Paragliding is a leisure activity as well as an adventure. It’s a lightweight, free-flying, and foot-launched glider aircraft with no specific basic structure. It is a popular adventurous sport spread all over the world & liked by all people. Paragliding is one of the activities that can cause excitement as well as worry at the same time. You can paraglide on mountains, above rivers, and across meadows. It is not too expensive activity and can be breath taking amazing experience.
1. Bir billing, Himachal Pradesh
It is known as the best destination for paragliding. It is located at an approachable place where you can easily reach. It’s delightful environment and the extremely attractive landscape is perfect for paragliding. Paragliding is done at billing valley from 2400 metres above the sea level. It is open for a whole year. The time period between the months September to November is the best time to enjoy paragliding.
2. Bedni Bugyal, Uttarakhand
Bedni Bugyal is at 3354 metres above the sea level touching the borders of the Chamoli and Garhwal district. It is the best place for beginners to learn paragliding. November is a suitable time to come here and enjoy the sport. You can also trek here to Uber mysterious Roopkund and its haunting residents.
3. Pawna Lake and Kamshet, Maharashtra
An advisable location in between the hills of Khandala and Lonavala has two major flying sites Tower-hill and Shelar. Best time to visit here is October to January. Kamshet has quite a number of lakes. Itâ€™s a fascinating and the water created by Pawna dam gives a shining sun effect that mesmerizes your eyes. Itâ€™s thrilling to fly over the lake during sunset.
4. Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu
Yelagiri is 3 hours journey from Chennai. It is a perfect typical hill station with green hillocks, windy river, and small lakes covered with greenery. Yelgari offers different paragliding launching sites at 450m, 560m, 600m. An international paragliding festival is held in September every year by the paragliding club which is attended by tourists all over the world in great number.
5. Arambol beach, Goa
Goa is a beautiful place and full of adventurous activities. You will find many exciting adventures here from paragliding to water skiing, biking etc. Arambol beach is in North Goa that gives you exciting offers at a reasonable price. Paragliding launch from the hills surrounding Arambol gives you the scenery of groves of a coconut tree and golden beaches. You get a flying session of 15 minutes to 1 hour costing you around Rs 2200 Â Thatâ€™s quite normal for such an experience.
6. Sanasar, Jammu, and Kashmir
Kashmir famous for its beauty and romantic fairy tale environment also gives you the opportunity to experience some adventure. Sanasar is one of those adventurous spots. Paragliding at Sanasar gives you a view of the verdant valley and mountains of Kashmir with the perspective of a bird. It is a beautiful and magical experience.
Enjoy paragliding at such beautiful places and feel the heavenly experience that you will never get anywhere.