Kerio Valley with its clear blue skies is located at 500 km/310 mi from Nairobi City. It is one of the landmark features of the Great Rift Valley in Kenya. Kerio Valley descends at 1219 m/4000 ft. The valley consists of semi - tropical vegetation on the slopes and dry thorn bush at the base. Kerio Valley's eroded blocks of the Eastern Rift Valley provide with a magnificent scenery.
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Paragliding in Pefkoulia Beach, Lefkada Island, Ionian Islands Greece
Pefkoulia lies on the western side of the island, close to the picturesque village of Agios Nikitas. It is a beautiful sandy beach with plenty of room, not only for bathers but also for paragliding enthusiasts, as it is a popular destination for this sport. Favored with Mediterranean climate, with hot and dry summers and mild winters, the site welcomes you from early spring months till late autumn.
Paragliding in Pefkoulia does not require special skills or particular technical qualifications. Experienced instructors will teach you everything you need to know, in order to admire Lefkada from above. You will soar high above the Ionian sea and the impressive Lefkadian shoreline, which offers breathtaking landscape views and unique flora. The best wind directions are from the west, southwest and northwest.
The take off altitude is at 129 m/ 80.2 ft above sea level and the take off point is found at 38°48’50” (38.814)N; 20°38’4″ (20.6346)E. You can land right on the beach, near your umbrella! But be careful of other pilots and people on the beach. Last but not least, the area provides hotels, restaurants and taverns where you can taste delicious local dishes!!!