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: Billing, Bir Village, Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh
Best time for gliding
: March to May before the monsoon & September to November
Best Suitable for
: TTB and 'cross country' flights
: Tandem Flights (accompanied Flights) or Joy rides available 
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How to get there

Billing is 14Km or an hours rough jeep-taxi or van ride from Bir. The starting point is in front of Cape Amaho in the Chaughan Tibetan colony at around 10 am every morning during the season.  

Air: Kangra has its own domestic airport at Guggal, which is 7km away from Kangra town and about 40 km from Palampur. There are straight flights from Delhi to Guggal.

Rail : Pathankot is the nearest railhead. There is an overnight train from Delhi to Pathankot. From Pathankot Palampur is connected by narrow guage railway. One can also take a bus or taxi to Bir from Pathankot. 

Road :  There are ordinary, semi deluxe or deluxe buses available from Delhi and other major towns of Himachal Pradesh to Dharamsala, Palampur, Baijnath, Jogindernagar or Mandi. All Kulu- Manali buses go via Mandi. Bir can be reached easily from all these towns by buses or taxi. The distances from the different places to Bir are Dharamsala (70km), Mandi (70km), Palampur (35km), Jogindernagar (12km), Baijanath (12km). From Delhi, the overnight services of DTC Indraprastha Service to Baijanth, HTPC Super Deluxe to Palampur both leaving from ISBT Delhi around 6pm are preferable. From the junction which turns off to Bir Road, Taxis and Rikshaws are available.