Skydiving in India is a growing activity.  Tourists even say that India is one of the hubs for this activity as one can find one of the best skydiving places in India.

The instructors follow proper training, recognised by global standards offering skydivers a safe experience. The highest skydiving in India is done from around 15,000 feet above sea level.

Here are some of the best places for skydiving in India.

  • Aamby Valley City in Maharashtra

If you live in Mumbai, Pune or any other city in Maharashtra, you can head to Aamby Valley to get a taste of the adrenaline-pumping sporting activity and get one of the most thrilling experiences of your life. Many people from in and around Maharashtra are known to flock to this place to experience one of the best skydiving in India.  

The highly-trained instructors from the US and Europe will guide you through every step so that you can have a safe and memorable jump. They use the best equipment that is thoroughly checked before and after flight. 

As you take a dive from about 14000 ft above sea level, and descend below, you can get a bird’s eye view of the majestic valley and the vast western ghats below. It is known to offer one of the best skydiving in India.

Closest station – Lonavala/Karjat

How to reach – You can drive from Mumbai directly to the Aamby Valley or take a train from CST and reach Lonavala or Karjat and then take a taxi. 

  • Deesa in Gujarat

Gujarat is one of the most popular tourist places in India. Desert, wildlife sanctuary, temples, historical monuments, UNESCO sites, the place has it all and more. And, now it is gaining popularity as one of the best places for skydiving in India.

The Indian Parachuting Federation and Sports Authority of Gujarat organise many skydiving camps here throughout the year, except during the monsoon season. Here you can indulge in all three kinds of jumps, i.e., tandem jump, free fall and static line jump. 

As you leap out of the plan, you will be treated to surreal views of the city landscape. So, whether you are heading to Gujarat for a different reason, or just for skydiving, it is surely going to be one of the best experiences you will have in your life. 

Closest station/Airport – Ahmedabad airport

How to reach – You can drive from Ahmedabad airport or station directly to the spot.

Where to stay – You can combine your thrill-seeking skydiving experience with premium living at the Club Mahindra Resort in Ahmedabad, Kensville Golf Resort

  • Puducherry in Tamil Nadu

While Puducherry is known for its beautiful beaches, exquisite French architecture and peaceful atmosphere, it is also known for skydiving in India. Though most tourists come here to relax by the beach and unwind, there are adventure-hungry tourists who like to take in the beauty of the city differently by skydiving. 

The skydiving operators regularly operate camps from the Puducherry airbase to let the tourists enjoy the best skydiving experience in India. So, if you are planning a trip to the puducherry soon, go skydiving and tick it off your bucket list. 

Closest airport– Chennai

How to reach – You can drive from Chennai directly to the Puducherry air base. 

Where to stay – You can stay at the Club Mahindra Resort Puducherry and enjoy heart-warming hospitality and a range of specially curated premium services that will delight you.

  • Narnaul in Haryana

To promote adventure tourism in the state, the Government of Haryana has introduced Skydiving to let tourists and locals enjoy the thrill of skydiving in India rather than going abroad. The highly trained staff provide detailed instructions on safety and conduct a one-hour training before you can get ready to board the flight. 

When you are up in the sky at about 10,000 ft above sea level, the historical monuments, the vast landscape of green fields and the lakes will appear to be mere spots on the surface. But as you descend below, the picture will become clearer, leaving you mesmerised by the sheer beauty. 

Closest Airport – Delhi airport

How to reach – You can drive from Delhi airport to Bachhod Airstrip in Narnaul. It’s about 2-hour drive

  • Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh

Aligarh is known for its University, which is one of the important learning centres in Uttar Pradesh. However, recently, it has quickly emerged as one of the best skydiving places in India, as many tourists come here to satisfy their hunger for adventure.

It is the perfect place for skydiving in India without worrying about safety. The experts take every precaution to ensure that you are fully fit to take the leap. A part of the safety drill is undergoing a fitness test. Being close to the national capital, Delhi, you can surely include skydiving in your itinerary on your next visit to the north. 

Closest Airport – Delhi airport

How to reach – You can drive from Delhi Airport to Aligarh Air Base. It is about a 3 to 3.5-hour drive. 

  • Mysore in Karnataka 

Mysore is one of the best places for skydiving in India. It offers an exhilarating skydiving experience that is not to be missed. Located amidst the scenic landscapes of Mysore, the skydiving facility attracts thrill-seekers from all over the country.

The professional instructors, trained in advanced skydiving techniques, ensure that your jump is both thrilling and safe. They provide comprehensive training sessions before the actual dive, covering all the necessary safety protocols and equipment usage.

As you leap from the aircraft at an altitude of approximately 10,000 feet, you'll experience the ultimate adrenaline rush. The freefall gives you a breathtaking aerial view of Mysore's lush greenery and iconic landmarks, followed by a serene parachute descent.

Closest Airport – Mysore Airport 

How to reach – Mysore is easily accessible by road, rail, and air. You can take a direct flight to Mysore Airport or travel from nearby cities like Bangalore by bus or train. The skydiving facility is a short drive from the city centre. 

  • Dhana in Madhya Pradesh 

Dhana, a small town in Madhya Pradesh, is a hidden gem for skydiving in India. Known for being one of the first places in India to offer commercial skydiving, Dhana provides an unforgettable experience for those seeking an adrenaline rush.

Instructors who hold certifications from reputable organizations like the United States Parachuting Association (USPA). These instructors have extensive experience, having trained students in over a thousand jumps.

Dhana offers various skydiving packages and hosts several events throughout the year. Training for a solo or static jump typically lasts up to three days, with the first day dedicated to ground training. During this initial phase, students are trained at a height of 4,000 feet. They are then released from the airplane with a parachute that opens at 300 feet after the jump.

Closest Airport – Raja Bhoj Airport, Bhopal 

How to reach – Dhana is easily reachable by road from Bhopal, which is well-connected by air and rail to major cities in India. The skydiving centre is located near the town, making it convenient for visitors to access. 

  • Hyderabad in Telangana 

Hyderabad, the vibrant capital of Telangana, offers an exhilarating skydiving experience for adventure enthusiasts. The city's skydiving facility is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and experienced instructors who ensure a safe and memorable dive.

For those seeking an adrenaline rush in Nagarjuna Sagar, skydiving is a must-try activity. Jump from a plane under the guidance of top-notch trainers licensed by the United States Parachute Association. These trainers ensure your safety and help ease any fears with their encouraging, humorous, and friendly demeanour – exactly what you need when solo jumping from 4,000 feet.

The adventure begins at Nagarjuna Sagar Airport. You'll undergo three days of training before taking the plunge. As you dive, enjoy the breathtaking view of the River Krishna Valley. The freefall lasts for about 30 seconds, after which the parachute will smoothly bring you down to the ground.

Closest Airport – Rajiv G5andhi International Airport 

How to reach – Hyderabad is well-connected by air, road, and rail to major cities across India. The skydiving facility is located on the outskirts of the city and is easily accessible by car or taxi.

So, which of the above best skydiving places in India do you want to try? You could simply head to the closest skydiving spot from your city and experience the thrill. 

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