Paragliding is yet another adventure sport that is gaining popularity in Nepal. The thrill of flying off a hilltop can be exhilarating and a wonderful way to get a birds' eye-view. Flying next to the eagles, kites and vultures can be an experience of a lifetime. The view of course can be unbelievable as you look down on temple tops, villages, terraced farmland, the beautiful Phewa Lake and the shining white peaks of the Himalayas.
The topography and climate of Nepal make it the ideal destination for such sport. The beautiful, vast valleys of Nepal with subtropical conditions provide plenty of thermals and produce perfect 'cloud streets' which are ideal for paraglider.
Pokhara, the lake valley is one of the most popular place in the world for paragliding that offers you beautiful views of the lakes and the glorious Annapurna range at altitudes ranging from 800 m to 2100 m, you can enjoy unparalleled views and the thrill is one of a kind.The takeoff site at Sarangkot height (1592m) is on the 45 m by 45m clearing cut out of the slope overlooking Phewa lake. With the lake 2000 feet below and the mountains behind, you could not ask for a more picturesque site.