Bir (बीड) is a village located in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh and is rightfully considered the heaven for Paragliding.
The paragliding launch site is in the meadow at Billing (14 km north of Bir), at an elevation of 2400 metres,while the landing site and most tourist accommodations are in the village of Chowgan (also spelled Chaugan), on the southern edge of Bir. While Billing is the takeoff site for paragliding and Bir for landing; collectively it is known "Bir Billing"..
The Bir-Billing area is a popular site for paraglider pilots, both Indians and visitors from all over the world.
The flying season is from September to October, with some flying also done in November. The village continues to host periodic international competitions and events.
The cost of 25 minute ParaGliding is 2000-2500, negotiations accepted too, and 500 extra charge for GoPro Videos.
Suggestions- if you are a first time jumper then must spent 1 hour at Billing jumping area to acclimatise your body perfectly, eat very light before jump,and wear warm clothes even in summer.
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