Paragliding in Bir Billing is open from 16 September 2023.
Paragliding is closed in Bir Billing as of now due to the monsoon like every year. Paragliding closed in Bir Billing for 2 months every year during monsoon. Conditions are not good for flying due to low visibility at take-off (monsoon clouds are low), and frequent and heavy rain in the region. The tourism department of Himachal Pradesh located at Dharamshala closed Paragliding for 2 months every year. Bir Billing is located in the foothills of the Himalayas facing the flat Kangra Valley to experience direct wind from the valley which is due to Bir Billing’s unique geographic conditions.
Paragliding Open in Bir Billing from 16 Sept.
Now time to open the Paragliding activity in Bir Billing from 16 September 2023 after the monsoon. The tourism department open adventure activities from 16 September. Conditions start improving from mid-September onwards, morning slots are good as the weather and wind are good. After October 1st week conditions are very good even for long flights for 5-6 hrs. Due to these favorable conditions, pilots from all over the world reach Bir Billing to fly solo and experience cross-country flying from October to mid-December.
Paragliding World Cup from 28 October to 2 November 2023 in Bir Billing.
Bir Billing will going to host the Paragliding World Cup from 28 October to 2 November 2023. Approval from Paragliding World cup Association France for the world cup in Bir Billing. The competition is cross-country flying for for 6 days in Bir Billing Valley where paragliding pilots fly for long flights with some target points at a given elevation before landing again at Bir Billing. Tourism Department of Himachal Pradesh, Billing Paragliding Association, Paragliding World Cup Association, France jointly organizing the World cup competition in Bir Billing Valley from 28 October to 2 November.
The expectation of 500 international Paragliding pilots and 500 Indian pilots for participating World Cup in Bir Billing. World Cup is always a big event for Bir Billing. Do visit Bir Billing and enjoy the sky full of Paragliders. Morning and evening tandem paragliding is allowed once the day task is complete.0