Experience An Thrilling Of Holiday Garhwal Himalayas
The Garhwal, the world's highest mountain ranges is some of the stunning lakes, glaciers, flora
and fauna have motivated many singers, writers and poets. It is a source of many streams and
great rivers of India.
The Himalayas sanctified with turbulent rivers, snow-capped peaks, majestic and a wide variety
of flora and fauna is described as the "Abode of the Gods". It is a mecca for devotees and a
paradise for adventure sports like rafting, camping, hiking and skiing. The sacred places of
Badrinath and Gangotri are here and so is the birth of the most revered river - Ganga. The
legendary valleys of Garhwal abound in the stunning natural beauty.
India has always been a perfect destination for all travel enthusiasts. Not only has attracted the
attention of vacationers since time immemorial, but has also succeeded in adding a sense of
adventure tourism, where tourists can expect the unexpected.
Therefore, if you're one of those waiting to shoot adrenaline pumping adventure amidst the
breathtaking scenic beauty in India can not be compared to the Garhwal Himalayas region.
Amid the grand Himalayas, the region is serene paradise where every thrill seeker can take part
in a lot of adventure activities outdoors including skiing, rafting, trekking and cycling.
Located in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas, the region portrays an ideal tourist place of
adventure and a diverse environment of flora and fauna to delight all lovers of adventure. There
are endless green plains, the tops of high mountains, Whitewater Rivers, gently flowing
mountain streams, lakes and flower beds of rich forests to enhance the picturesque.
Because of such rich and varied geographies terrain, it turns out to be one of the best adventure
travel destinations of India. It comprises the districts of Uttarkashi, Tehri, Pauri, Chamoli and
Dehradun. The hills are a paradise for hikers. Nature is in her element here, and trekking trails
are renowned for the beauty of their views, amazingly diverse every time. There are some
excellent opportunities for trekking around important places of pilgrimage like Badrinath,
Yamunotri, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Hemkund near the Valley of Flowers.
Best Time To Visit: Despite Garhwal is a pleasure all year round except in the rainy season, it
is advisable to plan any hiking trip to this region in April to November. Trekking in these hills is
the best between the months of May and October.
Permits: Indian nationals need no permission for trekking in any area outside the inner line. For
routes within the inner line, the authorization of the local district judge or the Central Interior
Ministry is required in advance. For foreigners, crossing the line is not permitted inside.
Walking up to 4,900 m do not need permission and can be done with a tourist visa. Above 4,900
m, walking can also be done with prior approval of the IMF provided no peak is attempted.
Camera permits are also required.
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant in Dehradun. There are no regular flights to here. Convenient
overnight trains connecting New Delhi Haridwar, the nearest railway head in Garhwal. The
Shatabdi Express serves Haridwar, along with trains from Mumbai and Calcutta. For many of
the walks, Rishikesh serves as the base. Bus services connect the Garhwal region to other
cities in northern India.
Anima Sharma is an experienced writer in Travel Industry and have rich writing experience in
this field. At present, she is writing on different topics like Indian himalayas, summer
destinations India, Himalayan Getaways, Hill Stations India and Hotels in Joshimath.