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Written by Rajoo on July 28, 2020 Share on

Things to Do in Bir Billing – a heaven for all adventure enthusiasts

Bir is known as the ‘Paragliding capital of India’, and is a heaven for all adventurers seeking a weekend getaway. Bir is an amazing place to rejuvenate and break away from the worldly worries. If you are seeking an escape, this is just the right place to hit. There are multiple things to do in Bir Billing that can rejuvenate you.

Top Things to Do in Bir Billing

  1. Paragliding in Bir Billing
  2. Camping
  3. Trekking
  4. Visit the Takeoff Site
  5. Shop at the Bir Road
  6. Hang Gliding
  7. Travel by Toy Train
  8. Mountain Biking
  9. Leisure Walk by Bir River
  10. Experience Spa With Arya Marga

1. Paragliding in Bir Billing

paragliding takeoff at Bir-Billing
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Bir Billing is the best place to enjoy paragliding. Bir Billing is on top of every adventure seeker’s wishlist. March-May and October – November are considered the ideal months for this sport as the climate is quite pleasant this time for paragliding. If you are wondering about what time to take up this activity then you must consider the evening and watch the changing hues of the sky as you fly from Billing to Bir. This is something you must try at least once in your life.

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2. Camping

If you visit Bir and stay inside the four premises of a hotel you are surely missing out on an exquisite experience. If you want to enjoy the unadulterated beauty of the place, go for camping. Camping at Bir will provide a magnificent opportunity to enjoy nature.

3. Trekking

Bir Billing is the best place to visit if you are an adventure seeker and trekking is your ultimate calling. There are a number of tours and travel packages which offer a complete trip of Bir and its surrounding places at reasonable prices, starting from eight thousand rupees per person. You can stay at tents and go for early morning treks under trained supervision and proper guidance. These packages offer you trained guides who are experts in the field of trekking and other mountain adventure activities. So you don’t need to worry if you are a novice in the activity of trekking. You can put your faith in them for a holistic experience.

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4. Visit the Takeoff Site

Lying amidst the scintillating suburbs of the surreal mountains and flora and fauna, this place is one destination to sit for a while and entice the eye-soothing view of the surrounding. You can also indulge in taking a stroll around this place and later on take up the training sessions for the aero sports.

Pasture Land of Bir, himachal Pradesh
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5. Shop at the Bir Road

A haven for shopaholics, Bir Road shimmers with a range of goodies that you would love to take back. Rich in Tibetan culture, the place has so much to offer for quenching your shopping thirst. From clothes, handicrafts, mushrooms, and whatnot, you cannot return empty-handed from you Bir vacation. The modest colourful market of Bir will put your bargaining skills to test. Ladies! Doesn’t that count as an opportunity?

6. Hang Gliding

After paragliding, hand gliding is the most popular activity to do in Bir. This aero-sport needs training before, so it is advisable to choose the operator wisely and take the lessons properly before you actually indulge in it. Also to mention that physical fitness is very crucial for this activity hence you must start training yourself a month or two prior. Starting from Billing, the flight lands at Bir amidst the scintillating mountains. If you wish to get a better view of the surrounding scenic beauty, then you must take this activity in the evening to witness the best sunset you would have ever seen in your life.

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7. Travel by Toy Train

Travelling by a toy train has been everyone’s childhood fantasy. The toy train starting from Joginder Nagar gives you the opportunity to experience this unusual thing to do in Bir.  A dream come true, travelling in the adorable toy train will make you pinch yourself as the train moves by the scintillating villages, wooden bridges, and flowing streams. Though the trains ply on a regular basis, you must keep a cheque on the prompt updates as well.

View on a mountains from Bir-Billing
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8. Mountain Biking

Mountain biking is one of the most adventurous sports you can undertake in this hill station. Riding in the mountains and hilly areas can be an uproarious task.  There are especially skilled drivers who are trained to drive in the hills because driving in the mountains is far more difficult than driving in the plain areas. However, if you are a brave-heart and want to enjoy your trip to the mountains to the fullest do try out mountain biking. There are expert riders who can even accompany you if you want them to. Biking through the serpentine rocky mountain roads is a lifetime of experience and you should not miss out on it at any cost. 

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9. Leisure Walk by Bir River

If you’re too tired for a muscle-wrecking expedition and returning to the hotel isn’t something that you want, then taking a walk along the banks of Bir River is the foremost important thing to do in Bir. Let the tranquillity of the flowing water seep in and calm your weary soul. The serene surrounding and soothing sound of the gushing water will certainly make you feel at ease, rendering you the apt escapism you’ve been looking for.

An aerial view of Bir
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10. Experience Spa With Arya Marga

Commemorating the old principles of yoga, this place features programmes associated with the four stages of yoga separately, namely Hatha, Mantra, Kundalini, and Samadhi. There are different courses based exclusively on specific techniques like physical, mental and sensual health. Here you will understand the basics as well as the advancements of Yoga, and get the know-how on amplifying and channelizing your energy.

Spend an adventure laden vacation including various activities like, hand gliding, trekking, and hiking or indulge in a quest to seek peace. A trip to Bir Billing will render you all of these experiences. Check some of the best Himachal Pradesh holiday packages and book your trip now with Pickyourtrail. You can also leave a Whatsapp inquiry for more options.

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