Top Places for Paragliding, Skiing & Other Adventure Sports In North India

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Adventure sports in North India

Adventure sports in North India include activities like skiing in Himachal Pradesh and other winter sports offer a truly unique experience. This is best done between October and November; however, between December and February, on bright days, the climate is also suitable for Paragliding, Skiing, and Sledge Rides amidst beautiful snow-clad locations.

Here is the list of 18 Top Places for Paragliding, Skiing & Other Adventure Sports In North India

1. Bir, Himachal Pradesh

Bir, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Paragliding in Bir Billing Tibetan Colony Chokling Monastery

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Bir is a small town located in the state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India. Bir Billing is a popular destination for adventures sports such as paragliding, treks and also as the town for meditation.

Best Time: Throughout the year

15 Bir Attractions

2. Serchhip, Mizoram - A hidden colour of Mizoram

Serchhip, Mizoram - A hidden colour of Mizoram
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Known For : Vantawng Falls Chhingpuii Thlan Thenzawl

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Most famous for being the district with the highest literacy rate in India, Serchhip in Mizoram is a place that can provide you a unique and vibrant experience.

Best Time: Throughout the year

4 Serchhip Attractions

3. Mussoorie, Uttarakhand - The queen of hill-stations

Mussoorie, Uttarakhand - The queen of hill-stations
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Known For : Lal Tibba Kempty Falls Gun Hill

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If your idea of the perfect holiday involves tranquil hills, untouched nature and a holiday experience that is unadulterated in the truest sense of the term, Mussoorie is the place you should be heading to. Nestled amidst the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges, Mussoorie, also known as Queen of The Hills, stands at an altitude of 7000 feet above sea level, and has a cool, pleasant climate throughout the year. The pristine, natural beauty of Mussoorie makes it a very popular choice of holiday for honeymooners. If you want to enjoy the beautiful sight of the rolling green slopes juxtaposed with the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas, Mussoorie is the place for you to be.

Best Time: September to June

30 Mussoorie Attractions

4. Sanasar, Jammu & Kashmir - A quieter, lesser known adventure

Sanasar, Jammu & Kashmir - A quieter, lesser known adventure
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Known For : Paragliding Wilderness Adventure Camps(WAC) Naag Mandir

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One of the lesser known hill stations in Jammu-Kashmir region, Sanasar is an adventure enthusiasts' haven offering various activities such as paragliding, rock climbing, abseiling and trekking.

Best Time: April to June

10 Sanasar Attractions

5. Manali, Himachal Pradesh - Lover's Paradise - India's Honeymoon capital

Manali, Himachal Pradesh - Lover's Paradise - India's Honeymoon capital
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Known For : Solang Valley Rohtang Pass Adventure Activities in Manali

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Nestled in between the snow-capped slopes of the Pir Panjal and the Dhauladhar ranges, Manali is one of the most popular hill stations in the country. With jaw-dropping views, lush green forests, sprawling meadows carpeted with flowers, gushing blue streams, a perpetual fairy-tale like mist lingering in the air, and a persistent fragrance of pines and freshness -  Manali has been blessed with extraordinary scenic beauty. From museums to temples, from quaint little hippie villages to bustling upscale streets, river adventures to trekking trails, Manali has ever a reason to be the tourist magnet it is, all year round.

Best Time: October to June

43 Manali Attractions

6. Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh - Mini Switzerland of India

Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh - Mini Switzerland of India
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Known For : Adventure Activities in Khajjiar Khajjiar lake Kalatop wildlife sanctuary

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Often referred to as 'mini-Switzerland of India', Khajjiar is a small town near Dalhousie which provides tourists a unique combination of forests, lakes and pastures.

Best Time: Throughout the year

9 Khajjiar Attractions

7. Naukuchiatal, Uttarakhand

Naukuchiatal, Uttarakhand
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Known For : Lake Naukuchiatal Boating, Naukuchiatal Bhimtal Lake

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Naukuchiatal, a small picturesque lake village is a destination for those who seek quietude and tranquility beneath the shade of pure nature. As the name of the place suggests, this place is mainly known for its nine cornered lake which measures up to 1 km in length and 40 m deep.

Best Time: April to June, September to November

10 Naukuchiatal Attractions

8. Patnitop, Jammu & Kashmir - Photographer's paradise

Patnitop, Jammu & Kashmir - Photographer's paradise
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Known For : Nathatop Paragliding in Patnitop Skiing in Patnitop

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With endless meadows and panoramic views of the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas, Patnitop is a perfect place to experience nature at its picturesque best and widest.

