Enjoy travelling to Bheemeshwari while visiting Bangalore

If you are travelling to Bangalore and also looking for white water river rafting in India, Bheemeshwari is the place that shall definitely pique your interest. Bheemeshwari is just a 3 hours drive from the city of Bangalore, which is 100 km from the Bangalore Township off the Kollegal-Kanakapura Highway. Some of the few major tourist landmarks that fall on the way to Beemeshwari in this route are Sathnur, Kanakapura and Muthathi.  The last stretch of this picturesque journey to Beemeshwari from Bangalore run through a dense forest which stretches around 10 km which is also popular as one of the most visited trekking places near Bangalore. For travelers who have not yet visit this place, it must be mentioned that this part of the journey to Bheemeshwari leads through a pretty rocky terrain and so for comfort seeking travelers; they must be ready for the bumpy ride.

River Rating near Bheemeshwari

River Rafting near Bheemeshwari

The Doddamakkali Nature Camp, The Gilbore Fishing Camp, The Cauvery River Fishing Camp are certain places which are located near Beemeshwari river rafting site. Advance booking is required if one needs to stay at the Jungle Lodges, which found are in and around these locations.

The Beemeshwari white water river rafting camp site is located on the bank of the Cauvery River against the beautiful backdrop of the Western Ghats.

Coracle Ride

Coracle Ride

Though, in most places, the Cauvery River is well accepted as a gently flowing stream, but at some places this river drop at a gradient which calls for the fun of rafting in this stream. As the water of the Cauvery River hits the submerged rocks, the gently river creates a frothy stretch of water with it swift changing water currents, that provides thrill to the water adventure seekers who want to river raft near Bheemeshwari.

The Beemeshwari white water river rafting is most visited and best enjoyed from the months of June till end of September, when the monsoon hits the southern parts of India and turns River Cauvery into a roaring waterway.

Cauvery River during the Monsoon Months

Cauvery River during the Monsoon Months

The Bheemeshwari Sanctuary is also another wonderful place where travelers can get a chance to see more than 200 species of animal and birds. Some of the most famous animals found in this jungle are the Giant Malabar Squirrel, The Spotted Deer and the Indian Jackals. The Bheemeshwari jungle is also a migratory corridor of Indian Elephants those who roam freely in this land.

One can also enjoy Angling, Kayaking or Coracle rides in the Cauvery River at Bheemeshwari where time seems to stand still amidst the natural beauty of this wonderful secluded place near Bangalore.

Enjoy trekking through the Milam Glacier in Uttarakhand

One of the major glaciers in the Kumaon Himalayas is the Milam Glacier which is located around 15kms north east of Nanda Devi peak. The Milam Glacier falls in the Munsiyari tehsil which lies in the Pithoragarh district in the state of Uttarakhand.

Milam Trek Uttarakhand

Milam Trek Uttarakhand

At an elevation of 18,000 feet above the sea the Milam Glacier covers around 14 sq miles or 37 sq kilometers of hill space which is approximately 16 kilometers long.

This glacier which was closed to visitors since 1962, due the Indo-China bilateral political problems has just been opened for trekkers since 1994.

The journey to the Milam Glacier, which is a predominant popular destination for all domestic and international tourists who seeks adventure trekking in India commences from a place called Munsiyari in the state of Uttarakhand.

The Milam glacier with all its natural beauties is situated on the southern facing slope of the main Himalayan mountain range.

The Milam glacier is the source of the Goriganga River. For the knowledge of the avid Himalayan trekkers it can be noted over here, that the village Milam which is considered as the base camp of this arduous trek, lies at the snout of this glacier, while Munsiyari which is another location from where this trek begins lies further down inside the Goriganga river valley.



The people those who belongs to Johar, or as by the name by which Miram Valley is locally known, were people who used to trade in between India and Tibet through the high passes of Kungribhingri La and Unta Dhura inside the Himalayan range.

However when this trading activity stopped due to Indio-China war in 1962, the once popular villages in the Milam valley are now mostly found deserted. But since the trail still exists in these high mountain passes Milam Valley trek is often found as a part of adventure tourism holiday packages in India which is indeed an exquisite location for trekking through the Himalayas.

While visiting the Milam Glacier one needs to initially trek for five consecutive days where by one can reach Pachu which is considered as the base camp area for Nanda Devi East.

The best way to reach the Milam Glacier is to reach this place from New Delhi which is the Capaital of India and then travel to Munsiyari through Almora which is a famous hill stations to visit near Delhi in the northern part of the country located within the state of Uttarakhand.

