Paragliding is a recreational and competitive flying sport. A paraglider is a free-flying, foot-launched aircraft. The pilot sits in a harness suspended below a fabric wing, whose shape is formed by its suspension lines and the pressure of air entering vents in the front of the wing. Paragliding is a simple form of aviation requiring no mechanics, only the power of thermal uplifts. By paragliding you can for fill mankind oldest dream: free flight and what better place to experience this exhilarating sensation than in Nepal. You soar wing tip to wing tip with the eagles, a glistening lake below you and the formidable Himalayan peaks behind you as you glide through the crisp clean air.
A glider is a light non motorized foot launched inflatable wing. You launch yourself into the sky from a gentle slope facing into the wind. There are no sudden drops or plunges or the sensation of falling, so a fear of heights is not normally a problem. Everybody who takes the plunge is surprised at how quiet and peaceful this experience is. So if you like the idea of drifting comfortably amongst the clouds, then why not join in this magical experience.The guides and pilots are all fully trained and experienced in Himalayan knowledge and local weather conditions. They operate with the upmost safety so you can rest at ease and enjoy your experience.
Paragliding takes place in Pohkara. Your launching place is at Sarangkot, a hill station 25 minutes jeep drive above lake side. Sarangkot is 1600m above sea level. You launch by using the thermals and rise up above Sarangkot to see the stunning panorama of Annapunrna, Dhaulaghiri and Manaslu.