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  • Trip introduction

    This adventure-packed trip to Bir Billing combines a short trek from Bir to Billing with an exciting session of paragliding at Billing. The trek from Bir to Billing takes you uphill through pleasant meadows and pine woods with scenic views of the Kangra hills in sight.

    Your paragliding adventure will strap you in for an exciting flight from Billing to Bir with birds-eye views of the entire valley below you and the Dhauladhar mountains on the horizon. At night, you'll stay in cozy alpine tents pitched to give you the perfect view of the star-studded night sky. Before the trip comes to an end, you'll also take a tour of the monasteries at Bir and explore the local markets, cafes and attractions.

    Destination

    Bir is a small town at the foothills of the mighty Dhauladhar range of mountains in Himachal Pradesh. Home to a large population of Tibetan refugees, the town has developed a unique culture of spiritual study and meditation centred around Buddhism. A short distance from Bir is the town of Billing, located atop the foothills with scenic forests all around. The combined area of Bir Billing is popular among paragliders due to favourable wind conditions and breathtaking views of the upper Dhauladhar mountains. With international competitions bringing in travellers from all around the world, Bir Billing is often called the paragliding capital of India.

    Destination highlights

    Go on a short and easy trek from Bir to Billing. | Participate in an exciting paragliding session at Billing. | Stay in alpine tents pitched under the stars. | Get scenic views of snow-capped peaks in the Dhauladhar range.

    Activity Details

    Trekk

    16+

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Bir Billing adventure: Depart from Delhi

    Arrive at the pick-up point in Delhi by 20:30 hrs and board a private bus. The 11-hr overnight journey will take you from Delhi to Bir through open farmlands and dense woods. Overnight in transit.

    Overnight in transit.

    Arrive in Delhi and begin the overnight journey to Bir. You'll spend the night in transit. Today's meal package does not include any meals. Please make sure to have dinner before reporting to the pick-up point and carry packed snacks for the journey.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Delhi

    Delhi

    20:30 PM

    Food

    No meals are provided today

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Bir Billing adventure: Bir to Billing
    Day 3 of the Bir Billing adventure: Paragliding at Billing
    Day 4 of the Bir Billing adventure: Return to Delhi
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 30 days before the departure date of the Bir Billing adventure: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made between 15-30 days before the departure date of the Bir Billing adventure: 25% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 15 days before the departure date of the Bir Billing adventure: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    For cancellations of the paragliding activity due to unforeseen circumstances: INR 1,500 refund.

    All refunds are processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers who wish to go paragliding at Bir Billing are required to weigh between 45-95 kgs.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the tour guide during the Bir Billing adventure.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is prohibited during the trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Please note that paragliding is a wind-dependant activity, the itinerary of which may be cancelled or changed depending on factors such as the weather and wind conditions.

    Tardiness in arriving at the pick-up point may lead to missing the trip, without any refund. Please ensure punctuality in reporting to the pick-up point on the date of your departure.

    The tour operator reserves the right to change or cancel the itinerary of this Bir Billing adventure due to bad weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances to ensure maximum safety of travellers and staff. Travellers are required to bear any additional costs arising due to such a change in itinerary.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the Bir Billing adventure.
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    • Paragliding Bir Biling Himachal Pradesh Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Paragliding Bir Biling Himachal Pradesh Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Paragliding Bir Biling Himachal Pradesh Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Paragliding Bir Biling Himachal Pradesh Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Paragliding Bir Biling Himachal Pradesh Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements between Delhi and Bir in a Tempo Traveller or similar vehicle

    • Accommodation for 1 night in alpine tents on triple-sharing basis
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, mattress etc.
    • All breakfasts and dinners from breakfast on day 2 to breakfast on day 3
    • One paragliding session at Billing
    • All equipment required for paragliding: safety harness, glider, helmet etc.
    • Services of experienced tour leader, paragliding pilot and support staff
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city and Delhi

    • Any meals not mentioned in inclusions (lunch, throughout the trip)
    • Upgrade accommodation to Swiss tents (arranged at a total trip cost of INR 7,300 per person)
    • Costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as gratuity tips to staff, extra meals, beverages etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable shirts/t-shirts
    • Track pants or hiking shorts
    • Trekking shoes
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Extra pair of dry clothes`
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Hard luggage like suitcases, trolleys etc.

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Tempo Traveller or similar vehicle for transport between Delhi and Bir
    • All equipment required for paragliding: safety harness, glider, helmet etc.
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, mattress

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Water bottle
    • Sun hat/cap
    • Poncho or raincoat
    • Trekking pole (optional)
    • Personal toiletries
    • Lightweight towel or napkins
    • Lip balm and moisturizing cream
    • Small torch (with batteries)

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit for this trip.