Aero Sports Tours
India is fast coming forth as a major destination for various aero sports because of its long Himalayan range that provides chances for activities & actions like Parasailing, Hang-gliding, Paragliding, Hot Air Ballooning, Para Jumping, etc. Though, it will still require some time for the state of Jammu and Kashmir to attain fame as a hand-gliding landmark.
Yet the location of a flat vale encircled by high mountains is an idealistic terrain for hang-gliding. The most popular destinations to try hand gliding are the meadows & hayfields at the foot of mountains such as Yusmarg, Gulmarg and Sonmarg and one might go to the Suru and Zanskar valleys for hot-air ballooning. Pushkar, Manali, Shimla, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, etc are some other popular destinations for hot-air ballooning in India. Manali is globally famous among adventure enthusiasts with many aero-sport and other adventure sport activities. Hot Air Ballooning in Solang Valley in Manali is a unique lifetime experience.
Paragliding is the most recent aero sport to take the world by surprise and its root dates back to as late as 1940s, when an aviation pioneer, Dr. Francis Rogallo registered for a patent for his compromising Delta Kite. But it was not until the early 1980s that parachutes were foot-launched on a regular basis from hills.
Since then this sport has been quickly amplifying. Thousands of people all across the world accept and found this sport convenient, absolute fun and a secure medium of hanging glide in the air. With a imagination to make India the leader in paragliding, over the past three to four years, many training courses were coordinated by various organizations such as Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering.
An ample number of people have been trained as pilots now and are adequate to of flying solo. Sansar in Jammu and Kashmir is one of the most concerning spot that whirls a bag full of wonders and wonderments when the pilots set off for the flights.