To travel the captivating Himalayan mountains is a core desire of everyone. It houses world's highest peaks along with numerous tourists spots, pilgrimages, glaciers, rivers and lakes etc. Also the Himalayan ranges offer the perfect location for the most thrilling adventure activities in the world.
Himalaya Travel Destination: The main Asian Himalayan Destinations include India, Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet.
India is adorned with several Himalayan mountainous regions, which are:
Himachal Pradesh: Its snow kissed mountain peaks, alluring rivers and rolling hills are the real retreat for the tourists. Shimla, Dharamshala, Kullu Manali, Dalhousie and Kufri are the amazing hill stations of the state, that remain cool even in harsh summers. Shimla (capital of the state) is one of the paradises for honeymooners and love birds.
Jammu and Kashmir: The state is also called as the 'Heaven on Earth'. Srinagar - the capital of the state is known for its lush gardens, fresh water springs and glaciers etc. While Ladakh, located in the Trans Himalayan area is renowned for its immense barren beauty and Buddhist places.
Sikkim: Set amidst the Eastern Himalayan range the state is renowned as the ''house of five treasures'', which signifies the five summits. A number of Buddhist places and monasteries are the prime attractions of the state.
North Eastern States: These North Eastern states combine total 7 states, that are the real pleasure for the nature lovers. Here they may enjoy the beauty of hills with several wildlife sanctuaries and national parks, that inhabit many endangered and rare species of flora and fauna.
Uttaranchal: Garhwal and Kumaon regions are nestled in the main Himalayan range of Uttaranchal. Nainital is another one of the most visited hill resorts of the state, known for its lakes, taal, temples and breathtaking scenery.
Also the world-famous ''Char Dham'' - Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri are the major pilgrimage centers of Uttaranchal.
Nepal: Nepal is primarily known for its masculine Himalayan range, which divides it in three geographical regions: Nepal terrain region, Nepal mountain region and Nepal Himalayan region. 64% of the total land of Nepal is enriched with Himalaya mountain ranges.
Bhutan: This isolated land of snow-capped mountains is famous for its unique culture, ancient monasteries, glaciers, forests and Eco-friendly life style.
Tibet: The land of Tibet is known for its sky kissed Himalayan peaks and Buddhism divinity. Buddhist monasteries of Drepung, the Jokhang and the exquisite palaces of Dalai Lama are the supreme attractions of the region.
Adventures in Himalaya: The Himalayan colonies offer perfect locations for many adventure activities and sports such as trekking, camping tours, mountaineering, wildlife safari, motor biking, jeep safari, river rafting, boating, kayaking, yak safari etc.
Pilgrimage Centers of Himalaya: Feel the essence of spiritualism with a number of pilgrimage centers, located in the Himalayan territories. Some of the most popular of them are:
Vaishno Devi, Char Dham, Rishikesh, Kailash Mansarovar, Mansa Devi, Dharamshala, Amarnath Yatra, Haridwar, Hemkund Sahib, Badrinath, Gangtok, Kathmandu, Buddhist places and monasteries in Tibet and Bhutam etc.
So make your holidays memorable ever with the magnificent trip of Himalayas!