Paragliding in Himachal Pradesh.

Paragliding in Bir Billing – Best Spot for Paragliding in Himachal.

World famous site for paragliding and best paragliding in Himachal at Bir. Fly from 8000 fts and land down at 4000 fts. Long flight available of 15 minutes to 6 hrs for solo and tandem both style of Paragliding. Few Hang gliding solo pilots are also flying here.  Bir is best in Himachal for Paragliding. This spot “Bir Billing” is best for Paragliding in India and Asia as well. Choose your best Team to Fly experience fullest at Bir. Location of Bir is Near Delhi as direct connectivity of Volvo buses to Bir from Delhi and Chandigarh.
Best Team for Paragliding in Bir “Travel Bir Billing.”

1. Short Paragliding session —- 10-15 min paragliding session
2. Normal Paragliding session- 15-30 min paragliding session

Paragliding in Phulla-Dhara village (Mandi) – 360 degree.

Take off site called as 360 degree point at 2600 mts from seal level and view all round. This point is not recognized by Govt but become popular for solo pilots who visit Bir for cross country flying, they take halt for few hours or stay overnight during their cross country flying and continue flying after that. This point is near Barot and very beautiful.  One can fly over Barot valley and Jogindernagar while flying from this paragliding point.

Paragliding in Indrunag – Dharamashala and Macleodganj.

Indrunag Paragliding take off point is 5 km from Dharamshala main market. Paragliding take off point is approved in 2011 by Himachal Tourism department to promote tourism. Air time of Paragliding flight is 8 to 10 min in Dharamahala. Spot of Paragliding point is somewhere 14 km from Macleodganj.

Paragliding in Himachal at Bilaspur.

Bilaspur developed for paragliding in recent years for developing adventure sport destination to attract more tourists. Bilaspur is a small paragliding spot hosted paragliding compition in 2019. Bandla hill is take off point and landing area in open ground near it.

Paragliding in Khajiyar – Recommended spot for Paragliding in Himachal Pradesh.

Khajjiyar paragliding is short session of 10 min, Flying experience is over Devdara forest, small dal lake and land. Khajiyyar located near famous hill tourist destination Dalhousie in Chamba distt of Himachal Pradesh.

Paragliding in Kullu Manali – Recommended spot for Paragliding in Himachal Pradesh.

There are three paragliding spots in Kullu Manali flying. Most safe spot at Dobhi near Kullu with 10 min session, Second Paragliding spot at Solang valley which is 2-5 min session of Paragliding and third is Madhi which is 10 to 20 min paragliding session.

Paragliding flight session- 8-10 min paragliding session.

Paragliding in Shimla.

Shimla Paragliding spot is located at Waknaghat, which is located 20 km before Shimla in Chandigargh Shimla Highway. Paragliding spot here is 8-12 min session of paragliding and best for tourist travelling Shima and want to experience Paragliding.

Paragliding in kaza in Spiti Valley.

Spiti valley Paragliding at Kaza town. Kaza open for tourists from May to Sept and during that time few flying happening for solo pilots for paragliding to bird eye view of Spiti valley.

Paragliding in Keylong in Lahoul.

Site for paragliding in Keylong is recently recognized but not open for tourist due to its wind conditions. Paragliding spot at Keylong provide 5 to 10 min flight in normal conditions.

Things to do around Camp Oak View, Bir Billing – Paragliding.

Paragliding session in Bir

Best place to experience paragliding is Bir-Billing. One can do different session of paragliding in the valley.

S.noParagliding NameTime duration of paraglidingPer person PriceSeason for Paragliding activity
1Normal session of Paragliding15 min to 30 min Paragliding session  2000/- Per personOctober to June
2Medium session of paragliding30 min to 45 min Paragliding session  4000/- Per personOctober to mid June
3Long session of paragliding45 min to 60 min Paragliding session 5500/-  Per personMid October – Mid Dec and
4Cross country session of Paragliding60 min to 120 min Paragliding session 10000/- Per personMid October to Mid Dec and Mid Feb to Mid April.

Hike to Sunset Point near old local house in Bir Billing:-

Bir village and Small hike through village trail crossing two small streams and two small village houses. View from sunset point is towards Palampur having view of Palpung Sherabling monastery, Garh mata view, Asha puri devi towers view, Dhouladhar mountain range and valley in front. Sunset in winters in Palampur valley and towards Dhouladhar mountain range in summers. One can see sunset from there and return back to camp Oak View before dark.

Hike to Bari village, Bir.

Trek is 3-4 km from Camp Oak view passing through Oak, Rhododendron and Oak forest. Trekking is through connecting village trail. Trek trail through Dhanadi and Bari village. Trekking is easy and having view of Bir village and Dhouladhar mountain range. One can trek to Bir post villages to reach Forest guest house.

Trek to Tribal village, Thathi village

Trek is 16 km round way takes 6 to 7 hrs, trail to Thathi village passing through marred village. Trekking is easy and passing all three tribal villages of Thathi (tribal village) – Kothar Thathi, Kryon Thathi and main village is Chougan Thathi. Houses in villages are old styled having ground floor for cattle’s and upper part for them, Houses made up of stone and wooden logs. Villagers depend upon agriculture and cattle’s.

Cycling through Oak forest:

Cyling trail is off road and best experience near Camp oak View in Bir Billing valley.

Bird watching in Bir

Camp Oak View is best place for Bird watching in Bir Billing valley of Himachal Pradesh, there are so many species of birds spots here. One can spend time in forest to explore birds.

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Activities around Bir Billing Himachal Pradesh – Paragliding and others.

Bada Bhangal village is most tribal part of Himchal, which is known as the origin of river ‘Ravi’. People at Bada Bhangal village are semi tribal in nature and known as semi Nomads and called as Bhangali.

Paragliding at Bir Billing is one of the best experience. Bir Billing successfully hosted paragliding world cup in 2015, 500 pilots from 135 countries participated. Bir Billing has option of both solo and tandem paragliding. Charges of Tandem paragliding varies from INR 2500/- per person to 15000/- depending upon time duration of the flights. Mr Arvind Paul has best team of Paragliding at Bir Billing. Arvind is two time national champion.