4 adventurous activities to do in Pokhara

4 adventurous activities to do in Pokhara

It is amazing how a small country like Nepal offers you an infinite number of destinations to choose from. Pokhara, a favorite destination encapsulates scenic beauty as you see the Annapurna Range offset by its reflection on the lakeside. Among the various Nepal attractions, Lakeside Pokhara is the most popular.Besides the natural beauty of Phewa Lake and mountain ranges, you can try other activities like clubbing, shopping and boating.

Below are some of the activities you will love to try while at, Pokhara Nepal. Book your tickets and Fly to Pokhara. If you are wondering about Places To Visit In Pokhara, refer our travel guide to Pokhara.

Boatingboating pokhara

If you want to try your hand at an adventure of an aquatic nature, there’s tons of things to do in Nepal. As a country rich in water resources in terms of rivers, lakes, springs and groundwater, you can choose how extreme of a water sport you would like to try. For the cautious ones, you can try boating on the calm waters of the many lakes in Nepal. Phewa Lake situated in Pokhara is a favorite among locals and tourists. While boating on Phewa Lake, you can enjoy the mountain ranges like Annapurna, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain) and the World Peace Pagoda.

 

Paragliding Pokhara

Paragliding

To fly like a bird in the sky has always been a dream for humankind. While airplanes make that a possibility, the way to truly feel like a bird is to paraglide. Paragliding is an emerging adventurous exertion in Nepal.
It started in Sarangkot, Pokhara in 1996 and has since been the favored spot for paragliding enthusiasts. You can reach the take-off point at Sarangkot by via a vehicle or hiking to the top. The duration of the paraglide is usually 20-30 minutes.

 

Zip flyerZip flyer

Experience one of the world’s highest, longest and fastest zipline at Sarangkot, Pokhara. Zip flying in Nepal started in Pokhara in 2012. The zip line starts at the top of Sarangkot, at an elevation of 1,592 meters. The zip line covers a distance of 1.8 km and the zip flyer will experience a vertical drop of over 600 meters. The zip line starts at Sarangkot and ends at Hemja. You’ll have an unforgettable time moving at high speeds while the glorious Annapurna range with mountains like Fishtail, Dhaulagiri zip past you.

 

Ultralight FlightUltralight Flight

To get as close to the mountains as possible, you can try an ultralight flight. Available only from Pokhara, the ultralight flight gives you fantastic aerial views of World Peace Pagoda, Sarangkot and the mountains on the Annapurna Range. The duration of the flight determines what you’ll see when you’re flying. The ultralight flight involves flying a small two seater aircraft with average speeds reaching up to 80 km per hour. Ultralight flight is more popular among foreign travelers as it gives you up close views of Nepal’s Himalayas at a relatively affordable price.

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