Several Packages are available to tourists who wish to try thrilling trails of Himachal Mountain Biking in Bir-Billing ( Himachal ). The seasons can run all year but it’s been advised the best time to go is between Mid September to Mid July. The climate is pleasant ranging from 10 – 25 centigrade. With the highest being around 8900 ft. from sea level.
Price:- INR. 1000/- per day for per mountain Bike + 5% GST tax
Guide:- Supplementing mountain biking guide if the group is more than 4 people.
Paragliding is not the only activity in Bir-Billing. Bir-Billing valley provides a vast range of ventures or adventures along with Paragliding. Activities available here as below:-
- Mountain Biking.
- Trekking Hiking.
- Village walks.
- Nature walk.
- Bir watching.
- Monastery visit, stupas and monk’s school visit.
- Angling and may more.
We found the best alternative option here at Bir Billing is Mountain Biking for the tourists. Mountain Biking becoming popular adventure sports in India. Himachal is not away from it.
Himachal is a hill state and mountain biking here is quite adventurous. Trails and roads here are amazing for Mountain Biking. Bir-Billing is at the altitude of 4450 ft. from sea level.
Mountain biking trails till the height of 8900 ft from sea level. Roads around Bir provide all types of adventures for mountain biking. Some roads area unit is still un-metalled and smart for cross-country biking.
Most of the roads are only used by locals for internal movement from one village to another. Valley is full of mountain biking trails.
Palampur and Bir-Billing
Palampur and Bir-Billing are twin tourist destinations. Mountain biking in himachal trails from Palampur to Bir-Billing passing through many villages, temples, monasteries and forest areas.
As you biking from Palampur to Bir-Billing, you can observe the change happening in the valley. Villages are developing very fast and most of them are self-sustain. Some of the villages are still living in the old traditional way of life.
Mountain Biking in Bhangal valleys additionally one in every one of the thrills and hold expertise. Some half of the route is a well-maintained road and a few parts could be a walkable path in vegetable fields and a few roads are in poor shape and not motor-able.
This route provides a glimpse of the pure tribal life of Himachal. Mountain biking in this route is best we know in the valley.
We selected trails on the basis of:
- Safety and evacuation options around.
- Medical facilities availability.
- Villages in the trek to see local life.
- Forest area for.
- Low traffic roads.
- Elevation gradient in the trail/road.
- Camping options in the trail.
- Options for visiting in the route.
- Extensions to other nearby detonations.
- Easy, moderate and tough roads/trails for all the experiences.
Some of the mountain biking routes as follows:-
- Mountain biking Route 1.: Our Campsite – Sansal Muktinath temple– Bhattu road – lower Bhattu – Bahttu – Palpung monastery – Bir road – Bir Billing Camping site – 23 km. (easy-moderate).
- Mountain Biking Route 2.: Our campsite –Sansal Muktinath temple – Palpung monastery – Bir Paragliding landing site – Bir – Bir Billing Camping site – 17 km. (easy).
- Mountain Biking Route3.: Our campsite – Punpung stupa’s and monastery – Bhattu – Baijanth road – Aijhu – Landing site – Bir Billing Camping site – 25 km. (easy-moderate).
- Mountain Biking Route 4.: Drive to Jhatingri 24 km – Jhatingri to Barot – Kothikod village – Badagran village (overnight camping) – Raj Gundha – Channa Ghat – Billing (overnight camping)– Bir – Campsite- – 75 km. (moderate- hard)
- Mountain Biking Route 5.:-Our campsite – Sansal Muktinath temple – Deol village – Uttrala – Gawal tikka – Kandwari (overnight camping) – Bandala – Kandi – Rakh – Jia – Mountain biking of 50 km. – drive for 40 km. to the campsite at Bir Billing.
We can customize your trip and mountain biking in himachal routes as per your convenience and safety. If the number rises we add a backup vehicle, mechanic and a rider guide as per the requirement.
We are also arranging mountain biking camping trips. Mountain biking and camping experience are one of the best lifetime experience.
Wikipedia Information on Palampur.
Blessed with breathtaking sceneries making a romantic backdrop, Himachal Pradesh presents thrilling opportunities for adventure activities. One of the most favored adventure activities to carry out in Himachal is mountain biking.
With snow-capped mountains, glinting waters and spellbinding valleys, Himachal Pradesh is no less than a heaven for biking freaks. One can relish the attraction of biking on the mountains of the intact valley and explore the deepest secrets of nature.
This 15 nights and 16 days itinerary is an ideal tour option for the adrenaline junkies in the quest of getting drenched into nature’s bounty.
This mountain motor-biking tour in Himachal takes travelers to fascinating regions like Shimla, Sangla, Kalpa, Pooh, Tabo, Kaza, Manali, etc. Without a doubt, this tour is an apt option to quench the adrenaline rush in the lap of nature.
Day 01: Delhi Arrival
On arrival at Delhi airport, meet our representative who will take you to your pre-booked hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 02: Delhi – Chandigarh – Barog – Shimla – 60 km ( By Train )
In the morning, board the Shatabdi express train to Chandigarh. On reaching Chandigarh at 1100 hrs, turn to Barog. After having lunch in Barog, commence cycling to reach Shimla. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Shimla.
Day 03: Shimla – Thanedar (2348 mts Height) – 85 km
From Shimla, 80 km on the old Hindustan-Tibet road nestled Kotgarh, which enjoys a unique place in Himachal history.
