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Rajendra Saini

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First of all the activity location to happen was easy to reach by following the location provided by Thrillophilia at the voucher as well the local ope...

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Marut Gill

5.0

Crew there was very welcoming, the activity suits both beginer and experienced once, the equipment was too good, my pilot was professional and friendly...

Paragliding In Lonavala Overview

Location:  Kamshet Tower Hill or Shelar Site (Karanjgaon)
Timings: 9 AM or 3 PM

About Paragliding In Lonavala:

India is a country with naturally lofty hills, as well as two huge mountain ranges, the Western Ghats and Himalayas. This makes India a perfect land for paragliding. For those living or visiting the western reaches of India, Kamshet and nearby destinations are the ideal spots of paragliding, in Maharashtra. Kamshet is a beautiful destination located at about 110km from Mumbai and 45km from Pune that is decked with the beauty of the Sahyadri Ranges and valleys.

- Embark on an exciting experience of paragliding near Lonavala in Kamsheet with a set of certified pilots and flying enthusiasts.
- A daylong course will take you through paragliding of 3 different types namely; Classic Tandem, Instructional Tandem, and Acro Tandem.
- A two-seater plane will take you high up in the air from where you can take your paragliding flight with a certified instructor.

The recommended time for paragliding in Lonavala and Kamshet is October to May whereas from June to September is monsoon season in India, it is recommended to have word with the destination expert before booking. Photos and videos cost INR 500 per passenger. The operator will be providing an Action camera to record.

Paragliding In Lonavala Variants: 

Joy Tandem - This basic ride is designed for beginners who just want to soar in the sky. Simply sit it back and enjoy the ride.
Flying time: 8 - 10 min
Control:  Pilot controls
Type of flying: Basic flying

Instructional Tandem​ - You have control while flying. The pilot will instruct you and take care of safety. You can taste the flying on your own.
Flying time: 10-15 min
Control:  Pilot controls
Type of flying: Basic flying

Acro Tandem - This is an extreme adrenaline rush ride. Only highly experienced pilots can take you to this ride.
Flying time: 15 - 20 min
Control: Pilot controls
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How to reach Lonavala Paragliding Site: 

When its east wind, the activity will be held at Kamshet tower hill, and when its west wind, the activity will be at the Shelar site (Karanjgaon). The destination will be informed on the date of travel in prior.

1) For Kamshet tower site: Come to Kamshet via old Mumbai-Pune highway. Mumbai to Kamshet distance is 102 Km. Pune to Kamshet distance is 49 Km. Lonavala to Kamshet distance is 19 km. The meeting point is near Rangoli Hotel. You have to park your car or bike beside the hotel because the road till the flying site is not suitable for cars/bikes. From the meeting point, you will be travelling in a jeep till the flying site. Jeep cost is a thousand rupees one way. The cost will be divided by the number of passengers. Also, while returning you can hire a cab till the meeting point.

2) For Shelar site: Pune to Karanjgaon distance is 53 Km whereas it is 110Km from Mumbai. You can easily reach the Paragliding spot in your private vehicle.

Child Policy: Children are not allowed for the activity. 

Suitable for: Age group between 18 - 50.  

Note: 
Travelling cost to and from Hotel Rangoli to Paragliding spot is not included
The package offers paragliding experience with professional guide and proper training. 

Activity

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Other Inclusions

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  • Safety Gears
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  • Pilots charges

Things To Carry

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  • Valid ID proof
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  • Thrillophilia Voucher
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  • Snacks
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  • Water
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Camera

Advisory

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  • Please note that paragliding is a wind dependent sport and there’s a possibility of last-minute reschedules or cancellations, which are beyond Thrillophilia's control.
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  • Carry Clothing: T-shirt, full pants, shoes (please avoid slippers/ open footwear, cap).
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  • Please carry water bottles with you.
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  • Please avoid flying immediately after meals. A minimum gap of 2 hours is suggested.
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  • Physical fitness and sportive inclination are essential prerequisites to learning this sport.
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  • Those with heart, respiratory, blackout, or dizziness problems must seek doctor’s advice.
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  • In case of loss or damage of equipment, due to negligence or intention on the part of the student, the student will have to cover the costs involved.
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  • All students have to furnish an indemnity form.
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  • Students below the age of 18 will need the written consent of the parent/ guardian.
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  • Your time slot will be booked based on weather conditions
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  • The flying base is at Kamshet, near Lonavala

