Himalayas India - India Vacation Packages
Himalayas India attract a number of tourists every year. A Himalayas India vacation is always a wonderful chance to view the majestic beauty of this mountain & enjoy a variety of adventure & cultural activities.
Himalayan Lands - India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet
Himalaya hold different meanings for different people
- for some it is just a range of mountains, for pilgrims it is abode of
Gods, for the thrill seekers it is the ultimate destination for adventure
and sports and for the tourists they are the most exotic and picturesque
locations with best holiday resorts found on earth. The Himalayas extend
from India to Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet.
Himalayan range covers the entire northern part of India, covering five
major states - Jammu and Kashmir, Uttranchal, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim and
North Eastern Seven Sisters(Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur,
Tripura, Meghalaya and Mizoram).
In India, Himalayas have been a land for worshiping and the abode of Lord
Shiva. Most of the tourists are attracted towards Himalayas for its lovely
trekking hikes; dense forested areas lying just a mountain range away from
barren cold deserts; and the lovely people of the mountains with their
unique hospitable lifestyles.
Nepal is the home of the World's highest mountains and the forested plains.
The Himalayan ranges extend to Nepal as well, infact the Mount Everest lies
in the same area.
The altitude of Nepal Mountain Region ranges between 4877-m.- 8848 m. It
includes 8 of the highest 14 summits in the world, which exceed altitude of
8,000m including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and others.
Bhutan, the land of the Thunder Dragon is still the worlds most exclusive
tourist destination. This unspoiled country with majestic mountains embued
with a certain mystique; a unique cultural heritage preserved intact and
with a continuity of many centuries; an architectural style like no other; a
land of full of warm hearted and friendly people. Bhutan is also called the
Situated in the heart of the great Himalayas, Bhutan is flanked on the
north and north west by Tibet, the plains of North-East India to the south
and south west and the hills of India's north eastern state of Arunachal
Pradesh to the east.
Tibet is one of the those destinations where adventure lurks around every
corner. It is called the "Roof of the world". Even the valley
bottoms of Tibet are higher than the highest mountains elsewhere.
The on road adventure is a drive of over about 970-kms. This Trans-Himalaya
drive goes through the four mountain passes. The major highlights of visit
to tibet are - The Buddhist monasteries of Drepung; the amazing palaces of
Dali Lama, the Jokhang- a spirtual centre, and Norbulingka or the Summer
Palace and the Potala - the Traditional Seat.