Paragliding … Riding the thermals
and sailing the blue sky like the Himalyan Eagle can be
thrilling experience. Paragliding facilities are available
at Solang Nallah and Marhi. Tourist are advised to undertake
the sport only through the operators who are registered with
the Tourism Department. Also insist on the pilot showing you
his registration license issued by the District
Paragliding is organized in
Kullu valley throughout the year at Solang Valley, located
14 kms from Manali and other locations like Marhi, Fatru,
Bijli Mahadev etc. There are generally two kind of flights:
1. Short flights : The
client is taken 100 - 150 mts up the slope and takes a
flight along with the pilot in the two seater paraglider.
The flight lasts for approximately 60 - 90 seconds.
2. High flying :
Approximately 20-30 minutes flight and arranged at Fatru,
Kothi and Bijli Mahadev. Mainly for experienced pilots who
have done short flights.