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Be Lit In Bir!

Created with Sketch. BIR Billing, Himachal Pradesh, India
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Duration

2 days

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English, Hindi

Overview

Available Batches:

 19th – 22nd March
 16th – 19th April
 7th- 10th May
 4th – 7th June
 25th – 28th June

 

This tiny hamlet in the Kangra Valley is an absolutely blissful place for your weekend getaway or for spending a lovely weekend away from your home.

Billing, located at an elevation of 2400 m, is internationally famous for being one of the best Paragliding sites in the world. It, in fact, hosts major competitive annual Paragliding events in which all experienced flyers participate to win.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No! It can be you, flying like a free bird. Switch on your adventure mode and paraglide from one of the world’s top paragliding sites
  • Calm down your inner restlessness and surrender to the soothing Buddhist chants
  • Shop for yourself and your loved ones. Handlooms and handicrafts for them shopaholics
  • Experience the tea estates of Bir with a beautiful landscape of mountains painted around you.
  • Get ready to satiate your taste buds with authentic Himachali thali
  • Explore the lanes of Bir, filled with positivity, calming vibes and incense of Buddhist Monasteries
  • Find hidden gems of Kangra district such as Gunehar River pool & Chaugan Village
  • Trail through one of the smallest villages of India- Chaugan and relish the sight of the simplest vibes and lifestyles of the locals
  • Make new memories and friends over a weekend filled with music, dance, games, bonfire & conversations

Itinerary

DAY 0: Friday

- Departure from Majnu ka Tila at 8 PM in Semi-Sleeper Volvo Bus (quilt and water bottles will be provided inside the bus)
- The bus will halt for dinner around 11:30 PM at a local dhaba/hotel
- Warm Ice breaking session over food

DAY 1: Saturday

- Reach our Hostel in Bir by 9AM, check in & freshen up
- Have breakfast and prepare yourself for the road trip ahead
- Head to Billing- take-off site for Paragliding adventures by 12 noon
- From here on, you can either quench your thirst of Paragliding or walk around Billing and enjoy the views
- Enjoy the most beautiful flight of your life as you go up and up in the air & finally come down to the landing site
- Walk down the streets of famous Tibetan Market from the landing site and explore your surroundings
- Take a break for Lunch & fill up your stomachs with some local Tibetan food
- Visit Chokling Monastery and treat the shutterbug in you with some awesome views
- You can explore the option of renting out bicycles (at an additional cost) to roam around Bir for a different experience
-Get back to the famous paragliding landing site in Bir to catch the sunset views
- Walk back to our hostel for Chindi style tipsy gypsy gala night. Chindi welcome shots will be served to start the night right
- Brace yourself for some amazing group bonding activities over music & bonfire
- Dinner under the sky full of stars

DAY 2: Sunday

- Wake up for an early morning breakfast
- Experience morning prayers at the famous buddhist monastery called “Palpung Sherabling Monastery” @ 10:30 AM
- Drive through the tea estates and forest area to reach Eight Stupas and soak some sunshine with breath- taking views
- Take another beautiful ride to get to Gunehar River Pool through Gunehar Village. Watch out for those old constructed Himachali homes and organic farms. Just absorb the calmness that this place has to offer
- Photo pit stop at famous sunset point on Bir Billing road
- Have local Himachali Thali for lunch at one of the famous Dhabas in Ahju
- Take a stroll around Chaugan Village, one of smallest villages of Himachal, spread across a total geographical area of 72.07 hectares with some 42 houses residing close to 220 people.
- Spot various types of vegetation spread across the entire village of Chaugan as the main source of income for the locals here is agriculture
- Absorb the simplicity of living that this place has to offer & Interact with locals if you wish to
- After the village exploration, head straight to the hostel to pick your luggage & bid a warm GOODBYE to Bir
- Have light evening snacks & tea near the bus boarding point
- Return journey to Delhi will start @ 6PM in a semi sleeper volvo bus (quilt and water bottles will be provided inside the bus)
- The bus will halt for dinner around 10:30 PM at a local dhaba/hotel

DAY 3: Monday

-Reach Majnu ka Tilla/ Kashmere Gate Delhi by 7 AM

Included/Excluded

  • Semi sleeper Volvo bus to and from Delhi
  • Accommodation - For 1 night in Bir on sharing basis
  • Veg Meals - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on Day 1, Breakfast & Lunch on Day 2 (authentic Himachali meal)
  • Evening tea/coffee on Day 1 & Day 2
  • Filtered drinking water- Facility of filling up your water bottles at all our places of stay and food. (We encourage you to avoid buying single use plastic bottles)
  • Paragliding charges
  • Bonfire
  • Local sightseeing as per itinerary
  • All permits & taxes
  • Fun Activities & Surprises
  • Common medical Kit
  • Chindi style welcome shots
  • Group photographer for the entire trip
  • Goodies from our sponsors if any
  • Team captain throughout the trip
  • Female Support staff
  • Any other Food and Beverage charges that are not included in the package (e.g. meals during interstate travel)
  • Any other costing involved due to any kind of natural calamity or forced circumstances beyond our control. This would also include expenses on any medical exigencies
  • Any hiking equipment (Shoes, trekking pole etc)
  • Alcoholic Beverage or Cigarettes
  • Tips for the local support staff. This is as per your discretion and will be collected by the team captain towards the end of the trip
  • Any other items not specifically mentioned in Inclusions

Durations

Upto 3 Days

Languages

English
Hindi

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. BIR Billing, Himachal Pradesh, India

FAQs

What will be the pick-up & drop location?
Pick-up Location will be Majnu ka Tila around 8 PM on day 0 & drop location will be Majnu ka Tila / Kashmere Gate around 7 AM on day 3
What is the cancellation policy?
No Refund shall be made with respect to the initial booking amount for any cancellations.

However, the traveller has to bear cancellation cost as per the below schedule;
25% of the trip cost: If cancellations are made 16 days or more before the start date of the trip
50% of the trip cost: If cancellations are made between 8 to 15 days before the start date of the trip
100% of the trip cost: If cancellations are made within 7 days before the start date of the trip

All applicable cancellation refunds will be made within 48 hours of raising such requests

FYI, We never call off any of our trips but in the case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, if we have to cancel a trip then full trip money will be refunded to the traveller within 48 hours of any such cancellations

However, while on the trip if any adventure activity gets cancelled because of natural calamities like thunderstorms, floods, landslides, earthquakes etc or because of unexpected local/govt unrest, curfews, govt orders etc then in such cases, the operator will try his best to provide the next best alternative. However, no refund will be provided for the same.

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