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Top Reviews Of Paragliding In Rishikesh

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Anang Patel

5.0

This was on top of my list when I visited Rishikesh with my college friends, this air safari is very popular there and I wanted to do tis from long tim...

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Geeta Marar

5.0

Very beautiful place with a stunning view , the guide was polite person and helped us a lot in the paragliding. It was my first time and was fantastic....

Paragliding In Rishikesh Overview

Location: Rajas Airfield, Mazari Grante, Doiwala

Key Highlights

Rishikesh is one of the hubs of adventure activities in North India. This paragliding in Rishikesh which is also commonly known as Air Safari Rishikesh is a great activity to get that adrenaline rush and fly beyond the skies.

Paragliding is an exceptional experience of adventure as you glide in the air with the help of a parachute that is propelled by the help of a motorized fan. It flies at an average height ranges between 500-1500 feet at an average speed of 40-60 km per hour. The flight path is specially designed by the flying experts that offer some of the best views of the hills and the far off Himalayas.

Package Options

Kitty Hawk: 10-12 mins flight
Explorer: 18-22 mins flight
Valley Expedition: 30-35 mins flight

Available Slots for Rishikesh Air Safari:

Morning Timings:
6.00 A.M to 9.00 A.M  
Evening Timings: 4.00 P.M to 6.00 P.M

How to reach?
The flight site is located around 25 Km from the Rishikesh bus station and can be reached by a private cab.

Other Inclusions

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  • Experienced guide cum instructor
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  • Safety gears (Helmet etc)

Things To Carry

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  • Thrillophilia voucher
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  • Valid ID proof
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  • Comfortable shoes
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  • Comfortable clothing keeping in mind you will be in the sky
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  • Camera
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  • Sunscreen

Advisory

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  • Activity is not suitable for children below 5 years of age
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  • Flight can be delayed or postponed due to weather condition next best possible time will be intimated
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  • During the time of the briefing, listen carefully to the instructor and follow the guidelines.

Tour Type

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  • This is a private tour

Paragliding In Rishikesh: Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Paragliding In Rishikesh: Refund Policy

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  • No refund applicable, unless the weather at the time is not suitable.

Paragliding In Rishikesh: Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.
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    People Shared their Stories
    Story by Anang Patel

     Rated : 5.0

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    This was on top of my list when I visited Rishikesh with my college friends, this air safari is very popular there and I wanted to do tis from long time, the price was big issue as we are students but thrillophilia helped us in and gave special discounts so that this fits in our budget, it was a memorable and lifetime experience, everyone should try this .

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    Story by Geeta Marar

     Rated : 5.0

    Very beautiful place with a stunning view , the guide was polite person and helped us a lot in the paragliding. It was my first time and was fantastic. The place is easily reachable and you don’t have to wait much as compare to other passengers. Don’t worry it is also safe so Highly recommended from my side.

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    Story by Anal Pothuvaal

     Rated : 5.0

    We did this paragliding and it was an amazing experience we enjoyed the time in the air and wanted to tell you that this one is safe and instructor is good and help you , especially to freshers in this activity.

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    Story by Madhav Khandelwal

     Rated : 5.0

    An unbelievable experience of paragliding. It was one of the best paragliding point I have ever seen.

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    Story by Amrit Mehra

     Rated : 4.0

    It was my first ever paragliding and booked from Thrillophilia and went extremely great. Rishikesh is very beautiful and I realized it after gliding over it. The view was unforgettable and I enjoyed it. Wil definitely going to do this again and recommend this for you. Must try when you are in Rishikesh.

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    Story by Trilokanath Nayar

     Rated : 4.0

    It was a nice experience and we enjoyed it. This is the must doing activity in Rishikesh. The view we get from the top is very beautiful and the air is very calming and relaxing. The instructor was very helpful and clear in the briefing session. Totally worth doing this. Highly recommended.

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    Story by Karthik Chopra

     Rated : 4.0

    The instructor was good and he make sure that we enjoy the adventure and also take care of the safety, he brief us well and the whole paragliding experience was awesome.

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    Story by Vaidehi Ahuja

     Rated : 4.0

    Such a beautiful place with an excellent view from the top where paragliding start, we enjoyed our small wait and then paragliding. The guide was good and gave proper instructions. Recommended.

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    People Also Ask About Paragliding In Rishikesh

    1. Which type of shoes should I wear while paragliding in Rishikesh?

      The adventure enthusiasts planning to do paragliding in the city of Rishikesh are expected to wear closed shoes with the laces tied up properly. The shoes of the paragliders should be specifically designed for the harshness of this activity and must be lined properly with Gore-Tex to make it breathable and waterproof.

      The lacing should be tight as well as adjustable, offering the paragliders the perfect amalgamation of comfort and mobility. The soles of the shoes must have a lot of traction, which can ensure a comfortable, easy, and safe landing.

      Doing paragliding barefoot or with sandals or flip-flops is not at all recommended as this can cause the paraglider potential injury during landing. Furthermore, there are even chances of you losing your sandals and flip-flops as they do not have any lace to hold on to your feet while flying in the sky.

    2. How much does paragliding cost in Rishikesh?

      Paragliding in the city of Rishikesh generally costs around INR 4,400 per adult. The surreal experience and the wonderful panoramic sights offered by this activity is considered to be worth every bit of the charged fee.

      Paragliding in Rishikesh can be done by people of all levels of expertise and age groups, but the price remains the same for all individuals opting for the activity.

    3. Where can we paraglide in Rishikesh?

      There are a plethora of different places in Rishikesh that offer the tourists the opportunity to enjoy power paragliding in Rishikesh.

