The demand of parasailing is pretty high all over the world. Here are 7 Parasailing Destinations In India which you should totally pay a visit!
Parasailing is a popular kiting activity among the adventure sports lovers in India. This energetic sport is a fascinating experience for all adventure lovers. Parasailing or parakiting or parascending moulds you into a human kite. They will provide you splendid lofty views of the Indian beaches, rolling hills and primitive towns as the airy cold winds carry you above the blue waters of the ocean.
Parasailing isnât just a water sport. The dictionary definition is soaring in the sky and free-floating while being harnessed. It can be to a parachute, towed by a motorboat, car or other fast-moving vehicles. This sport is enjoyable in all seasons except monsoon. There are 4 types of parasailing â Winch Boat, Beach Platform and land parasailing.
The parachute is pulled by a boat in beaches or lakes in Winch Boat parasailing. It is the most popular type in India. Whereas in Beach Parasailing, the beach is the main support for landing and taking off. It is also pulled by a boat but a little risky. In Platform Parasailing, only one person can be under the shade. It’s advised against performing during high winds. The parachute is pulled by a car or a truck in land parasailing.
The well-known destinations in India are:
1) Parasailing in Goa
Goa is the nucleus of various activities and water sports are a must try here. Parasailing, Scuba Diving, Kayaking, river rafting are some of the enthralling things to experience in Goa. And of course, the feel of Goa is just lively and vibrant. Tourists can try parasailing in almost all famous beaches in Goa
Favourable time to go: October to June
Most Appropriate places: Calangute Beach, Anjuna Beach, Baga Beach, Vagator Beach, Candolim Beach, Dona Paula Beach and Sinquerim Beach
Maharashtra has some bewildering coastal belt and many lakes which are the experimental grounds for adventure enthusiasts. It is becoming a famous destination in India because of the topographic variations in the state. Pune is also trending including Mumbai.
Favourable time to go: October to May
Most Appropriate places: Pawna lake, Munshi lake, Khadakwasla lake and Panshet lake; Tarkarli beach, Murud beach and Devbagh beach
3) Parasailing in Himachal Pradesh
Full of launch sites, Himachal Pradesh is suitable for professional as well as non-professional parasailers in India. There are many destinations in Himachal with remarkable locations where international parasailing and paragliding events take place.
Favourable time to go: March to October
Most Appropriate places: Kullu, Manali, Solang Valley, Bir Billing Valley, Dharamshala, and Lahaul Spiti
4) Parasailing in Kerala
Kerala is popular nationwide. The comeliness of Kerala also attracts many overseas visitors. One can try numerous adventure sports here like windsurfing, bamboo rafting, river rafting, kayaking, canoeing, parasailing, water skiing. Your experience in India will be fractional without visiting Kerala.
Favourable time to go: October to March
Most Appropriate places: Alappuzha Beach, Varkala Beach, Kovalam Beach and Payyambalam Beach
Uttarakhand is a picturesque state positioned between the snow-covered mountains and sprinkled with occasional greenery of oak forests, evergreen coniferous trees. All this and the glorious water bodies make for an incredible view from the air.
Favourable time to go: May to November
Most Appropriate places: Naukuchiatal, Bedni Bugyal, Doon Valley, and Auli
6) Parasailing in Karnataka
Karnataka is slowly becoming an adventure hideaway. The beaches provide a wide range of water games. And the hilly ranges offer a good place for trekking and paragliding. You can also experience water as well as land games in the state.
Favourable time to go: October to May
Most Appropriate places: Malpe Beach, Gokarna Beach, Murudeshwara Beach (winch boat), Hosakote lake and Jakkur in Bangalore (platform)
Rajasthan is the most radiant and rare one of all the parasailing places in India. Land and platform parasailing are suitable in the vast open landscapes. The parachute pulling is by a car, commonly a sports car.
Favourable time to go: September to February
Most Appropriate places: Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Kota and Jaisalmer
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