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Ultra Light Flight in Pokhara Nepal - 1 Day

  • Duration 1 Day
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Challenging
  • Starts at Pokhara Airport
  • Ends at Pokhara Airport
  • Meals None
  • Accommodation None
  • Activity Sightseeing
  • Best Season Whole Year
Highlights
  • A chance to enjoy incredible views of Mount Fishtail, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and other nearby peaks.
  • A bird’s eye view of beautiful Pokhara city, Phewa Lake, Stupa, and temples.
  • Provides unparalleled views of green forests, local villages, hills, and mountains.
  • Experienced and highly skilled pilots who will ensure your safety throughout the flight.
  • The choice of different flight options ranges from 15 minutes to an hour, depending on your preferences and budget.
  • Experience an adventure flight with a spectacular view from very close to the massive mountains.
  • Sunrise and sunset flights are available, offering a breathtaking view of the mountains as the sun rises or sets.
  • A chance to capture incredible photos and videos of the mountains and landscapes from an unusual perspective.
  • The flight takes off and lands at the same location, so there is no need for transportation to different sites.
  • The flight is available year-round, with clear skies and good weather conditions being the only requirement.
  • The flight is affordable and can be booked as part of a package or as a standalone activity.

Ultralight Flight in Pokhara, Nepal, is the best choice for people who are interested in flying over the air like birds while taking in the splendor of the Pokhara Valley from above. Ariel sightseeing of the Pokhara valley and the spectacular Himalayas are now both accessible with ultralight aircraft, which was initially offered in Nepal in 1996.

An incredible experience that is spectacular, completely extraordinary, and superior to any other trip is an ultralight flight in Pokhara.  The nearby proximity of the mountain and the beautiful lakes make Pokhara an ideal location for ultralight aircraft. Pokhara is also suited for ultralight flying because of its shared airspace with Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles, and kites, as well as its amazing views of the gorgeous Himalayas as it flies above towns, monasteries, temples, lakes, and jungle.

An ultralight is a tiny, engine-powered aircraft that is used for your Pokhara ultralight flight trip. When properly launched into the air, this aircraft has the ability to turn off its motor and almost hand-glide through the air. A distinctive, secure, and enjoyable method of air travel is ultra-light flying. You and your pilot have just enough room in the cockpit, and the bubble-dome-like glass gives you breathtaking vistas without exposing you to the weather. So you can relax and take in your moment in the clouds while sitting comfortably. Your pilot for an ultralight flight trip in Pokhara is fully qualified and licensed to ensure that your flight is safe and fun.

You are taken to the skies by an ultralight aircraft in Pokhara rather than by a plane or helicopter with a covered environment. You will therefore be able to feel the air above the sky and get a birds-eye perspective of the area. We all know that Pokhara is the city with the greatest wealth in terms of natural resources, and this ultralight flight gives you a broad view of that nature. The biggest attraction for tourists is the vista of Machhapuchhre and the Annapurna range. Anyone may be charmed by the views of the mountain range.  

Pokhara Ultralight flight trips are organized by Green Valley Nepal Treks for travelers from all over the world, giving a selection of flights with breathtaking aerial views of Pokhara Valley and the Annapurna Range with nearby Himalayas. In the months of September through June, the flights are run in the morning from sunrise to 11 am and in the afternoon from 3 pm to sunset. Depending on the direction and speed of the wind, the aircraft may travel at a speed of 50 to 130 kilometers per hour. Even better, it can take off and land on a gravel road or in a field.

We at Green Valley Nepal Treks and Research Hub are pleased to present our well-planned Ultralight flights in PokharaNepalDetailed Itinerary, which will give you an experience of a lifetime. Booking is now available for 2024 and 2025. Be part of this adventurous journey with us, and we will make sure you enjoyed every second of this trip. For more questions regarding the Pokhara Ultralight FlightPackage Price, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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What You Can Expect from Ultralight Flight in Pokhara Nepal?

The Pokhara Ultralight Flight Trip is an exhilarating and amazing experience, and you can anticipate the following:

  • Pokhara is a beautiful city located in the foothills of the Himalayas, and from the air, you will be able to witness stunning views of the Annapurna mountain range, Phewa Lake, and the lush green forests surrounding the city.
  • The pilots who operate ultralight flights in Pokhara are highly trained and experienced, and they take all necessary safety precautions to ensure that your flight is as safe as possible.
  • Depending on your preferences, you can choose from a range of flight options, including short scenic flights, longer flights that take you deeper into the mountains, and even sunrise or sunset flights.
  • If you are looking for an adrenaline rush, your pilot may perform some thrilling flight maneuvers, such as steep turns or dives that will make your heart race.
  • Ultralight flights give you a unique perspective on the landscape below, and you will be able to see details that you would not be able to see from the ground.

