Motor paragliding over Rhodope mountain

Route: Velingrad

Advanced booking required

Departure: every day, depending on the weather conditions.

Starting point: in your hotel in Sofia – our driver will wait for you at the reception with „TOUR 4 FUN” sign.

Duration: 1 day with transfer (flight 15-30 minutes)

English speaking paragliding leader

Prices per tourist: 10 minutes
Minimum number of tourists required for the paragliding flight - 2 participants
Price for 2 tourists - 150 euro
Price for 3 tourists - 125 euro

Prices per tourist: 20 minutes
Minimum number of tourists required for the paragliding flight - 2 participants
Price for 2 tourists - 198 euro
Price for 3 tourists - 173 euro

Prices per tourist: 30 minutes
Minimum number of tourists required for the paragliding flight - 2 participants
Price for 2 tourists - 228 euro
Price for 3 tourists - 203 euro

For larger groups, Tour 4 fun can offer rates on request. Please send us an email at info@tour4fun.net

Price includes:
- Pick up from your hotel in Sofia and transfer by car or minibus (groups more than 5+ tourists) to the take–off site, near the town of Velingrad and back.
- Flight duration: minimum 15-30 minutes depending on the weather conditions.
- Paragliding leader.
- Paragliding safety helmets (will be provided at the take-off location.)

The town of Velingrad has a population of 24 000 inhabitants. It is a municipal centre with 23 component settlements. The town lies at a distance of 49 km from the district centre Pazadzhik. It is located at the Chepino Valley at the Western Rhodope Mountains at an altitude of 750 m.

The region was populated by the Thracian tribes during V c. B.C. Many mounds, necropolis, walls and fortresses of that time were discovered. In the beginning of IX century it became part of the Bulgarian State. During the Ottoman yoke the population was forcefully converted to the Muslim religion. The present-day town was formed by the merging of three villages in 1948 - the villages of Kamenitza, Ladzhene and Chepino. Velingrad is a national spa and climate resort. There are more than 70 mineral springs in the region with different temperatures and capacity. The average capacity is between 130-140 liters per second and the temperatures vary from 22 to 91C. They are used for treating diseases of the locomotory system, liver, gastric, skin and other diseases.

The lake of Kleptuza is a karst spring near Velingrad. The lake gathers waters from a vast region of karst marbles. The average capacity of the lake spring is 400 litres per second with a temperature of 8 o C.

If you want to reserve a SPA Holiday in Velingrad, click here.

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