Bir billing- a mountain paradise
Are you travel geek? Looking for a perfect destination for the coming winter break? Then stay tuned to this article and know exactly where to head to!
The first and most important destination that should be included in your travel bucket is of course- BIR BILLING. From crystal clear sky to lush green mountains, travelling Bir Billing is an extravagant experience. The place offer’s variety of winter sports where you can enjoy adventure the best!
Bir Billing is located in the west of Joginder Nagar Valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh of Northern India.
It is a Paragliding spot in the heart of Himalaya adjacent the famous tourist spot Dharamshala which is in Himachal Pradesh and thus known as the ‘Capital of Paragliding’. Do you know that Bir Billing Hosted Paragliding World cup in 2015? The event was the first ever Paragliding World Cup of India! Happened in the month of October from 24th to 31st, 2015- the event attracted hundreds of participants and visitors. In the paragliding world cup almost 150 top ranked paragliding pilots of around the world along with 500 free flying pilots participated. The event was the great opportunity for many of the locals to showcase their talent and skills to the world.
Bir Billing provides the option of Paragliding, Trekking in the nearby tribal villages, mountain biking, angling and camping in dense green forest. Located 70 km from Dharamshala, Billing is situated north of Bir at a distance of approximately 14 km from the Thamsar Pass trek. The Thamsar Pass Trek which is leading to Bada Bhangal is tribal region of Himachal Pradesh. Bir is a Buddhist town which is a house of monasteries and a range of Tibetan handicraft center.
Things Bir Billing offers to do:
Paragliding, camping and trekking in Bir Billing can only cost you around RS. 1500! The takeoff sight is just 14 kilometers away from Bir, where you can kick start your paragliding experience. Hang gliding, zippling, toy train ride to walking through the blue river, the place is a pure bliss to your soul. The Bir road is a haven for all the shopaholics out there! The roads are lit with goodies rich in Tibetan culture- so the thing you may find here might not be available at your own local markets. From handmade crafts, rare mushrooms to traditional clothes- one cannot return empty handed.
The Bangoru Waterfall lies in the heart of Bir that you just can’t miss out. Only 4.5 km away from the Tibetan colony, covered with lush green grass and chilling cold water is a perfect spot to flaunt your Instagram pictures. To reach the spot, walk from Billing Junction towards the Gunehar Village and just few steps ahead is this wonderful waterfall.
Bir Billing is a fantastic destination for you, if you are craving to rejuvenate your weary tired soul and break away from the daily worries and tensions. Seeking an escape from your timely (9-6) tedious life and to spend some good time with your love, friends and family, Bir Billing is just the right place to strike.