Bir Billing- World’s second highest paragliding spot

Bir Billing is situated in kangra district Himachal Pradesh around 60km from dharamshala. Bir and Billing are 2 different locations, Bir to Billing distance is 14km via road. Bir billing is famous for its adventure activities like trekking, camping, cycling in jungle and the most famous Paragliding. Billing is the take off point for paragliding and Bir is the landing spot for paragliders.

Splendid View of Bir Billing

Bir Billing – Best adventure place

Bir Billing is must place to visit for those who loves adventure activities, doesn’t matter if you are south Indian, North Indian or you belong to any part of the world, this place is going to be the one of the best tour of your life. Bir is also a home to Tibetan refugee with several Buddhist monasteries and large stupa.

Delhi- Bir-Billing-Delhi

So let’s start your tour planning from delhi – bir – delhi.

If you are planning 2 night 3 days tour, then read this completely. You will have alot of fun.

Day 1: Yeah.. its time to start your great adventure tour, pack your bags and reach to ISBT at 8:00 PM to board your volvo for Dharamshala you can also book your train from Delhi to Pathankot, there are many trains available for overnight journey from Delhi to pathankot and Outside of Pathankot Railway station you will easily get Cab or local buses for dharamshala which will take 3-4hrs hours.

Day 2: By 10:00AM you will reach to Dharamshala, take your first deep breath in the mountains of dharamshala and quickly board the next bus for Mcleodganj, you will get bus for mcleodganj after every 15 minutes which will take around 30 mint to reach mcleodganj. So now you are in mcleodganj, checkin your hotel if your booking is being already done else you can easily find your room with the help of locals.

Have your breakfast, do some rest and get ready to explore one of the most beautiful place of himachal pradesh.

Start with Bhagsunag waterfall and bhagsunag temple, it is only 2.5km from the main market of mcleodganj, If you want to take a bath in swimming pool or in the waterfall take your necessaries, Swimming pool is situated near to waterfall. I will suggest to take a dip in swimming pool with a breathe taking view of mountains and have some fun and click lot of memories to take with you.

After having fun at waterfall visit Shiva cafe, which is 5 mint trekking from bhagsunag waterfall and enjoy the view with a cup of hot tea and a plate of hot maggie or other eatables that you would prefer. Don’t forget to click your pictures 🙂

After that in the evening come back to main market and enjoy your evening with famous and tasty pastries of mcleodganj. By night have your dinner and come back to your hotel. Sleep on time as next day you have to leave for Bir in the morning

Day 3: Wake up in the morning around 7:00AM, get ready, have your breakfast and take the cab from the market to Bir. In your way to Bir you will cross Baijnath, If you want to visit baijnath temple then you can take a halt at baijnath and visit the baijnath temple(Lord shiva temple).

Finally after 2 hours drive you will be at your main destination that is Bir. Now in Bir you can visit to travel agents and book your package which includes lunch, dinner, breakfast, camping, bonfire, paragliding, trek to Billing, video and photographs of paragliding, try to bargain as much as possible.

After booking your 3 hour trek from Bir to Billing will start, you can also go by car to billing if you don’t want to trek. But I will suggest you to go for trek. You are going to cross lot of beautiful views, flowing water, river and the most important thing is you can click lot of memories while trekking. trek is easy to moderate. keep water bottle with you as there is no shop in between to buy a packed water bottle.

After 3 hours of trek finally you will be at Billing where you will enjoy the cool breeze, beautiful view and sunset.

Its time to do camping with bonfire and music ON, Its time to meet new buddies and share your 3 days experience, its time to enjoy your night under the stars while sitting and dancing in front of bonfire. At last sleep tight in the tents and through away all the tiredness of the day.

Day 4: Wake up early in the morning and watch sunrise view from your tents, go for a morning walk near by and again click some early morning memories, after that get ready and have your breakfast.

Yeahhh its time to fly in the air like a bird. Get ready because its paragliding time. You are going to fly for next 20-30 minutes in the air, enjoy the time and enjoy the view from the air and from the top.

After 30 minutes of flight you will be land at Bir, take your video and pictures in your phone after landing from your pilot.

Now rent a bicycle and ride navigate to monasteries of Bir, where you will get to know the Buddhist culture and you will see Buddhists doing meditation. These monasteries are very silent and peaceful where you will spend quality and peaceful time, click some memories with Buddhist and ride back to bir.

Board your volvo in the evening and depart back to Delhi.

So that’s the end of your awesome adventurous tour, Hope you will plan soon.

Cost calculation
Delhi to Mcleodganj: 1100-1300
Mcleodganj to Bir personal taxi: 1400-1600
Bir to Delhi: 1200-1500
Paragliding package: 3200-3500

Food and Mcleodganj hotel cost depends on you

So the total cost of the tour will be 7500-9000

Note: Try to bargain as much as possible for Paragliding packages and Taxi.

Things to carry:

  • Sunglasses
  • Trekking shoes and trekking pole
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Sports wear for trekk
  • First aid kit
  • Sunscreen

Hope you like it.

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