Tandem Paragliding In Japan
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Asagiri Plateau Paragliding School
What shOULD I WEAR?
There is no special clothing that needs to be worn for paragliding, but we recommend long pants and proper shoes. Please no sandals or high heels.
What is the height and weight limit?
There is no height limit, but the your weight needs to be between 20-110 kilograms.
How long is the flight?
Typically flight times are 10-15 minutes. We always try to give people the longest flight we can. If the weather is good, it's not uncommon to have flights of over 30 minutes. From driving up the mountain to flying to the landing zone usually takes about an hour.
What if the flight needs to be cancelled?
If the flight needs to be cancelled due to strong wind or rain, then you will be informed two days prior to your scheduled flight via email. Please be sure to check for this. We are always keeping a close watch on the forecast, however, cancellations do happen. We can reschedule your flight. You will not be charged the cancellation fee.
What is the best season to fly?
We fly all year. Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter are all great times to fly.
what is the age limit?
There is no age limit. Anyone with an interest in paragliding with us can fly. If you are under the age of 18, we will need consent from a parent or guardian.
is paragliding dangerous?
Statistically paragliding is no more dangerous than driving a car. All of our pilots have many years of flying experience, and all of their equipment is regularly inspected.
Do i need to buy special insurance?
All of our pilots are insured already. This means if any sort of injury did occur, your pilots paragliding insurance would cover the cost of any injury to you.
Should i bring my camera?
Sure why not? More photos to enjoy the experience would be great. Your pilot will have a GoPro camera for you to hold during your flight. After the flight, the pilot will send you the video and photos of the experience.
what is the cancellation policy?
You will not be charged the cancellation fee if your flight is cancelled because of bad weather. You will be however be charged 91 USD if you cancel less than 24 hours before the scheduled flight, or don't show up to your appointment.
how important is the weather?
The weather is very important to paragliding. Safety is our first priority, so we will be checking the weather regularly. We will notify customers at least 2 days prior to the scheduled flight if cancellations need to be made.