Attraction In Dharamshala

Paragliding In Dharamshala

Sheltered By The Mountains And Surrounded By Tea Gardens, Bir A Small Village With A Tibetan Colony And Monasteries In Kangra District, Himachal Pradesh; Serves As A Landing Ground And A Base For Hang And Para Gliders. Their Launching (take-off) Destination Billing, Is A Little Meadow At 2,400m (8500 Ft) On The Dhauladhar Ranges, 14-km Up From Bir.

This Meadow One Of The Wonders Of Nature, Perfectly Designed As A Launch Pad, Has Become A Legend On The International Paragliding Circuits And A Destination For World Champion Paraglider Pilots. The Meadow Directly Above The Villages Of Bir And Chaugan, Is One Of The Best Gliding Sites In The World.

The Massive Dhauladar Mountain Range And The Kangra Valley Below With Its Panoramic Views Offer Opportunities For High Altitude 'up And Down' And 'cross-country' Flying For More Than 200-km. The Dhauladar Range Runs From Dalhousie In The North West Of The State, In A Curving Arc South-east To Mandi. Billing Lies Roughly Midway Between Dharamsala And Mandi And To The South West Of Manali And Kulu Valley.