Paragliding has been around way before the hit Korean series “Crash Landing On You” came into existence and made people curious about life in North Korea. If you’re one of those who became curious of paragliding due to that Netflix series, you may want to read this article.
You may not know this yet, but Lima, Peru is among the best locations to paraglide, mainly due to its setting. Lima sits high on a sheer cliff overlooking the ocean on its edge. At the base of this cliff is the mighty Atlantic Ocean below. The weather in Lima, is perfect for a relaxing float over the ocean or any other water activity as well.
Why Paraglide In Lima?
Lima may not often be mentioned as one of the top sites for paragliding, but it is ideal for the sport. A popular hangout for locals and tourists alike, Lima is home to a lot of nature. You are bound to easily find an area that is full of natural beauty, including many birdlife as well as beautiful rivers and streams, and you would want to catch a glimpse of them from high above.
Witness Lima’s many waterways, which are lined with lush vegetation that makes boating easy and safe as well. Some of the areas have excellent sailing, while others offer an even easier, but equally enjoyable ride across the water. Boats of all sizes can be found, that make a boating vacation an enjoyable one for all who take a trip.
The Chinchero River is an area with many boats, which travel up and down the river. There are also some bridges in this area as well. It is possible to stay overnight along this river. Another reason to visit this area is that it is an excellent spot for bird watching as well as boating.
Other Things You Can Do
Aside from paragliding, you won’t easily forget Lima, as there are other things you can do. In fact, there are several things that you can do while on vacation in the city of Lima. A lot of people come here to go sightseeing. Once you’ve enjoyed the view of Peru from above while paragliding, the different museums and art galleries you can find on the land can make you appreciate the country more.
If you happen to be in Lima, another popular destination you would want to spend your vacation prior to or after paragliding is the Plaza de Armas, where you can experience the history of Lima and learn more about the place. There are also other buildings and monuments nearby that you can visit. In fact, there are a lot of historical sites that are worth visiting and touring, and if that isn’t enough, you can hire a boat that will take you around this area and make the trip much more interesting. It’s the best way to enjoy this part of Lima.
If you can get your hands on the Lima airport shuttle bus, you can easily travel between the different destinations in the city. In fact, if you don’t know where to go, you can easily find this information online. You will find that the hotels, the restaurants, bars, restaurants, and other attractions will be close to each other, so you can easily reach them.
So what’s stopping you? Go grab the things you need for travelling and try the paragliding activities in Lima! It surely will be a worthwhile experience and we’d love to hear about it!