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Paragliding in Nainital

Did you ever wish to fly like a bird in the beautiful skies of the Himalayas? If yes, then paragliding in Nainital, Uttarakhand is for you. Paragliding in Nainital offers an experience filled with thrill and excitement. The breathtaking views of mighty Himalayan ranges and the aerial view of the entire valley gives you an out of the world experience. In nainital paragliding, you’ll fly upto 3000 ft above sea level in a flight varying from 5 to 45 minutes. 

Quick Facts:

  • Location: Naukuchiatal Road, Nainital – 263136
  • Timings: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Minimum Age: 14 yr
  • Wieght: 35 – 80 kg

Paragliding in Nainital: Price

The price of paragliding in Nainital is 1600 rupees for 5 to 10 minute fly. Below is the price chart for different paragliding fly.

Package TypeDurationPrice
Short Fly4-10 minRs 1600/ person
Medium Fly15-25 minRs 3200/ person
Long Fly30-45 minRs 6500/ person

About the activity:

One has to reach our office in Naukuchiatal Rd at Nainital. From there you’ll travel to the take-off point with us. Once your turn arrives, the parachute is attached to your body with straps. Paragliding in Nainital is a tandem fly in which a pilot accompanies you. In your fly, you’ll cover an aerial distance of 1 km. Paragliders will catch majestic views of Naukuchiatal and Kumaon peaks. One does not need any prior knowledge or experience for paragliding; just need guts and follow your pilot’s instructions for a smooth and safe flight.


  • Flying
  • Safety Gears
  • Licensed Pilots
  • Certified Instructors


  • Anything not mentioned in “Inclusions”

Safety For Paragliding in Nainital:

  • Clear any doubts you may have with the instructor to ensure a safe and exciting paragliding experience.
  • Wear tough sports shoes, warm thermals, and wind-proof jackets. Choose track pants over jeans for a comfortable running while taking off.
  • Parachutes are changed every year to ensure the safety of the tourists and provide them with a hassle free ride.
  • Experienced pilots are must because one should have proper knowledge about the wind pressure and conditions accurately before starting with the flight procedure.
  • Our operators have valid documents and clearances from the forest and aero sports departments in Uttarakhand.

Below are the best options to reach Nainital.

By Road: Naukuchiatal has smooth roads which are well-connected to the major destinations in Northern India. The total distance of Nainital from Delhi is 300 km, approx. 6 hours and 30-minute drive. Buses are also available from ISBT Kashmere Gate/Delhi Bus Stand or book your seat in a privately operated bus for Nainital available from Majnu ka Tilla.

By Train: The nearest railway station is Kathgodam from where Naukuchiatal is at a distance of 26 km. Catch a train that runs frequently from Delhi to Kathgodam. You can hire a cab or taxi from Kathgodam Railway Station to reach Naukuchiatal.

By Flight: Pantnagar is the nearest airport located about 55 km from Bhimtal. Taxis are easily available from the airport to drop you at Naukuchiatal.

FAQs about paragliding in Nainital?

September to December and March to June are considered to be the ideal seasons for enjoying paragliding in Nainital. You experience the lush green fields and snow covered mountains with a pump in your adrenaline. 

The starting price of nainital paragliding is Rs 1600 per person for a 5-10 minutes fly. However, the price depends on the duration of flight, low duration fly attracts less charge as compared to long fly. Below is the price table.

Package TypeDurationPrice
Short Fly4-10 minRs 1600/ person
Medium Fly15-25 minRs 3200/ person
Long Fly30-45 minRs 6500/ person

Below are the age and weight requirements:

Age : This activity can be enjoyed by anyone above 14 Years.

Weight: The minimum weight required is 15 Kg and maximum a person up to 120 Kg can enjoy Paragliding in Nainital.

Apart from paragliding in Nainital at Naukuchiatal, one can go paragliding in bhimtal.

To book your nainital paragliding, you just need to pay Rs 400 p.p advance, rest Rs 1000 per person has to be paid at arrival. Post successful payment, we will email you a booking voucher.

Paragliding in Nainital can last anywhere between 10-30 minutes depending upon the type chosen and can go up to a speed of 20-27 kmph.

It is advisable to wear light clothes that are full in length such as a t-shirt and trousers/jeans. Saree, skirts, etc. are not allowed. Along with, one must wear closed shoes. Flip flops and sandals are not allowed.

Apart from the well-maintained and high-quality equipment that is checked every day and sanitized after every use, all activities are performed under professional supervision, and international standards of safety are maintained throughout. Along with, social distancing is maintained throughout to ensure utmost hygiene and safety.

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