Have you ever wondered what it would be like to soar high in the sky and experience a bird’s eye view of the world? If you do, plan your next trip to Billing and give Tandem Paragliding at Billing a try. It offers excellent world class facility for Paragliding and is one of the best gliding sites in the world. Every year, a pre- World cup event is organized here at Billing. It is also known to have organized the very first Paragliding competition as per the rules of the Federation Aeronautique International.
There are no prerequisites or prior experience required for trying out this adventure activity. Now you can enjoy a tandem paragliding at Billing which is a two-seater joy ride where an experienced Pilot holding International tandem license and an experience of more than 5000 hours of flying does all the needful. All you have to do is sit back and taste the thrill and fun of free flight.
Paragliding is a thrilling sport and gives adrenaline rush like nothing else. With a flying time of 25 – 30 minutes, you get enough time in the air to marvel at the breathtaking vistas of the Dhauladar Range below, feeling the rush throughout. Located in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, Bir and Billing together, has become a hub of sorts for adventure travel and ecotourism. The place is known for many monasteries and home to a Tibetan refugee centre.
Duration: Day Trip with flying time of 10 – 20 minutes
Season: October to June
How to reach?
Billing is easily accessible from Delhi via bus, taxi or air. The Volvo bus service from Delhi takes approx. 10 hours. Alternatively you could take a flight out of Delhi to Gaggal airport in Dharamsala which takes roughly 40 minutes and further hour and a half from the airport to Bir.
What to wear?
To make the best of your experience, wear comfortable and well fitted clothes and ankle length shoes that tie well.
1. Safety briefing
2. 25 - 30 minutes flight with experienced pilot
3. Transfer back from the landing site
3. Transfers to and from airport/bus stop
4. 4.50% Government Service Tax
5. Anything not mentioned under Inclusions
Tandem paragliding was very exciting, we liked a lot and enjoyed a lot. I will come for this adventurous sport again and again based up on my availability.
One of the very good experiences of being in the state of Maharastra.........very kind and patient staff and very good flying instructors ...overall an excellent experience.