India offers great opportunities for trekking, mountaineering, white water rafting, skiing, hang-gliding, mountain biking, and high altitude motorbike and jeep safaris for adventure enthusiasts.
The Indian Himalaya is a trekker’s paradise. It’s all here, from easy nature walks through pine forests and alpine meadows to tough gradients at high altitudes where sparkling glacial lakes will take your breath away. Pick your choice and enjoy what only the Himalaya can offer.
There is something for everyone. Families can go camping, or stay in hotels that cater for all tastes and budgets.
Hard core adventure seekers can go on expeditions to challenging peaks in the awesome Himalayan ranges. The Indian Himalaya hides exotic places and people. Legendary Ladakh, with its spectacular lunarscape dotted with ancient Buddhist monasteries and breathtaking Nubra and Zanskar valleys. Spiti, a high altitude cold desert valley bordering Tibet and showcasing Buddhist culture. Sikkim, Darjeeling, and Garhwal, each with its own unique Himalayan ambience and experience. All you need to enjoy it is reasonable physical fitness, a budget and the inclination.
For culture vultures, there’s a tantalizing array of historic places and cultures to explore and experience. India is a land of pilgrimage. There are endless holy places, shrines, stupas, gurudwaras, temple towns and holy rivers. You can visit historic monuments. The Taj Mahal, the Temples of Khajuraho, Varansi, Red Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Palaces of Rajasthan and much more.
For nature lovers, India offers jungle safaris, desert safaris in Rajasthan, elephant and tiger reserves, snake parks, house-boats on the backwaters of Kerala, tea gardens and coffee plantations.
The Himalaya provides an environment that promotes exploration and physical activity that ensures the healthy development of children and adults, fostering discipline, mental co-ordination, teamwork and physical fitness.
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