Para Gliding
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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.
  • Wear comfortable clothes. Allow yourself to learn proper knowledge about the paragliding. Know all the alleys and avenues. Clear out all the questions. Have a good preparation and check the equipment by your own to avoid any unwanted danger. Follow the rules of paragliding. If possible, take a good course of paragliding.



When to visit

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  • Dec
sprinkles Very Cold
  • 33° Max
  • -2° Min
  • 15 mm
  • Woollen
 
Route/ Place

Sikkim is the land of the adventure populations. Starting from trekking, mountaineering, hiking, mountain biking, river rafting, paragliding all are present to boost the tourist’s experience during their visit. This land of Kanchendzonga is offering exquisite delicacies to the tourists visiting the state of north-east India. Sikkim with capital Gangtok, is sitting proudly between Bhutan on east, Nepal on west and Tibet’s autonomous region on north. West Bengal is on the southern part of this state. The High number of domestic and international travellers are visiting this land to have a glimpse of the proud queen Kanchendzonga. There are two type of paragliding is present. One takes the people up above 1400 metres and another about 2200 metres. Baliman Dara is organising medium high altitude fly and Bulbuley Dara is organising high fly paragliding. These are two certified paragliding places in the state.

 
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

  • Bagdogra Airport of West Bengal from Sikkim which is 124 kilometre away. There are daily domestic flights connecting this airport from New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. The Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation has launched helicopter service from Bagdogra to state capital Gangtok.
  • New Jalpaiguriand Siliguri stations of West Bengal are the nearest railway stations. They are 125 kilometre and 114 kilometre away respectively. Shared taxis, autos and buses are available from outside the stations.
  • India National Highway 31A is the connection between Gangtok and Siliguri. This highway can be travelled through the bank of mighty river Teesta, lush greenery and valley of wild flowers. Buses, taxis, jeeps are available 24 hours at a legitimate rate. All other attractions of Sikkim can be reached from Siliguri also.

 
Surrounding Attractions

All the four district are boasted with several popular tourist places which can’t be completed within a single visit. In the East district, there are Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple, Aritar Lake, Bakthang Waterfall, Ban Jhakri Fall, Enchey Monastery, DodrulChoten, Ganesh Tok, Tsmgo Lake, Tashi View Point. Nathula Pass is one of the main interest of this part. In the west district, Khechepalri Lake, TashdingMonastry, Pelling, Yuksam, Varsey, Rabdentse ruins, SangaCholiMonastry, Rinchengpong, Kaluk, Uttorey are present for the delight of the visitors.

In north district, PhodongMonastry, Gurudongmar Lake, Yumthung, Lachung, Lachen, Thangu are equally beautiful to attract the eyes of the travellers. Temi Tea Garden, Namchi, Ravangla, Samdruptse, Borong, Menam Hill are welcoming the visitors at south Sikkim. The helicopter service is present to boost the platter of the visitors by taking them to the ride to show Kanchendzonga peak, Mount Siniolchu. It provides the bird’s eye view of the valley and the town also.

Archery, river rafting, Yak ride, rock climbing are other attractions which are keeping the adventurous enthusiasts busy.

 
Emergency No.

Foreigners Registration Offices (FRO):

FRO at Gangtok.
The FRO is located at Kazi Road, Gangtok.
Phone No. : +91 3592 203041

Superintendent of police of North District
Phone No.: +91 3592 234242

Superintendent of police of West District.
Phone No.: 953595 250763
Phone No.: 953595 250763
Phone No.: 953595 250763

Superintendent of police of South District
Phone No.: 953595 263726