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Option 9:- Itinerary 2 Nights and 3 Days - 3 Days

Bir Billing: Bir is a small town amid mountains of Dhauladhar range of Himalayas, India and Billing is the jumping point at altitude of 9000 Ft. Para Glider jumps from Billing to land at Bir.

Bir- Billing have become quite popular among adventure sports enthusiast as it offers a beautiful natural paragliding spot, favorable weather and wind along with green meadows. The place offer natural jump point at Billing and a plain landing spot at Bir and Chaughan village.

Bir was inhabited by Tibetan refugee  in the year 1960 following the exile of Dalai lama from Tibet. The area offers two beautiful monasteries and tea gardens to explore.

 

 

Day 1  Dinner
Day 2BreakfastPacked LunchDinner
Day 3Breakfast  
    

Day 1
Arrive Bir and overnight stay in Camp Oak View, Bir.

Hike around camp and Sunset point.

Day 2
Drive from Camp to Billing (2400 mts, 18 km/1 hr, drive)

Billing to Sapt Vadini Devi temple to Billing (2800 mt, 12 km/4-6 hr)

Early morning post breakfast start trek from Billing. This is easy trekking experience at the altitude of almost 2500 mts from sea level. Trek is passing through dense forest of Devdara, Oak and Rhododendron. After trekking almost 2 hrs, you reach at Channa ghat , which is the ridge between two valleys at the altitude of 2700 mts from sea level. Chana ghat has the clear and close view of snow covered mountains on one side and Kangra valley on the other. Trail for more 15 mins make you reach at Saptvadini devi temple. Spend some time at the Temple in the wilderness and later walk back to Chana Ghat for Lunch. Post lunch trek back to the same trail to Billing.

Drive from Billing to Camp Oak View (18 km/1 hr drive)

Overnight stay in Camp Oak View, Bir

Day 3
Paragliding and departure

Morning post breakfast, drive to billing for paragliding session. Paragliding flight for 15-30 mins. Landing at Bir and Departure.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Trekking guide for trek.
  • Accommodation for 02 nights at Camp Oak View, Bir on twin/triple sharing basis.
  • Paragliding sessions of 15-30 mins
  • Meals as mentioned above.
  • Transportation on day 2 for trekking.
  • Campfire
  • Check in 1400 hrs and check out 1000 hrs.

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Transportation
  • Paragliding weight limit is 15-95 kg, if weight is between 95-115 kg the paragliding team charge INR 500/- extra and also decide it at the time of paragliding, depending upon fitness of person.
  • Travel insurance covering medical evacuation, hospitalization, baggage insurance and trip cancellation
  • Personal expenses such as table drinks, rooms services items, laundry, telephone calls, tips, etc.
  • Any additional expenses for videography of paragliding flight, expenses caused by disturbance in trip program due to circumstances like weather conditions, sickness, natural disasters, riots etc
  • Liability for or insurance against injury, loss of life, accidents or loss of goods.

Price per person for above arrangements is INR 8800/- + 5% GST

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Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season. It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

Price per person for above arrangements is INR 8800/- + 5% GST

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Price From INR  8,800/person
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Total 8,800 INR

Trip Facts

  • 1-12 people
  • Moderate

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