Kathmandu Paragliding is a new form of adventure sport introduced in Kathmandu that offers a chance to get an eagle’s eye view of the Kathmandu valley. From panoramic views of high standing hills and snow covered mountains to the greenery of the Godawari botanical garden, paragliding in Kathmandu is a one of a kind experience unlike any other. Paragliding in Kathmandu not just gived you the opportunity to soar above the clouds but gifts you with the vista view of the Himalayan ranges like Mount Everest, Ganesh Himal, and more.
Kathmandu Valley encompasses three districts, Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur which has a mixture of the city life, the cultures and greenery. Godawari, a municipality in Lalitpur district is home to not just to the lush Newari culture but also to a variety of flora and fauna.
Duration, Conditions and Location
The Kathmandu Paragliding tour begins early in the morning after breakfast. The takeoff and landing place is Godawari based in Lalitpur. Godawari is a 45 minute drive from Kathmadu city. The takeoff view pint is 2000 feet above Kathmandu valley. From the view point, the Langtang range is easily visible. The best season for paragliding in Kathmandu is regarded to be monsoon. From October until the beginning of May, it is highly recommended to take a flight. The most popular months that tourist flock fr paragliding in Kathmandu valley are November, December, and January. The flight has duration of 20 to 30 minutes.There are three scheduled time or the flights; in the morning, after noon and mid-afternoon. It is best to make pre bookings with the travel agents.
On a clear day, the majestic Mt. Everest and Ganesh Himal can be clearly visible. The high hills surrounding the miniature valley below can also be observed. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city life, Paragliding in Kathmandu is truly a serene experience that brings one up close to the nature. The green and culturally significant village of Godawari is also visible from the elevation of around 3900 meter. The majestic views of the mountain’s and the greenery of the Godawari Botanical Garden will most definitely rejuvenate your soul at the high elevation. Since Kathmandu valley has a subtropical climate so the heavy rainfall in the summer will have washed away most of the dust and provides a clear view of the green valley underneath.