Get a bird’s eye view of Kerala, at nearly 6,000 ft above sea level. The paragliding season starts from September and offers great flying conditions until January and again, from March to May. Float like a cloud and take on the blue skies and chat with the birds. Vagamon in the district of Idukki is fast emerging as the paragliding hotspot. The paragliding Grand Prix held during September every year brings together paragliders form across the world.
Kolahalamedu hill, located 4km from Vagamon, provides the perfect platform for paragliding. Over 3,000 feet in height, it has a 10km long ride that is perfect for take-off and landing. Cool climes, tea garden, meadows, grass lands and shola forests add to the charm of Vagamon.
Located about 50 km north of Thiruvananthapuram city. Varkala beach with its magnificent cliffs is another destination that is been sought after as a paragliding site.