India is a country that is not only vast but has varied weather in the different parts. Due to the presence of the Himalayan mountain range in the northern part of the country, the northern part has many hill stations with cold weather like Shimla, Manali, Kashmir and so on. The middle of the country, like Nagpur, Kanpur and so on, on the other hand usually experiences extreme weathers that are bitterly cold in winters and extremely hot in summers. While the coastal regions, like Chennai, Goa, Mumbai enjoys a pleasant similar weather all through the year.
This varied weather along with the varied scenic locales, make India the ideal tourist destination throughout the world. Since most of the country experiences warm and humid weather during the summers, it is a popular time of the year for people to getaway to some summer holiday destinations that would offer some relief from the hot humid climate. And what better place to travel during the summers than the northern Himalayan hill stations that has a cool pleasant weather all through the year.
There are quite a few states with many stunningly beautiful hill stations in the northern part of India like Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, and Arunachal Pradesh, to name a few. These states with picturesque hill stations are not only worth a visit for the cool weather but also for the various adventure sports on offer. The one adventure activity that is usually common to all the hill stations is trekking. But some hill stations also offer adventure activities like paragliding, skiing and white water rafting as well.
There are also a few hill stations offering the seemingly very dangerous bungy jumping. You can try this sport that is well know for the adrenaline rush accompanying it, is offered in Shimla, Manali and many other hill stations in India. This sport is however not for the faint hearted and is usually pursued by youngsters. A rope is tied to your feet and you jump of a cliff to hang upside down from the rope by your feet. It sounds risky surely but if you try this activity with professionals around, you would be completely safe.
Hence next time you plan for your summer holiday getaway, make sure you find a hill station that offer this exhilaratingly amazing adventure sport activity and try it at least once to challenge yourself.
Akrishta is a passionate blogger and enjoys writing on travel and tourism related articles from across the country.