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Explore Offbeat Bir: Stay Inside A Colonel’s Tea Estate, Hike & Paraglide
3 Days · 2 Nights
₹ 6,480
/ person
Himachal Pradesh
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Built on a tea estate, this retreat is located in Bir, a charming hamlet nestled in the lap of the Dhauladhar. Luscious lawns, furry companions, cottages and rooms with modern amenities and the view of the tea garden is enough to bring about the tranquility one looks for, during a short vacay.


  • Visit to Dzongsar Khyentse Chokyi Lodro Institute (a monastery and a Buddhist learning institute)
  • Paraglide from Billing
  • Hike to Ahju Fort/ the waterfall
  • Get insight into the retreat’s Tea Museum
  • Jam around a cozy bonfire

Stay and host

  • Rooms with modern amenities with a touch of traditional.
  1. Deluxe rooms on double occupancy is INR 6480/person
  2. Deluxe rooms on single occupancy is INR 9430/person
  3. Deluxe rooms on triple ccupancy is INR 5359/person
  • Established by a retired colonel and currently run by him, his wife and their son and daughter-in-law.

For the activity, you will require

  • Comfortable shoes.

How to Reach

By Road: 

  • 2 hours from Dharamshala
  • 6 hours from Jammu
  • 5 hours from Kullu

By Bus: Direct buses from Delhi, Dharamsala, Chandigarh
By Air: Nearest airport is Gaggal which is 55 kms away and takes 2 hours by car.
By Train: Nearest railway station is Pathankot which is 4 hrs away.

  • Check-in to the retreat by 12 pm.
  • Eat lunch and rest a while.
  • Wake up and relish high-tea at 4 pm.
  • Follow it with a trip to a Monastery (optional); this is also a Buddhist institution of learning and the landing ground.
  • Return by 7pm and enjoy a cozy bonfire.
  • Eat dinner by 9pm and retire for the night.
  • Wake up early and head for Paragliding (optional) from Billing at 7 am.
  • Return to the retreat and eat breakfast by 11 am
  • Refresh, relax and eat lunch by 1pm
  • Head to the shop in the Colony.
  • High-tea will be served at 5pm
  • Post high-tea take a peep into the retreat’s Tea Museum.
  • Enjoy a cozy bonfire at 7pm
  • Eat dinner by 9pm and retire for the night.
  • Wake up at the crack of dawn
  • Start at 7 am for your hike to Ahju Fort/ the waterfall (optional) with packed breakfast.
  • Return and check-out by 11 am
  • Stay for 2 nights with Breakfast
  • Bonfires
  • Visit to tea museum
  • Travel to and from Bir
  • Optional activities
  • Internal Transfers
  • Anything that is not mentioned under Inclusions.

Last-minute change of plans? Let us know 72 hours ahead of the stay and pick another date as per your convenience within the next three months.

In case an experience is cancelled, the refund will be processed within 45 days.

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