Paragliding in Kathmandu which is recently started at the hills nearby the Godavari botanical garden can be reached within an hour drive from the city location of Kathmandu. It is 20 km far from central Kathmandu. At first, we reach the Godavari, well managed botanical garden, then we trek a km to Chapkharka where there is flying ground, then we fly over a botanical garden. It is the location one can clearly view Phulchowki, a hill from the air, lush green forest, and the bird's eye view of the beautiful Kathmandu Valley and also snowcapped Mountain view of Jugal Himal, Ganesh Himal, and Langtang Himal.
Paragliding in Kathmandu can fulfill the thrust of adventure seekers who can manage a day for this entertaining adventure during their stay in Kathmandu.It is a tandem flight operated by the professional licensed holder instructors. They offer the training course for the solo pilots as well. This is affiliated to Nepal Paragliding and Hang gliding Association (NEPHA) and certified by the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).The location is at the height of 2,150 m from the sea level. Including an hour drive to go and an hour to return back, it can be a total 4 - 5 hours time spending. The total flight hour is just 20 minutes. If you further like to explore after the flight, a botanical garden can be the best place to refresh.