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6 best paragliding places in India

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Flying in the sky is the dream of many, you might have fear from a height but deep inside you must be dreaming about flying high up in the sky. Flying in an airplane is nothing, and if you want the real bird’s eye view, and want to experience the feeling that a bird gets while flying or making it more dramatic, a superman gets while he flies.

Paragliding was invented back in the 1940s and now is quite a popular sport, but is only available to the places where we have hills, valleys, and mountains. Today we are going to talk about the best 5 paragliding places in India. If you are looking to adventure the thrill then these are the best place to start.

Vagamon, Kerala

Vagamon is the only paragliding location which is emerging internationally at a really high pace. Vagamon Paragliding in organized by Fly Vagamon. The place is situated at the border of Kottayam and Idukki district and is above 1,100m above the sea level. The climate of the place is the real decent climate which everyone for sure is going to enjoy. If you are looking to travel to the place via Air Medium then the end part might get tough for you to the nearest airport from the place is more than 150KM. Although other mediums are quite easy. Vagamon happens to be the best location to be seen from a height and enjoy the thrill by looking at the tea plantations.

Paragliding in Vagamon
Paragliding in Vagamon
Paragliding in Nandi hills Bangalore
Paragliding in Nandi hills Bangalore

Nandi Hills, Bangalore

Nandi Hills is a magnificent place to share in a wide range of adventure sports and activities and Paragliding being one of them. Paragliding in Nandi Hills Bangalore is organized by Xtacee Paragliding Club, Bangalore under the brand FlyNandi. Nandi Hills is situated at a distance of around 60 km from the city of Bangalore in Chikballapur area. You may visit the Nandi Hills whenever you want and at any part of the year. The Nandi Hills has the ideal slopes that are required for paragliding. The climate is too good and the spring season temperature comes in between 29 and 23 degrees. Amid the winters the temperature at the Nandi Hills floats between of 21 and 11 degrees.

 

Kunjapuri, Uttarakhand

This place in Uttarakhand is quite famous for Paragliding, not only paragliding you can enjoy trekking at the place which you will have to ultimately do to reach the place for paragliding. If you are afraid of the same you can at least accompany your friends on the trek. The sunsets and sunrises at the place are the real gems and you will for sure be mesmerized by the looks you will be offered. The place is located near Shiwaliks and while flying we will be enjoying the views of the peaks such as Gangotri and Banderpunch.

 

Yelagiri, Tamilnadu

Although you might not have heard about the place Yelagiri but must have heard about Vellore, and yelagiri is nearby only and falls in the same district. The international paragliding festival is held each year by the Yelagiri Paragliding club, the fest is organized each year in September, if you are an enthusiast then you can join them. The Yelagiri Paragliding Club is a club of paragliding enthusiasts and they do provide you professional equipment and instructors if you are a member. In Yelagiri there are three take-off points which are identified till now which are at a height of 450, 560, and 600 meters above the ground level.

Sikkim India

Although Sikkim is the smallest state of India, but is a major tourist attraction. Paragliding in Sikkim is organized by mainly Adventure Zone Sikkim and Fly Sikkim Adventure. There are many different types of places to explore and with time the place is becoming famous among adventure seekers. There are places in Sikkim where you can experience paragliding and experience the place from the sky. Sikkim is also one of the best places in India if we talk about the architecture and the landscape, that from high up in the sky is something everyone for sure is going to appreciate.

Paragliding in Sikkim
Paragliding in Sikkim

Pavagadh, Gujrat

The Pavagadh Hill which is quite famous in Gujrat and neighboring states for its temple. The hill happens to be in the Aravali Range which is at a height of 800 meters from the sea level and is surrounded by the plains. Bellow the hill we have the historic city of Champaner, although you might be excited to know that the Pavagadh hill is actually a volcanic cone. Champaner, Pavagadh hill area forms an Archaeological Park which is spread over an area of 3,280 acres. You will enjoy the paragliding while having a look at Archaeological park from high up in the sky.

These are our picks for the Top 5 Paragliding locations in India, do let us know what you think about these in the comment section below.

5 best hill stations in India

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Nainital HIll Station

India owns the best geographical location in the world, India in a small area comes with Hills, Mountains, Valleys, Beaches, Islands, forests, and many other things. India has been a great place for foreigners to chill out and explore due to the history of India. Not only foreigners even the citizens of India have not visited all the hill stations and must be searching the best place to visit this year.

In India, there is no such rush time for any of the hill station, but most people prefer to go in Summer if they are looking for some relaxation with family, while couples love to visit the place in winter. Bangalore is one good places with several small hill stations which are good for trekking and paragliding. Today we will be talking about the 5 best hill station in India, let us first enlist them, then we will talk about them briefly.

  • Vagamon
  • Shimla
  • Mussoorie
  • Ranikhet
  • Nainital
Nandi Hills in Bangalore
Nandi Hills in Bangalore

Vagamon

All the 5 best hill stations in the above list are from North India, but South India is not behind and we have a number of hill stations here also. Out of which the best happens to be Vagamon which is a great summer destination for the people of South. The place is famous for calm weather and awesome cinematic views you can get from the hills. Sitting beside the Meenachil River chilling is the dream of many people who wants to enjoy the tourist places in Vagamon. In Vagamon we do have a number of waterfalls which we can enjoy.

Vagamon Hill Station
Vagamon Hill Station

Nainital

The place happens to be based on the volcanic lake known as Nani, and hence the name Nainital. Nainital happens to be the most adorable place of India, and also referred to as ‘lake district’ of India. The place is a perfect match for a family outing, and college or school tours. The city is quite well connected with other cities of India hence journey to the place is quite easy via Road, Rail, and Air transport mediums. There are many different locations such as Tiffin Top, Snow View Pint, Govind Ballabh Pant Zoo and many others. If you are planning a visit in the near future to the place to visit the Mall Road and Gurney House which are the major attraction of the place.

Nainital HIll Station
Nainital Hill Station

Shimla

Around 60 years back the place happens to be the Summer Capital of India. Now Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and is a go-to destination for most of the people. Tourists always appreciate the beauty of the place and even the culture. As the place was Summer Capital back in time, here we can find a number of places which can be appreciated for the architectures. Shimla State Museum, Summer Hill, Christ Church, Shoolini Temple are some of the places which are the major attraction. You can even find the Mall Road here is Shimla and serves the same purpose as of Nainital i.e. is the best for roadside food and shopping.

Mall road Shimla
Mall road Shimla

Mussoorie

Again a place from Uttarakhand happens to be in the best hill station of India, you will find most hill station in Uttarakhand, Jammu & Kashmir as this is the area where you will get the best hills and the best sceneries. Talking about Mussoorie the place is also known as Queen of Hills. There are a number of boarding schools in India and hence is the education hub of Uttarakhand. Not only education hub, but also happens to be the Tourist hub, as it is the most well-connected city in the state. Mussoorie Lake, Gun Hill, Nag Devta Temple, Mall Road are some places which are must visit if you are planning a visit in the near future.

Ranikhet

This is a place which has not seen much of the development in the recent years, and hence you are surely gonna see most of the Britishers here. Ranikhet is the best when it comes to Calm Atmosphere and you will surely appreciate the amount of relaxation you will get in a few day stay at the place. Talking about the place owns plenty of Sunset points which you can enjoy and a visit to Golf Course will amaze you with the beauty.

If you are planning a visit to a hill station and confused, then you can choose one which is the best and cost saving for you from the above list. All the above-listed hill stations are the best and you must plan a visit to these places once in a while. Do let us know with your picks of the 5 best hill stations of India.