Land Adventure Sports and Activities in Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand has just the perfect geographical and weather conditions that offer tourists a wide variety of land adventure sports. Land adventure sports like Trekking, Skiing, Mountaineering, Camping, Jungle Safari and Sledging are very famous and top tourist attractions in Uttarakhand. The essential equipments and necessary gears and other facilities for any of the above land adventure sports are provides by the organizations and tourist clubs.
Trekking: Uttarakhand Himalayan regions like Garhwal & Kumaon includes many snow covered peaks above 6,500 meters, which makes an excellent destination for trekkers. Some of the popular treks of Uttaranchal are Kedarnath-Vasuki Tal Trek, Panch Kedar Trek, Dodi Tal Trek, Gangotri-Kedarnath Trek, Gangotri-Gaumuka-Nadavan-Tapovan Trek and Bageshwar-Sunderdhunga-Pindari-Kafni Glacier Trek.
Skiing: Uttarakhand provides enormous skiing opportunities in winter months, as its land is filled with gigantic peaks, seasonal snow-capped mountains, beautiful glaciers and huge tracks of virgin snow. Some of the most popular Uttarakhand skiing locations are Auli, Mundali, Munsyari and Dayara Bugyal.
Camping: Camping with friends and family in Uttarakhand is one of the finest ways to enjoy and experience the serenity of Mother Nature. The Uttarakhand Himalayan region offers the fantastic range of camping, weather its wildlife camping or normal camping. Best places to camp here are Surkhanda devi Temple in Garhwal, Dhanaulti in Mussorie, Jharipani in Mussoorie Maldevta in Dehradun, Tons Valley in Garhwal and Dhanaulti in Thangdhar.
Jungle Safari: Jungle Safari in Uttarakhand has major stopovers that include Corbett National Park, Rajaji National Park and Nanda Devi National Park. Safaris in Uttarakhand jungles can be done in the form of jeep safari and elephant safari which can be theme based like Tiger Safari, Deer Safari, Photography Safari, Bird Safari, and more.
Garhwal and the Kumaon are the regions where Sledging in Uttarakhand takes place. Apart of all the snow-sports sledging is amongst the top in Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand offers all four types sleds, including tubes, toboggans, runner sleds and disks. If you happen to be a beginner, try using either tubes, toboggans or disks as they provide more leverage to the rider.