If your dream is to touch sky high, then good adventure cannot be more for you than paragliding. This whole journey is full of adventure. As much as it is popular in foreign countries, its craze is increasing day by day in India.
There is a chance of paragliding in many places in India. Today we are going to tell you about some such places, where your dream of touching the sky through paragliding can come true.
Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh
A small village in the Himachal Pradesh. Bir Billing is the most beautiful and interesting place for the lovers of paragliding. People from all over the world come here to feel the thrill. Bir billing in India is also known as the capital of paragliding.
Lovers of Paragliding-Bir Billing
Bir Billing is quite famous as a city of adventure sports such as paragliding, trek and meditation. Let me tell you that Bir is considered one of the best places in the world for paragliding and the city also hosts the World Paragliding Championship every year.
The take-off site for paragliding here is called Billing and the landing site is Bir which has a total elevation change of about 800 meters. Apart from paragliding, the city of Bir is also an important center for spiritual study and meditation.
The community here is predominantly Tibetan community and hence the Bir culture is heavily influenced by the Tibetan culture. Bir is the center of other adventure-sports activities along with paragliding and has many paragliding.
This place is one of the most scenic routes in Himachal Pradesh, so tourists can also go for trekking here. If you travel to Bir, then you can also include Deer Park and Bir Tea Factory in your trip.
Being an ideal place for paragliding, thousands of tourists come here for paragliding in the months of March to November. The scenic mountains of this place, greenery, and the calm climate with the weather are favorable for paragliding.
If you are fond of paragliding then definitely visit this place. The Paragliding World Cup was first held in India in 2015 in Bir-Billing. Bir-Billing is equally famous with the people of the country as well as foreigners for their paragliding experiences.
Best Time To Visit Bir Billing
The best time to visit Bir Billing is during the months of April to June i.e. in summer. During the monsoon season, heavy rains occur and there may be a risk of landslides and temperatures fall to zero in winter.
October and November are the ideal months for paragliding from autumn and March to May. The best time to visit Bir is from March to June and from late September to November.
Best Way to reach Bir Billing
There is no direct flight or rail connection to Bir. Ahju railway station (Distt. Mandi) is the nearest railway station, which is only 3 km. The nearest broad gauge railway station of Bir is at Pathankot, which is 142.2 km.
While Gaggal, Kangra Airport at Dharamshala, is the nearest airport, 67.6 km from Bir. Pathankot railway station is connected to major cities of the country and Dharamshala airport is connected to Delhi and Kullu.
Tourists can take taxis or buses from Pathankot to Bir. Other airports close to Bir are Chandigarh (290 km), Amritsar Airport (260 km) and New Delhi (520 km).
Paragliding From Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Himachal’s famous hill station Manali is known for its beautiful plains and paragliding. Here you can do paragliding in any season except monsoon.
Both Solang Valley and Madhi are famous paragliding spots. Your heart will be happy seeing green mountains here from the sky
In Solang Valley, located 20 km from Manali, you can admire the high hills flying in the air .. Apart from paragliding in Solang Valley, you can enjoy snow skating and zoring.