A successful test flight of paragliding has been conducted in Balewa of Baglung district.
Lake Valley Paragliding Company from Pokhara successfully conducted the flight which is the first of its kind in Baglung. Pilot Tek Bahadur Thapa took off from Paiyupata of Pahare Dhuri of Baglung ward-13 and successfully landed at local airport situated at Narayanstan of Baglung ward-14.
The test flight was conducted as a main attraction of ongoing 1st Balewa Mahotsab. Successful test meant further 6 flights will be conducted during the festival period.
Paragliding, established as one of the major adventure sport and centre of interest to both internal and international tourists in Pokhara has been tested in various locations around Pokhara for commercial purpose. Successful test flight means further possibilities of tourism expansion in Baglung district.