Give an adrenaline burst to your vacation by indulging in the adventure sport of paragliding. Swoop and glide effortlessly over the cloudy mountains, lush extravagance of the landscapes and the shimmering mischief of the lake waters and create wonderful memories...
Blessed with perfect climate and topography all the below listed resorts offer paragliding as an adventure activity that's sure to give you an adrenaline rush.
V RESORTS SATTAL
It’s a dreamy, enchanting world, surrounded by fluffy clouds, pine trees and the sparkling green waters of Sattal lake. A great hill station just six hours from Delhi, V Resorts Sattal is perched prettily on the highest peak, and will mesmerise your senses. So, relax in a hammock, sip the locally made rhododendron juice and immerse yourself within the pages of your favourite book. The only interruption will be the chirping of birds. (Sattal has scores of varieties including magpies, barbets and woodpeckers.) Relax in the three private gardens of the resort or tap the wanderer within and discover delightful little paths around the lakes and along the ancient woods.
V RESORTS MONOLITH BHIMTAL
Visit Bhimtal for its weather, its untouched charm, its forests and lakes, but also visit Bhimtal for V Resorts Monolith. Located on the Kathgodam – Bhowali road, the resort overlooks the Bhimtal Lake and has an architecture that will transport you to a charming English countryside resort. Made of stone and wood, with green creepers lining its walls, large stone sculptures in the lawns, warm wood rooms, lake views with Al Fresco dining, a stylised, relaxing holiday is a guarantee. The resort has been built around the natural contours of the area – a cottage is built embracing a tree, the organic landscape is retained. the resort has been built using natural contours without disturbing the nature around. Take a break, catch your breath away from the hectic city life, lounge in the gardens with your favourite book, once ready, go trekking in the surrounding forests. The Bollywood enthusiasts have much to visit the property for – many films have been shot here and there are also dedicated rooms, named after the celebrities
V RESORTS CONIFER CHALET KULLU
Eight km from the main Kullu market, the V Resorts Conifer Chalet Kullu is literally tucked between mountains and green forest valleys. With its quintessential, unique views, location, warm wood interiors and cosy rooms, the chalet stands out from the other hotels in Kullu. Here, you can sip tea all day long, day dream, pen down that story you have always thought of, watch the views and do absolutely nothing. And when in the mood, you could choose to go rafting on the Beas, very near the chalet, fish in the waters of river Parvati, 15 mins away or undertake an arduous trek to the temple local deities worship. Ride up to the eclectic Kasol or the traditional Manikaran or just visit Manali to indulge in a little bit of Himachal special shopping. Come back to the peace, calm and cosy loveliness of the chalet.
V RESORTS QUEENS MEADOWS RANIKHET
An exclusive 600-metre trek through the scenic pine and deodar forest cover is the only way to reach V Resorts Queens Meadows, which is part of our premium Black collection of exquisite holiday destinations. The stone and wood villas are made from old-world British barracks and offer expansive views of the snow-capped Himalayan ranges (especially between October and March). Five km away from an already sleepy Ranikhet town, in the middle of 200 acres of forest cover, with no TV, a step back in time is a living reality here. Guests can experience nature and pick from doing yoga on a jut-out rock, trekking, rappelling, rock climbing, village walks, golf or paragliding, or just lounge near the jungle stream and read with chirping birds for company. Welcome mornings with a view of the mountains from the villas’ beds, followed by breakfast on the deck, dinner and barbeque in the woods. An eco-resort, Queens Meadows prides itself on sourcing food locally, and customises the menu according to guests' preferences. The villas, inspired by provincial homes, promise a pristine Kumaon experience.
V Resorts Etranger Mhaismal
Right on top of a hill rests (and truly rests) the resort. You can see the expanse of surrounding green valleys, mountains, farm patches as well as the Ellora Caves (provided it is a clear day). V Resorts Etranger is situated in Mhaismal, Maharashtra’s little undiscovered hill station (at least to visitors from outside the state) is a gateway to UNESCO World Heritage sites - Ajanta caves, some 95 km away, and Ellora Caves (or Verul Leni in the local dialect) which is just 9 km away. Rich in heritage, endowed with natural beauty, the Mhaismal resort also has close access to other historical and ancient temples. An eco-tourism destination, thousands throng the hill station during monsoon when it turns a shade of deep green. Waking up in the middle of a fog-filled room is a reality here.
V Resorts The Woodz Chamunda
V Resorts The Woodz Chamunda, located conveniently between Dharamshala, Kangra and Palampur, is the perfect refuge to the wandering soul. The famous Chamunda temple, which lends its name to the resort, and the mesmerizing scenery of the Kangra valley, lend it an incomparable beauty.
With the resort being inundated with modern facilities and amenities, spoils our guests for choice. Take a dip in the pool, lounge in the poolside restaurant or have a quiet meal in the indoors restaurant. If you find some leisure time on your hand, head to the gym, or the activity room to engage yourself physically. Or take a seat in one of the cafes or the bar, with a coffee or a drink in hand and unwind with a book for company. Not one to leave the business travelers behind, we also provide a lavish conference room, perfect for all sorts of corporate gatherings, events and conferences.
The food here is to die for. And so are the activities. Visit the Norbulingka monastery or the Chamunda temple for a breath of spirituality. Or If you feel up for a challenge, head on the Himani Chamunda trek or go soaring above the peaceful valley with a paragliding session. The immediate location of the resort is blessed with Pine trees and tea gardens, and they deserve an afternoon’s picnic for sure.
Don’t let this swarm of choices and offerings overwhelm you. Take a lot of time, and do them all. With so much to do and see and experience, you’re anyways going to be compelled to extend your stay by a day or four!