Situated in the Dehradun district of the Uttarakhand state of India, Mussoorie is a very popular hill town and sees a number of people visiting from all over the country. It sits beautifully at the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayas and is often called the Queen of the Hills. It towers over the renowned Doon Valley and is named after the Mansur shrub. With its verdant natural beauty surrounded by the glittering views of Shivalik ranges, it is a favourite weekend getaway for many.
At an altitude of 6,579 feet, it offers a plethora of adventure activities for outdoorsy travellers, like short treks, hikes and even paragliding. It has a lot of sightseeing spots like Kempty Falls, Municipal Garden, Sir George Everest’s House, Nahata Estate, Lake Mist, Nag Devta Temple and Jwalaji Temple among others.
If flying like a dream is on your wish list, then this is just the activity for you. While going for Tandem Paragliding at Mussoorie you don’t really need to have any special skill sets or prior experience, as all you have to do is to comfortably sit, while your paragliding pilot takes you for the most unforgettable ride of your life.
Mussoorie with hills and ideal wind conditions is a fantastic place to enjoy this activity. You are given a complete set of instructions before the flight and we expect you to fully adhere to them. The pilots and other support staff are highly trained and experienced professionals and your safety is as important to them.
As soon as you take off and your feet are in the air, you will sense an adrenaline rush like never before. It will be a mix of thrill, excitement and fun. The pilot would have all the controls in his hands and according to the wind direction he would maneuver the glider. Carry a camera with you as these are some moments you would want to keep forever in the form of pictures.
While Tandem Paragliding in Mussoorie, you would have 15 – 20 minutes of flying time, which is a lot while you are in the air. It is the easiest and one of the best ways to experience the exhilaration of free flight.
What to Wear?
While there is no particular way you need to dress up for this activity, we still recommend wearing clothes that are comfortable like track pants, t-shirts, sweatshirts and proper shoes that tie up. Also remember to apply sunscreen and wear tinted sunglasses to keep you safe from the harmful rays of the sun.
Flight Duration: 15 – 20 minutes
Season: May to June
Accessibility: Conveniently connected to Delhi by road. Taxi and bus services to Mussoorie are readily available at regular intervals. The closest rail head is Dehradun. Nearest airport is Jolly Grant Dehradun.
1. Flight briefing by instructor
2. 15-20 minutes of tandem joyride - a taste of the skies with an experienced pilot
1. GST @ 5.0%
2. Transportation cost
3. Personal expenses such as table drinks, rooms services items, laundry, telephone calls, tips, etc.
4. Any additional expenses caused by disturbance in trip program due to circumstances like weather conditions, sickness, natural disasters, riots etc.
5. Liability for or insurance against injury, loss of life, accidents or loss of goods