Everything You Need to Know about Pargliding in Kandersteg, Switzerland

If you've ever been too scared to skydive, but you've tried out parasailing (where you are towed behind a boat while attached to a specially designed canopy wing that is similar to a parachute), then this would be the next step.  You aren't attached to a boat via a rope like parasailing, but you aren't experiencing the feeling of falling out of an airplane either.  Paragliding is similar to the experience that a person would have after they've opened their parachute when skydiving.  It is a rather gentle and slow decent to the ground while getting the views from the sky.

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You generally start off on the top of a hill or mountain and do a slow jog down the hill with the parachute behind you.  Eventually it lifts up and you're in the air sailing toward amazing views!

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It's all done tandem with your paragliding guide strapped behind you. If you're feeling more daring, the guides can also do exciting tricks on your descent and it will feel more like a roller coaster as you corkscrew down and turn quickly side to side. Just hang on tight, and enjoy the ride!

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Would you want to try paragliding? What type of activities do you like to do on vacation? Leave a comment down below!