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  • The ‘Queen of the Deccan’ Pune is a beautiful city in Maharashtra which embraces a beautiful blend of urban culture as well as countryside outlook. Ducked in the stunning Sahyadri Ranges, this gorgeous city earned its pride as a place by Shivaji who made Pune his capital city.

    Pune has covered a tremendous journey from what was initially considered as a Pensioner’s paradise to vibrant metro with its beautiful blends of ancient and modern this certainly the city that you must visit. Embraced by gorgeous chain of mountain ranges from all sides further provide this place an adventurous quotient.

    Enthrall in wide range of activities in and around the city which will provide you with your much awaited need for a break from the humdrums of city life. Considering the idyllic weather conditions, Pune has recently evolved as a hub for paragliders. While in the city of Marathas delight in an air adventure by embarking on Paragliding in Pune. 

    Here are some of the best destination for paragliding near Pune:

  • 01Paragliding in Kamshet

    Paragliding in Kamshet
    Image Credit : Karthik Chandrasekariah - Flickr

    If adventure is all that keeps you happy then waste no time and head straight to Kamshet. Fulfill your childhood desire of flying high with the birds by enrolling in paragliding near Pune at this slice of paradise.

    Kamshet is a picturesque hill station and is gradually becoming a favourite a paragliding destination for adventure seekers near Pune. Located at a height of around 2200ft above sea level, this stunning place offers idyllic weather and height conditions for beginners as well as experienced paragliders. 

    Considering all these factors, Kamshet was developed as a flying holiday and adventure destination near Pune. With an easy availability of numerous world-class paragliding facilities, Kamshet has been known for attracting tourists from all over the nation for this thrilling adventure.

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  • 02Paragliding in Purandar

    Paragliding in Purandar
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    Located just 45km from Pune, Purandar is preferred during north and easterly winds. Located at an altitude of around 1000ft above sea level, this paragliding site is located around a beautiful fort. One of the most remarkable thing about this paragliding site near Pune is that you do not require any special permissions to undertake your flying adventure here.

    What makes this place a perfect paragliding destination is that the entire region is composed of lot of open fields running for miles together which makes takes off and landing an easy affair. Paragliding near Pune has evolved from just a fun experience to a full-fledged adventure course. While here you can indulge in intermediate and cross –country flying experience along with your adventure seeking friends.

  • 03Paragliding in Kanifnath

    Paragliding in Kanifnath

    Relish on an experience of gliding through clear blue sky, delight in the stunning aerial views of the region while enthralling in this thrilling adventure of paragliding in Pune at Kanifnath. Located just 20 km from the metro, this paragliding site is most prefer for cross-country flights. 

    With a gradual slope and a vertical drop of around 100ft helps pilots in easy take off, also, while you soar through the blue horizon get ready to witness vast agricultural fields below which further supports an easy landing. With all the idyllic conditions, Kanifnath is an amicable site to fulfil your paragliding desires near Pune.

  • 04Paragliding in Panchgini

    Paragliding in Panchgini

    There is no denial that Maharashtra is the only state in India with an established system of paragliding sites and training standards. While there are a lot of emerging sites that are recommended for beginners, but at the same time considering the need for ardent adventure seekers, places like Panchgini offer various sites which are favourable for experienced pilots.

    Panchgini is often considered as the unofficial headquarter of paragliding in Pune. With some amazingly surprising sites such as Bhilar, Khinger and Tapola, this is the perfect place for ardent adventure enthusiast to embark on this thrilling adventure.

     

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    • Embark on an exciting experience of paragliding in Kamshet with a set of certified pilots and flying enthusiasts.
    • 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.
    • 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.

    Eligibility: For 15 yrs & above
    Weight: Above 45 kgs 

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    • 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.



Paragliding in Pune

Attractions

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Lohagad

Situated close to the famous hill station of Lonavala, Lohagad is one of the most magnificent places to visit in Pune. Located on a beautiful hillock near Malavali, this place is one of the favourite destinations for trekking enthusiasts in Pune. Dating back to the 18th century, this place is an interesting visit to appreciate the charm of ancient architecture nestled in the midst of natural beauty.

Lohagad Fort offers an exciting trek where people can look forward to an adrenaline filled day. Surrounded by beautiful green hills, it also offers various delightful opportunities for photographers and nature lovers to appreciate the panoramic views all around.


  • Location: Lohagad Fort, Lohagad Trek Rd, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit: The best time to visit Lohagad Fort is during Monsoon season when the surroundings are most spectacular due to the rains and presence of dark clouds without the scorching sun.  

  • Entry fee: There is no entry fee to visit Lohagad Fort

  • Timings: One can visit the Lohagad Fort from 9 am to 6 pm

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Pawna Lake

Enjoy the wonder of nature by paying a visit to the exquisite Pawna Lake when you are in Pune. Its paradise location is something that you will not be able to forget anytime soon. The setting at Pawna Lake is made beautiful with the presence of various tourist attractions like Lohagad Fort, Tikona Fort, Tung Fort and Visapur Fort. Its refreshing ambience makes this place a beautiful destination near Lonavala and Khandala to enjoy an idyllic weekend.

