Ultra-Light Aircraft is another best way after paragliding to fulfill your feeling and imagination of flying in the cloud just like a bird. Surrounded by mountain ranges and countless hills, Nepal is a playground for the borderless birds, flying freely over in and out of the clouds. They see vast lands of unexploited natural beauty.
Himalayas Hiking offers you this amazing ultra-light flight package that will blow your mind. There will surely be the awesome experience of flying like a bird, but the only thing that will be different from any other flights you have tried before would be the breathtaking sceneries of the rivers, deep valleys, numerous rural villages with rich culture and happy people all these with the background of the majestic Himalayas. Enjoy the freedom and feel the supreme nothingness from high above the ground viewing over the serene land and experience the god like vision from above.
For those trying the ultra-light for the first time, the aircraft is a small light weight airplane. It usually takes the form of a glider once it is in the air and in good weather conditions. You will be seated at the back seat for the best views whereas your pilot will be seated in the front, navigating through the blue sky. Along with the best and expert pilot, the plane itself is built with the best equipment and strong metal that can handle the weight and flight. There are proper safety gears are available as well which you will be oriented before taking off.
Usually, apart from the rainy season any time of the year with good weather condition, the ultra-light flight services are open for the enthusiasts i.e. September to June. There are daily flights from Pokhara based on the weather condition. It is recommended to take a morning flight when the wind is stable and gives a proper view of the mountains with no clouds. As the day thickens so does the clouds which blocks the clear views. Be informed that you will be flying over 5000m high for your allotted period.
There are several flight packages
15 minutes Fly for Fun
For those who are looking for the short flight. It takes you over Fewa Lake, Sarangkot hill, over the Buddha monastery and a clear view of Pokhara. Enjoy panoramic views of Annapurna Range Massif, Machhapuchhre and Dhaulagiri range.
30 Minute Extended flight
This flight of medium duration, takes you slightly higher and further with additional and closer view of the mountains and other great sceneries.
An Hour Sky Trek
A truly memorable flight will cover both the above mentioned flight and some better and extended time towards the Himalayas.
- Airport pick up/ drop
- Ground transportation during the trip
- Meals as mentioned in itinerary
- Accommodation in a three star category hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Entry fee and permits to enter into heritage sites and other places.
- A professional and English speaking guide
- Insurance of support crew members and their other costs
- A first aid medical kit
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- Personal refreshment expenses like soft drinks, hard drinks, mineral bottled water, etc
- Personal Utility expenses like telephone, internet, laundry, etc
- Tips for support crew members
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WOW! it has been an amazing experience with the team of Himalayas Hiking. Wonderful place, amazing vibes, amazing people with wonderful team. Kudos to the team Hiimalayas Hiking.