Paragliding take off site in bir billing

India is a country with endless possibilities. If you are looking for Paragliding in India then there are many paragliding places in India like (Bir Billing), Nanital, Panchgani, Shillong, and Gangtok) where you can fly by hot air balloon or Solo and Tandem paragliding. There are many such hill stations in India where you would have often gone for a walk and would have been happy to see the green valleys and snowy valleys there. But there are many people who want to visit the hill station, but with this, they want to do something so that there is some adventure in their journey.

If you are going to visit a hill station and you are looking for some adventure sport then paragliding sport will be best for you.

The Top 6 Paragliding Locations In India

(1) Bir-Billing World 2nd the highest and Best Paragliding Site.

paraglider doing paragliding in bir billing and horse eating grass.

Bir Billing is a small village located in Himachal Pradesh, India which is practically called the Paragliding Capital of India, and India’s Highest paragliding point. All the International and National Championships are held in Bir Billing in the months of  October to December. The beautiful mountains, greenery, and weather of this place along with the calm environment are perfect for paragliding.

Let us tell the unique thing to you that Bir is the landing site for paragliding and Billing is a take-off site. The distance between these two places is 14 Km. If you are fond of paragliding then definitely visit this place. The nearest airport to Bir Billing is which is located in Gaggal (Kangra) at a distance of km. The Paragliding World Cup was held in Bir Billing for the first time in 2015. Bir-Billing is equally famous for its paragliding experiences with the people of the country as well as with foreigners.

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How To Reach Bir-Billing

Delhi to Bir via buses (Volvo) or flights to the nearest airport in Dharamshala.

Best Time To Visit Bir-Billing

The best time to visit Bir Billing is between October and mid-June when there is no rain and the weather is perfect for paragliding.

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Bir Billing Paragliding Fees

Rs 3000 per person.

(2) Best Place For Paragliding Nainital Uttarakhand

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Nainital of Uttarakhand is a very beautiful city situated at an altitude of about 2000 meters above sea level in the foothills of the Himalayas. This place is very special to visit and paragliding in such a place also has its own way. You can get a bird’s eye view of this beautiful city with the help of paragliding here. The Naini Lake located here is one of the 64 Shakti Peethas in the country. The beautiful pear-shaped lake is considered one of the holiest places in the world. Paragliding is offered here at Naukuchiatal.

How To Reach Nainital

You can go to Nainital via bus (Nainital has good bus connectivity) Nearest railway station to go by train is at Kathgodam at a distance of 34 km, if you want to go by air then you have to go at a distance of about 65 km One has to book a chartered flight to the nearest airport located in Pantnagar. No commercial flights here).

Best Time To Visit Nainital

All seasons are good to visit except monsoon (i.e. July- August)

(3) Paragliding Site In India Panchgani, Maharashtra

paragliding in Panchgani, Maharashtra

Panchgani is a famous hill station located in the Satara district of Maharashtra and one of the best weekend getaways that one can think of. Situated at an altitude of about 1200 meters above sea level, this spectacular hill station is also great for paragliding which is one of the favorite tourist destinations. This place has great weather throughout the year which makes it even more special. Panchgani has become one of the paragliding attractions because of the clear sky, perfect altitude, favorable winds, and pleasant weather. Let us tell you that Bhilar, Tapola, and Khingar are some special paragliding places in Panchgani.

How To Reach Panchgani, Maharashtra

Panchgani is well connected to major cities of India by rail, road, and air. Its nearest railway station is in Pune, which is about 96 km from Panchgani, with this you can also reach Panchgani by taxi. Pune has a railway station as well as an airport.

Best Time To Visit Panchgani

November to February as the weather is most pleasant during that time.

(4) Famous Paragliding Site In India Shillong, Meghalaya

paragliding in shillong, meghalaya

Shillong or the Scotland of the East is situated at an average altitude of 1400 meters and is one of the most beautiful tourist places in India. Along with seeing the exciting places and greenery all around, now you can also go paragliding here. The paragliding market is slowly developing in this cute little town, which attracts travel and adventure enthusiasts alike. Paragliding can be done here up to a height of 700 meters.

