serene and inviting nature of Kullu Valley offers unsurpassed
avenues for adventure sports. It encloses some of the world's
finest ski slopes. The splashing rivers and brooks aid white water
The venturesome are enthused by the ruthless rocks for mountaineering
unvanquished altitudes pamper you for paragliding .
Motorcycle tours are becoming very popular these days. Specially Manali to Leh motorcycle tour is considered bikerís paradise. Another popular motorbike tour is Spiti Valley motorbike tour.
Green woodlands, turbulent rivulets, open pastures, and unconquered
heights of Kullu Valley are ever awe- inspiring. The main trekking
are Beas Kund (3690m), Chandertal (4270m), Kheerganga (2960m),
Padum (3600m) and Pin Parbati Pass (4810m). The favorable period
for trekking is May to October. Travel Agencies like Adventure
India, near Beas Bridge, Manali, Himalayan Quest, the Mall, Manali,conducts
trekking activities in and around the valley.
Kullu Valley is world famous for Heliskiing. Bhrigu peaks and
slopes near Hamta Pass are the best slopes in the world for heliskiing.
Ski slopes of Solang Nala are famous for winter sports
and are easily approachable. Skiing competitions are organized
every year in Solang Nala at National and International level
which is at a distance of 11km from Manali town. Solang slopes
are paradise for winter skiing and Rohtang Pass (3980m) offers
summer skiing. The favorable period is mid- December to the end
of June. North Face Ski School, Manali offers basic and advance
the charming rapids of River Beas and nostalgic water currents
from a place called Pirdi to Jhiri (16 km). Due to safety reasons
the sport takes a break during winters and monsoons. Mid- May
to mid- June and mid-September to mid- October is the best time
for rafting. Humdinger Adventures is a pioneer agency conducting
white- water rafting in the valley since many years.
If you have the enthusiasm and a determined desire to conquer
the mountains, peaks of Kullu are the best resort for you. The
Beas Kund (3690m), Inderkeel Parvat (6220m), Hanuman Tibba (5930m),
and Deo Tibba (6001m) are most popular amongst the climbers. Certain
peaks of the Western Himalayas in Kullu lie hitherto unexplored.
Mountaineers can also enjoy rock- climbing, ice- climbing, river-
crossing in the valley. The best time for mountaineering is mid-
May to mid- June and mid-September to mid- October when the nature
is at its best. Western Himalayan Institute of Mountaineering
and Allied Sports, Aleo, Manali is a government body conducting
adventure activities in the valley.
For detailed information see Adventure Sports
section of kullu.net.