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Sarangkot is the most popular tourist destination from where the tourist can enjoy the great view of the Pokhara Valley and the magnificent view of the mountains. Sarangkot is only 5 km from Lake Side, Pokhara. Sarangkot is the highest view point for a sunrise and it is just 1592m high. Sarangkot is 5 degrees cooler than Pokhara. Sarangkot can be reached easily by 45 minutes by a car ride to the top from Pokhara and then 45 minutes hike up to the main view point. Many tourists come to Sarangkot for sunrise view and go back after few hours but it will be good if tourist stay there for one night and enjoy the view and city light of Pokhara from Sarangkot. Paragliding can also be done from Sarangkot. From Sarangkot, on the northern direction we can see Dhaulagiri in the far west. Annapurna range is visible when the weather is clear on the same side. On the southern direction the village overlooks the city of Pokhara and its lake on the north-western outskirts of the city.
Paragliding in Nepal can be a truly wonderful and fulfilling experience for the adventure seeker. A trip will take you over some of the best scenery on earth, as you share airspace with Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles, kites and float over villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungle, with a fantastic view of the majestic Himalaya. Paragliding is another adventurous activities being carried out in Nepal to amuse the visitors. There are various places suitable for organizing paragliding but Sarangkot (1592m) in Pokhara is the best among all. We would go for at least 30 to 45 minute flight which would provide an exiting experience that would cherish for the rest of life. For those who want to find out what paragliding is all about , the pilot will explain and about it and teach its use so that it would be easy for anyone to control the glider. October to April is the best period for paragliding in Nepal. It is one of the best ways to view Nepal and its Himalayan panorama by a short flight from Sarankot. While on flight , one can observe the glory of Annapurna range and beautiful landscape around Pokhara valley, virgin Mt; Fishtail (Machhapuchhre), Lamjung Himal, Annapaurna Himal, Himchuli, Fewa Lake, Rice field, Rivers and settlements. Certainly, the flight gives anyone thrills with a great photographic opportunity.
Tandem flying involves a passenger flying with a pilot. Both have separate harnesses that are attached to each other and the wing. Paragliding harnesses are built for comfort and safety; they feel more like an armchair. After take-off the passengers just sits back, relax and enjoys the unfolding magnificent sceneries. Because Para gliders can foot launch and gently foot land again and are very portable we can take them anywhere and fly from most mountains in Nepal.
This is midday flight gives you the thrill of a high flight as we thermal up above Sarangkot in the company of eagles and vultures. It's a 30 minute flight and we land by the lake.
This is one hour flight offers you the chance to experience flying from one valley to another. Using thermals, clouds and birds to guide us, we take you on an unforgettable journey north of Pokhara towards the Annapurna mountain range. Based on the weather conditions we fly as far as we can and aim to return to Pokhara same afternoon. A fly reach altitude of between 2500m to 3400m before returning Pokhara by air.
Itinerary in detail
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and meet with company’s representative at the airport and transfer to Hotel. Welcome drink and short briefing, relax.
Day 2: Full day Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley with Tour Guide by private car, overnight in Hotel.
Day 3: Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Sightseeing in Pokhara Valley with Guide by private car. Drive from Pokhara to Sarangkot for Sunset View above the high Himalayan Range and stunning view of Annapurna Range, Dhaulagiri Range, Machhapuchhre and other snow-capped mountains as well as Pokhara Valley. Overnight in Resort.
Day 4: Early in the morning, hike to View Tower for Sunrise View over the Annapurna Massif and other high mountains. Enjoy with majestic view of Annapurna Range, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri Range and scenic Pokhara Valley. Back to Resort and have a breakfast. After breakfast, just prepare for the Paragliding from Sarangkot to Pokhara Valley. Transfer to Hotel.
Day 5: Drive from Pokhara to World Peace Stupa and enjoy with spectacular view of the high Himalayan Ranges and scenery of Pokhara Valley as well as Phewa Lake. Climb down to Lake Side through the Deep Forest and take a boat and visit Phewa Lake and have a Lunch, after Lunch fly back to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel by private car.
Day 6: Full day Sightseeing in Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Square with Tour Guide by private car, Overnight in Hotel.
Day 7: Departure to International Airport.
Our Tour Package Includes:
* Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
* Domestic flight ticket KTM/PKR/KTM and domestic airport tax.
* 6 nights accommodation with breakfast at 3*** Standard hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
* Kathmandu city tour as per the above itinerary.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot water during the trek.
* All transportation (Private Car).
* Paragliding Package Cost.
* Tourist service charge, Vat.
* Office Service charge.
* Guide & support staffs insurance and salary
* Any meals in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fees
* Items and expenses of personal nature
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot shower, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone, internet
* Personal Trekking Equipments
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...
Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.
Note: The package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste. For more information please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.