When you talk of adventure sports the most trilling and adrenaline pumping adventure sport is undoubtedly Skydiving. This comes under the category of extreme adventure sports. This adventure sport is recommended for the hard core adventure enthusiasts and the weak hearted must stay aloof from it.
There are mainly 3 types of dives that one can opt from :
Tandem Jump : This is actually the simplest form of the sport. While you jump you are not alone. You are connected to a trainer who does all the technical things for you including the pulling f the cord of the parachute while you just have to drop down behind him.
Static Line Jump : This is slightly more difficult form that needs you to train for 6 hours before you can actually jump. The parachute opens automatically after 3 seconds of your jump from a height of 3000 feet.
Accelerated Free Fall : This is the most difficult one and one needs proper training before attempting it from 13000 feet.
Top 5 Places in India for Sky Diving
One can go to these 5 best places in India for sky diving :
1. Mysore, Karnataka
Mysore is a beautiful city and now has become the hub of the most thrilling of all adventure sports as you can experience two types of skydiving here- tandem for Rs 35000 for 3 hours and accelerated free fall for Rs 250,000 for 5 to 7 days. Accelerated free fall can be attempted for a maximum of 10 jumps at this cost. Yu have to be an early riser as you can only go for the jump in the mornings from 7 am to 9 am here and you will also require full day ground training for attempting this jump in Mysore. Skyriders, Mysore takes the bookings online and gives you an unforgettable experience of your lifetime.
2. Deesa, Gujarat
Deesa is a city besides a lake. This city experiences a great clear weather that is necessary for the adventure of skydiving. This destination is famous for providing finest quality of all three types of jumps- tandem, static line as well as accelerated free fall. There are many skydiving camps organized by Sports Authority of Gujarat and Indian Parachuting Federation. You will have to shell out a total of Rs 16,500 for Static Line Jumps, Rs 33,500 for Tandem Jumps and for Accelerated Free Fall Rs 37,500. You will have to reach by 7 am to go for the jump and you can book it from the website of Indian Parachuting Federation. You will not get any place that offers to provide you skydiving facilities at such rates anywhere else in India.
Pondicherry is a union territory and is also one of the most beautiful towns in India. The spectacular view when you fall from the sky is one of the main attractions of this place. You can experience two types of jumps- tandem jumps and static jumps. For the static line jump you will have to pay Rs 62,000 for 5 jumps whereas for a single jump you have to shell out Rs 18,000. The jumps are conducted every day from 7 am to 9 am in the morning. You are suggested to wear comfortable loose clothing and sports shoes for the jump. You can book the jump on the website of Waltair Escapade Thrills. This scenic place gives you the view of the sea and the mountains at the same time making it a memorable experience.
4. Aamby Valley, Maharashtra
All the adventure seeking Mumbaikar and Punite has this skydiving destination in their wish list as this provides one of the best skydiving experiences of India. This daring sport is one of the most thrilling ways for the hard working people of these cities. The valley around this place is the most spectacular view for the people who jump for a skydiving experience. The cost of the jump here is reasonable as compared to the other destination in Maharashtra and you can only indulge in the tandem jumps here. The rates vary according to the days of the week. You will have to pay Rs 20,000 for the tandem jumps if you jump on the weekdays while on the weekends it is expensive by Rs 5,000. You can book the jump on the website of 360global.
5. Dhana, Madhya Pradesh
This place is has an air strip and is known to organize many skydiving camps for the people who love to try a hand in different adventure sports. They provide the facility of skydiving from the height of 4000 feet. For a tandem jump you will have to pay 35,000 on the weekdays and Rs 37,500 on the weekends whereas for the static jump you need to pay as much as Rs 24,000. Tandem jumps are short lived, do not need any training and last for 3 hours whereas static lie jumps that are a total of 5 in number need you to give at least 2 to 3 days. Chimes aviation academy takes the booking for the jumps.
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