Activities & Sightseeing

Paragliding

Billing is one of the best spots for paragliding in world and has hosted the paragliding world cup. It is a comfortable drive from Jyoti Niwas. Normal flight time is between 15 to 30 minutes. Take off is from Billing at the altitude of 8000 feet and landing is at Bir which is at altitude 4300 feet. This is a spectacular flight filled with adrenaline and exhilarating views and will be one of the most memorable parts of your trip.

Andretta Artist Village

Andretta Artist Village is place of interest for art lovers. Owing its fame to Norah Richards, an Irish writer and Dramatist, this Artist Village is a heritage like no other. One can a try your hand at making pottery here. The Village famous for Norah's Centre for Arts, Andretta Pottery and Craft Society as well as Norah's Mud House and Sir Sobha Singh Art Gallery.

Bir Billing day hike

This trek covers 5 km and takes 3 to 4 hours. It starts from Bir and ends at Billing’s paragliding takeoff site. The trek takes you along a small pretty valley with a mountain stream for company. There will be a picnic lunch served on the way.

Dharamshala

Approximately 50 kms/2 hr drive lies the Dalai Lamas headquarters at Dharamshala. Day tours can be organised with a visit to Norbolinka Tibetan craft center and gardens, the Dalai Lama Monastery and shopping for crafts in Mcloedganj market.

Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries

If your are interested in Tibetan Buddhism culture, philosophy and art you can visit the colorful monasteries and communities at Chokling Monastery, Sherabling Monastery, and Tashi Jong

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