Who doesn’t want to feel free like a bird and fly in the sky? If you’re an adventure lover, you must have dreamed to do paragliding atleast once in your life. These days paragliding has acquired a lot of attention and fan following in India. However, one needs a great infrastructure and facility for the same. Here are top 10 paragliding destinations in India.
Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh
Always at the top of one of the best places to do paragliding in India, Bir Billing is actually the best. March to June is. great time to visit and do paragliding. Here you take off from a base point at an altitude of 8000 feet above the sea level and glide up and above, you land at Bir which is at 4500 feet. The journey lasts for 30 minutes.
This north eastern state is slowly emerging as one of the best paragliding destinations in India. It is home to amazing launching ridges and its definitely a must try. You can take a jump from Gangtok at an altitude of 7000 feet above sea level, you can even see the mighty Mt. Kanchenjunga.
One of the very few paragliding spots in western India, Pavana is located in Maharashtra. The view from above the lake of Pavana is just stunning as you see forts and more passing by.
One of the most beautiful states in India, also allows you to take a paragliding adventure in Kunjapuri. You can head here in the months of September to May to indulge in paragliding. You can enjoy the beautiful valley views and even Gangotri glacier can be spotted from above. The amazing birds eye view of the Himalayas, will make this journey unforgettable.
Nandi Hills, Bangalore
Situated 68 km away from Bangalore, Nandi hills is an important location for paragliding in India. This is just one of the many aero sports that you can indulge in in Nandi Hills. You can fly up to 1478 metres above sea level and see the Hebbal Lake as well.
Bedni Bugyal, Uttarakhand
A Himalayan alpine meadow, it is situated at an elevation of 3,354 metres in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. This place offers some magnificent views of the Himalayan ranges while you soar up in the sky.
Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu
A beautiful hill station in the northern part of Tamil Nadu, theres a club here that provides paragliding experience to enthusiasts. They even hold a paragliding festival in September annually. From the altitude of 2000 m above sea level you can enjoy the lovely view of Yelagiri hills!
Known for its scenic beauty, Shillong is the perfect place to do paragliding. Here you can experience State of the art hydraulic payout winch system which helps you glide up, up and above!
Arambol Beach, Goa
Often seen in movies and on the many beaches in Goa, this can be a perfect way to take your Goan experience to another lever (literally!) Goa is a favourite among the professional gliders of the world. You can enjoy the views go Goa from above as well!
Aravalli Hills, Rajasthan
Though an unlikely fit, even Rajasthan offers paragliding experience on the Aravalli hills. Rajasthan has many paragliding strips and runways. You can even fly in cities like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner and Kota
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Please note: In case you have any health issue, do check with you doctor before parasailing.