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Paragliding in Himachal Pradesh

Often referred to as the paragliding capital of India, Himachal Pradesh is one of the most amazing destinations for enjoying this incredible sport. Paragliding involves free-flying, attached to a launch carrier with a pilot sitting behind, fixed to a harness. Since its inception, Paragliding in Himachal Pradesh has acquired tremendous popularity as an adventure pastime.

Set amidst towering mountains, in the ambiance of cool breeze, lush greenery, and incredible freshness, paragliding is especially a terrific experience in Himachal Pradesh. There are several places in the state where it can be enjoyed-Bir Billing in Kangra Valley, Solang Nala in Manali, Rohtang Pass, Bijli Mahadev in Kullu, Bandla Ridge in Bilaspur, Kothi, located below Rohtang Pass, and Indru Nag in Dharamshala.

Most of these rides last 10-40 minutes and are considered safe. The pilots are skilled and the infrastructure is robust to ensure comprehensive security and adventure.

One of the most thrilling aspects of Paragliding in Himachal Pradesh is the Paragliding World Cup, which brings in top-ranked pilots and other distinguished free flyers from around the world to showcase their skills. The sky presents a breathtaking scenery at this time, with hundreds of flyers gliding through clear skies. The best time to enjoy paragliding in Himachal Pradesh is from March to early June and from September to November. With our Himachal tour packages, you can indulge in paragliding and explore the state's popular tourist attractions. You can contact us for more information and book a tour with us. Below mentioned are some of the best paragliding sites, which are located in Himachal Pradesh.


Best Places for Paragliding Height Best Season
Bir Billing (Kangra Valley)
2400 m March to May and Sep to Nov
Solang Nala (Manali) 2560 m April to May and Sep to Oct
Rohtang Pass (Manali) 3978 m February to June
Bandla Ridge (Bilaspur) 2600 m May to June and Sep to October
Bijli Mahadev (Kullu) 2470 m Feb to June
Bijli Mahadev (KullIndrunag (Dharamshala) 2168 m October to December


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