Highlights of the Kamshet Parachute Association
Embark on an exhilarating paragliding experience over the panoramic fields of the Sahyadri
Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the beautiful village of Kamshet, located in the Western Ghats
You will be assisted by trained pilots and flight enthusiasts who will ensure a safe experience
Cherish unforgettable moments with your flight registration and certificate.
About Kamshet Paragliding:
Just a 2.5-hour drive from Mumbai, Kamshet is a beautiful hill station nestled among the naturally high hills of the Western Ghats. The place is famous for many adventure activities and is also known as paragliding paradise of Maharashtra. Book this paragliding in Kamshet and chase the sky to mountains and plains with certified pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Witness the aerial views of the Sahyadri mountain ranges and feel the natural wind on this adrenaline-pumping adventure. Working hours are 8:00-14:00 in winter and 15:00-19:00 in summer. There are three types of paragliding experience available:
Classic paragliding tandem
Teaching tandem paragliding
Acro-tandem with paragliding
Flight duration varies depending on weather conditions and the activity you choose.
Your working hours will be confirmed according to operator vacancies. Arrive at the activity location according to your reserved time. The launch point of this paragliding is at Kamshet which is a popular place for paragliding. Before the activity, trained experts conduct a quick briefing. Take off and enjoy panoramic views of the vast expanse of the Sahyadri Mountains and a bird’s eye view of Kamshet village. In summer, the take-off takes place from the place of Lake Pavna, which is located at an altitude of 350 meters, and after the start you go higher. Takes off from Tower Hill (800-900 feet) in winter (operating from October to February) and is also one of the most popular flight destinations in India.
How to reach?
The venue is an exceptional location and can only be accessed by private vehicle. You can book a car for 4-5 people at a minimum price of INR 1200 to pick you up and take you directly to the venue. The reception is at Hotel Rangoli in winter, so from October to February, and at Pavna lake in summer, so from March to May.
Nearest Railway Station: Pune Railway Station is the nearest railway station which is 46 km from Hotel Rangoli and 55 km from Pavna Lake. Nearest Airport: Pune International Airport is the nearest airport which is 60 km from Pavna Lake and 50 km from Hotel Rangoli. Note:
The activity cannot be used by people who weigh more than 95 kg and are under 6 years old. Photos and videos are available at an additional cost of INR 500. (Don’t forget to bring your microSD card.)
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Do your research before you go paragliding in Kamshet
Children aged 6-18 are permitted and children in this age group must be accompanied by a parent/guardian). Times are subject to wind flow and changes to the aforementioned schedule will be announced at the construction site. Seniors who have an illness should also inform the duty nurse. The instructor reserves the right to reject any participant deemed unsuitable for participation in the activity. Participants are not allowed to carry sharp objects, lighters, suitcases, alcohol, knives, etc. Before and after the exercise, the participants must follow the instructions given by the teacher. Any broken or damaged items will be charged at actual cost. The package does not include personal expenses or personal items. Any meals or transfers not mentioned in the itinerary are considered excluded from the contract. Bring water bottles. Your appointment will be booked depending on weather conditions
You should report at Hotel Rangoli, Kamshet, Old Pune-Mumbai Highway (NH4). For safety reasons, Kamshet paragliding is not recommended for women who are more than 3 months pregnant, have undergone major surgery, or have a broken leg/arm, chronic back or neck pain, etc. Physical fitness and athletic inclination are important prerequisites for learning this sport. You should wear a T-shirt, full trousers (no saree/skirt), shoes (no trousers) and a hat. You can also bring sunscreen, glitter, snacks and water bottles and a camera to take pictures!
Capture your experience with an HD camera for just INR 500 extra. Don’t forget to bring a microSD card. If you have motion sickness, we recommend avoiding flying immediately after eating. After eating, we recommend taking a break of at least 1-2 hours. The maximum weight of Kamshet Paragliding is 95 kg. Kamshet paragliding has no age limits for adults.
Kamshet Paragliding FAQs
What should I remember before paragliding in Kamshet? Before trying a sport, you should get enough information.
You must master the skills necessary for the activity
Paragliding should be practiced in a favorable climate when the wind is normal.
You must be within the age limit for paragliding and you must not be overweight according to the criteria mentioned. Listen carefully to all instructions and be alert.
What is the best time to go paragliding in Kamshet? October to May is the perfect time to try windsurfing in Kamshet. At that time, the average wind speed is about 20 km/h, which makes flying easy. The winter season starts in October and lasts until February. The months between March and May are the summer months of Kamshet, when the temperature is higher. Monsoon season is the worst time to go paragliding in Kamshet as bad weather can hamper your adventure ride.
What clothes should I wear for paragliding in Kamshet? You should always wear comfortable clothes for paragliding in Kamshet to be safe