Adventures in Pokhara
Paraglidingin Pokhara can be a truly wonderful and fulfilling experience for the adventure- seekers. You can fly high up in the air can share the same air space with the Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles as you fly over the rivers, lakes and a bird’s eye view of Greater Pokhara. Paragliding can be done all the months of the year, the best months are between September to April
Ultra-light Aircraft is operated from Pokhara airport; it provides a unique sight seeing experience that enables the passengers to catch a bird’s eye view of the Pokhara Valley along with the beauty of Phewa Lake and the Annapurna mountain range. The feature of flying in the aircraft is that there is only one passenger flying with one of the experienced pilot. This aircraft is open and you can feel chill breeze of the air and can enjoy taking beautiful photographs from the sky.
Chartered Mountain Flights from Pokhara will take you to the close spectacular view of some of the world’s tallest Himalayas in Annapurna region. Pokhara offers crystal clear sky even during the winter. It gives value addition to the experience of trekking. Helicopter services are also available for those who wish to make it more private affair.
River Rafting and Kayaking
Nepal is one of the best white water destinations of the world. One can explore Nepal’s paddling paradise with extreme Water Rafting. One can also go in solo in a kayak. Guided or solo white water adventurous rafting and kayaking are other most important activity. Whether you would like to Kayak in Fewa, Begnas lakes or raft down the Seti river. Besides Seti river, rafting trips to other major rivers like Trisuli, Marsyangdi and Kali Gandaki also begin from Pokhara. Pokhra has it all.
One can pedal push your way through waterfalls, up and down treacherous slopes, lush forests and culturally heterogeneous communities and amidst centuries old monasteries and rice granaries. Biking or cycling up steep hills and through cruel mountain rivers are its other attractions. World class mountain biking tour in the Himalayas is available.
Pokhara has world class golf course, situated around 13 kilometers east from Lakeside, Pokhara. It offers an amazing golfing experience in a unique ground with 18 holes. It is popular as a golf course in a paradise. Spectacular, stunning and unique location has made it an amazing golf course in Asia.
An exciting new addition to Pokhara’s extreme sports is the bungee jump & Zip and swing located at the bottom of the Zip line. Its the first tower bungee in Nepal. The ultimate thrill of a Bungee jump can now be experienced in Pokhara. Within Pokhara, this event is available at Hemja, 3 kms from Pokhara town.
This is an additional hub of adventure. It consists of a trolley cable mounted on a steel cable 1.8 kilometers in length; the ride descends 2000 vertical feet at an angle of 56 percentages. With resulting speed of over 90 miles per hour. It makes the most extreme zip-line ride in the world.
The lakes and confluence point of mountain Stream Rivers are good spots for Sahar, Katale (Nepal native species, carp family), feel and catfish. Best fishing season starts from June to August every year. You enjoy fishing a lure, a reel and so on. Rods are also available at Lakeside.
Places like Baglung, Landruk, Siklis, Ghanpokhar etc. are famous places for adventurous and arduous honey hunting practices. Visitors must be aware of this type of hunting as published in the National Geographic Magazine of its unique and traditional hunting just by hanging on a locally made rope and slide down to the massive cliff and hunt honey.
Pokhara is not simply a gateway for trekking but also an extra ordinary destination for all sorts of tourists. Many hills and villages are easily accessible from Pokhara. While you stay at comfortable accommodations in Pokhara, you can enjoy village life at the same time. These villages still have unique specialists of village life of their own culture, tradition and rituals etc. There are several hills and hillocks around Pokhara for day or two day hikes. Kahun hills, Sarangkot, Kaskikot, Naundanda, Australian camp, Astam, Amalakot, Rupakot, Pachabhaiya hill, Kalikasthan, Pumdi, Mattikhan, Nirmal Pokhari, Ghami, Thulakot, Dhampus, etc are some hill stations and hiking places where we can enjoy local culture, sunrise, sunset, panoramic mountain view etc
- Paragliding /Hanggliding
- River Rafting and Kayaking
- Mountain Flight
- Ultra Light Flights
- Zip Line
- Cycling/ mountain Biking
- Bungee Jump
- Rock Climbing
- Pony Trekking
- Honey Hunting
- Fishing/ Angling
- Jatayu ( Vulture) restaurant