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Bir Palampur Tour from Delhi

Bir- a perfect place slurped with monasteries and India's best paragliding spot.

Bir Palampur Tour from Delhi

Duration

3D/2N

Pickup Point

goSTOPS Delhi

Minimum Age

18+

Best time to visit

Winter, Summer, Spring, Autumn

Difficulty level

Easy

Accomodation

Hostel

Overview

Located in the Kangra district of Himachal, Bir Billing and Palampur give you an opportunity to explore Kangra arts & crafts and Bir’s variety of cafes. This Bir Billing tour from Delhi takes you through the unforgettable experience with the mesmerizing views of Dhauladhar ranges and the slopes of Kangra valley.

Bir, popularly known as the ‘Paragliding Capital of India’ serves as the regional hub for ecotourism, volunteering, and meditation retreats. Palampur is one of the oldest yet unexplored hill stations which is famous for its tea gardens and colonial architecture and temples. Embark on this Bir Palampur tour form Delhi, a perfect weekend getaway with a blend of nature, history, and adventure.

Brief Itinerary

Day 0: Delhi to Bir | Overnight journey

  • Drive distance- 526 km, drive time- 12 hours
  • Overnight journey

Day 1: Bir arrival | Sightseeing

  • Accommodation- goSTOPS Bir
  • Places to visit- Bongoru Waterfall, monastery and cafe hopping

Day 2: Palampur transfer | Sightseeing

  • Accommodation- goSTOPS Palampur
  • Drive distance- 29 km, drive time- 1 hours
  • Places to visit- Tea estate of Palampur, Buddhist monasteries, Van Vihar and the local market

Day 3: Departure to Delhi

  • Drive distance- 497 km, drive time- 11 hours

Detailed Itinerary

Day 0: Delhi to Bir |  Overnight journey

  • Drive distance- 526 km, drive time- 12 hours
  • Overnight journey

Day 1: Bir arrival | Sightseeing

  • Reach Bir early in the morning and check-in to the hostel and freshen up.
  • Later, get ready to visit the famous hidden waterfall- Bongoru Waterfall. The hike to the waterfall will take you through the lush green and quaint village of Gunehar.
  • Spend some time at the waterfall with the cool breezes brushing against your face.
  • Later in the afternoon, transfer to Billing for the exciting paragliding session (at your own cost). The paragliding session would be 25-30 mins long.
  • After this adventurous ride, explore the famous monasteries around Bir.
  • Evening is free for leisure. Spend some time exploring the local delicacies in famous cafes of Bir.
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Bir.

Day 2: Palampur transfer | Sightseeing

  • Wake up to a beautiful morning and after breakfast check out from the hostel.
  • Start your onward journey from Bir to Palampur. It takes around 1 hour to cover the distance of approx 29 km between the 2 towns.
  • Enroute visit the famous Baijnath Temple. Pay homage to the ‘god of healing’- Shiva here.
  • Upon arrival, check into the hostel and freshen up.
  • After some rest, get ready to visit the famous tea plantation in Palampur. Tea gardens of Palampur are not only famous in India but also well known across the globe.
  • Next stop is Van vihar- built in the memory of brave soldier Saurabh Kalia, who was a martyr in the Kargil War. Enjoy the picturesque views of snow capped mountains of Dhauladhar Range from here.
  • Later in the afternoon visit the famous monasteries around Palampur.
  • In the evening explore the local markets of Palampur and souvenir shopping.
  • Dinner and overnight stay at Palampur.

Day 3: Departure

  • Wake up in the morning, and have your breakfast.
  • Check out from the hostel and start your journey back to Delhi.
  • Reach Delhi late in the evening and end the trip with beautiful memories.

Inclusion

  • Accommodation- 1 night at goSTOPS Bir, 1 night at goSTOPS Palampur
  • Transportation- Comfortable and hygienic vehicle (AC Sedan/SUV/Traveler) from Delhi to Delhi as per the itinerary
  • Meals- 2 Breakfast 
  • Sightseeing according to the itinerary
  • Experienced driver cum guide with vast knowledge of the area.
  • All toll tax, parking, fuel and driver allowances

Exclusion

  • Applicable GST
  • Personal expenses like shopping, room heater charges, telephone, fax, internet, laundry, etc.
  • Activities such as Paragliding
  • Any extra excursions or sightseeing apart from the tour itinerary
  • Any entry fees for the museum, monasteries or anything else
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

 

Advisory

  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of booking, and also upon arrival. PAN card will not be considered as a valid address proof.
  • Hostels are subject to availability.
  • The stay will be in shared dorms.
  • goSTOPS reserves the right to change the itinerary in case of weather conditions or any other situations.
  • Entry tickets to places in not included in the package cost.
  • Any breakage or damage of any items in the hostels will be charged at actuals.

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellation are made 30 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 15 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 0 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days.

Frequently Asked Questions

Bir Billing is a famous adventure hub to head including activities like hardcore camping, paragliding, trekking, and mountain biking. It is the best paragliding spot in India. Also rich in Tibetan culture, Bir Billing is famous for the wondrous temples and monasteries, bringing you closer to the local traditions. Try amazing cafes offering local as well as Indian and international cuisines on this Bir Billing tour from Delhi.
It takes around 1 hour to reach from one place to another. Palampur is located around 29 km away from Bir on the Manali-Pathankot road in Kangra district.
The type of vehicle that will be provided for this tour are Sedan, SUV, and tempo travelers. The sedan vehicle can accommodate up to 4 passengers, while the SUV can accommodate up to 6 passengers. The cars are well maintained and will be driven by a professional and friendly driver.
No, Bir and Billing are not the same locations. Billing is the starting point for the paragliding while Bir is the landing spot for this aero-sport flight. Bir, known as the paragliding capital of India, is located at a distance of around 14 km from Billing.
March to June is the best time to embark on a Bir tour from Delhi. The temperature varies between 11 degree Celsius and 25 degree Celsius. The weather remains perfect for paragliding, which is why the highest number of visitors ends up in Bir-Billing during summer.
2 nights and 3 days would be enough to explore all the famous tourist spots in and around Bir Billing.
Bir does experience snowfall sometimes in the winter season months. You can witness the formidable 4-5 inch snow covering all the land which was once green in Billing. The temperature in the winter season dropped below zero degrees, therefore it is not a considerable season for paragliding during your Bir Billing tour from Delhi.
Yes, Palampur is definitely worth visiting . People believe that there are only tea gardens all over but Palampur has a beautiful heritage place with astonishing architecture. It is a perfect combination of greenery and water, with a spectacular view of the valley that makes it a must place to visit.
If one is traveling to Bir, don't forget to indulge in a thrilling paragliding experience as well as hiking to a hidden waterfall is a must. Tasting tasty local Tibetan food at the pretty and cozy cafes of Bir will make your Bir tour from Delhi a memorable one.

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