As the aircraft lifts up and heads towards the east, passengers don’t have to wait too long to find out what is in store for them. First to their far left visitors see Gosaithan, also called Shisha Pangma, Standing at the majestic height of 8,013 m. Immediately to the right of Gosaithan, there appears Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m), a mountain that looks like the number 8 lying down and covered with snow. To the right of Dorje Lakpa is Phurbi-Ghyachu, which looms over the Kathmandu Valley. As the plane moves along, the mountains come closer and closer. Next on the vision is Choba-Bhamare, the smallest one of the lot at 5,933 m but singularly stubborn as it has never been climbed. Then appears the mountain that is not only prominent in sight but also in spiritually – Gauri-Shankar. Lord Shiva and his consort Gauri are said to protect this mountain, at the proud height of 7,134 m and the summit had a history of unsuccessful attempts till 1979.
Sarangkot in Pokhara is the paragliding destination from where the flight takes off. The spot is 1,592m from sea level. In this flight of 30-40 minutes, you will share the sky with vultures, eagles, and kites. It is an ecstatic feeling to see villages, temples, and lakes from the sky. Moreover, you will enjoy a series of towering mountains namely Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Lamjung Himal, Annapurna, and Himchuli. Finally, you safely land in Lakeside.
This is budget tour to Pokhara from Kathmandu. Pokhara is known as lake city which is famous for its natural beauty. The reflection of Mt. Annapurna, Fishtail and Dhaulagiri range on Fewa Lake is breathtaking. Pokhara is also an adventure destination in Nepal for activities like paragliding, ultralight flight and bungee jumping. The sunrise view from Sarangkot Hill station is one of the highlights of Pokhara.
Panoramic Views Helicopter RideCountryside Annapurna , Fishtail Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is surrounded by several high mountains in the Annapurna region, deepest gorge, conservation area, and scattered traditional ethnic settlements. Annapurna Region is a naturally prosperous landscape in the western part of Nepal. An exciting helicopter trip to Annapurna is a wonderful view of Mt. Annapurna, Annapurna South, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mount Manaslu, Mt. Fishtail and several White climbing peaks. We fly from Pokhara Airport to Annaurna Base Camp , flying parallel to the northern Himalayan range heading east to Annapurna base camp. We fly over different ethnical beautiful villages, landscapes and city views.You will be given with of 15 mins - 30 mins of time at Annapurna base camp for a tea/breakfast break. Holding on longer could be serious high altitude threat.This tour will take 90 Mintues Approx.. Flight starts from Pokahra airport and ends on Pokahra airport.
A memorable addition to any trip to Nepal. This flight covers the whole Annapurna range at the altitude of 12,000 ft. This absolutely astonishing flight is a must.Pokhara is the perfect place to take this hour long flight. You can fly around the city and through the valley and eventually make your way to the edges of Mt. Fishtail (or Mt. Machhapuchhre). On this flight you are so close to the mountain it feels like you could practically wipe the snow off the peak with your hand. While flying through the air you can see 4 of Nepal’s 9 highest peaks including Annapurna 1, Annapurna 2, Dhaulagiri, and Manasalu. These are all over the 7900 meter mark.The Mountain Range Sky Trek is a unique and unforgettable experience and adds that extra special touch to your travel memories in Nepal.This flight appeals to those seeking the ultimate adventure. Photographers – aspiring and professional – come year round to get closer to the mountains that not even trekking can provide.
This flight covers the whole Annapurna range with the speed of 90 km/hr to 130 km/hr and the altitude of 12,000 ft. This absolutely astonishing flight is a must.Pokhara is the perfect place to take this hour long flight. You can fly around the city and through the valley and eventually make your way to the edges of Mt. Fishtail (or Mt. Machhapuchhre). On this flight you are so close to the mountain it feels like you could practically wipe the snow off the peak with your hand. While flying through the air you can see 4 of Nepal’s 9 highest peaks including Annapurna 1, Annapurna 2, Dhaulagiri, and Manasalu. These are all over the 7900 meter mark.This a unique and unforgettable experience and adds extra special touch to your travel memories in Nepal.This flight appeals to those seeking the ultimate adventure. Photographers – aspiring and professional – come year round to get closer to the mountains that not even trekking can provide.
Kathmandu to Pokhara / Pokhara to Kathmandu through domestic flight is 30 minutes long. Pokhara is definitely one of the most beautiful places in Nepal. Located in the western region, in the lap of the magnificent 6777 m high Mt. Machhapuchre (Fishtail) and with Lake Phewa serenely shining right in the middle of the city, Pokhara attracts thousands of tourists every year. The seven big and small lakes in the vicinity also give the name Lake City to Pokhara and serves to make it one of the most idyllic tourist destinations in Nepal. As the launching point for the world famous Annapurna Circuit trek and numerous white water rafting expeditions, Pokhara is a magnet for the adventurous.
Paragliding in Pokhara is the best way to experience aerial view of the Himalayas. It is an ideal trip for adventure seeker as it guarantees prominent scenery of Pokhara valley along with is massif mountain range. We find ourselves surrounded with panoramic views of Mt. fishtail and Annapurna Himalayan ranges. Which are Mt. Langtang, Mt. Manaslu and Mt. Dhaulagiri all together. The best time for paragliding are January till April. As well as October, November till December. Paragliding spot is at the sarangkot, which is 3o minutes drive from Pokhara. Upon arrival at the spot you will be given briefing about the paragliding flight. The paragliding trip last from 25 mins to 60 mins (you can choose, according to your interest and above rate is applicable 25mins). You can take pictures and talk with your pilot during the flight and have GoPro footage (5 minutes video,30 stills) on surcharge. Note: The climatic condition might postpone the whole schedule of the day you have planned for
When you are in Pokhara there are plenty of alternatives to the long Annapurna Circuit. But on short time, we were looking for a one day trek that would bring us, at the end of the day, back to Pokhara before catching our flight home. We also hoped to get a peek at old Nepali architecture and village life off the main roads. The one-day Dhampus Village hike was perfect for our needs. It’s a trek of easy,Mostly leading uphill.Dhampus is a traditional Nepali Mountain village located near to Pokhara, within the Annapurna Himalayas. Hikes there start early, with a drive to Phedi, about 30 minutes from Pokhara. Right at the beginning we were rewarded by the view of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain) Probably this is short but best Trek Forever.