Best Places for Skydiving in India

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Skydiving is an extreme sport where you have to go to a height and then jump from the sky. The key elements in Skydiving are “aircraft” and “parachute.” Jumping from 10,000 feet above in the sky is not easy. So, Skydiving is not for all. You should have a strong heart and passion for adventure to do a sky diving.

I once tried it. Trust me, it was not easy for me either. Firstly, I was very excited to do sky diving but when I reached on the jumping point, I got scared as hell. It took me 10 mins to gather the courage and jump.

If you are courageous enough to jump from the sky and want to experience Skydiving, there are few places to go in India. In this article, I am listing the best places for Skydiving in India.

Types of Sky Dives

Before you know about SkyDiving place, you must know the types of Skydiving. This will give you an idea about the sky diving that you want to prefer.

1. Tandem Jump

This is the simplest form of skydiving. In this, you are connected to an instructor. Both of you jump together using the same parachute and instructor do everything.

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Tandem Jump

2. Static Line Jump

In this skydiving, you are connected with a cord to the aircraft. The parachute opens automatically after the free fall of around 3 seconds. You can then fly and land the canopy yourself.

Static Line Jump

3. Accelerated Free Fall

This is the most adventures and not for faint-hearted. In this, you jump without any attachments and free fall. This is tough and requires practical training. It is also done at least from 13000 feet.

Accelerated Free Fall

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Before going further, let’s discuss the important things to consider before going for sky diving.

Things You Need to Know Before you Go Skydiving:

Almost every adventure loving person has the Skydiving in their bucket list. But before doing this activity you should know a few things about it.

  • The age of doing skydiving is above 18 years. Anyone can do skydiving unless you are pregnant women or heart problems. Also, drop zones have certain weight restrictions.
  • If you are a beginner, you can choose from two types of skydiving: accelerated freefall (AFF) or tandem freefall.
  • Remember to check all the essentials and tools before going for sky diving.
  • If you are thinking about any kind of harm you can get during skydiving, please don’t. The risk is very low.
  • The scariest time during the whole process is a few seconds you spend sitting on the edge of the airplane. After that, all things turn into excitement and analyzing life.

Best Places for Skydiving

1. Aamby Valley, Maharashtra

Aamby Valley is known for Tandem Jumps. If you are in Mumbai or Pune, you have a very good place for skydiving near you. As you free fall, you can experience the stunning landscapes beneath. Organizers are also planning to introduce other popular kinds of Skydiving as well.

  • Height: 10000 ft.
  • Price
    • Tandem Jumps Monday – Thursday INR 20, 000 | Friday – Sunday – INR 25,000
  • Timings: 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Best Time: Except Monsoon or highly windy season, you can go to any other season and enjoy skydiving.

2. Mysore, Karnataka

Mysore is located at the base of Chamundi Hills and is also home to several Skydiving events. Here, you can enjoy Tandem, Static and Accelerated Freefall jumps.

  • Height: 9000 – 10000 ft.
  • Price:
    • Tandem Jump – INR 35,000
    • Accelerated Free Fall – INR 2,50,00
  • Notable Operators: Skyriders
  • Best Time: Around the year

3. Deesa, Gujarat

Deesa is another place for experiencing different kinds of skydiving in India. Here, you can experience Accelerated Freefall, Tandem Jumps, and Static Line Jumps. And each jump will give you a thrilling but scenic lakeside view.

  • Height: 3,500 to 4,000 ft.
  • Price:
    • Static Line Jumps – INR 16,500
    • Tandem Jumps – INR 33,500
    • Accelerated Freefall (AFF) – INR 37,500
  • Best Time: All around the year

4. Hyderabad, Telangana

Hyderabad is another good place where there are few organizers offering skydiving sessions near Nagarjuna Sagar Airport. The place is located 150 km away from Hyderabad. The Static Jump is from 4000 ft. You can also get your jump videos by paying an additional Rs. 1000.

  • Height: 9000 – 10000 ft.
  • Price:
    •  Static Jumps – INR 35,000
    • Accelerated Free Fall – INR 2,50,00
  • Best Time: Any time of the year

5. Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu

Pondicherry is one of the most beautiful towns in India. Here you can perform Static Jumps and Tandem Jump. While you free fall, enjoy the spectacular landscape view from the sky.

  • Height: 10000 ft.
  • Price:
      • Tandem Jump – INR 27,000
      • Static Jumps
        • INR 18,000 for 1 jump
        • INR 31,000 for 2 jumps
        • INR 42,000 for 3 jumps
        • INR 62,000 for 5 jumps
  • Best Time: Not ideal during monsoon season.

6. Dhana, Madhya Pradesh

Dhana is located in the Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh. Reg place has an airstrip where various operators organize skydiving camps. Here, you can experience Tandem Jump and Static Jumps.

  • Height: 9000 – 10000 ft.
  • Price:
    • Tandem Jump: INR 35,000 – INR 37,500
    • Static Jumps – INR 24,000
  • Best Time: any time of the year except for monsoon and highly windy season

7. Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh

Aligarh airstrip also has a skydiving facility where you can jump from a height of around 10000 ft. Before you jump, you will be required to undergo a fitness test. Here you can perform Tandem Jump and a Jump to Remember. In the first one, you get a coffee mug and a certificate of completion. In the second one, you get photographs as well as a video recording of your journey from the sky to earth.

  • Height: 9000 – 10000 ft.
  • Price:
      • Tandem Jump – INR 27025
      • A Jump to Remember – INR 31625
  • Timing: 10:00 AM -12:00 PM
  • Best Time: Any time of the year but avoid planning during heavy rains

Things To Know

If you are planning for skydiving, you must first make yourself prepared for this extreme sport. You should not take it lightly because a small mistake can cost you your life. You must pay attention to each and every detail shared with you during the training session. That is really important. Dress appropriately as it is also really important. Before you go for Skydiving, have a light meal.

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