Himachal Pradesh Tour
Himachal Pradesh is the land of snows. It is a land of stunning mountains and river valleys. Situated at the Western Himalayas, it is renowned for its natural beauty, temples and hill stations. You can visit various places in Himachal like Kullu, Manali, Shimla, Dharamshala, Chamba, Kangra, Dalhousie, Kasauli, Una, Pragpur, Solan etc. You can experience various outdoor adventures here in Himachal Pradesh, which is known as outdoor adventure playground of India. The narrow-gauge Kalka-Shimla Railway is a World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO.The pashmina shawl of Himachal is famous all over the world.
The adventure sports in Himachal Pradesh consist of river rafting, mountain cycling, still water sports, para gliding trekking, ice skating, etc. You will find the adventurous sports in following places:
River Rafting:Himachal has numerous glacier rivers ideal for adventurous sports. You find the sport in River Beas in Kullu, Sutlej River in Shimla, Chenab in Lahaul and Ravi in Chamba.
Trekking: The most exciting adventure activity is trekking and Himachal presents 270 trekking path for you. The most famous trails are Spiti to Garhwal, Kinnaur to Kailash, Pin Parvati, Bharmour to Padum, Bara to Bhangal, etc. The best time for trekking is June to September.
Camping: Riversides, forest clearings and open lands of Himachal calls you for camping. Some of the best sites for camping are Tabo in Spiti, Chali in Shimla and Sangla valley.
Mountain biking: This sport became popular in a short span of time due to challenging terrain with scenic magnificence. The paths for cycling are Leh-Manali Highway, Tabo-Kaza, Manali-Damphug, Kaza-Losar, Shimla-Rampur, and Rampur-Sangla.
Mountain motor-biking: The best challenging adventure sport in Himachal is mountain motor-biking. July to September is the best time for it. Manali-Leh and Lahaul-Spiti is the best route.
Skiing: Adventure seekers are attracted to Himachal for skiing.The mountains of Himachal are ideal for skiing. You can have best experience of skiing between mid Decembersto February. The places are Kurfi in Shimla, Solang valley in Manali and Narakanda.
Heli skiing: A less explored and more exciting sport is heli skiing, done at a higher altitude. You can test your skills at Rohtang pass, Deo Tibba, Haniman Tibba, Chanderkhani pass, etc.
Para gliding & Hang Gliding:You can be a carefree bird having fresh airs by Para gliding and hang gliding. The places are Bir in Kangra valley, Bundla dhar in Bilaspur, Intakli near Shimla, Manali, Solang valley in Kullu, Pabbar valley in Arhaul, Bijli Mahadeo in Bhunter.
Mountaineering and Rock Climbing: The Mountains of Himachal blessed with plenty of hills, cliffs and rocks. These rocks are perfect for mountaineering and rock climbing. Rock climbing is done in Manali with some expeditions in Shitidhar, Deo Tibba and Hanuman Tibba.
Rappelling: In Rappelling, you will cliff in restricted mannerutilizing rope. It is opposite to rock climbing. Some of the places for Rappelling are Manali, Beas kund region, Shitidhar peaks, Pir panjal, Deo Tibba, Foothills of Hanuman Tibba, Dhauladhar range, etc.
Except the above mentioned adventurous sports, there are many activities to do in Himachal, like sightseeing, jeep safari, ice skating, angling, zorbing, etc. Visit this place, the beauty of Himachal is beyond your imagination.