Medellín: Paragliding in the Colombian Andes


Medellín: Paragliding in the Colombian Andes

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

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Duration 4 hours
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English, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • 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.
  • 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

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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 122 reviews

Review summary

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This was such an incredible experience! Really punctual and efficient with the travel and then getting ready to go once there. Great pilots and the photo service is very quick - take your phone as they will transfer the pictures/video directly to it.

February 28, 2023

My guide was so nice, and he made me feel comfortable the entire time. If you are scared, don't be. These are professionals who know what they are doing. I honestly have never felt more secure or tranquil in my life. It's a moment, view, and feeling I'll forever remember and cherish.

January 13, 2023

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

Product ID: 298650