20 minutes to 1 hour
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. Feel on top of the world as you para glide above the beautiful hills of Darjeeling. Soar up high and feel like a free bird as you watch the houses below that appear like tiny little spots surrounded by a blanket of greenery. The marvelous view of the mighty snow-clad Kanchenjunga and the world-famous Everest leaves you with fond memories to cherish lifelong. Feel the adrenaline rush as you get set with the paragliding equipment and steadily rise and enjoy the marvels of nature from a great altitude. If you are one of those super brave ones, you can para-glide on your own after receiving instructions from the instructor, or else a guide joins you on your paragliding trip. Apart from enjoying the fantastic view below, feel the cool and fresh air vacant your mind space and put you in a complete state of tranquility.
You will be driven to the hill of Jalapahar, which is located 1 km from the main Darjeeling town.
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 city. Saint pauls happens to be one of the best locations for viewing a mountains and also for testing your camera skills.
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 500m or more from the boarding point.
The flight lasts for about 15-30 minutes, depending upon the wind conditions. As you are gliding, you will have unobstructed and fantastic views of the 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 grassy public ground in lebong,Darjeeling
After removing the gear and having a short rest, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
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