Himachal Pradesh Opens New Paragliding & River Rafting Hubs Across The State

by Sanjana Shenoy
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Adventure enthusiasts, India has no dearth of adventure sports to fulfil your desires. Right from ziplining in Bangalore, scuba diving in Lakshadweep, caving in Meghalaya to sky diving in Mysore, the possibilities are endless. Now, you can visit Himachal Pradesh to check off paragliding and river rafting from your adventure bucket list. The best part is that you may not even encounter crowds here as the state has opened new adventure sports hubs in unexplored parts of the region. Here’s what you must know.

Himachal Pradesh’s Pandhara, Prashar & Lahra Now Offer Paragliding Experiences To Tourists

Himachal Pradesh recently launched a new initiative titled  Nai Raahein Nai Manzilein. This scheme aims to explore possibilities of adventure sports in unexplored areas of Himachal Pradesh. According to Times Of India, you can expect to go paragliding in various districts of Kullu like Pandhara, Gadsa, Khargan and Nangabag. In Kangra, you can head to Tang Narwana and Khirku. The newly discovered adventure hubs in Chamba include Darouta to Lahra (Khajjiar), Lahra to Darol and Raina to Nainikhad Jarei. If you visit Mandi, Prashar and Spenidhar are two sites that offer a scenic paragliding experience to adventure enthusiasts.

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Visit Nadaun To Dehra Bridge On Beas For River Rafting

River rafting fans can visit a new site on the Beas river from Nadaun to Dehra Bridge. Tourism and Civil Aviation Director Yunus has revealed that tourists visiting Shimla, Chamba, Kangra, Mandi and Kullu can go paragliding and river rafting to never before visited, hidden areas of the state. Thanks to this government initiative, you can not only explore a new area, but also fulfil your adventure cravings in a safe and professional manner. Manali’s Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports (ABVIMAS) also offers professional training courses to paragliding pilots to ensure tourist safety. So forget the usual Bir-Billing, and visit these sites for a thrilling experience.

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Adventure lovers, if you want to know where you can start your bucket list from, then here’s a small video to help you out. Our Chief Editor, Kamiya Jani has ticked many adventures out of her bucket list. Here’s her experience.

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