How to Prepare for the Ultimate Paragliding Experience in Kamshet

Paragliding in Kamshet, located near Pune, has become a sought-after activity for adventure enthusiasts. This blog delves into the exhilarating world of paragliding in this beautiful region, highlighting the best time for paragliding in Kamshet, how to book your adventure, and what makes Kamshet a premier destination for both solo and tandem paragliding.


  1. Have a blast on the Kamshet Paragliding adventure, just 15-22 kilometers away from Lonavala, surrounded by the beautiful Sahyadri mountains.
  2. Get a bird's-eye view of a village in the Western Ghats as you soar in the sky with our various Paragliding options.
  3. You'll be flying for 8-20 minutes, strapped in safely with a strong harness and the best safety equipment, guided by a highly trained instructor.
  4. Plus, you can record your flight on camera, having the option of including it in your package, to remember your amazing paragliding experience in Lonavala forever.


Here's some quick info about an adventure activity in Kamshet, Maharashtra:



When to go

Winter : 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Summer : 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Who Can Try

Anyone aged 12 to 65

How Much You Should Weigh

Between 25 to 90 KG

About Kamshet

Kamshet is a beautiful hill station, just a short 2.5-hour trip from Mumbai. Located among the high hills of the Western Ghats and surrounded by green valleys and the stunning Sahyadri Mountains, it's a perfect spot for adventure lovers. It's especially great for paragliding, just 49 kilometers away from Pune, making it the go-to place for flying through the sky.

What Happens in Kamshet Paragliding

  1. First, you'll ride a Jeep from the base to the take-off spot. Remember, the Jeep ride costs extra (INR 600 per Jeep).
  2. At the site, you'll get a quick safety briefing and fill out a health form.
  3. You'll be equipped with all the safety gear you need for the flight. Your instructor and pilot, both highly skilled, will ensure you have a safe and thrilling experience.
  4. You'll run off the hillside for a few minutes before you take flight with your guide into the air.
  5. The pilot will be flying with you and adjusting the glider to the direction of the wind, keeping you safe while you enjoy incredible views of the Sahyadri Mountains and Kamshet below for 8-20 minutes, depending on your chosen package.
  6. After your flight, the pilot will help you land safely, and you'll be taken back to the take-off point.

Please Note

The Jeep ride from the base to the take-off site is not included in the paragliding price. The cost of INR 600 per Jeep will be shared among the number of passengers sitting in the jeep and covers only one-way transport.

What's Included

  1. You get to paraglide for 10-20 minutes, depending on the package you choose
  2. Photos and videos taken with a Go-Pro if you opt for it.
  3. While flying, you can experience fun moves like spirals, SATs, wing overs, and ridge dancing (depending on the tandem experience you choose)

What's Not Included

  1. Any personal spending money.
  2. Costs for getting to and from the place.

What to Bring

  1. Wear comfortable clothes.
  2. Wear Long pants.
  3. Water Bottles to stay hydrated
  4. Wear/ Carry your Sports shoes.
  5. Carry Sunscreen
  6. Sunglasses
  7. Camera or phone
  8. A valid ID proof
  9. Your UA voucher

Additional Information

Here's what you need to know before you go paragliding in Kamshet

  1. Kids between 12-18 years can join in but they need a parent or guardian with them. There's a weight limit too, which is 90 kg maximum.
  2. The timings for paragliding can change because it depends on the wind conditions. If there are any changes, you'll be told before your scheduled day.
  3. Senior citizens with any medical conditions need to report the same to the operator at the site. The instructor reserves the right to reject any participant deemed unfit to be a part of Kamshet Paragliding.
  4. Participants must listen carefully to what the instructor says before you start and after you finish the activity. Any breakage or damages will be charged at the actual price.
  5. Participants are advised not to bring anything sharp, lighters, luggage bags, or alcohol. Also, it's best to avoid eating heavy foods or drinking alcohol right before or after your Paragliding activity.
  6. Any kind of personal expense or items of personal nature are not covered in the activity so it is advised to plan in advance for it. The package also doesn't cover your meals, or transportation to get there and back. So, plan for that.
  7. Prefer wearing a T-shirt, long pants, and shoes (please avoid flip-flops or sandals), and maybe bring a cap. Don't forget to carry water bottles with you to stay hydrated.
  8. Everyone has to sign the Indemnity form approving that they understand the risks. You'll need to report near the Maruti Showroom in Kamshet, Maharashtra for Paragliding Kamshet.
  9. If you're pregnant (more than three months), recently had major surgery, or have serious back or neck issues, it's not advised to go paragliding.
  10. The group size for Kamshet Paragliding depends on the weather and the number of pilots available in the slot.

Just keep these points in mind, and you're all set for a fun adventure in Kamshet!

How to Get There

By Plane

The nearest airport to Kamshet is Pune International Airport (PNQ). It has flights from Bangalore, Goa, and Mumbai. You can also fly to Mumbai and then travel to Kamshet from there.

By Car or Bus

Kamshet is easy to reach by road. You can take a government bus from Pune, Khandala, or Lonavala. If you're coming from Mumbai, it's about 100.4 km away. Buses from Mumbai to Kamshet run often or you can opt to take a road trip with your vehicle.

By Train

The closest train station is Lonavala Railway Station (LNL), 16 km from Kamshet. Trains like the Deccan Express and Pune Gwalior Express are also some trains that stop here.


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