Kashmir has known for its regular magnificence as well as various different things too. One of them is experience tourism. Truth be told, experience tourism in Kashmir is one of the significant draws for the visitors. A variety of alternatives exists in the valley for the experience cherishing guests. The test of the turbulent streams is no not as much as that of the rough mountains. The frosty status of the Himalayas is the wellspring of some of India's relentless streams. Nourished by endless streams they race along the convoluted stone strewn beds, cutting profound canyons and breaking into shiny white rapids.
Rafting in Kashmir
River rafting in Kashmir has become one of the popular water sports in India. It swiftly maneuvers through the rich green valley with several whirlpools, which makes the goose bump voyage challenging and yelling. River rafting in Kashmir mostly combats against rapids ranging from Grade I to III but it also runs down through Grade IV rapids in some stretches. Rafting Pahalgam Kashmir can be a part of your any tour program with us or you can do it as a separate option even if you are travelling on your own.The stretch for 2.5 km white water rafting Pahalgam ( lidder joy ride ) , 5 km White Water Rafting Pahalgam ( lidder long ride ) and 8 km White Water Rafting Pahalgam (extra long ride ) with grade II to III and IV rapids on Lidder River which flows from Pahalgam is located at Varganpal bridge , Varganpal bridge and langanbal Bridge, 12 km,12 km and 3 Km from Pahalgam and 72 km ,72 km and 88 km from Srinagar respectively. But nothing to worry about much as our professionally trained guides will take good care of you. We use Extra guide or two to ensure safety on grade IV rapids This trip is recommended for the people who have done some sort of rafting earlier.The rafting trip start at Langanbal Bridge and finishes at Ganeshpora a distance of 8 km will be reached in half an hour. Even the ride is short but it is a lot of joy for all ages from 12 years onward. River Sind in Sonmarg is another destination where one can go for white water river rafting in Kashmir. The untamed river Sind that gushes past spectacular mountains is having rapids ranging from II to IV and is also divided into three sections. The Sind Joy Ride is approximately 3.5 kilometers that has rapids ranging up to II. The Sindh Long Ride is approximately 7 kilometers and is having rapids ranging up to II. The Sind Joy Ride and Sind Long Ride are both ideal for intermediates and beginners, whereas the Sind Extra Long Ride, which is approximately 24 kilometers long, is having rapids ranging from II to IV and thus perfect for experts. Other than river rafting in Kashmir, one can also take up white water canoeing in rivers like Sindh, Drass and Suru and in the many high altitude lakes like Gangabal, Kaunsarnag and Vishensar. It's worth the time and money that you will spend on it.
The Chadar frozen river trek is an extremely glamorous trek. It is easy to see why. Travel magazines worldwide show incredible pictures of Buddhist monks walking bare feet on the frozen river. The Discovery and the National Geographic channels have both made films on the Chadar trek. Anyone who returns from the Chadar trek adds to the aura around it by talking about the conditions in a revering way. Walking over a frozen river, overcoming the different levels of difficulties and keeping the reflexes alive are the most fascinating part of the Chadar Trek. Open only during the winters; January-February, this astounding trek takes place when the Zanskar River freezes down to a thick blanket of snow during the winters. the Chadar trek is not a very difficult trek. But what sets it apart is its unique experience. The 'Chadar' is a perfect example of this resourcefulness of the Ladakhis and their indomitable spirit, in the face of such daunting odds. The term 'Chadar' means blanket in the local language, thereby giving an indication to the nature of this whole experience. Large sections of the river Zanskar, which is one of the mightiest rivers in Ladakh, freeze over in the dead of winter and are covered by a thick blanket of ice. This frozen blanket or 'Chadar' is the only way in and out for Zanskaris in winter, when the road and various other caravan routes are closed due to heavy The icy wonderland of the 'Chadar trek' snowfall blocking the high passes. It has been their traditional trade route in winter for Centuries. The seven to eight days walk from chilling to Padum is both challenging as well as an incomparably exiting experience.
Snow Leopard Trek
Snow Leopard Adventures in the Garhwal region varies between a quick four-day Gaja Trek through a forest in the Himalayan foothills to the eight-day Valley of Flowers trek which takes you to a valley ablaze with an amazing variety of flowers to the seven-day trek to the source of the holy Ganges - Gaumukh, In the Ladakh region. snow Leopard is from October to March, that's from end of autumn to Beginning of Spring in Ladakh. The Snow Leopard is the most elusive among all the large wild cats that exist. These cats are spotted throughout the Hemis National Park, and in Sham area west of Leh the famous spots are Ney Phu, Ule Phu, and hills of Skindyang village and Matho. Other than Snow Leopard there is always a good chance of spotting many other famous and rare wild animals like "Nyan" or "Tinetan Argali",(Ovis ammon); Himalayan blue sheep, called “Bharal” or "Napo", (Pseudois nayaur); Uriel, locally called "Shapo" (Ovis orientalis), Asiatic ibex Skin(Capra sibirica), and among the predators are Red Fox, Tibetan Wolf, Lynx, Pallas Cat, and many others. Snow Leopard Adventure treks are the epitome of professionalism and all you have to do is to enjoy the splendor and beauty of the Himalayas for trekking. An experienced team including guides trained in first-aid accompanies you. Your bags are carried on mules/ by porters and horses (wherever possible) bring up the rear to help you reach your destination if you get tired. Anybody who is reasonably healthy and enjoys the outdoors can join us on our trekking tours.
