Quixada is a town of Ceara, a Brazilian state located in the northeastern part of the country. Although Ceara's fame mainly stems from the great number of its beaches, spreading at 600 km/372 mi long of coastline, the semi-arid region of Quixada is among the first choices of sportsmen from all over the world, since it is one of the most popular paragliding spots in Brazil.
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Paragliding in Kerio Valley, Eldoret, Rift Valley Kenya
Although paragliding has not really picked in Kenya, Kerio Valley’s eroded blocks of the Eastern Rift Valley provide a magnificent scenery when paragliding. Clear blue skies and not many aircraft’s flying make it a perfect paragliding spot.
Although the paragliding flights can last for hours and cover hundreds of kilometers, the normal range will be between 1-2 hours and some tens of kilometers. The popular take off spot is near the Kerio View Hotel and landing is mostly at the take off spot however you can land anywhere. Wind direction here is mostly from north to south and a steady easterly perfect for take off and landing. Average wind is at 15 kph/9.32 mph.
Best times to go paragliding are between the months of December and March when winds are strong.
Relevant activites based in Kenya
Tuesday to Saturday the charge is 13$ for 100 balls per head. On Sundays we give a discount whereby the charge is 10$ for 150 balls per person, which is inclusive of the protective gears and all the equipment used in the game.
We also have lunchbox packages that go for 20$ and salad packages for 15$ inclusive of the game. Each game session goes for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
We are open from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.