Alongside the Annapurna Range, between Mustang Himal and Manaslu Himal, lies the picturesque town of Pokhara. The Pokhara region, an excellent viewpoint summits of Dhawalagiri (8167 m/26794 ft), Machhapuchre (7059 m/23159 ft) and Manaslu (8163 m/26781 ft), becomes the last years a hot destination for paragliding and parahawking.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Paragliding in Truleigh Hill, West Sussex, South East England United Kingdom
Truleigh Hill is located on the South Downs and it is close to another popular paragliding site, Devils Dyke. This spot is one of the first hills in the country where para-gliders are allowed to fly. So, if you want to experience the ultimate adrenaline rush, then you should try paragliding here.
The take off point is found at 50°53’5″ (50.885)N; 0°15’36” (0.26)W and the altitude of the launch area is at 210 m/689 ft. In addition, the ideal wind direction is from the north. It is advisable not to fly below 290 m/950 ft MSL. Last but not least, the location is suitable for pilots of all levels, as there are training centers with qualified instructors, in case you need to learn the basics. Enjoy the flight and catch your breath over the magnificent location of West Sussex.