Bird's Eye view Adventure Activities in Nepal
It's quick, it's easy, and it's fun. Mountain flight, paragliding, and zip flying are adventures you cannot miss in Nepal. We often imagine flying like birds to enjoy the scenic beauty around us. On the contrary, Nepal's idyllic location in the lap of the Himalayas is accentuated by the possibility of taking flights that give you the most exotic views in the country. The shift in perspective is refreshing even after a tiresome trek and feasible for everyone regardless of their physical robustness.
This luxurious outreach to the mountains offers awe-inspiring views and fulfills your insatiable desire to chase the beauty of the Himalayan range. Even as the aircraft starts to lift to a certain height, it becomes clear what this flight has in store for its passengers. For starters, from the far left, one can see Shisha Pangma (8,013 m) and Dorje Lakpa, which leads to Phurbi-Ghyachu, Choba-Bhamare, Gauri-Shankar (7,134 m), Melungtse, Chugimago, Numbur, Karyolung, Cho-Oyu (8,201m), Gyanchungkang (7,952 m), Pumori (7,161 m), Nuptse (7,855m) and Everest (8,848.86 m).
Flights are operated throughout the year; however, February to April, October, and November are the best times for this activity. Mountain flights are suitable for everyone, and the fun flight lasts about an hour.
As joyful as the flight of birds, paragliding started with the first flying attempts of humanity. However, the beauty and thrill are such a luxurious experience that people pine for this escapade. Pokhara is inarguably among the best paragliding hosts in the world. All conveniently set in this lake city with hills, lakes, and rivers below and snow-clad mountains giving a backdrop to your flight. You can choose between tandem paragliding (with a pilot) and flying on your own if you have trained in paragliding. The take-off area is Sarangkot, where the sport has seen almost two decades of flight. Flights last for around 30 minutes and start after 10 am.
A pulley suspended on steel cable is what forms a zip fly. However, imagine reaching the speed that makes the wind gush over you, breaking the limits! Pokhara's zip flying frenzy consists of a 1.8 km long line dropping a vertical height of 610m with maximum speed reaching up to 120 km/hr. So you will pass dense forests and the Seti River below along one of the world's steepest and fastest zip lines. Although it may look straightforward and lasts only a few minutes, zip flying rushes the adrenaline so much that restrictions have been applied depending upon the condition of the interest. Safety precautions are well used, and the rider has brakes to control the speed at the end of the line. Your flight starts at Sarangkot with the most beautiful panoramic views of Machhapuchre, Annapurna massif, and other mountain ranges.