Paragliding in Jammu and Kashmir

Paragliding in Aero sport is a rage amongst those visiting the Kashmir valley. Amongst the numerous aero sports, paragliding is the most popular adventurous tourist activity in Kashmir. Also, it is one of the latest adventure sports that are picking up fast in the Kashmir valley. Para gliding takes you on a tour of the green valleys and majestic mountains of Kashmir. Looking from above, you will find the sight of the valley almost breathtaking. There are a number of adventure clubs in Jammu, Sanasar and Batote that offer paragliding facilities. At Jammu and Sanasar, proper training camps for both paragliding as well as parasailing are organized. Paragliding equipments are easily available at the tourist office in Jammu and the local agencies in Jammu and Sanasar. The best time for paragliding, especially in Sanasar, is the period of May-June and September-October.

Equipment can be hired from the tourist office in Jammu city. The resort is 19 kms from Patnitop and a road connects the two. Sanasar can be reached by bus or taxi from Jammu, via Kud and Patnitop. Accommodation is available in J&K TDC huts for aero-sport enthusiasts.

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