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Tandem Paragliding

by Edward
5h $ 140 per person

Highlights

  • You can also feel the breeze on your face and you glide through the sky like a bird. You can see the coastline, all the rice fields, Oshima island and Iwakuni Castle in the distance and the beautiful green mountain range.
  • As a side trip we can all go for lunch at one of the popular restaurant in the local area and visit the Iwakuni Kintai Kyo Bridge.

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139.50 USD

FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Overview

If you are looking for something unique to do while you visit Japan, how about getting a bird’s eye view of Yamaguchi's beautiful mountainous terrain while enjoying a Tandem Paragliding flight.

What to Expect

Everyone will meet at the Miyajimaguchi Station at the designated time depending on the day of the week.

Gliding begins from 11 am and lasts until 5:30 pm during weekdays, or 10am–5:30pm on weekends. There is a safety briefing before the tandem flight. Transportation up the mountain is provided for the Paragliding trip. They will explain everything you need to know for a safe tandem flight. Once you are airborne and above the mountain peak, you will be able to feel the updraft and thermals coming off the ground and mountain.

Depending on the weather, after a 10–30 min flight, you will start to prepare for landing. The landing area is a very large and gives ample room for a safe landing.

Finally, The cost of the Tandem Flight is 18000 per person. When you are doing your booking make a deposit of 8,000 yen to confirm and the pay 10,000 yen difference on the day of the Tandem Flight.

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Local Guide

Highlights

  • You can also feel the breeze on your face and you glide through the sky like a bird. You can see the coastline, all the rice fields, Oshima island and Iwakuni Castle in the distance and the beautiful green mountain range.
  • As a side trip we can all go for lunch at one of the popular restaurant in the local area and visit the Iwakuni Kintai Kyo Bridge.

Important

I am available at any time just let me know and I will set it up for you. Get out and explore Japan!

Max of 4 people per day on the weekdays and 7 people on the weekends.
Minimum weight per passenger is (44lb or 20kg)
Maximum weight per passenger is (230lb or 105kg)
If you have any concern with weight just contact us for pre-approval before booking.
If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
Adult pricing applies to all travelers includes transportation.
Passengers will fly with an instructor — only one person can fly with the instructor at a time Flight time could vary due to weather conditions.

What‘s included
Tandem Flight
Transportation to and from the Miyajimaguchi Train Station.
What‘s not included
Lunch
Meeting Point
Miyajimaguchi Train Station
Ending Point
Miyajimaguchi Train Station
Duration
5 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 7 people

Frequently Asked Questions

What If I am scared of heights?

Don't worry we will talk you thru the process so you can have a smooth take-off and landing.

Is there a place to get something to drink or eat?

Yes, there a store just down the road from the paragliding site. Just let me know and I will take you there.

What clothes should I wear.

A person that is going to do a Tandem flight needs to wear long pant and running shoes. Also, if it is cold they need to wear base layers so they can stay warm at altitude.

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.

About Edward


Local Guide


Contact Edward
Languages spoken
  • English ( Native )

Hi, I'm Edward, I’ve always had an interest in Japan since I was here back in 2000, I returned in 2011. Originally from Hammond, Louisiana in the US. I am a permanent resident living in Hiroshima, Japan. Japan is a unique and beautiful country to live and travel in.
I am an outdoors enthusiast, and the activities that I enjoy doing are Paragliding, Saltwater fishing, Kayaking, Archery, Cave exploring, trying a different restaurant around the local area. I enjoy meeting new people and sharing my experiences with them. If there is something in particular that you're looking to do just let me know and I will set it up for you. After May 6, I will be able to do short notice booking. Thank you and I look forward to showing everyone around Japan. read more


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