- Famous for: Paragliding
- Major Attractions: Paragliding
- Nearby Places: Tea Garden, Shiv Temple Baijnath
- Ideal Visit Time: March-May and October -November
About Bir Billing
Bir-Billing is considered as one of the top three paragliding sites in the world. Known as the Paragliding capital of India, Bir attracts adventure-seekers from throughout the country and the world. Hence, some of the best time that you might spend here might be with your feet in the air. As exciting and thrilling as it is, the activity of paragliding is set amid the lush green meadows with starting point at Billing (2400 m) and landing takes place in the fields at Western Edge of Tibetan Colony in Chowgan (Bir, towards 14 km south). While the experienced get to do a solo show, a novice gets an adventure full ride in a two-seater glider with a skilled instructor.
Proper training programs and certification courses are available for novices. Bir also hosts the Paragliding pre-world cup during the month of October.
How To Reach
Gaggal Airport in Kangra serves as a nearest airport to Bir-Billing, Kangra. One can hire a taxi or a bus from outside the airport to reach Bir, which is approximately 150 kms away.
The nearest railway station to Bir-Billing is the Pathankot Railway Station. It is situated about 150 km away and well connected to major cities like Jammu, Amritsar and Delhi. You can hire a cab to reach the final destination.
Bir is well connected to several major cities of northern India via Biajnath. One can easily hire a bus from Delhi to reach Baijnath bus stand from where a taxi or local bus service takes you to Bir, situated 30 km away.
Our group of 6 people from Delhi Booked Tour With Discover Himachal and had lot of fun and are happy to give a thumbs up for the Kareri Lake trek and experience. we had unlimited fun and the trails were so appealing. Really, a must trek to take for the beginners.
I will be celebrating my first wedding anniversary next month and our honeymoon memories are still very fresh in both our minds.. It was a beautiful experience visiting the snow clad valleys of Shimla-Manali.. and Packthebags made it even more special.
Kullu Manali tour
This experience with Sky Adventures was truly amazing and I got to explore a whole different side of adventure travel. Everything was amazing! Will return soon for more! Loved the glaciers and pristine skies and rivers!