Package : Camping, Trekking and paragliding in Bir-Billing. Number of Person: October – June.
Season: Minimum 4 person.
Climate: 10 – 25 centigrade.
Activity : Trekking and Paragliding with camping and all meals.
Maximum altitude: 8900 ft. from sea level.
Duration: 4 Nights and 5 Days.
Activity: Tandem paragliding flight.
Flight time: 15 minutes – 30 minutes.
Takeoff site: 8000 ft. from sea level.
Landing site: 4300 ft. from sea level.
Price: INR. 14800/- per person + 4.5% Govt. service tax
Day 1: Arrive Bir Camp site.
Dinner and Overnight in Fixed tents.
Day 2:- Paragliding, Monastery and Bir visit
Morning post breakfast drive for 18 kms for take-off point to Billing for paragliding flight of 20-30 mins. Landing at Bir and visit Palpung Sherbling monastery, Bhattu. Overnight stay in Camp Oak View, Bir.
Day 3: Bir to Bara gran village. ( 70 km. / 3 hrs drive ).
Morning after breakfast drive to Bara gran village. Bara gran is last road head of the valley. This is the starting point of the trekking.
Badagran to Raj Gundha (easy trek, 7 km. / 3 hr).
Start trekking from Badagran village, trek passing through vegetable and pulses fields till the Uhl river bridge. After passing the bridge, we hike upward to Kukkar gundha village. Village is home of farmers and shepherds. Later after 1 km we reach Raj Gundha village, where we pitch our dome tents for stay. Valley is surrounded by dense forest from one side and mountains on the other side.
Dinner and Overnight stay at Raj Gundha Village in Dome tents.
Day 4:- Raj Gundha to Billing (easy trek, 26 km. / 4-6 hr)
StartPost breakfast, we start our trek from Raj Gundha village. After Raj gundha village trek enter to Deodara and Oak forest. Trail start gaining altitude till Channa ghat, which is highest point of trek at 2700 mts from sea level. From Channa ghat, we have the view of Thamsar peak and Billing on the other side. Trekking for more 2 -3 hrs you will reach at Billing, which is take off point of Paragliding.
Billing to Camp Oak View (18 km/1 hr drive)
Overnight stay in Camp Oak View, Bir
Day 5:- Departure
Post breakfast drive back to your destination.
Bhangal Valley in Kangra Distt. is considered as the most tribal and underdeveloped part of Himachal. Bhangal valley is divided in two part. One is Chota Bhangal and other is Bara bhangal. These are separated by thamsar pass. (4740 mt.)
Bara Bhangal is not connected with road. Even disconnected in winters by trekking trails due to heavy snowfall. Villager’s here still surviving on local vegetation and other things they grew.
Chota Bhangal region is in better condition then Bara bhangal. Chota Bhangal is connected throughout the year by trekking trails. Our trail route is passing through this part of valley. Villagers here known as Semi Nomadic. Livelihood of these villagers totally on the farming. They grew vegetables and pulses and moved down to lower planes in winters. Chota bhangal region is divided in many small villages as below.
Rajgundha village, Kukkar gandha Village, Bara Gran and Rulling Village. (some more villages but those are not falling in our trek route)
Bara gran Village is connected to road from last few years. This is last road head village of Bhanghal valley. Road is not accessible throughout the year. Connectivity is only in summers. This place experience heavy snowfall in winters. Villagers moved to lower areas during winters. But some old people live here to take care of their property, like houses and cattle’s they have. They collect and store the stuff required in winters for their survival. Villagers grow vegetables and pulses for their livelihood. Vegetables’ and pulses here are considered as organic, as no chemical fertilizers used as land is so fertile naturally. All these growing outcome supplied to the various region of Punjab and Himachal.
Rajgundha and Kukkar gundha villages are twin villages and at the distance of 1 km. Villages have almost same heritage and culture. People here known as Bhangaliya, as they belong to Bhangal valley. Theses villages in not only known for culture but its scenic beauty which make its different from other. Villages surrounded by very dense Deodara, Oak forest, on the one side and by open valley on the other with mountain view. Forest hiding many endangered birds species and wild life. Trek to billing is well defined road which was destroyed due to landslide and trees. Trekking is very easy and considered as family hiking route. Provide many experience like village life, wild life, natural scenic beauty, snow covered mountain view.Trek end up at Paragliding site Billing. This valley left untouched by other part due to its rich heritage. Which can be read in below link of Blog at the end of page.
Per Person Price for above arrangements is INR 14800/- + 4.5% Govt. service tax Includes the following services :.
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