Commercial paragliding starts in Dharan (photo feature)

With an aim to promote adventure tourism, commercial paragliding service has started in Dharan. Budha Subba Paragliding Nepal Pvt Ltd kicked off the commercial paragliding service from Dharan-24, Ramete Danda on Monday. Chairman of Association of Sepak Takraw, Sunsari Chapter Birendra Kumar Limbu was the first person to fly through the inaugural flight. Earlier, Executive

All paragliding flights halted

Nepal Aviation Sports Association, Pokhara has halted all the paragliding flights on Tuesday. The paragliding services have been suspended today to mourn the death of Shailesh Pahari who died in course of paragliding training at Swarek in Syangja on Friday, Association president Sovit Baniya said. Pahari is a resident of Lake Side, Pokhara. Pahari’s last

Paragliders fear being displaced by airport

While the construction of a regional international airport in Pokhara has been received with wide public enthusiasm, travel traders are worried that paragliding—the most popular adventure activity in the lake city—may be affected by coming airspace regulations. It may be four years before the new airport comes online, but tourism entrepreneurs are already starting to worry