Riding the warm thermal currents of the air is perhaps the closest man has ever come to sailing Para-Gliding the skies as free as a bird. Almost at will, you dip and wheel high over the hills and valleys.
Bir-Billing in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh is one of the best paragliding site. para-gliding is also possible at other places in the state. Places where para-gliding is done are – Bundla Dhar near Bilaspur, Solang valley near Manali in the Kullu district.
Himachal Tourism sponsors training programmes and events at various times of the year, in different places. There is an Adventure Sports Hostel at Dharamsala (Kangra) and an Aero Sports Complex at Bir. For details of training facilities, contact sports associations or District Tourism Development Office at Dharamsala. Ph: 01892-224430.