Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh, India
Village Bir is located 30 km of famous hill town Palampur in Himachal Pradesh. Bir is a home for Tibetan refugee’s having many monasteries around Bir villages – Chountra, Bhattu, Tashi Jong. Town of Bir now considered as center of Eco tourism, spiritual studies, meditation and adventure Tourism (Paragliding, Camping, trekking and mountain Biking).
Bir is located in Kangra District of Tehsil Baijnath in Himachal Pradesh. Village Bir located 70 km south – east from Macleodganj (Capital of Tibet in exile and home of Dalai Lama), journey takes two hours to reach.
Geographic details of Bir Valley
Elevation of Bir (paragliding landing area) – 4350 ft from sea level.
Elevation of Billing (paragliding take off point) – 8020 ft from sea level.
Weather – 10-30 degree centigrate Wind West and East favorable for flying having different points for both wind flow.
Languages – Kangri (Pahari), Hindi, English, Mandiayli (shares border with Mandi).
Telephone number +91 98822 97222.
District :- Kangra.
District headquarter – Dharamshala (70 km from Bir.)
Postal PIN code – 176077.
Local time +530 GMT.