Paragliding in Lonavala
Activity Location: Kamshet Tower Hill or Shelar Site (Karanjgaon)Activity Timings: 9 AM or 3 PMAbout the activity:India is a country with naturally lofty hills, as well as two huge mountain ranges—the Western Ghats and Himalayas. This makes India a perfect land for paragliding. For those living or visiting the western reaches of India, Kamshet and nearby destinations are the ideal spots of paragliding, in Maharashtra. Kamshet is a beautiful destination located at about 110km from Mumbai and 45km from Pune that is decked with the beauty of the Sahyadri Ranges and valleys.Embark on an exciting experience of paragliding in Kamshet with a set of certified pilots and flying enthusiasts.A daylong course will take you through paragliding of 3 different types namely; Classic Tandem, Instructional Tandem, and Acro Tandem.A two-seater plane will take you high up in the air from where you can take your paragliding flight with a certified instructor.The recommended time for paragliding in Lonavala and Kamshet is October to May whereas from June to September is monsoon season in India, it is recommended to have word with the destination expert before booking. Photos and videos cost INR 500 per passenger. The operator will be providing an Action camera to record.Variants: Joy Tandem - This basic ride is designed for beginners who just want to soar in the sky. Simply sit it back and enjoy the ride.Flying time: 8 - 10 minControl: Pilot controlsType of flying: Basic flyingInstructional Tandem - You have control while flying. The pilot will instruct you and take care of safety. You can taste the flying on your own.Flying time: 10-15 minControl: Pilot controlsType of flying: Basic flyingAcro Tandem - This is an extreme adrenaline rush ride. Only highly experienced pilots can take you to this ride.Flying time: 15 - 20 minControl: Pilot controlsSpiralSATWing OverRidge DancingHow to reach: When its east wind, the activity will be held at Kamshet tower hill, and when its west wind, the activity will be at the Shelar site (Karanjgaon). The destination will be informed on the date of travel in prior.1) For Kamshet tower site: Come to Kamshet via old Mumbai-Pune highway. Mumbai to Kamshet distance is 102 Km. Pune to Kamshet distance is 49 Km. Lonavala to Kamshet distance is 19 km. The meeting point is near Rangoli Hotel. You have to park your car or bike beside the hotel because the road till the flying site is not suitable for cars/bikes. From the meeting point, you will be traveling in a jeep till the flying site. Jeep cost is a thousand rupees one way. The cost will be divided by the number of passengers. Also, while returning you can hire a cab till the meeting point.2) For Shelar site: Pune to Karanjgaon distance is 53 Km whereas it is 110Km from Mumbai. You can easily reach the Paragliding spot in your private vehicle.Package offers: Paragliding experience with professional guide and proper training. Child Policy: Children are not allowed for the activity. Suitable for: Age group between 18 - 50. Note: Travelling cost to and from Hotel Rangoli to Paragliding spot is not included.