Himalayan Excursion Almora
Nestled between the Kosi and the Suyal rivers, Almora is famous for its picturesque landscape and a wonderful climate. Developed by Chand Rajas and nurtured by the British, Almora had been an important cultural and political region of the Kumaon for more than 400 years. It is famous for its temples like Chitai (Golu Devta Temple) and Nanda Devi, magnificent snowy peaks of the Himalayas, quaint cottages, and the abundance flora and fauna.
Himalayan Excursion Auli
Auli is one of the less explore hill stations in India. Auli, located in the northern state of Uttarakhand, is a new entrant in the tourist map of India. Located in the cradle of snow-capped mountains, Auli is one of the very few places in India where skiing is a major pastime. Gradually Auli is growing like other hill stations in India. The bitter cold winds, the vast snow-covered landscape, the sylvan mountains, all add up to make Auli a skier’s paradise.
Himalayan Excursion Bageshwar
Bageshwar is a beautiful town known as the “Abode of Gods” as it is an important place of worship. Bageshwar is a pious and holy land with the famous Bagnath Temple situated here. The annual Uttaraini fair is held in January each year. It is also a great place for adventure sports lovers. The famous Pindari, Sunderdunga and Kafni glaciers can be reached via Bageshwar.
Himalayan Excursion Binsar
Binsar is surrounded by dense forests where oak, rhododendron, pine and deodar grow in large numbers. Binsar is famous for the excellent view that it offers of the Kumaon hills and the greater Himalayas. The main attraction is the 3000km stretch of the majestic Himalayas and its lofty snow-capped peaks like Kedarnath, Trishul, Nanda Kot, Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi, and Panchachuli. Binsar is particularly famous for its wildlife sanctuary which is spread over an area of 45.59 square km and is home to over 200 bird species.
Himalayan Excursion Coonoor
Coonoor is a popular tourist spot and a quiet getaway for people in Coimbatore. If you are a bird lover, then you must visit Coonoor for birdwatching as a variety of birds can be spotted here. Other important places of attractions are Sim’s Park, Lamb’s Rock and Dolphin’s Nose.
Himalayan Excursion Coorg
Dubbed as the ‘Scotland of India,’ Coorg has a lot to offer to its tourists. Coffee and tea plantaions, deep, dense forests and lush green valleys, misty mountain peaks and breathtaking views make Coorg and Madikeri the district headquarters an unforgettable experience.
Himalayan Excursion Corbett National Park
The imposing Corbett National Park was once a popular hunting ground of the British. It is named after Jim Corbett, naturalist turned author and photographer who devoted most of his years in developing this park. It is India’s first national park to have launched the most famous program of wildlife Project Tiger. Though the park is famous for its tigers, it also home to animals like Leopards, Elephants, Wild Bear, Jungle Cat, Deer, Himalayan Black Bear, Crocodile, Jackal and other lesser known animals. Jim Corbett National Park also supports a variety of vegetation which includes over 110 tree species.
Himalayan Excursion Dalhousie
Dalhousie is not as famous as Darjeeling or Shimla, but a walk down the Malls and the Moti Tibba Hill is an enchanting one. It stands at a height between 1,525 m and 2,378 m and is surrounded by snow-capped peaks, lush green forests of pine, oak and rhododendron. Dalhousie is famous for its colonial type architecture, and beautiful churches. The panoramic view of the Ravi River and the Dauladhar range add to the beauty of the hill station.
Himalayan Excursion Darjeeling
Darjeeling, a famous hill station of West Bengal is popular for its lofty, snow-capped mountain peaks and lush green valleys. It is famous for the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway which has found a place among the World Heritage Sites. It is the first and the most extraordinary example of hill passenger railway.
Himalayan Excursion Dehradun
Dehradun is the gateway to the famous hill station of Mussoorie and the pilgrimage spots of Haridwar and Rishikesh. Dehradun became an elite town during the British times with many fine institutions like the Doon School, Welham School for girls and boys, Indian Millitary Academy (IMA) and Forest Research Institute (FRI) being established. Some of the prime tourist attractions include Tapkeshwar temple, Malsi Deer Park and Sahastradhara.
Himalayan Excursion Dharamshala
Dharamshala is one of the prime tourist spots of the state of Himachal Pradesh. It is set amidst the lofty snow-capped peaks of Dauladhar range, deodar and pine forests, tea gardens, beautiful hills, ancient temples and pagoda-shaped monasteries. Today it is best known as the residence of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama.
Himalayan Excursion Gangotri Tour
The main source of the Ganges, Gaumukh, is at the mouth of the Gaumukh glacier where blocks of glacier ice fall into the river and pilgrims take a bath in freezing water to cleanse themselves of all the sins. The sight of Gaumukh is incredible with Bhagirathi emerging out of an enormous cavern. Gaumukh is like paradise where one would find things in its purist form. One must visit Gaumukh for the panoramic view and lovely clean air. The holy glacier has much to offer than just its religious significance.
