|India is a diverse country. It has emerged as one of the most sought after countries in South Asia with its great tourism potential. The country offers many tourism options such as cultural tourism, wildlife tourism, heritage tourism, pilgrimage tourism, monsoon tourism, beach tourism, nature tourism, hill station tourism and adventure tourism. One of the most popular tourism options in this country is adventure tourism which attracts a large number of adventure enthusiasts and trekkers from all over the world. The Himalayan region of India is the most popular region of India for adventure tourism in the country. The region offers several exciting and thrilling activities to indulge in.
There are many popular destinations in Himalayan region of India which are popular among adventure seekers. Some of popular destinations are following.
Shimla: Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, is one of the most popular hill stations and holiday destinations in northern India. Also known as the Queen of the Hill Stations, this picturesque hill town is located in the foothills of majestic Himalayas. Located in foothills of the great Himalayas, Shimla offers some of the most thrilling and challenging adventure opportunities in the world. On your trip to this hill town you can enjoy lots of adventure activities such as mountaineering, trekking, paragliding, skiing, fishing, angling, golfing, hiking, ice skating, horse riding, river rafting, etc. Besides enjoying adventure activities you will also visit many tourist attractions such as the Mall, the Ridge, Colonial Buildings, Tara Devi Temple, Jakhoo Temple, Prospect Hill, Vice Regal Lodge, Himachal State Museum, etc.
Ladakh: Ladakh is a region in the northernmost Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. Sandwiched between two mighty mountain ranges – the Karakoram range and the great Himalayan range – Ladakh offers some of the most exciting adventure activities in the world. You will enjoy lots of adventure activities in this Himalayan region such as mountaineering, rock climbing, jeep safaris, yak safaris, river rafting, ice trekking, skiing, trekking, hiking, cycling, etc. You will also visit many historical Buddhist monasteries in this region.
Gulmarg: Gulmarg, located in Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir, is a worldwide famous destination for winter sport lovers in India. It attracts winter sport lovers and adventure enthusiasts from all over the world. It is considered as one of the finest skiing resorts in the world. The place is also known for having exceptional nature beauty and cool & cheerful climate.
Darjeeling: Darjeeling is a beautiful hill station in Himalayas in the Indian state of West Bengal. Known for scenic beauty and lush tea plantation, this picturesque hill town also offers some adventure activities to indulge. You may enjoy here adventure activities like trekking, hiking, hang gliding, ballooning, white water rafting, mountain biking, cable car ride, toy train ride, etc. You Darjeeling tour would be truly marvelous as you will enjoy superb nature beauty and indulge in lots of adventure activities.
Manali: Manali is a picturesque hill town in Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It has emerged as one of the most sought after destinations for holidays in India. It offers amazing tourism opportunity, lots of tourist attractions and some of the best mountain adventure activities in the world. Manali jeep safari, mountaineering, rock climbing, mountain biking, river rafting, trekking, hiking, skiing, heli-skiing, etc are popular adventure activities you may enjoy on your Manali tour.
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