Mcleodganj, Triund and Bir Billing Tour - (Mcleodganj-Mcleodganj/Bir)
Bir Billing is popular for paragliding. It is India's highest paragliding spot and world's 2nd highest paragliding spot.
McLeod Ganj is a suburb of Dharamshala in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is known as "Little Lhasa" or "Dhasa" because of its large population of Tibetans.
Triund is a peaceful and appealing trekking destination. Nestled in the lap of Dhauladhar Range, 18 km from Dharamshala, the views of the grand Dhauladhar are stunning on one side & the ravishing Kangra valley has absolutely amazing views on the other. The Triund trek is a decently challenging trek, popular among trekkers of all ages.
Mcleodganj, Triund and Bir Billing Tour Details
- Dates: Every Saturday/Sunday Starting from Mcleodganj.
- Duration: 3 Nights / 4 Days
- Difficulty: Easy
- Highest Altitude: ~ 7700 - 8500 feet
- Temperature: 18°C - 23°C
- Cost: Rs. Rs. 8,000 + 5% GST (per person)
Mcleodgunj -Triund- Bir Billing Itinerary
DAY 1: Sightseeing in Mcleodganj
On Day 1: Arrive in McLeodGanj on your own early in the morning and check in to the hotel. You may rest for a while as you have your breakfast in the comforts of your hotel. Later during the day you could go for local sightseeing ,visiting Norbulingka Institute, Dalai Lama Temple, Naddi village and St John's church. Return to the hotel later in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 2: Triund Trek
We will start this day early as this is the day when we go for a day hike to Triund, which is approximately 7 kms from McleodGanj. It roughly takes up to 4 hours to reach Triund Top. You gradually hike uphill passing by the local villages and Golu temple. As you move further up hill, you encounter rocky steep climb with occasional bouldering. The highlight of the entire route are the 3 stops at local tea houses where in you can relax and enjoy hot Maggi and tea to gather some energy. Once atop the hill, you are sure to get mesmerized and stunned by the amazing vista of the Dhauladhar ranges. Spend quality time on the meadow enraptured by the view of the mountains.Dinner and Stay overnight in dome tents at Triund
DAY 3: Paragliding
Today after having a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel, embark on a yet another exciting adventure activity to Bir, tandem paragliding. Experience the thrill of soaring high up in the air and take in a bird’s eye view of the Dhauladhar mountains. It is quite a safe aero sport to try your hands at especially as you will be co-flying with an experienced pilot who will steer the gliding. All you have to do is to sit back and enjoy the view at our lovely Campsite in Bir. Dinner and overnight stay at the Bir campsite.
Day 4: Bir Exploration
Today after breakfast you can explore the finest monasteries of Bir or can go for Cycling. You are free to spend the day on your own and explore the local markets and cafes in Bir and around. The trip ends here with sweet memories.
What is included in the tour
- Expert trek leader and guide
- Camping & trekking equipment
- Forest permit charges
- First aid (just in case you scratch your knee)
Deluxe Hotel/Camp on twin sharing basis
3 Breakfasts and 3 Dinners.
Day hike to Triund
Paragliding by trained licensed pilots at Bir
Personal taxi transfers for paragliding and from McLeodGanj-Bir
Mountaineering licensed guides with staff to organize trek.
Four servings of Tea
What is NOT included in the tour
- Meals while travelling
- Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
- All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered
- Any kind of personal expenses (Camera charges, etc.)
- All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather
- Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required
- 5% GST
- Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above
- Medical Insurance
- Valid ID Proofs
- Sufficient cash as it is difficult to find ATMs in the mountains
- Waterproof trekking shoes & jacket
- Torch with extra batteries
- Warm clothes
- Camera with extra batteries
- Lighter, etc.
- Medical Kit