Bir-Billing :- Destination of Culture, Adventure, Tribal and Unexplored.
Bir-Billing is small village of Himachal Pradesh. Himachal is northern state of India located 550 km from national capital New Delhi. State of Himachal is known for its mountain terrain and its beautiful landscape. Shimla is Himachal’s capital and during British Raj, Shimla was winter capital of India.
Himachal Pradesh has many tourist destinations for leisure, honeymoon, road trip, adventure, pilgrimage, tribal treks, National Park, Naturopathy and winter sports.
Bir-Billing is popular for adventure lovers to experience paragliding sport for joy rides and learning. Paragliding is become a famous adventure and Bir is known worldwide for the same and considered among top paragliding destination in world. Gliding here at Bir is quite safe and well connected with road and has many things to explore from air in mighty Dhauladhar mountain range of Himalayas.
Facts one must know before travelling to Bir for easy and safe travel:-
Best way to Reach :-
Bir is 550 km from Delhi and connected by all means of Air, Road and Air.
Direct Volvo buses to Bir on regular basis. Both ordinary buses and Volvo buses – our blog for bus details to Bir.
Air transport till Gaggal airport which is 70 km away and direct connectivity from Delhi. Other nearest airport – Chandigarh Airport – 280 km, Amritsar Airport – 230 km.
Rail transport till Pathankot at 140 km, Una is 150 km, Amb is 120 km and Toy train from Pathankot to Bir (Aijhu) at 2 km away.
Routes to Reach Bir from Different destinations by road to Bir.
Delhi to Chandigarh to Una to Paragpur to Kangra to Palampur to Baijnath to Bir is 550 km.
Manali to Mandi to Jogindernagar to Bir – 170 km.
Dharamshala to Palampur to Baijnath to Bir – 70 km.
Pathankot to Nagrota to Palampur to Baijnath to Bir – 140 km.
Elevation of Bir : 5000 feet from sea level.
Village Bir, Tehsil – Baijnath,
District – Kangra,
District headquarter – Dharamshala,
Pin code – 176077,
GMT – +0530 HRS one time zone,
Language spoken – Hindi, Pahari (Kangri and Mandyali),
Contact Details for information – +91 83510 12018,
Inhabitants – Pahari and Tibetan Refugees,
Nearest Polish station – Bir Polish station,
Nearest Hospital – Primary health centre, Bir, Civil hospital Baijnath, VMRT palampur.
Attractions of Bir-Billing:-
Bir Billing Paragliding, Tribal villages, Refugee’s Monasteries, Cafe’s and Tea factory.
What to Eat :–
Cafe’s at Bir Tibetan colony area serve various flavor of food. Best place for non veg – Hotel Paul Manor and Dinner with Bonfire at Camp Oak View
Local Travel option :-
Motor bike of rent, cycles available and taxi service for near by travel.
Stay option :–
Camp Oak View Bir, Hotel Paul Manor, Machan camp and Bruce Cottage.
Weather in Bir-Billing :-
Jan to Mid March is very Cold and experience snowfall in upper region at Bir-Billing and beyond,
Mid March to May weather is pleasant and cooler,
June is slightly rainy some times,
July to Sept is Monsoon time and rainy, paragliding closed.
October to December is pleasant for camping, paragliding and trekking.
Bir-Billing is safe to Travel for couples, girls and others.