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Adventure and Himalayas are synonymous to each other.
The adventure freaks from all over the world come to the Himalayan
destinations for an exciting trip and quench their thirst of adventure
and thrill. The enthralling sports offered in Himalayas are really
exciting. Himalayan ranges are surely one of the best destinations for
enjoying adventure sports. Perhaps, it is among most happening
destinations for adventure in the world.


Skiing in Himalayas

Man
has always been fascinated by the thought of challenging nature. His
desire of curbing and controlling nature with a pinch of adventure is
satisfied in the mesmerizing Himalayas. Skiing, the most exciting
winter sport, blends the fun in snow and adventurous spirit of man
together. The undulated lands of Himalayas have some of the best
destinations and most famous winter playgrounds where skiing can be
enjoyed.

Famous Destinations for skiing include:

a) Gulmarg

b) Manali

c) Kufri

d) Narkanda

e) Auli

f) Rohtang

g) Munsiyari

h) Dayara Bugyal

Mountain Biking in Himalayas

The
most demanding sport for the adventurers in which they need to put in
lot of physical effort is cycling and motor biking. Whether riding a
bicycle or riding a motor bike, the challenge is to climb the hills by
the cycles. Through these rides, you can actually experience the local
culture and traditions. Confabulate with the local and then start on
exploring the virgin terrains of Himalayas.

The ever changing
landscapes, increasing altitude makes it an ideal adventurous sport.
Your holidays in Himalayas will be unforgeable because of easy pace of
the ride, the pollution less environs, the lightly trafficked roads and
the ride through the luscious greens and the wooden valleys.

Famous biking routes of Himalayas are:

a) Leh and Ladhakh

b) Tarai region of Uttranchal

c) Himachal Pradesh to Uttranchal

Camping Tours in Himalayas

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The
soothing ambiance of lush greenery, fresh and pure air, and no
commotion are the features of camping in Himalayas. Camping are the
best way to wind out and relax in the lap of mother nature. Also
organized are the Wild camps that can make us aware of the Eco tourism
and preservation of natural resources. The impact of the green
environs, pleasant countryside climate and peaceful atmosphere will be
awesome.

Famous Camping sites in Himalayas are:

a) Chail

b) Sangla Valley

c) Tabo

d) Nainital

e) Chitrauli

River Rafting in Himalayan Rivers

Gurgling
with tremendous water current, piercing the hearts of mountains and
flowing immaculately to the plains, the Himalayan rivers are not only a
pleasure to see but also a source of enjoyment as they offer great
opportunities of river rafting. But the thrill is for the brave hearts.
Adventurers enjoy the finest stretches of whitewater running in the
world. Making our own ways in the flow of the river is very amazing and
thrilling.

Rafting is possible in Himalayan rivers like:

a) Ganga

b) The main tributaries of the Ganga, like the Alaknanda and the Bhagirathi,

c) Spiti river

d) Brahamaputra river

e) Ladkah region

Himalayan Trekking

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Trekking in
the Himalayan ranges is one of the best ways to explore the local
environs, verdant forests, exotic flora and fauna and experience the
local culture of the region you are traversing in. Himalayan mountains
are one of the youngest mountain ranges in the world and is counted
among the best trekking regions.

Trekking in Himalayas can be divided into four regions:

1) Garwhal Himalayan that comprise of Dehradun, Taluka, Osla, Har Ki Doon, Debshu Bugyal, Rishikesh, Nandprayag etc.

2) Kumaun Himalayas that include Almora, Pindari Glacier, Bageshwar, Nainital, Maiktoli top etc.

3) Sikkim Himalayas like Bagdogra, Darjeeling, Yuksum, Bakhim, Dzongri etc.

4) Leh and Ladhakh Himalayas as Darcha, Palemo Zanskar Sumdo, Chumi Napo, Shingo La, Lakham

So next time when you plan your adventurous trip, do come to Himalayas and feel the bliss.

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