Location : Passes of Himachal Pradesh
Mountain Sports : Mountain Biking, Vehicle Safari
Best Time : Mid-May to Mid June & Mid Sept to October
Major Attractions : Remote Monuments, Rural Culture
Mountain Biking in Himachal Pradesh
|Mountain Biking Destinations :||Manali Leh
Highway (485 kms).
Nalagarh-Manali (225 kms).
Kalka Shimla Route (90 kms).
Manali-Naggar-Kullu (40 kms).
|Biking Gears :||Biking shoes, Bike Helmet, Waterproof Gloves, Cycling Bags, Bottles, Collapsible Water Bags, First Aid Kit, Sunglasses, Insect/Bug Repellents, Sunscreen Lotions and Cycle Repair Kit.|
|Vehicle Safari Destinations :||Shimla Kinnaur
Spiti Kunzum Pass Lahaul.
Manali Rohtang Pass Lahaul Ladakh..
|Safari Gears :||Jeeps, Water Bottles, Sun Glasses, Camera.|
|Must Enjoy :||Biking in the Manali Leh Highway, That will Allow you to Pass Various Passes Like Taglang La Pass, Lachlung La, the Baralacha La and the Rohtang Pass.|
|Attractions :||Kye Monastery and Temples, Kibber (Highest Village in Asia Connected by Road).|
|Inside Tip :||Tourism Board of India Arranges for Jeep and the Necessary Gears. Prior Permission is Required When Taking Up Mountain Sports in the Various Passes.|
Mountain sports in Himachal Pradesh is one adventure
option, that most people will kill for! The celebrity of mountain biking
and vehicle safari in Himachal Pradesh is the maximum in the country. The
various passes that seems to be unattainable are the proud host of these
sports. You should enjoy these sports in Himachal Pradesh that are not
quiet possible anywhere else in the country. Get your cycle ready as this
is the best way to explore the unnerving beauty of the mountains.
Take a Himachal Pradesh mountain tours to enjoy the mountain sports that are best enjoyed in Himachal Pradesh. Travel to experience the adventure sport that has attracted huge number of tourists for many years.
Take a tour of Himachal Pradesh and take up an adventure trip of mountain biking in the Trans Himalayan zones of Ladakh and Lahaul & Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. Explore the rural areas of the state that remains camouflaged due to the celebrity status enjoyed by the cities. Through mountain biking you will also get a chance to see the far off monasteries and temples. The major destinations for mountain biking in Himachal Pradesh are the Manali-Leh Highway, Nalagarh-Manali, Kalka Shimla Route and Manali-Naggar-Kullu.
Gearing Up for Vehicle Safari
Manali Leh Highway
Take up Himachal Pradesh tourism, conjure your energy and start your biking tours from this 485 kms long highway that is the second highest highway in the world. Giving tough challenges to the bikers, this passage includes Taglang La Pass, Lachlung La, the Baralacha La and the Rohtang pass. This highway can be covered in a total of 10 days, which are worth your time.
A stretch of 255 kms and an altitude of 1896 m above sea level is an experience offered by the Kullu valley. Mountain biking in this area includes forests, cascades, green slopes stream lets and soaring snow-covered mountain peaks. A special experience is offered by the small hamlets that will you will cross.
Kalka Shimla Route
To enjoy this toy train route which is 90 kms long, you will encounter a forest of pine. Promising to be a paradise for bikers, this route will take you across the small villages of Taksal, umman and Dharampur. This can be an attractive route for biking, but you should remember that this is an uphill journey that requires a lot of strain and effort.
This route incorporates the 40 kms long Beas valley with an atmosphere full of luxury and excitement.
Vehicle safari in Himachal Pradesh is yet another
exciting adventure options in the list of Himachal adventures. Vehicle
safari is an adventure sport that is carried on a jeep. Take up Himachal
tourism and enjoy the chance to roll over the rugs and stones that will
reveal to you the collision of wonders of nature against the wonders of
man. Having some of the world's highest highways and motor able roads, the
most important route for vehicle safari is from Manali across the Rohtang
pass (3980 m) and then through arid Lahaul to Leh and Ladakh.
Other routes that are equally enticing are from Shimla through Kinnaur and then to the aghast areas of Spiti and from there you will cross the Kunzum pass before entering Lahaul. You need not stick to the conventional routes as you are always welcome to experiment, but be cautious. The options of vehicle safari ranges from short jeep tours to long holidays. Enjoy a vehicle safari tour of Himachal Pradesh and experience of joy of driving through the mountainous valleys along twisting passes and astounding heights.
The equipments for mountain biking - Biking shoes, bike
helmet, waterproof gloves, cycling bags, bottles, collapsible water bags,
first aid kit, sunglasses, insect/bug repellents and sunscreen lotions
must be accompanied, along with cycle repair kit and etc. can be availed
from the various government hubs.
For vehicle safaris, tourism board of India, arranges for jeeps and other equipments. Whether you are an experienced biker or not, Himachal Pradesh does not makes any discriminations. Those who do not know it can learn it and all those who know can brush up their skills further.
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