Paragliding in Dharamshala

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Paragliding In Dharamshala Overview

Paragliding is the recreational and competitive adventure sport of flying par gliders. It is one of the most exciting adventures that can be done in Dharamsala. It’s one of the unique experiences that you will ever have in your life. During the paragliding session in Dharamsala witness an amazing bird eye view of the valley from the takeoff site, Indrunag at the height of 1700 meters above the sea level. The landing site is Badol which is 6 km from the take off site, where you will be provided with a certified and experienced glider. The glider will instruct you about the guidelines and safety measures that need to be followed.  
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About The Activity:

  • Take off Site Location: Indrunag
  • Landing site Location: Badol
  • Fly Time: 8:30 – 5 pm (Depends on the weather)
  • Max Weight: 80Kg- 85Kg
  • Minimum Weight 15Kg
  • Cost:  Rs 3000 per person including GoPro
  • Duration: 10- 12 mins.
  • Insurance is included.
  • Safety Gears included
  • Certified Glider is included.
  • Best season: March to June then September mid to November.
  • Reach the activity location 15 minutes before your scheduled time to begin the spine-chilling adventure.
  • Enjoy paragliding in Dhauladhar & Shivalik Himalayan ranges.
  • Fly at a height of 5200 feet from sea level and witness mesmerizing views.
  • You will be able to get a 360-degrees view of beautiful landscapes including Pong Dam and Green Tea gardens.
  • Safety equipment and certified pilot are the common inclusions of paragliding in Dharamshala.
  • The participant can choose the package as per their choice- with video or without video.
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How To Reach?

The activity location is in Indrunag, Dharamshala and one can access the location using the public as well as a private mode of transportation. The exact location of the activity will be conveyed to you after your booking has been confirmed.

  • Nearest Airport: Kangra Airport is the nearest airport situated at a distance of 13.4 km from Dharamshala and can be reached via public/ private transportation in approximately 30 minutes. Domestic flights from major cities are available to reach Kangra.
  • Nearest Railway Station: Pathankot Railway station is the nearest railway station situated at a distance of 85.5 km from Dharamshala and can be reached via public/ private transportation in approximately 2.5 hours. Trains from major cities are available to reach Pathankot.


  • Take-off from a mountain cliff & fly high in the sky at a whopping altitude of 5200 ft in Dharamshala.

  • Enjoy 360-degree aerial views on the adventurous flight safely with a certified pilot & instructor.

  • Witness views of Pong Dam, Green Tea gardens, Dhauladhar & Shivalik Himalayan ranges.

  • Treasure your enthralling paragliding experience with a video of the experience, taken at the time of the activity.

Must Know Before You Visit Dharamsala

  • Ensure etiquette while visiting monasteries, as photography and visitation are restricted in some areas.
  • If you’re trekking, carry your own water during the trek. You might not get the opportunity to refill your water stock on the way.
Location: Dharamsala India Population: 19540
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FAQs on Dharamshala

How much does a package cost for Dharamsala?

The packages for Dharamsala start at INR 9000 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations.

What is famous about Dharamsala?

A great place for meditation and learning about Buddhism and Tibetan culture. Great view of Dhauladhar ranges. Pleasant weather all around the year.

Who should visit Dharamsala?

For religious people, people in search of meditation and peace. Also, for the avid trekkers as Dharamsala opens the way for a number of treks.

What is the best time to visit Dharamsala?

The best time to visit Dharamshala between mid-February to mid-July (spring and summer) when the weather is pleasant with a temperature ranging between 21-34 degree Celcius. Winters here are frigid with occasional snowfalls; however, it makes the valley look much more beautiful. Monsoons (late July - Early September) can be avoided as it might hamper your travel plans, but this place does not receive very heavy rainfall unlike other parts of Himachal and Uttarakhand.

What is the local food in Dharamsala?

One can find a lot of restaurants and cafes here which derve decent food. Being dominated by the Tibetan culture one will mostly find Tibetan cuisine being served. Do try the momos, thukpas and other Tibetan dishes. Another speciality of this place is honey ginger lemon tea which is a very refreshing drink. A lot of cafes also serve English breakfast with Pancakes, Omlettes and Sandwiches. One of the best establishments here are the Green Restaurant and the Herbal Tea Shop. There are a few pubs here as well which serve imported alcohol along with food with music in the background. Momos are a specialty here. Different types of momos locally called as Tingmo, Tibetan type samosa known to be Baklebs and a meal of soup and noodles Thukpas are most common.

What are the top hotels in Dharamsala?

There are 335 in Dharamsala which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Dharamsala are Hotel Royal Taj, Triund Camps Riverside Resort, Camp Indrunag, Delightful 1BHK Cottage in Dharamshala, Serene 1BHK Home in Dharamshala.

What are the things to do in Dharamsala?

The top things to do in Dharamsala are Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, St. John in the Wilderness Church, Dharamshala International Film Festival 2019, War Memorial, Gyuto Monastery.

What are the places near Dharamsala?

The top places near to Dharamsala are Mcleodganj which is 4 km from Dharamsala, Dalhousie which is located 47 km from Dharamsala, Khajjiar which is located 43 km from Dharamsala, Manali which is located 81 km from Dharamsala, Shimla which is located 147 km from Dharamsala

Is it ideal for trekking and paragliding in December in Dharamshala?

yes you can, weather can be challenging sometimes, however make up your mind to tolerate extreme cold during treks. Sometime its quite sunny in December month except for some rainy snowy days. If it snows don't go on any tek as it can be extremely dangerous. See a local guide before you go on any trek. Bring some good warm clothes with you. The wind is generally cold in winters, so ur glider will not take much lift.On sunny days the paragliding can be done but it will be a short flight. The best time for such activity is Mar to June and Sec to Oct months.

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