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    Bir

    Bir is a village of Himachal Pradesh. This is a famous tourist destination of the State. The main population of this area is refugees from Tibet. You can see here several Buddhist monasteries and a large stupa. This village is a noted centre for ecotourism, spiritual studies and meditation.

    Bir attracts adventure seekers from all over the world. The place is popularly known as the Paragliding Capital of India. Every year in the month of October the Department of Tourism, Civil Aviation, and Government of Himachal Pradesh hold a 'Paragliding Pre World Cup' event. This popular global level competition draws a large number of visitors. The ideal time to enjoy paragliding here is during the months of March- May and October-November.

    Another adventurous activity here is hang-gliding. The Himachal Pradesh Tourism Corporation provides training courses for this sport every year. Billing located at about 14 kms from the town is the launch pad for the hand gliders and Bir is the landing site.

    You can opt a nature walk around the town to enjoy fully the beauty of this small town. These nature walks commence from Bir Tibetan Colony to Baijnath via Sherab Ling monastery and take the tourists from beautiful forests and tea gardens. The Monastery here offers periodic courses in Buddhist meditation and philosophy.

    Chokling monastery is one of the most popular monasteries in Bir. There is a huge stupa and also a charming statue of Padmasambhava. The monastery is located in the Bir Tibetan colony.

    The next mostly visited tourist spot in Bir is Bir Tea Factory. It is located near the Bir Bazaar with tea gardens and plantations brimming around the town.

    The Deer Park Institute is another main place to visit here. This is a centre for the study of classical Indian wisdom traditions.  Here you can check out the occasional meditation retreats and workshops.

    You can also buy a number of handicrafts from the Tibetan colony here. The colony is famous for local Tibetan food.

    The place is visited by travelers throughout the year. The nearest airport to Bir is the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi and the nearest railway station to Bir is Ahju.

    There are many holiday rental accommodations available in Bir such as resorts, guest houses and homestays offering comfortable stay for its visitors. We have listed some of the best budget holiday homes in Bir in our website. Our advanced search option helps you easily find the right holiday accommodations that fit your budget and convenience; travelers can always make direct contact with the property owner from our website before finalizing their reservations. We have also introduced friendly dormitories for Group, budget & cheap holiday stays.

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