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Video: Want to go paragliding? Visit Sikkim

Last updated on: November 1, 2012 08:45 IST

Video: Want to go paragliding? Visit Sikkim

ANI

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.




Source: ANI