Paragliding in Nepal is the dream of every adventure seeker. Relatively a
new adventure sport in Nepal, it is highly liked among the lovers of
adventure. Soaring high in the air above the snow-carpeted mountains is an
exhilirating experience. You view some of the best scenes on the earth, from
the sky. You share space with the creatures of the air, soaking in the
wonderful view of the marvellous Himalayan ranges. We are sure, the feeling
you would experience, would be incomparable.
|Nature of the Sport
|Flying Season In Nepal
||November to February
||November and December
||3,900 m above the sea level
» Nepal is a wonderful place for paragliding.
» Paragliding or powered paragliding is undertaken in Nepal mostly in
Annapurna range, more specifically the Pokhara Valley.
» Paragliding in the Pokhara Valley gives munforgettable views of the
world's 8000m peaks.
» Several training schools in Nepal train people in paragliding.
Nepal's landscape and climate make it a ever-luring destination for
paragliding holidays. The tree line in Nepal is at an incredible 3900metre.
There are no valley winds. Conditions are constant to great extent after the
departure of monsoon. Most popular months among the paraglider fraternity
are November, December and January. However, the adventure activity begins
from early days of October and continues till May.
Falconry and Parahawking
Falconry and parahawking add more thrill to the adventure vacations.
Parahawking is a not-so-long-ago launched art in which hunter birds are
trained to fly with paragliders, guide them to thermals and even produce
aerobatic activities. Eagles, vultures and kites are mostly used for the
purpose. Black kites are much liked by the adventure seekers for they are
very agile in flights and are able to out-manoeuvre even the most skilled
The passenger is accompanied by a pilot in tandem flying. Both of them have
seperate paragliding harness. Paragliding harnesses are manufactured keeping
comfort and safety of the passengers in mind. The passenger just relaxes and
soaks in the beautiful scenic view. He can also easily take the photographs.