Tours in the Himalayas

Himalayas in India

The Great Himalayan Range is the longest and highest mountain range on the planet. Lying along the borders of India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bhutan and Burma, the great Himalayas are a gift for tourists for all tastes. Nepal is the heart of many of the most powerful mountain peaks, including His Majesty Everest, which is the tallest in the world; Bhutan, which is the only surviving Himalayan kingdom on the planet, as well as India with the lion's share of mighty mountains. Unsurprisingly, the Indian Subcontinent is an ubiquitous travel destination with tours of the Himalayas and the range of activities and experiences that take place here.

Duration: 08 days/07 nights

Destinations: Delhi - Amritsar - Dharamsala - Shimla - Chandigarh - Delhi

Duration: 09 days/08 nights

Destinations: Delhi - Guwahati - Shillong - Kaziranga - Delhi

Duration: 08 nights/09 days

Destinations: Kathmandu - Lhasa - Kathmandu

Heritage & Cultural Tours to India

Duration: 15 days/14 nights

Directions: Kathmandu - Bhaktapur - Pokhara - Dhulikel - Jangmu - Shegar - Shigatse - Lhasa - Gyantse - Kathmandu

Duration: 14 days/13 nights

Destinations: Delhi - Paro - Gangte - Punakha - Timphu - Phunsholing - Siliguri - Darjeeling - Gangtok - Delhi

The Himalayas are called the home of the gods. The highest mountains on Earth are full of secrets and mysteries. People go here for spiritual enlightenment, for self-improvement or conquering the peaks. Everyone has their own goal, but those who have visited these slopes will never be the same again. The Himalayas in India are of undying interest in tourism. This destination is especially appreciated by ski lovers, climbers and representatives of religious confessions.

Description and useful information

The highest mountain system of the planet stretches between The Tibetan plateau and the Indo-Gangetic plain. It passes through the territory of several states, including Burma, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh. The length of the mountain ranges is 2900 km with an area of ​​650 thousand km². The record for the highest altitude belongs to Everest with an elevation of 8848 m. In total, 10 peaks are marked in the system, exceeding the figure of 8000 m.

The greatest rivers Indus, Ganges, Brahmaputra originate on the slopes of the mountains.

Climate

Conditions dictate the seasonal monsoons. The change of seasons is pronounced and corresponds to the middle latitudes. The mountainous regions are characterized by more temperature drops; in winter, frosts of up to -40 degrees are often observed. The rainy season begins in June and lasts until the end of August. At this time, the slopes are covered with a misty haze, tourist life almost stops.

Mountain peaks divide the territory into 2 climatic zones. Most of the heat and moisture remains in the southern part, where vegetation is riot and the air is fresh and cool. The north side found itself in a continental climate with sharp temperature drops and dry winds.

Flora and fauna

The vegetation is characterized by a tiered system. The higher, the lower the height of the trunks and stems and the lower the variety of species. In the foothills, you can see relict trees such as tallow, dhak. Pine, fir, cedar, spruce feel at ease. Rhododendron, juniper and lingonberry bushes, growing in thin air to impressive sizes, climb to higher tiers. Tundra vegetation, dominated by mosses, lichens, and shale tree species, begins at a mark of 4-4.5 meters.

In the spring and during the rainy season, the slopes of the Himalayas from India are covered with flowers of fabulous beauty. This is a blue poppy, which grows only in the Himalayas, noble rhubarb, breakthrough, primroses, waldheimia.

There are many endemic and rare animals in the Himalayas. These include:

  • irbis;
  • Tibetan fox;
  • Black Himalayan bear;
  • Antelope;
  • yaks;
  • mountain goats.

Indian states in the Himalayas

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