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  • 015 Days / 4 Nights Alaknanda River Rafting Expedition, 2017

    5 Days / 4 Nights Alaknanda River Rafting Expedition, 2017
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    • lHaridwar
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    About the Destination:

    • This exciting on Upper Alaknanda river rafting adventure gives you the chance to satiate all your adventure cravings by offering you with a myriad of opportunities for white water rafting in the stunning surroundings of the Himalayas. 
    • This trip takes you for a ride on one of the most revered rivers in the Indian Himalayas – Alaknanda, and better still to its upper stretches where you have wild rapids and changing landscapes in terms of gorges and forests.
    • This trip takes you through a number of Grade III, IV to IV+ rapids including the famed Hillary Fall and Kakkar Fall. 
    • The trip starts from Chamoli, which is situated near the revered Badrinath temple, and ends at Rudraprayag, the confluence of the Alaknanda and Madakini rivers.
    • The campsite on the banks of the river is bestowed with a thick forest that serves as a brilliant backdrop and plays home to a variety of birds. The rhythmic sound of the gushing river waters is soothing to the ears and its beaches fit perfectly as a child’s playground.
    • This is a 5 day 4 night activity.
  • 02Roopkund Trek, Uttaranchal 2017

    Roopkund Trek, Uttaranchal 2017
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    About the Destinations:

    A trek to Mystery Lake of Uttarakhand i.e. Roopkund Lake is a must-do for an avid trekker! Battling several adversities common to the Himalayas, this water body perched in the laps of the snow clad Mt. Trishul is situated at an altitude of 16,499ft.

    Most attractive for the human skeletons lying at the bottom of the lake, which are distinctly visible when the snow melts, the lake is swarmed by plenitude of visitors.

    The route along this trek is a fascinating journey of discovering the most pristine of Himalayan contribution of oak and blooming rhododendron forests. A moderate trek, the trek trails through mountainous rivers, enthralling ridges, lush forests and scenic meadows.

    Roopkund Trek Altitude: 5,029m


  • 03Kuari Pass Trekking, 2017

    Kuari Pass Trekking, 2017
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    • lHaridwar
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    About the Destinations:

    Discovered by Lord Curzon during the Bristish Raj in India, the Kuari Pass Trek in the Garhwal Himalayan Range originates from Joshimath in Chamoli. The hike to the Kuari Pass route is one of the most enthralling treks in this range and is known for the panoramic views and challenges it offers.

    From the pass, one can enjoy the captivating views of other scenic ranges like Kamet (7,756m), Trishul (7,120m), Chakhamba (7,128m), Nanda Devi (7,817) and its twin Nanda Devi East (7,434m). Also known as the 'Curzon Trail', this trail takes you through the confluence of several brooks, scenic Oak and Deodar forests, verdant meadows or ‘Bugyals’ and rhododendrons. On some occasion, you can also come across the footprints of the rare Himalayan Bear or Leopard.

    This snow-clad Kuari pass winter trek also takes one through other passes- the Vinayak Pass, Tali Top and the Kuari peak. As you are traversing through this Curzon trek, also get a chance to feast your eyes with one of the most mesmerizing snow skiing tourism destination in India, Auli, the best time to visit is in December and January.

    Temperature: December to March day time 11C to 4C and night -2C to -8C. Wind chill, freezing climate with snow fall.

  • 04Two Day at Camp Chillout with Rafting, Rishikesh

    Two Day at Camp Chillout with Rafting, Rishikesh
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    A seamless blend of adventure and tranquillity, Camp Chillout in Rishikesh is where you can truly enjoy river rafting on the Ganga River.

    Arrive at the campsite during noon and indulge in lunch. After a briefing session by the tour guides, settle into the tents. Post this; engage in beach volleyball and kayaking. Rock climbing and rappelling are also conducted at the campsite and can be enjoyed with an extra cost. Campfire, tea and snacks will keep you amused all through the evening till dinner is served.

    Next morning, at around 7 am breakfast is served at the camp, after which you gear up for the thrill of 26km rafting. After a thorough briefing from the experts, get set with all the safety equipment, plunge into the Ganga River and cruise some of the exhilarating rapids such as Three Blind Mice, Crossfire, Bodysurfing, Return to Sender, Roller Coaster and Golf Course, within the 3 hours. On your arrival at the legendary Laxman Jhula, get transferred to Delhi or embark upon your onward journey and mark the end of this action-packed tour.

