Paragliding in Sikkim is a popular activity for all adventure junkies within India and even a few outside the country! This Northeastern state has lush green valleys and snow-capped mountains all around! So imagine the thrill when you take a flight over the hills, the valleys and the colourful monasteries for a full 18 minutes!

Sikkim paragliding has gained a lot of traction in recent years with the advent of better technologies and better instructors! Quite a few adventure companies have opened shop here and are offering the best of features to make sure you get your money’s worth and are safe at the same time! The package provided by Thrillophilia includes the instructor’s fees, helmet and safety suit. Once you are assured that you are safe, you can freely float around in the air and enjoy your adrenaline rush!

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Paragliding in Gangtok: Soar High in the Sky

Gangtok

Activity Location : Ranka, GangtokActivity Timings : 10-20 min approxOpening hours :  9 AM  - 4:00 PM depending upon the wind conditionParagliding – a thrilling adventure sport that allows you to soar high, with the vast expanse of nature underneath. Ranka is a small town situated 20 km from Gangtok is the only place to enjoy Paragliding in Sikkim.Key Highlights : Feel the silence of the mountains and let you bring back to life. Get a chance to witness the beauty of the whole region as you fly high up in the air with this paragliding in Gangtok experience. You will be accompanied by a trained instructor or pilot during your paragliding in Gangtok activity. This paragliding activity lets you experience the thrill at an altitude of about 2,200 meters.This paragliding in Gangtok activity offers you to choose the package options. You can choose either the high fly or a medium fly. With Medium fly, you will fly at a medium altitude of about 1300- 1400 meters and with the High fly, you will fly at a medium altitude of about 2200 meters. Conclude this activity after 20 minutes and head back home with lots of memories.Landing takes place at a stadium field at Reshithang Sports Village. The package is inclusive of the sharing ride from the landing site to the take-off point. The site is surrounded by a picturesque green valley. A team of certified pilots and adventure enthusiasts who have a verified track record to provide services will accompany you during the flight.On the way back do pay a visit to Ranka monastery which has been featured in several bollywood movies.Additional information:Package options:High fly (2200 meters)Medium fly (1300- 1400 meters)How to Reach :The paragliding spot is located towards Baliman Dara, Ranka. It’s a half an hour drive from MG Marg in Gangtok. You can easily reach here by public or private transportation.
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Multi Adventure Day Out in Sikkim Best Seller
Multi Adventure Day Out in Sikkim

1D

Gangtok

Adventure in Sikkim is one of the highest forms of adrenaline that you can get. The high Himalayas has gifted this place with a lot of great avenues for adventures of different forms, and this multi-adventure package of Sikkim brings you the opportunity to taste all the exhilarating experiences that the state has to offer. The package includes high adrenaline adventure sports like Paragliding, Ziplining, and many other high rope courses ranging from 5 to 55 feet from the ground. The adventure activities available in this Multi-Adventure day package are as follows:1. Taste of Paragliding Flight-A short paragliding flight organized so that you can get the taste of what flying in the Himalayas actually feels like. The flight actually lasts for a total of 5 to 8 minutes depending on the wind and weather conditions. You will be in the hands of a trained pilot who will guide you through the experience and will also get a certificate at the end of the experience. 2. Sikkim Valley View Flight-A medium range flight experience which allows you to view the beautiful valleys of Sikkim, giving you the chills as you look at the snowcapped peaks followed by the rolling green hills of the region. The view will be breathtaking as you slowly glide down towards the earth during a flight of 10 to 12 minutes depending on the wind and weather conditions. You will be with an expert pilot for the experience and will also get a certificate at the end of the experience. 3. Mountain Range View Flight- A longer and more satisfying paragliding flight experience that starts from a comparatively higher altitude and goes on for a longer duration, about 15 to 20 minutes depending on the wind and weather conditions. You will be getting to see an aerial view of the long ranges of Himalayas that reign this part of the country. Flying along with a pilot, you will be enjoying every second of it and will also get a certificate at the end of the experience. 4. Camping and Flying-When you decide to take it all up a notch, the best package for you is to go for an overnight camping and enjoy a short flight for 8 to 10 minutes of paragliding. The overnight camping includes an amazing and cozy place to spend the night in, delicious food to keep you powered for the fun, and the company of like-minded individuals. You will also have a professional support team to make sure that your experience is safe and sound, as much as it is interesting for you. 5. High Rope CoursesWith a wide variety of courses available on the site, you get to enjoy courses that vary in height from about 5 to 55 feet above the ground. With a wide variety to choose from, you will get 5 packages where you can choose to enjoy the high rope courses available. These packages are a) Ziplineb) 3 Activities without Ziplinec) 6 Activities without Ziplined) 9 Activities without Ziplinee) 10 Activities including ZiplineThe rope courses that are included are Log walk, Burma loop, Burma Bridge, Bassoon Chair, Net Bridge, Zigzag Bridge, Fidget Ladder, Commando walk, and Mowgli walk. 
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People Also Ask About Paragliding in Sikkim

