Kangra

What to see in Kangra, India

A magnificent building stands near Chowgan Chowk in nondescript Tibetan Colony in Bir, Kangra.  I have tried to capture highlights of the building that showcases many traditional Tibetan architectural features. Check the mini photo gallery.

TO ABHA Magazine | Volume 1, Issue 1 | October 2015

Dear Readers, This month I will show you Bir and Billing, the world famous paragliding sites located in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. Why?  Because of patriotic and personal reasons and available hard and soft adventure travel

Paragliding in Billing, Indian Himalayas

Today we will take you to Billing, the paragliding site in Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh. During Autumn, the skies of Billing are dotted with colorful canopies. Check yourself.      

Paragliding in Bir, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh in India

Flying like birds in the blue crisp skies of Bir during autumn is an exhilarating experience. Harvesting the golden yellow crops is a joy that will provide enough fuel during the snowy winter… Today’s photo

The Himalayan hamlets from the fort

The Ahju Fort  complex, located in Kangra District, Himachal Pradesh, features a Bharat Sancher Nagar Limited’s (BSNL) tower, two temples, and the ruins. The complex offers lovely views of (1) the Himalayan hamlets, including Bir, billing,

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