Take to the skies for a soaring thrill! Paragliding over the rolling landscape of Kamshet is an unforgettable experience. The weather and wind conditions here are favourable almost all year round, and with the wide open horizons, gorgeous Sahyadri hills, and the multiple water bodies below, this destination attracts flying buffs from around the world.
IMPORTANT: The take-off sites vary from season to season, but are about 5-7 kms away from Rangoli restaurant, the pick-up point. The transport from Rangoli to the take-off site is not included in the package. It can be arranged at an additional cost of INR 1000 per vehicle which can accommodate about 5-6 travellers. Participants are advised not to take their own vehicles as the route is a rough road.
Kamshet is one of the most popular paragliding spots in India, and attracts pilots from around the world. The winds and thermals are perfect for good, sustained flying. Ther'es plenty to look at beneath you: the hilly landscape dotted with hills, lakes, and with railway tracks running across. Let the pilot do the work while you enjoy the ride without worrying about anything.
Soar into the skies without having to take paragliding lessons | Feel safe with experienced paragliding instructors from around the world | Enjoy breathtaking views of the Sahyadris below
You'll need to report to Rangoli restaurant by 08:00 hrs in the morning. You'll be picked up from here by the operator and transported to the take-off site. You'll receive a briefing here, and will be weighed and kitted up for flight. There may be some waiting time, depending on the queue of fliers waiting. When it's your turn, you'll step into harness and your instructor will tell you what to do. After that, you soar off into the sky, and enjoy a session of tandem paragliding. You'll turn around and land when it's over. After everyone is done, you'll be dropped off at the restaurant. Trip ends here.
If the trip is cancelled due to wind or weather conditions, it will be fully refunded.
For cancellations by the customer, the trip cost will be refunded, minus INR 500 per head.
Rules on trip
If the instructor believes you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or in any way ill or unfit to fly, you will not be allowed to fly. This decision is at the sole discretion of the operator, and will not be refundable.
During the flight, please follow the instructions of the instructor. This is for your own safety.
Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions
Your flight depends on the weather and wind conditions on the day of the flight. If you are late, you may miss your flight.
If the weather or wind conditions are unfit for flying, the instructor/operator may decide to postpone or cancel your flight.
1 session of tandem paragliding with an experienced instructor
Paragliding equipment and all safety gear
Briefing from instructors
All applicable taxes
Any meals, snacks, beverages
Any transfers from the pick-up point (This cost of INR 1000 per vehicle for 5-6 travellers should be paid on the spot)
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
What to Wear
What to Wear
Comfortable clothing that won't restrict your movement
Shoes that won't slide off
Sunglasses with a cord
Not to wear - Sarees or skirts
What not to Wear
Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
Equipment / Gear
Technical equipment required for paragliding
All safety equipment required
You need to get
Personal medications, if required
Please carry specific personal and prescribed medicines if needed.
Directions towards the Pick up Point
Hotel Rangoli is on the NH4 (old Mumbai-Pune highway), just before Kamshet. It is located at about 50 km from Pune airport and about 110 km from Mumbai airport. While travelling from Mumbai to Pune the restaurant is on the right side of the highway. Google maps pin: https://goo.gl/maps/AbUqwQeM6WC2
Directions towards the Start Point
The operator will arrange your transport to the start point of the tandem paragliding trip in Kamshet. This cost is not included in the package and can be paid on the spot.