  1. Which are the best places to do Paragliding in Sikkim?

    There are only two certified locations for paragliding in Sikkim- one is Buliman Dara and another is in Bulbulay Dara, both are located close to Gangtok.

    - Buliman Dar: Only medium fly paragliding flights take off from this location. These flights fly up to 1400 m maximum and are tandem flights. Which means an experienced and certified pilot accompanies the passenger on the whole flight. This way, the passenger need not worry about his safety and can enjoy his 10 minutes in the air, among the mountains. After 10 minutes, you will land a few km away at the Reshithang Sports Village.

    - Bulbulay Dar: This is the only other certified location for paragliding in Sikkim, other than Buliman Dar. But only high fly paragliding operations take place from this location. These flights go as high up as 2200 m and offer even better views than medium fly. This place is located even further up the hill from Reshithang Sports Village in Ranka. The total flight time, in this case, will be 20 minutes.

  2. What is the Best Time for Paragliding in Sikkim?

    The best time to do paragliding in Sikkim is either in the summer months or in autumn, right after the monsoon! In the months of April and May, the weather is pleasant, and the region is mostly dry. There will be negligible chances of your paragliding adventure getting cancelled due to rain! Even in late August and September, the weather is cooler, and the air is drier. So these months are the best to take advantage of the excellent location and go paragliding in Sikkim!

  3. How many types of flights are available for Paragliding in Sikkim?

    There are two types of flights available while paragliding in Sikkim.

    - Medium Fly- You fly up to a height of 1400 m, and it takes around 5-10 minutes. You get to view Gangtok and a few Himalayan peaks!

    - High Fly- In this flight of Sikkim Paragliding, you will get to soar up to a height of 2200 m and the thrilling adventure will last for 20-30 minutes. You will get to see Tashi Point and Bojoghari Village from high up in the air!

  4. What are the tips to remember for Paragliding in Sikkim?

    If you are going for Sikkim paragliding, keep a few things in mind:

    Book your tickets in advance as this activity is popular.
    Carry the receipt issued by whatever company you made the booking with.
    Carry sunscreen and sunglasses.
    Start earlier from your hotel as the whole process may take up to 2 hours.

  5. What is the age limit for paragliding?

    It is advisable only for adults of age 18 and above to do Sikkim paragliding.

  6. At what height can you fly for a medium flight in Gangtok?

    For a medium flight, you can fly up to 1400 m from the ground!

  7. What are the advantages of taking a high flight in Gangtok?

    The advantage of taking a high flight is that you can get a wider range of view and see beautiful points like Tashi Point and Bojoghari village also!

  8. What do you wear to paragliding in Sikkim?

    You should ideally wear sportswear while paragliding in Sikkim, along with good sports shoes. Make sure you are wearing sunglasses and sunscreen as well!

  9. Is there a weight limit to paragliding?

    Yes, the weight limit for Sikkim paragliding is 120 kg or 265 pounds.

  10. How much does paragliding cost in Sikkim?

    Medium flight costs 2500 INR, and high flight costs 4500 INR while paragliding in Sikkim.