Enjoy river rafting in the holy township- Rishikesh

Ever since John Lennon and the Beetles team rocked up the humble ashram of the famous Hindu spiritual Guru Maharshi Mahesh Yogi late in 1960’s Rishikesh has become a magnet for spiritual healing and also adventure tourism in India.  Rishikesh is nicknamed as “The Yoga Capital of the World” by all spiritual seekers who flock this small township in northern India for all kinds of yoga and meditational classes.

Birds Eye View of Rishikesh

Birds Eye View of Rishikesh

Most of the action that happens in this holy township happens in the northern side of the main town, which lies beside the fast flowing Holy Ganges rives and is surrounded by densely forested oak tree. During the evening hours the view of Rishikesh is also a thing to remember as the cool breeze from the Himalayas blows down the valley, setting temple bells ringing all across the Ganges riverside where tourists, local devotees and pilgrims gather to prepare for the evening ritual known as ‘Ganga-Aarti’.

The best time for white water Rishikesh river rafting activities is from the month of October till the end of March. As the weather in Rishikesh is most congenial and pleasant during this time river rafting is a wild fun for all rafters who visits Rishikesh during these months.

There are several river rafting clubs and adventure tourism agencies in Rishikesh who even offer special rafting camps during the Christmas and the New Year and also incredibly cheap river rafting packages during the holidays.

River Rafting at Rishikesh

River Rafting at Rishikesh

It is imperative to mention at this instance that white water river rafting in Rishikesh remains absolutely barred and closed during the monsoon months that starts from the first week of July till end of September every year.

Among the various rafting expeditions that are conducted on the Ganges river which flows beside Rishikesh – Shivpuri Rafting, Brahmpuri Rafting, Kudiyala Rafting and Marine Drive Rafting are some of the best know names used by the rafting agencies in this township which falls in different parts of the river and is named after several locations that are found beyond the Rishikesh town.

However Rishikesh is not only a place for spiritual and yogic propensity, but it is also a popular center for backpackers wherefrom the adventure tourists heads for their treks deep inside the Himalayas.

Rishikesh which is located in the state of Uttarakhand is the gateway of the Garhwal Himalayas and 25 km north of the city of Haridwar.

The best way to visit Riskhikesh is to hire a car from New Delhi, which is the capital of India. There are also several frequent bus services between Delhi and Rishikesh which are both economical and comfortable for all those who wish to visit this holy land.

Enjoy the freedom of Paragliding at Ranikhet in Uttarakhand

There is an inborn desire in all of us to feel ourselves fly like birds. Aero sports activities like paragliding, parasailing, hand-gliding, hot air ballooning and hang-gliding provide us with such opportunities in different forms. As with several other places all across the world, aero sports activities which are also part of adventure tourism is a major attraction for tourists those who visit Ranikhet, which is located in the state of Uttarakhand.

Paragliding at Ranikhet

Paragliding at Ranikhet

Perhaps with the exception of hot air ballooning, the risk involved in aero sports activities is always a bit too dangerous in all parts of the world. One needs to be totally physically fit and also mentally prepared to enjoy these kinds of recreational sports activities in the air.

Due to the varied topographic conditions and climatic zone which is found all across the length and breathe of the country, India is one place which caters to aero sports activities in some place or the other throughout the year. Except for a few classified locations, there is no prior permission required to take up aero sports in India, which can make one feel exhilarated while they soar above in the sky like a free soul.

A view of Ranikhet from the Sky

A view of Ranikhet from the Sky

The essential and basic equipments those that is needed in paragliding consists of a glider and a harness which attaches the aero sports enthusiast safely and firmly to the pilot. In addition to that one always requires a light and sturdy helmet (specially manufactured for gliding), a reserve parachute and a Variometer (with GPS), which gauges the up and down movement of the glider. A great amount of caution is always observed in all paragliding centers located in Uttarakhand and also elsewhere in India, as while floating thousands of feet up in the air, even a minor glitch can always result in terrible consequences.

The Ranikhet para-gliding camp is located on the road to the Goluchina area, which is 12 km ahead of the Ranikhet Township. Accompanied with a breathtaking panoramic view of the earth and the sky, this camp is situated at the edge of a beautiful oak forest, and it does also provide lodging facilities to all the tourists those who visit Ranikhet for enjoying the best of adventure tourism in India.

Ranikhet, which is one of the most popular week-end gateway destinations of north India, which can be easily accessed from New Delhi by car in about 8 to 10 hours.

