Nearby Places and Things To Do Bir Billing

Baijnath Temple

Nestled in the majestic Himalayas, just 51 kilometers from Kangra, the famous Shiv temple is considered a holy site both by locals and tourists. The temple is set against the backdrop of the beautiful Dhauladhar range and offers spectacular views of various little mountain streams.

Sherab Ling Monastery

The main prayer hall of the monastery has a stunning two-storey golden Maitreya statue. Built across a sprawling 3 acres of land, the Sherabling monastery is situated within the Bhatu forest in the foothills of the Himalayan ranges. The path leading to the monastery is full of pine trees on either side and the colorful prayer flags welcome everyone all through the way.

Barot Valley

Perched in the breathtaking valleys of the Mandi District of Himachal Pradesh, Barot is known for its scenic vistas, unpolluted atmosphere, and thrilling trekking trails. In addition to its wealth of extraordinary natural beauty, this quaint valley village is also bestowed with a rich biodiversity, which is enough to propel a heavy influx of holidaymakers to this place.

Bangoru Waterfall

Located at a distance of just 4.5 km from the Tibetan Colony, Bangoru Waterfalls is one of the many small waterfalls in and around Bir. The Bangoru Waterfall looks calm and serene with milky white waters gushing through the rocks. The waterfall is usually devoid of the tourist crowd and the route to the waterfall from Gunehar Village or Billing junction in Bir can be found with Google Maps

Rajgundha Trek

The Himalayas consist of various amazing treks, some of which are offbeat. Talking about offbeat, the Rajgundha trek in the Kangra region is a lesser-known trek and must-try experience. The expedition starts from to Bir, then onto the quaint little village of Barot before moving onto the beautiful and colorful valley of Rajgundha. Enjoy lush green trekking trails, the cool mountain currents, and sky-touching hills encapsulating the entire vista and connect with nature.

Prashar Lake Trek

Prashar Lake is nestled gloriously in Kullu Valley in the midst of the mighty Dhauladhar Ranges, which makes it a must-visit place for those who seek bliss in the laps of nature. The lake has its own floating island and the depth of the lake is still unknown. The ancient pagoda-styled Prashar Rishi temple stands tall on the banks of the river which is made in honor of the Rishi Prashar. One of the many reasons to visit this place is that it offers 180-degree views of Pir Panjal, Dhauladhar, and Kinnaur mountain ranges from the peak point which is a feast to one's eyes.

Mountain Biking

Kangra Valley in Himachal Pradesh is one of the most picturesque places on earth. Offering commanding views of Dhauladhar range, undulating tea gardens, Kangra along with Bir valley are top places to explore on a mountain bike. Start your 3 day tour by traveling with your MTB enthusiasts overnight from Delhi to Bir by road in an air conditioned MPV or an SUV.

Travel by Toy Train

Travelling by a toy train has been everyone’s childhood fantasy. The toy train starting from Joginder Nagar gives you the opportunity to experience this unusual thing to do in Bir. Crossing ten stations and covering a distance of around 160 Km against the backdrop of the magnificent Dhauladhar ranges, the toy train will give you views that will not let you blink your eyes for a second.


Dharamshala is a city in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Surrounded by cedar forests on the edge of the Himalayas, this hillside city is home to the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government-in-exile. The Thekchen Chöling Temple Complex is a spiritual center for Tibetan Buddhism, while the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives houses thousands of precious manuscripts.

McLeod Ganj

McLeod Ganj, also spelt McLeodganj, is a suburb of Dharamshala in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is known as "Little Lhasa" or "Dhasa" because of its large population of Tibetans. The Tibetan government-in-exile is headquartered in McLeod Ganj which treats the suburb as its Capital-in-exile. Book best place to stay in bir billing.