Sarangkot (1500m ASL) is the main flying site in Nepal. This ridge is situated in the Annapurna region, only 20 minutes far from Pokhara city, on the northern side of the Phewa lake. The startplace is accessible by car (it’s unique at this area!) and it’s the only purpose built take off in the country. The height difference is 700 meters.
Besides the great acro possibilities, this area has big XC potential also:
West: Along the lake valley.
North: To the foothills of 8000m peaks like the Annapurnas and Machapuchare.
East: Along the Himalayen foothills.
Due to the humid subtropical climate, the yearly mean temperature is 20 degrees and the the weather is flyable all the year exept the couldy and rainy monsuun season, from June to August. The conditions are the best from October to May.