15 Things to Do in Himalayas 2020 (Starting from ₹4500 Only)

The Indian Himalayas have attracted the reverence and awe of people all around the world. Standing as they do, proud and tall through the centuries, these mountains have grown to be an essential part of the Indian identity, and make a mark to every traveller’s consciousness that stays for life. The many grand things to do in the Himalayas attract thousands of tourists. These activities are just a part of the Himalayan experience- a way to experience their majesty in a better, stronger manner, and to have grander, more exotic memories to cherish. Among the many things to do in the Himalayas are activities that challenge your mind and body, and push your limits beyond your knowledge. Trekking and cycling are two of them. Trekking and cycling in the Himalayas is an experience in itself- the sights and sounds that you see expand your mind with their beauty, and the terrains that you encounter expand your physical capacities in unique ways. The tired feet and aching muscles that you bring back from these expeditions, along with the lifelong memories you garner, are the rewards for your hard work and passion. Motoring on a bike or in a jeep is another great way to experience the mountains of Himalayas.

There are many places where you can enjoy exciting things to do in the Himalayas. Virtually all of the mountain range is open to touristic experiences. You can float leisurely amidst the beauty of Kashmir or glide above the magnificence of Manali. You can stroll through the wonders of the wildlife sanctuaries of Uttarakhand or roar through the gushing rivers in Sikkim. You can marvel at the breathtaking wonder of stark Ladakh or be overwhelmed by the lush bounty of Arunachal Pradesh. The Indian Himalayas offer gorgeous opportunities for the eager traveller who is willing to see, explore, and revere the magnificence that the mountain ranges put on display. There are many wonderful things to do in the Himalayas, so every moment you spend there should be made the most of.

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Trek to the Mystery Lake Roopkund
Trek to the Mystery Lake Roopkund

7D/6N

Chamoli

About the Activity :Fixed Departure Dates: 4th, 11th, 25th of June, and 3rd, 9th, 17th of SeptemberYour trip begins at the Lohajung Main Market, from where you will check into your rooms which are allocated on sharing basis. It would be followed by a quick introduction prior to dinner.Cherish your morning with a peaceful walk along the Neelganga river and cross it by a metal bridge. As you head towards Ali Bugyal via village Didina, experience the thrill of passing through the dense forests and steep climbs.Witness one of the best meadows in the country as you cross through the twin Bugyals of Ali and Bedni on Day 3. Reach Bhagwabasa camps which are the base of Roopkhund village via Kalua Vinayak. It is a short trek with steep climb up to Kalua Vinayak and then a downhill trail to Bhagwabasa camps.Climb up 4km from Bhagwabasa to reach Roopkund. In case, the weather permits you will be taken to Junargali which is 250ft above Roopkund. Admire the mesmerizing peaks of  Kedarnath ,Chaukhamba, Neelkantha, Trishul and Nanda Ghunti, which are visible from there and then head back to Bedni Bugyal.Head towards Wan early in the morning and from there enjoy a road journey to Lohajung, where you can relax in your guest houses until you depart.
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Winter Kuari Pass Trek
Winter Kuari Pass Trek

6D/5N

Chamoli

About the Activity:Fixed Departures in November and December of 2016, and January of 2017.Invoke in this exciting 6 days 5 nights exciting winter trekking expedition in Kuari Pass and get a chance to explore the enduring beauty of this region.Start your tour after getting driven Joshimath via Devprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnprayag and Nandprayag from Haridwar. Enjoy the mesmerizing view of the valleys and reach Joshimath.The next day, after enjoying a delicious breakfast drive to Auli, from where you will begin your trek, marvel at the sight of the Nanda Devi peak on your drive.Start trekking from Auli and en route cross the famous Bugyals (meadows) of Gorson witness the entire range of Nanda Devi sanctuary, along the Rishi Ganga.Hike through the lush green vegetation and rhododendron flowers with Mt. Nanda Devi Mt. Doonagiri and cover a distance of 6 kms.Camp for the night at the head of the Tali Top which lies on the North Face of Mt. Nanda Devi.Continue trekking to the Kuari pass and reach the top of the Khullar. Enjoy the magnificent views from this here and then trek to the top of the Kuari Pass.Marvel at the sight of the Nanda Devi sanctuary and the Bugyals as you descent from Auli thorugh the woods and the pastures.Reach Auli and then drive back to joshimath by a car while enjoying the stunning view of the region.Delight in  refreshing breakfast in the morning and then drive back to Haridwar.
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Trek to Markha Valley
Trek to Markha Valley