    Duration: This is a 2 days 1 night trip and the rafting activity would take around 3 hours.

    Difficulty Level: Moderate to Challenging

  • 05Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh

    Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh
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    About the activity: 

    • Experience India’s first fixed platform bungy jump destination at Mohan Chutti (52km), a pristine location tucked in the Shivaliks further ahead of Rishikesh. 
    • This day trip is bundled with a ride giving you a glimpse of the mountains, crisp air and virgin greenery.
    • You can choose from a convenient time slot between 09:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 01:00 PM and 02:30 PM. and you can opt to travel to Mohan Chutti on an A/C luxury coach. 
    • Upon reaching, you’ll meet the instructor team, understand the gear, safety tips, jumping techniques, and sign up for a memorabilia kit (photographs, DVD, t-shirt printed with pictures of your jump) if required.
    • Walk on the cantilever platform built over a rocky cliff overlooking River Hall, a tributary of River Ganga. Take your leap of faith and feel the rush. 
    • The jump height is 83m. At the end of the jump, you’ll be lowered to a drop zone with 2ft of water. 
    • Walk to the cafeteria, reminisce the experience, and head back to Rishikesh. If you wish, you could add more thrills to your adventure cart by partaking in Giant Swing and Flying Fox activities. 
  • 06Flying Fox, Rishikesh

    Flying Fox, Rishikesh
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    About the Destination:

    Replete with surreal natural beauty, Rishikesh in Uttarakhand enchants with Ganga River, woody hills and serene atmosphere. All this makes your experience of adventure sports all the more memorable.  Shivpuri Village is a quaint little village, 15 minutes’ drive upstream from here forms the perfect base of Rishikesh Flying Fox adventure.

    About the Activity with Details:

    Feel the excitement as you flit away over River Ganges with a rip-roaring round of Flying Fox Rishikesh adventure.

    In this activity of around 1 hour, you will glide down a sequence of ultra-strong cables or zip lines, attached by a harness and pulley.Assemble at Shivpuri Village. Post prepping you up with safety guidelines and necessary equipment, two zip lines send you across the white water rapids at Shivpuri. Savour the view of the mighty Himalaya’s and feel the pleasant wind on your face.


  • 07Panchachuli Base Camp Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Panchachuli Base Camp Trek 2017, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    Snuggled in the lap of snow-peaked mountains, the Panchachuli Base Camp trekking originates in the Darma valley of Pithoragarh district between the borders of Nepal and Tibet.  Bestowed with nature’s splendour, the route to the Panchachuli glacier, lying in the lap of Kumaon Himalayas, is adorned with enchanting landscapes, snow-capped mountains, cascading waters, Alpine meadows and a rich variety of flora and fauna. Situated in Eastern Kumaon Himalaya, the trekking route forms the watershed between the Gori Ganga and Darma Valleys.The entire trek to the glacier is a walk along the river Dhauliganga.

    The last road head Dar is 42km from Dharchula, and from Dar to Panchachuli Glacier is a pleasant walk .The trail goes through the tribal Villages of Bongling ,Sela ,Nagling, Baaling and Duktu along the river Dhauliganga and thick Forests of deodar and Bhojpatra and conifer. The five peaks of Panchachuli form majestic sights and enhance the Him Khand, Yuli River skirted by the forests of Devdaar, Bhoj Patra and conifer trees. This amazing Panchachuli Base Camp trek is truly a feast to the eyes and the scenery throughout the journey is one that can only be experienced, not explained.

    Temperature: 1 to 8 degrees in nights, days are relatively warmer

  • 08Dayara Bugyal Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Dayara Bugyal Trek 2017, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    Amongst all the treks in Uttarakhand, Dayara Bugyal is considered to be the most breathtaking. The trek brings us to a highland meadow  situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand which stands tall at an elevation of 10,000-12,500ft.

    This lush green expanse of meadows serves as an excellent destination for skiing during winter and is spread over 28 sq km. This breathtaking location is nestled amidst towering snow-peaked mountains. While on this memorable Himalayan Dayara Bugyal trekking tour in India at Uttarkhand, catch sight of the lake of Barnala Tal strewn across the green alpine prairies– in whose reflection the peaks look even more beautiful. 

