Paragliding & Trekking at Bir Billing

Delhi, Delhi 2 D / 1 N 


About The Trip

When a typical Indian envisions embarking on an incredible journey, Bir Billing is just one of many names that come to mind. It is one of the few destinations in India that can accommodate a multitude of adventurous activities

Bir is a tiny village in Himachal Pradesh, while Billing, which is 15 kilometres distant and a 42-minute hike away, is the hub for adventurous sports. Trekking and paragliding are the two primary adventure activities that Bir Billing is known for across the country and beyond the world

This place has a strong Tibetan influence, and the monasteries in Bir Billing, one of the primary attractions besides paragliding and other adventure sports.The total paragliding experience at Bir Billing is magnificent and is ideal for adrenaline junkies. Bir Billing is the ideal weekend vacation place since there is never a shortage of things to do

Apart from adventure sports, there is much more to the town, such as its delectable food. From the softest and tastiest pancakes to hot-chilli momos,all the way from Tibet

With that established, the team at Plan the Unplanned invites you to join them on a 2-day trip to Bir Billing Paragliding and Trekking Adventure. You’ll be doing a lot of things in addition to receiving frequent boosts of adrenaline. Read the schedule and make your next reservation

Here is a brief itinerary of the Bir Billing Paragliding and Trekking adventure with Plan the Unplanned:

Trek Highlights

  • Firstly, we shall reach Majnu ka tilla. The team shall introduce themselves and have a icebreaking session.
  • Exploring Towns, cafes and other tourist attractions at Bir.
  • Paragliding to see the town of Bir
  • Experience the lush green forest trail and a mersmerising trek to the secret waterfalls at Billing.

Brief Itinerary

Day 0: Delhi to Bir

Day 1: Paragliding from Billing to Bir. Bir exploration and cafe hopping.

Day 2: Trek to lesser known Waterfalls. Depart to Delhi

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Transportation in Tempo Traveller or Volv
  • Accommodations in Camps on sharing basis as per itinerary
  • Meal Plan - 3 Meals (Breakfast + Dinner + Breakfast
  • Outdoor Leader will be present at all times during the time you spend in Bir
  • Paragliding

Exclusions

  • Any meals not included abov
  • Any kind of personal expense
  • Any kind of insurance (health, medical, life accidental,etc
  • Anything not included abov
  • Any additional expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like cancellation/roadblocks/landslides/ strike or any other natural causes out of human control or any emergency evacuation expenses.

Pickup Points

Majnu Ka Tila

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Arrival time: 7 p.m.

Detail Itinerary


Breakfast, Dinner

Private Vehicle | (Non A/C Bus/Minibus/Tempo Traveller with pushback seats)

Stay Not Applicable


Details

We will start the Jibhi road trip from Delhi. We will leave Delhi at 7:00 pm and will reach Bir in the morning. In fact, it’s an overnight journey.



All Meals

Travel Not Applicable

Tents | (Seperate tent accomodation for men and women)


Details

We shall reach Bir in the morning where we shall have our breakfast and drive to billing to experience paragliding. In the meanwhile, you can explore the town and cafes, watch the sunset. Do try out the Strawberry wine at Billing. After the day’s activities, we shall head to the campsite and have dinner.



All Meals

Private Vehicle | (Tempo Traveller(AC – Pushback)/Volvo Bus(AC – Semi Sleeper))

Stay Not Applicable


Details

After breakfast. We shall trek to a secret waterfall while we take pleasure in enjoying the thick forest trail. Moving forward, we shall also visit a nearby sunset point and depart to Delhi.


Things To Carry

  • Firstly, Trekking shoes: Carry waterproof trekking shoes with good grip and ankle support. Do not carry sports shoes.
  • Secondly, Carry a down jacket and padded jacket
  • Next, Trek Pants: Carry light cotton trek pants. Denim/jeans and shorts are not suitable for trekking.
  • Full sleeved t-shirts that prevent sunburns on the neck and arms. Carry one or two dry-fit t-shirts.
  • Thermals: Carry thermals (top and bottom).
  • Sunglasses: Sunglasses are mandatory. There will be a lot of snow on the trek and can cause snow blindness.
  • Cap: At high altitude, the sun is extra harsh so carry a cap to protect yourself.
  • Waterproof hand gloves: Carry waterproof gloves and avoid woollen gloves as they will get wet if you touch snow.
  • Socks (2) and a pair of woollen socks: Apart from two sports socks, you can take a pair of woollen socks for the night.
  • Headlamp/LED torch: Mandatory
  • Power banks
  • Toiletries
  • Additionally, Sunscreen and Sunglasses
  • Raincoat/Ponchos: At high altitudes, snowfall and rain are quite common and it’s mandatory to carry a poncho so that you don’t get wet. The trek will continue as planned even during rainfall. Your poncho should protect you from the rain. Carry a backpack cover for extra protection from rain for your belongings.
  • Next, Documents – ID (Driver’s License, AADHAR Card, Voter ID:: Passport and Visa copy for Foreign Nationals)
  • Finally, Day Pack ( Small Bag of 10 litres to carry necessary stuff for the day )