8D/7N

About the Activity:Fixed departures in June, July, August, and SeptemberEmbark on this amazing and adventurous trip to Markha Valley in Leh and Ladakh region.Arrive in Leh on your first day and explore the town and its beautiful tourist locations and get acclimatized.On the second day, get a transfer to the road head from Leh, from where your trek will start and then reach Yurutse via Zinchen which will take around 3 hours of trekking.Third day will be the longest trekking day of the tour, starting from Yurutse to Skiu via Ganda, which will be of 25 km and take 7-8 hours to complete. The next day you will continue your trek from Skiu to Markha, which will be around 20 km taking around 6 hours.Fifth day will take you from Markha to Thochuntse amdist the majestic Himalayas covered with snow, which will take around 6 hours and is a distance of 13 km.Sixth day is a short trek of 6 to 7 km but as it is ascent, it will take around 3 to 4 hours from Thochuntse to Nimaling.On your seventh day, you will trek from Nimaling to Shang Sumdo, a trek of around 18 km and aftermath proceed to Leh via the Gongmaru La pass.Eight day will be your last day of the tour and you will depart from Leh.
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30 Ratings

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Trekking at Rupin Pass
Trekking at Rupin Pass

8D/7N

About the Activity:Embark in this exciting trekking expedition in Rupin Pass and get a chance to explore the incandescent beauty of this region.Arrive at Dhaula in the late afternoon and reach the tour locality.Start trekking through the steep roads and flat section before reaching the Hanging village on the edge of the mountains.Witness the amazing view of the dense forest and meadows while trekking to Saruwas, 5 kms which will take around 4-5.Continue hiking through the amazing views of of the forest and the meadows and enjoy the view in Dhanderas consisting of hundreds of  waterfalls.Enjoy trekking over snow and then crossing the streams till you reach the Upper waterfall camp.Climb through the steep rocks and pass the form of a saddle on a ridge with multiple colour prayer flags and stone cairns and the meadows of Ronti Gad.Decent through the steep rock enjoying the spectacular views of Kinner Kailash Ranges. Continue trekking for 4 hours and pass through the village farms and orchards.Reach Sangla after trekking for 5-6 hours and end this exciting trip.Depart from Sangla.
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Stay at The Himalayan Resorts in Himachal Pradesh
Stay at The Himalayan Resorts in Himachal Pradesh

2D/1N

Manali

About the activity: The Himalayan was built in the Victorian Gothic Revival style and  is a premier luxury resort in Manali area of North Western Indian Himalayas. This castle is set in the midst of apple and cherry orchards, overlooking resplendent snow-capped mountain peaks and waterfalls plunging down rock faces.The Himalayan’s fine blend of inimitability and characteristic eccentricity will find appeal with connoisseurs of tradition, looking for a difference. Unwind and relax with your family on this weekend at such a peaceful place to rejuvenate your senses. Accommodation Types: Double occupancy-Grand Room and Premier Room Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Activities: Swimming Pool, Gym, Table Tennis, Pool Table, Massage, Spa Difficulty level: Easy
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35 Ratings

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INR 6,512

Chandrataal Lake Camping
Chandrataal Lake Camping

4D/3N

Lahaul

About the activity: With this Chandrataal Lake trek, you will be visiting the magical Chandrataal Lake or the 'Lake of the Moon' in Himachal Pradesh. Cossetted by the alluring charm of the mighty Himalayas, this pictorial water reservoir is located at a height of 4,300m in the Lahul and Spiti district. While Chandrataal Lake camping allows you quintessential moments besides this mystique lake, the Chandrataal Lake trek within the 4 days will allow you to discover its mesmeric charm and appeal! Moreover, as the expedition begins from Manali, you will also be offered with ample of opportunities to blend your trek with the gracious beauty and enthralment of the Rohtang Pass and other fascinating destinations of Himachal Pradesh. Over the 4 exciting days of your Chandrataal Lake camping, you can also enjoy overnight camping in Chatru, take a drive to Rumsu and delight in the warm hospitality of Himachal homestays.
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34 Ratings

