Location : Mumbai Pune Highway | Category : Adventure Trips | Distance from Pune : 47 KMs
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Best Season: Throughout The Year
Kamshet is located in Pune district in the state of Maharashtra. It is 45 km from Pune. The  area around Kamshet is surrounded by picturesque scenery. There are many small villages around that are still built in the traditional style using mud, thatch and reeds which gives a rustic appeal to the place. Kamshet is surrounded by paddy and sunflower fields, and guarded by  hills. The serene lakes enhance its beauty. It’s a great getaway from the busy urban life. The lush green cover, placid lakes and undulating  terrains, make it a perfect place for a holiday.
 
Known as 'paragliders’ paradise', Kamshet is a haven for adventure lovers seeking an adrenalin rush. 
 
Kamshet is spotted as one of the great adventurous places in India and is placed one among the top 10 destinations . Paragliding is one of the major attractions at Kamshet. Kamshet is called “paragliders’ paradise”. There are  world class paragliding facilities which attract a great number of flying sport enthusiasts. There are 2 Paragliding Sites at Kamshet. One is Tower hill for hand gliding and 8 km from the highway, there is Shelar offering  ideal conditions for soaring and thermal paragliding. Here, one can take off from a height of 175 feet above ground level. Even if you do not have experience of flying, don’t be disheartened. You can fly with an experienced instructor will ensure the thrill as well as safety.
 
Another site for hardcore paragliding enthusiasts is Kondeshwar Cliff 20 km from Kamshet. Take off height is a whopping 2200 feet  from where one can enjoy the beautiful scenery gliding down. Kamshet is ideal for ridge and thermal soaring and is suitable for basic, intermediate and cross-country paragliding expeditions.
 
Due to the proximity of Kamshet from Lonavla and khandala, tourists generally prefer to stay at these places and visit Kamshet for  adventurous pursuits.
 
The amazing hilly terrains of Kamshet have many ancient caves which display the artistic and cultural heritage of the region. These caves are Buddhist caves with sculptures and images of Buddha.
 
BEST TIME TO VISIT
Kamshet has pleasant winters and warm summers. October to May is the best time to visit.
Monsoon is also good time to visit as the place is covered in green. But, paragliding activity comes to a stop during monsoon because of strong winds. 
 
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By maa saheb travels
02 Mar 2016

Need to paragliding plan for all tour package customers.Plz contact us.

By jyoti
20 Jun 2014

Wanna visit

By Arvind
03 Feb 2014

Kamshet has luscious greeneries, placid lakes and charming hilly terrains. Paragliding activities are the attraction for tourists are the best for those who seek an adrenalin rush. It is a favourite among nature lovers. Here is where you can experience the village life. A trip to Kamshet will refresh and rejuvenate your body and mind. Real treat for everyone! Kamshet is most famous spot for paragliding and other adventure sports. Kamshet is picturesque and tranquil, with pleasant weather almost all throughout the year. The ancient temples and the caves are simply majestic and beautiful. They offer us a glimpse of the ancient Indian culture.

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