A thrill seeker’s paradise
Are you chasing a dream of an adventure paradise that really thrills your heart? Or do you after such a heart stirring destination that calms you mind with the outburst of adventure emotion? Pokhara! Indeed, a thrill seeker’s paradise in the lap of Himalayas bestows utmost pleasure of adventure in Nepal. Just make a plan for Nepal Adventure Holidays and grab the immensity of thrill at paragliding, rafting, etc in Pokhara.
Nestled in the lap of the Macchapuchhre Himal, the lake city of Pokhara has long lured visitors with its majestic vistas. Pokhara offers many unique adventure sports like white water rafting, canyoning, mountain biking and rock climbing. Furthermore, Pokhara offers an eclectic mix of zip lines and paraglides. With its inspiring sights and heart-stopping adventure sports, Pokhara is the place for beauty and thrills. While indulging with adventure and thrill in Pokhara, you can even make Sarangkot Sunrise Tour to experience beauty of sunrise in the Himalayas.
The forthcoming few paragraphs show how you maximize the thrill of adventure in Pokhara.
1. Paragliding in Pokhara
Paragliding, like everything in Pokhara, is constantly evolving. If you have dreamed of flying, Paragliding in Pokhara helps you make your dream come true. It is said that those visiting Pokhara should never wrap up their journey without paragliding. Paragliding from the top of Sarangkot is one of the most exciting experiences in the Himalaya. Travelers come from all over the world to take advantage of the ideal jump off spots at Sarangkot at 1425m. From there you also can fly around the Fewa Lake and enjoy the view of Machhapuchchhre – the Fishtail mountain. Nothing compares to the feeling of soaring freely with the birds over one of the most picturesque landscapes on earth.
2. White Water Rafting in Pokhara
Rafting, an invigorating adventure, has been attracted many thrill seekers. On the rivers around Pokhara- Kali Gandaki and Upper Seti, you will find the world’s most thrilling whitewater with a wide range of difficulties, warm water and bug free beaches for camping. All this makes a wealth of unlimited opportunities for great river rafting experience.
The Kali Gandaki passes through narrow gorges, alongside tumbling waterfalls and jungle, traditional Magar and Chhetri villages, whose inhabitants often venture down to the riverside to meet the rafters with traditional ‘Namaste!’. There are superb opportunities to see the Annapurna Mountain range and a variety of wildlife and temples on river banks. Likewise, The Upper Seti river rafting is considered quite dangerous. The Upper Seti is rocky, rough and risky. But, the more you risk in the Himalayan rivers, the more you enjoy the thrill of river rafting in Pokhara.
3. Mountain Biking in Pokhara
Mountain Biking, a thrilling adventure in the Himalayas, enhances you to discover yourself in one of the world’s greatest wonders. To see the exotic sights , mountain biking is the best way to explore such as the ancient temples and the rural village life around Pokhara. Here you will enjoy the timeless culture and rich flora and fauna. On biking at your own pace along some of the hidden trails to the rarely visited rural villages around Pokhara you will see the warm smiles of locals living the preserved, traditional and simple life. Cycling around Phewa, Begnas and Rupa Tal and biking to Sarangkot and beyond and journeying to downhill in the shadow of Annapurna Himal provides unbeatable joy in Pokhara.
4. Ultralight Flying in Pokhara
Ultralight Flying, a heart touching adventure, is another medium to observe the full spectrum of the magnificent Pokhara valley along with mountain peaks and lakes at the same time. This adventure is popular for viewing landmarks of Pokhara, spectacular views of the lakes, mountains and villages. While flying over the Pokhara valley, you will not miss the scenic beauty of both the Himalayas and the most famous lake of Nepal, Phewa Tal. This is truly a unique experience.
This short flight will give you a panoramic view of the whole Annapurna Range with a view of another 8000-meter peak – Dhaulagiri, in the distance. This is an ideal way to journey through nature. For those who wish they could fly like birds, this flight is a must. Leave your woes behind on earth, soar to heights, bathe in the clouds, reach out for the mountains and kiss the azure sky. It might be lonely at the top, but the spectacular view from high up there certainly makes up for everything.
5. Hot Air Ballooning in Pokhara
Hot Air Ballooning, the latest adventure sport of Nepal, for mountain views lasts for couple of hours and is one of the most thrilling and exciting adventures in Pokhara. To look up into the sky and see the towers of the Himalayas is awe-inspiring and certainly a valid and popular reason to come to Nepal. To walk among those mountains is more wonderful still. But to glide silently among them, this is perhaps the most thrilling of all.
Flying by airplanes might be a good option for viewing just the mountains but if you want to see the beautiful landscape that Nepal possess, you have to get on board with a Balloon which glides with the Himalayan breeze kissing your chicks; something that you won’t be able to get again anywhere on this planet. From the tranquil vantage point of a hot air balloon at three thousand meters, you can see an extraordinary scene of ancient temples, monasteries and paddy fields. The magnificient and serene mountain views with the historic monuments of Pokhara valley really gives you a charm of visiting Nepal.
If you look north to the snowcapped mountains of Annapurna range you realize that the awesome wilderness of Himalayas. To be precise, come to Pokhara to look up into the sky and see the mighty towers of The Himalayas for an unforgettable excitement and memories to last and same goes if you look down where your eyes will capture greeneries, magnificent valleys unmatched like anywhere on this planet.
6. Zip Flyer in Pokhara
Zip Flyer has been recently launched from Sarangkot to Hyangja in Pokhara. Pokhara is one of the main tourism places of Nepal. It is a city of seven lakes which add its beauty. Phewa Lake and the paragliding over the lake are amazing. Your adventure begins when you board your shuttle for the ride to the top of the mountain. Once on top you will take a short walk to the Butterfly Pavilion, an architectural marvel with breath-taking views of the Himalayan range.
At 5400 feet above sea level you will sit into a special harness seat and await your launch. If your eyes are still open you will see sweeping views of majestic Machhapuchhre, the Annapurna range and the raging Seti River. Overall, Zip Flyer quenches your thrust of adventure thrill in the paradise city of Nepal.
Pokhara is not just adventure paradise destination as there are many things to do and enjoy your vacation. Pokhara is also known as getaway of Annapurna Conservation Area Trek.