Adventure Travel Activities
Camping in Himalayas
Camping is perhaps the best way of
enjoying the wonders of nature given to Himalayan regions and sharing the warmth
of its people. Wildlife camping is not very different from normal camping,
except the wild camping doesn't get restricted to season or any adventure
activity. Take along your camping gear and opt for any of the several camps that
are pitched in various parts of the state of Himachal Pradesh. These camps offer
accommodation, catering and a variety of activities like hikes, fishing,
nature-tours and rafting. Himachal Tourism has camps organised at Sarchu in
Lahaul, and in addition to built- accommodation, tents are available at Sangla
and Kalpa in Kinnaur, and at Kaza in Spiti.
Camping in Rishikesh
43-kms from Dehradun & 24-kms from Haridwar,
the celebrated spiritual centre of rishikesh is situated amidst a calm
environment, impressive water front, dense forest and hills.
THE MERCURY ADVENTURE AND NATURE CAMP, SHIVPURI
(Rishikesh) is located on a silver sand beach on the banks of the Holy Ganges,
14 Kms ahead of the holy city of Rishikesh. The camp is nestled within the
virgin forests of the Great Himalayan foothills and is the only one to be
situated on the far side of the river offering a unique access, only by boat.
With the river on one side and protected forest on the other, the beach camp
provides for an unspoiled and exclusive atmosphere for campers.
Activities - In this camp tour
you will discourage with the yogic excersies and the meditations under the
supervision of an experienced teacher. These Yoga sessions are geared to teach
and make you practice several simple exercises called "Asanas" which help you
design a good exercise schedule for your daily life.
The serene and quiet camp environment, the gentle waves of the Holy Ganga and
the proximity to the famous temple town of Rishikesh, all combine to make this
location ideal for Yoga and Meditation. Our experienced guruís and teachers lead
you step by step through the basic techniques of yoga and meditation to help you
relax, rejuvenate and recoup. Group therapy and individual assessment form a
part of all yoga courses in camp. For the more adventurous spirits we also
include exciting river rafting down grade 3 and 4 rapids.
spiritual town was made famous in late 1960s when the Beatles visited this town
and stayed over for almost 6 months. Dotted with temples, Ashrams and religious
schools, Rishikesh has a very spiritual aura about its existence. Drive on for
another 17 Kms.
Camping in Nainital, Uttaranchal
Among the Indian wilds and forest
regions there are various places where one can enjoy wildlife camping. Among the
northern regions is Chitrauli, situated near to the hill station of Nainital in
Uttaranchal and is considered to be a prime trekking paradise in this region.
Surroundings of Chitrauli is abound with beautiful flora and fauna offering
ample opportunities to Naturalists, Trekkers, Painters and Bird watchers to try
out their favourite adventure activity over here. The wild camps of Chitrauli
take one to a little off beaten natural treks midst of Oaks, Deodars and Pine
trees. This camp provides a pleasant escape from the pollution and grime of the
cities to terraced fields, small villages, shimmering water streams and the
complete range of the snow clad Himalayas.
Camping in Nepal
Nepal singularly blessed with
marvelous and impressive camping, trekking & camping country. It is home to
eight of the world's ten highest peaks. Only by hiking the ancient foot trails
that link the remote village communities can one gain access to these Himalayan
giant peaks. The range of scenery, from sub-tropical jungle to glacier, is as
varied as the many ethnic groups cultural heritage. It is not only the mountains
that cast their spell. The people, the flora and fauna and the immense landscape
combine in a kaleidoscope of sights and sensations that make a camping trip
among the Himalayas a unique experience.