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Kathmandu Paragliding

Kathmandu Paragliding

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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. 

Highlights of Kathmandu Paragliding 

  • Glide through the skies, witnessing the beauty of the Himalayas with panoramic snow-capped peaks and breathtaking landscapes.
  • Soar high above Kathmandu, feeling the exhilaration as you embrace the freedom of flight.
  • Benefit from expert instructors and experienced pilots who prioritize safety and provide thorough guidance.
  • Fly over ancient temples, traditional villages, and bustling cityscapes, gaining a unique glimpse into Kathmandu's rich cultural heritage.
  • Capture stunning aerial photographs, enjoy tandem flights, and relish the sense of accomplishment in conquering the Kathmandu skies.

Paragliding in Kathmandu allows you to soar above the clouds and gives you a vista view of the Himalayan ranges like Mount Everest, Ganesh Himal, and more. 

About Kathmandu 

Kathmandu Valley encompasses three districts, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur, which have a mixture of city life, cultures, and greenery. Godawari, a municipality in the Lalitpur district, is home to the lush Newari culture and various flora and fauna. 

What is the best time to paraglide in Kathmandu? 

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 Kathmandu City. The takeoff view point is 2000 feet above Kathmandu Valley. 

From this viewpoint, the Langtang range is easily visible. The best season for paragliding in Kathmandu is regarded to be a monsoon.

From October until the beginning of May, it is highly recommended to take a flight. The most popular months tourists flock for paragliding in Kathmandu Valley are November, December, and January. 

The flight lasts 20 to 30 minutes which scheduled times: morning, afternoon, and mid-afternoon. It is best to make pre-bookings with the travel agents. 

The Scenery 

The majestic Mt. Everest and Ganesh Himal are visible on a clear day. The high hills surrounding the small valley below can also be observed.

Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Paragliding in Kathmandu is truly a serene experience that brings one up close to nature. 

The green and culturally significant village of Godawari is also visible from an elevation of around 3900 meters. The majestic views of the mountains 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, heavy summer rainfall will wash away most of the dust and provide a clear view of the green valley.


Paragliding in Kathmandu is safe when conducted with licensed operators who adhere to strict safety protocols. Our experienced pilots and instructors prioritize your safety throughout the entire paragliding experience.

Client Reviews

Susan Brown

Susan Brown

Kathmandu, Nepal

18th May, 2023

My journey in Nepal has been much better with the friendly and hospitable behavior of my travel partner Himalayan Partner Trek. Mr. Ghan especially accompanied me on my day trip to Kathmandu, and I had fun. I recommend you make a Himalayan partner trek your trekking and travel buddy to stroll in Nepal.

Rachel Wilson

Rachel Wilson

18th May, 2023

Everything from start to finish, my trip to Nepal was unique thanks to Himalayan Partner Treks. From visiting the local market to accompanying me, Mr. Ghan made my journey comfortable and unique.

Susan Brown

Susan Brown

United States

19th May, 2023

I had the best time of my life during the paragliding in Kathmandu. Besides, the Himalayan partner treks the professional operators that provide thorough instructions, ensuring a comfortable and confident flight. The top-notch equipment and skilled pilots navigate the thermals, allowing for effortless soaring. The ideal flight duration provides ample time to appreciate the scenery and capture incredible photographs. I recommend you paragliding in Kathmandu as it is a must-do adventure th... See more at leaves lasting memories, offering a thrilling and humbling experience amidst the stunning Himalayas. See less...

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