Weekend at Bir Billing will take you to a different world of adventure. It is an absolute paradise for adventure lovers. Small village amidst the Himalayas - Bir Billing is popular for paragliding, camping and trekking. The charming town’s natural beauty will take your breath away. The alluring Bir Billing is nestled in the foothills of Himalayas in the Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh.
Travel to Bir Billing on the weekend to get the best trekking, camping and paragliding experience. Bir is one of the best spots in India to do paragliding and it hosts the World Paragliding Championship every year. The takeoff site is Billing and the landing site is Bir. At an altitude of 8900 feet, unwind in the fresh mountain air. Bir is home to thousand Tibetan families. Set against the backdrop of the Dhauladhar Range, the picturesque town offers an excellent camping and trekking adventure experience.
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There is no prior experience required to try out paragliding in Bir Billing. Get the best experience of Tandem Paragliding in Billing which is a two seater joy ride where a professional Pilot holding International tandem paragliding license and an experience of more than 5000 hours of flying does all the needful. You just have to sit back and relax! Enjoy the view and take in the beauty of the mountains! Remember to take your camera with you to boast about the adventure experience to your friends when you get back. Trek in the midst of mountains of Bir Billing to some of the most beautiful tribal villages around. Walk through absolute verdure, and refresh yourself in the Deodar and Oak forests of Himachal Pradesh. Visit the famous Palpung Sherabling Monastery. Stay in the camps close to nature and make some unforgettable memories!
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Arrive at Bir Billing on your own. Bir is about 12 -13 hours’ drive from Delhi. Check in at the Camp Oak View and freshen up. Take rest and have your dinner. Stay overnight at the camps.
Wake up to a beautiful view outside your camps. Relish your delicious breakfast. After breakfast drive to Badagran village, enroute visit Barot, a small and serene town in Himachal Pradesh. Start your guided trek from Badagran Village. 5 - 6 hours of easy trekking from the village will take you through vegetable and pulses fields to the Uhl River Bridge. Reach the bridge and then start hiking upwards to Kukkar Gundha Village, a tribal village home to the farmers and shepherds. Enter the verdant village covered with Deodar and Oak forests. Reach the highest point of the trek called Channa Ghat and admire the view of Thamsar Peak. Ascend and return to the camps. Have your dinner and stay overnight at the camps.
Early in the morning leave for a nature walk to the nearby village trail. Return and have your breakfast. After breakfast drive to Billing for Paragliding. Fly across the blue skies for 20 - 35 minutes. You will be briefed about the activity beforehand. Your safety will be taken care of as professional pilots will be there to help you. Just sit back and rejuvenate and keep your camera busy, your pilot will take you to the tranquility of the skies! Land at Bir and return to the camp. In the evening take a visit to Palpung Sherabling Monastery. Have dinner and stay overnight at the camps.
Wake up early morning and check out from the camps. Leave for your next destination.
Activity: Camping, Trekking, Hiking and Tandem Paragliding
Duration: 3 Nights/ 4 Days
Region: Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh
Maximum Altitude: 8100 Feet