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Paragliding in Manali

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to defy gravity? If not, then paragliding in Manali will allow you to do so. Paragliding in Manali is ideal if you are looking for an adventure that ignites your spirit and pushes your limits. Manali is a paradise for every adventure lover in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. Whether you are an adrenaline junkie or want to conquer your fears, Manali Paragliding caters to all levels of adventure enthusiasts.

  • Location- Solang Valley, Manali, Himachal Pradesh
  • Weight – Min – 35kg, Max – 85 kg
  • Age – 14 yr (minimum)
  • Timings – 9:00 am – 5:00 Pm
  • Flying Height – 8000 feet

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About Manali Paragliding

Heart-pounding paragliding becomes special when you experience the grandeur of the Pir Panchal Range. The Beas river flowing below looks like a small stream. With access to a height of approximately 12000 feet, Manali is the premier paragliding centre of India. Manali has two forms of paragliding: the first short flight and the second long flight. The short flight begins over a short distance, lasting about 5 to 6 minutes. The same long flight can last about 30 minutes to 1 hour. In long-flight paragliding rides, you will also get the options of motor paragliding and normal paragliding. To cover long distances, motor paragliding has been started in Manali, which you can also enjoy.

Manali Paragliding price

The cost of paragliding in Manali starts from INR 1500/ Flight onwards. Also, we have two options for paragliding:-

  • Short flight: This flight lasts 10 to 15 minutes and costs around Rs. 2000 per person.
  • Long flight: If you choose the long flight, you will enjoy a more extended experience of around 20 to 25 minutes, and the cost will be Rs. 2400 per person.

Remember that these prices are subject to change, so you can check with us for the latest information.

Flight Type Duration Price Per Person
Short Fly 5 to 7 minutes INR 1200/-
Long Fly 20 to 25 minutes INR 3600/-

*Note- If you want to add a Go Pro camera to film the flight, you must pay an additional fee of Rs 500/-. Paragliding price is subject to change during the weekend season, New Year or other special days.

Best time to try Paragliding in Manali

Solang Valley, located in Manali, hosts paragliding and many other adventure activities. Clear skies and perfect weather are essential for paragliding flights, which can be accomplished without any natural interference. Paragliding becomes popular in Manali from April to June and again from October to March. This time is absolutely suitable for paragliding, as there is very little chance of bad weather. For an exciting paragliding experience in Manali, aim to arrange your trip during these months. Just be prepared for some crowds!

  • Experience the freedom of a bird in the Solang Valley of Manali, situated at an altitude of approximately 2438.4 metres!
  • Capture memories of your adventures with our Go-Pro camera (optional).
    Enjoy the mesmerizing views of the lush green Solang Valley, snow-capped Pir Panchal peaks and the flowing Beas River.
  • Familiarize yourself with paragliding protocols under the guidance of our skilled and experienced instructors.
  • For a unique adventure, explore the top paragliding routes like Gulaba-Madhi-Majach-Brighu Lake.
  • View the breathtaking hills of Manali with the view of the sky that will truly mesmerize you.
  • Plan your visit between May to June and September to October for the best experience.

Inclusions

  • Transportation from our office to the paragliding site.
  • Paragliding equipment, including helmets, harnesses, and reserve parachutes for participants.
  • Instruction from a certified paragliding instructor.
  • Health Check-Up.
  • Complimentary refreshments.

Exclusion

  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Any medical expenses incurred during the paragliding activity.
  • Any damage to personal property during the paragliding activity.
  • Paragliding will not be done during bad weather.
  • Anything not mentioned above.

Booking Terms: 

You must pay 30% of the booking amount to book a journey. Upon receipt of this payment, you will receive a confirmation shortly. The balance amount should be paid on the day of arrival before commencing the journey.

Cancellation Terms:

  • Any cancellation on or before 30 days from the scheduled journey will not be deducted from the booking amount.
  • For cancellations 30 to 15 days before the scheduled journey, a cancellation fee of 50% of the booking amount will be deducted.
  • Cancellations within 7 days or less of the scheduled journey will attract a cancellation fee of 100% of the booking amount.
  • In case of a 'No Show' (immediate failure without prior cancellation), no refund will be issued under any circumstances.

Refund Terms: If your booking is canceled, any applicable refunds will be processed within 10 business days using the original payment method.

Confirmation Policy:

  • On successful booking, customers will receive a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours.
  • If the preferred time slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule will be arranged as per the customer’s choice, and a fresh confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
  • Customers may cancel their booking before confirmation, and a full refund will be processed.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellation 3 days before the travel date will attract a cancellation fee of 0% of the total travel cost.
  • Cancellations made 1 to 3 days before the travel date will attract a cancellation fee of 40% of the total travel cost.
  • Cancellation between 0 hours to 1 day before the travel date will attract a cancellation fee of 100% of the total travel cost.

FAQ about Paragliding in Mussoorie

The cost of paragliding in Manali ranges from Rs 1200 to Rs 4500. The cost of paragliding in short ranges between INR 1200 to INR 1500, providing a flight of 8 to 15 minutes. The same 15 to 25-minute flight costs between Rs 2000 to Rs 4500. If you want to add videography with paragliding, you must shell out 500 to 1000 rupees extra.

The best time for paragliding in Manali is during the spring and summer months, from April to September. The weather is usually clear and sunny, with light winds during these months.

You can do paragliding at these places in Manali:-
Solang Valley: Solang Valley, located about 14 km northwest of Manali, is one of the most popular paragliding spots in the region.
Marhi: Marhi, situated on the way to Rohtang Pass, is another famous paragliding spot near Manali.
Fataru: Fataru is a paragliding take-off point about 13 km from Manali.
Gulaba: Gulaba, located about 22 km from Manali, is known for its natural beauty and suitable wind conditions for paragliding.
All these places are in Manali, but Solang Valley is the nearest and most famous paragliding spot to Manali.

Like any adventure sport, paragliding in Manali also carries some risk. However, paragliding in Manali is generally considered safe when conducted with professional operators who prioritize safety and follow strict guidelines. Himachal Tourism registers certified pilots here. Reputed paragliding operators in Manali prioritize safety by providing well-equipped equipment, experienced and certified pilots, and following safety protocols. They closely monitor weather conditions and operate flights only when it is safe.

Several paragliding sites exist in Manali, but the most popular is Solang Valley. Solang Valley is located about 13 kilometres from Manali town. It is a beautiful valley with stunning views of the Himalayas. The paragliding launch site in Solang Valley is located at an altitude of about 8,000 feet.

For paragliding, first, you have to reach Manali. Solang Valley is Manali's most famous paragliding point, located just 14 kilometres from Manali. You can book any local taxi from the Manali bus stand to reach Solang Valley. As soon as you reach Solang Valley, you will find many local paragliding offices that offer you paragliding for short and long flights. You can book your paragliding slot online from Trip Traditions to avoid all these hassles. Our team will take you with complete transportation from our office to the paragliding point, from where you can take off for paragliding.