Paragliding, Kamshet Overview

Kamshet is one of the top spots in India to experience the feel of paragliding in its entirety. With much experienced gliding schools and trainers, Kamshet is that hub for parasailing where you can safely indulge in the sport and make it one of the most redefining experiences of your life.

Kamshet provides paragliding opportunities for all kind of people, including paragliding schools for beginners and those who want to learn the sport properly. Nirvana adventures is the most popular group here which organizes and runs programs for paragliding. There are a few other adventure activities like rock climbing and water sports which are organized here. There are a few paragliding spots here including Shinde Wadi Hills, Kondeshwar Cliff, Tower Hill and Shelar.

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Possibility of Stayover

It is possible to find hotels in Kamshet if you want to soak in the place. However, Pune is the closest hub to Kamshet, just 45 kilometers and a two-hour drive away. So, if you're interested in staying over at the city after a day of adventure, even that is a viable option.

Medical fitness

Watch your respiratory system. If you have breathing issues, please do not undertake this activity.

General tips

Wear clothes which allow the harness to be wound securely. They should not be too tight or too loose.

Safety Tips

Choose schools which are certified and offer good safety gear. Before starting the activity, make sure your safety gear is in place. Notify your instructor in case of any glitches or discomfort.

How to reach Paragliding

  • Air: Pune is the closest airport to Kamshet if you wish to dabble in this activity from far away.

  • Rail: Kamshet can be reached easily by rail by catching any of the trains from Pune Junction. The journey takes roughly 2-3 hours. Kamshet is also accessible by trains from Mumbai which take 4 hours on an average.

  • Road: One can take cabs or buses from Pune or Mumbai and take on a fascinating journey to Kamshet which only takes a few hours and offers splendid views on the way.

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Base Town: Kamshet

Costs: Starts at Rs. 1000

Difficulty Level: Medium-Difficult

Nearest Airport: Pune

Nearest hub: Pune

Nearest Railhead: Kamshet

Nearest road city: Kamshet

Number of days required: 2-3 days

Recommended for: Groups of friends, College Trips

Region: Sahyadri Ranges, Maharashtra

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Q. Guys I wanna do paragliding. what is the cost per person n if you go directly in the day time then can you finish in 3 to 4 hrs easily?

Sanjay Rao

6 years ago
Its closed for paragliding from June to Oct due to monsoons. Check details on
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