Paragliding

Nepal is a beautiful country and is one of the best holiday destinations all around the world. If you are planning to enjoy your holiday in Nepal then you should not miss the experience of paragliding here. Paragliding is an adventure sport of flying paraglide. It will be your lifetime experience, which gives you different thrills and excitement. Soaring in a blue sky with birds (Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles, and kites) makes you feel like you are one of them. Though the duration of the flight maybe 30 to 45 minutes long, it gives you the best memories for your entire life. You fly above the beautiful scenery of pristine forests, beautiful lakes, valleys, villages, rivers, etc. The views of top snow-capped mountains are more overwhelming. Paragliding in Nepal started in 1995 A.D., and within a short period, it has become the most popular sport among the tourists. You either get a solo flight or tandem flights.

There are experienced pilots for the guide, and there are courses for beginners. There are many amazing places where you get to paraglide like Pokhara, Chapakharka, Kot Danda, Godavari, Phulchowki, Bandipur, etc. But Pokhara is the most popular destination for paragliding. It started in 2005 A.D. in Pokhara, and in no time, it gained massive popularity due to its natural beauty. It has also been nominated as a fifth-best location to paraglide in the world. Paragliding here is soaring, like in the depth of natural beauty. You get to see the spectacular views of high mountains like Mt. Machhapuchre (fishtail), Lamjung Himal, Annapurna range, and Himchuli. Below you see the beautiful lakes, villages, forests, temples, and many more. Besides Pokhara, other destinations also provide you with the best experience of paragliding. Chapakharka and Kot Danda, near to the Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu offers you paragliding with views of lush greenery, vastly spread vegetation in pollution-free air. Godavari, located in Patan gives you the best paragliding experience of flying above beautiful landscapes filled with greenery. Phulchowki is the highest green hill from where the glide takes off. It gives you the best adventures of flying high with the views of mountains surrounding the Kathmandu valley. Bandipur is a beautiful Newar village and is also another popular destination for paragliding. You get to fly above a charming village and enjoy the mesmerizing views of the mountains. If you are visiting Nepal then you should surely include this adventure sport on your list.

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