Does the idea of flying free in the air excite your child? Then Temple Pilots, a 14 year-old paragliding school, is the place to head to on a summer weekend. They have special three-day courses for children which will teach your child the basics of paragliding and landing. The school’s chief instructor is an ex-air Force fighter pilot, a fact that inspires confidence in many.
With separate courses for adults and joyrides for those who don’t want the trouble of learning, you can turn this activity into a family getaway.
HIGHLIGHTS Trained instructors teach you how to take flight; joyrides for those who don’t want to do the whole course; scenic surroundings which make it a fun getaway from the city
COST Introductory flying course begins at Rs 8,500 (MondayWednesday). A 12-minute joyride costs Rs 2,500
WHERE Kamshet, near Lonavala, 47 kms from Pune
15 years and above