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Paragliding in Interlaken

Interlaken Paragliding Packages

Duration Price
Paragliding In Interlaken1 hour
INR 230

Paragliding in Interlaken is an exciting adventure for thrill seekers. This activity allows you to witness the majestic views of the Swiss Alps and the serene beauty of Thun and Brienz Lakes. You can enjoy the best experience of paragliding above Interlaken with Thrillophilia’s Switzerland tour package

Our packages let you soak in the panoramic views of Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau in Interlaken during the 20 to 45-minute flight. It allows you to indulge in tandem paragliding with a pilot that ensures your safety at all times. You can even treat your loved one to this beautiful adventure through your Switzerland honeymoon package

Our paragliding tours also offer a pick-up from the hotel to the launch site of Beatenberg. After receiving the safety instructions and gearing up for the fun, you can fly like a bird in the sky. You can also click pictures or create videos to capture the moments of this surreal experience. No matter whether you are a first-time or an experienced one, this experience will leave a forever mark on your memory.

So, don’t wait! Book the paragliding experience in Interlaken from Thrillophilia and enjoy the thrill of flying amidst the majestic mountains.

Best Types Of Paragliding in Interlaken

1. Tandem Paragliding in Interlaken- Tandem paragliding in Interlaken, Switzerland offers an exciting 1.5-hour journey to Beatenberg. At this scenic launch site, you will receive a brief safety lesson from your expert guide. Upon flying, you can enjoy stunning views of Lake Thun and the iconic Jungfrau mountain. With small-group tours limited to 10 guests, this paragliding tour offers personalized attention. If you are afraid of heights, this activity ensures your comfort and enjoyment throughout the experience.

2. Tandem Paragliding with Pilot- Tandem paragliding with a pilot is a 2-hour journey in Interlaken. This experience allows you to discover the breathtaking Jungfrau Region from above. It also lets you admire stunning panoramic views of the Swiss Alps. Through this activity, you can fly to an impressive height of 1,350 meters and enjoy 10 to 30 minutes of paragliding, depending on the weather. All you need to do is travel to Beatenberg via private transport and prepare for take-off.

3. Summer Paragliding in Interlaken- If you are travelling to Interlaken during the summer season, you can try summer paragliding. It is a 1.5-hour tour to Beatenberg on private transport from Interlaken to the launch site. This experience of paragliding in Interlaken allows you to witness stunning views of the blue Lakes Thun and Brienz from above. You can also admire the iconic Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau mountains while flying through the sky. Although in summer, paragliding in Interlaken cost varies, you can choose the slot based on your budget and preferences.

4. Winter Paragliding in Interlaken- Winter paragliding in Interlaken, Switzerland offers stunning mountain views and the sensation of flying high above the Jungfrau region. On this journey, you and your pilot will be taken to the top of the mountain. You will receive a safety talk and briefing during the 20-minute drive. After being dropped off, you can enjoy a 3-minute walk to the take-off site. You can then go on a 1.25-hour long flight and relish the views of the Interlaken region and Jungfrau mountain.

Best Time to Do Paragliding in Interlaken

1. Summer- Summer is the perfect time for paragliding in Interlaken. It is warm in the valley, but the air is cooler. You can choose between a standard flight and a thermal flight. The standard flight lasts for about 20 minutes, while a thermal flight lasts up to 45 minutes. Morning flight offers peace and stunning views of the Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau mountains. On the other hand, evening flights during this season offer magical sunsets over Lake Thun.

2. Winter- The winter season is another magical time for paragliding activity in Interlaken. It allows you to wrap yourself up in warm clothes and fly over snow-covered landscapes. The turquoise-blue Lake Thun is sparkling against the white mountains creates beautiful scenery. Depending on the weather, the flights at this time last between 10 and 20 minutes. After landing, you can warm up with a hot Swiss chocolate at Restaurant Café Schuh next to the landing field.

3. Autumn- If you want to enjoy an affordable paragliding in Interlaken, the autumn season is the best time. The town becomes quieter at this time as the cows return to the valley and summer fades away. During autumn flights, you will see colourful leaves on the trees closely. The air is crisp to provide fantastic visibility and views of snow-covered mountains. The thermal paragliding flight is gentle at this time and allows smoother landings.

