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Paragliding in Uttarakhand

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The first Paragliding world championship was held in 1989, in Kössen, Austria.

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Along with being famous for adventure sports, Uttaranchal is also famous for various pilgrimage tours, Chardham Yatra being the most popular one.

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Enjoying paragliding at Dhanolti Ridge in Garhwal region of Uttaranchal.


Paragliding is a flying sport which needs a paraglider, a free-flying and foot-launched aircraft. This is a relatively new compared to the other sports in India. Paragliding is famous in many states of India. You can go for Paragliding in Uttaranchal during your tour to this part of the country.

Paragliding in Uttaranchal India offers you an opportunity of making the sky your playground. This aero sport is a fine blend of sky diving and hang gliding. Paragliding in Uttaranchal is very popular not only among the local people, but also among the tourists who come from the other parts of the country and abroad. The Garhwal region in Uttaranchal is a well known para gliders heaven. People from far and wide visit this place to experience the thrill and excitement of paragliding.

Uttaranchal is surrounded by the great Himalyas in the north and the plains of Terai region in the south.

Paragliding in these parts of Uttaranchal is also very popular among the experienced and beginner paragliders. Tourists can also enjoy joy rides and training courses for paragliding in Garhwal Uttaranchal. For the convenience of the tourists, especially beginners, trained fliers accompany the amateur gliders in their joy rides. Amateur gliders can also avail for proper trainings here.

For a unique experience of Paragliding in Uttaranchal you need to choose the best sites. Some preferred paraliding sites in Uttaranchal are:

  • Pratap Nagar
  • Dayara Bugyal
  • Dhanolti Ridge in Garhwal
  • Bedni Bugyal in Kumaon
  • Naukutchhiyatal in Nainital

The favorable time for enjoying Paragliding in Uttaranchal is from September to May. During monsoons, paragliding is a bit risky. So, it is better to avoid it in the rainy season.

To have an ultimate experience of Paragliding in Uttaranchal, you need to carry equipments that are used during paragliding. These equipments include Glider, Harness, Helmet, Variometer and Reserve parachute.

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