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Paragliding in Bir Billing: This is the best place in Himachal for paragliding lovers, to fly in the sky by paying just this much money. 


Paragliding in Bir Billing: Bir Billing is a small town located in the state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India. This place is quite famous as a city for adventure sports like paragliding, trekking, and meditation. Bir is considered one of the best places in the world for paragliding and the city also hosts the World Paragliding Championships every year. 

The take-off site for paragliding here is called Billing and the landing site is Bir with a total altitude change of about 800. meter. Apart from paragliding, Bir city is also an important center for spiritual studies and meditation. It is mainly inhabited by the Tibetan community and for this reason, the culture of Bir is strongly influenced by Tibetan culture. Bir is a center for paragliding and other adventure sports activities and has many paragliders. This place is one of the most picturesque routes of Himachal Pradesh, so tourists can also go here for trekking.

Paragliding in Bir Billing

Bir Billing is mainly famous for paragliding which attracts a large number of tourists every year. Being an ideal place for paragliding, thousands of tourists come here for paragliding from March to November. The beautiful mountains, greenery, weather as well as calm environment of this place are conducive for paragliding. Bir is the take-off site for paragliding (Paragliding in Bir Billing) and Billing is the landing site located at a distance of about 14 km. If you are fond of paragliding then definitely visit this place. The Paragliding World Cup was held for the first time in India in the year 2015 at Bir-Billing. Bir-Billing is famous for its paragliding experiences among countrymen as well as foreigners.

How much does paragliding cost in Bir Billing? Paragliding in Bir Billing costs Rs

2,500 per person for a 30-minute paragliding flight and is one of the cheapest places for paragliding in India. Paragliding is offered at many places here, charging Rs 1,500 to Rs 2,000 for a 10-15 minute flight.

Famous Restaurants and Local Food in Bir Billing

Bir, being a popular tourist destination, offers many dining options to its tourists. In this city, you can enjoy both Indian and Continental food, which does not weigh too heavily on your pocket. The area is also a major Tibetan settlement. Hence, the food here is also influenced by Tibetan cuisine and popular items like momos are easily available here. Himachali food is quite simple and simple but it has some special dishes, which can be found almost everywhere in the state. The staple food of Himachal includes chapatti, dal, vegetable gravies, and curd. The traditional dishes here include Bhature, Patrodu, Vada, Sattu, Jattu (red rice), etc.

What is the best time to visit Bir Billing The best time to visit

Bir Billing (Paragliding in Bir Billing) is during the months of April to June i.e. during summer. It receives heavy rainfall during the monsoon season and can be prone to landslides and winters with temperatures falling below zero. October and November are autumn and March to May are ideal months for paragliding. The best time to visit Bir is from March to June and from late September to November.

How to reach Bir Billing by flight

If you want to go to Bir Billing by air, then the nearest airport is Gaggal Airport. Which is situated at a distance of 67.6 km from Bir city. Gaggal Airport is well-connected to most of the airports in the country. One can take autorickshaws, buses, and taxis to reach Bir from the airport. It will take you approximately 3 hours to cover the distance from Gaggal to Bir by road.

How to reach Bir Billing by train

For tourists who wish to travel by train, there is no direct rail connection to Bir. The nearest broad gauge station is at Pathankot, located 112.4 km away, while the nearest narrow gauge station is at Ahju, located barely 3 km away from Bir. The toy train runs from Pathankot to Ajju.

How to reach Bir Billing by road

Regular bus services are easily available to Bir city. You can also take a bus or taxi to Bir from places like Shimla, Dharamshala, etc. day or night.

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  1. Wonderful content for helping in my upcoming trip,Thank you so much Mr. Sumit will visit this place soon.


  2. Such a useful content, It'll be really helpful in my journey to Paragliding...


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