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Your Guide to Paragliding in Korea

If you are that kind of person who is always seeking for adrenaline rush, bungee jumping and skydiving is no problem for you and you need new, challenging adventures? Then paragliding is something you should try in Korea!

Danyang, Korea, is a world-famous paragliding spot with being ranked the 6th best place for paragliding in the world. Danyang is located in North Chungcheong Province which is about a 2.5 hour drive from Seoul. The small city is not only famous for paragliding but also for its 8 scenic wonders, which are supposed to belong to the 8 most beautiful natural sceneries in the whole country.

Paragliding in Korea
Paragliding in Korea guarantees stunning views

Paragliding in Korea – Danyang vs. Yangpyeong

In Korea, there are 2 famous spots for paragliding, which are Danyang and Yangpyeong. The difference between the two spots is mainly the view (which is pretty important when paragliding). Danyang is located in the middle of beautiful rivers surrounded by majestic mountains. Yangpyeong, located in Gyeongi province mainly provides views on forests and parts of Seoul, which is not bad, but simply isn’t as stunning as Danyang.

Paragliding in Korea
Paragliding in Korea: Danyang is beautifully perched between mountains and rivers

The course

It might seem scary gliding through the air down the over 644m high Yangbang mountain. While it takes about 5 minutes to reach the ground, it will be 5 spectacular minutes! If you want to keep those memories forever, you can choose to buy a GoPro video of your trip through the air.

Click here for a video of Danyang’s Paragliding course!

Paragliding in Korea
Paragliding in Korea: One of the best paragliding spots in the world!

Safety first

Don’t worry, Paragliding is pretty safe. The pilot member of the national paragliding team as well as the Korean Champion of Paragliding have assured that Danyang is a great and safe place for paragliding.

It is one of our most popular tours and there has never been an accident! But just in case, there is an insurance included in our ticket price. First of all, you start off with a safety training which will prepare you perfectly for your adventure. Moreover, you won’t fly alone, a professional instructor is with you all the time and takes care of everything. The only thing you have to do is to enjoy the view!

The course is great for paragliders of all ages, even children starting from 4 years old can join (There is special gear for children available) and adults up to 70 years! Paragliding would surely make an exciting family trip 😉

Paragliding in Korea
Paragliding in Korea: Don’t worry, you are in safe hands with us!

After Paragliding

After the exciting flight, it’s probably already early afternoon and time for a late lunch before we continue the tour! The tour guide will take you to the best restaurant in Danyang where you can indulge in delicious Korean food which will restore your energy! And don’t worry if you have any dietary restrictions, just let us know while booking.

When in Danyang, you cannot miss the 8 scenic views, which are widely known as one of the most beautiful natural sides of the country. The most famous of them is Dodamsambong Peak, which consists of 3 large rock formations in a river, which are believed to have been a husband, his wife and his mistress in a love triangle. Their difficult relationship angered the Gods and they were turned into stone. Interesting, isn’t it?

What else?

Transport in a spacious and comfortable vehicle, pick up and drop off at your hotel, an English speaking driver guide, insurance as well as your paragliding adventure are all included! And the best part? The tour is currently on sale! From 249 USD to only 199 USD!

Join our Paragliding Tour and check it off your bucket list.

Paragliding in Korea
Paragliding in Korea: Enjoy the best view on Danyang from above!

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One Comment

  1. Donna Harrison

    What is the best time of year to experience this adventure? I want to plan a trip to Korea around it. Also the information given here says that it’s for the ages between 4 and 70. However next year I will be 73. I’m in great physical shape and have gone paragliding twice in the past year in Hawaii. Also, I walk regularly, still do half marathons and have even gone skydiving and ziplining. So can the age limit be waived? I would very much love to experience paragliding in Danyang. I look forward to hearing from you.

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