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11 Best adventure sports in Pokhara

 
  • You will find the heaven of adventure sports in Pokhara. The place has quite recently introduced Bunjee Jumping which will not only be thrilling but truly exciting. If you feel that it is too hard to roam the entire city on foot then it is best to have a bird eye view of the wonderful city by Paragliding in Pokhara.

    The flight lets you see some majestic green hills, lakes and much more while enjoying an incredible view of the mountains. For all those who just want to sit back and not just relax but have some thrilling experience should try zip flying in Pokhara.

    Here are some of the best adventure sports in Pokhara:

  • 01Paragliding in Pokhara

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    Flying in the air like a bird is everybody’s dream. If you want to experience the same feeling, we have come up with a superb paragliding experience in Pokhara. The adventurous trip is going to leave you truly jaw dropped. It is considered to be one of the commercial locations for paragliding.

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    Highlights
    : The best thing would be to book a cross country tandem flight which is definitely not going to disappoint you.

    Price
    : Rs 7500 to Rs 11000.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, generally most of the risks are involved during the take-off and landing times.

    Best time to visit
    : September and June are the best months for this adventure sport.
  • 02Pokhara UltraLight

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    Have you ever had the opportunity of flowing in the wind, if not? Then it is time to try this beautiful experience of trying the adventure sport Ultralight. It allows you to witness the virgin beauty of the nearby mountain, lakes and natural greenery.

     

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    Highlights: You can book the Phewa Lake in Pokhara.

    Best time to visit
    : Early Autumn to early spring is the best time. This exhilarating sport will leave you completely thrilled.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, you can get trained by professionals to make it easier for you.

    Prices
    : 5180 per person
  • 03Hand Gliding

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    Have the thrilling experience of riding a plane yourself, be your own pilot with hand gliding. You can get an opportunity to experience the beautiful mountains and lakes like a free bird. If you have tried this one, we are sure that it will give you a chance to have a look at some of the forbidden places too.

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    Highlights
    : Sarangkot is the place for these flights to take off for all the hang gliding experiences. You can simply have a majestic view of monasteries, temples and mountains.

    Best time to visit
    : November and December.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, weather is an important consideration for hang gliding and many professionals say that hang gliding is more about the attitude than the skill sets.

    Prices
    : 113 pounds.
  • 04Mountain Biking

    Pack your bags and get ready for some real adventure on road. Just ride on your bike and explore some of the unexplored places. You can get a chance to view the beautiful sunrises and sunsets which makes the experience even more beautiful for riders.



    Highlights
    : Pokhara mountain bike adventure will show you all the trails which you might not seen before that will truly leave you inspired. However you can also go for the Kathmandu valley which is an equally adventurous spot.

    Best time to visit
    : February and April are one of the best.

    Prices
    : 600 USD.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, this is indeed a vary dangerous activity and should only be tried after an regress training
  • 05White Water Rafting

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    Meet the gushing white waters as it will give you a chance to encounter the wild rapids. The challenging task of getting into this untamed waters will let you have some sweet and memorable adventurous experience. You can also witness the natural greenery of the nearby places.

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    Highlights
    : Seti river is however the best place for white water rafting.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, if you are not professionally trained then the best thing would be to take the help of a trainer.

    Prices
    : The price of white water rafting depends on the number of days. It is $51 per day approximately in Pokhara.
  • 06Canyoning & Canyoneering

    An expedition which will leave you completely thrilled. It will let you enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the calm and serene waters. The journey of canyoning will leave you with the best of memories. You will have the chance to get really close to nature and will come across some of the unknown places which you would have never seen or known.

    Highlights
    : Chitwan is considered to be the best place for canyoneering in Pokhara.

    Best time to visit
    : November and December.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, it involves travelling through rugged terrain.

    Prices
    : $85.
  • 07Kayaking

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    Get closer to the waters by experiencing Kayaking in Pokhara. An escape from the city life into the nature. The white water quite beautifully lined against the sandy beaches and campfires under the stars are just some of the few natural beauties which one can enjoy.

     

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    Highlights
    : You can do kayaking alongside the Upper Seti river which is both short and sweet trip for kayaking. You can also go for kayaking in Kaligandaki river which plunges through the Himalayan river.

    Price
    : The price would range from $130 to $140.

    Difficulty Level
    : Medium, one should be well versed with Kayaking or else can take the help of trained professional for the same.

    Best time to visit
    : November and March.
  • 08Zip Flyer Pokhara

    Let your dream of flying in the air come true. Witnessing the natural beauty of the rich flora and fauna will make you feel truly blessed. It will truly be an awesome experience for you to be a part of such exhilarating ride which will also allow you to be a part of some of the most beautiful and breath taking views of the natural trails.



    Highlights: Sarangkot, provides you the steepest, tallest and fastest zip flying experience. It allows you to witness some of the jaw dropping and awe inspiring views of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre Himalayan range and Pokhara city too.

    Prices
    : Rs 5890 per person.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, The person should be above 14 years of age and must weigh between 35 kg to 125 kg.
  • 09Skydiving in Pokhara

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    Amidst the hectic schedule it becomes almost impossible for you to feel the freshness of the air. Skydiving as an experience will leave you not just thrilled but at the same time will leave you with some fond memories which will be hard to forget.

    Highlights
    : Mount Everest is however, the best place for skydiving. Mount Everest is the best spot for skydiving as it lets you witness the colossal mountains. However, one can also witness the west of Phewa Lake is also ideal for skydiving.

    Best months to visit
    : October.

    Prices
    : USD 5000 per person.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, prior consultation of a doctor is required.
  • 10Pokhara Trekking

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    Trekking in Pokhara is not just fun but extremely thrilling too. Pokhara has come up with some of the most beautiful treks which has a culmination of both adventure with some jaw dropping and awe inspiring scenic beauties too. The treks are quite beautifully adorned with rich flora and fauna which just adds to the beauty of the trek.

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    Highlights
    : Some of the best terrains for trekking would be Ulleri, Ghorepani, Poon Hills, Tadapani and Chomrung are some of the popular choices for trekking.

    Best months to visit
    : March to June and October to November are some of the best months for trekking.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, although one has to be physically fit to complete the trek.

    Price
    : $500 would be sufficient for a 4 day trek which is inclusive of a night stay in a hotel in Pokhara.
  • 11Paramotor in Pokhara

    Be the king of the skies and fly like a free bird with Paramotor in Pokhara. You can have the chance to see the magic of the natural mountains and lakes which makes it the best sport of Nepal. It is just the next version of paragliding and is a little tough too.



    Difficulty Level
    : High, for your safety there is a trained professional who will accompany you.

    Price
    : If you want a basic 5 day course it will be of Rs 30,000.

    Best months
    : October through May.