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Motorcycle Ride through Lahaul, Spiti, and Chandra Tal
Motorcycle Ride through Lahaul, Spiti, and Chandra Tal

8D/7N

Himalayas

About the Activity:A thrilling motor cycle ride from Manali to Chandra Tal lake is definitely an adventurous one to make you really excited, the routes are beautiful and scenic.Arrive in Manali in the morning and you will get the whole day to explore the place, visit the local markets and temples and enjoy the sights over there.Post breakfast the next morning you will be riding to Jispa, also visit Baralacha la pass, see a small lake nearby, Surajtal which is considered to be the source of river Bhaga.Come back to Jispa and then enjoy a beautiful ride to Kaza, a colourful heritage site with a lot of monasteries and gompas.Visit the town of Tabo, a village with Buddhist nuances and it is located on the banks of river Spiti, from there you will be riding to Dhankar monastery and also have a glance of the Dhankar lake.Ride to visit different villages near Kaza like Kye, Kibber and Gete and return to Kaza.Travel to see the Chandra Tal lake, roam around the ultimate beauty of the Himalayas, enjoy photography over there and reach Manali to wind up your tour in the afternoon.
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32 Ratings

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Great Lakes Trek
Great Lakes Trek

8D/7N

About the Activity:Embark on this amazing Great Lakes trek and behold the beautiful scenery of Jammu and Kashmir.Arrive in Srinagar and head to Sonmarg from where your trek will start.Next day, start your trek from Sonmarg and over the course of eight days, pass through Nichnai, Vishansar Lake, Gadsar, Satsar, Gangabal and conclude your trek in the beautiful city of Naranag.Head back to Srinagar from Naranag (at your own expense) and conclude your tour with lots of memories.
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31 Ratings

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Goechala Trek To Rathong Glacier In Sikkim
Goechala Trek To Rathong Glacier In Sikkim

12D/11N

Himalayas

About the Destination: Presented on a platter of beauty in Sikkim is the Goecha La Pass, which boasts of striking mounting peaks and merry streams that wander through the pastures. The terrains are rich with rampant beauties of nature and will take you through numerous hamlets like Yuksom, which was once the capital of Sikkim and experience the town’s impeccable hospitality. The trail will finally take you to Dzongri Peak, where you can relish the exquisite sight of the Pandim and Kanchenjunga Peaks. Goechala Pass,that stands at a majestic height of 16,000ft will surely bewitch you with its mesmerizing views of the south-eastern façade of the Kanchenjunga. If you plan to head for a Goechla Trek to Rathong glacier, you will find that the trail passes through dense forests and pretty meadows, finally going through ice and is in itself, a destination of immense peace and beauty! About the Departure with Details: The Goechala Trekking experienceand Rathong Glacier mission begins with your arrival in NJP, from where you will drive down to the beautiful basecamp of Yuksom. This adrenaline-charged Goecha La trekking expedition takes you through the exciting beauty of Yuksam and Tshokha while striding onwards towards Dzongri and Lamuney. Enjoy quiet nights in camps amidst the charming serenity and embark on a trek will lead you to experience nature in its simplicity Pass through the silvery Rathong Glacier that stands at 4,600m and let yourself be lost in a romantic trekking trail at Sikkim. Breathe in the crisp mountain air, meet the fascinating people, witness their distinctive culture and explore the mesmerising trail that leads you to a paradise of sorts! Meal Types: Vegetarian Food Activities: Trekking, Camping Duration: 11N/12D Total Trekking Distance: 110 KMS Maximum Altitude: 4950 m Temperature Range: 15 – 25 Degrees (Daytime), 3 – -2 Degrees (Night) Difficulty Level: Moderate to Challenging
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25 Ratings

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Getaway to Urvashi Retreat in Manali
Getaway to Urvashi Retreat in Manali