    The trek starts from the tiny hamlet of Barsu nestled on the Haridwar-Gangothri road which is 32 kms from Uttarkashi. One can settle in any one of the rest-houses or GMVN houses in Barsu that overlook the stunning valley on one side and the snowy mountains on the other.

    The route of the Dayara Bugyal Trek trails through gorgeous Oak forests, clear water bodies and sprawling grasslands while offering views of specks of huts, grazing sheep all while overlooking the valley and high-rise mountains. Wild flowers also bloom around streams and brooks that run across the pastures.

    Temperature: -4 degrees (Min), 25 degrees (Max), days are relatively warmer

    Trekking Distance:  29 kms

    Maximum Altitude: 12,000 ft

  • 09Bagini Glacier Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Bagini Glacier Trek 2017, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    In the spellbinding region of Garhwal Himalayas, Bagini Glacier trekking makes you come face to face with untouched, raw natural beauty along with great doses of adventure. This trekking package in India takes you to Bagini Glacier that towers at 14816 feet from sea level and gives you the opportunity to feast your eyes on the mighty Dunagiri, Changa Banga and Kalanka peaks.

    Your location will be the dreamy destination of Uttarakhand. Also known as ‘Land of Gods’ it appeals with a dramatic terrain of charming lakes, stunning rivers, mountains and rising Himalayan peaks.

    Cossetted amongst stunning heights, a circular trek of around 43 kms to Bagini Glacier allures with places of worships, winsome grassy stretches streaked with vibrant flowers, crystal clear streams, sights of frosty summits, rocks and boulder ridden paths, quaint hamlets and more!

    Temperature Range: April-June: 15 to 20 Degrees (Day) & 7 to -2 Degrees (Night), 
    September-OCtober: 10 to 15 Degrees (Day) & 5 to -5 (Night)

  • 10Nag Tibba Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Nag Tibba Trek 2017, Uttarakhand
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    • lDehradun
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    Group Departures:  [November: 5, 19] ; [December: 3]

    About the Destination:

    The panorama of the Himalayan snow peaks of Garhwal and Himachal offers views of some of the famous peaks from here including the Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Srikanth and Black peak. Enjoy the magnificent views of Gujjar or shepherds dotting the envrons from the Nag Tibba Top.

    Nag Tibba trek route is a circular trek where the finish point is different from the start point and at no time there is an overlap of trail. On your way down you will go through a completely contrasting landscape having a dense mixed forest of Oak, Rhododendron, Cider and Alpine. Adding to the beauty of the trek is the opportunity to visit a couple of quaint villages which are extremely scenically situated amidst thick Deodar forests. Icing on the top would surely be the opportunity to dunk one's feet into a cold and inviting stream at the end of the trek.

    Another great attraction of this trip is the camping experience. There are beautiful meadows and thick jungles along the trail offering numerous scenic camping locations. Nag Tibba trekking is suitable for people of all age groups having reasonable fitness levels who seek adventure.

    Temperature: 16-25 degrees (days) and 8-16 degrees (nights) during March, 14-22  degrees (days) and 6-14 degrees (nights) between September and December

    Max Alt: 3050m

  • 11Trek to the Source of Ganges 2017, Uttarakhand

    Trek to the Source of Ganges 2017, Uttarakhand
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    • lDehradun
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    About the Destination:

    Second to none, Uttarakhand is the most befitting destination to trek to the source of the Ganges! Considered as the holiest river in India, the holy Ganga is believed to have mystical powers and worshipped throughout the country.

    Originating from Gangotri, this awe-inspiring trek will take you through gradual and slow slopes, scenic terrains, picturesque passes and amazing views of the mountains and glaciers. At certain places, the terrains might get a bit difficult; however, overcoming them, you will be rewarded with bountiful views of the holy Ganges and some of the most desired peaks around Uttarakhand!

    Duration of the Tour: 5N/6D

    Altitude: 4463m

    Temperature Range: 12 to 17 °C, – 8 to 0 °C

    Total Trekking Distance: 50km

  • 12Alaknanda River Rafting 2017, Uttarakhand

    Alaknanda River Rafting 2017, Uttarakhand
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    • lHaridwar
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    About the Destination:

    The locale of Jayalgarh flagged by the plush Himalayan Eco Lodges is a remarkable site for those looking for Alaknanda river rafting. This campsite is set amidst the picturesque landscape of gorgeous environs with the lodges furnished with top-notch facilities and services. Moreover, the excellent positioning of this campsite at Jayalgarh offers one to raft on the five rivers of Alaknanda, Ganga, Bhagirathi, Pinder and Mandakini.

