Adventure Tourism

Adventure Tourism

Udupi may get its own surfing festival

UDUPI R. Vishal, Deputy Commissioner, told The Hindu on Saturday that the surfing festival might be held in one of the beaches in the district...

Will Nanda Devi open for tourists again?

DEHRADUN The state forest department is exploring whether Nanda Devi Biosphere, where tourism was banned in 1983, can be reopened to tourists. On Tuesday, a...

Video: Hot air ballooning picks up in India

FEATURE Till recently, hot air balloon rides were not something one associated with India. But today, you can find a number of operators offering the service...
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Wayanad monsoon off-roading begins

KALPETTA: The fifth edition of the Wayanad monsoon off-roading event began at the flower show ground here on Saturday. C. K. Saseendran, MLA, flagged off...

Uttar Pradesh govt proposes adventure tourism in Bundelkhand

LUCKNOW: The parched districts of Bundelkhand are set to evolve as a tourist destination for adventure sports in UP government's bid to boost tourism...

Big names expected for Malabar River Festival

KOZHIKODE With paddlers of international repute ensuring their participation, the splendour of the Malabar River Festival, the third edition of which will be held at...

Kangchenjunga avalanche: Search for climbers halted

KATHMANDU The search for an Indian climber and two Sherpas who have gone missing in Mount Kangchenjunga has been halted because of bad weather in...

‘Adventure tourism potential high’

Addressing a CII Roundtable on Adventure Tourism in Delhi,Akshay Kumar, President, Adventure Tour Operators, Association of India, and CEO, Mercury Himalayan Explorations Ltd., highlighted...

Quake triggers Everest avalanche, 18 killed

KATHMANDU Indian Mountaineer Arjun Vajpal has posted a message on his Facebook page from Mt Everest that he and his crew are safe after the...

Kerala to re-brand itself as ‘Land of Adventure tourism’

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala is aiming to re-brand itself as a ‘Land of Adventure’ to increase tourist arrivals–both foreign and domestic in the next five years. The...