Can I send bitcoin from my paper wallet to my hardware Ledger wallet without using blockchain wallet?
You can just import the private key, and make a transaction, without installing a wallet!
Security advice: Download coinb.in from GitHub and run it locally.
All you need is an address to send the money to. You could create an address with your hardware wallet, create a wallet here https://www.blockchain.com/wallet Import your private key then generate a tx to your hardware wallet and send it, then discard the online wallet