Best Places For Paragliding Adventurous Holiday – II
Paragliding in India is one of the adventurous sport in India. The dream of flying in the sky just like a bird is as old as human kind. You can make your dream come true with paragliding adventurous holiday. This Sport is considered to be risky, but reality is that the safety of the practitioners are quite high,especially compared with other adventurous sports.
Paragliding in India is generally conducted from hills as they serve as natural takeoff sites. There are two prominent mountain ranges where there are number of places for Paragliding. The Himalayas and the Western Ghats serve as ideal sites for this adventure sport. Almost every such place has training institutes where you can learn sport if you not experienced it . As the sport is new to the country many of the instructors are came from the countries where it is really popular.
Paragliding adventurous places
In Himachal Pradesh, Manali is one of the famous destination for Paragliding. Except in the Monsoon season you can try Paragliding here anytime. Paragliding is organized in Kullu valley throughout the year at Solang Valley, located 14 kilometers from Manali and other locations like Marhi, Fatru, Bijli Mahadev etc . Most of the tourist operators gives two options: A Modest Jump and a Daring Jump. It is your choice which height is comfortable for you to jump from. A para gliders should be light weight, free flying, foot launched glider aircraft with no rigid primary structure
If you planning to go for Paragliding in solang valley then here’s the best time to visit.
- January to May – 9 :30 A.M to 5:00 P.M
- October to December – 9:30 A.M to 5 : 00 P.M
Fair for Paragliding : Varies From INR 600 to INR 1800.
Situated in the Dehradun district of Uttarkhand state of India, Mussoorie is a very popular hill town and every year a number of people visiting from all over the country. Located at an altitude of about 6,579 feet above the sea level. Paragliding at Mussoorie lake offers a person with the fascinating view of hills, lakes and valleys in Mussoorie. It offers an adventurous activities for outdoor travelers like short treks, hikes and even Paragliding. There are lot of sightseeing spots like Kempty Falls, Municipal Garden, Sir George Everest’s House, Nahata Estate, Lake Mist, Nag Devta Temple and Jwalaji Temple etc.
Timings : 8: 00 A.M to 5: 00 P.M
Fair for Paragliding : INR 1500 per person
Kamshet town originally named Karmakshetra, which means the land of your actions. This small town is located off the erstwhile National Highway 4, which connects Mumbai and Pune. The road is dotted with hills, which house many medieval Buddhist cave temples and act as excellent sites for paragliding. Mumbai is approximately 99 km and Pune is about 47 km from here. This place can be reached easily as it is well-connected by roads from Pune and Mumbai.
Best Time To Go : October to April
Fair for Paragliding : INR 2,500 per person duration 1 hour .