Fly high on rising thermals and enjoy bird’s-eye views over the Swiss Alps on this 1.5-hour paragliding experience from Interlaken. Travel out of the city to Beatenberg in the foothills of the Swiss Alps. Following a full safety briefing, strap into your glider in tandem with your guide and soar though the skies. Take in panoramic views over Lake Thun and the snow-capped peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 10 people.
Choose the departure time to suit your schedule, then meet your guide at your hotel in Interlaken, Wilderswil or Unterseen, or at either of Interlaken's two train stations, and set off on the 30-minute journey to Beatenberg. Boasting breathtaking scenery and an altitude of 3,704 feet (1,129 meters) above sea level, Beatenberg offers some of the best paragliding conditions in Switzerland. Travel up the mountainside in your vehicle and listen as your guide details the take-off and landing process during a safety briefing. On arrival at base, take the 3-minute walk to the takeoff site and strap into your glider. With all safety equipment included, you’re free to enjoy your paragliding experience to the full. Take off from the mountainside in tandem with your guide and float high into the air on the thermals rising from the ground below. During your 10- to 20-minute flight, take in panoramic views over Lake Thun and the Alpine peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains, and enjoy the sensation of weightlessness that paragliding offers.Descend down through the air to the landing field in the center of Interlaken, and follow your guide’s instructions to land safely back of terra firma. Afterward, hop back into your vehicle for the journey to central Interlaken, where your paragliding experience will come to an end. Please note: Photos and video of your paragliding experience will be available to purchase after your flight (own expense).