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  • Trip introduction

    Take-off from the hilltop village of Sarangkot for a 20-30 minute tandem paragliding trip in Pokhara. An experienced pilot will accompany you to navigate the winds and ensure a safe paragliding experience. All you need to do is sit back in the glider as ascends 3,000 feet above the ground. From here, you'll get some of the most spectacular views of the Phewa Lake below you and mountains of the Annapurna Conservation Area on the horizon. Gliding over the terraced farms, villages and grasslands of Pokhara, you'll land in Pame after a thrilling session of paragliding.

    Destination

    Sarangkot is a small village located at an altitude of over 5,200 ft atop the namesake Sarangkot mountain. The area is known for some of the most amazing views of snow-capped Himalayan mountains like Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Annapurna. These views, coupled with perfect wind activity for flying, make the village a hotspot for paragliding trips.

    On this tandem paragliding trip in Pokhara, you can avail a pick-up service from most hotels in Lake Side, Pokhara. After ending the flight at Pame, you can also avail a drop-off service back to most hotels in Lake Side.

    Destination highlights

    Get a bird's eye view of gorgeous landscapes while paragliding in Pokhara. | Catch views of snow-capped mountains on the horizon. | Enjoy the thrill of flying over 3,000 ft above ground. | Glide over the mountain slopes of Pokhara for 20-30 minutes.

    Activity Details

    8-9 kms

    20-30 mins

    3000 ft

    Yes

    Trip details
  • Go paragliding in Pokhara!

    If you're staying at a hotel in the Lake Side area of Pokhara, you'll be picked-up and driven to the take-off point, approximately 45 minutes before your flight timing. Once you arrive at the take-off point, you'll have a quick briefing session to understand the protocols and rules to be followed during the flight. Suit up in the harness and take-off to enjoy an exhilarating 20-30 minutes of tandem paragliding across the mountain slopes of Pokhara. You'll land in the grasslands of Pame. Take the transfer back to your hotel in the Lake Side area. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Sarangkot, Pokhara

    Pame, Pokhara

    09:30 AM

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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 3 days before departure of the Pokhara paragliding trip: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made more than 3 days or less before departure of the Pokhara paragliding trip: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    All cancellations will be charged a flat fee of INR 200 per person, by The Great Next.

    All refunds will be subject to a foreign currency premium/discount.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the tandem pilot while paragliding at Pokhara.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Flights are scheduled to take-off in three time slots: 09:30 hrs and 11:30 hrs. However, wind and weather conditions may cause delays.

    Travellers are required to be older than 8 years to participate. However, this will depend on the height and weight of the child, and will be up to the operator. The operator's word is final. | Travellers younger than 18 years will need parental approval/signatures and will be allowed at the discretion of the tour operator.

    Paragliding is a wind-dependent adventure sport. Accordingly, the tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of paragliding in Pokhara to ensure maximum safety for travellers as well as staff.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident while paragliding in Pokhara.

    The prices for this operator will change depending on the dollar exchange rate, and may be subject to a foreign currency premium/discount.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • One 20-30 min tandem paragliding session

    • Services of experienced paragliding pilots and support crew
    • Pick-up and drop-off from/to most hotels in Lake Side, Pokhara
    • All applicable taxes
    • Rates are inclusive of any international payment transfer fees

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between home city to Lake Side, Pokhara

    • Personal expenses such as meals or beverages etc.
    • Any costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Adventure travel or health insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions
    • Any additional cost due to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Sports shoes (with good grip)
    • Shirt/t-shirt and track pants/jeans
    • Warm sweater or sweatshirt
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • All equipment required for paragliding: helmet, harness etc.

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • ID proof
    • Sunglasses
    • Camera (with strap)

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry all specific and prescribed medications.