Ultralight aircraft is a microlight plane powered by a single, non-turbine engine fitted with a propeller.It weighs maximum 450 kg and its 2 seats are fixed wing.It can take off and land on a field and dirt road. Flying with Ultralight aircraft means flying like a bird in the sky. During the flight you will sit with your instructor in open air with the airstream in your face and glide as a bird.
While Ultralight flying is available in Pokhara. flying over the Pokhara valley, you will enjoy the scenic beauty of the Himalayas and Nepal ‘ most beautiful Phewa Lake. The ultralight flight is a journey through nature. It can fly for hours even with the engine shut off. However, the safety is guaranteed on the flight. You fly at an altitude of 9,000 feet above sea level and go very close to Mt. Machhapuchhare (Fishtail) and over the hidden remote valley.
Jiwan Travel and Tours organize Ultralight flight over the city of Pokhara, Phewa Lake, near Sarangkot hill, over the Buddhist monastery on the south side of the city, the Tibetan refugee camp and past Lamachour to the north. You can fly for 15 or 30 minutes or even for 1 hour, all depends on your interest and affordability. Ultra light aircrafts are designed to safely carry passengers while providing openings on both sides to allow viewing the entire vistas.
Don’t miss the chance of flying for lifetime experience! The flight operates from Pokhara airport from September to June.
Day 01: Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu
After breakfast in hotel drive to Pokhara 175km, approximately 6.5hrs. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara
The majestic lake city of Pohara is situated at an altitude of about 827m above the sea level around 200 km west of Kathmandu. Known for its pleasant weather, splendid sceneries and rich cultural heritage as well as adventure sports
Day 02: Ultra Light Flight from Pokhara Airport
After breakfast in hotel drive to Pokhara Airport and take off ultralight aircraft. Duration of the flight varies from 15 min to max. 1 hr depending on the client’s interest.
A 15- min flight at the speed of 50 km/hr to 90 km/hr gives you a panoramic view of the entire Annapurna Mountain Range including Mt. Dhaulagiri in the distance. The maximum altitude it attends is 5,000 feet.
A 30-min flight at the speed of 90 km/hr takes you slightly higher and farther. You’ll fly over the Tibetan refugee camp and as far as Lamachour, on the northern part of the valley. It takes you closer to the Fish Tail Mountain. The view is truly superb.
This 1 hr flight covers the entire Annapurna Mountain range at the speed of 90 km/hr to 130 km/hr and reaches the altitude of 12,000 ft. You will fly “above the clouds” and enjoy beautiful views!
After Ultra Light Flight you will begin sightseeing tour in and around Pokhara.
Day 03: Drive back to Kathmandu
• Hotel pick up and transfer
• Pokhara sightseeing
• Overland journey to Pokhara & return to Kathmandu
• An English speaking OR any other foreign language speaking government- licensed city guide
• Hotel accommodations in Pokhara with breakfast
• Ultra Light Flight Activity
• Nepal Entry Visa
• Lunch and Dinner in Pokhara
• Travel and medical insurance
• Any extra personal expenses such as hard/ soft drinks, laundry etc,
• Tips to the accompanying tour guide and driver
• Monuments entrance permits while sightseeing in Pokhara