Resort Vacation and Cross-Country Flight (2 nights/3 days) – Tandem or Solo
Enjoy two nights at our rural resort in the lush, peaceful hills. The natural setting is rejuvenating and thrilling flights in the local area will satisfy your hunger for adventure and give practice with the thermals and conditions here. The third day we make a breathtaking flight from Babu Adventure Resort and Adventure School as we attempt the cross-country route to Pokhara. You will have exhilarating views along the way of the mesmerizing village scenery and the snowy Himalaya soaring into the sky on the horizon. The journey crosses three ridges as if we are birds and we can do it together as a tandem journey or fly together independently. This epic Himalayan adventure will be unforgettable!
Duration: 03 Day(s)
Trip Grade: Easy
Day 01 : Drive from Pokhara to Babu Adventure Resort and Adventure School (Sirkot)We depart early in the morning to allow us a good chance to fly this day. The scenic drive of around two hours passes lush jungles and fertile farmland with paddy fields. Towards the end we leave the main highway and the jeep climbs dirt track roads to our secluded resort on an open ridgeline. The staggering views will take your breath away! After settling in to your room and refreshing with a morning drink, we will check if weather conditions are right---then we enjoy a thrilling local flight. The rest of the day offers much to explore or just relax at the resort and rejuvenate mind, body and spirit. Meals and snacks are prepared by our skilled cooks and the evening offers all the sounds of nature, birdsong and crickets with heavenly stars sparkling overhead. We hope you relax and soak it all in without a care in the world.
Day 02 : Babu Adventure Resort and Adventure School (Sirkot) The morning views are usually best and on sparkling-clear days the panorama is mind-blowing. Enjoy the scenery with your morning breakfast. The adventure continues at the resort with more thrilling flying and soaking up the natural setting to refresh mind, body and spirit. We explore the thermals of the AndhiKhola valley and practice for the long flight to Pokhara the next day.
Day 03 : Cross-Country Flight from Sirkot to Pokhara Savor the morning over breakfast. We then embark on an epic flight from Babu Adventure Resort and Adventure School to Pokhara. The cross-country route crosses three ridges. We soar over the wondrous scenery as if we are birds. The rural scenery of terraced fields and vibrant jungle backed by snowy peaks is awe-inspiring. We pass over the final ridge to reveal our spectacular lakeside destination and touch down near the shore line. Our crew will meet us there as we celebrate our achievement. After reveling in the dream, you will be escorte