Bead billing

Beed is a village situated in the west of Joginder Nagar Valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India.

Mostly known as “Paragliding Capital of India”, Bir is also a well known center for ecotourism, spiritual study and meditation.¬†Bir also is home to the Tibetan refugee agreement with many Buddhist monasteries and a large stupa.¬†While billing is a takeoff site for paragliding and beer for landing;¬†Collectively this is called “Billing Billing”

Geography

Fields and Mountains near Bir Tibetan Colony

Bir is located in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India, in Tehsil (administrative subdivision) of Baijnath.

It is located approximately 50 km (31 miles) southeast of Dharashala, two-three hours away from the road. It is located 14 km south of Billing, which is situated on the Thamshar pass road leading to Bar Bhangal. Geothermal, Bir Joginder is situated in the valley, Dhauladhar Range of the foothills of the Indian Himalayas. The nearest railway station is on a narrow gauge line running between Kangra road between Ahaju, Pathankot and Jogindar Nagar. Road access to Beed is from Bir Road turnoff (signposted) on NH 20 (now NH 154), which is almost in the middle between Baijnath and Jogindar Nagar.

Bir billing

Bir is a village located in the west of Joginder Nagar Valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India.

Mostly familiar as “Paragliding Capital of India”, Bir is also a well known center for ecotourism, spiritual studies and meditation.¬†Bir also is home to the Tibetan refugee agreement with many Buddhist monasteries and a large stupa.¬†While there is a takeoff site for paragliding and bidding for billing, Collectively it is called “Bir-Billing”

Geography

Fields and mountains near Bir Tibetan colony

Bir is located in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India, in Tehsil (administrative subdivision) of Baijnath.

It is located about two-three hours from the road, about 50 km (31 miles) southeast of Dharamsala. It is located 14 km south of Billing, which is located on the Thamshar pass road leading to Bada Bhangal.

The nearest railway station is on a narrow gauge line running between Kangra road between Ahaju, Pathankot and Jogindar Nagar.

Road access to Bir is from Bir Road turnoff (signposted) on NB20 (now NH 154), which is almost in the middle between Baijnath and Jogindar Nagar.

 

Paragliding

Bir-Billing area is a popular site for paraglir pilots, which are both Indian and visitors all over the world. Flight season september

From October to October, some flights were done in November also. The village has been hosting international competitions and events from time to time.

Paragliding launch site Billing (14 km north of Bir) is a grass field at an altitude of 2400 meters, while the landing site and most tourist accommodation are in Chauhan village on the southern edge of Bir.

Bir Tibetan colony

Tibetan monks in Bir

Bir Tibetan Colony is a Tibetan refugee settlement located on the southern edge of the village of Bir, on the west side of Chaugan village.

After the release of the Dalai Lama and other Tibetans of Tibet, the Bir Tibetan Colony was established in the beginning of the 1960s.

Several Tibetan monasteries in Bir Tibetan colony (representing Neigamma, Kagui, and Sakya traditions), Tibetan handicraft center, Tibetan children’s village school (Suja), Tibetan

There is a branch of medicine and astrological institution (man-ts-khang). A medical clinic, and deer park institute

Paragliding

The Bir-Billing area is a popular site for paraglider pilots, which are both Indian and visitors all over the world. Flight season september

From October to October, some flights were made in November also. The village has been hosting international competitions and events from time to time.

Paragliding launch site Billing (14 km north of Bir) has a grass field on an altitude of 2400 meters, while the landing site and most tourist accommodation is Bir of Southern edge on Chauhan village.

Bir Tibetan Colony

Tibetan monks in Bir Tibetan Colony is a Tibetan refugee settlement settlement located on the southern edge of Bir village, on the west side of Chaugan village.

After the exile of the Dalai Lama and other Tibetans of Tibet, the Bir Tibetan Colony was established in the early 1960s.¬†Several Tibetan monasteries (representation of Neigamma, Kagui, and Sakya traditions), Tibetan handicraft center, Tibetan children’s village school (Suja), Tibetan in Bir Tibetan Colony

A branch of medicine and astrological institution (man-ts-khang). A medical clinic, and deer park institute.