Though paragliding happens to be a latest addition in the list of Indian adventure sports, it is fast gaining popularity attracting adventure lovers from all parts of the world. The northern Indian states including Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Rajasthan offer some of the most exciting options to soak up the charm of paragliding adventure. The adventure sport of paragliding was introduced back in the 1940s. However, it became widely popular among tourists and adventure sports lover during the 1980s.
Uttarakhand is one of the most loved travel destinations to indulge in the adventure of paragliding. The adventure-packed ranges of the Himalayas are just perfect to enjoy this adventure. The soaring ranges of the Himalayas in the north and the vast plains of Tarai region in south offer exciting locales for enjoying the adventure of paragliding in India.
Popular Paragliding Destinations in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh
There is no dearth of exciting paragliding locales in the state of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. A number of places await your arrival in the state. Some of the most popular sites for paragliding in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh are as follows.
¤ Bedni Bugyal
¤ Dayara Bugyal
¤ Dhanaulti Ridge
¤ Pratap Nagar
¤ Kullu and Manali
Prerequisites to Enjoy this Adventure Sport
Though the aerosport of paragliding can be enjoyed by all, there are some prerequisites that you need to fulfill before setting out on this adventure tour. If you are suffering from ailments like low blood pressure, heart disease or have some fear of heights, you are advised not to indulge in this adventure. Physical endurance and mental fitness are essential to undertake a paragliding trip. Overweight people are also advised not to indulge in this adventure. The sport of paragliding is not quite tough to learn. Instructors can help you learn the basics of the sport in just a few hours. If you have a strong passion to experience thrill, paragliding is your sport. Shoot us an email right away if you are interested in enjoying a paragliding tour in the Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh region f northern India.