Himachal Pradesh offers limitless possibilities for the adventure sports enthusiast. It's varied terrain - mountains, valleys, forests, rivers and rapids and different climatic zones provide an exciting fare.
Welcome Travels Organize and Provide various customized adventure packages throughout Himachal Pradesh according to the requirement of the client. Age is not a consideration and the choice of an activity depends on one's level of physical and mental fitness.
Welcome Travels can organize following adventure activities for its clients:-
1.)TREKKING:- Range upon range of mountain peaks, densely forested mountain slopes, undulating foothills, large rivers and lakes, plant and animal species, Himachal offers unparalleled challenge for climbers. the popular trekking areas in Himachal Himalayan ranges are the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges, routes over the passes between the Shimla region and the Kullu Valley, the numerous treks in the Parvati valley in Kullu, the Sangla valley trek in Kinnaur and Grand Himalayan trek in Lahaul- Spiti. Trekking altitudes are between 1500-4000mtrs.
2.) MOUNTAINEERING:- The area in a radius of 3-20 km around Manali valley forms the core of mountaineering in Himachal. The Beas Kund region and the lower reaches of Hanuman Tibba (5930mtr.), the Manali and Shitidhar peaks around the source of river Beas and the Deo Tibba (6001mtr.) are usually are approached by beginners with some experience. The higher ranges are-Pir Panjal, Chandrabhaga, Dhauladhar, Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti, and Kinnaur districts.
3.) VEHICLE SAFARIS:- Traversing the Himalayan tracts by jeep, car or motorcycle in Himachal is wonderful experience. Kinnaur, Lahaul-Spiti, Manali-Leh safari, Rohtang pass, Leh-Ladakh is one of the Himachal's classic safari routes.
4.) CAMPING:-Camps are pitched in various parts of the state to enable the visitors to enjoy the wonders of nature.
5.) WATER SPORTS:-Amateur and first timers have their choice of quieter waters while the professionals can run over Himachal's river rapids in an inflatable rubber dingy. The sports is now being held on river Sutlej, Beas, Ravi and Chandrabhaga.
6.) SKIING:-Narkanda, 64kms. from Shimla has comprehensive skiing facilities. Skiing at Kufri near Shimla has the advantage of its proximity to the plains and is in use during winter. Above Kufri, the Mhasu ridge also has some good skiing slopes. Solang valley near Manali also offers some skiing opportunities.
7.) PARAGLIDING:-This sport is a mix of sky diving and hand gliding. Places where paragliding is regularly done are Bundla Dhar near Bilaspur, the Kullu valley, Intkali near Rohru and Bir in Palampur.