Tour Type

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  • This is a group tour

Paragliding In Lonavala: Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • Same Day cancellations are non refundable.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Paragliding In Lonavala: Refund Policy

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  • If refunds are in Thrillophilia wallet, it will be added in 3 business days.
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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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    Story by Rajendra Saini

     Rated : 5.0

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    First of all the activity location to happen was easy to reach by following the location provided by Thrillophilia at the voucher as well the local operator guide us through WhatsApp and always available to respond towards our call. Secondly, the place is breathtaking with good photos and nice nature-walked before and after the activity. Thirdly, the Paragliding was just AWESOME, Fourthly, the pilot was expereinced and the whole staff was friendly... Overall it was simply GREAT and UNFORGETTABLE ADVENTURE.

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    Story by Marut Gill

     Rated : 5.0

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    Crew there was very welcoming, the activity suits both beginer and experienced once, the equipment was too good, my pilot was professional and friendly both of us we had a great adventure in the sky along with the Magnificient view of the place...We request for videos and photos the price was okay with INR 500 and instantly shared with us...

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    Story by Aanandaswarup Chopra

     Rated : 5.0

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    Don't miss this activity when you are around Lonavala, purchasing tickets online was affordable than booking on the ground, the staff were skillful and the paragliding expereince was super superb... unexplainable views and flight in the air... You must-experience yourself.

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    People Also Ask About Paragliding In Lonavala

    1. What do you wear for paragliding in Lonavala?

      It is recommended that you wear a T-shirt, full pants and shoes for the paragliding activity. You should avoid wearing slippers or open footwear for the activity.

    2. What is the best time to do paragliding in Lonavala?

      The best time to do paragliding in Lonavala is from October to May. During this time, the sky is comparatively clear and you can enjoy the paragliding activity to its best. On the contrary, it is advised that you avoid booking the package during the monsoon season between June to September. For a better experience, it is advised that you book the package after having a word with the destination expert.

    3. Is Lonavala paragliding safe?

      Yes, Lonavala paragliding is safe. All the safety parameters are in place before you start with the activity. Additionally, the package includes professional and trained instructors to ensure that you have a safe activity. Moreover, you are requested to carefully listen to the instructions provided by the guide.

    4. What is the age and weight limit of paragliding near Lonavala?

      The age group for paragliding is between the age of 18 years to 50 years. For students below the age of 18 years who want to participate in the activity should get the written consent of parent or guardian. The maximum weight limit for the paragliding activity is 95 kg.

    5. What are the timings of Lonavala paragliding?

      The timings of Lonavala paragliding is from 9 AM to 3 PM. The activity is for 30 minutes.

    6. What are the different packages available for paragliding in Lonavala?

      The different packages available for paragliding in Lonavala are Joy Tandem, Instructional Tandem and Acro Tandem.
      - Joy Tandem: This is a basic package ride that is designed for beginners. You just have to sit back and enjoy the ride. The flying time for this package is between 8 mins to 10 mins.
      - Instructional Tandem: In this package, you can fly on your own and take control while flying. The pilot instructs you and takes care of your safety. The flying time for this package is between 10 mins to 15 mins.
      - Acro Tandem: In this package, you can enjoy an extreme adrenaline rush. You enjoy this ride only with a highly experienced pilot. The flying time for this package is between 15 mins to 20 mins.

    7. What is the cost of paragliding near Lonavala?

      The paragliding in Lonavala price starts from 2275 INR per adult. You can book this package from Thrillophilia and experience the thrill of paragliding with professional and experienced training instructors.

    8. Can kids do paragliding in Lonavala?

      No children are not allowed to do paragliding in Lonavala. The minimum age required for one to participate in the paragliding activity is 18 years. Any person below the age of 18 years willing to participate in the activity must have written consent from parents or guardians.

    9. What is the duration of paragliding in Lonavala?

      The duration of paragliding in Lonavala is around 30 mins including the training timings. The duration depends on the package that you select. For the Joy Tandem package, you can enjoy the activity for 8 min to 10 min. For the instructional tandem, you can enjoy the activity for 10 min to 15 min. For the Acro Tandem, you can enjoy the activity from 15 min to 20 min.

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