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Phoenix Paragliding Adventures

6 Lakeside, Pokhara 33411, Nepal
+977 61-466417
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Experience of a lifetime

This was definately on my bucket list. So I booked the longer cross country flight, but the day I... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Rosalynde2015
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Derby, United Kingdom
Greediest company ever

The pilots in this company have long forgotten that paragliding is about sports and pleasure. All... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Gilles_Silb
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Grenoble, France
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Symbolic to our slogan, "Be the Bird," Phoenix is the dream company of a spirited young Nepalese woman who believes strongly in the empowerment of women in Nepal for the betterment of tourism and in other fields in life! Established in the year 2010, Phoenix is also the sister company to the pioneers of paragliding in Nepal, Sunrise Paragliding. Phoenix is run with a team of national and international pilots that is highly professional and passionate, and is led by Poonam's partner in life and in business, Jochen Kick, who is a very responsible and experienced pilot himself, flying for more than 14 years. Combined with the expertise of both the partners in running their company, there is no doubt to the quality of flight and service you will get here at Phoenix!!
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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6 Lakeside, Pokhara 33411, Nepal
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

This was definately on my bucket list. So I booked the longer cross country flight, but the day I made my flight the clouds came over and the thermals died so I had a very short flight down to the landing site. Without asking, I...More

Thank Rosalynde2015
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The pilots in this company have long forgotten that paragliding is about sports and pleasure. All they care about is money, money, money. When you will know that a pilot can make as much in one day as the average monthly salary in Nepal, you’ll...More

Thank Gilles_Silb
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Best experience ever! Staff is nice and has lots of experience. Even though its a popular attraction and it was very crowded in the sky we really loved it. Only the companies with highest quality can jump from Sarangkot, and these guys are one of...More

Thank Milou S
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

What an amazing experience! My pilot - Jochan - was very knowledgeable and took the time to wait for the ideal conditions before launching our flight. We caught a great thermal and soared with the birds (vultures maybe) far above Sarancot. The weather was a...More

Thank Kris H
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Not only is Phoenix Paragliding one of the original, most experienced paragliding companies in pokhara, their pilot, Jochen, gave me a better ride than anyone else I saw in the sky. He took me higher, did more tricks, and took amazing photos. From the very...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Amazing experience from the first minute! The Team at Phoenix Paraglide Adventures are professional, experienced and a lot of fun! If you want to Paraglide in Pokhara - make yourself a favour and go check them out - its the last shop on the north...More

Thank Aleksey Y
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Phoenix paragliding's company is one of the eldest company downtown. There's no words to say how much I trust Poonam, the FIRST and ONLY woman holding a company in that sector. All of her pilots are licensed and experimented and share all a common vision...More

Thank Enjoytheworldagain
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

We went for a flight on 10 May and it was exhilarating! Big thumbs up to Jochen who made my flight extremely fun and memorable. Seeing that I am up for more fun, he even included a "roller coaster" ride before landing. After the flight...More

Thank Jassy9607
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I've been paragliding before and paragliding with Jochen has been my favourite experience! He went above and beyond, waiting for the perfect wind to allow us the best possible flight, allowing other pilots to go ahead. This means we had the longest flight possible whilst...More

1  Thank rachael_brock38
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I chose to fly with the Phoenix after contacted several companies to survey prices and packages (which are almost similar) due to prompt email replies from Poonam who was careful to address all my question, especially on “what if the weather suddenly turns out to...More

Thank Bird_Suphasuk
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Chintan P
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Response from Bird_Suphasuk | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! I was one of their customer. You can contact them directly at phoenixparagliding at gmail (sorry...tripadvisor does not allow me include email or website links) They usually responds email fast, within one day.
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