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Raj gundha trek In Bir Billing
Bir-Billing, Himachal Pradesh.
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The valley we are talking about is full of life and one can experience the positive energy. Trekking for 16 km that connects two road heads can be done in a day or 2. One can experience the village life, nature, wildlife, birding, local culture, trekking, camping and angling.
Information about the villages
RajGundha & KukarGundha
are twin villages which have a beautiful environment, Villages are well connected with other villages but still not connected with the road and have amazing views and the loveable aroma all around the valley. This valley is full of birds and wildlife. Villagers here live here for 6 months and in winters move to lower places with their cattle’s to save them from snow and cold. Houses made up of old traditional way with stone and mud. Earlier this area was under wildlife sanctuary but recently village area removed from wildlife and used as agriculture land.
is an old village and traditional heritage of Himachal. Here in the village houses constructed with stone slates and big wooden logs. This village is recently connected by road with the other lower area of Himachal Pradesh. Villagers live on cattle’s and the vegetables they grow, the valley is tremendously fertile to grow the vegetables and the pulses. The area is disconnected with other parts in winters due to heavy snowfall, that’s why villagers store the sufficient foodstuff and woods for winters, few of them move to lower parts.
Day 1: Arrive Bir, Activities optional and overnight stay in Hotel at Bir
Arrive Bir, Option to do paragliding, Mountain Biking, Local sightseeing
Paragliding – 15-30 min paragliding session @ INR 2500/- Per Person.
Mountain Biking – half day @ INR 500/-, Full day @ INR 1000/-.
Local sightseeing to 9th century shiva temple, Palpung Sherabling monastery by car @ INR 800/-.
Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Bir.
Day 2: Drive and trek to Raj gundha village campsite.
Drive from Bir to Badagran (70 km/3 hrs).
Post breakfast, drive for 70 km from Bir to Bada gran for 3 hrs. Bada gran village is last road head of the valley. You can visit Barot valley enroute.
Badagran to Raj gundha(5 km/2 hrs).
Later start trek from Badagran village which is 2-3 hrs. Badagran village is tribal village with old structured houses which is built of stone, mud and woods. Villagers here are depending on agriculture. They grow vegetables here, which are exported to lower parts of Himachal and to Punjab.
Trek passing through fields and then enter to Oak and rhododendron forest to reach Uhl river. Cross river by improvised suspension bridge. Follow the trail to reach Gundha village.
Bonfire, Dinner and Overnight stay in Dome tents at Raj Gundha village.
Day 3:- Raj gundha to Biling trek and departure
Post breakfast, we start our trek from Raj Gundha village. After Raj gundha village trek enter to Deodara and Oak forest. Trail start gaining altitude till Channa ghat, which is highest point of trek at 2700 mts from sea level. From Channa ghat, we have the view of Thamsar peak and Billing on the other side. Trekking for more 2 -3 hrs you will reach at Billing, which is take off point of Paragliding.
Drive from Billing to Bir (16 km/1 hr drive)
Reach by 1500 hrs and later depart back to your destination.
Following services are included:
Accommodation for 01 night stay at Hotel in Bir and 01 night at Raj Gundha in dome tents on twin/triple sharing basis.
Meals from Dinner on Day 1 to Breakfast on day 3 as per itinerary.
Accompanied by local guide for trekking.
Bir to Bada Gran 70 km drive and Billing to Bir 16 km drive .
Trekking on day 2 and on day 3.
Enroute visit Barot on day 2.
Trek start at 0800 hrs.
Sleeping bags, mattress and dome tents provided for stay at Raj gundha.
Following servies are excluded
Delhi to Bir and Bir to Delhi Volvo buses.
Paragliding session of 15-30 mins. from Billing to Bir on day 1.
Visit to 9th century Baijnath temple and Palpung Sherabling Monastery, Bhattu.
Travel insurance covering medical evacuation, hospitalization, baggage insurance and trip cancellation.
Any meals other than specified in the program.
Any en-route or personal expenses such as alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages, telephone calls, tips & gratuities, laundry etc.
Videography of Paragliding, supplement charges for GOPRO video is INR 500/-, provided by pilot and ask him for the same.
Personal equipment for trek like clothes, shoes, day packs, personal medical kit etc. However, light weight carry-mattresses with sleeping bags will be provided by us inside the tents during the trek.
Any exigency expenses caused by or liability for disturbance in trip program due to circumstances beyond our normal control. Such as airline delays, road blocks, vehicle malfunctions, weather conditions, sickness, natural disasters, riots etc.