      One of the best places to enjoy paragliding in this city is Air Safari Rishikesh. They generally offer 4 types of paragliding experiences including Kitty Hawk, Explorer, Valley Expedition, and Rishikesh Expedition.

    4. Is power paragliding available in Rishikesh?

      Yes, the fun and thrilling sport of power paragliding are easily available in the adventure capital of the country, Rishikesh. The city is blessed with a pleasant climate, which allows adventure junkies to enjoy paragliding all through the year. However, the various paragliding operators have their specific periods when they offer this activity to the tourists.

      That said, the period between September and June is generally considered as the peak time for experiencing paragliding in Rishikesh.

    5. Is paragliding in Rishikesh safe?

      Yes, Rishikesh paragliding is totally safe for people of all levels of expertise as well as age groups. In fact, paragliding is considered to be one of the safest adventure sports to enjoy in the city of Rishikesh.

      The provision of well-trained and experienced instructors together with all the essential safety gears makes paragliding an undoubtedly safe sport to enjoy in this city of Uttrakhand. All the participants are provided an organized fundamental introductory session before they head to do the actual paragliding.

      In this session, they are provided powerful training about the sport, the gears, the balancing postures, the harness, and safe landing. All these demonstrations and explanations help the participants to enjoy a safe and peaceful paragliding experience in the mountains of Rishikesh city.

    6. How do I get my photos of paragliding in Rishikesh?

      The adventure enthusiasts going for paragliding in the city of Rishikesh can get their photographs soon after they finish their sport by paying a small additional fee.

    7. Is there any age and weight limit for paragliding in Rishikesh?

      Adventure enthusiasts of all age groups above 18 years can perform this sport without facing any potential difficulty. However, in order to do paragliding at Rishikesh, the bodyweight of the participants should not be more than 120 kg.

    8. What should I wear while paragliding in Rishikesh?

      While paragliding in the city of Rishikesh, consider wearing layers of warm but light clothes with a wind sheet for covering them. Rishikesh paragliding participants are suggested to avoid dressing up in heavy and thick garments since such clothing tends to cause hindrance in the intense activity.

      Wearing a couple of layers of considerably thinner garments helps the participants to feel more comfortable and perform the sport easily. When it comes to bottom wear, the paragliders should wear a pair of tight-fitting trousers and warm slacks.

      They should also consider wearing waterproof overalls that can keep them dry and also help cover any potential loose clothing. Coming to footwear, the paraglider should stick to a pair of good and comfortable trekking shoes that offer really good traction. Wearing a pair of water-resistant gloves is also advisable for countering cold weather conditions.

    9. What is the best time to do paragliding in Rishikesh?

      The most ideal time for paragliding in the city of Rishikesh is from the month of September to the month of June. During this period of the year, the weather of the city remains calm and pleasant with the minimal chances of rainfall, thereby making for the best time to glide in the sky.

    10. How long does paragliding in Rishikesh last?

      The duration of paragliding in the city of Rishikesh varies depending upon the type of paragliding experience you choose to enjoy. Here are the types of available paragliding experiences and the duration up to which they generally last:

      - Kitty Hawk: 10 to 12 minutes
      - Valley Expedition: 30 to 35 minutes
      - Explorer: 18 to 22minutes
      - Rishikesh Expedition: 60 to 70 minutes

    11. What things do I need to keep in mind before going for paragliding in Rishikesh?

      Some of the most important things that you need to keep in mind before going for paragliding in Rishikesh are as follows:

      You must be at least 18 years of age and your weight must be below 120 Kgs.
      You must not be under the influence of alcohol or any other substances.
      You must dress appropriately for paragliding (loose clothes are not recommended) and should not wear any kind of jewelry, watch or carry any other loose items.
      You also must have a decent physical fitness level.

    12. What will be the duration of paragliding in Rishikesh?

      The complete duration of your paragliding in Rishikesh experience would take up almost an hour, starting from prepping you to finally taking leave after a great paragliding experience.

    13. How high will I go during my Air safari in Rishikesh?

      The Air safari Rishikesh takes you around 500 to 1500 feet high. At such a height, you can enjoy a beautiful view of the hills and the distant Himalayas. The average speed at which you fly at this height is around 40 – 60 km per hour.

      Flying at this height and speed is completely safe as you are provided with proper safety gear. Moreover, you are guided by an experienced instructor. Additionally, the flight is designed by flying experts to get the best flying experience. However, the activity does not permit children below the age of 5 years to participate in the activity.

    14. Can I do power paragliding in rishikesh alone?

      No, it is not allowed to experience paragliding in Rishikesh alone. Under any circumstances, you shall have to be accompanied by a professional guide to ensure your safety and help you control the movements while you glide all the way to your destination.

    15. How do I get my photos of Air Safari Rishikesh?

      The activity allows you to get your picture clicked at an additional cost. Therefore, before you begin with the activity, you need to inform the vendor so that your pictures can be clicked. After you complete the adrenaline rushing paragliding activity, you can get your photos by paying an additional amount.

    16. Where is take-off and landing done in Air safari Rishikesh?

      The take-off and landing are done at Rajas Airfield, Mazari Grante in Doiwala in Air safari Rishikesh for a duration of 12 minutes. The duration varies according to the selected package. The available packages are kitty hawk, explorer and valley expedition.

      The Kitty Hawk package allows you to fly for a duration of 10 – 12 mins. Similarly, the explorer allows you to fly for 18-22 mins. Finally, the valley expedition package allows you to fly for 30 – 35 mins.

    17. Can I carry my own camera for the pictures & recording?

      Yes, you can carry your own camera for the pictures and recording. Additionally, if you do not want to carry your camera along, you can get your photos at an additional cost at the site.

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