Life is either a great adventure or nothing at all, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, rather then trying to make it perfect. Himachal Pradesh or Abode of Snow is a beautiful place to visit if you’re sporty. This place can leave you feeling thrilled and can give you goosebumps.
Here are some of the adventure sports in Himachal Pradesh you must try:
Bara to Bhangal trek, Pin Parvati trek, Kinnaur to Kailash trek, etc etc are the most popular places for trekking. Trekking is one of the most exciting and affordable adventure activity. The numerous paths amidst thick forests, with rivulets and snow clad mountains makes your experience simply amazing.
#Mountaineering and Rock Climbing
The state is blessed with ample cliffs, hills and rocks that are ideal for rock climbing and mountaineering.
Comparatively much easier sports, Ice Skating along with figure skating and ice hockey can be enjoyed. Months from December up till February make the best time for you to test your talent at it.
#Paragliding & Hang Gliding
Bir in Kangra valley,Pabbar valley, Solang valley etc etc are some places where you can engage in these sports. You could never feel more alive than this. Para gliding and hang gliding are two sports that make you feel like a bird. Imagine yourself flying over the mountains, the fresh air nature will make you feel more alive.
If you’re a skiing enthusiast you can visit places Kufri ,Solang valley, Narkanda. Skiing is one sport that draws tourists and adventure. There is Alpine kind of skiing, Nordic type of skiing, the snow draped slopes are ideal for the sport.
#Mountain Motorcycling and Biking
Leh-Manali highway, Manali-Damphug, Tabo-Kaza and list goes on. This are the best trails for cycling in the mountains. It comprises of cycling on unmetalled tracks of the state or even cross country. Though mountain biking is relatively new to our country but the sport infuses excitement. Manali- Leh route and Lahaul- Spiti route are the most popular routes for mountain biking.
Many beautiful open lands, riversides and forest clearings of the Himalayan landscape render it ideal ground for camping. The magnificent snow laden mountains, the greenery and riveting streams and rivers attracts the tourists. Some, of the best camping sites in Himachal Pradesh are Chail in Shimal, Tabo in Spiti and Sangla valley.
#River Rafting & other water sports
Places where you can enjoy river rafting are Satluj river in Shimla, Chenab in Lahaul valley, Ravi near Chamba etc etc. The presence of several glacial rivers in Himachal make it ideal for water sports like river rafting, rowing, canoeing, water skiing etc. Water sports are the best for enjoying.
Manali, Shitidhar peaks, Beas Kund, Pir panjal, Dhauladhar range, Foot hills etc etc are the places where rappelling can be carried out. Rappelling is an adventure sport opposite of rock climbing.
These are few adventure sports in Himachal Pradesh for the for the adrenaline junkie in you.