Parasailing, aka parakiting or parascending, is a recreational kiting activity in which a person is hauled behind a vehicle (usually a boat) while attached to a distinctively designed canopy wing (like a parachute), called a parasail wing. It could either be aquatic or it could be terrestrial. Both of them have their own essence and experience to offer!The well- known states for parasailing sites in India are listed below.
It is exciting to get a bird’s view of a sea or a lake, isn’t it? Parasailing is one such sport which allows a person to fly in the air without much risk. It is seen as a recreational sport as it can be done without training. Among various adventure sports, parasailing is one of the famous water activities in India.
Types of Parasailing
1. Winchboat Parasailing – Parachute is pulled by the boat; it can be done in the beaches and lakes. It is the most popular type of Parasailing in India.
2. Beach Parasailing – Beach is the prime base for landing and taking off. It is also pulled by a boat but a little risky.
3. Platform Parasailing – Here only one person can be under the canopy and it shouldn’t be performed during the high winds.
4. Land Parasailing – The parachute is towed by a car or a truck. It is usually done in vast open landscapes.
Free like a bird, flying high up in the air, on top of the world, wind piercing through, the thrill of adventure and the excitement of flying… Parasailing is exhilarating in every sense. But did you know that parasailing is not just a water sport?
1. Parasailing in Goa
Goa is the hub of various activities and water sports are a must try here. Parasailing, Scuba Diving, Kayaking, river rafting, etc. are some of the famous things to experience in Goa. The feel of Goa is just vibrant and energetic.
Tourists can try parasailing in almost all famous beaches in Goa. Calangute Beach, Anjuna Beach, Baga Beach, Vagator Beach, Candolim Beach, Donapaula Beach and Sinquerim Beach are the major places to try this activity.
2. Parasailing in Maharashtra
Maharashtra is known for adventure sports such as trekking, rock climbing, paragliding and so on. The state has some amazing coastal belt and many lakes which are the experimental grounds for adventure enthusiasts. Parasailing is also one among the favoured water sports here.
3. Parasailing Destinations in Maharashtra
In Maharashtra, Parasailing is done in many lakes like Pawna lake, Munshi lake, Khadakwasla lake and Panshet lake. Tarkarli beach, Murud beach and Devbagh beach are some of the prime locations for parasailing in Maharashtra.
Karnataka is slow becoming an adventure hotspot. Tourists can try various adventure sports in Karnataka. The beaches provide a wide range of water games and the hilly ranges offer a good place for trekking and paragliding. You can experience several water as well as land games in the state.
4. Parasailing Destinations in Karnataka
Malpe Beach, Gokarna Beach , Murudeshwara Beach (winchboat parasailing), Hosakote lake and Jakkur in Bangalore (platform parasailing) are some of the best destinations for parasailing in Karnataka.
5. Parasailing in Kerala
Kerala’s popularity is known all over the country. The beauty of the state also attracts many foreign visitors. One can try a string adventure sports here: wind surfing, bamboo rafting, river rafting, kayaking, canoeing, parasailing, water skiing and so on.
Kovalam Beach, Payyambalam Beach and Alappuzha beach are some of the top places for parasailing in Kerala. Never miss the opportunity to experience this place in a thrilling way.
6. Land Parasailing in Rajasthan
Land Parasailing is a fun sport in the places like Jaisalmer & Jodhpur. The parachute is pulled by a car or a vehicle (usually a jeep or a fast car) and this is done in a vast empty landscapes.
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7. Land Parasailing in Uttarakhand (Bhimtal)
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Which of these parasailing destination in India will you visit first to complete let go for a while?