Paragliding in Bhimtal: All you need to know about it

Paragliding is one of the adventure sports that Bhimtal is the most famous for. Gliding over the alpine mountains of the lower Himalayan range can be a heartwarming experience.  While most people head to Bir-Billing in Himachal to experience the sport of paragliding, Bhimtal might be a better choice nowadays because of the low tourist crowd in the areas of Bhimtal and Naukuchiatal. 

Located at a height of 1370 meters, Bhimtal has ample height to take a flight and large fields to land. Flying at such immense heights over the Kumaon hills with colorful birds flying in the air along with you, and butterflies surrounding you is a beautiful experience to behold.

Normally, paragliding sessions in Nainital last for somewhere around 10-15 minutes however, if you think that experience isn’t enough for you, you can also go for bigger packages wherein the paragliding session will last for more than 30 minutes.

The two major paragliding spots in Nainital are Bhimtal and Naukuchiatal. 

What is the best time to go paragliding in Nainital?

Both summer and winter are perfect for paragliding. Except for the few monsoon months starting from June to August, you can opt for paragliding in Nainital at any time of the year. 

What is the price of paragliding in Nainital?

Paragliding in Nainital starts from ₹1300-1500 for the most basic package. If you wish to get shots of your flight and carry a camera, your flight may cost somewhere around ₹2500. You can also opt for a longer flight than the usual 15 minutes ride, which will cost you extra. 

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