Adventure Activities

Take an adventure tour of Himachal Pradesh to savor the most delightful offerings of the state. Enjoy staying in the camps while trekking in the mountain regions. Take a rafting tour to get closer to the water and see if you could find some rainbow trouts. Be it whichever sport, adventure in Himachal Pradesh is becoming a major draw for tourists. These captivating sports along with the scenic ambiance are winning hearts of the travelers globally.
Himachal Pradesh has created a niche for every kind of adventure sport. Bring a delightful grimace on your face by indulging in trekking in the various regions of the state. Wide options from the mountain ranges to the various passes, are available for trekking. The best areas which will make you go gaga will be the regions of Kinnaur, Lahaul and Spiti. Trekking along with camping in Chail adds to the delight of the experience.

Water sports in Himachal are of the kinds that cannot be experienced anywhere else in the world. The famous rivers and reservoirs that allow the much acclaimed white water rafting is Maharana Pratap Sagar reservoir in Kangra. Besides these Himachal Pradesh is the only place in India where while angling you can hope to catch brown and rainbow trouts. Other water sports included are swimming, water-skiing, surfing, kayaking, rowing, canoing and sailing.

Among the adventure sports that needs ice to be enjoyed, Himachal Pradesh does not lag behind. There are alternatives of Skiing, Heli Skiing and Ice skating. But if you want You can enjoy all these sports in just one trip. The winter sports in Himachal Pradesh can be enjoyed at high altitudes in the region of Shimla, Manali and Kufri. For Various Adventure Activities, Group Tours, Educational Tours Contact Himachal Vacation Travel Company.
Trekking :- Almost all the areas in Himachal Pradesh provides excellent opportunities for trekking. The sentence that there is a trekkers heaven at every point in Himachal Pradesh will not be an exaggeration. The most popular areas for trekking in Himachal Pradesh are the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges, trails through the passes between the Shimla region and the Kullu valley, numerous treks out of Kullu, and select routes in the Trans-Himalyan regions of Kinnaur, Lahaul and Spiti. You can take up these treks that can stretch from hours to days and weeks.
Skiing: - Himachal Pradesh is the land of snow, so it become an inevitable fact that there will be numerous sites where skiing could be enjoyed. The most common and celebrated place for skiing in Himachal Pradesh is at Kufri. During the winter months this area is flooded with tourists who flock here to try their hands at this delightful sport. The sites of Kufri and Mahasu near Shimla have deep cut slopes that offer perfect chance for this sport. The best slopes in Kufri are the Mahasu Ridge, just above Kufri.

Another popular place where one can enjoy this sport is Manali. This city offers options for winter as well as summer skiing. You should enjoy this sport during the month of February, when an annual skiing championship is held here. At a distance of 13 kms from Manali is the Solang valley that too provides excellent opportunities for skiing. Holding an annual skiing tournament, other attractions include the view of the glaciers, valleys between Manali and Kothi. You should come during the month of January to March in the Gulaba slopes to enjoy a perfect skiing vacation.
Mountain Biking : - Take a tour of Himachal Pradesh and take up an adventure trip of mountain biking in the Trans Himalayan zones of Ladakh and Lahaul & Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. Explore the rural areas of the state that remains camouflaged due to the celebrity status enjoyed by the cities. Through mountain biking you will also get a chance to see the far off monasteries and temples. The major destinations for mountain biking in Himachal Pradesh are the Manali-Leh Highway, Nalagarh-Manali, Kalka Shimla Route and Manali-Naggar-Kullu.
White Water Rafting : - Take up river rafting and other water sports in Himachal Pradesh. The unending streams and water bodies seem to be inviting you to indulge in colloquy with nature. There is white water rafting that is the dream of any water sport freak. The best site for rafting are the rivers Chandrabhaga (Chenab) in Lahaul, the Satluj near Shimla, the Ravi near Chamba and the Beas near Kullu. Gobind Sagar near Bilaspur, the Chamera Lake near Dalhousie and at the Manali-Kullu National Highway are some of the other hot spots for white river rafting in Himachal Pradesh. If you have the capacity to tame the wilds of nature then water sports in Himachal Pradesh is the best option you can ever enjoy.
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Camping : - Enjoy camping tours of Himachal Pradesh that not only gives you a chance to enjoy this arresting adventure, but also help you escape the mundane bustle of polluted cities. Camping is the best way to understand the local culture of the area and enjoy proximity with nature. Take up camping in Himachal Pradesh to enjoy the exotic wonders of Himachal and Himalayas. There are many camps that offers accommodation, catering and variety of activities like hiking, fishing, nature-tours and rafting. Through camping you get a unique chance to sit in the lap of nature, lie peacefully amidst the woods and enjoy the ear rattling jungle voices. Camping can be enjoyed at Sangla, Bharmour, Manali, Tabo, Kheer Ganga, Chail, Hatu peak and so on.
Paragliding : - The most celebrated destination for para gliding in Himachal is Bir and Billing, proudly known as the para gliding capital of India. The bald peaks of Billing and the Buddhist monastery at Bir in Kangra Valley are the host of three international and five national hang gliding rallies. Though this sport might be categorized as recent and nascent, but with due course of time it has gained huge recognition in the world. Due to the deep valleys this sports is possible all over the state. The other major spots that provides the options for this adventurous sport regularly are Bundla Dhar near Bilaspur, at Intkali in the Pabbar Valley near Rohu and in Kangra Valley. Other options for para gliding in Himachal Pradesh are In Kullu, you enjoy para gliding at hill tops like Bijli Mahadev, Rohtang Pass, Kothi and Solang Nallah. All the beginners should try their hands in Solang and Bijli Mahadev. Bilaspur is also one of the most favored destination for this sport.
Mountaineering & Rock Climbing : - Mountains in Manali are the gung ho destinations for mountaineering in Himachal Pradesh. Some of the most popular ranges for this sport in Manali are Chandra Bhaga ranges the Pir Panjal and Dhalaudhar ranges. For the beginners who have a little experience can try their mountaineering skills in the Beas Kund region and lower reaches of the Hanuman Tibba, the Manali and Shitidhar peaks around the source of the river Beas, and the Deo Tibba area. Due to the fact that Himachal Pradesh is a mountainous region, this sport is possible everywhere.
Jeep Safari :- Vehicle safari in Himachal Pradesh is yet another exciting adventure options in the list of Himachal adventures. Vehicle safari is an adventure sport that is carried on a jeep. Take up Himachal tourism and enjoy the chance to roll over the rugs and stones that will reveal to you the collision of wonders of nature against the wonders of man. Having some of the world's highest highways and motor able roads, the most important route for vehicle safari is from Manali across the Rohtang pass (3980 m) and then through arid Lahaul to Leh and Ladakh.
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