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Bir Billing Tour – Memories for Forever

Bir Billing Tour

Bir-Billing in Himachal Pradesh, India has a rich history, particularly in the realm of aero sports and paragliding. The area has been a popular destination for paragliding enthusiasts since 1984, when the first hand gliding event was held amidst the scenic Dhauladhar Range In fact, Bir Billing is known as the “Paragliding capital of the world” and has hosted periodic international competitions and events, including the first Paragliding World Cup of India in 2015. Bir billing tour packages include various things for tourists.

The Bir Billing tour is a popular adventure activity among tourists from all over the world. 

In all other tourist destinations of Himachal, where there is no place to even breathe in peak time,  Bir-Billing still has that authentic Himachali charm .

On one side the landscape of beer billing features snow clad peak , lush forest and vast rice fields  while the other side is dotted with soulful monasteries .

The Bir-Billing region has also served as a flocking ground for paragliders across the globe since its inception. The two towns of Bir and Billing are located in the valleys of Kangra, and although a treacherous mountain path 14 kilometres apart, the towns are practically inseparable and always referred to as one. The beauty of this setup lies in the fact that the two villages form India’s best paragliding site.

Bir Billing is a perfect blend of Himachali and Tibetan culture.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Bir Billing tour:

1.  Paragliding: 

Bir Billing is popular for paragliding and is considered one of the best paragliding sites in the world. The takeoff site is located at Billing, which is at an altitude of 2400 metres, and the landing site is located in Bir, which is at an altitude of 1400 metres.

2.  Best time to visit: 

The best time to visit Bir Billing for paragliding is from September to November and from March to June. The weather during these months is perfect for paragliding, and the clear skies offer great views of the surrounding mountains.

3.  Other activities: 

Apart from paragliding, there are other activities to do in Bir Billing like trekking, camping, and hiking. The area is surrounded by beautiful mountains, and there are many trekking trails that you can cycling can be also a good option .Bir Billing provides you with the cycles on rent , here you can explore  beauty of nature .It is suggested that the morning time is best for cycling ,the fresh and cool air will fill your body and soul up with a new energy.

4. Best places to visit : 

There are many beautiful places to visit in Bir Billing. Some of the  famous ones are:

Paragliding take-off site, Bir Tea Factory

,Sherab Ling Monastery,Bir Road Market

,Billing Valley, Baijnath Temple and Naarghita Village.

Each of these places offers a unique experience for visitors to Bir Billing.

4.  Accommodation: 

Bir Billing has a variety of accommodation options such as hotels , hostels and guest houses, ranging from ₹1000-₹4000. If you want to make your tour more special then  you can take your accommodation in  luxury resorts. It is advised to pre book your accommodation for  a comfortable tour , especially during the peak season. If you are a tourist then hostels can be the best option as it will provide you with a variety of people  and you will learn a lot from them

5.  How to reach: 

There are four ways to reach Bir Billing i.e.

By Air , By Road , By Train and By Bus .

The cheapest of all is By Train mode , apart from this the nearest airport to Bir Billing is the Gaggal airport, which is around 67 km away. The nearest railway station is in Pathankot, which is around 112 km away. You can hire a taxi or take a bus from the airport or railway station to reach Bir Billing. There can also  be a special way  i.e. you can take toy train from the railway station it will cost you upto ₹100 , the experience will be mesmerising and will always remain in your heart The route of toy train passes by beautiful valley and when it goes on it shakes the feeling will be mix of fear and adventure.

Conclusion

Bir Billing tour offers a thrilling experience for adventure enthusiasts, with paragliding being the main attraction. The picturesque village also offers other activities like trekking, camping, and hiking, making it a perfect destination for a short getaway.

So if you are one of those people who want to experience something new , adventures, Pacific Bir Billing  is the place which must be on the top of your list .