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Paraglide, Visit Monasteries & Watch Sunsets At Bir


    Bir, a small village in Kangra, is a traveller’s paradise with no signs of commercialisation. If you like adventure, you can choose to paraglide or trek, but if you’re going for some quiet downtime, you’ll be able to meditate in peace as well.

    Another bonus: The beautiful Tibetan monasteries around the area.

    Who Is It For?

    It’s a relaxed place still far removed from the tourist trail, makimg it ideal for nature lovers who love trekking and star gazing and want to be away from the hustle bustle of the city. With its serenity and stunning sunsets, it’s ideal for photographers looking for some natural beauty.

    What Makes It Special?

    I had a wonderful stay at Zostel. It’s reasonable, conveniently located and is a great place to meet fellow travellers.

    Another highlight of the trip for me was a meal at a cosy cafe called Silver Lining {they have amazing food and it’s a nice place to meet new people}. For lunch, 4 Tables is as brilliant as it gets, but you’ll need to pre-order your meals at least 3-4 hours in advance because they prepare it fresh.

    Apart from the food, how can you not go paragliding in Bir? They’ve even hosted the Paragliding World Cup 2015 with the launch take-off site at a height of 2400 meters.

    How To Get There?

    There are a lot of buses from Majnu ka Tilla/Kashmiri Gate that go directly to Bir. So hop on, and come back to tell us all about it!