Zip Flyer in Pokhara
Pokhara is one of the best destinations for a recreational holiday. The city is famous for its beautiful lakes and stunning views of the Himalayan ranges.
The beautiful city of Pokhara introduces you with the most thrilling experience of zip flying overlooking the beautiful scenery of the majestic lake and glorious mountains. Zip flying in Pokhara is a dream adventure of every traveller out there. The stunning sceneries of the aesthetically pleasing city are the reason why zip-flying in Pokhara is one of the best adventures you can experience in Nepal. Imagine feeling the adrenaline rush through your veins as you zip-fly above the ground with the chilling winds.
The journey begins with a short drive from Lakeside to Sarangkot. Sarangkot welcomes you with the marvelous view of snow-white mountains. You can also view the gorgeous Fewa Lake surrounded by green hills and terraced paddy fields. You will see beautiful peaks such as Mt. Machhapuchhare, Mt. Annapurna, and Mt. Makalu smiling down at you. Also, Sarangkot is a famous sunrise and sunset viewpoint.
After taking your time admiring the beautiful gifts of nature, you can enjoy a refreshing walk to the Butterfly Collapsible Shelter. You can view Pokhara city, Dhampus village, and Naudada village from here.
The zip-flying adventure starts at the height of 5400 ft. above sea level. You will be gazing at the beautiful stretch of deep forests and the range of glistening mountains above it. The 200 meters vertical drop in the trolley stretches to 1.8 kilometers, accompanied by the rushing stream of Seti River beneath. You will be rushing down at the thrilling speed of 140 km per hour. This incredible speed makes it one of the most memorable zip-flyer experiences.
Experiencing the thrill of zip-flying will cost USD 82 per person. Similarly, the cost for a combo package with extra costs for videos is $140. The best time to enjoy this experience is during spring (March to May) or autumn (September to November).
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Itinerary of Zip Flyer in Pokhara
Your journey will start from Lakeside to Sarangkot with a 30-minute drive. From Sarangkot, you will have to walk for about 15 minutes to reach the Butterfly Collapsible Shelter. You will be briefed on safety instructions first, and then, your thrilling zip-flying experience kicks off. The whole ride takes about 2 to 3 minutes, and the endpoint is the village of Hemja. Finally, from here, you will take a 30-minute drive back to your accommodation in Lakeside.
Highlights of Zip Flyer in Pokhara
Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of glistening mountains from Sarangkot.
Get to view the panoramic view of Fewa Lake from Sarangkot.
Experience the thrilling 56-degree drop from the height of 5400 feet.
Find inner peace in the heart-warming scenery of Pokhara.
Key information of Zip Flyer in Pokhara
The starting point of zip-flying is Sarangkot (1,600m) and the ending point is Hemja (960m).
The zip-line has been operation since 2012.
Safety is the most important criteria for zip flying. The zip flying system was designed by Zip-flyer TM LLC, USA using advanced technologies.
The zip-flying adventure in Pokhara is the world’s tallest and longest zipline.
The zipline covers a distance of 1.8 km and zooms down at a thrilling speed of 140 km/hr.
All riders must weigh 40 kg to 120 kg.
Children aged 14 to 17 have to be accompanied by parents or a guardian.
All riders have to wear secure closed-toed shoes.
The best time for zip-flying is during spring (March to May) or autumn (September to November).
Pregnant women and people with injuries are not allowed to take on the ride.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) of Zip Flyer in Pokhara
What is the minimum required to participate in this adventure sport?
The rider must be aged 14 and above to participate in this adventure sport. Children under the age of 17 have to be accompanied by one of their parents or a guardian. The high-speed ride may scare a child, and this could result in an accident. Therefore, parents should think carefully before letting their child on the ride.
What about the minimum and maximum weight limit for zip-flying?
The zip-line was constructed using the best technologies. Each installation is inspected by professional instructors. However, there is a weight limit for zip-flying to ensure the safety of the passenger. The weight of the rider must range between 40 kg to 120 kg. The speed may vary according to the weight.
What is the best time to zip-fly during the day?
Zip-flying can be done throughout the year. Often, the best time to zip-fly is between 8 AM to 11 AM. Morning time is the best to zip-fly. This time of the day offers high visibility with clear skies. Riders can enjoy clear views of the Annapurna Himalayan Range including many other mountain peaks.
Can I bring my camera?
Many riders wish to record themselves enjoying this thrilling ride. They take a selfie stick and handle it with one hand as they rush through the cool breeze. Riders are allowed to bring your camera or phone with you during the ride. However, the rider will have to bear the responsibility for its safety.