Paragliding in Panchgani: A Detailed Travel Guide - 2021
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Though Maharashtra has some of the renowned paragliding destinations like Panshet, Bhandardara and Chikhaldara, Panchgani is considered as the paradise for the flyers. Clear sky, favourable wind, astounding views of the hills, mountains and the scenic valleys, makes this hill station a must visit place for paragliding. Bhilar, Khinger and Tapola are some of the most popular destinations for paragliding in Panchgani.


Be it within or paragliding near Panchgani, you will be always promised with a blissful experience. Moreover, the various options for the flights along with the presence or company of skilled instructors will add an extra amount of fun and excitement to your paragliding experience.

On a usual flight, the flyers can make it to a soaring height of around 4,000 to 5,000ft above the ground and enjoy the bird's eye view of Panchgani. While the scenic beauty of the hill station promises you wonderful views, the incorporation of all the required safety equipment and an expert pilot assures maximum safety and unlimited fun to the flyers.

Paragliding in Panchgani

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Paragliding In Panchgani | Book Online @ Flat 11% Off
  • Panchgani
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Location: Panchgani
Duration: 10- 20 minutes

Panchgani is located in the middle of five of the fascinating hills of the Sahyadri Ranges. It is one of the best places to go and avail adventure activities as you will be able to gaze the panoramic views of the beauty of nature around. Paragliding in Panchgani is an exciting activity where you will be able to gain 360-degree views of the place and feel like a bird. Fall from high above and let the adrenaline rush in your body.

Paragliding is a thrilling activity and with this package, you can avail any of the one options available that you feel suits you best. Classic Tandem, Instructional Tandem, and Acro Tandem are the available options. With this activity, the security is ensured to the fullest with the use of high-quality equipment. There are trained instructors that will help you with the briefing. Book Panchgani Paragliding now and create worth-sharing memories for you.

How To Reach Panchgani Paragliding Site:
It is around 98 km from Mumbai and around 135 km from Pune. The location is easily accessible through public as well as private vehicles. It is preferred to use private vehicles for smooth travelling.

Note:
Children under the age of 10 years are not allowed to avail the activity.
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Essential Information About Paragliding in Panchgani

Essential Information About Paragliding in Panchgani
1. November to February is the best time for paragliding in Panchgani.

2. Bhilar, Khinger and Tapola are the three most popular paragliding destinations in Panchgani.

3. In Panchgani, you can participate or indulge in two different types of flight: tandem and solo.

4. In both the flights, you can reach up to a height of 4,000 to 5,000ft.

5. In order to take a flight, you must carry a 'fit to fly' certificate from your physician.

6. The flights usually lasts for around 30 minutes.
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Types of Paragliding in Panchgani

Types of Paragliding in Panchgani
While paragliding near Panchgani, you can indulge in two types of dives:

1. Tandem Jump: 
Ideal for the beginners, these type of jumps are always accompanied by a trained or well-skilled pilot. The participants are usually harnessed with the pilot through a tandem that holds both of them firm while in the air.

While within the air, the participant only need to enjoy the flight as the pilot controls or manoeuvres the entire flight; from the dive to the landing. Though no prior experience is required for a tandem jump, it is always advisable to come prepared along with a fitness certificate from the physician.

2. Solo Jump: 
Within these flights, the participant go solo and has to control the glider throughout the process. Prior experience along with the certificate to fly is mandatory for solo flights.

Some of the paragliding camps in Panchgani also offer various courses related to the activity. Usually organised over the weekends, these courses offers a basic introduction to paragliding, elementary courses and advanced courses on paragliding.

Paragliding Packages Near Panchgani

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Location: Kamshet

Timings: The morning session starts at 8 AM and the afternoon session starts at 2 PM.

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.

After a quick briefing session by instructors about the activity, a group of professionals help gliders get adjusted onto the paraglider. Once that's done, the fun begins! The experience of the picturesque view of Sahyadri Ranges and the cool breeze brushing against gliders makes the adventure more thrilling.

The short fly will be for 5 to 6 minutes depending on weather conditions. You will get to enjoy a birds-eye view of the beautiful hills. The take-off point is at Kamshet, which is a popular offbeat paragliding site. Kamshet paragliding is suitable for the age group of 6 years onward. A two-seater plane will take you high up in the air from where you can take your paragliding flight with a certified instructor.

