Bir Billing

 

Bir Billing Travel Guide

Overview

35 km from Palampur This remote village is famous for Buddhist monasteries. Hang gliding drivers use this place as their landing place. Bir is surrounded by tea plantations. Bir is also an amphitheater at the bottom of the hills and an area is an ideal place for paragliders to descend. The Buddhist monastery at Bir and the Tibetan handicrafts sold in them are also very popular. Billing village is in the upper part of Bir. It is popularly known as the most important aero sports center in the country.

Bir Billing provides the option of Paragliding, Trekking to Himachali tribal villages, Mountain Biking, Angling and Camping.

Macleodganj and Dharamshala is 70 km from Bir. Billing is situated north of Bir at the distance of 14 km and gateway to the Thamsar Pass trek. Trek leads to the most tribal regions “Bada Bhangal” of Himachal Pradesh. Bir is mainly a Buddhist town and houses a monastery and a Tibetan handicraft center.

Things to do in Bir

Paragliding

Paragliding- If you go to Bir Billing and do not paraglide, then it is like going to Agra and not visiting the Taj Mahal. Bir is the adventure capital of India and Paragliding is one of the activities in Dharmshala. This is just a 10 to 20 Minute activity that takes you in heaven and gives a panoramic view of the Himalayas.

Biking

Biking is one of the most famous sports in all over world and there is one of the destinations in Dharmshala is Bir. this is the ideal place to biking in the Himalayan region. the trip starts from Bir to Billing. this offers many places to visit l.e Monestry, nature beauty, Waterfall, and 360 Degree view of the Himalayas. when you go to the Bir don’t miss biking trip to the Himalayas

Baijnath Shiva Temple

Baijnath Shiva Temple, Palampur The ‘Baijnath Shiva Temple’ here is one of the most magnificent temples in the Kangra Valley. The ancient name of this city was ‘Kirgram’. It got its name Baijnath due to Shiva Vaidyanath. The temple also has an Adyatam, adorned with pyramidaluma pavilions. Lingam is enshrined in this act. There are also some idols related to Ravana. It is said that Ravana worshiped Shiva at this place. Baijnath is one of the two Jyotirlingas and the Shivaratri festival is celebrated with great pomp here. Baijnath 16 km from Palampur. is far.

Bundlamata Temple

From Palampur, the historic temple of Bundlamata can be reached by walking through tea gardens and open fields. This temple was originally built 500 years ago. The temple is just 2 km from Palampur. is far.

Tea factory

This tea factory is at the beginning of Palampur. The co-operative society here runs this factory. The entire process of making tea can be seen in the factory.

How to go

Airway

Gaggal Airport, 50 km from Palampur, is the nearest airport.

 

railroad track

The nearest railway station is located at Maranda, 2 km away, which is connected to the narrow gauge line. The line connects Pathankot and Joginder Nagar. Pathankot is the nearest broad gauge railway station.

 

Roadway

Palampur is connected by road to almost all the cities of Himachal. Himachal Pradesh State Transport Corporation buses regularly connect Palampur with other cities.

 

Best Time to visit

March to June and September to November can be visited.