Para Gliding, Jaisalmer
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Travel Tips

  • Find the best instructor who can teach you the necessary points before paragliding.
  • Know about the risks engaged with this sport.
  • If you don’t feel good enough to start the flight then cancel the plan entirely.
  • Do not hide any fear in yourself.
  • Overcome the phobia.
  • Check the equipment to be sure about your safety.
  • Do not start on your own. It is not possible in any way.
  • If possible enrol yourself in a pre-flight program to get control over it.
  • Master the basic technique.
  • Know the terms and ways of landing.
  • A successful flight starts with a good launch. So learn the technique of a good launch even in the hard condition.
  • Check the wind condition before starting the journey.
  • Avoid taking the sport if you are physically and mentally fit.
  • Carry emergency medical kit.
  • Wear sunglasses during the sunny days.



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Route/ Place

India is blessed with its vast range of offerings to serve the cravings of the footloose community. Starting from snow-covered high mountains to dry desert to sea-blue beaches, everything is present from north to south and east to west. Rajasthan is one of the leading tourist destination favoured by domestic and international travellers due to its sheer level of enchanting beauty. The main attractions of this state is royal palaces and forts with magnificent architecture, colourful handicrafts, classical music, classical dance forms, delicious cuisines. This is called as the state of culture and heritage because of its grandiosity. Any tourist visiting India can’t turn back the call of this highly exquisite state. India had a short of offerings in adventurous sports in its area other than mountains and hilly regions. But presently, with the growing demand a place like Rajasthan is providing adventure sport like paragliding in Jaisalmer. This culturally enriched state of India is offering this sport in the Thar Desert which is 42km away from Jaisalmer. A camel ride or a night long camping in the middle on the Thar Desert may stay as the most fantasying experience for years.

 
Equipments

Glider, harness, helmet, reserve parachute, variometer are the basic important equipment for paragliding. Three main points of a successful paragliding experience consists of safe launching, turning and landing. Always check the harness which will keep you attached in a firm way with the paraglider.

 
Places to Stay

 
How to Reach

  • Jodhpur airport is the nearest airport from Jaisalmer. Several domestic carriers are making regular trips by connecting this place with other major cities of India.
  • The nearest railhead is Jaisalmer which is connected via trains of Indian railway on regular basis. Some premium luxury trains make a stop at this station also.
  • Regular buses are connecting this city with neighbouring cities of the state. Luxury AC deluxe coaches are available to offer comfortable journey. Private cars can be hired to reach this place also.

 
Surrounding Attractions

This picturesque city of Rajasthan is famous for the Thar Desert which is one of its kind present in India. The royal heritage of the past Kings can be experienced by visiting this city. The beauty of unique architecture of the ornate Jain temples, the view of the setting sun on the desert, yellow sandstone houses, sculptures are the few facts of this jewelled city. Jaisalmer fort, Sam Sand Dunes, Patwonkihaveli, Badabagh, heritage museum, Gadsisarsagar lake, Jain group of temples, Folklore museum, Pokhran fort, Khaba fort, Akal wood fosil park and etc are some of the fewest attractions of this city.

 
Emergency No.

  • Police: 100 or +91-2992-252233
  • Medical: 5287903
  • Railway enquiry: 131
  • Airport Enquiry: + 91-2992-52960 +91-2992-51742

           Tourism office: +91-2992-252406