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Places For Paragliding Near Pune

1. Paragliding in Kamshet
2. Paragliding in Paradar
3. Paragliding in Kanifnath
4. Paragliding in Panchgini

A joy to the thrill seekers coming here, paragliding near Pune is one of the most popular adventure sports done around the city. There are several amazing paragliding spots around Pune, each offering fantastic aerial views of the stunning natural landscape of Maharashtra: from vast open fields, to the daunting cliffsides, one can now enjoy the beauty of the countryside from a bird's eye view.

Kamshet is regarded as one of the best paragliding spots near Pune, although places like Purandar, Kanifnath and Panchgani offer excellent locations for the sport as well. There are several different types of paragliding rides available here, such as acro paragliding or tandem paragliding. Riders can make their choice of package depending on their own taste and interest. The various flying schools in and around these areas make sure that even beginners and first time fliers are comfortable with the sport, making it an enjoyable experience for absolutely anyone willing to try their hand at it.

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

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Paragliding in Kamshet

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 near Pune 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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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.

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Paragliding in Kanifnath

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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.

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Paragliding in Panchgani

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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.

Panchgani 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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  1. Which are the best spots for paragliding near Pune?

    1. Kamshet: A paraglider’s paradise, Kamshet is among the top places for paragliding near Pune.  Located over 2000 feet above sea level, this idyllic hill station offers some of the best aerial views. The weather conditions in Kamshet also makes it perfect for the sport.

    2. Purandar: Paragliding in Purandar takes place around the majestic Purandar Fort. Located at an elevation of 1000 feet above the sea, paragliding at this hill station is best done during the north-easterly winds. No special permission is required for paragliding here.

    3. Kanifnath: One of the most picturesque paragliding spots near Pune, the hills of Kanifnath offer some of the most fantastic views anywhere in Maharashtra. Kanifnath also happens to be the best place around Pune city for cross-country paragliding flights.

    4. Panchgani: With its various flying schools, Panchgani is considered to be the unofficial paragliding headquarters in Maharashtra. The quaint hill station is riddled with some of the best paragliding spots near Pune, such as Bhilar, Khinger and Tapola.
  2. How can I reach Kamshet paragliding?

    One of the best places for paragliding in Pune, Kamshet and Pune are well connected by road and rail:

    - By Rail: One can take a train from Pune to Kamshet. It takes around 1 hour to travel between the two places by train.

    - By Road: Alternatively, one can take a bus between the two places. It takes a little more than an hour to reach Kamshet from Pune by Bus.
  3. How far is Kamshet from Pune?

    Kamshet is around 46 kilometers away from Pune. It takes about an hour and ten minutes to travel between the two places by car.
  4. How much does it cost for paragliding in Kamshet?

    The cost of the paragliding in Pune depends on the package opted for:

    - Joy Tandem: Rs.2,500/- per person
    - Instruction Tandem: Rs. 3,950/- per person
    - Acro Tandem: Rs. 4,500/- per person.
  5. How many hours does a paraglider last?

    The time for paragliding depends on the package opted for. While the Joy Tandem ride lasts around 8-10 minutes, the instructional tandem package stretches to 10-15 minutes, and the Acro Tandem ride goes up to 15-20 minutes.
  6. Is paragliding safer than skydiving?

    Both being adventure flight-based sports, there is risk involved in both skydiving and paragliding. For this reason, it is absolutely mandatory to take adequate training before embarking on a flight, and to make sure that all harnesses and safety equipment are in place.
  7. How long does it take to learn paragliding?

    It takes around 3-4 days of training to be able to take unsupervised flights by oneself.
  8. Is there any weight limit to do paragliding?

    The body weight limit for paragliding is generally kept at 95kg. However, people weighing above 95kgs can also participate in paragliding, depending on the weather conditions and wind strength on the particular day and time.
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