If you are looking for a place which has religious importance as well as is facilitated with adventure sports and wildlife areas, then Uttarakhand is your destination. Situated in the northern part of India, this place attracts several tourists due to its temples, pilgrimage spots and places for site-seeing such as Nainital Lake, Chanda Devi Temple, Ram Jhula, LaxmanJhula, Kedarnath Temple and innumerable more. However, if you want to perceive Uttarakhand in a slightly different manner than most others, the wildlife and adventure tourism in Uttarakhand is what you should go for. Let us take a look at some of the amazing wildlife sanctuaries and adventure sports you can indulge yourself into while in Uttarakhand
Being the home of many rivers passing through it, rafting in Uttarakhand becomes one great adventure. The ‘white water rafting’ in the river Ganga becomes a very popular sport because of the thrill its waves and criss-cross path give.
The advantage of being the abode of Himalayas is that it attracts uncountable tourists for trekking up its ranges. One can either indulge in climbing up the rocky regions or enjoy the breathtakingly beautiful villages and locality high up in the mountains. The white glaciers, rocky mountainous terrains, fresh green forests attracts trekkers from all over the world. Some places where trekking is popular are Dronagiri, Chandrashila, Kauri Pass and The valley of Flowers, Ali Bedni Trek, Chopta Tungnath Trek, Gomukh, Har ki Doon, Nanda Devi, Pindari Glaciar Trek, Roopkund Trek, Panchachuli.
The alpine region of Rishikesh town in Uttarakhand calls hundreds and thousands of tourists to indulge in various adventure sports. One of the most popular is ‘rock-climbing’. Many tourists come here to experience this wonderful sport for it provides a thrill, an adrenaline rush and a sense of achievement in the end.
To be one with the nature, one should definitely come out of the hotel room and go camping in Uttarakhand. Rishikesh, Dhanaulti, Kana Tal are some of the famous camping sites where you can enjoy the peaceful nature at the heart of the mountain with friends and family.
This is the most oldest and one of the most famous wildlife sanctuaries and reserves in India. Jim Corbett National Park is known for its Royal Bengal Tiger which are now a rare and valuable wild animal to behold. Besides, this place is a home for various other wild animals such as deer, elephant, nilgai, wild boar and also the famous King Cobra. So to behold such beautiful creatures of God, this place is a must to be on the travelling list.
This national park is another destination for wildlife lovers where animals such as the black bear, hyena, Jungle cat reside. Varity of snakes such as cobra and python are also to be found. Therefore, don’t wait anymore- pack your bags and go to this heavenly place to make some of the finest memories and experiences of your life!