Fly in the wind between two Japanese alpine ranges Paragliding in the Ina Valley

7 hours

June – September

Price: ¥ 23,000 above
(tax included)

Guided / Self-guided

Start / Finish
Nagano / Nagano

7 hours

Activity Level

Technical Level


  • A special plan to experience aerial sports that includes a self-maneuvering experience and a tandem paragliding flight.
  • Gliding up to 300m above the ground, in clear conditions you can enjoy wonderful views of Ina Valley and Japan Alps during the tandem flight. The instructor may even offer you the opportunity to take control.
  • Includes a commemorative photo from you flight and an upcycled windsock gift made from a used paraglider.


Ina Valley, the Valley of Wind, lies between Japan’s central alps and southern alps. This program has been specially designed only for this tour by Yoshiki Kuremoto, a hometown paraglider who grew up riding the winds of the Ina Valley. This special plan offers a set of activities that includes a “paragliding self-maneuvering experience” and “tandem paragliding flight”. For the tandem flight, take off and view the Ina Valley and the alps from 300m up in the air while enjoying the scenery with all your senses. Join this program to enjoy the charm of aerial sports in the Valley of Wind!

Activity Level

  • Self-Maneuvering Experience: Strap into a 7kg paraglider and run down a gentle slope before gliding on your own a couple of meters off the ground.
  • Paragliding Tandem Flight: Wearing a harness attached to a paraglider, launch from the top of Mt. Hatobuki (altitiude 1,320m) after a 20m downhill run with the instructor

Technical Level

  • The instructor will explain each step, so even beginners can enjoy this activity.

Clothing/What to Bring

  • Comfortable clothing (Long sleeve and pants required. Skirts and sandals not allowed)
  • Clothes may get dirty
  • Gloves

Customer Review

Excellent program and lunch! Location and facility were just perfect!

Included in the fee

  • Self-Maneuvering Experience (with English language guiding.)
  • Paragliding Tandem Flight (with English language guiding.)
  • Lunch

Not included in the fee

  • Transportation to/from the meeting point.
  • Insurance (please purchase travel insurance in your own country).
  • Anything else not specified. (The bank transaction fee shall be covered by the customer.)



Event Duration

About 7 hours

Age / Height:

Anyone above 120cm tall

Meeting Point

Car: 10 mins from Ogurogawa IC or 15 mins from Ina IC
Train: From JR Inashi Station (Iida Line), 15 mins by taxi.
Bus: From Ina Bus Terminal, 15 mins by taxi.

Disbanding Point


Program Availability

June ~ September

Minimum Participants

3 – 8 people

Application Deadline

14 days in advance


9:30Meet at ASOBINA
9:30 – 9:45Briefing
9:45 – 11:30Paragliding Self-Maneuvering Experience
11:30~12:30Lunch (spicy curry)
12:30~16:30Paragliding Tandem Flight (flight time about 15mins)
16:30Finish at ASOBINA

* Schedule may change depending on the number of participants.

Cancellation Policy

■ Cancelation by the participant

  • 3 or more days prior 20%
  • 2 days prior 30%
  • Day before 50%
  • Day off, before meeting time 80%
  • No show, no prior contact 100%

■ Cancelation based on provider’s decisions

  • If heavy winds and bad weather is forecasted, the activity may be canceled. In this case, contact will be made by the evening of the day before and there will be no cancellation fees.
  • If weather becomes bad after the activity starts and it is determined that the activity cannot continue, the activity will be changed. In this case, no refund will be given.

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For more information about this experience program, We will coordinate with local suppliers on dates, prices, and details of the program. We will coordinate with local suppliers on dates, prices, and details of the program and provide the program to you.

Please contact us for more information. We look forward to providing you with a unique and immersive experience in the region!

For this experience program, please inquire with our company each time. We will coordinate with local suppliers to arrange the schedule, fees, and detailed content for you. Please start by contacting us.

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