In 1916 Samuel Stokes who was a social worker from Philadelphia began the first apple saplings to Kotgarh, the place he adopted as his home. One can still see the ‘Starking Delicious’ apple farm that he planted there. Enjoy a night stay in a tent.
Day 04: Thanedar – Sarahan (2165 mts Height) – 97 km
Today, we will ride to Sarahan, which is famous for the Himalayan views it offers and the Bhimakali temple. An overnight stay at the hotel in Sarahan.
God was generous when they gave Sarahan its settings. Located midway up a high mountainside, Sarahan winds past flowering pine trees that give way to stately oaks. The fields and orchards that surround the small villages with their slate-roofed houses, compose pictures of pastoral perfection. Above Sarahan, a many deodar trees rides the inclines and higher still, enclosing the Bashal peak, are trees of soft birch and diversity of wildflowers and rare medicinal herbs.
Day 05: Sarahan – Sangla (2744 mts Height ) – 92 km
Today, we will leave from Sarahan to Sangla. Every year, for six months the Himalayan valleys of Kinnaur and Spiti emerge from a thick cloak of snow to expose a different, secret world to man. Your discovery of the lesser-known Himalayas can begin in the Sangla Valley. Enjoy a relaxing night stay in a tent at the Sangla Valley.
Day 06: Sangla
The day is free for relaxation and exploring the area. One can walk to Rakcham village (the signature walk of the valley) or ride to Chitkul, the last border village (20 km one way). Overnight stay in a tent in Sangla.
Day 07: Sangla – Kalpa (2670 mts Height ) – 50 km
We will proceed for Kalpa from Sangla in the morning today. Kalpa is renowned as Chini back in the days when it was the regional capital. So far, the place has changed a little in the last 500 years. It is said that as and when Lord Dalhousie wanted to take a break from his hectic schedule in Shimla, he would come here on his horseback.
Day 08: Kalpa – Pooh (3662 mts Height ) – 76 km
In the morning after breakfast, we will ride a cycle to Pooh, which is a small village in Spiti valley with a small cantonment. An overnight stay in Pooh.
Day 09: Pooh – Tabo (3500 mts Height ) – 95 km
After breakfast in the morning, we left from Pooh to reach Tabo. We will enter the Spiti valley. The trek will leave you breathless and speechless. From the lush green valley of Kinnaur, we moved to rock-hard cold desert mountains, torrential rivers and icy cold winds that account for the sparsely populated villages. At a height of 10,500 ft., this high altitude desert was home to the second most well-known Buddhist monastery in the entire Himalayan region – the Tabo Gompa. It is now 1008 years old and is rumored to be the place where the Dalai Lama will finally settle in.
Day 10: Tabo – Kaza (3870 mts Height ) – 47 km
The day is fixed to proceed from Tabo to Kaza, the capital of Spiti Valley. Rudyard Kipling represents Spiti in “Kim” in these words: “At last, they entered a world within a world – a valley of leagues where the high hills were constructed of the mere rubble and refuse from off the knees of the mountains. Surely the Gods live here. Enjoy an overnight stay in Kaza.
Day 11: Kaza
In the morning after breakfast, we will visit the Ki monastery, Kibber, and Gete village. Later return back to Kaza for an overnight stay.
Ki Monastery is a Gelugpa sect monastery. It’s hilltop position points to a post-thirteenth century building. The three-storied construction consists mainly of storehouse rooms at the bottom level while the middle floor houses the Dukhang – the assembly hall – and the uppermost floor has another temple and head Lama’s quarters on the one side of an open terrace.
The biggest treasure of Ki Gompa lies in its collection of ‘Thangkas’ rescued with difficulty from the devastating raids of the Dogars and the Sikhs in the 19th century.
From here a picturesque drive takes you into the pasture country of Kibber. From Kibber, the pastures are spread over hundreds of square kilometers.
Kibber is a very small village and is the take-off point for the popular trek to Tso Moriri in Ladakh. Distant up six kilometers from Kibber, we drive up to a still smaller village of Gate.
Having just six houses, it boasts of being the highest village in Asia connected by road.
Day 12: Kaza – Losar (4076 mts Height ) – 65 km
In the morning, we left for Losar. The rest of the day is free to enjoy a long day in the cold desert of Spiti followed by an overnight stay in the camp in Losar.
Day 13: Losar – Gramphoo (3200 mts Height ) – 74 km
In the morning, we left to visit Gramphoo today. We entered the Lahaul region of Himachal Pradesh after crossing the 4500M high Kunzum La.
Chandra and Bhaga rivers meeting at Gramphoo to Chandrabhaga River. Take pleasure of an overnight stay in Gramphoo.
Day 14: Gramphoo – Manali (1926 mts Height ) – 62 km
Today, we ride over the 3800M Rohtang pass and enter the Kullu district of Himachal. We moved from the barren landscape of Lahaul to the rich green landscape of Manali. An overnight stay in the hotel in Manali.
Day 15: Manali – Delhi
In the morning after breakfast, we took a sightseeing tour of Manali town and by the evening, and drive to Delhi by AC Luxury Volvo Coach. An overnight Volvo journey.
Day 16: Delhi
On arrival in Delhi in the morning, we will transfer you to the airport to catch the flight for onward destination.
End of tour and services.