Manali has just everything for everyone! For lovers of paragliding & flying, Himachal Himalayas offer the best launch sites in the world where it feels like a bird in heaven.
The beautiful Himalayan ranges and snow packed mountains give a spectacular view. Paragliding is a sport in which Himachal Guys have reached a landmark, they are all well adept to the wind movements, precautionary measures as well as rescue to handle any situation. Paragliding is a brave sport, only suitable for brave hearts. Paragliding In Manali Riding The Thermals And Sailing The Blue Sky Like The Himalayan Eagle Can Be Thrilling Experience. Paragliding Facilities Are Available At Solang Nallah And Marhi.
The sport is categorized into 2 flights:
Joy Ride – the flight takes place in the flying ground of Solang from an approximate height of 300 mtrs above ground level and lasts for duration of approximately 3 minutes.
High Ride – this flight takes off from the mid slopes of Solang from an approximate height of 800mtrs above ground, provides a spectacular view of the pine filled slopes, the Beas River and the flying ground before landing safely. This flight lasts anywhere between 8 mins to 15 mins and above depending on the wind conditions.
One has to be physically fit for this sport. The basic techniques of paragliding include launch and landing. Here we have the choice of learning this adventure sport. There are three courses: Basic course, Intermediate course and Advanced course. All courses include theory classes and practical classes conducted by our experienced trainer. If you want to simply enjoy this sport, you can fly with a parachute with two seats along with our trained pilot.
Note: Tourist Are Advised To Undertake The Sport Only Through The Operators Who Are Registered With The Tourism Department.