Have you already tried rock climbing, rappelling, body surfing, river rafting? Want to try something that will take the thrill up another notch? We have an option for a perfect weekend getaway where you will enjoy Tandem Paragliding at Bir Billing with stay and get rejuvenated as you soar higher up the sky enraptured by the views of Dhauladhar range below you.
Paragliding is an extremely adventurous activity and the thrill you feel while flying can barely be matched by another sport. You do not need to have any prior experience as you fly Tandem with our experienced pilot. You are briefed with respect to safety, and other instructions are given by our staff, and you must follow these throughout.
While flying the pilot has full control and all you need to do is to relax and enjoy the views and the wind in your face. This is one experience you will always remember and cherish. You could click pictures while in the air to keep those memories forever.
Bir Billing is a great place to experience this activity due to its topography and great locations for launching and landing. We offer you a complete package with one night stay and meals to make your overall experience more comfortable and wholesome.
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You will reach the town of Bir early in the morning via bus, and then leave for Bir Camp site to check-in at your designated camp. Once you get there, rest for a while before you set out to explore the majestic beauty that will surely leave you feeling awestruck. At around 1pm, have lunch and fill yourself up with scrumptious food, after which you will be taken for a trek to the Bir forest and the nearby waterfall. Enjoy the setting sun around a bonfire as you gorge on some evening snacks. Later, you will be served with dinner at the camp. Make sure you sleep early at night as you need to prepare for paragliding the next day.
Early the next morning, relish a cup of tea as you breathe in the cool fresh air. After having your breakfast, get ready for a drive to Billing for Paragliding. Fly across the sapphire-blue skies for 15 - 20 minutes at a height of around 2,400 m. You will be briefed about the activity beforehand. Your safety will be taken care of as professional pilots will be there to help you. Then, after this exciting experience, you can explore the town of Bir on mountain bikes.
Spend the rest of the day at your leisure; just sit back and rejuvenate yourself as you bask in the tranquillity of the nature. You can even explore Tibetan refugee settlement surrounded by Buddhist monasteries and a large stupa. Take your camera along with you and wander around the town clicking pictures. Eat Tibetan food and interact with the locals until 6 pm, which is when you will leave for Delhi.
Duration: 1 Night/ 2 Days, with flying time of 15 – 20 minutes
Season: October to June
Location: Bir Billing
How to reach?
Bir Billing is located in the Kangra district of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. There are overnight buses from Delhi that take roughly 10 hours to reach Billing. The nearest airport is Gaggal airport at Dharamsala with frequent flights from Delhi.
What to wear?
Since the activity involves you staying in the air, wear clothes that are comfortable and well-fitted. The same goes for your footwear.