Bir-Billing in Kangra district near Baijnath is regarded as one of the best sites in the world for Paragliding. Billing (2290 m) is the take-off site and Bir (1400 m) is the village at the landing site. The road distance between the two is 14 km. Bir is sheltered by the Dhauladhar mountains and the ridges behind rise up to 3000 mtrs, 4000 mtrs, and 5000 mtrs. Bir is a beautiful village surrounded by tea gardens and spectacular scenery, whereas Billing offers unique opportunities for high altitude and cross country flying and flights.