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Paragliding Season details
Tandem paragliding at Bir Billing open from October to June and subject to weather conditions. Any can fly without any prior experience, once can enjoy amazing views of Kangra valley, Oak forest and snow covered peaks of Himalaya’s. No previous training required.
Can I fly with my family and friend in paragliding ?
There is only one guest can fly with one paragliding pilot. Guests fly one by one with their respected pilots as per wind conditions and all have different flying time. No one can fly with wife, kid or pet animals.
Use of Mobile Phones & Cameras during Paragliding?
Guests can carry mobile phone , valets with them during paragliding flight but you can hand over to pilots during flight for safety . One can also use their camera and phone for photography but carefully as its unsafe to use it in air.
Photo & Video options during Paragliding?
Pilots offer guests optional photo and video of GOPRO with HD quality. Once can pay to pilots for GOPRO video INR 500 and DSLR pictures for INR 200/- from pilots.
I have more questions about Bir and paragliding !
What happens if it rains or snow on the day of paragliding?
One can reschedule its flying to next day or cancel it and get full refund.
I have no previous experience of Paragliding?
Most of the guests travelling have no prior experience and this is perfectly fine. Pilot flying with you is certified from Himachal Tourism and experienced. Pilot will brief you thoroughly before you take off of Paragliding.
Can my family watch me fly in para glider?
Other members visiting Bir Billing and not doing paragliding can wait at Paragliding landing area. Landing area have view of Takeoff point and have many eateries around.
Pick-up Point & Transport ?
Landing is somewhere 1.5 km from Hotel Paul manor. This 1.5 km is leveled walk through Tibetan colony area having lot of café’s. Monasteries and Tibetan colony
Age & Weight allowed for Paragliding?
Weight limit at Bir Billing for Paragliding is 25 to 90 kg for normal flying and weight limit increase or decrease as per weather conditions at Bir Billing
Take-off & Landing points at Bir Billing?
Guests need to run for couple of steps during take-off in slope of Billing, glider fills with air and makes glider carry weight of gusts and pilot both during flight in air.
At landing guests need to follow pilots instruction to keep your legs properly for safe landing at Bir.
What to bring or carry for Paragliding?
Dress up as per weather condition on the day of Paragliding. Proper shoes, jacket and long pants for all weather conditions. One can wear cap, Sunglasses as per your preference for Paragliding at Bir Billing.