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15 Best Places To Enjoy Paragliding In India & How Much They Cost

It’s fun to be amidst the clouds, away from the woes of the world and feel like you are an actual bird. That, all together, paragliding is all about.

India is lucky to have some of the most scenic locations in the world and that too at significant heights. And while trekking these heights is an adventurous affair, trekking down from the same is equally thrilling.

And sometimes, trekking downwards simply means jumping off a cliff and letting yourself fly until you make a touchdown. And if all these words lure you enough, then here is a list of the best paragliding locations in India that can offer you the same experience.

1. Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh

Bir Billing is the best place in Asia for anyone who wishes to indulge in paragliding. The little village of Bir is practically the Paragliding Capital of India. And you would know why it’s named so after you see, once, the vicinity it has to offer while you paraglide.

Source – Adventure Nation

Cost – INR 3500- INR 5500.

2. Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Located in the heart of the Himalayas is Manali tucked at an altitude of about 5500 ft to 6000 ft. In Manali, you need to trek areas of Solang Valley, Fatru Mountain, Gulaba, and Nagger Road to reach places where paragliding takes place. 

Source – Travel Triangle

Cost – INR 1800 and above

3. Nainital, Uttarakhand

Close to Delhi, Nainital is one of the most sought long weekend destinations. Paragliding in Nainital mainly takes place in Naukuchiyatal or Bhimtal.

Source – Trip Advisor

Cost – INR 1500- INR 5000

4. Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand

The district of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand is sandwiched between Nepal and Tibet. Its location inundates it with four hills — Dhwaj, Chandak, Thal Kedar, and Kundar. And all of these are mesmerizing to behold while paragliding amidst the fluffy clouds.

Source – Amar Ujala

Cost – INR 6000- INR 10000 (for 5-7 day course).

5. Panchgani, Maharashtra

Panchgani is tucked close to Satara district 1,200 metre above sea level. The place offers its tourists favourable winds and pleasant weather all year round and thus is one of the most popular tourist locations of Maharastra for paragliding.

Source – Adrenalins.lv

Cost – INR 2700 – INR 5000

6. Ranikhet, Uttarakhand

Another one from Uttarkhand is Ranikhet. It, besides being a paragliding site, is also a camping site.

Source – Trip to Uttarakhand

Cost – INR 3000 onwards

7. Shillong, Meghalaya

Even if you don’t indulge in paragliding, you are still gonna love even the slightest thing that the northeastern state, Meghalaya, has to offer. Also called the Scotland of India, when you glide in Meghalaya, be sure of witnessing the best of its greenery.

Source – Ease My Trip

Cost – Approximate Costs

8. Gangtok, Sikkim

Another northeastern state known for its exceptional beauty is Sikkim. The city has amazing landing ridges and is surely growing to be one of the major attractions of the state.

Source – Travel Triangle

Cost – INR 1800 onwards

9. Sanasar, Jammu

Sanasar is one peaceful place where sitting under the sun is sometimes all the adventure you would need in life. Besides, it also offers a view of snow-capped hills making it one tourist location that one could only bring memories from.

Source – Kashmiri Hills

Cost – INR 1600 onwards

10. Vagamon, Kerala

Located in the Idukki district of Kerala is this breathtaking hill station Vagamon. Also, trained pilots are available here, which means tandem flights are possible.

Source – Tripoto

Cost – INR 3500

11. Arambol, Goa

Goa is not just famous for its beach and nightlife but also got the best launching pads that allow you a view of the endless sea from above.

Source – Manthan Diary

Cost – Tandem flights starting from INR 2000

12. Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu

The hill station of Yelagiri is three hours away from Tamil Nadu. The beautiful green grass of the hill station and the altitude of about 2000 m is perfect for an amazing paragliding experience.

Source – Sterling

Cost – Tandem flights starting from INR 2000

13. Mussoorie, Uttarakhand

Mussoorie has the tag of being the most visited tourist place from Delhi. The place besides offing exceptional stays, food and tourist spots is also famous for its paragliding adventure.

Source – Make My Trip

Cost – Starting from INR 1600 to INR 10000.

14. Kunjapuri, Uttarakhand

Kunjapuri is tucked somewhere in Rishikesh and paragliding from the same inundates you with the views of Banderpunch, Sawrga Rohini, Chaukhamba and Gangotri peaks

Source – Twitter

Cost – INR 3500 onwards

15. Lahaul and Spiti, Himachal Pradesh

Lahaul and Spiti in Himachal Pradesh is inaccessible to most during winter but during summer, it’s brimming with tourists who love to paraglide among other adventurous things they do there.

Source – Tour Travel World

Cost – INR 1200 onwards

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