Top things to do in Bir & Billing

Cafe in Bir & Billing

June16

Just before the main road curves around to the paragliding landing point, June16 is the cutest of several loveable Bir cafes. Romantically named for the date of the owners' betrothal, there's great coffee and a rang…
Buddhist Monastery in Bir & Billing

Sherabling Monastery

This sprawling monastic complex's extensive series of buildings and stupas lie semi-hidden in rolling pine woods, halfway along the pretty, narrow lane that winds 14km between Bir and Baijnath. The large main monast…
Buddhist Monastery in Bir & Billing

Dzongsar Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö Institute

Inaugurated in 2004, the Dzongsar Khyentse Institute is a Tibetan Buddhist college of higher learning catering for devotees of 300 monasteries covering all subtraditions. Some 500 student-monks attend 11-year course…