Himachal Pradesh Adventure and Sports
Himachal Pradesh is a popular destination for adventure sports as it is dotted with astonishing topography, including snow-capped mountains, rivers, forests, meadows, arduous passes, valleys and lakes. Relish the unseen magic of Himachal Pradesh. From camping to trekking, rock climbing, mountaineering, river-rafting, para-gliding, hang gliding and fishing, this Indian state invites you to satisfy your thirst for adventure.
Trekking In Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh is a trekker's paradise as it has some of the most beautiful looking trekking trails some of which include Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges. Routes of these trails pass between the Shimla region and the Kullu valley, and the Trans-Himalayan regions of Kinnaur, Lahaul and Spiti. The best time for trekking in Himachal Pradesh is from March to August.
Skiing In Himachal Pradesh
With loads of adventure and excitement, skiing lures many travellers to Himachal Pradesh. Head to Kufri which is the best place to enjoy skiing. Mahasu ridge (a little above Kufri) is also frequented by skiing lovers. Some of the most famous skiing destinations near Manali include Solang Nallah, Patalsu, Kothi, Marhi and Rohtang slopes. Narkanda(64 km from Shimla) is another fantastic skiing destination.
Heli Skiing, a charming adventure sport, can also be enjoyed at Himachal Pradesh at Hanuman Tibba, Rohtang Pass, Deo Tibba and Chanderkhani Pass.
Camping In Himachal Pradesh
Do not forget to add camping in your tour itinerary of Himachal Pradesh to catch mesmerizing scenic beauty of the land. The camps here let you enjoy stay, food and some adventurous activities like hiking, fishing, nature walk and rafting. Camps are organized at various places in the state such as Lahaul, Kinnaur, Spiti, Dalhousi, Kullu and Manali.
Hang Gliding In Himachal Pradesh
This activity promises great opportunities to tourists to enjoy nature at its best in Himachal Pradesh.
Mountaineering And Rock Climbing
Mountaineering and Rock Climbing are some other exciting adventure sports of Himachal Pradesh. Both easy and treacherous routes are available in the state. The best places for amateurs are the Beas Kund region, the lower reaches of the Hinaman Tibba, Manali and Shitidhar peaks around the source of river Beas, and Deo Tibba. The Chandra Bhaga range and the Pir Panjal are suitable for the more experienced ones.
The best place to partake in Golf, the royal sport, is Naldhera, which is 23 km from Shimla.
Shimla gets flooded with tourists with the advent of December as this the month when Shimla offers exciting opportunity for Ice skating. The sport can be enjoyed here till February .
The streams of Himachal Pradesh teem with a variety of fishes such as mahaseer. Angling is truly a delightful experience in Himachal Pradesh. The upper reaches of the river Beas in the Kullu valley and its side-streams such as the Sarvari, Parbati, Sainj, Hurla and Tirthan are hot spots for angling.
So much to choose from!