Adventure Tours in Kashmir


     
   
 
The beauty of Kashmir attracts many tourists to this "Paradise on Earth". Apart from the enthusiastic nature lovers, the high peaks of the Himalayas attract thousands of adventure sports lovers to the state. Adventure tours in Kashmir are increasingly attracting Indian and overseas lovers of the outdoors.

Mountaineering
With the mighty ranges of the Himalayas towering 10,000 to 28,000 feet above the sea level, mountaineering options in Kashmir are almost unlimited. The Pir Panjal, Karakoram and Zanskar ranges are the mountaineer's delight. Add to that the charm of the green pine forests, the rich plant and animal life on the mountains, and mountaineering has never looked so good! The peaks of Sonamarg facilitate quick ascent and decent, while the lower peaks of Kishtwar are more challenging owing to their ruggedness.

Trekking
The nature trails of Kashmir make it a trekker's paradise. Any adventure tour to Kashmir is incomplete without trekking the alpine meadows, high mountain passes and rugged cold deserts of the state. Most trekking expeditions in Kashmir start from the capital Srinagar, and move on to the Kashmir or Zanskar Valley. Adventure tours like trekking and mountaineering are offered by Taj Mahal Tours.

Winter Sports
The snowfall of Kashmir Valley means boom time for winter sports lovers from around the world. The mountain resorts of Gulmarg are transformed from a sleepy agricultural town to a winter wonderland during this time. With chair lifts, and ski slopes of varying gradients, Gulmarg offers you the best winter sport facilities on your adventure tour to Kashmir. Pahalgam is another destination you can head to for winter sports in Kashmir.

Para Gliding
Para Gliding is the latest among the long line of adventure sports facilities to be made available in Kashmir. Adventure tours to Kashmir are incomplete without a view of the green valleys and majestic mountains from the air, as the wind rushes past you. Adventure clubs in Jammu and Sanasar offer paragliding facilities to adventure sports lovers. Batote is another good site for paragliding

Fishing
With many mountain brooks, rivers and lakes dotting the fertile state of Kashmir, you are at a loss to select the best fishing spot. The abundant fish in the clear freshwaters, as well as the breathtaking beauty of the fishing spots, are an added attraction of your Adventure Tour to Kashmir. The lakes like Vishansar, Gangabal and Kishansar are known for an abundant fish population. A permit is needed from the authorities before you can fish, and Taj Mahal Tourism helps you with the details of applying for one.
   
   
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