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Medellín: Paragliding in the Colombian Andes

4.8 / 5

90 reviews

Activity provider: Top 10 tours in Medellín

Medellín: Paragliding in the Colombian Andes

Activity provider: Top 10 tours in Medellín

From US$ 79.99 per person

Get a bird's-eye view of the majestic mountains surrounding the city of Medellín on a paragliding excursion.

About this activity

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Duration 3.5 - 4 hours
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Instructor
English, Spanish
Pickup optional
Pickup at hotels located in El Poblado neighborhood only. Please arrive in your hotel lobby 15 minutes before the activity starts.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience a unique sensation of paragliding over Medellín
  • Enjoy an amazing paragliding flight with an experienced instructor
  • Discover beautiful natural features of the region
Full description
Start with pickup from your hotel located in the El Poblado neighborhood or the meeting point in Parque Lleras. Drive 45 minutes to arrive at the launching pad where you will have a great view over the Medellín region. Rely on high-quality gear and instructions from professional and reputable staff. Receive an introductory lesson, and then fly out over the Aburra Valley over the beautiful scenery. See spots such as the Medellin River, the El Quitasol hill, the Garcia barrage, and the Picacho hill, with the spectacular backdrop of the mountains. After your flight, return to the city of Medellín.
Includes
  • Bilingual English and Spanish-speaking tour guide
  • Roundtrip transportation from hotels in El Poblado Neighborhood or from the meeting point in Park Lleras
  • Internationally certified pilots
  • Top-quality and well-maintained gear
  • Paragliding lesson
  • 15 minute tandem flight with instructor
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

The meeting point is at Lleras Park, in front of the Juán Valdez Coffee. Please, arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport
  • Long pants
  • Closed-toe shoes

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Shorts
  • Alcoholic drinks in the vehicle
  • Video recording

Know before you go

  • Activities are subject to weather conditions
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 90 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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The pick up was simple and easy. The guides were really nice but I didn’t really understand what I was getting myself into at the site. Directions aren’t the clearest and you just get in and go which isn’t terrible either. I got dizzy and had to go down so heads up to prepare for potential motion sickness. Thankfully my instructor was friendly and got me down when I needed to. Overall a good experience but probably wouldn’t do it again.

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August 10, 2022

Absolute highlight of my trip so far (2 months, 3 countries and multiple tours / activities). The tour company was fantastic, especially considering there were multiple people involved. The coordination was spot on, and there were no hidden surprises. Hiring the GoPro was very affordable and the trained paraglider was outstanding!! He put me completely at ease, despite having a nearly crippling fear of heights. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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July 1, 2022

Daero my pilot was amazing!!! This was the highlight of my trip to Medellin. I booked this activity for three of my friends and we all loved them. Please be aware there are many steps Yku need to Climb to get to the launching area. Steps need to be fixed and railing installed. That was more challenging then the actual Paragliding. I still give it a 5 star ⭐️‘s

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February 28, 2022

Product ID: 298650