    Not only is this luxury campsite adorned with verdant forests that play shelter to a variety of exotic birds, but it also hosts several beautiful fields beside the river. The turbulent waters are the idyllic site for rafting enthusiasts and the sandy white banks serve as an excellent children’s playground.

    Meal Types: Vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes

    Activities:  Rafting, Duckie (inflatable Kayak rides)

    Duration: 2N/3D

    Difficulty Level: Moderate to difficult

    Temperature: Around 12 – 15 degrees (Feb), 17 - 20 degrees (March – April), 33 – 38 degrees (between May-June), 10 – 15 degrees (October) and 3 – 5 degrees (December)

  • 13Snow Trek to Deoria Tal and Chandrashila Peak, Uttarakhand 2017

    Snow Trek to Deoria Tal and Chandrashila Peak, Uttarakhand 2017
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    About The Destination:

    To be spellbound by the natural splendour of the Garhwal Himalayas, take a snow trek to Chopta, Deoria Tal and Chandrashila Peak, that offers you the best of trekking in Uttarakhand. Not only will you get a chance to surpass breathtaking pastures laden with snow, anyone can take this trek due to the easy terrains and comfortable trails. The first bit of the trek comprises a walk up to Deoria Tal Lake at 2438m surrounded by dense thickets all around. This trail does not comprise of much snow which explains the easy start to the trek. The sight of the lake reflecting the mighty Chaukhamba Peak, located nearby, is a vision worth marveling at.

    The next bit of the trail is the hike up to Chopta peak laden with beautiful blankets of snow in winter. Upon arriving at Chopta peak, marvel at the expanse of snow surrounding the environs. Due to the snow conditions, either camps will be set up or arrangements will be made in some homestays dotting the area. There is also the trek to Tungnath temple at 3680m, known to be the highest Shiva shrine in the world. This trail offers magnificent views of Bandarpoonch, Kedar and Chaukhamba peaks. After a 1km long trek from Tungnath is the top of Chandrashila peak at 4000m that gives a panoramic visual on the gorgeous valleys and snow-peaked mountains around.

    Adding to the serenity of this expedition is the experience of residing in the charming lodges in Kund that overlooks the Mandakini river under the Kedar peak. 

  • 14Kalindi Khal Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Kalindi Khal Trek 2017, Uttarakhand
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    • lDehradun
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    About the Destination: 

    A challenging Kalindi khal trek nestled in the lap of the majestic Himalayas, feel a rush of adrenaline in your blood as you scale right up to a Himalayan pass 6000m high. Not just that, this mesmeric place is a spiritual haven decorated by gorgeous mountains and the grandeur of nature.

    Kalindikhal trekking expedition starts from Gangotri banked beside the Ganga waters. After seeking the Gangotri goddess’s blessing start off on your journey to Gaumukh, the birth point of the holy Ganges River. Get enchanted by the grasslands at Tapovan and mesmerized by several rivulets and peaks of Shivling, Bhagirathi and Meru.

    From camping beside the Vasuki Tal, to breathtaking sceneries that include moraine, glaciers and majestic peaks, this tour has it all. After several briefing sessions on the safety measures to be taken on this trek, prepare to encounter the many splendours of nature.

    Temperature Range: The temperature varies from 10-18 °C, -8 to 5°C, 8-15°C and -10 to 5°C


  • 15Skiing in Auli - Intermediate Course, Uttarakhand 2017

    Skiing in Auli - Intermediate Course, Uttarakhand 2017
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    About the Destination:

    Auli and skiing, both are just synonymic to each other! With plenitude of skiing in Auli options, any tour to this snow paradise in Himachal Pradesh becomes memorable! Scenic and appealing, clad with a blanket of snow and guarded by fascinating peaks, Auli entices visitors from all the walks of life

    Over twelve days hone your skills and have a whale of a time. The skiing in Auli intermediate course is specifically designed for those who have finished their basic level of training and are familiar with the elementary principles of the skiing. Professional senior instructors will be leading the course and when you complete it, you mostly should be able to tackle most slopes. 

