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Thursday, 22 March 2018

How to Hike Billing

How to Go Hiking Trekking to Billing, the Second Best Paragliding Launch Site of Asia in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. Hiking and trekking around Triund near Palampur, Baijnath.

Billing is the Second Best Para-gliding Launch Site of Asia in Himachal Pradesh, Distt Kangra and is linked via road and the jungle hiking trail as well.

If you don’t want to use automobile or taxi and want to go to Billing, then this post will guide you on how to go hiking, trekking to Billing.

To start your day hike to Billing, you need to reach Bir and the building of Tourist Information Center and the Water Storage tank few meters behind the building the by the side of the Bir-Billing Road.
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To start your Billing Hike and Trek

1st. Reach Baijnath by road either from Dharamsala, Palampur or Kangra side.

2nd From Baijnath ISBT board any bus bound to Bir (mostly you will find Anurag Bus Service and HRTC ordinary state bus, that ply directly from Baijnath, Palampur and Dharamsala ISBT or Himsuta a Volvo Bus of Himachal Roadways Transport Corporation from Kashmiri Gate, New Delhi ISBT)

3rd Once you reach Bir bus stop marked with gate to Tea Factory and some shops. Walk towards North east, by pass road heading to the village Gunehar and another one to left going towards Rest House.

You will notice the building of Tourist Information Center on your right hand side. Keep on walking on the road to Billing.

After around 2-3 minutes’ walk you will notice a medium sized concrete Water Tank to the right of Bir Billing Road and to your right downward side.

Bir Billing Jungle Trail 1
View of Water Tank to the right of Bir Billing Road


 4th Just to your left, you will notice a rough trail going northward, here is a map link for the Bir-Billing Jungle Trail.

Bir Billing Jungle Trail 6
The Bir Billing Jungle Trail


Climb upward and now you are on the old jungle trail to Billing, no need to worry about Wild Animals, but still remain alert and keep walking straight upward, avoid any trail going deep left or deep right.

With your watchful eyes you will identify the trail without any problem.

Keep walking upward and this very trail will cross the Bir-Billing Road four times…but the trail is shorter than the road. This is an easy hiking trail with a little bit of steepness on final climb.

Read complete directions here