10 FAQs for Tandem Paragliding in India
What is Tandem Paragliding?
Tandem paragliding is two persons flying in the air with a parachute-like wing. The passenger will sit in the front and the pilot controls the paraglider from the back seat. The passenger's role in the launch is to run in lockstep with the pilot and enjoy the ride and view.
What is the price?
10 - 15 mins ride = 3000 to 5000 depending on the location.
15 - 30 mins ride = 4,500 to 7000 depending on the location.
How safe are tandem paragliding and equipment?
Yes, paragliding is a safe sport. The equipment is tested and certified according to the European norm after passing a stringent test for the material and flight behavior to ensure maximum peace of mind.
Is tandem paragliding scary?
It's natural to be nervous while trying anything new for the first time. Tandem paragliding, on the other hand, isn't nearly as dangerous as skydiving or bungee jumping. Many people find it calm, relaxing, and enjoy the scenery after the take-off.
Can a couple do paragliding together?
Tandem Glider has a capacity of two-person which means it can carry one passenger and one pilot.
Couples can paraglide together at some certain safe distance with a different glider and pilot.
Do I need to be physically fit to enjoy tandem paragliding?
Yes, Paragliding is a sport that requires basic physical fitness (of course) you just have to take a few fast walking steps during the take-off with the pilot.
What is the best season for tandem paragliding?
The best season for tandem paragliding is from October to June. Paragliding gets close during the rainy season from July to September.
What are the age limits for tandem paragliding?
The minimum age to part take in these flights ranges from 10 years old and above, with parental consent. Kids however are must less fearful than adults and love the experience.
Required body weight for tandem paragliding?
The flight weight limits for a tandem joy ride are a minimum of 20kg to a maximum of 100kg, depending on your pilot weight and flying condition. A normal tandem glider can carry up to 220kg
How to Prepare for Tandem Paragliding?
Always be aware of the possibility of wind, and wear sunglasses to protect yourself from both the sun and the wind. Wearing windproof jackets and hiking boots is a smart idea.