There is more to Pokhara than its amazing view of beautiful landscapes. For those seeking adventure, Pokhara and the surrounding area provides a great number of jaw-dropping activities. Zip Flyer Nepal offers its Pokhara riders an intense ride down a 2000-foot vertical drop moving at a momentum of 100 miles-per-hour. Covering a distance of almost two miles, this ride, one of the tallest and steepest in the world, thrills guests with views of the landscape of Machpuchare Mountain and other aspects of the Annapurna Range as well as the Seti River. One of the tallest and steepest zip lines in Nepal offers those that dare 1.8 kilometers of dense forest views and jaw-dropping sights of the Annapurna Range and Seti River.
For those that would rather take to the skies, Pokhara will set your winds a glide. Paragliding services let their customers share the wind with local animals like vultures and eagles as they soar over one of five tandem paragliding areas of the world. The Pokhara area is blessed with lying in a location that has stable thermals and convenient take-off and landing zones. Over a dozen companies will enable their customers to fly tandem and experience the beauty of the Pokhara area from above.
Finally, for those that wish to keep their feet somewhat on the ground, Pokhara does not disappoint. Visitors can jump, swim and scramble their way down from waterfalls to deep pools. All gear can be rented right in Pokhara so there is nothing to have to worry about. River rafting tours allow passengers to experience the intimate passages of the delicate caves and caverns built by Pokhara’s intricate water system. Those that want to soar with the eagles can book an ultra-light flight allowing an experienced micro-place pilot to give the most breath-taking views of the Pokhara area.