3D/2N

Manali

About the Activity:Urvashi Retreat in Manali is a soul lifting getaway, far away from the mundane heat and noise, amidst the mountainous splendor of the Himalayan Devbhumi waiting to be explored. This is a boutique hotel which is a unique blend of local rusticity and splendor. Urvashi Retreat in Manali stands amidst sun- kissed apple orchards. The landscape thrives on meandering gardens and rockeries, furrowed by a babbling brook that originates from natural springs.Pairing quality with comfort in an unrelenting effort, cottages are adorned with classic Victorian furniture, luxurious fittings and rich textures. The in-house dining team fuses tradition with innovation to pamper you with sheer gastronomical delights.Whether you are on a family holiday, a trip with friends or a solo-escapade, come and savor the Himalayan plenitude in a distinctive, rejuvenating haven that you can truly call your home. Accommodation Types: Deluxe and Superior Room on Double Occupancy Meal Types: Breakfast (Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian) Activities: Gym, Spa, Art house cafe, Table tennis (at an additional cost)
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41 Ratings

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Himalayan Mountain Biking Expedition, Manali 2020
Himalayan Mountain Biking Expedition, Manali 2020

5D/4N

Manali

About the Activity: If you are looking for some action in life then embark on an amazing Himalayan Mountain Biking Expedition, Manali 2015. Enthrall on this dream-turned reality of mountain biking through rugged terrains, winding roads and ever so pleasing landscapes of this beautiful place – Manali. Get ready with your gang to rule the roads! Delight in an enchanting experience of biking through the hills – bike to the well acclaimed tourist hot spot of the region – Hadimba temple located in old Manali. Tighten your gears and let all your worries fly off with this Himalayan Mountain Biking Expedition, Manali 2015. Bike to the famous Solang valley via Bhang and Palchan – enjoy the picturesque sceneries and serenity of the place that accompanies you throughout this enthralling expedition. Delight in riding your cycles on open roads without a single worry of traffic jams and crowding tourists. Camp in the open environs under clear blue sky for an unparalleled experience. Embark on Himalayan Mountain Biking Expedition, Manali 2015 with your buddies for a completely blissful experience. Meal Types: Vegetarian meals during the expedition Accommodation Types: Sharing basis in camps and hotels Activities: Mountain Biking Difficulty Level: Easy to moderate
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32 Ratings

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  1. Which all things can be done in Himalayas?

    The Indian Himalayas are grand mountains quivering with magnificent opportunities. There are many breathtaking thing that can be done in these mountains, whether it pertains to adventure activities or to religious pilgrimages or even wildlife interactions. The awe-inspiring variety of things that the Himalayas offer to the world is unmatched. The Himalayas are a source of lifelong adventure and romance, capable of granting memorable experiences that will be cherished for life. Some of the best thing that you can do in the Himalayas of India are:
    · Gondola rides in Kashmir
    · Bungee jumping in Rishikesh
    · Paragliding in Solang Valley and Bir Billing
    · Stays and spas in Luxury Resorts
    · Wildlife safaris
    · Nature walks in National Parks
    · Pilgrimages
    · Cultural tours in Ladakh
    · Yak safaris in Ladakh
    · Trekking, rock climbing, hiking

  2. Which adventure sports are a must do in Himalayas?

    Adventure peeps around every corner of the mighty Himalayas, so indulging in adventure activities there is a matter of course. There is a lot that these mountains can offer to those who are enthusiastic enough to take it; and the adventure activities that you enjoy here are not just activities but experiences that will colour your memories bright for years to come. Once you begin the Himalayan adventure indulgence, it can be really hard to stop. Some of the best adventure sports to enjoy in the Himalayas are:
    · Trekking
    · Hiking
    · Rock Climbing
    · River rafting
    · Yak safaris
    · Mountain biking
    · Gondola rides
    · Camping
    · Heli-skiing

  3. Which are some of the best winter treks in Himalayas?

    The Himalayas take on a truly majestic aspect in the winter, and treks are a great way to experience it. Trekking allows you to truly be one with the land, and ploughing through the snow as the chilly winds brighten your face is something you will not forget easily. Some of the best treks that you should experience in the Himalayan winters are:
    · Frozen River Trek, Ladakh
    · Sham Valley Trek, Ladakh
    · Snow leopard Trek, Ladakh
    · Dodital Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Dayara Bugyal Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Bedni Bugyal Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Nag Tibba Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Kuari Pass Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Dzongri Trek, Sikkim
    · Sandakphu & Singalila Trek, West Bengal

