Paragliding Tandem Flight over the Alps in Chamonix

Outdoor Activities in French Alps & the Jura Mountains

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Tour description provided by Viator

Paragliding is one of the best things to do in Chamonix. Enjoy a paragliding tandem flight over the Alps. You will fly for 15 to 30 minutes just in front of the Mont-Blanc. This flight is the perfect way to get introduced to paragliding. While flying, you can admire the wonderful and unique views over the Alps and their summits. Your pilot will ask you to try yourself to fly the parapente.Thanks to our professional instructors, you will be able to do this activity safely. All our instructors hold official french paragliding techer certificate, and subscribe to a full insurance, valid for you and for them.
Meet your professional pilot either in the morning or in the afternoon in Chamonix. Then, board the minivan that will take you to the cable car (ticket not included), which will lift you up to 2100m/3900ft where the takeoff spot is located. (for discovery flight: Brevent Plan Praz or Plan de l'Aiguille).You will have a very short walk (around 5 minutes) to reach the takeoff place. Once arrived, your pilot instructor will prepare the paragliding equipment, and set up your harness. Just before takeoff, he will give you a short briefing including important information regarding safety for takeoff and flight. Now it is time to fly...  Ready ? One ... Two .... Three ... Go go go!Run few meters and you will be in the air, for a 20 to 30 min ride over the Chamonix valley. Observe the Alps mountain range and its most famous summit: the Mont Blanc.While in the air, you can ask your pilot to let you fly, to make some acrobatics tricks, or just to enjoy a peaceful flight to gaze at the breathtaking views.  Do not worry, landing will be very soft. In order to immortalize this unique experience, you can get a video recording of your flight (not included). The total time for the activity should be around 1h20.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Use of helmet

What’s not included

  • Photos and HD video of the flight (available to purchase: 30
  • Ticket for the cable car to reach the takeoff place (available to purchase in our office: 14€ to 16


  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Family friendly
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Qualified and professional pilot
  • Scenic air tour