How To Reach Shillong

Shillong is by road and other modes of transport are not that reliable.

Best Time To Visit Shillong

Summer season is good to visit when the sky is clear and the winds are fine.

(5) Gangtok, North East Place For Paragliding In India

paragliding in Gangtok Sikkim

Gangtok, a famous tourist attraction city in India, is located in the northeast of Sikkim. The city has a lot to offer and paragliding is definitely a special attraction for adventure seekers.

How To Reach Gangtok

The nearest airport to Gangtok is at Bagdogra at a distance of about 124 km and the nearest railway station is at New Jalpaiguri.

Best Time To Visit Gangtok

summer season

(6) South India’s Famous Paragliding Site Nandi Hills, Near Bengaluru

Paragliding Site Nandi Hills, Near Bengaluru

Nandi Hills has located a short distance from the major city of India, Bangalore, which is a beautiful hill station especially famous for paragliding. This place is at an altitude of about 1400 meters above sea level and has a flat surface surrounding the hills for landing.

How To Reach Nandi Hills

Nandi Hills The nearest airport is Bangalore which is located at a distance of about 68 km, from here one can take a bus to reach the hills.

Best Time To Visit Nandi Hills

One can visit this place throughout the year except during the monsoon months of July-September.

What is Paragliding?

Paragliding Flying Paragliders is a very entertaining and adventurous sport, in which the aircraft does not have any solid structure, it is light and has an engine in the flying vehicle. Simply put, this flight is carried out on a light vehicle in which the pilot sits in a harness under a fabric wing. In this light aircraft, the suspension lines are shaped like wings.

The most important thing in this flight is that no engine is installed in the vehicle of this flight. Still, even after this the paraglider can take flight for several hours and cover a distance of several hundred kilometers. However, in paragliding, a distance of 10 kilometers can be covered in a flight of 2 hours. For paragliding, the pilot can climb up to a height of a few thousand meters and perform this adventure sport.

Do’s And Don’ts While Paragliding

Paragliding is a safe sport, so you should not worry while paragliding. Remember rules and regulations and follow them. Taking any risk while paragliding can be full of danger for you so do not ask for a paraglider for stunts. So here is a checklist of things and rules that you should be aware of and it will go a long way in staying safe. But don’t worry it is one of the safest air adventures with very less risk.

(1) Mentally prepared for paragliding.

(2) Know about the weather conditions before going out paragliding as favorable weather is essential for paragliding.

(3) You have to have an empty stomach before and after paragliding.

(4) Must wear a helmet.

(5) Before paragliding, check your safety equipment like your reserve parachute and harness.

(6) At the time of landing, keep in mind that ground obstacles should not come in front of you. (such as power lines)

(7)  Select well-trained poilt.

(8) Wear clothes that are comfortable and light for you according to the weather.

(9) Check your insurance.

(10) Carry a ‘fit to fly’ certificate from your doctor.

Frequent Asked Question

What is the cost of paragliding in India?

The starting cost of paragliding in India starts from Rs 1500 to 25000 per person. This paragliding cost can be different in different Indian states. In Bir Billing Paragliding cost starts from Rs 3000 per person.

Which place is best for paragliding in India?

Bir Billing is the best place for paragliding in India. Because Bir Billing is World's 2nd highest paragliding site in Himachal Pradesh, India. All the Mazer Paragliding Tournaments conduct in Bir Billing. 2015 International Paragliding world cup all held in Bir Billing.

Which is the highest paragliding in India?

Bir Billing is the Highest Paragliding site in Himachal Pradesh, India at 8000 feet above sea level.

Which state in India is famous for paragliding?

Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh is a famous state for paragliding in India. Because Bir Billing is highest paragliding site in India and provided the perfect environment for paragliding.

Which paragliding is best?

Tandem paragliding is best paragliding. Because you fly with an expert paraglider who brief you about that place very well from the Sky.

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