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Langkisau hill is best choice place for paragliding if you wish a memorable paragliding experience.

Langkisau paragliding is located at an altitude of 250 m above sea level (dpl) with a takeoff direction that faces the lovely Indian Ocean. The primary landing site is located at Salido Beach, directly below the takeoff site. The landing site offers a large and soft target that can easily be reached, even by beginning students. In addition, Langkisau hill offers a lovely panoramic views.

Getting There

Langkisau hill is located in the Painan, West Sumatra, about 88km from the city of Padang and is a adequate two hour adventure by car.

To Do
Advantage of flying at Langkisau hill is that is possible to log up to 5, 6 or 7 flights a day.  With a abbreviate 20 minute ride from the beach you can be back on top of Langkisau advancing for your next flight.  Langkisau hill is perhaps the best area in Indonesia to practice repetitive takeoffs and landings!

When the winds are strong, you can be aswell be assured of accomplished aerial opportunities. Generally, pilots can remain aloft for 2 to 3 hours if the conditions are favorable for soaring.

Langkisau also offers an alternate takeoff area near the top of the hill that allows advanced Paragliders to fly over Painan and then land on a field in the middle of the city.   This route offers both a challenging takeoff and landing which should not be attempted by inexperienced pilots!

From the moment you arrive until the time you leave, you will be made to feel acceptable for every accommodation.  The Langkisau Paragliding Club is made up of dedicated paragliding pilots who will do their best to insure that your stay in Painan will be enjoyable.


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