The Ranikhet paragliding camp is located around 350 km away from the New Delhi city and can be also accessed by train whereby one has to alight at Kathgodam Railway Station

The Two-wheeler trek to the highest motor-able roadways – Ladakh

Ladakh is a place which is unlike any other places that one can see in India. Enshrouded by the two of the world’s mightiest mountains the Karakoram and The Greater Himalayas, the land of Ladakh is more popularly known as- The region of numerous passes and also as the land of the mystic Lamas.

Riding through Ladakh

Riding through Ladakh

Ladakh is located in the northern most part of India at an altitude of 9000 to an elevation of 15170 feet above the sea level. This is most probably why the region of Ladakh is also known as- The roof of the world.

Ladakh is one of the highest inhabited lands found in this planet which is a place of Medieval Monasteries and the holy abode of the peaceful Buddhist Lamas.

While passing through this arid and cold Himalayan landscape one can visit pretty villages with fluttering prayer flags, high passes along with dramatic mountain scenes and a view of the rugged hilly countryside.

While doing bike tour in India as part of Indian travel packages, Trans-Himalayan bike rides through the wild terrains of the Ladakh Mountains is one of the most thrilling and adventurous bike tours that one can find in this country. During this tour, one can explore and experience the highest motorable roadways of the world which lies at an altitude of over 5700 meters above the sea level.

Holiday packages in India which incorporates Ladakh in their tour itineraries let the travelers not only visit and enjoy the company of ancient Buddhist Monks in secluded age-old Monasteries, but also let the travelers get a glimpse of the visiting Tibetan nomads who often pass through these high altitude passes accompanied with their caravan of Yaks and legendary Pashmani goats.

On the way to Ladakh

On the way to Ladakh

If one has a true adventure seeker in his soul and has a quest for finding new thrills, exploring Ladakh on a motorcycle is a perfect tour for all these nature loving enthusiasts. In fact, this is one tour that all adventure bikers must do at least for once in their lifetime.

Visiting Ladakh, where the land and the sky meet at its pinnacle, is not only a wonderful experience but it is truly a memorable experience that one just cannot forget in their lifetime.

The best time to visit Ladakh is during the months of June to September when the temperature in this region varies between 10 to 25 degree Celsius.

The journey covered in these fortnightly bike trips are anywhere in-between 1200 to 1500 kilometers once you are set to cover Himachal Pradesh and then move towards Ladakh through several beautiful passes that fall on the way.

Tirthan-Valley–The gateway to the Greater Himalayas

Voyaging is an individual issue. While the development of tourism in India has prompted huge commercialization of a percentage of the best known hill stations close to Delhi, as some of their closer objectives which were prior dismissed and obscure have climbed to the top. It will truly be miserable when places like Tirthan-Valley would fall prey to rich industrialists and lodging brands that for the sake of neighbourliness & tourism may begin splitting the spot for their own commercial purposes. The recent Uttarakhand fiasco is the most amazing eye opener of what happens when man pushes the nature’s cut off points too far.

Places around India’s Capital city Delhi has got some of the famous hill stations in India.

Tirthan Valley

Tirthan Valley

Whenever individuals plan trip for Delhi, the first three hill stations that people tend to visit are Kulu, Manali and Shimla. Assuming that you are tired with the normal Shimla, Manali and Kufri sort of popular hill stations and is searching for something new and genuine to quench your traveller’s thirst , Tirthan-Valley can be the best wagered for you. Trirthan valley is found in the Kullu area and is approximately 518 kms from Delhi. The common approach to achieve this spot is to take the Delhi – Bilaspur – Mandi highway, yet as the street after Kiratpur sahib is quite terrible, one might also take the Delhi – Solan – Mandi roads. The street conditions on this way are quite great and might spare you from a rough ride of the Bilaspur-Mandi highroads. It takes a non-stop drive of 12-14 hours from Delhi to arrive at Tirthan-Valley.

Refereshment spots in Tirthan Valley

Refereshment spots in Tirthan Valley

The best place to stay in the valley is possibly an old haunt known as the “Raju’s Cabin” in Gushiani at Tirthan-Valley. The host of this insignificant private lodging is an incredible man. His personal relation with his visitors is said to be the best which makes his visitors all feel agreeable and return with a great smile. The food over here is also amazing and is a treat to the taste buds.

Aloof from the hustle and bustle of the main town, Tirthan-Valley is probably the best hill station near Delhi. This is also a place for devoted trekkers as they can additionally visit the famous Himalayan National Park and holy The Jalori Pass. On the whole, Tirthan-Valley is quite a great spot to visit when you need to flee from the buzzing of every day metro life.  If you are thinking of music, bonfire and waterway, you will get them all at this valley where it is always better and comfortable to stay in these cozy lodges than dwell elsewhere in star hotels.

