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Tandem Paragliding in Pokhara

1. Tandem Paragliding in Pokhara

Glide over spectacular mountains with villages and monasteries perched on the hill tops, enchanting deep valleys, river gorges, and lakes on this paragliding adventure in Pokhara. Nepal is one of the world’s best paragliding locations as there are always reliable updrafts to take you soaring for hours. The scenery is magic and unforgettable especially when viewed from a few hundred meters above. On a perfect day, you will see dozens of paragliders soaring above Sarangkot, Pokhara, and Lake Phewa above some of the world’s best scenery including a fantastic view of the majestic Himalayas. Tandem flights include the services of qualified and experienced pilots. You may even have some hands-on practice at controlling the glider yourself under careful supervision. In the morning after breakfast, drive to Sarankot Paragliding spot to meet the pilot. After an expert briefing you take-off with your pilot on the tandem Paraglider. The 30 to 45 minute flight affords unforgettable views of Annapurna Range, the beautiful Fish Tail, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Annapurna, Lamjung Himal, Manaslu, and the great Dhaulagiri. Afterwards, you will be met at the landing location on the lake shore and transferred to your hotel or back to Sarangkot for another flight.

Sarangkot Sunrise from Pokhara

2. Sarangkot Sunrise from Pokhara

Sarangkot is the small hilltop which is famous for its breath taking view of sunrise and Annapurna range and Fishtail (Virgin Mountain). From here, you can see a panoramic sweep of Himalayan peaks, from Dhaulagiri (8167m) in the west to the perfect pyramid that is Machhapuchhare (6997m) and the rounded peak of Annapurna II (7937m) in the east. Most people come here at dawn or dusk, when the sun picks out the peaks in brilliant colours. Early in the morning our representative assists you at your hotel and drive to Sarangkot for the breath taking view of sunrise and Annapurna range and sightseeing of the Sarangkot hill packing breakfast at Sarangkot hill and drive back to Pokhara. Itinerary: 5:00am: Our driver and vehicle assists you at your hotel (inside Pokhara lakeside and Pardi area only) and transfer to Sarangkot hill. 5:45am: Panoramic view of sunrise and Annapurna range as well as view of the Pokhara valley 8:00am: Drive back to Pokhara and transfer to customer's hotel. 

Easy Full-Day Hiking with Sunrise from Sarangkot

3. Easy Full-Day Hiking with Sunrise from Sarangkot

Start your day bright and early at 5:00 AM at your Lakeside area accommodation in Pokhara. Here, waiting in the lobby, your friendly driver/guide will be eager to meet you and after a brief meet and greet, you will head off on a short and scenic 40-minute drive to the top of Sarangkot hill.  Upon your arrival at Sarangkot hill, you will have the opportunity to take a scenic 30-minute hike to get yourself to a great vantage point that is excellent for views. From this location, you will have unimpeded views of the Sunrise over Mount Annapurna, truly a sight to behold. After your Sunset viewing experience, you will then enjoy a hike that descends through villages and forests. Your guide will be sure to fill you with heaps of information about the surrounding area as you pass through it. You will continue your descent until you reach Fewa Lake from the North-west, here, you will commence your walk on flat rice terrace for roughly 40-minutes. Whilst doing so, you'll cross a small bridge before ascending again to the World peace Stupa. From the top of Stupa, you will again enjoy more breathtaking views of the Annapurna ranges, Fewa Lake and Pokhara valley. During your time here you'll also get to explore the world peace pagoda and the Buddhist chanting room. Continue on your descent further for another hour until you reach the bottom of the hill. At this point, you will walk further to reach Devi's waterfall, and in front of it, the Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave. After your waterfall and cave experience, you will be transported back to the Lakeside area, completing your day of adventure. 

