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Valais Extreme sports & adrenaline

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Zermatt: Paragliding Tandem Tour with Matterhorn View

1. Zermatt: Paragliding Tandem Tour with Matterhorn View

Zermatt in southern Switzerland’s Valais canton, is one of the most popular mountain resorts renowned for skiing, climbing, and hiking. The town lies below the iconic, pyramid-shaped Matterhorn peak. Here, you have the chance to experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure - a tandem paragliding flight at a 3000-4000-meter altitude. At the meeting point, you’ll be introduced to your instructor, who will give you a presentation on the activity and safety protocols. You’ll take the cable car to the take-off point, as your pilot shares as much as of their knowledge, stories, and anecdotes about Zermatt as you want. Once you’re on the mountain, walk to the take-off point, and hear a short briefing and equipment check. Then, it’s time for the ultimate adventure, as you take a few steps into the air. Now just sit back, relax, and take in the spectacular 360° views over Switzerland, Italy, and France. The pilot will take care of everything, all you have to do is enjoy this magical moment to its fullest. Once you’ve landed, the pilot will download the pictures and videos onto a memory card, ready for you to take home and show off.

Swiss Ski Experience in the Jungfrau Region

2. Swiss Ski Experience in the Jungfrau Region

Enjoy an early morning drive through the beautiful countryside while listening to interesting explanations by your multilingual guide. Grab a bite to eat during a picture stop at the famous mountain resort Interlaken before reaching the ski area of Grindelwald. You will be fitted with the necessary equipment and meet your professional instructor for an exciting afternoon on the gentle slopes at Bodmi arena - a perfect learning environment for ski beginners. During your class, see how your instructor demonstrates the correct techniques and then give it a try yourself and slide across the white snow. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the north face of the Eiger Mountain while skiing the well-prepared slopes. Don't forget to bring your camera to capture these thrilling moments of a once in a lifetime experience. Before starting the return journey, have some leisure time to explore the Alpine village Grindelwald.

Snowkiting School on the Simplon Pass

3. Snowkiting School on the Simplon Pass

Snowkiting or Kite boarding – experience the winter season’s sport of the moment! Throw yourself into a completely new challenge on either skis or snowboard, and be whisked off into the fascinating world of snow kiting in the impressive mountain world of Wallis. For your own safety, the ins-and-outs of snowkiting should be taught at a Kiting school before heading to the mountian. At the IKO Snowkiting School, you can learn all the important maneuvres, get a grip on the basic concept of the sport and master how to handle the kite itself. You’ll learn to harness the forces of nature and to work with them to garner the best from your experiences. With top-quality training under your belt, you’ll quickly become a pro at snowkiting, using wind power to glide over snow and ice. Now that you're ready to practice all that you’ve learned, fun and adventure will soon follow! The Snowkite school in Switzerland offers professional classes for all levels. From beginners through to advanced learners, qualified and expert Snowkite instructors will be at hand to lead lessons. It usually takes beginners only a few hours to learn to navigate their way independently: snowkiting is a lot easier to pick up than kitesurfing on water. Be on top of the trends and don’t let the action pass you by!

Bern: Private 54-Minute Jura and Seeland Helicopter Flight

4. Bern: Private 54-Minute Jura and Seeland Helicopter Flight

Meet the friendly staff at Bern-Belp airport. After a short safety briefing, you will take a seat in the helicopter.  The next 54 minutes will go by quickly as you experience a breathtaking helicopter flight. Start by flying over the towns of Biel, Delémont and St. Ursanne. From there, continue to the windmills of St. Imier, the Chasseral mountain and the Creux-du-Van rockface. After flying over Lake Neuchâtel, you will be able to admire the wonderful views of Lake Murten. You'll also see the Bernese and Vaud Alps over the terrace of Mont Vully. After a safe landing back at Bern airport, you will receive a souvenir. You will also be able to download pictures from your flight without any extra costs.

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What people are saying about Valais

Julio and his guides were amazing!!! My family and I felt safe, secure and cared for 100%!! And it was the experience of a lifetime!!!! Thank you again team!!! Sincerely, The Marchand Family

My father, Steve, did this tour and loved it. He said that he had the best time and his pilot, Eric, was fun and professional. He felt very safe.

Was an absolutely wonderful experience! Well arranged tour, on the ground learning experience for beginners. We had so much fun!

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Amazing flight, and amazing pilots, and amazing service.