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  • Trip introduction

    Embark on a 2-day adventure in Bir Billing and celebrate New Year 2020 in the hills of Himachal Pradesh. You'll begin the last day of the year with a short, easy 4-hr trek in the scenic forests around Billing. At night, you'll gather with your fellow campers and celebrate the New Year 2020 around a bonfire with live music.

    The next day, you'll welcome the first day of the New Year 2020 with an exciting session of paragliding over the mountains at Bir. You'll begin the year right by soaring through the bright and blue sky with bird’s eye views of sprawling, alpine jungles.

    Destination

    Often called the paragliding capital of India, Bir is a popular destination for paragliding enthusiasts from all over the world. Get a memorable start to the New Year 2020 and fly over the mountains and valleys of Bir. With a certified paragliding pilot flying the glider, you'll get a breathtaking, weightless experience over the forest-covered mountains of Bir. You'll spend the night in dome tents, pitched at a picturesque campsite and wake up to misty, morning views of Himachali hills.

    Destination highlights

    Go paragliding over Bir Billing, the paragliding capital of India. | Embark on a short and scenic trek in the alpine jungles around Bir Billing. | Spend the night in dome tents pitched at a scenic campsite. | Celebrate New Year 2020 around a bonfire with live music.

    Activity Details

    Trekk

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    16

    Male

    Yes

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of New Year 2020 Bir Billing paragliding trip: Check-in and go trekking!

    Arrive at meeting point early in the morning and proceed to your campsite for the night. You'll check-in to your dome tents at the campsite, freshen up and travel to Bir. Here, you'll have lunch and begin a short, easy trek among the forests around the town. Hiking through gorgeous mountains, you'll arrive at the village of Bari and return back to the campsite. | In the evening, you'll gather around a bonfire with the rest of your group and celebrate the New Year 2020 with music and snacks. Overnight in tents at Billing campsite.

    Overnight in dome tents at Biling campsite.

    You will be accommodated in dome tents on a triple/quad-sharing basis. Sleeping bags and mattress will be provided to ensure a restful night's sleep. Today's meal package include lunch and dinner. You'll celebrate the new year around a bonfire with music.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Bir

    Biling

    09:30 AM

    Food

    Lunch | Dinner

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    Day 2 of New Year 2020 Bir Billing paragliding trip: Paragliding day!
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made on or before 3 days prior to departure date of the New Year 2020 Bir Billing paragliding trip: 30% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 3 days prior to departure date of the New Year 2020 Bir Billing paragliding trip: No refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

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

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the camp leader during the New Year 2020 Bir Billing paragliding trip.

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

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the New Year 2020 Bir Billing paragliding trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Paragliding in Bir Billing is a wind-dependent activity that may not occur as scheduled due to adverse wind or weather conditions. The tour operator will not be responsible for last minute cancellation of the paragliding trip.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the New Year 2020 Bir Billing paragliding trip to maximize the safety of travellers and staff. Any costs arising due to such a change in the itinerary are borne by the traveller.

    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 New Year 2020 Bir Billing paragliding trip.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements in Bir by Sumo/Alto or similar vehicle

    • Accommodation in dome tents on a triple/quad-sharing basis
    • All equipment required for camping: dome tents, sleeping bag and mattress
    • All meals from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 2
    • Bonfire and music on 31st night
    • One paragliding session in Bir
    • All equipment required for paragliding: harness, glider etc.
    • Services of an experienced trek leader, paragliding pilot and campsite staff
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city-Bir/Biling

    • Upgrade accommodation to twin-sharing basis (pay 4,800 per person)
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as apparel, gear, additional meals or beverages etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
    • Trekking shoes
    • Woollen socks and gloves
    • Windcheater and jacket
    • Sweater and thermal wear
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • T-shirts/sweatshirts and track pants
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Sandals or slippers (while trekking)
    • Denim jeans or restrictive apparel (while trekking)
    • Hard luggage like suitcases

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Sumo/Alto or similar vehicle for transport from Bir
    • All camping equipment required for the trip: dome tents, sleeping bags and mattresses
    • All equipment required for paragliding: harness, glider etc.

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle
    • Sunglasses (polarised, anti-glare)
    • Torch (extra batteries)
    • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.