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- Take Off Site: Astanmarg Harwan Srinagar - 2
Paragliding is an adventure sport, where the participants do free flying with the help of a gliding aircraft with no hard structure. No prior training is required since the participant will be accompanied by a trained co-pilot. To do paragliding, the paraglider must be over 10 years of age and the weight of the paraglider should be Minimum 40 kgs to100 kgs. Paragliding is not an activity recommended for pregnant women, people with a heart problem, sinus problem, respiratory problem, ear infection, and claustrophobia. The total duration of the paragliding is inclusive of the briefing by instructors, strapping on and off of safety harness, and actual flying time.Total Duration is 60 mins.
Details of Activity
> Minimum age 5 years.
> 35kgs to 95 kgs weight limit.
> Video charges seperate to be paid to pilot.
> Incase of bad weather booking will be rescheduled or refunded*.
Astanmarg Harwan Srinagar
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Aero sports activities are a rage amongst those visiting the Kashmir valley. Paragliding is the most popular aero sports in Kashmir amongst the numerous aero sports and adventure activities in Kashmir. Paragliding in Jammu and Kashmir is a popular adventure sport that attracts tourists here.
Paragliding in Gulmarg Kashmir gives tourists a view of beautiful hamlets and hills at an awe altitude of 2730 meters and beautiful, spine-chilling views. Jammu, Kud, Batote, Sanasar, and Nathatop are the places in Jammu region best suitable for this adventure sport. There are a lot of adventure clubs in Jammu in Sansar and Batote that offer paragliding facilities. For both parasailing and paragliding at Sanasar, Jammu proper training camps are organized. Equipment for paragliding is simply offered in Jammu as well as the regional companies in Jammu and Sanasar.
The natural factors like excellent wind condition and landscape of the Kashmir are remarkably suitable for this type of paragliding. A paraglider can go about 800-1000 feet high during his paragliding flight. The best times for paragliding in Jammu and Kashmir are the period of May-June and September-October.
Paragliding normally requires you on the tour of your majestic mountains and green valleys and of Kashmir. Searching from over, you'll locate the sight of your valley which is virtually breathtaking. Tourists can choose to glide over lakes, valleys or mountains. One can choose to take glide in a Parachute with a pilot or can go solo over the valleys, lakes, and mountains of these places. Paragliding in Sanasar can be experienced by taking short flights operating from Sanasar (take off) to Kud (Landing) for the duration of two to three minutes. One can even enjoy a high flying in Nathatop at an altitude of 1500 to 2000 feet for 8 to 10 minutes.
The most popular places for paragliding in Jammu and Kashmir are Pahalgam, Hajan, Srinagar, Ashtang Marg, Sonamarg, Gulmarg. You can contact or vist our website seawatersports.com for more detail information.
Apart from Paragliding, you can also experience other adventure activites like Gondola Cable Car Ride, Horse Riding, Skiing, River Rafting, Hot Air Balloon Ride, Mountaineering and Trekking in Kashmir.
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Q.1 Which are the best places for Paragliding in Jammu and Kashmir?
Q.2 Is it safe to do Paragliding?
Ans Yes, it is.
Q.3 What is the minimum age required for paragliding?
Ans The age should be above 6 years and if you are below 18 you need your parent’s authorization.
Q.4 What should be the weight of a paraglider?
Ans The weight of the paraglider should be within 90 kg.
Q.5 Do I need a license for paragliding?
Q.6 What are the best times for Paragliding?
Ans May-June and September-October
Q.7 What are the things a paraglider can see during his flight?
Ans A paraglider can enjoy the view of gorgeous and exotic landscapes, breathtaking mountains, meandering lakes, enchanting valleys and amazing natural scenarios from the top.
Q.8 What is the duration of a paragliding flight?
Ans 12-15 minutes.
Q.9 What is the height of the take-off of a paragliding flight?
Ans Flight takes of from 7700 feets heigh and lands at 5400 fts height.
Q.10 How fast can a paraglider go?
Ans 12 – 47 mph.
Q.11 Can people with Heart, sinus, respiratory problems try paragliding?
Q.12 What other activities can we do in Jammu and Kashmir except for the paragliding tour?
Ans Shikara Ride
Angling and Fishing
Hot Air Ballooning
Q.13 Is it a good idea to do Paragliding in Kashmir?
Q.14 I have claustrophobia but I’m not scared of heights. Can I try Paragliding?
Ans No. It’s too risky to try for the people who have claustrophobia.