Bir in Himachal is not so a Hidden gem now. It has gained popularity in the last few years. Bir is present at a distance of 65kms from Dharamshala and about 30 km from Palampur.
It is an extremely beautiful place covered with Greenery and Mountains for a perfect destination. Bir in Himachal is a small village and is also known as the Paragliding capital of India.
I still remember when I went to Bir, It was my first adventure trip, and indulged in trekking and paragliding. At that time, I had no idea about treks and the place I was visiting.
A few years later Bir in Himachal has become a major spot among the adventure enthusiasts and younger age groups. From my views, the name of Bir has been raised by the “Asia’s Highest Paragliding place” and it generated curiosity among the travelers that where is this place, I want to visit this and so on.
The sweet memories are still present in my mind because it was the first step towards an adventurous journey and the first step is always remarkable. Whatever you do in life this step you cannot forget.
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Just 72km away from a favorite and famous tourist spot, that is Macleodganj. Bir Billing has become home to many travelers who love mountains and the serenity it surrounds.
How to Reach Bir from Delhi
Bir is easily accessible by public transport and private vehicle from Delhi.
Everyday night buses ply between Delhi to Bir or if you are amongst the unlucky ones then take a bus till Macleodganj and then Local HRTC Bus to Bir. It would take around 12-13 hrs to reach Bir from Delhi.
Traveling from Delhi to Bir is always an open option, you can easily reach till evening if you start early from Delhi by your personal vehicle.
Note – By Plane is no fun but still, if you want to reach quickly then the nearest airport is in Dharamshala and after that local transport from Dharamshala/Mcleodganj to Bir.