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Paragliding in Rishikesh

Paragliding in Rishikesh is an adventure that often stays hidden among other activities. But Trip Tradition promotes Paragliding in Rishikesh to fulfil every adventurer’s dream of flying high in the skies. Imagine panoramic views of lush green valleys, river Ganga and mountains; Rishikesh Paragliding offers it all. Rishikesh is an adventure hub famous for activities like paragliding, rafting, bungee jumping and trekking. A unique adventure awaits you in a spiritual capital where the Ganga flows and the Himalayas stand tall. Embrace the thrill and enjoy flying over the serene landscape above Rishikesh.

About Rishikesh Paragliding

Thano, located just a 20-minute drive from the city, is the only spot for Paragliding in Rishikesh. Offering flights up to a height of about 5000 feet, this spot is one of the best spots for paragliding near Rishikesh for short, long and powered flights. The duration of paragliding ranges from 5 to 20 minutes, depending on the flight mode. Trip Traditions conducts paragliding with certified safety equipment, including reserve parachutes, and is operated by highly experienced government (UTDB) certified pilots. Your safety is our top priority, so that you can enjoy the thrill of paragliding to the fullest.

  • Paragliding Point: Thano, Near Rishikesh
  • Timing: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Weight – Min – 30kg, Max – 95 kg
  • Age Limit – 14 yr (minimum)
  • Flying Height – 5,250 ft.
  • Contact Number – 7300930325

Paragliding Price in Rishikesh

Flight Type

Duration

Cost

Short Fly

7 to 10 min

INR 3500/Person

Long Fly

12 to 15 min

INR 4500/Person

Powered Paragliding

25 to 30 min

INR 7800/Person

Videography – INR 500

*Note—This flight duration is the average time spent flying in the air; the duration of paragliding completely depends on the wind.

Activity Highlights

  • Fly over the majestic Garhwal Himalayas and lush Doon valleys.
  • Flight with Government Safety Guidelines
  • Enjoy peace of mind with experienced pilots who ensure your safety.
  • For all levels: Perfect for beginners to enjoy flying.
  • Exciting cross-country and acrobatic flights for experienced pilots.

Package

Inclusions
  • Short & Long Flight
  • Certified Pilot
  • Total transportation from our office.
  • Paragliding equipment – includes helmet, harness and reserve parachute.
  • Instruction from a certified paragliding instructor.
  • Fitness check-up.
  • Trip Tradition Verified Package Voucher
Exclusion
  • Insurance
  • GST
  • Any expenses.
  • Any damage to personal property during the paragliding activity.
  • Bad Weather
  • Anything not mentioned in “Inclusions”.

Safety

  • Harness: A seat-like structure that connects the pilot to the wing, offering support and attachment points for other equipment.
  • Reserve Parachute: An emergency parachute is used if the main wing fails.
  • Helmet: Protects the pilot’s head in case of a crash or hard landing.
  • Variometer: A device that measures the rate of climb or descent, helping pilots find and stay in thermals.
  • Radio: Essential for communication with other pilots and ground support, especially in emergencies.
  • Gloves: Protect hands from the cold and improve grip on the controls.
  • Boots: Provide ankle support and protection during takeoff and landing.
  • Altimeter: Measures altitude, which is crucial for navigation and safety.
  • Emergency Landing

Booking Terms & Policies

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 by us (bad weather or emergency), any applicable refund will be processed within 7 business days using the original payment method. But if you cancel your booking yourself, then no refund will be given from our side.

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.

FAQs about Paragliding Rishikesh

Paragliding in Rishikesh is not as popular as other activities like rafting, bungee jumping and camping, but it is available there. The nearest paragliding spot is Thane, which is 20 km from Rishikesh.

Paragliding in Rishikesh is open from October to June and remains closed during monsoon.

The minimum age of the paraglider should be 14 years, and the maximum age should be 60 years.

Safety measures include flying with certified and experienced pilots, using high-quality and regularly maintained equipment, ensuring that weather conditions are conducive to flying and following all pre-flight instructions and guidelines given by instructors.

It is advisable to wear comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing such as long-sleeved shirts, long pants, and sturdy shoes. Sunglasses and sunscreen are also advisable. You may also want to bring a small camera or Go Pro if the operator lets you capture your flight.

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