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Paragliding in Cusco

Paragliding in Cusco

You can´t say you've seen all of the Sacred Valley of the Incas if you have not been able to see it from the most privileged location that only birds and some athletes share... 

Wondering about what things to do in Cusco that you will never forget? Well, the paragliding experience 45 minutes away from the city of Cusco will allow you to fly like a condor at 5000 meters high (16,500 feet) and enjoy the same landscapes contemplated by the inhabitants of the formerly powerful Inca Empire. You will also witness the great blue sky with some clouds and hear the birds twittering. After a safe landing, you will have lived an amazing moment and you got numerous details from this paragliding flight in the Sacred Valley to tell your friends. Ready to make some unforgettable memories? Dare to feel this sensation and rest assured that you would enjoy the most beautiful sight of a mysterious world. You will feel the freedom of the condor in the very heart of the Andes. The privilege of contemplating nature from this point is only reserve for those who dare to fly, despite all their fear. A magnificent experience that awaits you.

Quick Itinerary:


08:30 We pick you up from Hotel

09:00 Driving to Chinchero

10:00 Paragliding Briefing

10:10 Paragliding over the Sacred Valley

11:00 Return to Cusco


What will you do?

  • Fly over the Sacred Valley of the Incas and admire the spectacular scenery
  • Take spectacular photos and videos of the flight to share with friends and family
  • You will be assisted by a specialized instructor so that you live the experience of your life

Packing List:

We recommended take a small rucksack with:

  • Water
  • Snack
  • Camera
  • Light jacket
  • Comfortable clothes

Interesting Information

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We pick you up from your hotel at 09:00 hrs. to go to Chinchero in private transport. Is in this place where we will make our adventure in Paragliding, there our guide will give us a safety talk and instructions for our 800 meter flight, after some practices we will take the big leap. Depending on the climatic state we can start once arrived at the place; otherwise, we have to wait as long as necessary to be able to carry out our flight practices. It is necessary to have extra time since this sport depends on the climate. You can make a maximum flight of 35 minutes and a minimum of 20 minutes for each person.


In the afternoon, we will return to Cusco, arriving at 2 pm. approximately.



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  • English / Spanish Paragliding Instructor
  • Complete Paragliding Equipment
  • Private transport
  • First aid kit


Not Included
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  • Video or photography services
  • Water
  • Meals
  • Tips to local staff.


Highlights of Paragliding in Cusco
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  • Explore the Sacred Valley from the air
  • Visit Chincheros town


Useful Information
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Departure Point: Cusco - We pick you up from your hotel.

Departure Time: 09:00

Return Point: Cusco - Near to the main square 

Service Level: Comfortable tourist-class transport and professional bilingual guide (Spanish - English).

Physical Rating: 1 - Demanding - Easy

Age requirement: 2+ / All travellers under 18 age must be accompanied by an adult.

Tour Operator: Inca Trail Machu

Doubts and Frequent Questions about Paragliding in Cusco
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Do I need to have any technical skills or training to Paraglide Cusco?

No, all paragliding tours in Cusco and the Sacred Valley are flights that should be operated by trained instructors. The experts will give you the steps before the flight of how to take off and land in a safe way, but once you airborne the pilot will be in full control.


Can we fly without wind?

No, the paraglider can not fly without enough wind for it to rise.


If we are flying and the wind is going away?

Nothing happens because the Paraglider is a device designed to fly, for that reason if the wind goes away, the Paraglider descends gently and the pilot directs it to land in one of the alternate landing areas, which are very wide and safe.


Can I take my camera during the flight?

No, since during the flight you can not have anything in your hands. But nevertheless, we can videotape your entire flight.



If during the flight I wish to land before time, what can we do?

Yes, of course, if for some reason you want to land then we will do it immediately. Our intention is that you have a pleasant experience.


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