Offering some of the most challenging and thrilling mountaineering chances in the globe, Shimla, which is the area abundant in several valleys and peaks, densely populated pine trees, green alpine meadows, trekking region, rivers, mountaineering choices and several more adventure sports, is the best spot for those who love adventure sports and adventures. Mountaineering Institute of Himachal Pradesh organizes these events. Here are some of the popular adventure activities in Shimla.
The best way to feel the joy of life is horse riding, which can be best experienced on the Mall Road, Shimla. Several horse vendors in Shimla offer well-maintained and well-cleaned horses for horse riding.
Shimla is the part of the world, which has the largest open-air region with frozen ice for ice skating during winters. Shimla Ice-Skating Club, which has already celebrated its Diamond Jubilee, coordinates to perform this sport, which normally lasts from early December to February. A series of continuous sessions is provided by low temperatures and clear skies.
Conducting in summer season instead of the monsoons and winter, the adventure activity of river rafting is performed by using an inflatable rubber boat (dinghy). The fast flowing rivers of Shimla offer the suitable condition for the adventure activity of river rafting. The Sutlej River close to Shimla provides exciting chances for river rafting. A 12 km long stretch from Chabba to Tattapani is the popular place for river rafting in Shimla.
Being the best way to explore and appreciate the best landscapes and mountains of the hill station of Shimla, trekking (taking a scenic walk), which is very popular among adventure lovers, is an extremely exciting adventure activity of walking or trekking from the slopes and incline of one mountain to the slopes and incline of another mountain. The magnificent hills of Shimla, which are surrounded by snowy peaks, are suitable for trekking.
Considered as one of the most challenging golf course in India and situated at Naldehra at a distance of 23 kms from Shimla, this golf course in Shimla, which is a par 68, nine hole course, is one of the most ancient golf course in this country. Lord Curzon, the British Viceroy of India, originally founded the course, whose topography is entirely natural.
Being a skillful combination of hang gliding and parachuting, Paragliding, which is simply launched in lighter winds and requires less space for landing, is the exhilarating adventure sport in Shimla. Two locations named ‘Bir’ and ‘Billing’ in the Kangra Valley are supposed to be the hot spots of gliding in Shimla
Skiing is the best way to get the feel of charm and cool weather of Shimla during the winter season. Famous for its smooth slopes and snow-capped peaks of the lofty ranges of the Himalayas, Shimla, which is home to several places to offer the exhilarating adventure activity of skiing, is the ideal location (after Swiss Alps) for involving in skiing.
Fishing in Shimla
Fishing is an extremely famous recreational sport in Shimla (almost called ‘Angler’s Paradise’), famous for its treasure of the best sport fish in the world. The shallow waters and streams of Shimla render this place as the ideal location for fishing. Located in the Pabbar Valley, the upstream of Rohru, which is home to a trout hatchery in Chiragaon, the suitable spot for the fishing of trouts.
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