Tandem paragliding FAQ’s
What is a tandem paragliding flight?
A tandem paragliding flight means when two people fly at the same time on one specifically designed tandem paragliding wing for two size approximately 38 to 42 m2. During the flight, the paragliding pilot will command the paraglider while the passenger sitting in the front seat. Paragliding tandem flights are suitable for people of all ages, in fact there are no age restrictions.
Is paragliding tandem flight safe?
Of course,paragliding as in any sport, there is remains a certain risk that it’s important to be aware of. However, paragliding flight just like most everyday activities, it’s as safe as you make it. Our certified, trained professional pilots each have 15 years of flight experience and through continuous training and a lot of experience we can say that Our commitment to your safety is paramount. If conditions look iffy, and there is any question about safety, we will not fly but suggest to schedule your tandem flight for some another day.
How do I book my tandem flight with Paragliding Montenegro team?
You can call either send us text message by What's app or Viber application, we suggest these two options because it is faster way of course, you can send us e-mail,but keep in mind that often we won't be able to answer you immediately because during the day we are very busy with tandem flight. By the way, when you schedule your flight we will need the following information: Contact name, phone number or email address, approximate weight of each person flying, what day you’d like to fly as well as, your prefer time of day morning or evening.
When does the season paragliding begin and finished?
We usually say that our main season begins the first week of April and finishes the middle of October, this is the best season for paragliding in Montenegro. We fly six days of the week, by the way, Saturday is closed-not work. During the summer months, the days are also longer which allows us that we can fly often till the sunset so we call you to joint us and experience moments enchanting sunset as well as a view of the entire Budva Riviera, from high above.
How old do I have to be to fly? Is there a minimum or maximum weight?
There are no age restrictions but if you are under eighteen you’ll need a parent or guardian permit. There is technical maximum weight for paragliding average about 220kg, but if you are over 110 kg we will likely need special conditions to fly with you, so we may have to reschedule your flight on the right day. There are no height restrictions or minimum weight. The maximum passenger weight is 120kg.
Can children do paragliding tandem flight too?
Of course, kids can experience the great adventure of a tandem flight. Basically, there is no minimum age for children.Our youngest passenger was only five years old. For kids up to fourteen years, there is also a special offer. The most important thing is that the desire to fly actually comes from the kids themselves.
When is the best time to fly?
Basically, in the morning as well as in the late afternoon the air is really clear and calm! You will feel hardly any wobbling during the flight. During the day, usually after 12 o'clock the thermals are getting stronger but that is nice for those who want to get more elevation and little more adventure.
What is the cost of paragliding tandem flight?
Price of paragliding tandem flights depends what kind of flight that you choose average from 40€ to 110€.Please for more information about kinds of flight visit ourparagliding tandem flight page: https://paraglidingmontenegro.me/tandem-flight/
What if the weather is adverse ?
Although our region has a very favorable weather conditions which allow a large number of days to fly over the year, unfortunately sometimes we are forced to reschedule or cancelled your paragliding tandem flight.If the weather proves unfavorable and we have to cancel your paragliding tandem flight,we are happy to reschedule at your convenience, or if necessary issue a full refund. We will phone you either contact you by text message to tell you if it is not possible to fly because of bad weather If you do not receive any text message please go to the prearranged meeting point at the planned time – we’ll waiting you there.
Can my family come and watch paragliding flight?
We warm encourage you to bring your family to hang out and watch what makes you amazing and extraordinary! But we just ask that they be mindful of other pilots while launching and landing, and to be sure to stay out of the way of the landing zone.We recommend that your friends and family waiting for you at the landing zone that is good opportunity to catch some nice photos.
Can I fly at the same time with my friends ?
Of course, paragliding Montenegro always warm suggest this option that you may fly at the same time as your friends, it’s usually possible to fly in close each other, what allowing for great opportunity to catch nice flight photos.
What do I wear for my paragliding tandem flight?
Generally, you shouldn't be overly concerned about what you should wear for tandem paragliding flight. There’s no exactly official dress code for paragliding, but usually in the air is a lot windier and colder than it is on the ground, especially during the winter and autumn so plan to wear accordingly. We always recommend one extra layer than you would need just standing on the ground. Wear, practical shoes or sneakers, as well as, a sweatshirt or jacket that has good wind protection.Sunglasses and gloves can also be useful, especially in sunny or cold weather. Of course,if you want and carry your camera or phone we recommend having these out only when attached around your neck but it's not necessary because we provide you photos and video by go-pro camera.
What is the difference between cross-country tandem flight and basic tandem flight?
Basically difference is the actual flying airtime! In case of cross-country tandem flight we use all available thermals that the flight usually last around 30-40min.This kind of flight is for the adventurous who are not afraid of heights and want to get a real feeling in flying like a bird. Whereas, basic tandem flight usually last about 15 to 20min. and this is the ideal variant for everyone who want to try paragliding or the first time to feel the beauty of this wonderful experience. But one things is sure in both variants, you are going to experience spectacular impressions!
What else can I do in Budva and its surroundings?
Budva and its surroundings are an extremely attractive tourist destination. The list of sights in this area especially in the summer months is quite large, so we are sure that you will certainly be in doubt as to what to try and visit first. The city of Budva is one of the main tourist centers of Montenegro, and also the largest city on the Budva Riviera. Some historical data indicate that the city was even founded around2.5 thousand years ago. Considering that the city has a long history and a large number of well-preserved monuments, ancient buildings, museums, ancient temples and defensive fortifications of the past can be found in it. Within the walls of the old town of Budva there are cozy cafes and restaurants, numerous souvenir shops and jewelry. If you want to walk along the coast or swim in the warm sea water, you can refresh yourself on a large number of beaches. Nearby you can visit the island of St. Nikola and the peninsula of St. Stefan.