Himalayan Excursion Gulmarg
As the name suggests, Gulmarg is indeed blessed by Mother Nature. It is one of the most beautiful hill stations of India located in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is covered with massive fir and pine forests and snow capped mountain peaks. It is also dotted with colourful flowers like bluebells, daisies, buttercups and forget-me-nots. Gulmarg attracts thousands of tourists each year from all over the globe mainly because of its exquisite natural beauty and opportunities for trekking, riding, and golfing during summer months and skiing during winter months.
Himalayan Excursion Haridwar
Haridwar is one of the oldest living cities and finds mention in writings during the period of Buddha and even during the British times. It also serves as a gateway to the four pilgrimage places in Uttarakhand. It is also one of the four places where Kumbh Mela is celebrated after every 12 years. The other places are Ujjain, Nasik, and Allahabad. Haridwar is not only an important pilgrimage destination but since ancient times it has served as an important seat for learning arts, culture and science. Wildlife lovers must visit the Rajaji National Park while in Haridwar.
Himalayan Excursion Idukki
A landlocked area, Idukki is famous for its wildlife sanctuaries, tea gardens and spice plantations and mountain treks. Idukki also has the highest arch dam of Asia. The endangered Nilgiri Tahr is found in the Eravikulam National Park, which was instituted solely with the aim of preservation of this species.
Himalayan Excursion Jageshwar
Jageshwar is dedicated to Lord Shiva and houses more than 200 temples. Hundreds of tourists visit Jageshwar each year especially during Shivratri as it is believed to represent one of the 12 jyotirlingas in India. Jageshwar is famous as a center of worship of Lord Shiva and is believed to possess tantric powers.
Himalayan Excursion Kangra
One of the most picturesque valleys of the lower Himalayas, Kangra is lush green and protected by the Dauladhar Ranges. Kangra is famous for its number of temples and the historical Kangra Fort which is witness to many battles.
Himalayan Excursion Kasauli
Kasauli reminds one of the colonial times because of its cobbled roads, English architecture and gabled houses. Strolling down the lanes and bylanes of Kasauli, you would be fascinated by the sweet chirping of the birds, long rows of rhododendron, pine, Himalayan oak and chestnut trees. It is famous for Pasteur Institute, old Gurkha Fort, and Monkey Point, the highest point of Kasauli.
Himalayan Excursion Kausani
Originally known as Valna, Kausani is a famous hill resort in Uttarakhand providing an excellent view of the 350km stretch of the Himalayas on a clear sky. The peaks like Nanda Devi, Trisul, and Panchchuli are visible from Kausani.
Himalayan Excursion Kinnaur
Kinnaur is famous for the Shivlinga which lies at the peak of the Kinner Kailash Mountain. The beautiful Sangla Valley is lined up with orchards, peaches, apricots, apples, and chilgozas.
Himalayan Excursion Kodaikanal
Kodaikanal is one of the most beautiful hill stations of Tamil Nadu and is famous for its pristine natural beauty, cold streams, spectacular views and rows of silky pine trees. Kurunji (Strobilanthus Kunthanus), the unique flowering plant hat last blossomed in 2004 is nature’s precious gift to Kodaikanal.
Himalayan Excursion Kullu
Kullu is famous for its majestic mountains, lush green hill-sides, blooming orchards, meandering streams, mossy meadows, gushing rivers and natural hot springs. It is a heaven on earth.
Himalayan Excursion Ladakh
Known as “Little Tibet”, you would be bewildered by the geographical and cultural difference with the rest of India because of the extensive Tibetan influence.
Himalayan Excursion Lahaul and Spiti
Lahaul & Spiti is famous for its several monasteries, temples and gompas. Bhaga and Chandra are famous rivers in this region. Lahaul & Spiti will give you a wide array of Buddhist art and culture.
Himalayan Excursion Lansdowne
Nestled between the Kosi and the Suyal rivers, Almora is famous for its picturesque landscape and a wonderful climate.
Himalayan Excursion Manali
40kms from Kullu, Manali’s scenic beauty is breathtaking with majestic snowcapped peaks and wooded slopes. On one side of Manali, one can notice the crystal clear Beas running through the town while on the other there are deodar and pine trees and fruit orchards adding to beauty of this little hill town.
Himalayan Excursion Mandi
Mandi is famous for its temples and a number of beautiful carved edifices made of stone. It is apltly described as the “Varanasi of the Hills”. Each of these edifices has an intricate shikhara or spire mounted on them.
Himalayan Excursion Manikaran
Manikaran is famous for its number of temples and gurudwaras and is therefore considered sacred by both Hindus and the Sikhs. Manikaran is also popular for its innumerable sulpher hot springs in the snowy peaks.
Himalayan Excursion Mukteshwar
Mukteshwar is a gorgeous hill station with its own unique charm and easy accessibility. It is now famous for the Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Mukteshwar Reserve Forest and the Mukteshwar Temple.
Himalayan Excursion Munnar
Munnar is one of the busiest and has the world’s best tea estate. The quaint little hill station is famous for its sprawling tea gardens, winding lanes, and trekking options.
