Have you ever wondered what it’s like to soar through the skies? If you’ve ever envied the birds and how freely they soar through the skies, it’s time to try paragliding in Kamshet. You can book tandem flights for a first-time experience, or sign up for a full paragliding course.
Kamshet is a small village situated between Mumbai and Pune and is about 20 kms from Lonavala. For adventure seekers looking for paragliding near Pune, this is an ideal option. Surrounded by the Sahyadri ghats, this place has good winds and wonderful views. Take advantage of the low rates on weekdays, and avoid the weekend rush. You can expect to pay about INR 2500 per person for a flight of 12-15 minutes on a weekday.
Apart from paragliding in Kamshet, there are plenty of other activities to try in the region around. Take a look at our list of Adventure Activities near Mumbai and Pune .
With high hills all around, paragliding in Kamshet is as smooth as sailing. With expert instructors guiding you, paragliding tandem is easy for beginners. You can expect to pay about INR 3000 per person for a flight of 12-15 minutes on a weekend. All you have to do is strap in, and let the instructor take you up on your first flight.
A paragliding course will have you learning how to manage and fly your own paraglider. There are flexible four-day courses for paragliding courses in Kamshet, where you’ll learn advanced launch and landing techniques, how to make planned approaches, how to deal with instability, and many more valuable skills. Completing the advanced courses will qualify you to fly your own paragliding equipment.
The winds and thermals are perfect for good, sustained flying, almost all year round to try paragliding in Kamshet. There's plenty to look at beneath you: the rolling landscape with the gorgeous Sahyadri hills, dotted with lakes and natural water bodies, and with the railway tracks running across. You have the option to combine your paragliding in Kamshet with an overnight stay. There’s a beautiful lakeside guesthouse for those who want a little comfort, but there are also campsites close by.