    Duration: 11N/12D

    Difficulty Level: Moderate

    Temperature: Around  10 to 15 degrees (Day) to -2 to -10 degrees (Night)

    Max Alt: 3050m (Auli)

  • 16Biking, Hiking and Rafting in Mandakini and Alaknanda valley

    Biking, Hiking and Rafting in Mandakini and Alaknanda valley
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    About the Destination:

    Treat yourself to a triple adventure of mountain biking trails, guided hiking tours and outdoor adventure rafting. All this takes place in surreal Uttarakhand which spills delights every step along the way. The state appears like the perfect canvas for rip-roaring activities with mesmeric beauty, dramatic varied landscape of lovely lakes, meandering rivers, high mountains and soaring sights of the mighty Himalayas.  

    Your fun journey commences with a drive through Mandakini Valley and holy towns of Rishikesh, Devprayag and Rudraprayag. Sleep well and arise to the sweet sounds of bird songs and the music of Mandakini River. The thrills include a visit to high altitude lake, Deoriatal whose mesmeric waters reflect the mighty Himalayan peak of Chaukhamba. Head to Chopta, considered as the Switzerland of India, it beckons with undulating meadows and sights of snow-capped mountains all around.

    Enjoy making way through charming mixed forest region, trek to Tungnath Temple the highest Shiva shrine in the world and to Chandrashila, the towering summit in Tungnath. The peak means 'Moon rock'. Legend has it, that this is the very place that Lord Rama meditated in after he defeated the demon-king Ravana. Also, lap up a thrilling ride of outdoor adventure rafting on the mystical river Ganga

    Duration of the tour: 4N/5D

    Temperature Range: Depending upon the season, temperature varies from  12 -20 degree Celsius, 20 - 25 degree Celsius, 10 – 15 degree Celsius,  3 – 5 degree Celsius

    Meal Types: Lunch is vegetarian and dinner would have a non-vegetarian dish

    Activities: Trekking, Mountain Biking, Rafting

    Difficulty Level: Moderate 

    Maximum Altitude: Chandrashilla peak - 4000 m

  • 17Kedarkantha Winter Trek, Uttarakhand 2017

    Kedarkantha Winter Trek, Uttarakhand 2017
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    About the Destinations:

    Fringed with pine trees and adorned with the beauty of snow, the Kedarkantha Peak is one of the most sought after snow-trekking destinations in the country. Situated at a height of 3,800m above the sea level, the trek to this mountain pass in Uttarakhand offers various levels of challenges to the trekkers.

    Offering an enthralling trekking experience, Kedarkantha winter trek usually originate from Sankri; which can be easily reached from Dehradun and takes the trekkers through the immaculate beauty of the vicinity. From snow-capped Himalayan peaks to a frozen pond, meadows covered with snow to some of the other mesmerising peaks, this trek offers all the marvels, a trekker can wish for!

    Not just for the trekkers, Kedarkantha winter trek is also an ideal trek for the nature lovers, shutterbugs and other classes of travellers as well. Within the 6 exciting days of this expedition, the trekkers are rewarded with magical views, exhilarating experiences and delightful moments!

  • 18Rafting and Trekking in Uttarakhand

    Rafting and Trekking in Uttarakhand
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      Code: 8032780

    About the Destination:

    Perfect for adventure enthusiasts, this experience treats you with a fine tryst with trekking and rafting. The combo of rafting and trekking in Uttarakhand gives you a great introduction to the mighty Himalayas and enchants with the sight of snowy mountains all along. Camping by Devariyatal Lake is also quite an experience. Enjoy a route through dense forests, be surrounded by rhododendron bushes and delight in the sight of Kedar Range. Also, get to experience Chopta. A charming place, it is marked by lovely meadows and ringed by thick forests.

    You will be paying a visit to the Shiva temple of Tungnath, the highest place of worship in Garhwal along with Chandrashilla Peak, the highest point in the region. Keeping your excitement levels up is Alaknanda river rafting and later is the mighty Ganga River. Tackle a range of rapids and also engage in body surfing, swimming as well as bird watching.

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    If you are one of the ardent adventure aficionados and is longing for your adrenaline kicks amidst lofty mountain peaks, dense thickets or the challenging rapids of the Ganges, Uttarakhand is place to be! Situated at the foothills of the great Himalayan Range, it is one of the newly formed Indian states. While a major portion of Uttarakhand comprises of high soaring peaks, the rest is accomplished by dense forests, stunning river bodies and scenic meadows.

