Long Trail

Motorcycle Tour Guide – New Delhi to Bir

  • Starting Point:

    New Delhi

  • Destination:

    Bir

  • When to Visit:

    October to June

  • Type of Bike Required:

    An off-road bike to deal with the mountainous route and untimely rains is suggested for the journey.

  • Cuisine:

    Bir offers its tourists a taste of Himachali as well as Tibetan Cuisine.

  1. New Delhi - Rohtak - Ludhiana - Hoshiarpur - Palampur - Bir Via NH352

    569kms

    Approx. 12 Hours

  2. New Delhi - Panipat - Kurukshetra - Ambala - Palampur - Bir Via NH44

    531kms

    Approx. 10 Hours

‘Bir’ a small village of Himachal Pradesh is located at a distance of about 50 km from Dharamshala. It is one of the most popular spot for paragliding and the visitors who wish to learn the sport as well. The paragliding is usually done in the months of September and October. Billing, a small location nearby Bir has one of the biggest paragliding schools with highly professional trainers. Billing organizes World Paragliding Championship every year. Being a hill station it is also a preferred spot for trek lovers. Influenced by Tibetan culture and a huge vicinity of spiritual monks, Bir also has something for peace and calm admirers.

Let us have a look at the various routes to reach this charming hill station.


Option 1: New Delhi – Rohtak – Ludhiana – Hoshiarpur – Palampur – Bir

  • Starting point: New Delhi (Delhi)
  • Ending point: Bir (Himachal Pradesh)
  • Via: NH352
  • Distance: 569 Kms
  • Duration: Approx. 12 Hrs

The following route passes via NH352. The route is a straight one to the destination. A rider may have to face a mountainous ride from Kangra. Thus a rider should be careful and alert while riding on the particular section of the journey.


Option 2: New Delhi – Panipat – Kurukshetra – Ambala – Palampur – Bir

  • Starting point: New Delhi (Delhi)
  • Ending point: Bir (Himachal Pradesh)
  • Via: NH44
  • Distance: 531 Kms
  • Duration: Approx. 10 Hrs

The following route to Bir is through NH44. It also crosses its ways via Kurali Bypass Road and Nalagarh-Bagheri Road. The route ahead is continued by the mountainous section of Kangra.


A Tibetan influence of the location is also visible in the food culture of the town. The amount of food here is pocket-friendly. Momos, Thukpa, and many more. Himachali cuisine as well rules the food palette of the city. The staple Himachali food like Vegetable Curry, Rice, Roti, and Curd, is also an appetizing preparation by the locals.

Being a holy and spiritual town, Bir has many monasteries and temples influenced by Tibetan culture. Peace and tranquil lovers must definitely pay a visit to this destination. The Sherab Ling Monastery is an example of colorful and architecturally well-designed monastery. People here enjoy the calm vibes and learn some of the basic principles of life like truth and patience. The monastery is famous for its long nature walk paths and well-maintained surroundings. There are various other Buddhist temples and monasteries in the vicinity of Sherab Ling Monastery.

Bir also is a hometown to a variety of tea. The tea lovers can enjoy various flavors of tea grown in the Bir Tea Factory. It is located about at a distance of a kilometer from Bir Bazar. The tourists can savor the variety of tea produced here. The tourists can shop various Tibetan handicrafts and articles from Bir Bazar or The Tibetan Colony. Bir is a perfect destination for adventure, peace, nature, and food lovers.

Hope BforBiker was successful in guiding the bikers out there planning for a Bir vacay.