The Ultimate Bliss in Himachal Pradesh – Kinnaur Kailash

Kinnaur or Kinner Kailash, the way you name it was not known to the trekkers over the world; however this trail was found two centuries ago. The Kinnaur Kailash reach lies on the south of region of Kinnaur, which is overwhelmed by Mount Jonkarden (6437 mts) and the famous Kinnaur Kailash peak which is of (6349 mts). To achieve this lost area, India’s northern tip, in summers; you need to go through the Hindustan – Tibet parkway, the antiquated silk way taking after the Satluj, the regular limit between India and Tibet (China). Planning for a holiday trip would be fun. The circuit pulls in the ton of journeys.

A rare glimpse of the Kinnaur-Kailash Range

A rare glimpse of the Kinnaur-Kailash Range

Trekking in Himachal and especially in Kinnaur Kailash is fun. Kinnaur holds three of the world’s amazing mountain ranges – The Dhauladhar, The Zaskar and The Greater Himalaya, Mount Kinner Kailash (6’050 m) rules this locality. Lord Shiva is presented to the Hindus by Shivalingam and this place boasts of a huge Shivalingam.  According to legend this sanctum excessively thinks that in it’s vicinity since the time of the Deadly Asur/demon Bhasmasur, who got a gift from ruler Shiva that whoever head will be touched by him, will be transformed into bhasma or fiery remains. Seeing the capable impacts of this shelter he attempted to bhasma Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva continued escaping spot to place and after that at long last resulted in these present circumstances place.  It is a 79 feet vertical rock development that looks like a Shivalinga and progressions color changes as the day passes by. This is one of the legendary homes of Lord Shiva.

Set inside the Greater trekking areas in Himalayan cinch it brags of the most elevated mountains in Himachal Pradesh. Shut the fringe with Tibet, entrance to Kinnaur was limited actually for Indian national’s work 1993 and nominatives still need to enroll themselves with Inner line grant. To achieve this illegal area, India’s northern tip, before July, we go through the Hindustan – Tibet interstate, the antiquated silk way taking after the Satluj.

The circumambulation starts from Kalpa by digging the way through Triung valley and once more to Kalpa by means of Sangla valley. You drive up to Thangi and the genuine trekking starts structure here. The trek closes at Chitkul from where we head to Shimla and further to Delhi.

The Kinaaur Kailash trek is assumed to be one of the toughest treks in the region of Himachal Pradesh.


Enjoy White river rafting while travelling in Kolad

The Stock Exchange capital of India – Mumbai can also afford to give the entire world’s adventure lover the best biking and rafting experience.  You talk about one single heart thrilling activity and it is in the list.  Adventure in Mumbai is incomplete without water rafting sport in Kolad.

River Rafting at Kolad

River Rafting at Kolad

Kolad, a flourishing minor town in the Mahad district in the state of Maharashtra, is honored with common foliage and lush greenery. Arranged at the setting of the great Sahyadris, Kolad’s superb valleys and marshlands provide for it a beautiful presence. The best fascination of this beguiling town is the ‘Kundalika River’, which is one around the quickest streaming stream in South India. Water discharged from the close-by dams makes the stream perpetually streaming. Kundalika riverbeds in Kolad are perfect areas for daring exercises. It is 138 kms away from Mumbai.

Waterway Rafting on Kundalika began a couple of years back and now it is a year round movement. Stream Rafting at Kundalika waterway in Kolad, is in the vicinity of 2 hrs drive from Pune and Mumbai. White Water Rafting in Kolad is regulated by the arrival of the Dam on the Kundalika River and offers Grade II and Grade III rapids. The higher you move, the higher are the level of obstacles. Throughout the years this rafting operation has picked up fame and has topped the chart.

A the commencement of your journey, you will  be instructed deeply about the session as your rafting aide takes you through the distinctive paddling strategies, security directions and what to do when you drop out of the flatboat. You need not have any prior knowledge about rafting, or knowing how to swim. You will wear a protective cap and life coat all throughout the journey and the experience.

What’s more now is the right time to ride nature’s special rollercoaster. You will soon uncover why white water rafting is such a famous enterprise experience. With your aide’s help you will fight every fast, get wet, and after that significantly more wet, shout, implore and at last survive the whole 10 kms without tumbling off. Just to have your companions toss you into the water.

Apart from expecting mothers, patients with asthmatic problems and heart diseases, else all are allowed to play this daring game.  Children with the age bar of 12 – 14 will have to take special permission from the guides and trainers to be a part of the fun. Kids underneath 12 years won’t be permitted to pontoon. The waterway guide’s choice in this respect will be last. Youngsters underneath 12 years are not permitted to flatboat. Adventure in India can be so exciting with these unconventional sports to play.

