Activity: Tandem Paragliding flight in Bir Billing.
Flight time: 45 minutes – 60 minutes.
Season: October – Mid Dec and Mid Feb to Mid May.
Takeoff site: 8000 fts from sea level.
Landing site: 4300 fts from sea level.
Location: Bir-Billing Himachal Pradesh.
Price: INR 5500/- Per Person + 5% GST.
Route: Billing – Red roof – Landing site Bir Chougan.
Transportation: Drive for 16 km. from Bir landing area to Paragliding take off point at Billing.
• Paragliding session of 45-60 min.
• Bir to Billing transport
• Paragliding pilot.
• Personal expenses such as table drinks, rooms services items, laundry, telephone calls, tips, etc.
• Paragliding weight limit is 20-95 kg, if weight is between 95-115 kg the paragliding team charge INR 500/- extra and also decide it at the time of paragliding, depending upon fitness of person.
• Travel insurance covering medical evacuation, hospitalization, baggage insurance and trip cancellation.
• Any additional expenses for videography of paragliding flight, supplement charges of INR 500 for GOPRO video, expenses caused by disturbance in trip program due to circumstances like weather conditions, sickness, natural disasters, riots etc.
• Liability for or insurance against injury, loss of life, accidents or loss of goods.
Paragliding experience increased with the more time you spend in air.
Pargliding is easy, exciting and enjoyable adventure activity. First flying is most thrill full and adventurous for anyone. The most tough time is when your pilot asked you to gear up for flight and you are waiting for your turn. Point when he say “ready and run” is happened in no time as it passed in listen the instruction and following them. And you are in air in no time. Once you are in air, it’s fun like anything as we say in Himachal “Har Kuch.” It’s really har kuch feeling in air.
Our Himachal Tag Line “Every season is the reason to Travel Himachal“. Don’t go for that if you want to experience Paragliding or any other adventure. Most important thing is to choose the time to travel Bir Billing. All seasons are good for flying but monsoon is not the time for paragliding.
Late December and early January is the time for snowfall here and can be happen any day and night. During these day’s road closed due to layer of hard snow on road, which make the vehicle tyres slips. Most of the time during these days need to walk for 2-3 km. to reach Billing takeoff site. Local drivers can drives till the takeoff point as they are doing it from so many years. Don’t try to driving Billing during snow as it’s not safe. Hire a vehicle which charges INR 500/- for drop to Paragliding takeoff site.
If you want to fly long and choose long Paragliding flight then the best time for you is March to April and October to Mid November. Thermals (which uplift paraglider higher in air) are more and helpful for long and high Paragliding flight. Bir-Billing Himachal pradesh is best paragliding site in India.
Paragliding is an activity for leisure and adventure in which one can fly or jump from Mountain, aeroplane and Cliff with the help of parachute. Parachute is filled with air and uplift the person attached. Height gain in air depend upon thermals’ available to the paraglider. More the thermals more the height gain. Bir Billing is best destination of Paragliding in India and considered as 2nd best spot in world.
Bir is located at the edge of Kangra valley. All the warm thermals from the flat Kangra valley hits with mountains and the thermals at Bir Billing are very strong. These strong thermals are most favorable for Paragliding at the Bir Billing valley.
Sky diving is full of adventure and trill. Sport is quite common but quite expensive. To dive from sky, one need to fly in aeroplane. Jumping from an aeroplane and falling freely till the opening your parachute in sky. Most adventurous part is jump and free fall from sky with current of air.
Balling is a leisure activity in which one can fly in hot air balloon. Direction can be controlled by increase and decrease of hot air. Ballooning organized at Bir Billing during the Paragliding world cup at Bir Billing. This was operated after the Paragliding flying hours at Bir. Balloons operated only for few kms from Bir Billing valley
Jump from high places. High places can be a mountain, can be a building. Parachute opened after few seconds of jump.
This is specialized organized activity in which person attached with elastic rubber rope and rolled down or jump from High. Elastic rope protect the person from shock from rope and check before ground. This activity is organized at Rishikesh in Uttrakhand. Bir Billin also has scope of Bungee jumping
Gliding is the activity in which person start flying in paraglider. There is Gliding of different types as below.
Flight with hand glider is known as hang- gliding. Paragliding introduced later at Bir Billing, earlier hang gliding was famous at Bir Billing.
Bir Billing is best for all these adventure activities. Billing is connected with road. Flying is one of the best experiences at Bir Billing. Valley is known for tribal villages, high mountain passes, trekking to unexplored terrains. Mountain biking in the trails of Valley of Bir is best and adventurous mountain biking lovers.
Villages around Bir Billing valley which are considered as tribal and located in the heart of Dhouladhar wild life sanctuary. Hikes to these villages are amazing full of cultural experience of these tribes of Gaddi shepherds of Himachal.
Raj Gundha Village, Kukkar Gundha Village, Bada gran Village, Thathi village, Naholta village, Plachak, Panihartu of Valley. These villages are home of Trout fish in Uhl river originates. Trekking to these villages is one of the best experiences. These villages are the gateway to Bada Bhangal region of Himachal Pradesh.