Are You Eligible For an Ultralight Flight in Pokhara Nepal?

In order to be eligible to experience an ultralight flight in Nepal, the passenger must have the following requirements:

  • A passenger cannot weigh more than 100 kg.
  • Passengers must be at least 18 years old. They must get a consent form signed by their guardian if they are under the age of 18 in order to fly an ultralight.
  • The traveler must be free of any significant medical issues.
  • The conditions at the time of flight, such as the weather and visibility, are likewise restricted.

Safety Measures for Ultralight Flight in Pokhara Nepal

In any captivating activity, safety comes first. The flight operator and pilot will thus provide specific instructions before takeoff for their own safety. The passenger and the pilot cannot speak to each other while the flight is in progress. As a result, several symbolic gestures are taught to make sure the consumer is comfortable while flying. Thumbs-up and thumbs-down signals are two examples of symbolic gestures. Additional motions for safer flying will also be explained to passengers. Additionally, passengers in ultralight aircraft are only allowed to weigh a maximum of 100 kg. Consequently, Pokhara ultralight flights are not permitted for passengers who weigh higher more than 100 kg.

Ultralight Flight in Pokhara Nepal Price 2024 and 2025

The rate of ultralight flight depends upon the time duration of the flight. The rates according to the duration are provided here.

Flight DurationCost (USD)Send Inquiry
15 Minutes160Book Now
30 Minutes240Send Inquiry
60 Minutes350Send Inquiry
90 minutes460Send Inquiry

Note: If need photo and video: Extra USD 15 Per Person

Day to Day Itinerary
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  • Flight Type: Short Flight
  • Duration: 15 minutes
  • Cost: USD 160

A quick take-off over the city of Pokhara, Phewa Lake, the area around Sarangkot Hill, the Buddha Monastery, and the southern part of the city.  With a view of another 8,000-meter mountain, Dhaulagiri, in the distance, this brief flight at speeds ranging from 50 to 90 km/h will provide you with a panoramic perspective of the whole Annapurna Range.  The highest elevation obtained is 5,000 feet.

 

  • Flight Type: Glory of Mount Fishtail
  • Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Cost: USD 240

You travel a little bit higher and further on a medium-length flight.  As far as Lamachour, which is in the northern section of the valley, you will fly above the Tibetan refugee camp.  Flying at a speed of 90 km/h, you go as near to Fish Tail Mountain as is physically feasible.  It's an amazing view. Many travelers who flew on this trip have told us they regretted not taking the hour-long flight since they thought the journey was too short. Without a window obstructing your vision or the view of your camera, you can capture all of your flight's memorable moments. The flight is thrilling, and the vistas are just outstanding. The tourist who wishes to balance cost and time while getting the best of both worlds may find this flight appealing.

 

  • Flight Type: Mountain Range Sky Trek
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Cost: USD 350

This hour-long flight is the best way to get wonders of Pokhara Valley.  The margins of Mt. Fishtail (or Mt. Machhapuchhre) may be reached by flying around the city, down the valley, and finally to the mountain.  On this flight, it feels as though you could nearly wipe the snow off the mountain's summit with your hand.  Four of Nepal's nine tallest peaks, including Manasalu, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, and Annapurna II, can be seen when flying in the air.  These are all more than 8000 meters.

The Mountain Range Sky Trek is a remarkable and fascinating experience that gives your trip memories of Nepal that extra special touch.  This flight, with top speeds of 90 to 130 km/hr. and a height of 12,000 ft., offers a fantastic sight of the Annapurna Range.  It's essential to take this calming and energizing flight. For photographers and those seeking the ultimate adventure, this flight is great.

 

  • Flight Type: Into the Heart of the Mountain
  • Duration: 90 Minutes
  • Cost: USD 460

Do not think that this is only a mountain flight. You, the pilot, and the mountains are in this picture.  There aren't any openings to obstruct your vision, and there aren't any other passengers to divert your attention from what you see.  Travelers who have taken this flight have only had kind words to say about it: "Bliss" With more time to soak in the sights, the "Into the heart of the mountain" flight is the only way to get up close and personal with the Himalayan giants. You will soar above isolated mountain communities that even hiking will miss.  It is a once-in-a-lifetime experience to be encircled by the Himalayas.

    Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

    Cost Includes
    • Ultralight Flight Tickets
    • Airport transfer from the hotel to Airport and back to Hotel
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    • Photo and Video
    • Meals
    • Tips
    • Insurance
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    Ultralight Flight in Pokhara Nepal Best Time

    A chance for adventure arises with a new perspective. This may be all your heart wishes if you plan to start flying in the future. The optimum months to take advantage of ultralight flights in Pokhara are from September to May if you are interested in capturing this once-in-a-lifetime chance.

    Since ultralight flying is only available from 6:30 am to 11:00 am and from 3 pm until sunset, the visibility must be clear. The greatest time to explore the mind-blowing sights from the aircraft is in the morning since it is the most visible and clear period of the day.

    The ultralight flight should not take place if there are particularly high winds, thunderstorms, or rain since it might result in extremely dangerous situations. For the flight to run well and to take maximum advantage of the wind, the wind should flow in a consistent direction and speed. One of the key variables that affect flight time is the weather. The flight may experience a delay and, in some cases, cancellation if the weather is not suitable.

    Ultralight Flight in Pokhara Nepal Challenges

    When it comes to ultralight aircraft, external factors rather than the actual plane are more important in terms of safety. Due to the involvement of two significant elements in many ultralight aircraft accidents, it is essential to draw attention to the issue of pilot training. They are bad weather and pilot mistake.

    Regardless of the kind of aircraft, a pilot who is unfamiliar with takeoff and landing procedures increases the risk of a crash. The ultralight aircraft's design and small weight also make it far more dependent on the weather than other types of aircraft. They may deviate off course as a result of a bad storm or a high wind, which would have disastrous effects. Once more, the pilot is more to blame for these mishaps than the aircraft. Light weather is not a problem for a well-built plane. In a storm, a pilot should know better than to take off. This is not to imply that there aren't unsafe models out there, but as always, it is the pilot's responsibility to stay clear of them.

    It is significant to note that throughout time, ultralight aircraft have been designed and manufactured to higher standards. Before takeoff, the pilots are also in charge of performing maintenance and inspections on all aircraft. Given that they are in poor shape and have dents and corrosion, it is understandable why some people are afraid of these ultralight aircraft. Ultralight aircraft can be safe to fly if maintenance, training, and flying circumstances are handled properly.

    Points to Keep in Mind for Ultralight Flight in Pokhara Nepal

    The first flight of the day is the most recommended time since clouds do not emerge as frequently in the mornings. This allows you to experience the sights, landscapes, and spectacular mountains even more clearly and joyfully.

    • Clothing

    When choosing what to wear for an ultralight flight, there are a few factors to keep in mind. The local experts will supply any further necessary equipment. But you should always remember to wear supportive, comfortable boots to avoid any unintentional injury. A warm sweater or jacket is advised if you plan to take the renowned ultralight flight in the winter or summer. A windproof jacket, a pair of glasses, sunscreen, and comfy running shoes are potential additional necessities.

    • Health Concerns

    If you are excited to try an ultralight flight, you must be sure that you do not have acrophobia or a fear of heights. Furthermore, the blood pressure must remain steady. Extreme blood pressure fluctuations may compromise the safety of a flight. It is crucial to consult your doctor before doing an ultralight flight if you have any health difficulties or are getting care from a healthcare provider.

    Requirements of Travel Insurance for Ultralight Flight in Pokhara Nepal

    Anyone who plans to partake in an Ultralight flight must get travel insurance. Risky sports like Pokhara Ultralight Flights are typically not covered by travel insurance policies. Consequently, it is crucial to have a travel insurance policy that will cover such actions. For various athletic activities, certain travel insurance plans offer varying degrees of coverage. Make sure to buy the appropriate amount of hazardous sports insurance, which would cover the ultralight flight.

    You might need to be taken to the closest hospital for appropriate care if you get sick during the ultralight flight. You will require travel insurance that includes emergency medical evacuation in this situation. Additionally, you could want insurance to pay for acute medical care, such as surgery, rehabilitation, and physical therapy. It may be exciting to enjoy the activity and have a fantastic time while flying through the skies like a bird if you get adventure travel insurance that provides suitable coverage for an ultralight flight in Pokhara.

