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While on your honeymoon in Himachal couples are advised to indulge in various enthralling adventures. Adventure in Himachal Pradesh will raise your adrenaline rush and will surely give an opportunity to know your spouse better.


Shimla might not be the most adventurous place to be on your honeymoon, but that exactly is the beauty of it! This reigning queen is the place to enjoy some wondrous trekking and explore the various hideouts that will serve as excellent coupes to exchange a few loving words with your spouse.

Tourists can enjoy a stroll on the Mall road or take a pony ride that will charges Rs 40 for a quick turn around the Scandal point and Rs 400 for a trip to the Jakhu temple. During the months from April to September, couples can take up rafting trips from Tattapani on the Sutlej rivers. Travel agents are available and charge Rs 800. Ice skating too can be enjoyed near Rivoli Bus stand during the month of November to March.

Kullu - Manali

If you are looking for a honeymoon filled of exciting adventures then Kullu & Manali are the best options to pick. These are the hubs of adventure sports in Himachal Pradesh. To enjoy sports in Manali, one can contact the Directorate of Mountaineering and Allied Sports (Ph :01902-250337, at Aleo, around 3 kms south of Manali. While in Manali, tourists can enjoy various sports.

To begin with is hot air ballooning that can be arranged by travel agents at a price of Rs 500 per person. Fishing can be done in Kullu and Parvati valley famous for their abundance of Mahaseer and Trouts. March to November is the ideal time to indulge in this sport. Tourists can hire rods and tackles from various agencies in Manali. Also remember that this sport requires license which can be obtained from HPTDC at just Rs 100. A ride on a hot air balloon with your beloved is an experience you will remember all your life.

Jeep Safaris are ideal for those who want to enjoy the beauty of the places around Manali. Ladakh, Lahual and Spiti are a few places for where you can hire jeeps for. They charge Rs 2000 per day and take you across monasteries, mountain passes and glacial lakes.

Mountain Biking is an ideal sport for those who are go-getters and want to create a lasting impression on their beloved. Go for mountain biking, with your spouse sitting behind you. The various passes and mountains around Manali are apt for enjoying this sport. Bikes can be hired for Rs 100/150 per day from various travel agencies. Tourists can cover Ladakh, Spiti, Lahaul and Rohtang.

Paragliding is another great adventure to share a wonderful experience with your partner. The main area for this sport is Solang Valley where one can enjoy this sport by shedding Rs 1200 for 15 minutes.

Rafting on Beas river is another adventure sport. Rafting can be arranged and charges are Rs 450 to 650, depending upon the number of rafters. Bookings can be done directly at Pirdi near Manali. Walking an trekking are also a very common adventure in Manali and Kullu region. Solang valley in Manali also highlights adventures of skiing, zorbing and rock climbing.

Dharamshala, McLoedganj

The other wise pilgrim and tranquil destinations of Dharamsala and McLeodganj have a few adventure options as well. While in McLeodganj couples can cherish walking and trekking. Short walks in McLeodganj includes a stroll to Bhagsu (2 kms), Dharamkot (3 kms further from Bhagsu) and Dal Lake (4 kms north-west of McLeodganj).

Trekking can be undertaken from McLeodganj to Kullu, Chamba, Lahaul and Spiti. One can contact the trekking operator (Eagle’s Height Trekkers, Ph : 01899-221097,

Dalhousie, Khajjiar and Chamba

The scenic town of Dalhousie, Chamba and Khajjiar have much more that nature to offer to the honeymoon couples. Trekking, camping, Jeep Safaris and zorbing are a few of the many activities couples can be a part of. Walking from Dalhousie to Kalatop Sanctuary is a soulful journey. Trekking from Dainkund to Joit and camping (Rs 1500 per person) can be enjoyed near Dalhousie.

While in Khajjiar tourists can enjoy pony rides around the lake (Rs 110) and zorbing in the meadow (Rs 150). Chamba is a scenic hamlet where camping is the main adventure attraction.

Lahaul and Spiti

An off-the-beat honeymoon destination in Himachal Pradesh is Lahaul and Spiti, famous for its trekking routes. One of the most interesting route that couples can take and also are not very tiring are to Keylong via Kunzum Pass. Tabo, Rekong Poe and Dhankar are also exciting trekking routes in this region. Further from Kuznum Pass is the beautiful Chandra Tal Lake. Tourists can take a guide from Manali to Lahaul and Spiti. Accommodation is also available in all the places.

Naldehra, Kufri and Chail

Besides the famous ethereal natural beauty, these honeymoon hill destinations are also popular for their adventure sports. Kufri is the place to go for skiing. Hiking through the thick forest around Kufri to the Mahasu Peak should not be missed.

In Naldehra, honeymoon couples can enjoy the pleasure of golfing and trekking in the pine forests. Chail on the other hand provides the options of hiking, trekking and camping.

Adventure honeymoon packages are a norm these days and couples can always enjoy them to give an additional zing to their honeymoon. So gear up your adrenal senses and be ready to challenge the most daring adventure sports in Himachal Pradesh.




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