    It is in this state, you can easily satiate all your adventurous desires; be it flying like a bird, cruising through the strenuous rapids of the Ganges, trek to some of the enthralling peaks, ski through some of the enchanting destinations or enjoy the longest cable-car ride in Asia and much more!

    If you are planning for an adventurous trip to Uttarakhand sooner or later, here is a list of some of the adventure tours in Uttarakhand that you will find hard to miss out: 


Attractions

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Roopkund Trek

Counted among the best treks in India, the Roopkund trail is a trekker’s paradise. Roopkund’s topography is complete with verdant forests, acres and acres of open meadows, trickling brooks, and the celestial snow of course. Roopkund also comprises of the eerie Skeletal Lake, and is great for one’s initiation into high-altitude trekking. Pre-monsoon and post-monsoon seasons make Roopkund one of the compulsory trekking places near Delhi.

Distance from Delhi: 308 Kilometres approximately

Nearest Railhead: Kathgodam Railway Station

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Kuari Pass Trek

Kuari Pass which signifies doorway is one of the best treks in Uttaranchal. It is also known as Curzon trail as this trekking trail was discovered by Lord Curzon in 1905. The panoramic views of the eastern slopes of the majestic Garhwal Himalayas, Neelkanth, Mana, Hathi Ghori Parvat, Bertholi, Trishul, Dronagiri, Kamet and Nanda Devi peaks can be experienced on Kuari Pass Trek.

The trek has dense deodar, ok and rhododendron forests which present a picturesque view. Rare and protected flora and fauna can be found on this trail.  The trek passes via major rivers like Mandakini, Kaliganga and Dhauli Ganga .The ideal time to visit here is in summers.

Best Season: December - January
Duration: 6-8 Days
Max. Elevation: 4,264 m

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Dodital Trek

Dodital trek is a short trek and must to do when you are on trekking in Uttaranchal tour. Difficulty ranges from easy to moderate through thick forests and across majestic Himalayas landscapes, large meadows and stream crossings.  

The trek begins from Sangamchatti (kalyani) road near Uttarkashi and completes at the Hanumanchatti. From Dodital Lake, you will need to trek uphill to reach the Darwa pass, also called as Bakaria Khaga pass. The alpine meadows of Kanasar are an ideal place for camping.

Best season: May - October
Duration: 10 Days
Altitude: 4150 m

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Chandrashila Trek

With the enthralling Kedarnath range to the north, the Chandrashila Peak offers splendid panoramic vistas. Literally meaning the ‘Moon Rock’, Chandrashila is incidentally the highest peak in the area. A low altitude trek that’s full of cavernous gorges and vivid imagery, the season for trekking is round the year. With gradients suiting beginners, Chandrashila trek allows eyeful glimpses of Garhwal Himalayas and the trek passes through an ancient Shiva temple atop Tungnath.

Distance from Delhi: 455 Kilometres approximately

Nearest Railhead: Rishikesh Railway Station

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Mansa Devi Temple

Manasa Devi Temple seems to have a significant space among the minds of the devotees of Shakti, the goddess this temple is dedicated to. Perched on the top of Bilwa Parvat on the Sivalik Hills, the temple offers a splendid view of the mighty Ganges and the holy city of Haridwar. Rather than being a pilgrim centre, the temple makes its value higher among the adventure seekers as well because, the temple is accessible either only by trekking the high altitude or taking the recently established rope way. Chandi Devi Temple located very close to this shrine attracts a large number of devotees everyday as there is a belief that the two forms of Goddess Parvati, Mansa and Chandi stay close to each other.
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Yamunotri

Being the source of the River Yamuna, Yamunotri has a lot of significance in history as well. It is situated at a height of 3293 meters. Yamunotri is considered to be the supreme among the four sites of India’s Chhota Char Dham pilgrimage. The temple dedicated to Goddess Yamuna is the prime attraction here along with the charming holy thermal springs at Janki Chatti. It was constructed by Maharaja Pratap Shah of Tehri Garhwal. The whole location arranges the best features such as lush green meadows, glacier sights and revamping climate throughout the year. But majorly, the difficulty to reach the top extends a thrilling experience to those who love adventure and escapades. You can reach the location by walking through the rugged plains and roads, 6 KM from Hanuman Chatti and 4 KM from Janki Chatti.
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Deer Park

