Bir-Billing is the best spot for Tandem Paragliding sessions in Himachal Pradesh, India. Long paragliding flight is for 45 to 60 mins which includes take off from Billing at the altitude of 8000 feet from sea level and landing at Bir which is 4300 feet from sea level.
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.
Included with Paragliding
Bir is worldwide known for paragliding. It is said to be the second best paragliding site in the world and the best in Asia. So, if you want to test your guts, jump off from Bir, this season. The paragliding season is said to be between September to November but you’ll see people paragliding all over the year.
Once at full height (towing can launch pilots up to 3000 feet altitude),the pilot pulls a release cord, and the towline falls away.
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.
The most famous spot in Billing is its paragliding take-off point, which is the world's second highest, towering at 8,000ft, offering panoramic views of the valley below. The landing site is in the western fields of Chowgan in Bir.
The most famous spot in Billing is its paragliding take-off point, which is the world's second highest, towering at 8,000ft, offering panoramic views of the valley below.