Are you a Potterhead? Even if you are not, you would have surely wanted to have a flying car for yourself just like Harry and Ron, right? What if we say that you can have the same experience or even better while gliding through the blue skies like a bird? Flyopedia understands your emotions of being relaxing and carefree while enjoying the thrills of adventure sports. To keep the youngster alive in you, we have brought you two of the mainstream adventure sports in India – Paragliding and Paramotoring. The joy rides will be cherished memories for you after that single flight. And who knows, maybe you will go on that second just for the mind-boggling and intense adrenaline rush.
Flyopedia says before we start with these amazing sports, book air tickets from USA to India early to beat the holiday crowds at your favorite destinations. Also, get special early booking benefits with heavy discounts.
Paragliding – The Unconventionally Popular Sport of India
India offers a plethora of adventure sports like scuba diving, kayaking, white water rafting, and many more to millions of travelers visiting here each year. And in recent years, the fame of Paragliding has increased among national and international adrenaline junkies. The feeling of being free with spectacular views of the valleys below will undoubtedly make anyone fall in love with it. Though the sport is one of the most fun-filled activities that you can find in India, it is also one of the things to openly brag about with your friends. There are many locations in India for people to enjoy paragliding. Let’s have a look at the list of top places which are loved by travelers from around the globe.
- Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh
- Nandi Hills, Bangalore
- Gangtok, Sikkim
- Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
- Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu
- Shillong, Meghalaya
- Sanasar, Jammu & Kashmir
- Arambol, Goa
- Jaipur, Rajasthan
- Kamshet, Maharashtra
Kamshet is known as the Paragliding capital of India and is well connected with the ‘Dream City ’, Mumbai. You can get direct flight tickets to Mumbai from USA and travel comfortably while looking forward to an amazing vacation experience. But what if you took the sport to the next level? It is already fun while being one with the winds and your paragliders so what if you add a motor and pilot to it? This sounds exciting right! Let’s have a look at the stimulating adventure sport – Paramotoring.
Paramotoring – Stimulating Experience of Being One with the Winds
Paramotoring is the world’s smallest aircraft for you to enjoy the bird’s view of your favorite locations. In India, you can enjoy paramotoring at well-known places like the desert or fly above the cities. The sport has two subcategories; firstly, Powered Paragliding and secondly, Joyrides.
The paramotor consists of a paraglider and a motor. One can enjoy the activity while under training called powered paragliding and without training called joyrides. In joyrides, you are accompanied by an experienced pilot and you do not need special physical abilities. The sport is being loved by enthusiasts from all over the world and has gained noticeable fame in recent years. Presently India has limited places offering this compelling sport but you can still get some amazing views as the locations include the famous white desert of India. Let’s have at the places where people can visit to enjoy paramotoring in India.
- Rann of Kutch, Gujarat
- Jodhpur, Rajasthan
- Gurgaon, Haryana
- Mumbai, Maharashtra
Unlike paragliding, paramotoring has not reached every corner of the nation but the growing popularity and demand are sure to spread to the different parts. India is heaven for curious and budget travelers. Flyopedia advises that you always book your international flights early to get the best prices and beat the holiday rush. But with amazing cheap last minute flights deals we make sure that you always get the best value for your money in terms of comfort and services.