    Ultralight Flight in Pokhara Nepal Booking Procedure

    With Green Valley Nepal Treks, one of Nepal's leading trekking companies, you can get the lowest price now on Pokhara Ultralight Flight Package. With several qualified guides, we are completely government-approved and registered trekking and adventure specialists (the firm registration number is 71671/066/067). Additionally, we are affiliated with several national tourist organizations, including the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), TAAN, NMA, KEEP, and many others. The finest experience of a lifetime will undoubtedly be trekking with the most reputable and highly recommended local firm by many organizations. For this trip, we thus warmly welcome you all to the Green Valley Nepal Treks family. You simply need to pay a 10% deposit now and the rest when you arrive for the booking producers.

    What our travelers saysClient Reviews
    • TripAdvisor

      Ultra Light Flight in Nepal with Green Valley Nepal Treks

      It was a once-in-a-lifetime adventure for me to recently fly ultra-light with Green Valley Nepal Treks in Nepal. The staff at Green Valley Nepal Treks made me feel at home and at ease the moment I arrived. I felt secure and protected on the trip since they were very informed and competent. The pilot was experienced and educated about the area, and the ultra-light aircraft was in superb shape. He shared with us intriguing insights and tales about the scenery below. I was astounded by how much I was able to see in such a short period of time as well as the spectacular views of the valley and the mountains. Overall, Green Valley Nepal Treks provided me with an incredible experience, and I heartily endorse them to anybody searching for a special and unforgettable journey in Nepal.

      J
      JonesJanuary 24, 2023Spain
    • TripAdvisor

      Opportunity of Taking an Ultralight Flight in Nepal

      With Green Valley Nepal Treks, I recently had the opportunity of taking an ultralight flight over Nepal, and I must say it was a very memorable experience. The staff at Green Valley Nepal Treks took all responsibility for ensuring that everything was planned and carried out flawlessly. We flew over Nepal's magnificent scenery during the flight, which was itself extremely breathtaking. We had a pleasant and pleasurable journey thanks to the ultra-light aircraft's comfort and safety, as well as the ability of our pilot. I was in awe of the Himalayan views and couldn't believe how near we were to the mountains. In conclusion, Green Valley Nepal Treks is an excellent choice for anybody seeking an unforgettable Ultra-Light Flight experience in Nepal.

      S
      SmithJanuary 03, 2023United States
    FAQs
    • The best time to take an Ultralight Flight is in the morning when the weather is usually clear and the views are spectacular. Sunrise flights are particularly popular.

    • It’s dangerous for a pregnant woman to fly in an unpressurized flight.  The thin air in the higher elevation can be fatal to an unborn baby. So, for pregnant women, an Ultralight flight may not be an appropriate adventure.

    • Nepalese nationals are required to carry a payment voucher, a valid photo, and an identification card. But for international tourists, an e-voucher, passport, personal identification card as well as a valid photo are required.

    • There is no specific height limit for passengers, but passengers must meet the weight and health requirements to fly.

    • Yes, there is a weight limit for carry-on luggage, which is typically around 5 kg (11 lbs.). It is recommended to check with the flight operator for specific requirements.

    • Passengers are not allowed to bring any sharp or dangerous objects on the flight, and any loose items such as hats or scarves must be secured.

    • The cost of an Ultralight Flight in Pokhara depends on the package you choose, but prices typically range from around $110 to $445 USD.

    • You can book an Ultralight Flight through a tour operator or directly with the flight operator. It is recommended to book in advance to ensure availability.

    • If the weather conditions are not suitable for flying, the flight may be rescheduled or canceled. In such cases, you will either receive a full refund or the option to reschedule for another day.

    • An ultralight aircraft is a small, lightweight airplane that can carry one or two people. It is typically used for recreational purposes and is designed to be flown at low altitudes.

    • No, prior flying experience is not required, as the pilot will be in control of the aircraft throughout the flight.

    • The eligible age to do an ultralight flight is above 18. However, for a person below the permitted age of 18, a parental consent form is required.

    • Yes, you can bring a camera or phone on the flight, but it is recommended to secure them with a strap or harness to prevent them from falling out during the flight.

    • Yes, ultralight aircraft are designed to be safe and reliable, and the pilots who operate them are highly trained and experienced.

    • The flight duration depends on the package you choose, but typically ranges from 15 minutes to 90 minutes.

    • It is recommended to wear comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing and closed-toe shoes. Sunglasses and a hat are also recommended for sun protection.

    • Passengers must weigh less than 100 kg (220 lbs.) and be in good health with no heart or lung problems, epilepsy, or any other medical condition that could affect their ability to fly.

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