The joy of
being aloft in the wind and thrill of defying the elements are
what Para sailing, Hot Air Ballooning and Hang Gliding
are all about. In these sports, once off the ground, the
sportsman is on his own. Though these activities are in their
infancy in India but are becoming popular.
is fast emerging as a major Aero sports destination. The long
Himalayan range contrasted with the vast desert landscape
offer opportunities for activities like Para Sailing, Para
Gliding, Hot Air Ballooning, and Para Jumping.
Solang slopes offer one of the best Para Gliding flights. PARA
SAILING has been a regular sport at Billing in the Kangra
valley. Other areas coming up for this sport are the Nilgiri
hills in the South and the Eastern Himalayas in Darjeeling/Gangtok
addition there are many more excellent locations and
facilities for gliding at Kangra, Kasauli, Dharamshala, Satra,
Sinhgarh, Shimla, Pune, Kamshet, Mhow, Indore, Mysore, Ooty
and Shillong. Solang valley near Manali is one of the most
popular sites for PARA GLIDING.