Policy and Terms

Here's the cancellation policy for Himalayan Treks/Backpacking Trips/Road Trips

  • If you cancel before 30 days - 90% of amount will be refunded
  • If you cancel between 20 -30 days - 75% % of amount will be refunded
  • If you cancel between 15-19 days - 50%  will be refunded
  • If you cancel between 7-14 days - 25 % amount will be refunded
  • If you cancel between 0- 7 days before the departure date - No amount would be refunded.
  • *Intimation Period means the number of days before the tour is scheduled to start
  • **Cancellation Fee is the amount of money that will be deducted from the total billing amount before offering the refund.
  • Refund/Cancellation requests are accepted only by email at [email protected] and not via call or Whatsapp.

Note: For All The Above Refund Cases Transaction Fees/Internet Handling Charges will be dedcuted from the overall amount and balance amount shall be refunded. You can transfer your ticket to anyone so that you could save your hard earned money

For other trips and travels with us, and detailed terms and conditions check the      following link : https://www.plantheunplanned.com/refund-cancellation-policy

FAQ's

Paragliding is Open in Bir Billing as below season periods. 1. Paragliding Open in Bir Billing – 15 Sept to 30 June 2. Paragliding close in Bir Billing – 1 July to 14 September

There will be no paragliding activity if there is rain, snowfall, fog/cloud at the take-off location, a storm, or severe winds, but paragliding will restart after that.

Paragliding weight limit is 30-90 kg if the weight is between 90-115 kg the paragliding team charges INR 500/- extra and also decides at the time of paragliding, depending upon the fitness of a person.

The best time to visit is from October to April.

The takeoff and landing sites are at Bir and Billing, respectively. Palampur is 35 km away from Bir, while Billing is 14 km away from Bir.

Bir, known as the "Paragliding Capital of India," is renowned for being a centre for meditation, spiritual research, and ecotourism. Bir also has a Tibetan refugee community that includes a number of Buddhist monasteries and a sizable stupa.

Bir is 1350 metres above sea level, whereas Billing is 2430 metres above sea level. In contrast to Billing, Bir is a good spot to stay, shop, go sightseeing, camp, visit monasteries, go cycling, and visit cafes. It also has moderate temperatures and no snowfall.

The best 4g networks in Bir are Jio, BSNL and Airtel.

There are several places to stay in Bir Billing, including opulent resorts, budget motels, and cosy campers. Women can feel secure there, and if you're seeking some inexpensive choices, you can even reserve a hostel.

By Air: The closest airport to Bir Billing is the Gaggal airport, which is around 68 kilometres away in the town of Palampur. Flights between this airport and Delhi are regular. By Rail: The major cities of Kangra are connected via Baijnath's Baijnath Paprola Railway Station, which is located in Baijnath. It is connected to cities like Pathankot, Kangra, and Palampur and is located at the narrow gauge rail head between Pathankot and Jogindernagar. By Road: Bir Billing may be reached through government HRTC buses or private transportation from Gaggal, 50 kilometres away in Dharamshala, 180 kilometres away in Manali, 200 kilometres away in Shimla, 280 kilometres away in Chandigarh, and 500 kilometres away in Delhi. For further information, visit http://hrtchp.com. HRTC Volvo Bus is also accessible straight from Bir to Delhi.

Additional Information

How is the Trip /Trek Organised?
For the proper organization of Backpacking Trips and Himalayan treks, Plan the Unplanned team is associated with a local experienced team that’s registered with ATOAI (Adventure Tour Operators Association of India)

Moreover, we have been working with them for 10 years. Their highly skilled staff with 20+ years of experience, professional local guides and BMC certified trek leaders are the reasons for our continuing partnership with them. The team shall manage all operations, medical and mechanical backup starting from the base location.

Only when we have over 8 bookings from Bangalore, do we send our leaders from Bangalore.

Note: To properly utilize resources, a batch from PTU is clubbed with trekkers who originally book with the local team. This is how all trekking organizations manage their treks. An exclusive PTU batch is only formed when we have a majority of bookings ( over 8 and above ) from PTU

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