Best Places to Go Paragliding in India

Bir, Himachal Pradesh, India. Photo by Ankit Choudhary on Unsplash

Soaring like a bird over the majestic lands of India sounds like a wonderful dream. But you can now make that dream a reality. With these top 4 Indian paragliding destinations, you can taste the exhilarating freedom of a birds-eye-view.


The quaint little village of Bir is like the paragliding capital of India. It is located in the beautiful mountain scenery of Himachal Pradesh. Soar up into the sky and enjoy the luscious greenery, the warm sun on your face, and the wind in your hair. The best time to visit is between October and mid-June.

Nainital, Uttarakhand

Located at 2000m above sea level, this beautiful resort town is to be found nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas. Paragliding in this region offers unique views of Naini Lake, which is considered to be one of the holiest places in the world.

Photo by Ishank Choudhary on Unsplash

Panchgani, Maharashta

This accessible spot has become an incredibly popular paragliding destination. The consistent weather, clear skies, and perfect 1300m altitude make this a great location to soar through the air and feel truly weightless.

Ranikhet, Uttarakhand

The perfect weather conditions and safe, comfortable and convenient campsites make this a great paragliding destination for beginners. The paragliding camp is to be found next to a beautiful oak forest.