09/02/2012 09:14 am ET Updated Nov 02, 2012

Bird's Eye View: Flight-Seeing Tours Around The World (PHOTOS)

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a tourist!

While fear of flying is a common travel deterrent, "flight-seeing" is an ever-more-popular tourism trend. Ignore the vertigo and see the world from the greatest possible heights -- for example, on a paragliding adventure over the Aspen peaks, offered by Aspen Paragliding through select area hotels including the Gant.

Below, find even more flight-seeing trips.

By Lena Katz

Flightseeing Tours With a Bird's Eye View