Darjeeling Paragliding in Darjeeling

Darjeeling Paragliding Overview

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Darjeeling Paragliding is one of the most thrilling adventure activities that you can indulge in. One of the recent additions to numerous adventure sports in India, paragliding makes that dream of soaring high in the sky come true. There are two routes for the glide in Darjeeling, one from Saint Pauls to Lebong and other from Tukvar Tea Garden to Jaumney. The flying trip ranges from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the wind conditions.

While opting for Saint Pauls to Lebong route, you will start from the highest ridge in Darjeeling, gliding across the main town and landing in the public ground. On the other hand, the Tukvar Tea Garden to Jaumney trip starts from a hilltop of the Tea Garden. During the flight, you can enjoy a bird’s eye view of the vast expanse of tea gardens along with gushing white river. What makes this a unique experience is watch birds flying next to you while rising up in the limitless sky. To allow tourists to experience that adrenaline rush, tandem paragliding is offered by a renowned adventure company in Darjeeling. In this, an experienced and certified pilot briefs you about the trip and gives some safety lessons along with instructions that should be strictly followed. Thereafter, you just have to hold on tight to the glider as the technicalities like piloting the flight is all handled by the professional who will accompany you. The equipment used in this activity is quite light, easy to use and safe, so you don’t have to worry about your safety. Certain criteria need to fulfilled for indulging in this activity, like the person should be physically fit (no health issues) and weigh around 45 – 85 kg. A plus point of this activity is that it’s easy to learn and a relatively inexpensive adventure sports.

  • Opening Closing Time Sunrise to Sunset: Open all days (April to June and October), Closed during winters

  • Photo Opp

    Shooting photos from a paraglider is quite a task but if flying is smooth, you can easily capture breathtaking views. Visibility and weather are also the deciding factors of getting a good picture while flying high up in the sky. Special arrangements for clicking photos are offered by the company that organises this activity in Darjeeling.
  • Entrance Fee Rs. 3000 per person (discount for locals)

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Location

Singamari, Darjeeling, 734104, West Bengal