Eligibility for Kamshet paragliding: 
Minimum -  6 years
Children - 6 years to 18 years (Mandatory that the Children in this age range are accompanied by their Parents/Guardian) 
Adults- No age limit

Weight limit for Paragliding in Kamsheet:
 Maximum 95 KG

Please note: 
The timings depend on the wind flow and any changes in the above-mentioned schedule will be communicated at the site.
The elderly with the medical conditions need to report the same to the operator at the site. 

How to reach: 
Kamshet is a beautiful destination located at about 110km from Mumbai and 45km from Pune. One can reach Kamshet via public or private transport. The exact google map location will be shared with the customer on the date of the activity, depending upon the weather of that day. 

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Paragliding at Kamshet Flat 15% off
  • Kamshet
₹5,647 ₹4,800

Paragliding is an activity that one should experience once in a life. Here we are with a chance for you to enjoy this adventurous activity.  A great place to enjoy this exciting ride in India is in Kamshet, which sprawls in the state of Maharashtra. Paragliding in Kamshet is gaining huge popularity as the view is around you will be breathtaking.

Activity:
Getting wings and flying high in the sky is not possible, but what you can do is paraglide to get the same thrill. You will get to ride a paraglider that has a comfortable seat attached to a wing-type structure of cloth. The seat comes with brakes and speed control levers to allow easy steering of the flight. After the paraglider is launched into the air you can feel the adrenaline rush of flying. Tandem Paragliding is gliding with the instructor, Let the pilot do the work while you enjoy the ride, appreciating the marvelous experience of flying over magnificent hills and fields.

Meals:
You will be served healthy breakfast and then a delicious veg lunch followed by refreshing evening tea or coffee.

Maximum Occupancy: 4 Pax
Minimum occupancy: 1 Pax
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Kamshet Paragliding And Camping I Book Online & Save 10%
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  • Kamshet
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₹6,550 ₹5,850
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Location: Kamshet
Timings:
Paragliding from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Day 1
Kayaking between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM Day 2

A beautiful hill station located in the Western Ghats of India, Kamshet is calling you for an adventurous getaway where you can get the taste of thrill and adventure. The site owns a lake in the vicinity and is home to natural beauty you will fall in love with. Surrounding tall trees add to the lush green beauty that the site beholds. Head out for a perfect outing with your friends and family members.

The property allows you to stay in camps on a sharing basis. The tents are on a shared basis and shared between two to three people. Being nestled in a prominent spot, you will be able to view the mesmerising beauty of nature from tents. The stay comes with mattresses, pillows, and blankets and provides utmost comfort to all. The site also features common washrooms that are clean and hygienic.

Avail a thrilling paragliding activity with your visit. If you wish to see how birds view the world, paragliding will help you. Here, you would also be able to avail kayaking wherein you can get through the gushing waters and let the adrenaline rush. Apart from this, you can also swim in the lake, go for a short hike in the woods and sit by the bonfire in the evening. Tea and snacks, unlimited dinner, morning tea with cookies and lunch on both days come included with Kamshet paragliding and camping package.

Places To Visit Near Kamshet Paragliding & Campsite: Bedse Caves, Magic Mountain, Visapur Fort, Bhaja Caves, Karla Buddha Caves

Paragliding And Camping in Kamshet Package Types:
Camping & Paragliding with All Meals & Activities
Includes lunch, dinner, and breakfast to be served at 12:00 PM, 8:00 PM, and 6:00 AM respectively. Enjoy activities and comfortable stay with this package.
Check-in Time: 9:00 AM
Check-Out Time: 1:00 PM

How To Reach Kamshet Campsite:
You can easily reach by public or private transport.

Note:
Children aged 5 - 10 years can book the child package.
Infants under the age of 5 years can join for free.
Minimum 2 people are required to book the package.
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3 Day Paragliding Introductory Course In Kamshet, Pune
  • 3D/2N
  • Kamshet
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₹16,000
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About the Activity:
  • Enjoy a 3-day fun filled learning period with the introductory paragliding course in Kamshet. A team of professional pilots will train to make your skyward quest easy and rewarding. On this course, there is no prior experience needed to realize the exhilaration of free flight. Over moments of fun, challenges, and learning, you’ll be soaked with information on flying techniques, equipment usage, handling, safety measures through classroom and practical sessions including training simulator.
  • At first, you’ll start training on flat ground. Meet your course mates, instructors, and get familiar with the equipment, glider controls under strict supervision. You’ll get personal attention to help graduate to level 2. Your training will be complimented with Ground School classes to understand relevant concepts. Participating in a Training Simulator session makes it easy for you to acquire flying skills.
  • Upon clearing take-off and landing techniques, you’re ready for your first solo flight on nursery slopes with instructor support. This is the moment of truth, as you transcend to levels above the comfort of the ground below. Your instructor for certification would vet your flying and written tests to award the ‘Student Pilot’ Rating. This qualifies you for the next level, P2 (Open Sky Pilot).
Eligibility: For 15yrs & above  

