In a country like India, Paragliding has never been traditionally popular but in the last ten to fifteen years, these most beautiful paragliding spots in India has grown from humble beginnings to becoming a mainstream adventure experience.
Among many reasons why you would want to do paragliding in these spots is, the feeling of flying like a bird and the short but intense adrenaline rush. After reading this article, there’s no reason you shouldn’t want to explore the fascinating spots.
Most beautiful paragliding spots in India
1. Bir Billing
2. Nandi Hills
Bir Billing is considered the best place in India for paragliding adventure. The spot boosts of many paragliding operators there who offer short, medium and long flying sessions.
In Bir Billing, the take off point is Asia’s highest and the world’s 2nd highest paragliding take off point which is at around 8000 feet above sea level and the landing point is at around 4000 feet. The best time to enjoy paragliding here is from June to October.
Cost of paragliding in Bir Billing: Rs. 1500 to Rs. 2500
Nandi Hills is a popular paragliding destination in the south, a quiet town around 60kms from Bangalore. The Paragliding point is more than 4500 feet with many expert paragliders to help make your adventure the best one.
This spot has become a popular paragliding spot in india for young adventure seeker and the best time to go paragliding here is all through the year, except monsoons.
Cost of paragliding in Nandi Hills Rs. 2000 to Rs. 3000
Manali without any doubt is one of the best places to paraglide in india with an ideal climate and spectacular sights. The Kullu Valley, Sethan, Halan and Solang Valley are some of the best spots in Manali for short, long paragliding and skydiving sessions.
For the best adventure experience, the perfect time for the adventure is between February and March or May to October but not in monsoons.
Cost of paragliding in Manali: Rs. 1500 to Rs. 3500
Kamshet is 100 kms from Mumbai and 50 kms from Pune. It is one of the best spots for paragliding in the western region of India. Group flying and solo flying are both popular here and is is a very popular weekend activity for the urban metropolitan class
Many paragliding schools and workshops have recently grown up in the area with many offering certified courses and sessions to enthusiasts and explorers.
Cost of paragliding in Kamshet: Rs. 1500 to Rs. 2500
New explorers and enthusiasts have discovered Gangtok as one of the perfect spots for paragliding in india.
The perfect time for paragliding here is October to April.
Cost of paragliding in Gangtok: Rs. 2500 to Rs. 4500
You can get to explore the beauty of Garhwal Himalayas while soaring in the skies of Mussoorie. There are many regular tourists visiting the hill station who want to enjoy amateur paragliding and many cheap operators are there too.
Cost of paragliding in Mussoorie: Rs. 1600 to Rs. 6000
Yelagiri is not a popular spot around the country but is famous in Tamil Nadu. It is a good paragliding spot for those who cannot make it to the exotic locales of the Himalayas.
Cost of paragliding in Yelagiri Rs. 1100