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Trekking and Mountaineering - a Touch of Adventure to Your Shimla Tour

By Jenny Mathew Subscribe to RSS | December 29th 2011 | Views:

Trekking in Shimla

You may be an experienced trekker or a beginner; however, you must include trekking into your Shimla tour package. Trekking is an extremely interesting activity to indulge in Shimla, given its rocky and hilly terrains that are elevated high above sea level. Snowy peaks that surround Shimla Valley and evergreen forest make Shimla a perfect tourist destination for those who would like to do some on foot exploration of the area.

There are several experienced trekking organizations that are offering trekking equipment to the interested tourists and provide them with guides. Depending on your experience and endurance you will be able to choose between treks of different difficulty level- long or short, Shimla has something for every tourist. Some tourists decide to make their Shimla tour very intensive and some wish to include trekking as a small part of many other activities.

Trekking can be very intensive activity but it carries a feeling of adventure and connection to nature, so it is becoming more and more popular. Shimla tourism has recognized the potential of the region so along the most popular trekking routes accommodation for trekkers has been built. You can rest a few days in these shelters, recover your strength, explore the area and than continue your adventurous Shimla tour.

The most popular trekking routes in Shimla Valley are, as fallows:

*Starting in Shimla - to Narkanda - to Khadrala - to Sungri - to Devidhar - to Rohru - back to Shimla.

*Starting in Shimla - to Ani - to Takrasi - to Khanag - to Jalori Pass - to Shoja - to Bathad - to Bashleo Pass - to Sarahan - to Arsu - to Nermand - to Nirath - back to Shimla.

*Starting in Shimla - to Kufri - to Fagu - to Narkanda - to Hattu Peak - to Shalaru - to Chhailla - to Sainj - to Pulbahl - to Churdhar - to Naura.

*Starting in Shimla - to Narkanda - to Hattu Peak - to Chaupal - to Kedi - to Halau - to Kandol - to Koti - to Chakrata.

*Starting in Banjar - to Bathad - to Sarahan - to Arsu - to Rampur - to Shimla.

*Starting in Narkanda - to Luhri - to Ani - to Khanag - to Shoja - to Banjar.

*Starting in Shimla - to Luhri - to Ani - to Khanag - to Jalori Pass - to Jibhit - to Banjar.

Mountaineering in Shimla

Mountaineering is a very popular adventure sport and Shimla area is promising those who enjoy this activity a really special experience. Himalaya mountain range is offering perfect surroundings for this sport. Many of those who experience the beauty and adrenaline rush on their Shimla tours keep coming back for more, year after year. But before you embark on your mountaineering expedition, inform yourself about the terrain and equipment you need. Make sure you are fit enough for the task ahead of you and hire guides if necessary.

Skiing and ice skating in Shimla

During the winter months Shimla turns into ideal winter playground for those who love skiing and ice skating. Ideal skiing destination is Kufri in Shimla district, and the perfect time for your Shimla tour package would be from January till March, as those are the months with the most snow. Ice skating is so popular that Shimla is even organizing ice skating festivals.

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