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There are only a few good Places exist in India which is suitable for Paragliding and no doubt Bir is one of them. a beautiful village situated in the west of Joginder Nagar Valley in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh at an altitude of 2000 mtr. Because of lower hills, It is an ideal landing ground for para-gliders. Bir is famous for its various Buddhist monasteries & Tibetan colony which are worth visiting. The Tibetan colony is one of the earliest Tibetan refugee colony in India and was established in 1962 by those who opposes the Chinese invasion of Tibet. The most famous monastery in Bir is Chokling Monastery, which has a large stupa and a statue of Padmasambhava.
Billing (2600m) is just 14 km distant from Bir. A rock road connects Bir to Billing and one can trek from Bir to Billing on foot. The nearest railway station is Ahju, on the narrow-gauge line running between Pathankot and Jogindernagar via Kangra. Billing is also renowned for being the venue of the first paragliding competition and every year, The Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Government of Himachal Pradesh organizes the ‘Para Gliding Pre-world Cup’ at Bir-Billing in the month of October.
Bir Billing Paragliding Trip Highlights:
Days: 4 Days | Delhi to Delhi.
Ac Volvo/Tempo Traveller from Delhi to Bir and back.
Explore one of the finest sites across India for Paragliding.
Explore various Tibetan colony and various Buddhist monasteries across Bir.
Evening Bonfire and Light Music/ Jamming Session.
Enjoy camping stay in Bir.
Enjoy paragliding in Paragliding capital of India.
Enjoy Treasure Hunt Activity.
Travel with us and improve the likelihood of local communities.
How to Reach Bir and Billing:
- By Air: Air India and Spicejet fly from Delhi to Dharamsala daily, Fare vary from 4,000 to 7,000 depends upon timing. Dharamsala Airport is situated in a town called Gagal, a few kms outside Dharamsala. you can hire a taxi from there to Bir. It will take atmost about 2 hours.
- By Road: Option 1: (BUS) There are several overnight deluxe and volvo buses starts from Delhi for Dharamsala and Manali. If you board in a bus for Dharamsala you just need to get off at Kangra (about 50 km from Bir), and from Kangra you can either hire a Taxi or go with a local bus to Bir. If you take a bus for Manali you will need to get off at Mandi(about 70km from Bir) from here too you can take a taxi or local bus.
Option 2: (TAXI) The fastest way to get to Bir from Delhi is to take a taxi direct from the airport, its a long drive of 12 hours, but this way you will reach directly to Bir.
- By Train: There are several overnight trains between Delhi and Pathankot. You will need to get off the train at Pathankot. From there its easy to get a taxi to Bir (about 4 hours).
- Best Time to Visit Bir Billing : March to May before the monsoon & September to November.
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Bank Account Details:
Bank : STATE BANK OF INDIA
A/C Name : EXPLORE HIMALAYA ADVENTURE SPORTS ASSOCIA
A/C Number : 62444339763
Branch : PATPARGANJ, DELHI
IFSC Code : SBIN0021310
Tour Booking Terms & Conditions:-
We would like to inform you that the trip you are taking now is a pure Himalayan Travel Journey. As you are aware, many of the areas in which we operate and travel are remote and under developed regions of the country, hence the conditions are less predictable and unexpected is the norm. Many of the places, which we visit, do not even have any facility of emergency health services. Road conditions are below any international standards on some parts of the journey and travel can be uncomfortable and occasionally a vehicle may break down. If you think that you are not prepared to endure this nature of Himalayan Travel Experience, we request you to consider all these factors at the time of finalizing your trip to avoid any disappointments later. Changing Himalayan weather patterns can also dictate that itinerary be changed from time to time., landslides on the way, strikes or political movements could also affect the original itinerary. The tour leader who is traveling with you will do everything in his capacity to ensure best possible service and minimize inconvenience of any nature. With all the above mentioned pre information, we hope that you have been fully clarified. any request on cancellation will not be taken over the phone.
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Cancellation before 30 Days of trip start - 90% refund.
Cancellation between 30-20 Days of trip start - 80 % refund
cancellation between 20-10 Days of trip start - 50 % refund
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Our Group Adventure Journey will start by Boarding in tempo traveller for Bir. We will assemble at our pre notified destination in Delhi by 7 pm and meet other group members. After the initial introduction, we leave from Delhi for our Paragliding and camping trip to BIR.
We Reach Bir by morning, transfer to the campsite. Freshen up, have breakfast and get ready for the paragliding from Billing to Bir. Drive to Billing for your paragliding session. Enjoy the best paragliding in India. After landing at Bir, you can explore the local town of Bir, enjoy the scenic sunset and do cafe hopping. There are many good eateries in BIR and can also taste local Strawberry wine. Later return to the campsite. Dinner and Bonfire at the property.
After breakfast at the campsite, start the trek to the nearby waterfall. Enjoy the dense forest trail and the waterfall. Visit nearby monasteries like Palpung sherbling monastery, Chokling monastery, local markets of bir and depart for Delhi by evening.