Trek and Tandem Paragliding in Bir Billing

This trekking plus paragliding adventure in the scenic hills of Bir Billing gives you double the fun! You'll trek through the green hills of Himachal Pradesh, spend the night in tents, and go for a thrilling tandem paragliding ride over the mountains and valleys of Billing. Billing, which is your take-off point, lies at an elevation of over 9000 feet, and is considered amongst of the highest take-off spots in the world. Held every Friday, this trip makes a perfect choice for someone looking for adventure over the weekend.

Destination

Located high in the hills of Himachal Pradesh, Bir-BIlling is a perfect setting for a Himalayan adventure. Sprawling green meadows and sloping pastures are surrounded by the snow-topped mountains in the distance. You'll trek through quaint villages with traditional architecture, meet friendly shepherds, and stop at small monasteries en route. As you trek to Bari, you'll appreciate the easy walk, but the highlight is the views from your campsite. Bari village is known to be one of the best spots to watch the sun going down over the mountains. After that, the views only get better when you go paragliding the next day.

Destination highlights

Enjoy paragliding, trekking and camping in a single trip | Get a bird's eye view of the landscape of Himachal's prettiest region | Camp in a meadow near Bari village for the best views

15 kms

20-35 mins

900 feet

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08:00

10:00

Report to Bir as the base camp by noon. You'll walk to Bari village to catch a beautiful sunset. It's a short easy hike, and you'lI get to meet the locals. After that, you'll spend some time relaxing at your campsite, before it's time for dinner. Overnight in tents.

Overnight in triple sharing tents

You'll be camping in triple or quadruple sharing tents, with sleeping bags and mats provided to you. Your package for the day includes evening tea and snacks, and dinner. You can expect a variation of rice pulao, potato, dal, local dishes, eggs, bread, poha, dessert, and tea and milk on the trek.

Food

Evening tea and snacks | Dinner

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Day 1 Milestone

Bir

Bir

12:00 PM

After breakfast, check out of the campsite and head to Billing for a thrilling session of tandem paragliding. Here, you will meet a certified tandem pilot who will brief you regarding the safety procedures of the flight. Accompanied by the pilot, you will take off from the hills of Billing, for an exhilarating flight of 20-30 minutes. After your flight, proceed to your next destination. Your trip ends here.

Overnight in triple sharing tents

Today's meal package includes breakfast before you check out and head towards the flying spot for tandem paragliding.

Food

Breakfast | Lunch | Evening tea and snacks | Dinner

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Day 2 Milestone

Bir

Bir

07:00 AM

Includes / Excludes

Includes

  • Accommodation in tents on triple sharing basis
  • All camping equipment
  • One paragliding session of 25-30 mins
  • Orientation and training
  • All meals, tea and snacks during the trip
  • Service tax

Excludes

  • Any transfers to and from start point
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

What to Wear

What to Wear

  • T-shirt
  • Full-length pants
  • Cap
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Sports shoes/trekking shoes
  • Lightweight floaters/sandals/slippers
  • Not to wear - Saree
  • Skirts
  • Chappals/slippers
  • Expensive jewellery or watches

What not to Wear

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

Equipment / Gear

We Provide

  • Tents
  • Sleeping bags
  • Sleeping mats
  • Toilet tents
  • All safety gear for paragliding

You need to get

  • Small lightweight towel
  • Water bottle
  • Lip balm
  • Torch / flashlight (with extra batteries)
  • Toiletries
  • Day pack/small bag to keep your essentials
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect repellent

Medical Kit

  • Please carry your specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.

Cancellation policy

If cancelled 15 days before the reporting date: 50% of the trek fees is refunded. No refund for late arrival or no show.

If travellers arrive late for trek departures, they will miss the trek and will not receive a refund.

Any meals/services not availed of by the traveller are not refundable.

For cancellations or delays in the trek itinerary due to natural causes/security reasons/unavoidable circumstances, the operator is not responsible.

Rules on trip

Smoking is strictly prohibited.

The flight instructor's decision is final.

Participants must handle the equipment provided to them with care.

Participants must respect local culture and should not litter or deface natural structures/monuments.

Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

The operator does not offer any insurance for accidents, sickness, losses, etc. The traveller is advised to seek their own insurance.Β 

Paragliding is a wind-dependent sport, and the tandem paragliding session may not take place as scheduled. The operator will do everything within their power to see that everyone gets a full flight.

You will be required to sign an Indemnity Form before starting the Bir Billing trip.

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