why nirvana adventures

22 years old, iso 9001-2008 certified paraglidng school

Nirvana Adventures India’s first & only ISO 9001 – 2008 Certified Paragliding School follows a comprehensive, tried & tested paragliding training program designed to teach the necessary flying skills in a logical progressive way, together with imparting the essential knowledge & skills you need to continue flying safely.

We have created a holiday atmosphere around our courses so when you sign up for a course you not only learn how to fly but also have a great holiday experience.

Native Place our base is a unique guesthouse overlooking a stunning lake with a beautiful garden, great meals and weekend pilot get together’s. It will soon become your home away from home. Come fly with us and discover the freedom of powerless flight.

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International Training Standards and Highly Experienced Instructors

We follow the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (BHPA) standard operating procedures and pilot proficiency systems The British geography are similar to ours at Kamshet and their training pattern is progressive and well planned out. Nirvana Adventures is an APPI certified school (Association of Paragliding Pilots and Instructors. We are qualified to give APPI licenses and  IPPI licenses  that are valid across the world should you decide to go on a paragliding holiday abroad

Nirvana Adventures has full time instructors and staff available to teach you on a daily basis. Our Instructors have years of teaching and flying experience, continuously upgrading their teaching skills. Our instructors have received kudos for being friendly, supportive, patient, empathic  and helpful. ( Read our instructors reviews )

State-of-the-art Equipment and Infrastructure

Equipment: We assure you quality, airworthy equipment from the paraglider, harness, helmet to the radio from reputed brands, suited to your weight range and skill level.

Teaching Aids: We have an impressive range of Audio Video teaching aids and facilities, books, a briefing room and a Simulator – a valuable teaching tool. We also provide you with a manual, logbook and task sheets. Your records remain with us so you can write to us if you need recommendation to a club or school elsewhere.

Theory: The theory classes further your understanding of the sport with lessons about aerodynamics, airmanship and read weather conditions.

Stay: All your meals and stay are included in the course fees. Native Place our base is a purpose-built guesthouse equipped with international bunkhouse style accommodation and beautiful hangout spaces overlooking a lake. You stay at the best place in the area and socialize with pilots and students from all over the world.

Site Transport : is included in your course fees.  Once you get to the Native Place guesthouse we take care of your transport from the guesthouse to the flying site and back each day.

Our Plan to Keep You Flying – Nirvana Club

Once you sign up for a course with us, we will continue to support you.

Equipment Rental – Once you complete our Club Pilot Course Nirvana Adventures offers you the opportunity to rent a wing and fly with us until you buy your own equipment. We offer you a package of food, stay and equipment so you can continue to fly on weekends and keep learning and growing in the sport.

Equipment Sale – We are authorized dealers for a variety of paragliders, harnesses, helmets and accessories and offer our students quality equipment at the best prices.

Accommodation – Our students are entitled to special rates at the Native Place guesthouse that include food, stay and site transportation.

Flying with friends – We organize regular fly-ins and special skill courses for our students and pilots that keep you learning and growing in the sport.  We also offer advanced courses in thermalling and cross country flying that will help you broaden your horizons.

Spread your wings – Once you are ready to spread your wings and fly to other sites to deepen your knowledge and experience in the sport we guide you to the best advanced teachers and sites ensuring you progress in the sport.

Our Reputation and Experience

We have been flying and teaching at Kamshet since ‘97 and have trained numerous people from all over the world. We have had the honor and the opportunity to train the army the navy and the air force.

We are responsible for discovering the paragliding potential of Kamshet, building necessary infrastructure to transform remote Kamshet into a paragliding destination drawing adventure enthusiasts and pilots from all over the world.

Our activities have been featured in a variety of reputed newspapers and periodicals dating back to 1998 when we began training here. Check the Nirvana Paragliding News page.

Our Motto and Guiding Principles

  • To offer safe, standardized training to people from all over the country
  • To build a paragliding community in the country
  • To open the sites at Kamshet to the world paragliding community
  • To ensure that our activities enriched the life of the locals
  • To encourage eco friendly tourism and to preserve the beauty of the area for generations to come.

20 Great Reasons to Choose Nirvana Adventures

Instructor/ Student Ratio 1:3, Ensure quality of instruction and ease of learning
Instructors Full time resident instructors
Equipment/ Student Ratio 1:1, Dedicated use of glider during course
Equipment Consistency Dedicated flying gear allocated from day 1
Course Program Based on International guidelines (BHPA)
Course Material Logs/ Records/ Manuals Included
Course Availability Full Time (8 months except monsoons)
Theory Plus Interactive Video sessions Included
Daily Site Transport Included
Accommodation Large lakeside guesthouse in a garden for students, visiting pilots, family and friends
Food Delicious home cooked Indian & Continental cuisine included. BBQ & Tandoor available on weekends
Pilot/ Student Interaction & Get Togethers Regular weekend fly-ins and visiting pilot interactions
Equipment Availability Stock of Certified Equipment of all sizes
Equipment Hire/ Supervision Special rates for students to keep you flying
Equipment Purchase Sole dealers of state of the art equipment – full support
News Updates Regular Newsletters on Nirvana & Paragliding
Certification Based on International standards (APPI)
The Trip Learning, Fun, Excitement, Relaxation
Trained First Aid Responders All instructors have certifications from the Wilderness First Aid Association
Overall Hassle free all included & looked after paragliding holiday

next steps

Checkout the Paragliding Courses from Basic to Advanced, that Nirvana Adventures offers you.

If you’re a paragliding enthusiast already, with some flying under your belt, learn how you can have a rollicking time on a Paragliding Holiday with Nirvana Adventures.

If you’re keen on Corporate Adventures and Team-building activities, learn how Nirvana Adventures can help you with it.

If you don’t want go through the hassles of learning paragliding but just wish to experience the sport, then we recommend Tandem Paragliding for you.

"I’ve been flying for 9 years with Nirvana Adventures. I’ve been with them on flying trips to Goa, kerala and Billing. I have been able to pursue this wonderful sport because they do what they do and I am grateful."- Prakash Ahuja, Mumbai