Come to the Indian Himalayas for some of the best paragliding in the world. With superb conditions for XC, cloud bases up to 6000m, clear  air space for miles, and incredible views of the highest mountain range on earth; mixed with the friendliness and hospitality of the local Hindu and Buddhist people, and you have all the ingredients for an amazing paragliding trip .

     The Kullu and Kangra Valleys are similarly landscaped to the Alps but on a higher and bigger scale. There is unlimited potential for XC and out and returns. Cloud base can range from 2500m to 6000m, with the tree-line at 3200m. Thermals tend to range from 2-10 m/s. There are many spectacular peaks over 5000m.

     Flying in the “Valley of the Gods”, the Kullu Valley, offers some superb sites for flying, including Gulaba (3100m), Halan (2700m) and Diar (2000m). These sites offer great potential for XC. Billing (2350m), the legendary Himalayan flying site, is undoubtedly one of the best sites in the world, with the Dhauladhar range stretching upto 100km either side. The world out and return record (135 km) was held here for 7 years by Xavier Reymond in 1992, during the World Masters Championship.

     The Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges to the North and the Shivalik range to the South are crossed by numerous mountain trails, which the nomadic Gaddi shepherds have roamed for centuries. The ranges have different characters on the North and South faces, from the Southern aspects with forests and alpine meadows to the North which is spectacularly barren with large areas under permanent ice and snow. The site orientation means that it is perfectly angled for the sun to warm the slope throughout the day. The constant excellent conditions and geography gives Billing unbelievable potential for long cross-country.

When: September - December / March - May

     We can arrange a fully inclusive itinerary, from arrival in India, with a variety of flying sites and everything inclusive (transport, accommodation, all meals, guide etc.). Please contact us for more information.

     If you prefer you can make some or all of your own arrangements and we can help you with what you need.

* Pick-up from Delhi airport, accommodation in Delhi, guide and sightseeing.

* Transfers to flying sites by taxi, bus, train, or airplane. 

* Para-treks, guiding, tandem flying, transport to take-offs, area information and maps

* Accommodation at our comfortable paragliding centre and home. Set in a beautiful location amongst forest and tea-plantation, a home away from home. We have maps and information on the area in our library that is well stocked with books and games. The house and camp offers a variety of accommodation. We offer tasty home-cooked food, using herbs and vegetables grown fresh from the garden. If you fancy a day-off or bringing friends, then we can offer a range of other adventure sports, treks and local sight-seeing.