Here are the top 15 tourist attractions to see in Bir Billing:

1. Paragliding in Bir Billing

4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 15
places to visit in Bir Billing

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.

2. Hang Gliding in Bir Billing

3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 15
places to visit in Bir Billing

Another adventure sport which majorly attracts adventure seekers from all over the country, hand gliding is a popular sport which requires training for participation. Billing(14 km) is the launch pad for the hand gliders and Bir is the landing site.

3. Palpung Sherabling Monastery

3.5 /5

0 km
from city center
3 out of 15
places to visit in Bir Billing

The natural beauty of this little town, with a colorful Tibetan influence can be taken in and truly experienced by talking walks around the place.

4. Bir Road

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 15
places to visit in Bir Billing

There is a modest yet colorful culture of shopping in Bir, with a handful of local markets with much of the everyday hustle-bustle.

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5. Tibetan Colony

3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
5 out of 15
places to visit in Bir Billing

The Tibetan colony is famous for a number of handicrafts sold here as well as local Tibetan food.

6. Bir Tea Factory

3.2 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 15
places to visit in Bir Billing

This cooperative located near the Bir Bazaar, is another tourist spot in the area.

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7. Chokling Monastery

3.2 /5

0 km
from city center
7 out of 15
places to visit in Bir Billing

This is one of the most popular monasteries in Bir and houses a grand and huge stupa as well as an enthralling statue of Padmasambhava. This monastery is located in the Bir Tibetan colony.

8. Dharmalaya Institute

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
8 out of 15
places to visit in Bir Billing

The institute is an eco-campus where one can volunteer for a number of environmental programmes such as organic farming, sustainable village development, green building etc as well as a number of recreational activities like meditation and yoga.

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9. Deer Park Institute

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
9 out of 15
places to visit in Bir Billing

The Deer Park Institute is a centre for the study of classical Indian wisdom traditions where you can enroll in programs on meditation, philosophy, art and culture, Yoga and healing arts, Buddhism and more.

10. Tashi Jong Monastery

19 km
from city center
10 out of 15
places to visit in Bir Billing

The Tashi Jong Monastery is not just a centre for worship for Buddhists but is also the homely abode of various Tibetan refugees. The complex has a college for freshers and a Tibetan restaurant beside the main shrine.

11. Palampur

11 out of 15
places to visit in Bir Billing

With pine and deodar forests and tea gardens encircling the town and numerous streams pouring in, Palampur is a popular town of Himachal Pradesh located in the Kangra district.

12. Barot Valley

12 out of 15
places to visit in Bir Billing

Barot is a mesmerizingly beautiful village located in the serene valleys of Mandi District in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is a new found tourist destination and is located about 67 kilometers away from Mandi. If you are a backpacker, this destination is perfect to backpack through for a day or so. The scenic landscapes are captivating, and the unpolluted air draws travelers from across the world for sightseeing and much more. The location is famous for its numerous trekking trails passing through the village and hence is a preferred trekking destination too.

13. Gunehar Waterfall

13 out of 15
places to visit in Bir Billing

Gunehar Waterfalls is the prime attraction of the Gunehar village, tucked away on a hillock around 1.5 km away from Bir in Himachal Pradesh. At a height of 100 ft., the gorgeous waterfall can be reached through a short trek from the village and is surely going to be one of the most thrilling and enriching experiences of your life.

14. Baijnath Temple

14 out of 15
places to visit in Bir Billing

Baijnath Temple is one of the most popular temples in Himachal Pradesh, and here, Lord Shiva is worshipped as the 'God of Healing'. Baijnath or Vaidyanath is an avatar of the great Lord Shiva, and in this avatar, the great lord rids his devotees of all miseries and pain. As a result, this temple holds ultimate significance to all Lord Shiva devotees and is considered to be extremely sacred. In fact, the water of this temple is believed to be of medicinal value and has the potential to cure several illnesses and diseases. This draws thousands of devotees from all around the world every year.

15. Chamunda Devi Temple

79 km
from city center
15 out of 15
places to visit in Bir Billing

One of the most visited shrines of the Holy Goddess is the Chamunda Devi Temple, about 15 km from the Kangra Valley. The temple is home to the shrine of the raging form of the goddess, where she is flanked by the male Hindu deities, Hanuman and Bhairava. The majestic panoramic view of the Dhauladhar ranges from the Temple is awe-inspiring.

FAQs on Bir Billing

How much does a package cost for Bir?

The packages for Bir start at INR 5198 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

Can you suggest an itinerary for Bir?

Day 1: Reach Bir, preferably by noon and take some rest. In the evening, you can go to the main market in Bir, also known as Bir Bazaar where you can buy the local souvenirs, curios to take back and marvel at. Not very far from here is Bir Tea Factory, which is a popular shot.
Day 2: If you're in for the adventure, the 2nd day is when you should ideally take off for your trip. Before the trip begins, you should have your safety related documents ready. 14 km from Bir is the town of Billing, which is the takeoff spot for the sport of paragliding.
Day 3: This day should ideally be reserved for a rest. However, if you're active enough, and raring to go, do visit the serene monastery in Chokling, which serves as an important centre of Buddhist studies as well.
Day 4: This is the day when you can either come down to Palampur or go further to Baijnath, an important pilgrimage for Hindu devotees, in the context of Hindu deity, Lord Shiva. Baijnath is 12.7 km. away from Bir, via NH 154.

How can I commute within Bir?

You can take buses or taxis to get around Bir.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Bir?

The top sightseeing places in Bir are Paragliding in Bir Billing, Hang Gliding in Bir Billing, Palpung Sherabling Monastery, Bir Road, Tibetan Colony, Bir Tea Factory.
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