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Bir-Billing is the best spot for Tandem Paragliding sessions in Himachal
Pradesh, India. Normal paragliding flight is for 15 to 30 mins.
Bir is located in Kangra District of Tehsil Baijnath in Himachal Pradesh.
The minimum cost of paragliding in Bir Billing is Rs 3000 per person for a 15-20 min fly. However, a long fly would fetch a charge of Rs 4100. The price remains the same for all age groups.
Paragliding is open in Bir Billing along with other adventure activities. Flight time of Paragliding is 15 to 20 minutes. Climate is cold, with temperatures from 5 to 25 degrees centigrade in winter and 25 to 30 centigrade in the summer season.
Generally Bir Billing remains open for paragliding from the mid of September to the 1st week of July.
Two days are quite enough for a trip to Bir Billing. You can spend your first-day trekking and paragliding. On the next day, you can visit the Stupa and the monasteries.
To start training lessons and trying to fly solo, we recommend the minimum age of 14 or 16 years old. At that age, they should be able to manage a small wing and start doing the first stunts. However, it is not a question of age rather a question of maturity.
Of Bir Billing, Bir is the landing point and Billing is the take-off point, which is the highest paragliding point in Asia.
Flight time of Paragliding is 15 to 20 minutes. Climate is cold, with temperatures from 5 to 25 degrees centigrade in winter and 25 to 30 centigrade in the summer season. Launch site of paragliding at 8020 feet from sea level. Landing site at 4350 feet from sea level.
You should avoid paragliding in the rain because it could cause a drop stall, and the situation could go out of your control. Even the most skilled paragliders have issues when this happens and know that it is not recommendable to fly when it is raining.
The first rule to know is that we are flying under VFR (Visual Flight Rules) and that we must see and be seen! This prohibits us from flying at night or in the clouds.
Bir Billing is a place which is splurged with monasteries displaying the Tibetan culture and its influence on the place and its people. Among other monasteries, Sherab Ling Monastery is the one which is highly popular because of the meditation courses that it offers to the tourists as well as to the local people.