There is no doubt that it is the cheapest way to fly. But this does not mean it is the worst. On the contrary, everyone who tries it loves it. ¿Why? Very simple, because you can really appreciate the sensations of flying. The feeling of the wind in your face, the sense of height and the views undoubtely make it one of the most authentic activities that a lover of flying and nature can live.
This sport involves flying with a sort of parachute designed to take advantage of ascending air currents which are those that allow us to rise and stay in the air. It does not have high maintenance costs and learning is relatively cheap for this kind of activity.
For those who are in doubt whether they will like it or just want to try it with out doing any course there is the possibility to fly with an instructor in a tandem paraglider. The truth is that there is no excuse not to try.
In short, it is an amazing activity at an affordable price.