Paragliding in Manali
Sight Address : Paragliding – Solang Nala is situated 14 km from the scenic city of Manali, at an altitude of 8135 feet. Edit
Paragliding in Manali, this game is playing during summer season. Fresher or experienced both can do paragliding as it is done under training of professional guides. Manali is considered as ideal place for the supporter of paragliding. The game is avoided in the season of winter because of the unsuitable conditions or weather. The best time for paragliding in Manali is May to September as in these months weather is suitable and the breeze is also favorable. It is really a thrilling experience to fly in sky and view the surroundings. There is least risk while paragliding as the professional pilot is taking care of every thing. For inexperienced person there is short flight and for experienced person there is high flight.
Best Season to VisitEdit
May to October.
Best Time To VisitEdit
Time Required for SightseeingEdit
Ticket Required : Yes Edit
Individual National Adult Rs. : Joy Ride Rs. 650/- for two minutes.
Long Fly Rs 1500/-for 10 -15 minutes.
Kids Rs. : N.A.
Individual Foreigner Adult Rs. : Joy Ride Rs. 650/- for two minutes.
LONG FLY Rs 1500/-for 10 -15 minutes.
Kids Rs. : N.A.
Still Photo Camera Rs. : N.A.
Video Camera Rs. : N.A.
Guide Required : No Edit
Approximate cost: N.A.
Dress Code (If Any) : No Edit
Dress Require: N.A.
Restaurants NearbyAdd / Edit
How to ReachEdit
Taxi : This is place is well connected by road and it is easily accessible by taxi.
BUS : This place is well connected by the bus services in Manali. The Manali bus stand is situted in the centre of town on the Mall Road. Bus fares will range around Rs 3 to 10 per km. bus service in Manali is quite poor and buses are normally very crowded as it is the preferred mode of transport for the locals. The buses are few and not so frequent. Hence travelling through buses can be quite hard, while travelling in Manali, buses can best be avoided.
Train : The nearest rail head is Joginder Nagar which is 166 km from Manali. Joginder Nagar is a narrow gauge railway station hence the connectivity is not very good. Other closest railheads are at Chandigarh (310 km) and Ambala (300 km). The comfortable way to reach Manali is to catch Delhi-Chandigarh- Shatabadi Express. Reaching Chandigarh by train and then take the bus or private taxis as per their convenience to reach Manali. After getting down at Manali take an auto-rickshaw, bus or hire a taxi to reach this site.
Air : Bhuntar, which is 50 km away from Manali, is the nearest airport and Bhuntar is connected to Delhi by air. Delhi is the major nearest airport, which is about 565 km away from Manali. Delhi airport is well connected with all major cities in India and many cities abroad. Taxi services are available from Bhuntar to Manali, which costs about Rs 1000. After getting down at Manali take an auto-rickshaw, bus or hire a taxi to reach this site. Contact:
Indian airlines office, Delhi gate- Ph 410999
Jet Airways – 2561105
Kingfi sher Airlines – 1800 2093030
Others : Auto rickshaws is also available here. Auto rickshaws in Manali are very costly, and do not run on meter. Auto rickshaw drivers may demand exorbitant amounts to travel from one point in the city to another point. Before taking Auto rickshws ask on hotel reception or any residential person about fare of auto. A trip from the Mall Road in Manali to the Solang Valley can cost you around Rs 200 through an auto rickshaw, while the same trip will cost you just Rs 10 through bus. There are no separate night fares.
Things to CarryEdit
Carry Sunglass, sunscreen lotion, camera, food,plenty of water ,woolen clothes,cold cream and some light jackets.
Safety / WarningEdit
• Have cash in pocket cause very few ATMs that too on Mall-Road only.
• Beware of road-side guides.Never ever hire them.
• Have hotel close to Mall-Road so you can enjoy night life at Manali.
• Have healthy breakfast, cause at sight-seeings, only eatable food you get is Maggi noodles. (Its lovely, but, to eat hot Maggi in cool temp.).
Fire Brigade 101
Police Station of Manali- 252326/100
Tourist Information Center91-1902-52175