taste of the exploration side of flying. Each day provides slightly different conditions, and even throughout the day it is changing, so routes change accordingly. There is the possibility of soaring along the long ridge leading down the valley past Fewa Lake, with the Annapurna range to your right. Other days we cross the valley and soar directly at these stunning 6,000 m + peaks. We will return and land near the lake where a jeep will be waiting to take us back to our office in Lakeside.
Option - 03: Acrobatic Flying (Duration: 10-20 Minute and price: NRs 7,500)
The biggest shot of adrenaline in the Himalayas! See what our world class acro pilots can do with a wing as you loop, spin and spiral through the air. Performing maneuvers called "Helicopter", "SAT", "Back-fly", "Tumble" and "Wingover". This flight will leave you breathless yet and an amazing experience of a lifetime.
Early in the morning at around 5 am Drive to Sarangkot (1680m) for Sunrise view with golden mountain then full day sightseeing in around Pokhara city (e.g.: Bindubashini Temple, Seti river, Old Market, David's Fall Tibetan Monastery, Begnash and Rupalake) and overnight in Hotel.
After taking our breakfast, we back to Kathmandu. Check-in at the hotel is planned thereafter taking the day at your own leisure. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay. We serve you farewell dinner will serve in the evening.
Drop you to the Kathmandu International Airport for your onward destination flights. All sightseeing trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey !!
The best seasons for tour / hiking in Nepal will from January to May and September to December through the year. But from June to August will stays Monsoon in Nepal so there might be a lot of rains in the city and cloudy in the mountains.
The climate of Nepal is as varied as its geography. The low-lying Terai has a sub-tropical monsoonal climate. The Himalaya where most of our treks take place, are best in the cool dry season from September to May. The traditional trekking season in Nepal is late September to December, with October and November generally recognized as having the best weather. Spring is also a popular time of year with warmer weather and the advantage of seeing spring flowers and rhododendrons in bloom. The visibility is good and days are pleasantly warm, although nights can be cold, and snow is possible above 3,000 meters.
This trekking is likely to have a wide range of temperatures depending on the altitude and the time of day. In the mountains up to 3,500m the nights will be cool, normally around 5 degree C, and during the day temperatures sometimes rise to 25 degree C. At higher altitudes temperatures range from about 15 degree C to -10 degree C.
We bring together a small group of people to give them a memorable and insightful travel experience with an invaluable opportunity to interact in a fun-filled environment. Our travel group generally comprises a maximum of 6 members. We need a minimum of 1 participants to run this trips. For individualized trips, no minimum or maximum applies. If you would like to travel independently or with your friends, families and colleagues, you are invited to choose any of the trips at your convenient time frame for any number of people.
Gokyo Treks and Expedition promises you a rewarding trip with an experience that last you lifetime amidst natural and cultural beauties. Here you will find committed team member, world-class quality, personalized service, closest co-operation and great company. Our trekking crews have more than a decade of trekking tour leadership experience. We ensure you get the ultimate holiday experience that exceeds your expectation. Quality service is what matters the most. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition are supremely confident to bring outstanding service throughout your trip without any hassle, it is 100 % guaranteed.
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