Paragliding in Uttarakhand

Paragliding is considered the most simple form of flying. Why, firstly because it does not burn a hole in your pocket like those expensive air tickets do and secondly you can freely explore new heights for hours with the aim to touch the sky. Now, as we fix our eyes upon the map of Uttarakhand we would get to see the two beautiful and contradistinct divisions Kumaon and Garhwal. Ranikhet, Naukuchiatal, Mukteshwar, Pithoragarh, Bhimtal fall under the Kumaon Region to enjoy this thrilling adventure of paragliding. Whereas the Garhwal region welcomes you to places like the Queen of Hills, Mussoorie (the base is the Dhanaulti ridge) for this one of its kind experience.

Talking about the height well it can be more than 10,000 feet depending on the place you choose. The months of May to September are considered the best time to touch the sky in Uttarakhand. However, it can majorly vary from place to place depending upon the weather conditions. Besides, if you are giving Paragliding a shot for the first time then you don’t have to worry as there are well-experienced trainers who will calm your throbbing heart by their assistance as tourist safety is their guiding principle. Major essentials for Paragliding which are Helmet, Glider Harness, Variometer, Reserve Parachute. On top of everything, all that you would require is courage and a dauntless attitude to conquer the sky and that feeling would be enough to lift your spirits high.

Uttarakhand Travel Information at a Glance