BIR, HIMACHAL PRADESH

It’s a village at an elevation of 1525 m in northern India’s Himachal Pradesh.  It is a noted place for spiritual studies, meditation, and ecotourism.  It is also a popular site for paraglider pilots from all over the world.  Paragliding world cup took place here in Bir in 2015.

The distance from Delhi to Bir is 510 kms approximately.  Kangra airport in Gaggal, Dharamshala, is the nearest airport, which is 67.6 km. away from Bir. The Pathankot railway station is connected to the major cities of the country and the Dharamshala airport is connected to Delhi and Kullu.The nearest broad gauge railhead from Bir Billing is Pathankot which is about 140 kms away. Ahju just 3kms away from Bir Billing is the nearest narrow gauge railway. The Kangra valley railway runs a toy train from Pathankot which passes through Ahju which covers the distance in 7 hours.

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