Fly Vagamon Paragliding is a paragliding club based in Vagamon, Idukki offers you an awesome opportunity for you to fly without wings above the sparkling meadows, waterfalls and dense pine forests of Wagamon. They are the pioneers who discovered the potential of Vagamon as a prominent hub for paragliding in Kerala. They have successfully conducted several ‘tandem jumps’ for tourists who are keen on experiencing paragliding in vagamon from a height of 4,000 feet. The central government’s award for innovative tourism product was bestowed to Fly Vagamon in 2008.
Tandem paragliding in vagamon is a great way to enjoy the full paragliding aerial experience, without having to first learn how to launch and control the paraglider yourself. Expert tandem paraglider pilots of Fly Wagamon paragliding Club will take care of the launch, flight and landing for you! All you need to have is the courage to fly out of the hills of Kolahalamedu, a part of South India‘s second largest peak ‘Amruthamedu’ and enjoy the terrific experience!
The flying site of Fly Vagamon is situated in the hills of Kolahamedu, 4km from Vagamon. There is 10km long ridge with 3000 feet from top to bottom. This is the best and only nearest paragliding in Munnar, Kerala. The best season for paragliding in Vagamon starts from September until January and again march to may, which offers great flying conditions. Rides are available from 11.00 am to 4:30 pm and around 20 minutes for each ride.
The GPS co-ordinates are:
9.38‘ 49.56 ‘‘ North Latitude
76.55‘ 52.92‘‘ East Longitude
Altitude: 1112 Meters 3040.244 Feet (Above Mean Sea Level)
Wind Direction: South West (SW)
The nearest airport is three hours drive at Cochin(COK). Nearest railroad is Kottayam, 65 km’s away. There are plenty of buses plying between Vagamon and other parts of Kerala.The spot is near to famous Periyar Tiger Reserve at Thekkady.
Fly Vagamon Paragliding Price
The marketing and organising of Fly Vagamon Paragliding Fest 2017 are done by RedrawLife, an adventure sports club from Kochi and you can book the tickets through their website. The Ticket for the activity is 3500 rupees and you can get photographs and videos of your flying experience too on request for an additional charge. Their refund policy is as follows. 90% refund up until 5 days prior to course date, 70% refund up until 5 days prior to course date, 50% refund up until 5 days prior to course date and refund will not be possible after this.
Fly Vagamon Paragliding Contact Details.
Their Facebook Page
Contact number 1: +91 – 9447288252
Contact number 2: +91 – 9961878356