Stok Kangri Trek
One of the most fascinating places on the planet is Stok Kangri that lies in the beautiful area of Ladakh. Ladakh is located in the northern state of India and is famous for compassion and support of its residents. Leh the capital of Ladakh is situated at the height of 3500-3800 mts of sea level and the most adventurous place for the trekking lovers. Trekking in Leh is the best option for trekking in India and hence it attracts tourist from every corner of the world. this trek embrace deserted surroundings and offer its trekkers the opportunity to experience the complete peace. The entire trail has incorporated many ridges so you can feel the sudden change in scenery. In winter, the whole landscape attains a perfect magnificence. During this astounding trek, the trekkers are rewarded with amazing views of the Zanskar Range and the Indus Valley.
Skiing in Gulmarg
Gulmarg's legendary beauty, prime location and proximity to Srinagar naturally make it one of the premier hill resorts in the country. Receiving the highest snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, Gulmarg boasts of its snowy meadows. Well, not just this, but these snow blankets also entice the skiing enthusiasts to swarm this region and satiate all their adventure quests!
Heli Skiing in Gulmarg
Though heli-skiing is amongst the newest discovery in Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir, it is gaining extreme popularity amidst the adrenaline junkies. heli skiing will become a reality in Gulmarg Kashmir. For interested skiers it will now be possible to enjoy many runs over steep and wide open snow fields at the 4'745m high Sunset Peak and to affront various long heli ski descents through beautiful forests in the lower part of this fantastic heli ski terrain. Heli skiing is a perfect addition to the existing gondola accessed slopes on Mt. Apharwat and an alternative way to explore Kashmir's unique winter world with its exceptional possibilities for numerous and breath taking powder snow runs over endless snowfields and through challenging forests. A chopper ride to those areas that cannot be easily reached and skiing down to the base has its own delight, fun and excitement level. Himalayas and its impact on high altitude sports activities we decided to propose to the participants of our "hosted" and "guided" programs the "single lift" Himalaya heli ski offer only.
Single powder shots (pay per heli ski lift) during the period January 10, 2010 to February 20, 2010
Costs per flight: 300 EUR per person (4 skiers per flight, includes 1'500 to 2'000 vertical meters per heli ski lift, an international guide and the taxi transfer from Drang back to Gulmarg)
For our guests it is possible to book single heli ski flights on the spot in Gulmarg. However, in order to reserve the required flight capacities we advise to let us know your heli ski plans with your booking.
Persons interested in full day or multiple day Himalaya heli ski programs in Gulmarg are kindly requested to contact us and to ask for an individual proposal.
Bike Trip to Leh
Any bike trip to Leh is enough to tempt the ardent bikers. Characterized by extremely challenging roads, narrow passes, windy terrains and the joy of creating your own roads, such a bike trip offers a high dose of adrenaline to the bikers.
Being the bejeweled crown of India, Leh Ladakh proffers highly mesmeric landscapes. The meandering boulevard is challenging and would surely pump up the daredevil within you.
While on the trip, witness the miraculous beauty and immaculate culture of Sonmarg, Nubra, Pangong Tso, Kargil, and Srinagar. Go through a detailed guide and plan your ride, in order to add perfection to your expedition. Ladakh Bike Tour is counted among the best adventure experiences in the Land of High Passes. The adventure of riding your bike through Ladakh calls for tourists from around the globe. The 10 Day and 9 Night bike tour is truly one of the lifetime opportunities. Get ready to experience unforgettable memories with this well-planned itinerary.
The highlight of this tour is riding through the tough roads and High Mountain passes on your bike. Experience Ladakhi culture, a visit to Khardung La Pass, the highest motor able pass in the world along with visit to Pangong Tso, one of the most famous and breathtaking lakes in the world.
Pin Parvati Trek
Also known as the 'Valley of Gods', the Pin Parvati Valley is the home to one of the oldest treks in the country. Though on the first glance, the trek might look alluring and moderate, be careful as it might also reach a strenuous level depending on the climate and weather constraints!
The stunning dazzle view of The Pin Parvati Pass (100 km stalk) is full of adventure and thrills. It is a risky and difficult pass because of high altitude, lengthy crossing area away from surroundings and heavy snow fall for almost whole year. The name Pin Parvati Pass is derived after the linking of Parvati valley in Kullu and Pin valley in Spiti. Pin valley trek is an ultimate stunning trek with spectacular sceneries and views of 11 days long. The trek begins with Kullu and straight away driving to Barsheni Village. On the way while travelling Trekkers enjoy the experience of thick alpine forest, wild flower, lakes, wide glaciers crest, lush greenery, grazing land and North planetary landscape. The Pin valley builds an incredible hue with the sunrise. Continuing the travelling to holy place of Hindu Khir Ganga gives a change to take a deep bath in hot spring water tank. This place is devoted to Lord Shiva. The tour is followed by Tunda Bhuz were camping is made at lush green areas surrounded by number of birch trees. Travelling at a distant of 5 hours when trekkers reach to Thakurkuan enjoy the visit to "Wild life sanctuary Kanawar". Beautiful Himalayan flowers, irregular rocky bridges gives an appealing view when trekkers get ahead of from Parvati side Base camp to Pin side Base camp above Pin Parvati pass at a height of 17,500ft after travelling for 8 hours. Climbing at upper higher altitude increases the difficulty level of trekking as snow falls and rainfalls makes the area slippery. So, the advisors suggest to take extra precaution for a save trek while trekking from Pin valley side camp to Wichkurung Thatch. Mud is the largest pin valley which comes while trekking in Manali. The trek ends with beautiful picturesque, inhabited villages while driving from Kaza to Manali for 9 hours. The overnight can be stayed in Manali and travelers depart from Delhi to their desired places.