After Rajaji National Par, Malsi Deer Park is the most visited wildlife centre in Dehradun. This is a mini zoological park turned out to be one of the favourite picnic spots or hangout places in the city, ideal for family outings or school excursions. The herds of deer meandering freely in their habitat through the scenic Malsi reserve forest area ensures an amazing sight before the eyes of its visitors, incomparably beautiful. Unlimited number of birds can also be found inside the park together giving a mind blowing views. For kids, there are fun rides and space for games also. The weekend witnesses the flooding of people towards the park. The park is situated just 10 KM away from Dehradun city at Mussoorie Road.
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Rishikesh

Visit the adventure capital of India, the marvelous and thrilling city of Rishikesh on your next vacation with your friends and family!  The 'Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas', Rishikesh is located at the base of the Himalayas and is blessed with the gorgeous, thundering river of Ganga, the popular trek friendly rugged terrains, challenging peaks, strenuous rapids and dense forests! If you are an ardent traveler, then Rishikesh makes for one of the most ideal weekend getaways near Delhi.

Being one of the holiest cities in India, Rishikesh is quite famous for its scenic landscape and serves as a gateway to other important religious centers such as Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. The adventurer paradise is a happening hub of many ancient temples and attractions such as Gita Bhawan, Laxman Jhula, Bharat Mandir, Neelkanth Mahadev, Swarga Ashram, Triveni Ghat amongst others! Grab your cameras and adventure gear and head to Rishikesh for an adventure packed holiday!

Distance from Delhi: 228km

Best time to visit: Throughout the year

Attractions: Triveni Ghat, Ram and Lakshman Jhula, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple and Vashista Cave

Activities: River Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Camping, Rappelling, Rock Climbing and Trekking 

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Lakshman Jhula

Rishikesh is not only about religious beliefs, ghats or temples; within this ancient city, you can also witness some of the architectural marvels and structures as well! One such structure, the Lakshman Jhula, which is also one of the not to be missed places to visit in Rishikesh, is a suspension bridge that connects Tehri and Pauri districts of Uttarakhand.

The existence of this bridge dates back to the age of Ramayana. According to the legends, Lakshman; brother of Lord Rama, crossed the holy Ganga River at this spot over a jute bridge. Centuries after this pious incident, a 284ft hanging bridge was built in the same spot by Rai Bahadur Surajmal Jhunjhunwala.

However, the bridge got washed away during the epidemic flood of 1924, and later, a pillar-less suspension bridge was erected at the same spot. The architecture brilliance of Lakshman Jhula and its proximity to several sacred places make it one of the most visited tourist places in Rishikesh.
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Binsar Trek

Binsar is a beautiful hill station valley of flowers which offers breathtaking views of the Kumaon Valley. The beautiful Himalayan range stretches to about 300 kms along the horizon out of which the most noticeable peaks are the Chaukhamba, Trishuli, Kedarnath, Panchchuoli, Nanda Kot and Nanda Devi.

The Binsar trek begins from Thalisain towards Pauri. The trek leads through thick forests of oaks, pine, silver fir and deodar that describe complete wilderness. The ascents and descents are gradual and the best time to visit is during winters. One can come across the Samadhi of the great Indian hero Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali situated at Musa Kota amidst Dudhatoli sanctuary.

The Binsar trek is an exciting experience and the trekkers can enjoy the beautiful views throughout the expedition. Binsar is enveloped with hanging moss, ferns, alpine flora, different varieties of wild flowers and forests where one can find rhododendron and oak trees.

If you are a bird watching enthusiast, during a trek in Binsar you will come across a number of beautiful and rare birds. The trek is rather simple and the forest cover will lead to small streams, lush green fields, but be careful of lion ants and tunnel spiders.

Best season: Mid September to early July
Duration: 3 Days
Altitude: 3030 m

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Swarga Ashram

Nestled amidst Lakshman Jhula and Rishikesh on the left bank of the Ganges and the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, the ambience that exists in Swarga Ashram is truly heavenly! While the picturesque surroundings of the ashram contributes much to its tranquil atmosphere, the devotion and spirituality that exists here makes it a paradise for those who seek mental peace and tranquillity!