Himalayan Excursion Mussoorie
Mussoorie provides a welcome relief to the hundreds of tourists taking a break from the hot and sultry weather of the plains. This beautiful hill station is famous for its lovely, lush green hills, varied flora and fauna and the fascinating view of the Doon Valley and the Shivalik Ranges.
Himalayan Excursion Nainital
Nainital is a glittering jewel in the Himalyan necklace, blessed with scenic natural spledour and varied natural resources. Dotted with lakes (Naini Lake, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Khurpatal, Sattal), Nainital has earned the epithet of ‘Lake District’ of India.
Himalayan Excursion Naukuchiatal
Naukuchiatal is a mystique lake with 9 corners surrounded by forests and hills on all sides. It is one of the best places to find solace and peace in the hills away from the maddening crowd in the plains.
Himalayan Excursion Nilgiri Hills
Nilgiri is famous for its fascinating beauty and natural charming setting. Nilgiri offers one of the most breathtaking beauty with its location at the junction of two ghat ranges of the Shayadri Hills.
Himalayan Excursion Ooty
Ooty is noted for its unadulterated beauty where people come to relax away from their busy lives. It used to be a common getaway for the Britishers during the colonial times.
Himalayan Excursion Panchgani
Panchgani is a quiet town and a charming hill station with colonial cottages dotting the streets. The breathtaking beauty with the magnificent Krishna River on one side, the view of the backwater of Dhom Dam and numerous hamlets make it one of the best tourist spots of western India.
Himalayan Excursion Paonta Sahib
Paonta Sahib has a lot of historic importance. It was founded by the tenth Sikh Guru Govind Singh who spent a good 4 years in this small town. There is a gurudwara dedicated to Guru Govind Singh which is quite famous.
Himalayan Excursion Patnitop
Unlike other hill stations in North India, Patnitop is a less explored destination. However, this place is no less beautiful or serene. The meadows are surrounded by lofty pine trees and dense forests.
Himalayan Excursion Rajaji National Park
Rajaji National Park is home to 23 species of mammals and 315 species of birds. At Rajaji National Park, you can see tiger, bear, elephant, python, King Cobra, panther, chital, wild boar, cats and lots more. It is famous for its rich biodiversity, sceinic beauty and a perfect place for nature and wildlife lovers.
Himalayan Excursion Ranikhet
The lush green forests, the majestic Himalayas, the sights, sounds and smell of the flora and fauna have an enchanting effect on the visitors. Ranikhet draws hundreds of tourists each year for its unforgettable natural beauty, ancient temples, fascinating picturesque picnic spots and exciting treks.
Himalayan Excursion Rishikesh
Rishikesh is a famous religious place and a popular adventure destination as well. Located on the banks of the Ganga, Rishikesh attracts hundreds of pilgrims every year from India as well as abroad. It has ancient temples, ashrams, yoga centers and famous ghats where you can take a holy dip.
Himalayan Excursion Shillong
Known as the “Scotland of the East”, Shillong is famous for its veritable climate, tall pine trees covered with whispering green leaves, lovely waterfalls, excellent scenic beauty and picturesque setting.
Himalayan Excursion Shimla
Located in the northwest Himalayas in the state of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is famous for all its natural beauty, forests covered in oak, pine ad rhododendrons and snow-clad Himalayan peaks. It is also famous for its neo-gothic and tudorbethon style of architecture.
Himalayan Excursion Srinagar
Aptly termed as the “Paradise on Earth”, Srinagar is surrounded by gleaming rivers, placid lakes, snow-capped mountains and marvelous gardens. As a tourist, you would be zapped by the beauty of the city. The Dal lake enhances the beauty of the place.
Himalayan Excursion Tehri
The old town of Tehri was situated at the confluence of the Bhagirathi and Bhilangna rivers, the site of the Tehri dam. The Old Tehri town has now submerged into the Tehri Dam and the population has been shifted to the New Tehri.
Himalayan Excursion The Valley of Flowers
The Valley of Flowers was declared a National Park in 1982 and stretches over an area of 87.50 sq.km. In 2005, UNESCO added The Valley of Flowers to the list of World Heritage Sites.
Himalayan Excursion Uttarkashi
Uttarkashi is an important pilgrimage center having some major temples and places of religious importance like Gangotri and Yamunotri. Besides being a major pilgrim centre, Uttarakashi district is famous for the natural scenic spots like Harsil and Maneri.
Himalayan Excursion Vaishno Devi
Vaishno Devi resides in a holy cave at the folds of a three peaked mountain named Trikuta or Trikoot. Mother Goddess in the Holy Cave is in a natural rock form which is one at the base but has three heads at the top known as the Holy Pindies and are worshipped as the revelation of the Mother Goddess.
Himalayan Excursion Wayanad
Nestled in the mountains of Western Ghats, Wayanad is one of the most beautiful hill stations of Kerala. Wayanad is famous for its unending paths of greenery, hills, rocks and valleys.
Himalayan Excursion Amarnath
Amarnath cave is famous for the natural formation of the ice Shiva Linga along with two other formations of Ganesh and Parvati. It is believed that the lingam grows and shrinks with the phases of the moon, reaching its height during the summer festival.