Two new paragliding zones added near Kathmandu Valley


, January 18

As the attraction for adventure tourism in the country has seen a steady rise in recent times, the of adventure activities has also been increasing.

One of the most popular adventure activities in the country is paragliding. Paragliding is especially famous in Pokhara. However, in recent years the private sector is pouring in paragliding service in Kathmandu Valley as well.

The Civil Aviation Authority of (CAAN) has recently issued permits for two new near Kathmandu Valley. The new paragliding services will be located in Suryachaur and Tistung.

According to CAAN, Nepal Paragliding has received a permit to operate paragliding at Suryachaur. As per the proposal submitted to CAAN, the will operate paragliding services covering the areas of Suryachaur, Shivapuri and Nuwakot.

The company has received a permit to operate paragliding flights up to a height of 6,500 metres.

Meanwhile, a company named Tistung Paragliding has also received a permit from CAAN to operate paragliding services from Tistung in Makawanpur.

It has received a permit to operate

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