How to Reach Bir-Billing, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
Bir-Billing is a beauitul pace in district Kangra of Himachal Pradesh.
This site is regarded as among the best in the world for Paragliding.Bir is mainly a Buddhist town. Road distance between Bir and Billing is 14km.Bir and Billing is surrounded by Dhauladhar hills.The Bir-Billing area is noted as a popular site for paraglider pilots, both Indians and visitors from all over the world.This meadow one of the wonders of nature, perfectly designed as a launch pad, has become a legend on the international paragliding circuits and a destination for World Champion Paraglider pilots. The flying season is from September to November, with some flying also done in October.Himachal Pradesh is conducting Paragliding Pre World Cup of International level every year since 2002 at Bir-Billing.Billing is take of site its height is 2600 M.Bir is landing site its height is 2080 M.
One can reach Bir-Billing by Air, By Bus and By Train.
1.) By Air:-
The nearest Airport to Bir-Billing is Gaggal airport in district Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.One can take flight from Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) to Gaggal airport.From Gaggal Airport you can reach Bir by bus or by Taxi.From Gaggal airport Bir is 150 km.
The nearest international airport to Bir is the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) at Delhi located at a distance of around 550 km.
2.) By Train:-
The Pathankot Railway Station is the nearest railway station to the Bir-Billing.Bir is 150 km far from Pathankot Railway Station. Travellers can hire taxis after reaching the railway station for Bir. Pathankot railway station has excellent connectivity with cities like Jammu, Delhi, and Amritsar.
3.) By Bus:-
Bir is approximately 550 km far from New Delhi.From New Delhi bus stand take bus to Baijnath,Himachal Pradesh.From Baijnath take taxi or use local bus service to Bir.Bir is 30 Km from Baijnath.