Weight: Above 45kg

Please note:

  • Batches start every Monday and Friday for the 3 day course.
  • Your time slot will be booked based on weather conditions  
  • Quality checked equipment with high safety measures
  • Training supervised and conducted by qualified pilots.
  • Student Pilot certification post course completion   
  • Flying site - among India's top training hills 
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Acrobatics Paragliding In Kamshet
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₹4,500
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About the Activity:

Tandem paragliding in Kamshet or the mecca of adrenaline junkies, is the best way to spend your weekend! Located at a height of about 2,200 ft above sea level, this adventure hub has a wide expanse of luscious, thick greens surrounded by placid lakes and hilly terrains, all combined to take your breath away! Located about 110km from Mumbai and 45km from Pune, acrobatics tandem joyride in Kamshet lures adventure lovers to the paragliding paradise for a ride of a lifetime!

Soar through the skies and enjoying the captivating aerial views! Tandem paragliding in Kamshet is the place for you to give wings to your dream of flying amidst the clouds. Join this 20 minutes enthralling flight and manoeuvre through the azure sky! Trained pilots are at the ready to take you on an adventure joyride and perform different exciting acrobatic moves in the air. To name a few, there are the SAT, Spiral, Wing Overs, Ridge Dancing and a few others based on your stamina and the weather!


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Paragliding Joyride in Kamshet
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  • Kamshet
  • 1H
₹2,800
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About the Activity: 
  • Drive around 45km from Pune and have a tryst with the captivating beauty of the Western Ghats.
  • Give wings to your flight of dreams while paragliding in Kamshet.
  • Indulge in tandem or special tandem flights and enjoy your flight for around 15 minutes.
  • Fly high above the ground and enjoy the bird's eye views of Kamshet's untouched beauty.
  • Also, customise the flight according to your need and requirement; anniversaries, birthday celebrations or other events.

Temperature Range: 20 to 36 Degrees.


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One Day Paragliding at Kamshet
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  • Kamshet
  • 2D/1N
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About the Activity:
Fixed departure dates: 22nd January, 2017
  • Make use of this ideal opportunity to indulge in an exhilarating paragliding activity near Kamshet with this one day package.
  • Whether you are an expert or a novice, this guided activity will enable you to experience the unfathomable fun in the blue sky in an exotic way.
  • Fly like a pro without any training or experience for 15 minutes and witness the mind blowing sites down.
  • The beautiful hills, fields, cityscapes and much more become visible as you soar through the clouds while the pilot do the riding.
  • The package includes food and transportation from Mumbai to the location and return.

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Paragliding Adventure at Kamshet in Pune
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  • Kamshet
  • 2D/1N
₹7,000 ₹6,500

About the Activity:

  • Paragliding adventure at Kamshet, is one step ahead all the remaining adventurous activity! Enthrall in this delightful tour with friends and family for an unparalleled experience.
  • Fulfil- your childhood desire of flying like birds. Indulge in an exciting paragliding adventure that takes you on a flying tour and provides you with the best views of this small hill-station.
  • Relax yourself with a refreshing swim, indulge in a Kayaking adventure. You can also trek in the woods to enjoy the nature from close.
  • A perfect trip that provides you with your required break from the humdrums of city life – embark on this adventure of paragliding in Kamshet. 

Meal Types: Breakfast, lunch, dinner (Vegetarian)

Accommodation Types: Stay at Hotel Rangoli

Transportation Types: Public Transport (depends on number of people)

Activities: Paragliding, swim, campfire, kayaking, short hike in the woods.

Difficulty Level: Easy

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Tandem Paragliding in Kamshet
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About the Activity:

  • Reach Kamshet near Lonavala for an outstanding paragliding experience with the assistance of expert guides.
  • Indulge in the exhilarating activity without having previous experience or learning it.
  • The activity happens either in the mornings or after sunset and engage in the adventure with the help of expert pilots and well set equipment.
  • The time duration of paragliding will be different and the costs also differ according to the duration. 


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  1. How to reach Panchgani?

    - By Road: One can easily reach Panchgani from other places like Mumbai (285km), Pune (100km), Mahabaleshwar (18km), Wai (100km), and Satara (45km).

    - By Train: Pune Railway Station is the nearest railway station; around 95km.

    - By Air: A drive of around 98km from Pune Airport will take you to Panchgani.

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