Paragliding Nirvana in Kamshet - Hills around Vadivali Lake, India

About three-quarter way down the highway between Indian cities of Mumbai and Pune you will find Kamshet, a small picturesque town with the world-class paragliding facilities. The crescent shaped hills and flat undulating fields around the Vadivali Lake provide perfect flying conditions. The weather is mostly pleasant and the huge unspoilt lake adds to the attraction of the area. Kamshet is ideal for ridge and thermal soaring, and is suitable for basic, intermediate and cross-country paragliding expeditions.

Established in 1997, as a pioneering adventure sport company, Nirvana Adventures has been in operation in Kamshet for already more than 15 years. They have discovered and christened a number of sites within a few kilometers from their base suitable for training and learning your skills as well as an advanced flying. They have created a holiday atmosphere around the courses so when you sign up for their course you not only learn how to fly but also spend a fine leisure experience.

Nirvana Adventures India's first and only ISO 9001 - 2008 Certified Paragliding School follows a comprehensive, tried and tested paragliding training program designed to teach the necessary flying skills in a logical progressive way, together with imparting the essential knowledge and skills you need to continue flying safely. Nirvana Paragliding have run Paragliding camps in Srilanka, Bangalore and Goa and have earned a name as a premier adventure company in the press and among adventure enthusiasts and clubs across India and the world.

Nirvana Adventures has been training new and current paragliding students in Kamshet for over a decade. Company´s ground breaking efforts in popularizing the sport in the country, maintaining international standards in training, and developing a full fledged adventure base catering to students and visiting pilots reflects their true dedication to the sport.

They can provide visitors also with a fine acommodation at their Native Place facility. Native Place base is a unique guesthouse overlooking a stunning lake with a beautiful garden, great meals and weekend pilot get together’s. It is by far the best paragliding site of the area.

How To Reach Nirvana Base

Nestling in the Sahayadris, only 22 km from Lonavala and 110 km from Mumbai via the Mumbai-Pune Expressway 4 (47) and 11 km from Kamshet town, NativePlace is a beautiful hill resort, with an altitude of 670 meters (2200 feet). The site is absolutely quiet, uncrowded , and accessible by road and rail. Rail: Regular local trains from Pune as well as main line trains from Mumbai via Karjat / Lonavala. Road: Buses ply the Mumbai-Pune route at regular intervals. Autorickshaw/ST buses up to Golden glades. Pickup can be organised on a call. Air: Nearest airport is Pune - 56 km.

Address: Nirvana Base, Kamshet, Native Place, Golden Glades,Vadivali Lake, Uksan village, Kamshet, Taluka Maval, District Pune - 410 415, India   Tel: +91-2114-286007

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Source:  Nirvana Adventures website.  Thanks to Sanjay and Astrid. All images are property of Nirvana Adventures. Video: Youtube  Text: Thomas

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