Adventure tourism in one of the fastest growing segments in Indian tourist sector. Tourists from foreign countries, as well as India are increasingly asking for travel packages which are more than just sedate sightseeing. In order to meet demands of such tourists. we design travel plans with elements of adventurous activities like like para-motoring,  biking, rafting, hiking,  trekking, camping, climbing, balloon rides and many more in select regions across India. Following are some of popular Indian adventure tourism destinations:

A stone hut in mountains. Adventure travel in IndiaUttarakhand

Due to the large number of Hindu pilgrimage sites spread through out the state, Uttrakhand is also called Land Of Gods. Himalayan mountains cover most of it’s terrain as 93% of state’s land lies in mountainous. Forests cover is an impressive 64% with numerous rivers . This makes Uttarakhand one of the  most popular destinations in India for people who want to be close to nature and also for adventure tourists..

Adventure Travel in Uttrakhand

Trekking, Camping, Rafting & Skiing

Due to their mountainous terrain, many places in Uttarakhand are highly suitable for adventure activities like skiing, trekking, climbing etc. Places like  Chopta, Tungnath ,  Hemkund, Pindari , Valley of Flowers, Chandrashila, and Auli offer some of most popular trekking routes, each with suitable for different kind of trekkers. Trekking in Pindari ( altitude 3600 m) route takes 6-7 days while Valley Of Flowers on the other hand, is only a short trek of few hours. Spening a night in the area is not allowed to to senitive eco-system of the region.  Auli is also  also attracts a lot of skiers due to it’s rolling slopes.

Activities in Rishikesh

Ranikhet. Trekking in India

Ranikhet

Rishikesh is a religious town, important to Hindus right in the foothills of Himalayan mountains where Ganga river first enters the plains of India. Different kind of people visit Rishikesh for different reasons. Spiritually inclined visit the town for it’s various Hindu ashrams and Yoga camps/retreats which attracts 10s of thousands of people every month. It’s also a great destination for people looking forward to indulge in mild adventurous activities or to be just close to nature. Tourists can enjoy light trekking, rafting, bungee jumping, cliff jumping river rafting, camping and various other activities according to their wishes.

Himachal Pradesh:

Word Himachal means “Lap Of Himalayas” and Himachal Pradesh without doubt is one of the most picturesque places in India. The state is full of numerous beautiful places like  Manali, Chamba, Shimla, Kullu , Spiti, Lahual, Pin valley etc.; each with it’s own unique charm and attractions. Himachal is one of the most popular summer tourism destinations in India due to it’s cool weather. It’s also the most popular destinations for adventure tourism due to it’s mountainous terrain.

 

McLeodganj

Mcleodganj. Adventure tours in IndiaMcLeodganj is the most famous jewel in Dhauladhar mountain range due to it’s natural beauty as well as unique culture. It’s altitude is nearly 2100 meters and the place is covered by dense green forests. It’s a suburb of Dharmshala town, just a few kilometers away. Dalai Lama, the revered Tibetan spiritual leader is the most famous resident of Mcleodganj. It’s also the capital of Tibetan government in exile and thus receives tourists from all over the world who wish to learn more about Buddhism and meditation. TsuglagKhang (Dalai Lama’s temple) and Namgyal Monastery are the most important Buddhist landmarks and serve as learning centre for thousands of Buddhist monks. Triund, Dal Lake, Dharmkot, Bhagsu etc are some of more popular natural attractions.  The green forests which cover the region provide a scenic background and are highly suitable for long walks as well as trekking.

Adventure Travel in Mcleodganj

9 km Trek from Mcleodganj to Triund ( altitude 2900 meters) is the most popular trekking activity of the region which can be completed in one day. A lot of people also like to spend a night in Triund camping. More adventurous among them go to Laka Got ( altitude 3900 meters) which is 4 km further from Triund for ‘Snow Line’ trek. It’s an easy trek and anyone in reasonably fit physical condition can complete the full circuit it in 2-3 days.

For people looking for more adventure, Mcleodganj acts as launching pad for various longer treks which lead to or pass through Kullu, Kangra, Spiti, Chamba etc and last for weeks. We help tourists / trekkers by helping them with logistics of these treks in any way needed.

Lahaul & Spiti

Lahual & Spiti are a mix of Indian and Tibetan terrain and culture. This region is situated

Chandrataal lake. Adventure travel in India

Chandrataal lake.

on the border of India and Tibet and shares characteristics of both. It’s a high altitude region with an average altitude of more than 4000 meters and is a harsh and unforgiving land. Most parts of it remain isolated from rest of world for more than half of the year during winters and most of spring. Tourism in Spiti began only in 1992 and is still picking up steam. A lot of areas in this region still retain much of their original freshness and are unspoilt by mindless commercialisation.  This region is also home to some very rare plants and animal species like Himalayan Bear, snow leopard, chinguk, pika and many more.

Adventure Travel in Lahual and Spiti

Lahaul Spiti is great place for  camping, mountain climbing,  trekking, wild life watching and  adventure drives via bicycles, motorcycles and off-road vehicles. We pride ourselves for providing the best support network for tourists of all types in this region and can help you with anything related to travel, adventure activities, stays in hotels, short term as well as long stays in this region.

Campsites, hotels and homestays

Rohtang Pass. Adventure tours packages in IndiaWe have good quality campsites, hotels, guest-houses and homsestay facilities in different areas of the region which are famous for their best services at lowest possible price. Our campsite near beautiful Chandra Taal lake is one of the top attractions of Spiti. We provide high quality tents, hot meals and water, sleeping bags, mats etc at very low prices. Our hotels and guesthouses in Kibber, Kaza and Komik serve tourists with low as well as higher budgets. Komik is the highest inhabited village in the world at an altitude of 4587 m

Adventure Travel in other regions of India

In addition to Uttrakhand and Himachal Pradesh, there are quite a  few other destinations in India like Sikkim, Laddakh, Arunachal Pradesh,Manipur etc. which offer some great adventure tourism attractions. If you are interested in visiting any of the above places, please contact us by emailing info@indianfoodtours.in or filling up the contact form for details:

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