Where You Can Do Paragliding in India ?

India is a country with endless possibilities. There are several paragliding places in India, where you can fly like a bird with hot air balloons or parasailing. There are many hill stations in India where you have often gone to roam and there you will be glad to see the green mountains and the snowy valleys.

There are many people who visit Hill Stations, to enjoy an adventurous trip. If you are going to visit a hill station and you are looking for some adventurous sports, then the paragliding experience would be the best for you.

Paragliding is a very entertaining and adventurous sport with no solid structure in the plane, in which there is no engine in a light and flying vehicle. If said in clear words, this flight is done on a light vehicle, in which the pilot sits in the harness below the fabric wing. 

Suspension lines are made of wings in this light plane. The most important thing in this flight is that there will not be any engine in this flight vehicle, but still the para-glider can fly for several hours and can cover hundreds of kilometers. 

However, in a paragliding 2-hour flight, a distance of 10 kilometers may be fixed. The pilot can climb up to a height of some thousand meters for paragliding and can accomplish this adventure game.

Where You Can Do Paragliding in India ?
Bir is a small village located in Himachal Pradesh, India. which is practically called Paragliding Capital of India. The beautiful surroundings of this place, along with the greenery, the weather here is conducive to paragliding. Let us know that Paragliding's Bir is a take-off site and Billing, which is located at a distance of 14 km from it, Site is If you are fond of paragliding, then go to this place. 

The nearest airport to Bir is Dharamsala, which is situated at a distance of 70 km. Paragliding World Cup was held in India for the first time in 2015 in Bir-Billing. Bir Billing is equally famous with the people of the country as well as foreigners for their paragliding experiences.

Nainital of Uttarakhand is a very beautiful city situated on the foothills of the Himalayas about 2000 meters above sea level. It is very special to roam the place and there is also a way of paragliding at such a place. You can see this beautiful city like a bird with the help of paragliding here. Located here, Naini Lake is considered to be one of the most sacred places of world.

Panchgani is a famous hill station situated in Satara district of Maharashtra and is the best weekend gateway, which nobody can think of. Located on an altitude of approximately 1200 meters above sea level, this magnificent hill station is also very good for paragliding, which is one of the favorite areas of tourists. 

This place is very good throughout the year, which makes it even more special. Panchgani has become one of the attractions of a paragliding due to the year sky, right height, favorable winds and pleasant weather. Please tell that Bhilar, Tapola and Khingar are some of the special paragliding places of Panchgani.

Shillong or Scotland of East is located at an average height of 1400 meters, which is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in India. You can also go here for Paragliding with the exciting places and greenery around here. Paragliding market is gradually evolving into this lovely city, which attracts travel and adventure enthusiasts alike. Here the height of paragliding is 700 meters.

A famous tourist attraction of India is located in the north east of Gangtok Sikkim. There is a lot to see in this city and paragliding is definitely a special attraction for adventure seekers.

Paragliding is exciting as well as there are a few risks, so, while doing this you should take care of some things. You should be aware of the rules and regulations and should follow them. Taking any risk at paragliding may be full of danger for you, so before doing this you need to make all kinds of preparations. 

So here's a checklist of things and rules that you should know to enjoy a safe adventure. But do not worry, this is one of the safest air adventure in which the risk is very low.

It is very important for you to be prepared mentally for paragliding. (When you are there, do not think more and stay calm)
Do check the weather conditions before going out for paragliding because a favorable weather is necessary for paragliding.

  • Before and after paragliding you have to remain empty stomach.
  • Wear helmets.
  • Before paragliding, check your reserved parachutes and harness equipment carefully.
  • Keep in mind while landing: You do not have ground constraints in front of you(Like the power line).
  • Make sure that your pilot / trainer is well trained.
  • Wear comfortable and light clothes.
Take the 'Fit to Fly' certificate by your doctor.


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