Paragliding darjeeling has been first introduced by Off road adventure in year 2006.Off Road Adventure have been offering tandem flights, instruction and flying tours in Darjeeling till then. As being the only Paragliding activity provider in Darjeeling till date, we are unrivaled in our knowledge of paragliding conditions, sites and local cultures.
The beauty of paragliding in a Himalayan country is incomparable. Darjeeling unique geography consists of mountains, hills, rivers, lush greenery and much more which adds to a unique paragliding experience. Paragliding in Darjeeling not only gets you airborne, but allows you to fly like a bird and chances are that you will actually fly with different types of birds including eagles and kites. Leave your worries behind as you will be flown by some of the best pilots available. They know the airspace very well are trained to make your short flight enjoyable to the fullest. This flight offers you an amazing discovery of the valley even if you are a novice. Paragliding in Darjeeling gives you superb views of natural landscape and mountain scenarios. Paragliding above main Darjeeling town offers the finest sceneries around Darjeeling tea garden including the aerial view of Darjeeling city. You can see the magnificent views of the mountains like Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Kabru, Mt. pandim , Mt sinolchu etc. while flying over the sky. The picturesque views of dense forest, tea gardens and settlements give thrill and amusements with breath taking experience. In this way, paragliding in Darjeeling offers you some of the best panoramic views on the earth.
You will be driven to the hill of Jalapahar, which is hardly 2 km far from Darjeeling town.
After leaving the vehicle, you will walk downhill for about 2 minutes to reach the boarding point.
You will be introduced to and briefed about the take-off, flight and landing by your pilot. Preparations will be done in a matter of a few minutes. You will have some extra time to enjoy a wide angle view of the Rangeroon tea garden below.
After making sure that everything is in order, you will be securely harnessed in with the pilot. Upon getting a signal to go, he will take off and fly you as high as 500 mt or more from the boarding point.
The flight lasts for about 10-30 minutes, depending upon the wind conditions. As you are gliding, you will have unobstructed and fantastic views of the Darjeeling town ,tea gardens, monasteries, hills, mountain peaks and many other points of interest. You can vary your paragliding experience between a regular calm flight to one with acrobatic surprises, depending on the comfort level you develop with your pilot.
The flight concludes when you safely land on the lebong football ground.
After removing the gear and having a short rest, you will be transferred back to Our Office in Darjeeling.
Enjoy an aerial view of the beautiful Darjeeling and Sikkim Hills in the company of a certified paragliding instructor, as you experience the feeling of flying like a bird during a tandem paragliding ride. All equipment is provided and no experience is necessary! You will have a 10 minute briefing and safety lesson, before embarking on your tandem flight, which will usually last between 10 and 30 minutes depending on weather conditions. With an experienced instructor piloting your flight will Launch From Hill top and soar like a bird along the mountains and over the Darjeeling. All instructors are highly experienced, having performed thousands of tandem flights over many years, and they also have a perfect safety record.
Tandem paragliding means you are seated in a separate harness in front of the pilot where you can sit care-free and enjoy your surroundings, take pictures and talk with your pilot during the flight. It is quite comfortable apart from a large void beneath your feet. The pilot behind you will take care of everything. No training’s needed, you just have to follow pilots instruction before takeoff and landing which is pretty simple.