Paragliding Capital Of The World

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Bir Billing in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh is the world’s 2nd best and Asia’s top paragliding site. After 2015, this remote village in the mountains saw an upswing in its popularity after it hosted the Paragliding World Cup in 2015. The village has over 140 paragliders. Paragliding has become a second profession for the villagers, after farming. Aditi Thakur, 16, is the youngest female paraglider. The paragliders climb up to Billing which is at a height of 2400 meter and is 14 km from Bir. The terrain in Bir provides many safe landing options. It also is one of a kind thrilling experience. When you are gliding down from the mountain, you can hear your heart pound in your ear. All the adventure lovers will love this experience. From Delhi, you can get to Bir on a bus or by cab. Bir – Billing is home to a Tibetian colony which means momos, thupka and la-phing are made impeccably. The best time to visit is in between October and June. During monsoon, the terrains are not suitable and the weather is moisty, which is not apt for the glide. Camp Oak View, Friends Adventure and Blue Umbrella are few of the trusted and popular paragliding operators. Their instructors are trusted and have been in the industry for quite some time.

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