If the flight of a bird has always fascinated you and all that you’re looking for is a few moments of freedom while you sore through the sky, go paragliding! India is home to some of the most beautiful gliding destinations and sites. Given below is a list of paragliding destinations that are simply breathtaking and await you. Challenge the adventure junkie in you and experience gliding like never before!

1. Goa

Goa is blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches in India. Paragliding at the Arambol beach in Goa is an amazing experience by itself. Climb on top of a hill, harness yourself, jump of the cliff, sail through the wind  and explore Goa like never before.

2. Manali

Manali is famously known for its snow capped mountains and is perhaps one of the prettiest hill stations in India.  Paragliding is one of the many adventure activities that this place has to offer to its tourists and it mostly takes place in the Solang Valley. This place is probably the closest you could ever get to heaven.

3. Yelagiri

The Paragliding site located in the Yelagiri hills is considered to be the best gliding site in South India. At a height of around 2000 meters above ground level, take off on a nice gradual slope and explore the Yelagiri Hills just like how a bird would.

4. Uttarakhand

Paragliding in Uttarakhand can be done in various places such as Ranikhet, Mukteshwar and Naukuchiayatal.  To experience flying like a bird through the Himalayan ranges, do visit these gliding sites when in Uttarakhand.

5. Pavana

Pavana is located close to the Pavana dam, near Kamshet on the Mumbai-Pune highway and is one of the best weekend getaways from Mumbai as well as Pune. Fly through the sky at a height of around 300 meters above ground level and explore Pavana by flying over the beautiful water bodies and green lands.

This is the closest you could ever get to feeling like a bird. Feeling free! So, if your dream has always been to fly, drop it all and go Paragliding today! This adventure activity will help you refresh your mind and challenge your fear.