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17 January 2024 5 mins read

Bir Billing Bliss: Soaring Heights of Adventure in Nature’s Embrace

17 January 2024 5 mins read
Bir Billing Bliss: Soaring Heights of Adventure in Nature’s Embrace

Bir Billing is a destination in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is known for paragliding and short treks. Bir Billing is made up of two parts: Bir, a village, and Billing, a takeoff site for paragliding. Bir is home to a Tibetan refugee settlement, several Buddhist monasteries, and a large stupa. Billing is located at an elevation of around 5,000 feet and experiences cold winters. The ideal time to visit Bir-Billing is believed to be between March and June.

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To reach Bir Billing, fly into Gaggal Airport (68 km from Palampur) with frequent Delhi connections. Baijnath Paprola Railway Station links Kangra’s main cities. Access by road includes HRTC buses and private services from Gaggal (68 km), Dharamshala (50 km), Manali (180 km), Shimla (200 km), Chandigarh (280 km), and Delhi (500 km). Direct HRTC Volvo buses run from Bir to the Delhi Bus Stand.

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5 things to do in Bir Billing

1) Paragliding

India’s paragliding hub, Bir Billing, was honored to host the Paragliding World Cup 2015. One of the best activities in Bir Billing is paragliding. Every adventurer has a different experience landing in the plains of Bir after taking off from the hills of Billing. To preserve these amazing experiences for a lifetime, you can also choose to film while paragliding.
  • Best Timings: October to June
  • Price: Rs. 3000 per person
  • Duration: 15 to 20 minutes
paragliding

2. Camping

Camping lovers come to Billing Hills, which is surrounded by peaceful countryside, to set up a tent and spend the night under a starry sky. Furthermore, the breathtaking view of Dhauladhar and other stunning Himalayan mountain ranges is another reason why every traveler would like to stay here. You can camp in two different ways: either set up your tent with permission or use a local campsite.

  • Best time to visit: March to June
  • Price: Starting at $1490 per person
Camping

3. Bungee Jumping

A fantastic way to experience adventure while visiting Bir Billing would be to go bungee jumping. Tiger Team Adventure’s bungee jumping spot is situated 3.4 kilometers from Bir on Salbak’s Bangura Falls Road. Every daredevil is challenged to confront their anxieties and experience floating in zero gravity with this 50-meter jump. Here, ziplining and sky cycling are available activities in addition to bungee jumping.

  • Price: Rs.2450/ Person
  • Best time to try: is October to March
Bungee jumping

4. Bangor Falls

Visiting Bangor Falls is among the most breathtaking activities available in Bir Billing. All visitors want to absorb the energy that the 4-6-foot passing cascade offers to the surroundings. There’s a short track that takes around an hour to hike to reach Bangura Falls. This waterfall is also a great spot for individuals or groups to go camping or have picnics.

  • Best time to Visit: May to October
  • Things to do: Enjoy Picnic, Camping, and Trekking
Bangor Falls

5. Explore Bir

You must be familiar with the local culture and civilization wherever you go as a visitor. A unique window into Tibet is provided by Bir’s Tibetan folk culture. Around Bir Market, there are numerous stores, cafes, eateries, hotels, and resorts. Tibetan culture dominates the market, and monks from that culture may be seen all around. This place has a wonderful and inspiring culture.

  • What to do: Shop for Souvenirs, clothes and mufflers
  • Cuisine: Tibetan and Himachali cuisine
Explore bir

In Conclusion

Bir-Billing is an invitation to discover the peaceful living together of adventure, spirituality, and environment rather than merely a place to visit. Bir-Billing offers an experience that goes beyond the ordinary and leaves a lasting impression on everyone who visits, regardless of whether you’re looking for a peaceful getaway, an exhilarating adventure, or a cultural immersion.

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