8 of Top Paragliding Destinations in the World

Paragliding is a flying sport that is one of the most adventurous and thrilling sports. The flight in the open air without any motor makes you feel like a bird flying high in the sky. On the other hand, it is one of the most dangerous outdoor sports too. Great passion and proper training is required to fly at this height up in the sky. There are numerous places in the whole world where you can enjoy the ride and also have proper training about how to maintain all the tricks for paragliding.

1.  Bazaruto Archipelago in Mozambique

If you want to enjoy the unspoiled version of nature and exquisite places to view while paragliding, you must visit the Bazaruto Archipelago in Mozambique. The place is a remote area as it is situated 750 km away from the mainland and untouched by modern civilization. The clean sea water and sandy beaches are ready to please your eyes.image credit: kiwicollection.com


2. Mont Blanc in France

French people are very much dedicated to adventurous sports like paragliding. And top paragliding sites can be seen here, of course. One of them is Mont Blanc, which is the highest peak in Europe at an altitude of 4440 meters. The whole surrounding region is perfect for launching and landing paraglide. The Chamonix Valley serves the purpose of landing ground.image credit: sipeachey.com

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3. Wengen in Switzerland

Wengen is a village area in Switzerland that offers an opportunity for excellent view of mountain range and many more amazing sites. And watching them from up in the sky will be a lifetime achievement for you. Paragliding is one of the favorite activities to explore the UNESCO protected place.image credit: myswitzerland.com


4. Bir Billing in India

Bir-Billing is very popular paragliding spot with launching destination at 2400 m height on Dhauladhar Ranges in Himachal Pradesh. The village of Bir Billing is used as the landing ground. The outstanding view of Dhauladhar hills and Kangra Valley and the green meadow haunts the champion paragliders from the whole world.image credit: indianholiday.com


5. Castelluccio in Italy

Castellucio is a little village of Italy in the Appenine Mountains, located at a height of around 1400 meters. It is mostly known for its colorful valley as the colorful flowers bloom in spring and summer. And no doubt, a paragliding flight experience over this valley will be unforgettable.image credit: placestoseeinyourlifetime.com


6. Tegelberg in Germany

Tegelberg is a small place in Germany where the facilities of paragliding flight is provided. The vast greenery underneath gives you awesome experience of flight. There is a castle nearby named Neuschwanstein Castle. Flying over that castle will definitely remind you the fairy tale castle of ‘Peter Pan’.image credit: 123rf.com


7. Babadag in Turkey

This is a popular holiday destination in Turkey. People from all around the come here not only for sightseeing, but also to have an experience of paraglide flight and they return with full satisfaction. Most of the days stay suitable for flight sports. You get to fly over the Oludeniz lagoon and land on a magnificent beach which is one of the 5 most popular and beautiful beaches in the world.image credit: paraglidingmap.com


8. Danyang in South Korea

People who have the enthusiasm for flight sports must never miss to go to this place. It is naturally a heaven for paraglide pilots. With a popular town suitable for tourists, this area is under exquisite natural surroundings. The marvelous mountain ranges of Mt. Yangbangsan and Mt. Dusan, wide open valley surely makes it a paradise for the paragliding lovers.

Paragliding experts who are passionate about this kind of sports or the tourists and travelers who rush from all around the world to these places, offering plenty of magnetic landscape view of hills and mountains, water bodies, plateaus, flat lands, valleys, vast grasslands –every kind of landforms. And seeing those adorable scenes from up in the sky while floating in the air are a lifetime opportunity.image credit: youtube.com