Paragliders that fly are light and free-flying gliders with a foot launch, and no built-in structure It is a relaxing and competitive activity. The pilot wears an harness or lies supine under a wing made of cloth inside a cocoon-like ‘pod.’ The suspension lines as well as tension of the air flowing through vents on the side of the wings along with the force that flow across the exterior contribute to maintaining the shape of the wing. The pilot could gain height by utilizing potential sources for lift generally getting to heights of several thousand meters.
The location and time of the event, as well as the equipment Paragliding in Manali can cost anywhere between INR 1 000 up to INR 4000. The cost of tandem rides is higher than single trips and experienced pilots are more costly however, they’re worth the cost.
Basic paragliding training for solo flights begins from INR 10,000. It typically takes seven days to complete the training.
Soaring through the air in front of mountains covered in snow, a expansive blue skies and stunning views of the valleys surrounding you will be a truly unforgettable experience. Under the supervision of an experienced instructor Take part in this thrilling adventure and make it an unforgettable one!
In only 15 minutes, you can fly in 15 minutes from Falayn towards Naggar and soar across Naggar and the Dobhi valley, that blooms in spring. Take a drive through Dobhi at Naggar and attend an informative lecture prior to flying through the air.
Solang Valley is the most sought-after destination for solo and tandem flights and is situated 11 km far from Manali near Rohtang Pass. From here you can see the view of apple orchards, the valley and snow-capped hills are amazing. It is important to ensure that the operator arranges transportation from and to the location of the launch site when you are booking an adventure in paragliding in Solang. The only way to get to the area is via ropeway. This is additional INR 1500 to 2000.
Taleti Kharal Valley:
Starting in Taleti Valley and finishing with Talogi Valley after 20 minutes the paragliding tour offers one of the most breathtaking views. Manali is located about 40 kilometers away from Taleti.
The site is still undiscovered and makes it one of the latest paragliding destinations. This is why the number of visitors is low.. Burua is therefore ideal for those looking for more peaceful paragliding spots.
It is among the oldest paragliding locations located 33 kilometers away from Manali and that allows both long and high-speed flights.
Gulaba located 30 kilometers away from Manali is famous for its diversity and stunning scenic. Gulaba’s rose valleysand apple orchards, as well as animals are best seen from the sky! In Gulaba, both high and medium flights are allowed.
What is the ideal time to fly in Manali?
In Manali the months between June and April are the best for paragliding. The weather is great with temperatures that range between 10 and 25 ° Celsius. The months from October to December are another good time to visit however, keep in mind that this is off-season and the weather might not be as relaxing like it is during summer. In the monsoon time paragliding isn’t permitted.
By road there is a distance of Manali Dobhi and Manali Dobhi is between 20-23 kilometers. Other forms of transportation like bus, metro tram, railway and rail may be used to determine the distance that lies between Manali as well as Dobhi.
* Take a drive down to Dobhi approximately 23 kilometres away from Manali along the Kullu road, to reach the perfect paragliding spot.
Transfer of to the Dobhi paragliding counter along the National highway to the location of launch will be provided in this package. It is possible to use the public or private transport to reach the pick-up place along the highway.
Paragliding rides are free for the first 30 minutes. For beginners, it is recommended to choose the tandem flight. The longest trip lasts 60 minutes. The typical flight time is 20 minutes. The 1-minute option comes with dropping and descending and is not advised due to the small distance travelled.Beginners should plan to fly for about 15 minutes while experienced gliders can fly longer.
Tips for safety:
1.Before you begin paragliding ensure that you wear the appropriate shoes as well as the right thermal clothing.Sunglasses which reflect light recommended.
2. Certain launch sites may require some sort of trek, so make sure you plan your trip.
3. The weight limit for paragliding is 110 kg per person (including baggage).
4.Participation is not permitted for children who are not yet of 12.
5.Because paragliding can be an extremely dangerous sport, it’s important to be aware of the dangers. For those with lung or heart problems, sinus issues, motion sickness, ear infections and women who are pregnant should stay clear of it.
6. If there is inclement conditions, the game is canceled. Before embarking on a journey make sure you check with your regional meteorological authorities.