Fly within the Himalayas is an unforgettable experience. Paragliding in Kalimpong provides one well trained and experienced pilot flying with a passenger that doesn’t need to have any previous training or experience.

Paragliding in Kalimpongstarts from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm depending on wind conditions. Take off point is Dello hill. There are two types of flights, Medium and Cross Country. The medium flight’s lands on Homes Ground near Dr. Grahams Homes School and the Cross Country flight’s lands on Relli River ground near Relli resort distance about 10 km. They provide transportation to way back from landing location to starting point.

Timing


March – June: 10.00 am to 12.00 pm., Oct – Jan: 10.00 am to 4 pm(depending on weather condition).

Duration


Medium Flight (10 to 15 mins or 25 to 30 min) and Cross Country Flight (30 to 45 mins).

Dress Code


During the time of flying you need T shirt, Denim / Cargos/ Track pants or any comfortable lowers with shoes. No sandals or floaters or slippers are allowed. Windcheater, Jackets depending on weather.

Formalities


  • All the customers are requested to sign the assumption of risk and release bond before undertaking the trip.
  • All customers are to carry their proof of identification.
  • Foreign nationals are to carry their passport and visa.

How to reach


Taxi from Kalimpong to start point about Rs 150 (one way).

Charges


Medium flight– Approx Rs. 2500 for 10 to 15 mins, Approx Rs. 5000 for 25 to 30 mins (Flying over the total Kalimpong city)

Cross Country flight– Approx Rs. 5000 to 6000 for 25 to 30 mins

 Paragliding agencies


paragliding-counter-in-front-of-deolo-hill-and-garden-at-kalimpongSeveral tour companies like Gurudongma Tours, Treks and Himalayan Bike Tours, Alpine Paragliding and few agencies are offering paragliding packages.

Alpine Paragliding
Prasant Rana
Contact No: 09609859903, 09641284757
Email: prasantrana73@yahoo.com

Prasant Rana is an ex-service man (Indian Army) from the Parachute Regiment (Commando, Special Force). He has immense experience in Parachuting, Paragliding, Para motoring and Parasailing.

Note: You should be at least 30 kg regarding weight and maximum is 120 kg. And customers shouldn’t have any Heart problem, epilepsy, expecting mothers, those with serious ailments and Asthma issues.

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