Bir Billing

5 Charismatic Places To Visit in Bir Billing

Written By: Abhilasha Prasad

Adventure lovers should travel to Bir Billing, India's paragliding capital. Bir Billing offers a number of other fascinating attractions besides paragliding. Take scenic excursions to the local towns, visit the calm Bir Tea Factory, or find spiritual peace at the Baijnath Temple. Bir Billing provides the ideal balance of adventure and tranquility with its stunning natural surroundings and exhilarating activities.

1. Gunehar Waterfall

2. Bir Landing Site

3. Rajgundha Valley

4. Big Tea Factory

5. Barot Valley

1. Gunehar Waterfall


Among the places to visit in Bir Billing, a short trip from the town will take you to the stunning Gunehar waterfall in Bir, which rises 100 feet above the ground and will surely be one of your life's most exhilarating and rewarding experiences. The most popular activities in Gunehar are witnessing the breathtaking sunsets, strolling around the beautiful scenery, and simply unwinding with a cup of tea.

  • Location: Gunehar, Himachal Pradesh

  • Best Time To Visit: April to June

  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours

  • Things To Do: You can indulge in jeep rides or bike rides for more fun. Watching the sunsets will soothe your soul. 

2. Bir Landing Site


Bir's Landing Site is often called Sunset Point because of its beautiful sunset views. Landing in an area with the lowest accident risk and the greatest chance of receiving immediate assistance is necessary. The landing spots for paragliding at Bir Billing provide all of these facilities. It is one of the greatest attractions in Bir Billing.

  • Location: Bir Colony Road, Himachal Pradesh

  • Best Time To Visit: October and November

  • Duration: 5 hours

  • Things To Do: One can take part in paragliding. 

3. Rajgundha Valley


At a height of 8900 feet, Rajgundha Valley is situated in the Himachal Pradesh district of Kangra. Up until recently, there was no motorable road, hence it has grown in popularity as a trekking location.  Beautiful valleys, lush green woods, and the snow-capped Dhauladhar mountain range can all be seen along the route. Being an amazing place to visit in Bir Billing, it boasts dense forests of oak, deodar, and pine trees, which are home to many animals, including Himalayan black bears, leopards, and musk deer.

  • Location: Barot, Himachal Pradesh

  • Best Time To Visit: October to November

  • Duration: 5 hours

  • Things To Do: Trekking can be done here in the nearby Palaschak Valley, Thamsar Pass, and Bara Banghal

  • Tips: You have to trek 14 km from Billing to reach Rajgundha Valley

4. Big Tea Factory


This factory produces local tea in this area and provides tours for tourists through the facility. It is one of the places to visit in Bir, where you will have the opportunity to visit tea gardens and a traditional tea factory. There is no entrance fee, but tours are arranged in the Bir tea factory upon prior request.

  • Location: Bir billing, Himachal Pradesh

  • Best Time To Visit:  September to November

  • Duration: 3 hours

  • Things To Do: You can take a walk down near the factory.

5. Barot Valley


The 20–22 km long, easy trek from Billing to the Barot Valley. The Hydel project is well known in the Barot Valley, which is 53 km away from the Bir settlement. On average, it takes 6 hours to get to the valley. There are camping and lodging choices for the night. Trout fishing is available at the Uhl River from the Winch camp. There are temples to explore, a few man-made lakes, and a wildlife refuge among the attractions in Bir Billing.

  • Location: Gunehgar Town, Himachal Pradesh

  • Best Time To Visit: April to June

  • Duration: 3 hours

  • Things To Do: Trekking and camping are mostly done here. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the best tourist attractions in Bir?

The largest tourist attractions are Bir Road, Tibetan Colony, Bir Tea Factory, Palpung Sherabling Monastery, Hang Gliding, and Paragliding in Bir Billing.

Which time of year is ideal for traveling to Bir Billing? 

The best time of year to visit Bir Billing is from March to June. 

What is the price of paragliding in Bir billing? 

A 15-20 minute flight in Bir Billing costs a minimum of Rs 2790 per person.

Are there any historical or cultural attractions worth visiting in Bir Billing?

Yes, Bir Billing has historical and cultural sites worth visiting. A noteworthy historical landmark is the 13th-century Baijnath Temple. The Deer Park Institute is renowned for its involvement in both the arts and religion.

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