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MOUNTAIN FLIGHT
Only awe stricken silence can come close to matching the experience of going on a mountain flight to encounter the tallest mountains of this earth. No wonder mountain flights have become a popular tourist attraction in Nepal. Some of Airline Company regularly offers world’s best aircraft for mountains flight like: - Beech
1900D, Saab 340 etc.

Mountain flights appeal to all categories of travelers. For those who are restricted by time or other durations from going trekking, these flights offer a must of the 8000m’s like Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Kanchanjanga’s and many more panoramic view of the Himalaya in one hour.

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ULTRA LIGHT FLIGHT
Ultralight aircraft take off from Pokhara and offer spectacular views of the lakes, mountains and villages. This is an ideal way to see life from a new perspective. The choice of the Pokhara Valley for Ultralight aircraft is appropriate chiefly because of the proximity of the mountains, and the scenic lakes. For those who wished they could fly like birds when growing up, this flight is a must. It might be lonely at the top, but the spectacular view from up high certainly makes it all worth it. Flights are from the Pokhara airport beginning September through June. The flights take place from sunrise to 11a.m. and from 3p.m. to sunset everyday during these months.

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PARA GLIDING
Paragliding in Nepal can be a true wonderful and fulfilling experience for the adventure seeking. A trip will take you over some of the best scenery on earth, as you share airspace with Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles, kites and float over villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungle, with a fantastic view of the majestic Himalaya Like Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Machapuchre (holy mountain) and many more. Gliding is a weather dependent sport and the fling season in Nepal commences from November through February, the best months being November and December. The take- off point for these flights is Sarangkot (1592m), which also offers prime views of Phewa Lake and the mountains at sunrise and sunset ( provided the skies are clear ) and the landing is by the Lake . No previous experience is required as qualified pilots provide ad short briefing before Launching.

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BUNGEE JUMPING
Nepal's first bungee jumping site is situated 160m over the wild Bhote Koshi River, and located close to the Nepal-Tibet border, a three-hour bus ride from Kathmandu, as can be arranged on arrival in Kathmandu. As of now, there is only one agency offering this sport. The jump, at 160m, was designed by one of New Zealand's leading bungee consultants, and is operated by some of the most experienced jump masters in the business. It's mishap-proof. The agency takes safety "very, very seriously".

Location :- Less than 3 hours outside Kathmandu by Ultimate Bungy Shuttle. You will travel the Arniko (Kathmandu/Lhasa) Highway to within 12km of the Tibet Border and the famous Friendship Bridge.

The Gorge :- Ultimate Bungy Nepal takes place on a 166m wide steel suspension bridge over the Bhoti Kosi River.

The Bridge :- Swiss designed, especially for bungee jumping with a 4x safety factor. The bridge has a loading factor of 250kg per running meter. This means that the bridge will hold 250 x 166 = 41,500kg or 4.5 tones. And. Those are Swiss measurements! * Over 6000 meters of steel wire was used to build the bridge * Longest suspension bridge in Nepal * The bridge joins two sides of a great valley. Before its construction, locals walked five hours to cross this river gorge.

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MOUNTIN BIKING
The best ay to explore the Kathmandu valley is on a mountain bike. Nepal’s diverse terrain is a mountains biker’s dream adventure come true. Mountain biking offer an environmentally sound way of exploring this magnificent country, its landscape and living heritage. There are plenty of dirt roads and trails in Nepal to meet every mountains biker’s wildest fantasy. Mountain biking is especially recommended if you wish to explore urban centers of Nepal such as Pokhara and kathmandu well as the countryside. Adventures souls may plan extended trips to such exotic locales as Namche Bazar, and western Nepal. You could even do the entire length of Nepal across the plains. Mountain bikes are available for rent by the day or longer in many of the bicycle
rental outlets in and around the Kathmandu city.

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BIRD WATCHING IN NEPAL
Nepal is bird watcher's paradise. Nepal has various types of birds that are endangered too. It boasts 848-recorded species of birds. An ardent bird watcher can travel the length and breadth of Nepal doing little else for bird watching. Birding is possible everywhere in Nepal from the hot plains to the mountainous region.

SOME MAJOR PLACES FOR BIRD WATCHING.
Koshi Barrage and Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve :-
These lies to the far east of Nepal. The Koshi is great for waterfowl and waders, with about 26 varieties of ducks alone. The method of viewing birds in the Koshi by boat, gliding through the waters in the stillness of the early morning and evening. The reserve has more than 450 species of birds including Honey Kites, Ospreys; Black headed Orioles, Black Ibis, Peregrine Falcon, Storks, and Partridges.

The Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve :-
The area lies 12km north of the capital city. Laughing Thrush, Crested Serpent Eagle, Ruby-Throats, Babblers and Little pied flycatchers have been sighted in this area. Besides Shivapuri, Nagarjune at an altitude 2100m displays various types of birds such pheasants, magpies, Ruby-throats and Sunbirds.

The Royal Chitwan National Park :-
The park is the well-known site in Nepal for bird watching activities. The park has around 500-recorded species of birds including Stork billed kingfishers, Asian paradise flycatchers, Bee-eaters, Blue Indian roller and Cormorants.

Bardia National Park :-
Bardia is also the paradise for bird watching. The best location to see the birds is the mighty flowing Karnali River. Boating on the Karnali River is a great way to see the various types of birds such as Oriental pied
hornbills, Night Herons, Ruddy Shell duck, Purple herons.

The Kathmandu valley :-
It has four main bird watching areas. One can start on the banks of the Bagmati and Manohara Rivers. Kingfishers, Egrets, Ibis bill, Wood sand pipers, Plovers, Herons are sighted along these areas. The Chovar gorge is particularly recommended as an area for birds as its isolation from human habitation has encouraged their presence.

Phulchowki hill :-
It is another ideal site, with a Red-headed Trogan (It was last seen 44 years ago), a very rare bird sighted here in 2000. It lies 18km southeast of Kathmandu at an altitude 2760m. About 90 species of birds have been recorded in this area including Babbler, Cutia, Endemic spring, Mountain hawk Eagle, Black-throated parrot
bill and Rufous Bellied pied woodpeckers.

The Pokhara valley :-
The Phewa and Begnas Lakes and its surrounded areas are the perfect location to see the bird watching, particularly in the less inhabited area. Around Phewa Lake, you discover such types of birds Herons, ducks, falcons, pipits, egrets, terns and buntings plus gulls. Likewise, The Begnas Lake, where Happie Grey Bellied Tesias, ducks, bulbuls, pheasant-tailed jacana can be seen. In the higher areas of Nepal on the trekking routes are also excellent for bird watching. Such trekking areas, Jomsom Trek, Annapurna sanctuary, Rara Jumla Trek, Arun valley, Sagarmatha national park, Langtang and Gosainkunda Trek are best location to see the birds. Besides trekking routes, Lumbini also the good spot to discover the birds. Sarus crane the world's tallest and endangered bird can be found in Lumbini.

 
 

 

 

Package Tour

Gokyo Lake Package
The trek to Gokyo provides an excellent opportunity to see an eyeful view of the Mt. Everest

Valley Package Tour
This is one of the exiting Culture & easy Trekking tours around the Kathmandu valley

 
 
 

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