The history of paragliding in Nepal is not long, but it is emerging as one of the fastest growing sports in Nepal due to the suitable weather and best locations to carry it out. Paragliding in Nepal is a wonderful experience, enabling you to enjoy the scenic beauty of countryside and breathtaking white Himalayan mountain ranges.
For the adventure seeker, paragliding can be a fulfilling experience and a ride that will take you over some of the best scenery on earth. The flying season in Nepal commences from November through February, the best months being November and December. One of the favorite locations for paragliding in Nepal is Sarangkot in Pokhara (1,592m). Qualified pilots provide a short briefing before launching.
Paragliding sites include in the Kathmandu area: Mt Monastery, Lakuri Bhanjyang, Shivapuri, Shivapuri New, Hetauda, Shreebran, Dhulikhel. In the Pokhara area: Sarangkot, Diki-Danga, Begnas Tal, Muktinath, Korchon, Nuwakot, Galem, Tansen, Bandipur, Andi-Khola-Sirkot, Sirubari, Dechuli, Karkineta, Chitwan and in the Western Region: Surkhet, and Dailekh.