The bald peak of Billing, above the Buddhist Monastery of Bir in Kangra, has been the venue for five national and three international hang gliding rallies since 1984. The site is perfect for para gliding too. And this sport is a mix of sky-diving and hang-gliding. A fairly recent sport that is steadily gaining popularity, para-gliding is possible at various places in the state. Places where para gliding is done regularly are - Bundla Dhar near Bilaspur, in the Kullu valley and at Intkali in the Pabbar valley near Rohru.
Himachal Tourism sponsors training programmes and events at various times of the year. in different places. There is an Adventure Sports Hostel at Dharamshala and an Aero Sports Complex at Bir. For details of training facilities, contact sports associations, or the Divisional Tourism Development Officers of Himachal Tourism.