The epicentre of yoga and meditation within the Garhwal gateway, it is among the most scenic and pleasant places to visit in Rishikesh. Established by Swami Atma Prakash, it can also be called as the home of the homeless, the abode of the needy and a place to relinquish the mind from all the miseries of the society. It offers living spaces to more than 100 people along with offering them free food and other kitchen facilities. A library in Swarga Ashram offers free education on religion and culture to the visitors.

It also has a hospital that offers free treatment to all the saints, pilgrims and others alike. You can reach this divine ashram either by a boat ride through the holy Ganges or by crossing the Ram Jhula. The ashram also has several shopping complexes that sells religious commodities, cultural books, ayurvedic shops, eateries and lot more.
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Dayara Bugyal

Counted among the most beautiful meadows in the country, the vibrant meadow of Dayara Bugyal has attained cult status among hikers. During the wintry months, the milky slopes are perfect for some alpine skiing. The Bhagirathi peaks, Kala Nag, Bandarpoonch are among scores of other peaks that loom around the meadow, and trekkers are particularly taken by many emerald lakes strewn across Dayara Bugyal. Another first-timer trek on the list, the best months to visit are between May to November, although experienced trekkers find the meadow laden with snow in winters irresistible.

Distance from Delhi: 425 Kilometres approximately

Nearest Railhead: Haridwar Railway Station
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Nag Tibba Trek

Annoy Tibba is a trekkers delight. Despite the fact that it is a moderately obscure trail close Mussoorie it can without much of a stretch be viewed as one of the greatest weekend treks that you can do out of Delhi. For the individuals who need to stroll in the backwoods, ascend to 10,000 feet, see snow clad mountains and camp under starry night skies the Nag Tibba trek is simply great. It presents dazzling perspectives of Bandarpoonch top, the Gangotri gathering of tops, Kedarnath crest in the north, Doon valley and the snow tops of Chanabang.

Annoy Tibba is otherwise called Serpent's Peak. It is the most elevated top (9915 ft) in the Nagtibba scope of the Garhwal Himalayas and is said to be the dwelling place Nag Devta. The trek takes you through thick woods rich in greenery. The benefit of this trek is that you can achieve the base of the Nagtibba range by jeep. This makes it conceivable to do it over a weekend.

Highlights – Trekking, Camping, Hiking

Location - Uttrakhand        

Difficulty Level: Average

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Ram Jhula

Another architectural marvel in the yoga capital of India, Ram Jhula is an important landmark of the city and is also one of the sought after Rishikesh tourist places. Located only 3km from the heart of the city, this 450ft suspension bridge connects the banks of the Ganges with Shivananda and Swarga ashrams at both of its end.

Also known as the 'Shivananda Jhula', this magnificent bridge was built during the late 80s by the regional government; the contribution of Shivananda Ashram Divine Life Society is very significant in the construction of Ram Jhula. Like the Lakshman Jhula, it was also once a jute bridge and serves as an important name in the list of places to visit in Rishikesh.

While crossing the bridge, you can enjoy the panoramic views of the Ganges and for the nature photographers, it serves as an ideal destination to click some amazing pictures!
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Tapkeshwar Temple

Dehradun houses one of its most visited temples, Tapkeshwar where Lord Shiva is the presiding deity. Blessed by natural extravagant sights abundantly, the prominent feature of this temple is the main Shivlinga that is kept sacredly inside a cave. The temple resides by the side of thick forests and the natural cave drops water from the roof little by little to give away the Shivlinga more beauty and in turn it appears as an amusing spectacle. The temple is existing in a location which is easily accessible, it is hardly six kilometers away from the city. Shivratri is the biggest festival celebrated at the temple when thousands of pilgrims come and pay tribute to the deity. The cool sulphur- water springs are an additional feature the temple proudly possesses within it. The devotees will take a bath in these springs before they enter inside the temple.
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Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo, Nainital

The much endangered species found in the Himalayas are being protected carefully over Pt. G. B. Pant High Altitude Zoo located in Nainital. Royal Bengal Tiger, Tibetan Wolves, Sambar, Leopard Cat and Himalayan Bear are a few of the important ones one can spot in the zoo. Along with them there are different species of high altitude birds live happily. Sher ka Danda hill is the preserver of this zoo, perched on an altitude of 2100 meters and over 4.6 acres of serene forest. Built in 1984 and opened to public in 1995, the zoo is located just 2 KM away from Tallital Bus Station in Nainital, between Shivalik and middle Himalayan Ranges. The zoo is one of the prime attractions in Uttarakhand now.