About Shivalik Guest House:
Shivalik Guest House is situated on the main road connecting National Highway 20 with Bir Billing. The guest house is located at a very unique site sourrounded by tea gardens and orchards. It presents a very calm and quiet atmosphere.
- Market at a walking distance from the guest house.
- Bus stand also at a walking distance.
- Paragliding landning site around 2 kilometers.
- Tibetian market ( called colony ) and monastery around 1 kilometer.
- Paragliding take off site at Billing atop hill is 16 kilometers.
How to Reach:
By Road :
Bir Billing is well connected by road with Major North Indian cities like Delhi, Chandigarh etc. One has to reach Una ( Himachal Predesh )and from Una either take Kangra - Palampur - Baijnath - Bir Road - Joginder Nagar route OR
Take Hamirpur - Tira Sujanpur - Thural - Nagni - Palampur By pass ( Joining NH-20 ) - Baijnath - Bir Road - Jogindarnagar route .
The Nearest Broad gauge railway station is Pathankot. From Pathankot either take Toy Train to reach Ahju and take taxi to reach Shivalik Guest house which is 3 km from Ahju. The train takes around 7 hours. Alternatively take taxi or Bus to reach guest house which will take around 4-5 hours.
The nearest airport is Gaggal near Kangra ( Himachal Predesh ). From here take taxi or Bus to reach the guest house which will take around 2-3 hours.
Bir is situated around 30 kilometers away from popular tourist place PALAMPUR in Himachal Pradesh on PathanKot-Kangra - Baijnath - Joginder Nagar - Mandi route - National Highway (NH-20). The entire area comprising of a cluster of beautiful villages known as Chougan, Kotli, Kior, Suja, Bir presents a very attractive picture surrounded by tea gardens, orchards, terrace farming and breathtaking view of Dhauladhar mountain range. The beautiful Budhist Monasteries and Tibetean market displaying Tibetian handicrafts and art and culture is an added attraction. During vacations group of students & foreigners can be seen camping for Trekking, Paragliding activities etc..
The place is a heaven for para-gliding lovers as take off point atop the hill BILLING (16 kilometers) is the second best aerosport site in the world. Bir-Billing offer great opportunies for high altitude and cross country fyling for a stretch that extends to 200 kilometers.
PLACES OF INTEREST:
There are a number of tourist and religious places around Bir like Budhist Monastery, Tea factory, Baijnath (noted ancient temple of Lord Shiva), Mahakaal, Garhwali Mata Mandir, Barot etc.
NEARBY TOURIST PLACES:
Dharamshala, Maclodganj, Palampur, Kangra, Chamunda, Baijnath, Parashar Lake, Riwalsar Lake, Kullu, Manali etc.