Hang gliding and Para
sailing are the newer adventure experience in India.
It is a dream come true
for a man to be able to fly high above the sky. Man has always longed to
fly. It is great experience for a man to soar over hills and valleys and
rising slowly, silently with thermals like the birds. Except during the
monsoons, hang gliding is safe throughout the year; so is Para gliding,
which is safer and easier to learn.
India is fast growing as a major aero sports destination. And, Northeast
India has the potential to become one of the best sporting destination.
The long stretched Himalayan range contrasted with the vast river valleys
landscape offer wide scopes for activities like Para Sailing, Para Gliding.
Though, the entire northeastern part is still to be discovered, it has
abundant source for adventure sports. Northeast India is perfect for Hang
gliding and Para sailing.
Some places for Hang gliding and Para sailing
Para-Sailing & Hang Gliding
A totally new sport, Para-sailing, has been introduced by Assam Tourist
Development Corporation to attract domestic and foreign tourists. The ideal
place for Para-sailing near Guwahati is North Guwahati.
The Haflong is one place for - gliding, para-gliding and trekking.
Hang Gliding also has potential here. The ideal place for Hang Gliding are
Kamakhya Hills and hills around Kaziranga.