Video: Want to go paragliding? Visit SikkimANI
Former Indian football captain, Bhaichung Bhutia inaugurated the first ever Sikkim Paragliding Festival by taking the first jump from a cliff in Gangtok.
The Tourism & Civil Aviation Department is organizing Sikkim Paragliding Festival from 31st October to 3rd November, 2012.
Paragliding, a popular adventure tourism attraction, is slowly catching on in Sikkim where visitors would not miss a chance of coursing over the mighty hills.
Sikkim has over a dozen trained paragliding pilots and the government now intends to make the sport a major tourist attraction.