Updated: Aug 7
This FAQs blog is for everyone looking for a complete answer to your questions before booking paragliding in Bir Billing. In this guide, we have given all the answers to common FAQs related to Bir Billing paragliding.
Navigate to answers to the following questions mentioned in the pointers below:-
How much does the total time take for complete paragliding in Bir Billing
What is the best season of paragliding in Bir Billing?
The best season for paragliding in Bir Billing is October, November, March, and April.
What is the height of Bir Billing paragliding?
The height of Billing (take-off point) is 8,000ft and Bir (landing point) is 4600ft. Bir is the second highest point in the World.
Is paragliding safe at Bir Billing?
Paragliding is safe at Bir Billing. Bir is a home for some of the top paragliding pilots in the world. To fly with India's top pilot contact us. Read paragliding safety for more details and stay safe while paragliding in Bir Billing.
Is paragliding open in Bir Billing now?
Yes, paragliding is open in Bir from September 15th to July 15th. From July 16th to September 14th paragliding remains closed due to the rainy season.
How much does Bir Billing paragliding cost per person?
Paragliding in Bir Billing costs from ₹3,000 (15 -20 min) to ₹50,000 (5 hours) per person of any age depending on the flying duration and different types of flights.
How much does it cost to skydive in Bir Billing?
Skydive in Bir Billing from tandem paraglider will cost you 10,000rs.
What is the required age for paragliding in Bir Billing?
The minimum required age for paragliding in Bir Billing is 14 whereas the maximum can go 70+ with basic physical or mental health.
What is the weight limit for paragliding in Bir Billing?
The minimum required body weight for paragliding in Bir Billing is 30kg whereas the maximum weight is 90kg.
How much does the total time take for complete paragliding?
The total time to complete the paragliding adventure tour in Bir is 2 - 3 hours depending on the flight duration and the weather. Read the below paragraph for a complete itinerary.
Distance from Bir pickup point to the take-off point (Billing) is a 16km uphill drive which takes 45 minutes to 1 hour.
30 minutes for the briefing and to get ready for the flight.
Flight duration is according to your choice of flight.
30 minutes at landing for packing and collecting your flight video.
Why is Bir Billing famous for paragliding?
The stunning landscapes of the valley, adorned with lush greenery and the majestic Dhauladhar mountain ranges, offer a breathtaking backdrop for paragliding flights. This scenic beauty enhances the overall experience, elevating it to an unparalleled level.
The combination of favorable weather and picturesque surroundings has firmly established Bir Billing as a No.2 paragliding destination globally.
Can we eat before paragliding in Bir Billing?
It is recommended to avoid eating a heavy meal immediately before paragliding. However, it is important to have a sufficient amount of energy and stay hydrated, so a light and balanced meal or snack a few hours before your paragliding session is advisable.
How many paragliding deaths in Bir Billing?
In the past ten years, there are more than 20+ paragliding deaths in Bir Billing including tandem and solo. Read our paragliding safety guide and stay safe.