The Princess of Hill Station – Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is a beautiful hill station located in the lap of Tamil Nadu. To be more precise it belongs to Dindigul district. It means “gift of forest” in the Tamil language. It is a popular tourist destination in the state. Kodaikanal is popularly referred as the “Princess of hill station” in South.

Kodaikanal Lake

Kodaikanal Lake

There are few places to visit in Kodaikanal which you cannot afford to miss. If you want to get the feel of the whole place, then Coakers walk is the best destination.  It has a long telescope that will enable you to get the feel of the whole place. The place got the name Coakers Walk after Lt. Coaker, who took the initiative to frame the map of Kodaikanal. This place is exotic in itself as one can have a fine view of the plains beneath.  The Berijim Lake in Kodaikanal is another enormous fake water body in the upper parts of the Palani slopes. It is a fine outing zone that offers an excellent panoramic view. This place is approximately 21 km away from Kodaikanal. Drinking water from this lake is served in the Periyakulam town. This lake was initially found by Colonel Hamilton of the British Army in 1864. The Sheer excellence of the lake made it yet an alternate vacationer spot in Kodaikanal.

Palani is 64 kms from kodaikanal; it is a well known explorer’s focus of the South and one of the six houses of Lord Dhandayuthabani. Immediate successive transports to Palani are accessible from Kodaikanal.

Practically cheek by cheek with the Kodaikanal School is the Lutheran Church – a Gothic stone building with stained glass windows and current artistic creations and batiks depicting scenes from the life of Christ. Close-by is a significantly more really popular church – Christ the King Church – once more, an extremely Gothic and grave stone structure with stained glass windows.

The names of the structures in Kodaikanal are exceptionally suggestive: ‘Loch End’ and “Mansarovar” – these two houses by the lakeside connect the time compass from frontier times to the present.

Places of residence in this hill city like Wood-cote, Hillbrook, Furzbank, Rock Cottage and Whispering Pines all invoke the excellence and soul of their characteristic climate.

Places near Kodaikanal include silver cascade and Bear Shola Falls. Spotted at the Ghat Road in the ballpark of 8 km from Kodaikanal, Silver Cascade succumb to a tallness of 180 feet and it is an extraordinary pleasure to look and hear the boisterous commotion of these falls in the company of the serenity that encompasses the spot.

The Bear Shola succumbs to the spot where once the bears used to come and beverage water, henceforth it was named so. It is a prevalent vacation spot of Kodaikanal.

Enjoy rafting amidst the land of Gods, Hills and Rivers – Rishikesh

Just few waterways on the planet have the persona of the Ganges, the living mother Goddess of the India. Rafting on its water of intelligence is unquestionably a curious experience. Revel in and investigate the life time encounter on a date with mother Ganges. It is here that the stream leaves the Shivalik Mountains in the Himalayas and streams out into the fields of northern India.

Your first experience will be the start of the habit. You will get the best experience for adventure tours in India. River Rafting is a standout amongst the most magnificent and heart pumping event that one must dependably try it out. It is exceptionally unexpected and alarming on occasion. However it all relies on upon how an individual recognizes the entire idea. Dashing individuals can great feel free to go out for these games.

The name Rishikesh has been derived from two Sanskrit word Hrishika and Isha. The former means Senses and the later means Master of Lord. Rishikesh is a Tehsil in Dehradun district. Now you know how splendid it would be to have a fun filled rafting in the Ganges of Rishikesh. Rafting in the waterway is revelled in by the rafters as this endeavour game is prepared with stunning dips and turns which the pontoon experiences once it travels through the rapids in the stream while the rafters attempt to keep the vessel consistent by battling the rapids with the assistance of the oars and paddles as the flatboat ricochets and shakes on the spouting stream.

The Rishikesh rafting season starts from February and continues till June. If one misses this period of the year, do not be crestfallen, there is another time for all the water sport lovers. The next rafting session in Rishikesh starts from mid September and continues till December. During this time of the rafting season the day temperature varies from 180C – 250C where as the temperature at night may drop down to as low as 50C. During the monsoon season, the river becomes dangerous due to steep rise in the water level.

River Rafting in Rishikesh

River Rafting in Rishikesh

The climate in Rishikesh is most average throughout these months as it is not excessively icy or excessively hot. The majority of the individuals come to appreciate this cool enterprise games throughout summers, however rafting remains open throughout the winters too. People visit Rishikesh camps throughout Christmas and New Years as special offers are given on river rafting during this peak season. The adventure and the fun of Rishikesh are never ending.