Tandem Paragliding Malcesine

Lake Garda

 

Index

 

1 Description and Logistics

2 Price and Payment

3 Meetingpoint and Time

4 Booking

5 Clothes and Stuff  you can bring

6 Physical condition and other important information

 

 

1 Description and Logistics

 

The flight consists in gliding down 1700mts (5000 ft) of  height difference
which takes at least 20-25 minutes , if the weather condition allows it we
will try to fly longer playing with the thermals. The flights in the morning are
normally very calm with a slightly better view then in the afternoon in the afternoon it gets sometimes a bit foggy but this doesn't affect the flight experience at all , in average we have in the afternoon
better chances to fly for a little longer ( 25-35 minutes ).

The takeoff-area is very big and has a smooth inclination which allows us to
make an easy and safe takeoff.
The landing area is located 1.5 km direction north from malcesine
( 15-20 minutes walk along the river ) You can also take the bus to go back , the bus passes by every hour.

There is also a big parking place between malcesine and the landing area
where you can park the car , so if you have somebody coming with you that
won't fly i will suggest them to park there and to walk 5 minutes further to
the landing area where you would meet them later when we land.
There is also a underground parking below the cablecar station.
The pilots can bypass the queue at the cablecar station only with their passengers (only one passenger for each pilot).

 

Consider that there is lots of traffic on the mainroad around the Gardalake during the summer and that it's not allways easy to find a parking place in Malcesine. You should also consider taking the boat to reach us!
A delay from your side that exceeds 30 minutes might lead to the cancellation of the flight(s).


2 Price and Payment

 

The Tandemflight costs 150e per person during the period of low season ( January-June / Oktober-December) and 170e / person during the three month of high season ( July / August / September ) and those prices include :


- Cable-car ticket
- Movie of the whole flight in HD quality on Sd-Memorycard
- Insurance
- Lots of fun !

 

You don't have to pay anything in advance , the payment should be done in
cash right after the landing.

Unfortunately there is no Atm close to the landing area.

Bring your wallet with you there is space for a small handbag in your harness.
If we don't land you don't pay :-)

 

NEWS  - upon request you can get for 10e extra also the 360 degrees movie of the flight on a second SD-Kard (16gb).

Currently only possible for my passenger as I am currently the only pilot offering that )


See examples :

https://youtu.be/UcdqG2rRk-A


https://youtu.be/qta9_EjGhr8


 

3 Meetingpoint and Time

 

Meeting Times are :  9.00 / 11.00 / 13.00 / 15.00 or 17.00

Please be at the Meetinpoint 10 minutes earlier!
 

Meetingpoint is at the bottom station downtown in Malcesine outside on the terrace in front of the cable car station just above the external stairs next to the external glass elevators.


Adress : Via Navene Vecchia 12
37018 Malcesine

Google Maps location:

 

https://goo.gl/maps/jCXSLD7QLA82


http://www.google.com/maps/place/45.766383,10.813050

 
Please consider that there is lots of traffic on the mainroad around the Gardalake during the summer and that it's not allways easy to find a parking place in Malcesine. You should also consider taking the boat to reach us!


4 Booking


Just choose a day and the time and if it is already booked I will suggest you an alternative slot.
I usually suggest 13.00 pm as first options because in case of unstable weather this slots gets less affected due to cancellation.
In case there will be more than one passenger I will organize the additional pilots ( max 4 pilots/passengers each round ).
 

Due to the fact that this wonderful sport is sensible to the weather
conditions I suggest you to book the flight(s) in the first possible day of your stay so we can try to postpone the activity in case of need.

In high season you should book at least 2-3 weeks in advance...but you are also free to book now if you want.

To request the booking please send and email with the following informations :

- Nr of passengers
- Day and Time you choose
- Passenger's weight ( Male max 95 kg / Female max 80 kg 'no exception sorry' )
- Passenger's height
- Mobile phone nr.
- City or Town you will be coming from to get to the meetingpoint
 

Email adresses :     riccardo@malcesine.co.uk or  info@paraglidingmalcesine.com


Please consider that your booking is valid only after you got the confirmation from my side.  No confirmation means no registered booking yet ! If you didn't get a confirmation or reply within the next 12 hours write me please back!!

 

An early cancellation from your side ( at least 3-4 days in advance )  is not a big problem for us.

5 Clothes and stuff you can bring

 

At the takeoff is at 1750 meters of height and we usually have there 10 to 15 degrees celsius less than downtown at the Gardalake.
Bring warm clothes ( according to the season ) , good shoes ,sunglasses and
good mood :-)
If needed we have an extra Jacket / Sweatshirt for you allways with us.
You can also bring your own camera if you want and make pictures while we record the movie, your hands are free during the flight.

 

Bring your wallet with you there is space for a small handbag in your harness.

 

 

6  Physical condition and other important information



-The passenger participates responsibly in this activity by walking fast of even running with the pilot , depending of the actual wind contitions at the takeoff , that’s the reason why the passenger shouldn’t have mental disability and should be physically relatively fit.

If you are not sure , just ask us and we will be glad to help you!


-If you know that you suffer a lot from motionsickness you might reconsider this activity or take the necessary precautions beforehand.
You could per example get some pils against motionsickness at the pharmacy.

 

-Please consider also that we fly also when the weather is cloudy a/o foggy.

-Please consider that there is lots of traffic on the main road and that it's not allways easy to find a parking place here in Malcesine.
 

-We obviously fly only in absolutely safe weather conditions in order to avoid any kind of danger. This restriction can lead sometimes also to a ‘last minute’ cancellation of the flight but on the other side we always land safely and enjoy the flights.
 


Hope to see you soon!
Thanks and Cheers from Malcesine
Riccardo
+393479600730 Whatsapp

Tripadvisor :

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Main Website :

http://www.paraglidingmalcesine.com