It was created as an artificial water reservoir and offers a soothing time to relax with nature. People keep flocking to Pawna Lake for its postcard-perfect landscape. The place is known for its wonderful climate and offers a serene retreat away from the noise of usual city life. Pawna Lake is also known to attract nature lovers due to the number of flora and fauna which can be seen around the lake. Some of the activities which you can look forward to enjoying at Pawna Lake are camping, paragliding, sightseeing etc.


  • Location: Pawna Lake, Pune

  • Best Time to visit: The best time to visit this place is during the monsoon season

  • Entry fee: There is no entry fee for visiting Pawna Lake

  • Timings: This place can be visited from morning till evening.

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Sinhagad Fort

Literally meaning the Lion Fort, Sinhagad Fort is one of the most famous historical places to visit in Pune. It was earlier named Kondana and believed to have been built about 2000 years ago. Sinhagad Fort occupies an important place in the history of Pune as there were many important battles like the famous Battle of Sinhagad fought here. It boasts of a strategic location and is protected by natural frontiers.

The fort makes a mesmerising scenery with the Sahyadri mountains and serves an as popular place for outings in Pune. Many trekking lovers also flock the place for an enterprising day to complete a one day trek from the village to the fort. Some notable attractions which you can see inside the fort are Tanaji memorial, the tomb of Rajaram Chhatrapati, a Kali temple, some military stables and a brewery.


  • Location: Sinhagad Ghat Road, Thoptewadi, Pune, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit: The months of winter and monsoon season from July to February are the most preferred time to visit this fort

  • Entry fee: N/A

  • Timings:  Tourists can visit here between 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m

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Raigad Fort

Raigad Fort is a majestic fort in Maharashtra which you can see in Sahyadri mountain ranges of Western Ghats. The fort is a symbol of Maratha pride and one of the great reminders of the history of Marathas. It was named as Gibraltar of the East by the British due to its strategic location and one of the most important landmarks in the city of Pune.

Some main attractions of Raigad Fort are the Hirakani Buruj, Maha Darwaja, the King’s Durbar, Takmak Tok, Jagdishwar Mandir etc. The fort has become a major tourist spot for its trekking opportunities where one needs to climb up to 1737 steps and enjoy a breath-taking view of the landscape. For those who wish to give trekking a miss, there is a splendid ropeway ride to give you goosebumps as you move through the winds with an exquisite aerial view of the landscape. The place has been dubbed as one of the most exciting Pune tourist destinations for history lovers and adventure freaks.


  • Location: Raigad Fort, Raigad, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit: The best time to visit Raigad Fort is from November to March

  • Entry fee: The cost of an entry ticket for Indians is INR 10 / USD 0.15 and for foreigners, it is INR 100/ USD 1.54

  • Timings: Tourists can visit Raigad Fort from 10 am to 6 pm every day

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Panshet Dam

Also famous as Tanaji Sagar Dam, Panshet Dam is one of the top places to visit in Pune for adventure enthusiasts.  Perched beautifully in the Sahyadri Ranges, Panshet Dam is a visual delight with a surreal landscape that offers a soothing retreat. Panshet Dam is encompassed by luxuriant hills and a number of thundering waterfalls that makes it a perfect place for nature lovers too.

Tourists here can look forward to savouring an adrenaline rush by partaking in a number of water sports. Some of the popular water sports enjoyed here are kayaking, boating and few rides like the banana ride and water scooters. Other activities which you can enjoy here are trekking and camping in the midst of nature.


  • Location: Panshet Dam, Ambi River, Pune District, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit:  The best time to make a visit to Panshet Dam is during the monsoon days or in the evenings of the winter season

  • Entry fee: During the weekdays the entry fees for an adult is INR 250/USD 3.75 and for a child is INR 170/ USD 2.62. For the weekends the entry fees for a child in INR 230/ USD 3.54 and for an adult is INR 300/ USD 4.62

  • Timings: Tourists can visit here from 10:00 am in the morning to 6:00 pm in the evening.

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Mulshi Lake and Dam

Originally a dam used for irrigation and hydroelectricity generation, Mulshi Lake and Dam is now one of the most notable attractions in Pune. The place attracts a number of visitors who wish to relax in the serene ambience of nature and rejuvenate their soul away from all the hubbub of city life. Mul shi Lake and Dam gets its picturesque landscape as it is nestled beautifully between two hills and verdant forests. One can’t help but appreciate the natural beauty of this place which is replete with various flora and fauna along the dam and lake. Some popular activities for the tourists Mulshi Lake and Dam are hiking the hills, picnicking with your loved ones or enjoy boating in the lake. Although the place is located at a short distance away from the main city, it offers a perfect escape for the nature lovers in Pune.


  • Location:  It is located in the Mulshi taluka administrative division of the Pune district of Maharashtra State.

  • Best Time to visit: The ideal time to visit Mulshi Lake and Dam is during the monsoon months.

  • Entry fee:  There are no entrance fees to visit this place in Pune

  • Timings: It can be visited during the day from 9 am to 6 pm.

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