Himachal Pradesh

Bir and Billing in Autumn: A Guide for Adventure Travel Activities in Himachal Pradesh, India

Download Travel Guide (PDF 1,230 KB) format… Bir neither has major banks nor any automated teller machines (ATM) for instant cash. However, Kangra Co-operative Bank has a branch in Upper Bir and Tibetan Colony, Lower

Bir and Billing in Autumn: A Guide for Adventure Travel Activities in Himachal Pradesh, India

Download Travel Guide in Pdf (1,230 KB) format… The famous twin paragliding destinations Bir and Billing are not for foodies. However, getting three meals is not difficult. The food is affordable. Bir does not offer

Where to Stay in Bir –Billing

Download the full guide (PDF, 1.35 MB)… You can count the Bir hotels and resorts on the fingers of one hand. Luxury hotels are altogether missing from the popular paragliding site. However, the small village

How To Reach

Download the full report (PDF, 1.35 MB)… How to reach  There are no direct buses, flights, and trains to Bir and Billing from any part of India. Reaching Bir involves at least one stopover at

Deer Park Institute, Tea Factory, Shopping

Download Travel Guide in Pdf (1,230 KB) format… Siddhartha’s Intent Society set up Deer Park Institute: A Center for Study of Classical Indian Wisdom Traditions in the campus of Dzongsar Institute, an old Buddhist college,

Drikung Kagyu Bhumang Jampaling Monastery

Download Travel Guide in Pdf (1,230 KB) format… About 45-minute walk from Chaugan Chowk in Lower Bir, the monastery in Chauntra, Mandi represents the Drikung Kagyu Lineage of Buddhism. The monastery complex houses a gompa,

Palpung Sherabling Monastic Seat

Download Travel Guide in Pdf (1,230 KB) format… Palpung Sherabling Complex is a world of maroon and yellow tints, tones, and shades enhanced with green pines. The golden yellow pagoda-style roofs with the curled eaves