4. Spring- Springtime is also perfect for a paragliding experience in Interlaken. During this time, the warm rising air called thermals is the strongest. These thermals allow you to fly higher and longer. It is a wonderful time for an extended adventure. You can layer yourself up with a warm jacket and gloves for the chilly heights. It is an ideal time to enjoy green fields against snowy mountains in Interlaken.

Best Places For Paragliding in Interlaken

1. Beatenberg: The most popular paragliding take-off point in Interlaken, Beatenberg is located around 20 minutes away from Interlaken and stands at an altitude of around 1350 meters above sea level. It offers stunning views of the turquoise-green mountain lakes Thun and Brienz, the lush green meadows and beautiful Swiss hamlets. However, the highlights of this take-off point are the views of all the high peaks of the Bernese Oberland and the Jungfrau region including the Eiger, and Monch. This is where the world-famous Big Blue summer and winter flights take off from.

Beatenberg, due to its location and near-perfect wind conditions, remains operational throughout the year. The prices range between CHF 120-200, INR 8778- 14,600 depending on the package that you choose. The flights generally start from 7:30 am and are conducted throughout the day till around 6:00 pm. In winters, the last flight usually takes place around 4:30 pm.

2. Schynige-Platte: The Schynige-Platte is the second most popular take-off point for paragliding in Interlaken. This location, more famous for its sunset time flights, offers captivating views of the famed Swiss meadows, forests, and rustic villages all framed amidst the gigantic peaks of the Jungfrau region bathed in the gorgeous golden hues of the setting sun. The sunset flights range between CHF 210-260, INR 15,360- 19,000 depending on the chosen package and duration of the flight. The flights start after 3:00 pm and continue till sunset time.

3. Niederhorn: The beautiful Niederhorn is another popular paragliding Interlaken flying point in the region located at around 1950 metres above sea level. It offers gorgeous views of the Bernese Oberland, Niesen, clear water lakes, and forests, making it one of the best locations for paragliding in Interlaken. The prices usually start at around CHF 250, INR 18, 286. The flights usually operate between 7:30 am to 6:00 pm.

4. First- Grindelwald: For the more adventurous and experienced fliers, the summit of First is a great location for paragliding in Interlaken. A flight from here offers bewitching views of the mighty Eiger and other high peaks, and expanses of the charming Grindelwald Village. A lovely golden eagle may also accompany you on your flight here! The prices usually start from CHF 200, INR 14,630. The flights usually operate from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm.

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Interlaken Paragliding FAQs

Why go for paragliding in Interlaken?

Interlaken is known as the gateway to the famous Jungfrau region. Paragliding here gives one access to this stunning mountainous area, also known as the ‘Top of Europe’ due to its humongous height of 3466 metres above sea level.

It is the best place to soak in panoramic views of the snow-capped peaks of Monch, Eiger, and of course Jungfrau along with the beautiful Brienz and Thun lakes. Also, Interlaken’s topographical location and vantage points offer good altitude for easy take off and unobstructed views.

You don’t have to worry too much about paragliding cost in Interlaken. The flying schools here offer a huge range of packages and options to match every budget.

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Is paragliding safe in Interlaken?

Yes, paragliding in Interlaken is extremely safe. Swiss pilots are inducted in flying schools only after extensive training and flying experience of a minimum number of hours. However, if you still have any concerns, feel free to ask your questions. The pilots and staff are friendly and will be happy to rest your doubts.

What can we wear during paragliding in Interlaken?

While paragliding in Interlaken, one must be dressed in comfortable weather-appropriate clothing. In summers, you can wear a light jacket or windcheater and long pants. For the colder months, make sure that you are dressed in warm layers.

Solid hiking boots are a must. Wear sunglasses to shield your eyes while you are in flight. In case you want to rent any of these items, the paragliding schools offer them at a nominal cost. The pilot provides all the other accessories and gears like helmets etc. 

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What is the best time for paragliding in Interlaken?

The wonderful weather conditions make paragliding possible for the entire year. Summer and winter months offer starkly different sceneries ranging from the hues of green to the shrouds of white, each more beautiful than the other. The flights are canceled on days when the weather deems risky i.e. when it's raining, there is a heavy cloud cover, or when the wind speed is too high. 

How much does paragliding cost in Interlaken?

The paragliding cost in Interlaken depends on the flight’s duration that you choose. It generally ranges between CHF 120-200, INR 8778- 14,600. In case you want HD videos and photos of your flight, you would be required to shell out an additional CHF 40, INR 2925.

