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26 Jan 2017
“Unforgettable, amazing, unique experience!”
12 Jan 2017
“Highlight of our trip!”
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Parahawking is paragliding with a trained bird of prey. It was pioneered in Pokhara, Nepal by renowned bird trainer and paraglider, Scott Mason. Rescued and rehabilitated raptors such as Egyptian Vultures are trained as part of an award winning...more
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Maya Devi Village | Kapaudi, Lakeside, Pokhara 33411, Nepal
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Reviewed 30 November 2015

Parahawking is a true once in a lifetime experience. Scott and his team are real professionals, dedicating an amazing amount of time to the conservation the Himalayan vultures. The welfare of these birds is absolutely paramount to the project, and the education and awareness that...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2015

This was fantastic. The falconry lesson was interesting and a great to chance to meet and interact with the birds. The parahawking was just amazing - so special to see Kevin the vulture in flight. It was also really nice to see how much everyone...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

I first read about this in the NY Times in 2007, so these folks are well established. When I finally had the opportunity to visit Nepal in 2012, this was the focus of my trip. Had a great experience and many of my adventurous friends...More

Thank ThomasTXNY
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Doesn't really matter what you are into - ALL my friends back home are jealous of my parahawking pictures. And rightfully so. It was one of the coolest days. Ever. Hands down the highlight of my 3-week trip to Nepal, among a wide variety of...More

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Thank Joel B
Reviewed 30 November 2015

My wife and I had our parahawking experience while in Nepal for our honeymoon, and we couldn't have loved it more! Scott and co. took awesome care of us, even though Nepal's fuel crisis was just starting. We flew with Bob the Egyptian Vulture, who...More

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Thank Eric B
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

I was in Nepal for 21 days and this by far was the highlight of the trip. Amazing. Scott is an English man living there and runs a parahawking business in pokhara. I jumped off a 6,000 ft cliff (scary) but then soared around for...More

Thank jeri638
Reviewed 7 November 2015

This was by far the highlight of our trip to Nepal! That is saying a lot since there are many incredible adventures to be had in Nepal. However, this particular experience is one that you cannot have anywhere else in the world. First, if you...More

1  Thank Carolina0719
scottmason, Owner at Parahawking, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2015

Wow, thank you Carolina for an amazing review. It's always a genuine pleasure to share this experience with our passengers, in fact we consider it a privilege that we can get to do this at all. We hope our passion comes across and that all...More

Reviewed 3 November 2015

My boyfriend and I first stayed at Maya Devi Village, Parahawking's HQ in Pokhara early on in the season before the birds were ready to start flying. Watching Scott and Jimmy exercising Kevin and Bob, the Egyptian Vultures trained to fly alongside and interact with...More

3  Thank Clare W
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

My Parahawking experience with Scott & Kevin, the beautiful Egyptian vulture, was unbelievable!! Being able to fly through the sky following the path of a bird of prey was amazing! The whole staff was helpful and informative when questions were asked about the experience and...More

1  Thank Kathleen T
scottmason, Owner at Parahawking, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2015

Thank you Clare for the incredible review. It was a genuine pleasure to have you guys stay and of course to get to take you Parahawking. We're really pleased that you took part in all our activities and soaked up the family atmosphere at Maya...More

Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Absolutely blown away by this experience with Bob . Highlight of my trip. Scott and the gang were super friendly and Bob was an absolute star ! Can't thank you guys enough

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