Best Time: Throughout the year

12 Patnitop Attractions

9. Spiti, Himachal Pradesh

Spiti, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Chandratal Lake Key Monastery Kunzum Pass

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Long winding roads and picturesque valleys presenting glimpses of cold deserts and snow-crowned mountains, with intermittent greenery and picture-perfect villages welcome you when you set foot into Spiti Valley. Bordered on all sides by the Himalayas, Spiti Valley, located in Himachal Pradesh, has an altitude of 12,500 feet above sea level, and gets around 250 days of sunshine in the year, making it one of the coldest places in the country. With the thick Himalayan snow cutting Spiti off from the rest of the country for around 6 months a year, the summer months are the only time Spiti is directly accessible via motorway.

Best Time: Mid May to Mid Oct

31 Spiti Attractions

10. Tattapani, Himachal Pradesh

Tattapani, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Hot Water Spring River Rafting in Tattapani Shiva cave

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A popular tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh, Tattapani is a quaint area nothing short of a wonderland. Almost 60 kms away from Shimla, it treasures several attractions lying amid nature in its best form. This beautiful place nestled among the mountains is something you don't want to miss.

Best Time: October to June

9 Tattapani Attractions

11. Kufri, Himachal Pradesh

Kufri, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Kufri Fun World Skiing in Kufri Horse Ride to the Mahasu Peak

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Kufri in Shimla district, Himachal Pradesh is one of the most sought after holiday destinations, and more so for couples, because of its proximity to Shimla and relatively higher altitude which makes it a place with snow all through the winters.

Best Time: November to March

9 Kufri Attractions

12. Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh

Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Hatu Peak Skiing in Narkanda Tannu Jubbar Lake

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Surrounded by forests and woodlands, Narkanda is a quaint little town in Shimla district which is popular for skiing in winters.

Best Time: Throughout the year

6 Narkanda Attractions

13. Auli, Uttarakhand - The skiing destination of India

Auli, Uttarakhand - The skiing destination of India
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Known For : Skiing in Auli Auli Ropeway Trishul Peak

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Dotted with the apple orchards, old oaks and pine trees there is no dearth of natural beauty in Auli. Apart from skiing you can also go for numerous treks in the hills of Garhwal Himalayas and enjoy the spellbinding views of the snow-draped mountains. Auli is a popular hill resort in the Himalayan range dating back to 8th Century AD.

Best Time: Throughout the year

12 Auli Attractions

14. Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir - The Skiing School and Honeymoon

Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir - The Skiing School and Honeymoon
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Known For : Gulmarg Gondola Skiing in Gulmarg Alpather Lake

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Situated at an altitude of 2730 m above sea level, Gulmarg is surrounded by snow covered mountains, lush green meadows, deep ravines, evergreen forested hills and valleys.

Best Time: October to June

20 Gulmarg Attractions

15. Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh - The land of god

Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh - The land of god
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Known For : Reckong Peo Kalpa Sarahan

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Kinnaur, also known as "Land of god" is about 235 Km from Shimla and is known for its serenity and beauty of the lush green and rocky mountainscape having Satluj, Baspa and Spiti river snaking through it.

Best Time: April to October

11 Kinnaur Attractions

16. Manali, Himachal Pradesh - Lover's Paradise - India's Honeymoon capital

Manali, Himachal Pradesh - Lover's Paradise - India's Honeymoon capital
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Known For : Solang Valley Rohtang Pass Adventure Activities in Manali

177 active cases 121 in last 7 days

Nestled in between the snow-capped slopes of the Pir Panjal and the Dhauladhar ranges, Manali is one of the most popular hill stations in the country. With jaw-dropping views, lush green forests, sprawling meadows carpeted with flowers, gushing blue streams, a perpetual fairy-tale like mist lingering in the air, and a persistent fragrance of pines and freshness -  Manali has been blessed with extraordinary scenic beauty. From museums to temples, from quaint little hippie villages to bustling upscale streets, river adventures to trekking trails, Manali has ever a reason to be the tourist magnet it is, all year round.

Best Time: October to June

43 Manali Attractions

17. Patnitop, Jammu & Kashmir - Photographer's paradise

Patnitop, Jammu & Kashmir - Photographer's paradise
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Known For : Nathatop Paragliding in Patnitop Skiing in Patnitop

547 active cases 332 in last 7 days

With endless meadows and panoramic views of the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas, Patnitop is a perfect place to experience nature at its picturesque best and widest.

Best Time: Throughout the year

12 Patnitop Attractions

18. Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir

Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir
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Known For : Aharbal Waterfall Tarsar and Marsar Lake Kungwattan

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Pulwama, a small town in Srinagar district, is famous for its apple orchards, waterfalls, natural springs and scenic valleys.

Best Time: Throughout the year

10 Pulwama Attractions

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