Holidaying in the Himalayas

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Are you planning to retreat to the mountains in your impending holidays? Have you thought about visiting the Himalayan district? Did you know that the region is home to the tallest mountain peaks in the world with the inclusion of Kangchenjunga, Nanda Devi, and Mount Everest? Additionally, an outstanding feature of these mountain ranges is the scenic beauty that is viewable after the region has received snowfall. The mountain tops covered in white blankets of snow are a treat to watch. Be sure to book your tickets at that time in the year when the area will be covered in snow if you want to make the most of your Himalayan adventure.

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The stretch of the Himalayas extends from Kashmir in the west to Myanmar in the East and is contained within Asian territory. The Himalayan mountains also encompass countries like Nepal, Bhutan, and India.

The rich diversity of this mountainous terrain is owed to its flora and fauna that dwell within its boundaries. Spectators are treated to sightings of a variety of plant and animal species on their visit to the Himalayas. The voyagers can opt for adventure camps for viewing several wildlife animals roaming around the forests.

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There is also a line-up of shrines, stupas and ancient buildings within the Himalayan locales. During your journey, you can stop to chat with the locals to learn about their way of living. They are open to visitors and offer accommodation along with food for the weary tourists. You can also enjoy Himalayan cuisine during your stopover at their homes.

There are a range of activities that you can engage in when you embark on a Himalayan tour. You can choose from a variety of trails for viewing the mountains from a close range. The sights that you can lay your eyes on during these excursions include waterfalls, monasteries, valleys, streams, mountain peaks, and plateaus. Some things that constitute as must-buys during your visit to the Himalayas are Pashmina shawls as well as Himalayan salt lamps. These lights are ideal for rejuvenating the mind, body, and soul.

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Several companies accept bookings for treks around the vicinity, you have a wide choice to choose from. Their guides have many years of experience in directing people towards the tops of the mountain peaks. You can also count on their personnel to keep you updated about the weather and take you to safe lands if the climatic conditions become unsafe for the wayfarers. Make sure that you pack your trekking boots in your suitcase if you intend on undertaking the hitchhiking expeditions.

The option of taking safaris is also available if the sightseers are not keen on walking long distances. You can hire jeeps for soaking in the lovely sights of the mountainous ranges as part of your Himalayan sojourn.

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If you are a sports-lover, kayaking and white-rafting are some activities that you can indulge in during your holiday. Rock climbing is another popular activity that has many takers and you can avail this option also. You can also pursue snow-based activities like skiing and snowboarding.

As we conclude, we hope to have given you enough reasons for vacationing in the Himalayas during your upcoming holiday break.

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