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Top Paragliding Destinations in Uttarakhand- An Adventurous Experience

by jaypee_moderator   ·  10 months ago   ·  
Top Paragliding Destinations in Uttarakhand- An Adventurous Experience

The beautiful state of Uttarakhand draws tourists from across the globe. Quiet tall mountains, deep lush green valleys and dense forests bewitch every person who visits Uttarakhand. Paragliding in Uttarakhand is one of the most sought-after activities to do. Every year, people show their presence in abundance to experience this flying adventure as some of the best places for paragliding are in Uttarakhand. If you have been contemplating discovering paragliding in Uttarakhand, we have a range of options ready for you. Gliding in the clear skies, soaking in the sight of the plains, valleys and peaks decorated with natural beauty is something every adventure-seeker must try out at least once in life. Pack a set of comfortable clothes, sturdy shoes, and lots of space in your camera on your way to this lovely adventure. 

In Uttarakhand, you can stay at the Jaypee Manor Residency in Mussoorie, a luxurious five-star hotel with all the up-to-the-mark contemporary facilities. Not just paragliding, you can experience more adventure in Mussoorie like trekking and nature walks by opting to stay here. But first, check out some of the best places for paragliding In Uttarakhand here. 

1. Rishikesh


Known as the Yoga capital of the world, Rishikesh is undoubtedly a paradise for those who are on a quest for some nerve-chilling escapade. The stunning town excels in giving its guests the experience of ‘power paragliding.’ For the unversed, a parachute is run by a motor fan, allowing the person to soar high in the sky like an eagle. You can choose from Kitty Hawk (10-12 mins), Explorer (18-22 mins) and Valley Expedition (30-35 mins) paragliding experiences as per your capacity. Rishikesh along with Pittoragarh are mostly the go-to destinations for paragliding in Uttarakhand in the winter. 

2. Mussoorie


You will unlock a whole new level of sky adventure as you soar from above 10,000 feet, gazing at the stunning locales of Mussoorie below you! This ‘queen of hills’ sitting amidst the Garhwal Himalayan range has the best views to offer from peaks to valleys to colourful colonial structures. Paragliding in Mussoorie can be done without any assistance or with a trainer. ‘Paragliding Mussoorie Lake’ is one of the most-searched topics on the internet currently, thanks to the breathtaking scenery it offers while soaring!

Double the fun by staying at Jaypee Manor Residency, a five-star hotel with suites offering panoramic hill views. After your leap in the sky, you would want to take a dip in its heated indoor pool and get pampered at the relaxing Tamaya spa! Mussoorie is considered one of the top and best places for paragliding in Uttarakhand. 

3. Dehradun


Imagine hovering over the shimmering Top Tibba peaks, the vast Shivalik range and the lovely Doon Valley! This is what makes Dehradun a favourite place among thrill-seekers when it comes to paragliding in Uttarakhand. You can experience the picturesque landscapes from above 4000 feet approximately making it an unforgettable experience. If you are flying for the first time, try Tandem Paragliding where a professional flyer accompanies you in a tandem-sized wing and will guide you throughout the flight. Dehradun is also feasibly reachable from the Jaypee Manor Residency. 

4. Naukuchiatal


If you have ever been fascinated by a flock of birds flying over a body, this is your chance to be one now! Naukuchiatal also called the ‘lake of nine corners,’ is one of the best places for paragliding in Uttarakhand. If you are a fresher in flying try out the ‘short fly’ which lets you feel like a superhuman for around five minutes over the lake. The more enthusiastic people can opt for the ‘high fly’ which lasts up to half-n-hour. Naukuchiatal is one of the top destinations that pops up when you talk about paragliding in Uttarakhand. 

5. Nainital


Be it honeymooners or adventurous souls, Nainital is the go-to destination for tourists. The scenic city rests amidst the mountains of Uttarakhand making it look like a piece of paradise. Flying high and viewing this place from a bird’s eye view has been a shared dream of many, making it one of the best places for paragliding in Uttarakhand. The budget-travellers can opt for paragliding in Nainital as the cost is relatively cheaper than the rest of the places in Uttarakhand. You can glide for 3 minutes (medium flying), 15 minutes (high flying) or 30 minutes (long flying) depending on your budget and time. 


To make your adventurous trip to Uttarakhand more fruitful, plan a staycation at the Jaypee Residency Manor, Mussoorie. By staying here, you can strike a perfect balance of a luxurious stay with opulent in-house restaurants and an action-packed itinerary. Easily one of the best resorts in Mussoorie, it is situated near mall road, the heart of the city. Not to forget the hotel offers a range of sumptuous local and international cuisines in all of its in-house eateries. So, make sure to bookmark this place while planning your adventure vacation in Uttarakhand. 

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