Adventure sport activities in Himachal
ICE SKATING :
Shimla has unique distinction of having an artificially created ice skating rink on the cart road next to Lakker Bazar bus stop. Tourists and locals of all age groups get this facility from December to February. Figure skating, Hockey on Skates and dancing thrill the participants and provide a feast for the eyes of the visitors.
Unique Skiing slopes at Kufri at a height of 9000ft beckon the skiers from December to February. The skislopes in manali solang nala are known as some of the best slopes running up to length of 3km.
RIVER RAFTING :
Gushing white waters of river Beas between Shamshi and Aut stretching over a length of 20 km offer one of the best runs for the refreshing activity. Canoeing or Kaykaying are additional delights to be indulged in for a super holiday.
FISHING / ANGLING :
Anglers find their paradise for fishing opportunities in Rohru (Pabber River distt Shimla) Sangla (Baspa River Kinnour) River Sainj (Kullu) the Satluj and Gobind sagar lake (Distt Bilaspur) Major game fishes offerd in these rivers are Mahaseer, Trout, Kalta and Rahu. Mahaseer is also found in abundance in the Dehra Gopi pur region of river Beas.
Bir Billing and Indrunag (Dharamshala) in District Kangra has a vast panoramic stretch extending up to 150 km for para Gliders. Lovers of exciting sports of para-gliding and Para sailing get this heavenly pleasure in the lap of spectacular Dhauladhar visiting up to 4000mt. From the valley.
There is big range of trekking trails available in the Pradesh long and short easy and difficult treks can be found in abundance catering to the needs of different categories.
HELI SKIING :
Facilities are available at Manali for heli skiing Helocopters fitted with landing equipment ferry skiers to the top of the slopes in areas where a ski lift is not available. Packages for foreign tourists include Delhi - Manali - Delhi airfares, all accommondations meals and local transport in manali and a guaranteed 10,000 feet of sking over a period of seven days.