Paragliding in Nepal gives an opportunity for aerial view of the Himalayas. Pokhara, the beautiful lakeside town at the foot of the Annapurna mountains offers paragliding to see the Mahabharat range. As other flying sports gliding season in Nepal is November through February, the best months being November and December. There are various deals for the paragliding veterans and novices. Three-day introductory course is offered to beginners while tandem flights where one can fly with instructor are offered for those not so experienced.
Some companies offer package deals that include introductory flights before taking off on a six-day para-trek. While on the paratrek, the flyers camp in village with local sherpa guides. The take-off point for these flights is Sarankot near Pokhara. The bus trip from Kathmandu to Pokhara takes 7 to 8 hours. Daily flights operate between Kathmandu to Pokhara. A wide variety of accommodation and other facilities are available in pokhara.