World’s 2nd best location for paragliding – Himachal’s Bir Billing

When you think about beauty and adventure together, the first city that comes to mind is Himachal Pradesh. The city that has endless beauty with amazing flora and fauna and is usually known as a paradise for adventurous junkies.

Bir Billing


If you’re planning to visit this beautiful city and are confused about which place to visit for some adventurous activity. Then just hit up Bir Billing!

If you like hopping from one mountain to another, then this place is just meant for you. Bir Billing situated near the heart of this tourist destination, Dharamshala is actually the 2nd best site in the world and the top site in Asia for paragliding. Bir lies in the Tibetan colony of Kangra district at Himachal Pradesh. The village is an easy going village and the best part is every nook and corner of the village serves scrumptious food like mutton momos, thukpa, la-phing and much more. You can just enjoy the view with food lying on the lush green grass, sipping a beverage with a lovely weather. At the height of 2400 meters and 14kms up from Bir is Billing which is the take off site. You can always rent a motorbike or a cab as it’s way up while you can also climb on your own.

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Also in the year 2015, Bir-Billing hosted a paragliding world cup. It was the “first paragliding world cup of India” and more than 145 world paragliding pilots participated along with 500 free flying pilots. The place so is an amazing opportunity for many local paragliding pilots to show their skills to the world. However, anyone can opt for this adventurous ride with an experienced professional and enjoy the beautiful view.

The best time to visit Bir Billing is between the month of October to June. You can get to Bir from Delhi via bus facilities. Book a bus till Baijnath from where you can get a bus or taxi and reach the place in almost half an hour.

So just pack your bags and fly off to this amazing destination.

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