Bir: The Hangout of Paragliders from India and Abroad

Paragliding in Bir, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh in India

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Adventure Travel Blog Magazine October 2015 Contents 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 story presents some beautiful moments from the paragliding…

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A Day Hike to Ahju Fort, the Vantage Point

The Himalayan hamlets from the fort

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Adventure Travel Blog Magazine October 2015 Contents 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, Badehr, and Suja; (2) twin paragliding sites, Bir…

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Permit, Season…

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

Adventure Travel Blog Magazine October 2015 Contents 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. A branch of HP Gramin Bank (P.N.B.)…

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Where to Eat

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

Adventure Travel Blog Magazine October 2015 Contents 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 as many food options as other frequented touristy…

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Where to Stay in Bir –Billing

Adventure Travel Blog Magazine October 2015 Contents 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 has more than twenty-five guest houses, home stays,…

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Getting around Bir, Billing, and Neighboring Villages

Adventure Travel Blog Magazine October 2015 Contents Download Travel Guide in Pdf (1,230 KB) format… On Foot Walking is the best option to explore Bir and the neighborhood. Most of the attractions mentioned in the guide can be accessed on foot. You can walk along the roads or take shorter…

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How To Reach

Adventure Travel Blog Magazine October 2015 Contents   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 Gaggal, Baijnath, Dharamshala, Palampur, or Joginder Nagar.…

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