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Gliding - Fly High Like A Bird
Flying high like a bird has always been a matter of great fascination for every one. Sounds impossible but very easy to full fill it. Yes with paragliding, hang gliding and aero or hand gliding, this dream can be full-filled very easily.

Gliding in Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh - Gliding Destination
IN the recent years with the growing number of tourists here, HTDC ( Himachal Pradesh Tourism Corporation ) have launched many aero sports like Gliding, Hand Gliding and Para Gliding. Popular among all is Billing where every year International Gliding competitions are organized. Playing a major role in promoting tourism in the state, these sports are a big travel attraction of today's time.

Para Gliding In Himachal Pradesh
Para gliding is the most popular of all the aero sports and also the easiest one. Basically para gliding is a combination of hang gliding and the parachuting that takes you high in the sky. The only difference between these two aero sports is that in parachuting you have to jump off from an aeroplane, while in para gliding, one runs down a hill.

Paragliding Destinations
Himachal Pradesh boasts of a number of good sites for para gliding and some of them are among the world's best sites.
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1. Bir and Billing in the Kangra valley
2. Solang in the Kulu valley
3. Chamba
4. Dalhousie
5. Dharamshala

Best Time To Visit: The best time to go for para gliding is from mid-May till June and from September till mid-October. Avoid the monsoon season.

Things To Remember Before Para Gliding - Although there is not much to take care of during the sport but still there are few important points that one should always remember. 1. A person should be physically and mentally fit for the sport as it requires much strength. 2. People who have high/low blood pressure or are overweight should avoid it. 3. Always listen to the instructions of the instructor before every flight.

Hang Gliding In Himachal Pradesh
Hang gliding is all about the wind. All you have to do is listen to the instructions carefully and then you are ready to get set go. In this sport the glider is tied from the center of the keel that has long extended blades to navigate through air currents. To take-off in air, you have to run on a downhill at a slope of around 40 degree to fill air in the columns of the keel. Hang-gliding Destinations - Himachal Pradesh boasts of a number of good sites for hang gliding and some of them are as follows.
1. Billing and Bir
2. Kasauli
3. Dharamshala
4. Shimla

Best Time To Visit: The best time to go for hang gliding is from mid-May till June and from September till mid-October. Avoid the monsoon season.

Things To Remember Before Hang Gliding:
1. Taking the safety measures and following the safety instructions given by your trainer are very important to listen and also to follow. 2. If you have fear of height and also blood pressure problem then its better to stay away. 3. Hang gliding needs both mental and physical fitness so better be ready for it.

Hand Gliding In Himachal Pradesh
Hand Gliding in Himachal Pradesh Hand Gliding is almost very much similar to hang gliding. The only difference between these two is that hand gliding is much more complicated then hang. A hand-glider is a heavy (55 kg), bulky and complicated object, and the technicalities are more tedious. It takes around 2 hours to open and almost the same to fold back a hand-glider. Hand- Gliding is a risky sport so you should take uttermost care during the taking off and the landing. Basic training for hand Gliding is also necessary. Hand-gliding Destinations - Himachal Pradesh boasts of a number of good sites for hand gliding and some of them are as follows.
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1. Billing and Bir
2. Kasauli
3. Dharamshala
4. Shimla

Best Time To Visit: The best time to go for hand gliding is from mid-May till June and from September till mid-October. Avoid the monsoon season.

Things To Remember Before Hand Gliding:
1. Taking the safety measures and following the safety instructions given by your trainer are very important to listen and also to follow. 2. If you have fear of height and also blood pressure problem then its better to stay away. 3. Hang gliding needs both mental and physical fitness so better be ready for it.

Essential Gliding Gears
1. Essential gears for gliding include a glider, a harness, a safety helmet, a life jacket, a variometer, ankle support shoes and rough clothing.
2. In Himachal Pradesh, gliding equipment with in-built safety features of the international standards are available.
3. Second hand gliders in good condition are also available at reasonable price.


Training Courses For Gliders
Himachal Pradesh Tourism Department conducts proper education and training courses for the gliding enthusiasts from April to June and Mid September to mid November under the guidance of foreign trained instructors. In a week's training, you can easily fly like a bird in the sky.

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