Adventure Activities in Uttarakhand
Being situated at the foothills of the great Himalayas, Uttarakhand is a dream come true for adventure sports lovers. With more than half the area of Uttarakhand under a rugged and mountainous topography, the place is ideal for adventure sports, besides the usual tourist attractions of nature and religion.
It wouldn’t be wrong to call Auli the Ski capital of India. Located at 2,500 to 3,050 meters, in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand, the Auli Ski Resort is close to the famous religious shrine of Badrinath.
The hilly terrain of Uttarakhand provides plenty of opportunities for mountaineering, trekking and rock climbing. The easternmost hill district Pithoragarh, bordering Nepal and Tibet, often dubbed as ‘Miniature Kashmir’, is abundant in natural beauty, making it the perfect
Rafting is the most popular adventure sport in Uttarakhand. Swift-moving rivers offer a thrilling experience for white water rafters. These rivers flow through deep forests, rocky terrains, mountains and sometimes even along snowy slopes.
Camping is possibly the finest way to enjoy the serenity of nature with the company of your friends and family. It is the best mode to spend time in the lap of nature and forget the mundane affairs of an otherwise hectic life.
Mountain biking is all about speed, control and thrill and is one of the latest ways of exploring and discovering new vistas of the Himalayan landscape. The rugged terrain and steep slopes, though risky at times,
Paragliding is a recreational and competitive flying sport, which is recently getting much popular. A foot-launched aircraft, a paraglide falls in the category of un-powered fixed-wing aircraft.