Is there any weight limitation for paragliding?

Yes, while there is a general limit of 100 kg, it is dependent on the speed of the launch winds. In case the winds are faster, the pilot may decide to reduce the weight limit to ensure safety.

At what different altitude we can experience Paragliding in Interlaken?

Paragliding Interlaken points take you to the cloud base altitude of between 1800-3500 metres. At the time of landing, you will be around 570 metres above sea level.

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What are the other sports I can do in Interlaken?

Interlaken is considered to be the ‘Adventure Capital’ of Europe. Besides experiencing paragliding Interlaken adventures, you can indulge in super-exciting activities great to match everybody’s interests:

1. Canyoning: Interlaken is dotted with amazing natural rock formations that offer wonderful canyoning opportunities. You will see striking drops, narrow gorges, and wonderful trails as you try this activity surrounded by snow-covered mountains and lush forests. 

Location: Some of the best locations for canyoning in Interlaken are Grimsel Canyon, Saxten Canyon, and Chli Schliere Canyon. 
Price: The prices start at around CHF 170, INR 12, 435
Timings: This is an all-day activity.

2. Canoe-Kayak: One of the newest and most exciting activities in Interlaken, this allows you to cruise at your own pace amidst some of the most stunning natural attractions here. It is a wonderful experience cruising on the blue-green waters cutting through the soaring cliffs. You can even get a glimpse of the 12th-century Ringgenberg Castle, which is famous for its archaic and stunning architecture. On the way, you can stop for a swim at some of the most secluded beaches here or go for short trails. 

Location: The boat ride starts at Bonigen on Lake Brienz and leads across River Lutschine.
Price: The prices start at around CHF 105, INR 7,680.
Timings: This is an all-day activity. 

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3. Hang Gliding: Fly, just like you have dreamt! Hanggliding is experiencing a flight in its purest form. Beginners love to easily float in the skies whereas the more experienced fliers enjoy dives, up-drafts, and stalls as they cruise over the breathtaking views of Swiss Alps, meadows, and lakes. 

Location: The most popular take-off location is Beatenberg.
Price: The flights start from CHF 230, INR 16, 823.
Timings: This is an all-day activity. 

4. Rafting: Imagine rafting in one of the most picturesque places in the world. Interlaken offers white water rafting, perfect for a great day out with your family and friends made even more fun by that rush of adrenaline that one gets. Raft in class 3 rapids as you see jaw-dropping views of the gigantic Eiger & its valleys, forests, and meadows. 

Location: The Simme River and Lutschine River. 
Prices: The prices start from CHF 107, INR 7827.

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Interlaken Paragliding Reviews

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Durgeshwari Deshpande
Reviewed: 12 Jun 2022
5.0/5
This was my first time paragliding, and it was the best experience of my whole life. The guides were very helpful and professional, and the sceneries of Interlaken were straight out of a movie and all thanks to Thrillophilia for giving such amazing deals.
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Shashi Naik
Reviewed: 15 Jul 2022
4.0/5
Flying at the Interlaken was one of the most enchanting experiences we had in Switzerland. My partner and I signed up for it. Neither of us had any prior experience in the sport but there was an instructor to guide us along. Interlaken is most beautiful to begin with, but the bird's eye views are ju... Read More
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Shridevi Saini
Reviewed: 15 Feb 2020
5.0/5
Paragliding In Interlaken by Thrillophilia is a great option for every thrill-seeker touring around Switzerland. The true thrill and sheer adventure are what the Paragliding In Interlaken can be described as. Although I was a little scared at the beginning of the entire activity once I got to wear t... Read More
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Bhramar Patil
Reviewed: 10 Feb 2020
5.0/5
We were worried about the confirmation as we booked the paragliding experience package in Interlaken on the last moment but Thrillophilia sent us the quick confirmation and made our trip more delightful. Kudos to Thrillophilia for the great experience.
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Subhashini Tagore
Reviewed: 12 Jan 2020
5.0/5
The entire activity lasts for a good 20 minutes and every second of it is just extraordinary. The view from the top is mesmerizing and truly amazing.
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Meena Patil
Reviewed: 17 Dec 2019
5.0/5
There are things I loved about the Paragliding In Interlaken while there are others that I have a little issue with. Pros: Amazing view from the top. An experienced guide who will make sure you and your peers are in safe hands. Kids can also try it which is really amazing. The pieces of equ... Read More

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