Paragliding in Himalayas
Paragliding in Himalayas was introduced in the Nineties. paragliding in Kalimpong Darjeeling Himalayas has picked up momemtum and has largely become popular with Tourists as well as with the local populace. We conduct & offer Tandem Flights in Kalimpong Darjeeling Gangtok & in Pokara. This means that the participants do not need have any previous experience in paragliding. Experienced pilot accompanies the participant during the flight. Maximum weight should not exceed 90Kgs. Piloting of the glider is done by the experienced pilot, one only needs to help while taking off and landing. Tandem flights can last from 30minutes to an hour depending upon the choice of the participants. Fly above the clouds and get a birds eye view of the Mountain Range and the Himalayan Terrain far below. Due to the varied nature of the Himalayan Topography in this part of the world you get to witness from high above the mountain range to the plains down below.
Best time for Paragliding in Himalayas is during spring & Autumn. This is just the period of the year when the atmosphere is crystal clear and the visibility of the Himalayan Range is at it’s best. During monsoon, that is from June to september paragliding is not available.
Fly like a bird at 3000m and get unprecedented views of the Majestic Himalayan Range to the lush green tropical forests, Tea Gardens and small Hamlets and Towns far below.
Paragliding in Darjeeling is done from Jalpahar which is the highest point in Darjeeling. The flight takes about 30minutes and will end at lebong Ground. Our transport will be waiting at the lebong ground and transport you back to Darjeeling Town.
Paragliding in Kalimpong starts from Delo. This is the highest point in Kalimpong. We offer 15minutes to 45minutes flight, depending on your choice the flight will be operated.
In Pokhara the flight takes off from Sarangkhot, a small town on the hill overlooking Pokhara Town and the entire Lake.