  4. Which are some of the best summer treks in Himalayas?

    Summer is a great time to go trekking in the Himalayas. All the natural beauty of the mountains is in full play during this season, and you will be able to revel in some of the most picturesque views in the world during these treks. Some great summer treks to add relish to your Himalayan adventures are:
    · Rupin Pass Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Har ki Doon Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Bagini Glacier Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Roopkund Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Pin Parvati Trek, Himachal Pradesh
    · Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
    · Stok Kangri Trek, Ladakh
    · Tarsar Marsar Trek, Kashmir
    · Kashmir Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir
    · Goechala Trek, Sikkim

  5. Which are some famous camping sites in Himalayas?

    Camping in the Himalayas is one thing that everybody must experience at least once in their lifetimes. There is nothing as magical as sitting under the open sky splashed with stars as a cheery bonfire crackles before you. The majesty of experience cannot be communicated. There are many wonderful places all around the Himalayas where you can set camp, but some of the best include:
    · Pangong Lake, Ladakh
    · Nubra Valley, Ladakh
    · Sarchu, Ladakh
    · Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh
    · Nahan, Himachal Pradesh
    · Manali, Himachal Pradesh
    · Sangla Valley, Himachal Pradesh
    · Valley of Flowers National Park, Uttarakhand
    · Bhimtal, Uttarakhand

  6. Which are the best places for skiing in Himalayas?

    Zooming down a snow-covered slope is a unique experience in India that can only be enjoyed in the Himalayas. There are many places all around the mountains where this activity can be enjoyed during the winter; many of them are actually world-famous skiing destinations. Some of the best ski spots in India are:
    · Auli, Uttarakhand
    · Munsiyari, Uttarakhand
    · Mundali, Uttaranchal
    · Dayara Bugyal, Uttarakhand
    · Solang Valley, Himachal Pradesh
    · Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh
    · Kufri, Himachal Pradesh
    · Pahalgam, Jammu and Kashmir
    · Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir

  7. Which are some of the best destinations for rafting in Himalayas?

    River rafting is one of the best activities that can be enjoyed in the Himalayas. Navigating tricky currents in the midst of a captivating landscapes is conducive of a great experience, and the memories you come back with are absolutely worth the time and money you put into river rafting. There are many places around the Indian Himalayas where fantastic river rafting can be enjoyed, and these include:
    · Ganga River, Rishikesh
    · Beas River, Manali
    · Parvati River, Kasol
    · Indus River, Ladakh
    · Teesta River, Sikkim
    · Rangit River, Sikkim
    · Brahmaputra River, Arunachal Pradesh

  8. Which places are famous for paragliding in Himalayas?

    Paragliding in the midst of high and mighty peaks is an awe-inspiring adventure. The sights that you see from the aerial perspective that paragliding gives you can be absolutely breathtaking since this activity makes you appreciate the grandeur of your landscape with fresh gratitude. Some of the best Himalayan paragliding destinations include:
    · Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh
    · Solang Valley, Himachal Pradesh
    · Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
    · Nainital, Uttarakhand
    · Bedni Bugyal, Uttarakhand
    · Kunjapuri, Uttarakhand

  9. Which are the best biking routes in Himalayas?

    Biking in the Himalayas is an experience worth having. The joy of breezing through the lush landscape with so many different sights to be appreciated is a blessing indeed, and should definitely be experienced. Simply zooming along the road feeling the fresh winds blow into your face is happiness enough, and it can be experienced in the best possible way on the routes from:
    · Manali to Leh
    · Srinagar to Leh
    · Shimla To Spiti Valley
    · Siliguri To Yuksom
    · Bhalupkong To Tawang
    · Siliguri to Gurudongmar

  10. Which are best places for wildlife safari in Himalayas?

    There are several grand wildlife sanctuaries in the Indian Himalayas. These sanctuaries help maintain the green cover of the mountains and also give a home to many endangered species of birds, animals and plants. Some of the most exotic and grand wildlife is to be found in these sanctuaries, and experiencing some part of it is a beautiful way of spending some time during your Himalayan vacation. The best places for a wildlife safari in the Himalayas include:
    · Chail Sanctuary, Himachal Pradesh
    · The Great Himalayan National Park, Himachal Pradesh
    · Binsar Sanctuary, Uttarakhand
    · Gangotri National Park, Uttarakhand
    · Kishtwar National Park, Jammu and Kashmir
    · Hemis National Park, Ladakh
    · Nameri National Park And Forest Reserve, Assam
    · Kaziranga National Park, Assam
    · Khangchendzonga National Park, Sikkim