Pokhara: The World’s Longest Zip-Line

4. Pokhara: The World’s Longest Zip-Line

Get excited and gear up for an incredible zip lining adventure. Set your sight on exploring completely new varieties of adventure activities that will push your adrenalin to the max! Challenge your spirit as you take on thrills, excitement, and fun as you have never experienced before. Enjoy the moment of madness, the feeling of utmost excitement, and the sense of being free! Fly though the clear, beautiful, picturesque vistas with the Annapurna range ahead and the dense green forest canopy below. Consisting of a trolley mounted on a steel cable 1.8 kilometers in length, the ride descends 2,000 vertical feet at an angle of 56%. With resulting speeds of over 90 miles per hour, this makes it the most extreme zip-line ride in the world. A ride of this magnitude has never been built before, and you can be assured that this ride will truly be a unique experience. You will be picked up at your hotel in Pokhara in the morning and transferred to the meeting point. Your adventure begins when you board the shuttle for the ride to the top of the mountain. Your guide will provide commentary as you pass through the village of Sarangkot and then up the mountainside. Once on top you will take a short walk to the Butterfly Pavilion, an architectural marvel with breathtaking views of the Himalayan range. Enjoy the excitement building up while you sip coffee and wait for your turn. At 5.400 feet above sea level you will sit into a special harness seat and await your launch. 2 participants launch at once, and it is a race to the bottom! On the count of 5 you are off, accelerating to 100 miles per hour as you pass above the dense forest below. If your eyes are still open you will see sweeping views of majestic Machhapuchhre, the Annapurna range, and the raging Seti River. Your ride concludes with a break-activated landing on the HighGround Triangle in the village of Hyangja. At the HighGround Triangle you can relax in the restaurant overlooking the gorge and get a taste of the culture of the local Tibetan refugee settlement nearby. Safety has been the leading criteria in the development of the Zip-Flyer ride. This system by Zip-Flyer LLC, USA is designed with the most advanced technologies and had delivered a state-of-the-art zip-line ride. Every part of this ride is designed to provide an unparalleled ride, comfort, and safety, and the entire system is manufactured and precision engineered to equal or surpass standards set by agencies such as ANLS B77 Tramway, ASTM, and TV SUD codes.

Pokhara: 30-Minute Paragliding Experience

5. Pokhara: 30-Minute Paragliding Experience

Try paragliding in Pokhara falls, an unmissable activity that attracts thousands of adventurers. After pick up from your hotel, travel to the departure point. Settle for a safety briefing to ensure that you're completely ready to take off, and then get going. The 30-minute paraglide from Sarangkot offers eye-catching views of the Pokhara Valley and mountain ranges including mount Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhre.  Feel the sensation of flying in thermal conditions, rising more than 500 meters from the take-off point. Fly cross-country with the birds, and witness the rice fields, traditional villages, and the people working in the fields. Glide over the lake before landing on its border. 

From Pokhara: 3-Day Dhampus-Sarangkot Trek

6. From Pokhara: 3-Day Dhampus-Sarangkot Trek

Feel rejuvenated by this unique trail, which passes through rolling hills and past Himalayan peaks. Immerse yourself in the history of the area and cherish the views along the way. Day 1: Drive to Phedi - Trek via Dhampus to Australian Camp After breakfast, travel to Phedi by private vehicles from your hotel in Pokhara in the morning. Arrive at the trek's starting point after a 30-minute drive. Walk for 5-6 hours from Phedi to Australian Camp via Dhampus. Arrive at Australian Camp, popular for its breathtaking views over the Annapurna ranges, Machhapuchhré, Manaslu, and beautiful green hills. Spend the night at Australian Camp Lodge. Day 2: Trek to Sarangkot (1600 m) Have breakfast and then walk from the lodge to Sarangkot for 6-7 hours. Reap the rewards of Sarangkot's mountain views, which are especially enchanting at sunset and sunrise. Spend the night at a mountain garden guest house.  Day 3: Trek to Pokhara Rise early to take in the mountains at sunrise. Have breakfast and then trek from Sarangkot to Pokhara, a 2-3 hours walk.

Pokhara: 2-Day Australian Camp Trek

7. Pokhara: 2-Day Australian Camp Trek

Explore the majestic Himalayas with the help of an expert guide on a 2-day trek from Pokhara and also learn about the local villages as well as the history of the Australian Village. Day 1: Start your tour with pickup from your hotel at 5 A.M and enjoy a 20-minute early morning drive to Sarangkot. Enjoy the mesmerizing sunrise along with a view of the beautiful mountains while hiking to Kande. Once you arrive in Kande start your hike to the Australian camp. Trek uphill through the beautiful forests for about 2 hours to reach the Australian Camp. Cherish the enthralling views of the Annapurna Himalaya Mountains, Machhapuchhre mountains, and Manalsu range along with the peaks of Hiunchuli, and Lamjung Himal. After your day of trekking, enjoy an overnight stay at the Australian Cam Guest House. Day 2: Enjoy breakfast in the morning with an incredible view of the Himalayas. Later, trek down to Kande and drive back to Pokhara and end your trip with optional Paragliding or Bungee Jumping.

From Pokhara: Sunrise View from Sarangkot Viewing Point

8. From Pokhara: Sunrise View from Sarangkot Viewing Point

Wake up early in the morning and take the 25-minute scenic drive to reach the beautiful hill of Sarangkot, one of the most popular Himalayan viewing points in Pokhara, towering at an altitude of 1600 meters. The hill offers a spectacular and mesmerizing sunrise view over the famous Himalayan mountain range. The sunrise view over the snow-capped peaks is breathtaking during the dawn. Take full advantage of a visit to Sarangkot Vantage Point, which propounds the Annapurna range along with Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) and many more mountains, before you return to your hotel.

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