Adventure Tour in Uttaranchal

Uttarakhand, until 2007 known as Uttaranchal, is a stunningly beautiful state in the Himalayan North of India. It is broken up into a western part, named “Garhwal”, and an eastern part named “Kumaon”. Garhwal is more easily accessed. Uttaranchal is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure sports enthusiasts. Mussoorie, the ‘Queen of Hills’; Nainital, the ‘Lake District’; Kausani, the ‘Switzerland of India’; Ranikhet, Pithoragarh, Pauri and Munsyari are just few highlights for the nature lovers. For adventure and excitement, one may choose Mountaineering (Bhagirathi, Chowkhamba, Nanda Devi, Kamet, Pindari, Sahastrataal, Milam, Kafni, Khatling, Gaumukh), Trekking, Skiing (Auli, Dayara Bugyal, Munsyari, Mundali), Skating, Water Sports like rafting, boating and angling and Aero Sports like Hand Gliding, Paragliding (Pithoragarh, Jolly Grant, Pauri).


Bhrampuri River Side Camps:

We have a private beach 20 Kms from Rishikesh which has 20 river facing beach side Swiss tents, all in the midst of the Himalayan foothills, forests and the holy Ganges. Let Ganga Banks capture the romantic and release the adventurer in you.


Activities in Camp:

Besides rafting one could kayak on a placid stretch near the camp or opt for hike to a beautiful water fall for one hour. Or even go for longer hikes (5-6hrs) in the surrounding hills to view the snow cover Greater Himalayan Range. Facilities are available for Beach games like volley ball, Frisbee. A day in camp is rounded off with a campfire and a leisurely evening with fellow rafters.


Auli Skating:

Auli Located at an altitude of 2500 – 3050 mts above sea level, offering a panoramic view of Mt.Nanda DeviKamet, Mana Parwat, Dunagiri, Beethartoli, Nilkanth, Hathi Parbat, Ghori Parbat and Nar Parbat, is an ideal place for Skiing, covered with evergreen conifers and oak forest. The potential of snow dressed slopes of Auli, once the training grounds for the Paramilitary forces was adjudged by the French and Austrian experts who compared it with the best skiing grounds of the world, and rated it as one of the best. In summers Hikers/ Trekkers will find numerous marked walks and there are also mountain bike trails. at the backdrop of the resort lies the famous high altitude Gorson Reserve forest (part of Nanda Devi National Park ) richly habituated by rare Himalayan wildlife including snow Leopard, Musk Deer, Wild Boar, Wild Cat, Wild Rabbit, Jackal, Fox, Hyena and Beer. There are various scenic locations around.

The climate in summers is extremely pleasant and air from the deodar and oak trees contribute to natural health spa strongly recommended by Physicians/ Naturopaths/ Therapists. Auli is today a promising ski spot, a perfect health resort and an ideal vacation resort, both for the winters and summers.


Paragliding in Uttaranchal:

Paragliding is the simplest form to fly and all you require is a para glider. A paraglider is a non-motorized, foot-launched inflatable wing, which is easy to transport, launch, and land. It is constructed of rip-stop nylon or high stress polyester fabric. The pilot is clipped into a harness and is in a comfortable sitting position. The harness and the Paraglider attached by sturdy Kevlar lines. The Para gliders can fly in the air for hours with the help of the glider and climb to altitudes, more than 10,000 feet high or opt for cross-country flying adventure covering vast distances.


Pithoragarh:

One of the most striking regions in the hills of Uttaranchal is Pithoragarh, Kumaon’s easternmost district. The district headquarters, also called Pithoragarh, is wedged in between Nepal and Tibet, in the tiny Soar Valley of the Lesser Himalayas. The valley is flanked by four hills – Chandak, Dhwaj, Thal Kedar and Kundar – and is dramatic in its beauty. Pithoragarh is in the heart of adventure country. In ancient times, the town had as many as six passes into Tibet, and it is still on the sacred Kailash-Mansarovar trail. Treks to the Milam and Namik Glaciers are kick-started here. A number of adventure sports are possible in the region and we will organize them for you.


How to Reach:

Buses and taxis are available from Kathgodam and Tanakpur, the two nearest railheads. Pithoragarh has a small hill airstrip at Naini Saini, 5 km from town. If you are driving in from Delhi, breaking journey at Kathgodam or Nainital is convenient. Almora and Bageshwar are the main gas refueling halts en route. Auli is only 13 km drive from Joshimath. State transport and Union buses play regularly between Joshimath and Rishikesh (253 kms). Local Transport Union buses and State Transport buses operates between Joshimath and Rishikesh (253 km), Haridwar (277 km), Dehradun (298 km) and Delhi (500 km)From Joshimath onwards, both bus and taxi services are available for Auli.

In the age of internet, booking of ticket is easy and hassle free. Online travel agencies are always updated with the price and availability list of different fleet. Bus booking, Air ticket booking is very convenient online. Online bus booking is less time consuming and a great energy saving process.

 

Posted on June 24, 2011, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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