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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

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Mountain Biking in Himachal Pradesh

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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.

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Mountain Touring in Himachal Pradesh – The Highland Adventures

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.

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Mountain Biking – Wheel Over the Mountains

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.

Vehicle Safari in Himachal
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.

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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 – The Velocity of Adventure

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.

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The Requisites of the Needfuls

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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Top 5 Reasons To Enjoy Mountain Sports

Mountain Biking in Himachal

Mountain Sports Promise to Captivate
Take a tour of Himachal Pradesh to indulge in the various mountain sports that are sure to captivate the minds and hearts of the adventures. While on a holiday trip to Himachal Pradesh, there are options of mountain biking and vehicle safari.

Great Passes Delight you With Mountain Biking
Get your cycling and biking gears ready and head straight towards the Himachal Pradesh mountains. Take up the adventure tours of mountain biking that will help you not only enjoy the natural landscape but also the rural culture of the state.

Himachal Expedition Through Vehicle Safari
Hiring a jeep to go deep into the mountains is the best way to see the wonders of the both the world – Nature as well as man made. This your way to explore the beauty of the majestic Himalayas while you pass some of the world's most famous highways.

Mountain Sports - The Need of the Hour
You should not miss mountain biking and vehicle safari in Himachal Pradesh. The tourism department of government arranges for trainings along with equipments, that are available on hire. This is a strenuous adventure so certain precautions should be followed.

Absolved Attractions
While enjoying vehicle safari and mountain biking in Himalayas you will get a chance to see the beautiful temples and monasteries that are located in the remote areas of the state. Rural life and culture is also best understood when a person takes up these sports in your adventure tourism to Himachal Pradesh.

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