Paragliding in Srinagar

Paragliding in Srinagar is the most thrilling and exciting experience one can ever have during their itinerary in the heaven of land, Kashmir. In recent years, adventure enthusiasts have embraced this activity, often referred to as the 'eye of the bird,' making it one of the most sought-after sports to experience in Srinagar. Our Kashmir packages present an excellent opportunity to witness the breathtaking beauty of the entire valley from an altitude of at least 5000 feet above the plain land, providing a thrilling and panoramic perspective of the landscape.

Residing at the top of mountain valleys, the scenic beauty of Srinagar has always succeeded to drive the attention of tourists all over the world, but what makes it more interesting is Srinagar paragliding. Thanks to the initiatives of a few adventure clubs established here, you can enjoy the panoramic view of the mountain covered valley via paragliding at a reasonable cost.

Once you start with your adventurous journey of paragliding, the wind will take you to an unknown destination while allowing you to enjoy the breathtaking view and witness some beautiful migratory birds flying beside you. It will be an amazing experience to feel yourself flying above the sky and enjoy the mesmerizing environment of a hill station from the above. The whole journey will be a memory to cherish for a lifetime.

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Srinagar Paragliding FAQs

Where can we do Paragliding In Srinagar?

Ashtanmarg: Lying around just 20 km away from the city of Lal Chowk, Ashtanmarg is the new heaven for all adventure seekers visiting Srinagar. Surrounded by greenery and mountains, the small town of Zabarwan range is now the destination of Srinagar’s one of the most popular activities, Paragliding. In 2013, the Department of Tourism in Jammu Kashmir introduced Paragliding activity as a prime sport at Ashtanmarg.

Flying at an altitude of 5300m above the land is a mesmerizing and as well as thrilling experience in itself. This adventurous aerial sport of Paragliding here allows you to witness the unparalleled panoramic view of the whole Ashtanmarg while floating in the sky.

Location:  Paragliding Takeoff Point Road Astanmarg, Harwan Dhara Srinagar, Jammu, and Kashmir.
The location is just 15km away from Srinagar. You can easily get a cab to reach the spot within 20 mins from there.

Timing: Every day 9 am – 3 pm. However, the total ride of the paragliding experience will last for 15 minutes.

Price: The prices of Paragliding in Srinagar depends on the season and timing. On average, the pricing ranges upto 2700/- INR per person flying above the altitude of 5300m to 7400ft in Ashtanmarg.

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Is there any weight limitation for paragliding in Srinagar?

Usually Paragliding equipment are organized in different sizes ranging from minimum to maximum size. Therefore, In Srinagar it is limited to people with a maximum 95 kg weight. So, if you are between 25-95kg, then enjoy paragliding in the land of heaven, Srinagar.

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Is it safe to do paragliding in Srinagar?

Yes, absolutely! You will be guided by certified trainers who have prior experience on such activities. Therefore, there’s no need to worry about your safety.  However, there are certain people who should abstain themselves from such activities : pregnant women, people with heart disease, people suffering from Sinus, ear infection, claustrophobia, and so on. Also, children under 6 years old are not allowed for such activities.

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How much does paragliding cost in Srinagar?

The prices vary depending on the Paragliding spot you choose, time you choose, and the season you are visiting. However, Ashtanmarg is a popular destination for paragliding lovers where for a 15 min of flying above the 7500m altitude can cost you around 2700 INR – 3000 INR per head depending on the season you are visiting. It is always advised to check the prices online and compare before booking for paragliding.

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What is paragliding?

A: Paragliding is an extensive popular areal sports activity first found in 1980 by some areal sports enthusiasts. It allows you to glide through the air with a light weighted and foot-launched glider aircraft without any inflexible structure. It’s a sport of adventure lovers who have the heart to jump from such high altitude structures and enjoy the process of finding adventure while flying in the sky.

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How is paragliding done?

The process of participating in this areal sport is equally adventurous and exciting. In the very first step, you have to climb up to the spot where you have chosen to jump from. After climbing up there, the main thing you need is a paragliding wing. After fixing yourself in the paragliding equipment, you should start running down the hill and the wind will do the rest. You don’t need to worry much as you will be guided by a fully trained co-pilot.

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What is the best time to visit Srinagar for paragliding?

During the Summer season the sky remains clear in Srinagar, allowing you to enjoy the whole view of this Paradise valley clearly from such a high altitude. Therefore, any day between May to July will be an ideal time to experience the thrill of Srinagar paragliding. During this period little rainfall can create an obstacle, but you don’t have to worry much as no snowfall happens in the Summer season.

Besides Summer, You can also make your way to Srinagar during September to October. Usually, during this period, the sky remains Sunny and crystal clear, making it perfect for you to enjoy paragliding in Srinagar without worrying about the weather much.

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