Process for complete Paragliding activity in Bir Billing.
Paragliding activity in Bir Billing takes 2 to 3 hrs to complete after reaching at our office.
Reach Bir by bus, car, cab, bike and meet us at Hotel Paul Manor, Chougan Chowk.
Chougan Chowk is 1st point where you get confused as there are 4 roads diversions and also bus stop. Chougan chowk is 2 km before Bir.
Diversions at Chougan Chowk:-
1st diversion to Bir village – 2 km and Billing which is paragliding take off point at 16 km.
2nd diversion to Chougan ground which is paragliding landing area at 1.5 km. This 1.5 km also called as Tibetan colony area having few monasteries, Cafe’s and Tibetan market.
3rd divertion to Chountra village and further to Mandi.
4th diversion is towards Bir road where you meet Nation highway 154.
Our meeting point is also at Chougan chowk. We have hotel Paul Manor here and office. Guests can park their car at hotel parking. Register with our Travel Bir Billing Team at reception area for your Paragliding session. There are few options for paragliding activity depending upon time duration in air, one can choose for best experience:-
Paragliding activity options.
10 to 15 min session.
15 to 30 min session.
30 to 45 min session.
45 to 60 min session.
60 to 120 min paragliding session.
If you are carrying luggage and other stuff you can leave it in your car or at our hotel reception area. Participants only allowed to carry wallet and mobile which can be handover to pilots and kept in pilots harness bag during paragliding flight.
Guests have to carry stuff with them:-
Thick Jacket for winters and windproof jacket for summer.
Gloves and caps for winter.
Sun protection cream for face.
Spirit of adventure and sense of humor.
Registration and further process.
After registering with paragliding team, guests has to drive for another 16 km to paragliding take off point – Billing in our vehicle with paragliding pilots. Drive to Billing in mountain road with so many curves. Guests having motion sickness can sit in front seats and rest can sit on open seats to get mountain freshness. Drive take 45 min to reach at mountain top – Billing.
Billing is an open ridge and paragliding take off point at the 2430 meter from sea level. Pilots open paraglider canopy, put guests in harness, wear their harness and attach it with glider.
Get prepare for flying and wait for proper wind to fly once geared up. There are two launch points at Billing depend upon wind flowing. Wind flowing from West and sometime from East. Sometime sift to other launch point which is 50 mt away or other edge.
Pilots attached behind and guests in front. Pilot asks guests to run once wind appropriate to fly. Depending upon wind, guests need to run for 5 to 10 steps at take off point. Once in air guests have to sit like chair in harness and enjoy aerial view. Pilots control glider, direction and route to reach landing area at chougan which is visible from top.
View of Dahuladhar snow covered mountain peaks, kangra valley, Bir village, Tibetan monasteries and forest during paragliding.
Visit Near Landing area.
Land at Chougan, get video from pilot after paying for it. Landing area is 1.5 km from hotel you have started. If you are in hurry accompany pilots to reach there. Guests have options to visit Monasteries, cafe’s, Buddhist monasteries and also spend time at landing area for enjoying gliders flying in air. Landing area to starting point hotel Paul Manor is 20 min walk away which can be during walk back to hotel.0