Paragliding in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand Paragliding Packages

Duration Price
Reverse Bungee Jumping In Rishikesh15 mins
INR 1,228
Paragliding in Mussoorie2 mins
INR 1,569

Paragliding Places in Uttarakhand


Uttarakhand is an adventure junkie’s delight. It is surrounded by the Himalayas to the North and the infinite plains of the Terai to the South. This high-low contouring offers a picturesque atmosphere for paragliding. If you love adventure sports, go Bungee Jumping and Paragliding in Rishikesh. Pithoragarh, Mussoorie, Bedni Bugyal in Kumaon, Naukuchiatal in Nainital, and Pratap Nagar offer some of the best paragliding tours in Uttarakhand. There are a few important things to keep in mind before participating in paragliding adventures in Uttarakhand.

The activity is recommended for only those people, who do not have a fragile heart. Flying at a good height is bound to get your adrenaline rushing, increasing your heart rate in the process. Another condition you should be careful of is not being afraid of heights, as it is what will give you the adrenaline rush. A good thing about the activity is that it can be enjoyed by people of any age. Another thing that will probably cheer you up is that locations, where it is hosted, have training institutes that offer dedicated courses.

If you are there during the months of September and November, make sure to go River Rafting. Shantikunj situated on the banks of the river Ganga in Haridwar is the best place for people seeking spiritual guidance. Visit Chamoli known as the ‘Abode of Gods’ famous for its temples and shrines. Go on a Jeep Safari at the Jim Corbett National Park, which is home to 600 species of birds and 488 different types of plants and is famous for its Royal Bengal Tigers. Go to Auli for skiing during the winters and have a look at the splendid views of the Himalayas.

Visit the hill landscapes of Munsiyari for winter sports and trekking activities. Go for an early morning stroll in the Valley of Flowers. Explore the Robber’s Cave and splash around in the floppy Sahastradhara Falls, in Dehradun. Indulge in the best paragliding tours in Uttarakhand and fly high above breathtaking views of the landscape.
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What are the best places for paragliding in Uttarakhand?

1.Mussoorie: Sitting along the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan Range, Mussoorie brings to you some of the most dramatic views of the mountains as you opt for a session of paragliding. Glide with the strength of the wind as you soar above the Doon Valley and get a chance to choose to do it alone or with a trainer.

Considered to be one of the best locations for paragliding in Uttarakhand, Mussoorie lets you take off around the Dhanaulti Ridge and fly at a height of around 2300 meters. 

Price: INR 2000 to INR 3000 per person

Best time: October to March

2.Rishikesh: Often referred to as “Yoga Capital of India”, Rishikesh is not limited to peace only. This city is also known for offering a plethora of adventure options, one of which is Paragliding. Not only in the summers, but Rishikesh is also kind of popular for paragliding in winters when people enjoy experiencing the cool thrust of wind as they glide down.

Rishikesh, being one of the best locations for paragliding in Uttarakhand lets you take part in three kinds of jumps, which include Kitty Hawk, Explorer and Valley expeditions, all of which are differentiated by their time durations. 

Price: INR 4000 to INR 6000

Best time: September to June

3.Naukuchiatal: Known for its unspoilt, soothing and pristine natural beauty, this place is an abode for nature as well as adventure enthusiasts. A session of paragliding here will surely let you enjoy an amazing combination of thrill with beauty. As you take off from a high ridge, you will get a chance to glide over this small town and its splendid lake, while catching glimpses of some of the most scenic panoramas. 

Price: INR 1000 to INR 2000 per person

Best time: April to June and September to November

4.Nainital: Nainital is one such destination in Uttarakhand which will provide you with a chance to hover above the Naini Lake as you take up the activity of Paragliding. If you are trying this activity for the first time, make sure that you go for a medium flying segment, in which it will remain in the sky for around 5 to 8 minutes.

For advanced gliders, High Flying and Long Flying options are also available which let you stay in the sky for upto 30 and more minutes. Due to the diversity of options provided here, Nainital becomes one of the best destinations for paragliding in Uttarakhand. 

Price: INR 1300 to INR 2000 per person

Best time: September to November

5.Dehradun: The lush greenery, the gushing streams and the beautiful panoramas are not the only ones which have been attracting tourists towards Dehradun as this place has become a bustling retreat for many adventure activities as well. One of those activities being Paragliding can be done at many famous ridges and valleys of Dehradun.

From novice to experienced, every kind of adventure enthusiast can take up this activity and can select the duration as they please. With varied places to fly from and options of timing, Dehradun becomes one of the best paragliding places in Uttarakhand. 

Price: INR 2000 to INR 3000 per person

Best time: October to December

6.Bhimtal: Falling under the Kumaon Region, Bhimtal lets you take part in one of the most scenic flights as you opt for a session of Paragliding. Before starting the flight here, you will be instructed about all the basic techniques and methods to enjoy the best of this adventure and you will be given options of two different heights to choose from.

While the heights may be different, the thrill as well as the surrounding panoramic beauty will kind of remain the same and will let you experience how it feels to fly like a bird. 

Price: INR 2000 to INR 3000 per person

Best time: January to March

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What is the cost of paragliding in Uttarakhand?

The cost of paragliding in Uttarakhand can be anything between Rs. 1,300- Rs. 5,000, depending on the place and season of booking. Generally, paragliding fares in Nainital is the lowest, while that in Mussoorie is the highest.

What is the best time for paragliding in uttarakhand?

The best time for paragliding in Uttarakhand is during the summer months, when the skies remain sunny and clear and the weather is suitable for the aerial sport. However, paragliding in Uttarakhand can also be done in winters, in places like Rishikesh or Pittorgarh.

Uttarakhand Paragliding Reviews

Nalini Sharma
Reviewed: 15 Feb 2020
Excellent feeling, good guide and easy to locate, best price and lifetime experience, highly recommended for teenagers as well as friends groups.
Vedanga Pothuvaal
Reviewed: 16 Jan 2020
A big thanks to "Thrillophilia" for easy booking, affordable price, and as well easy to find the location. The staff were friendly and professional, the flight went great and safe as the pilot knows how to handle it along we took many pictures and videos of the amazing views from the air, It was a g... Read More
Anjushri Bhattathiri
Reviewed: 21 Jan 2020
The very skillful pilot made me felt comfortable the whole 30-minutes adventurous flight just after the expereince immediately the staff shared the photos and videos on my mobile phones. Kudos to the team for making this expereince a wonderful one.

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