Friday, January 21, 2022

Adventure Tourism

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Kodagu emerging as a microflight destination

BENGALURU/MYSURU Verdant forests, a seemingly never-ending undulating terrain of green, hidden streams and little hamlets make Kodagu a sight to see from the air. With adventure...
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Nepalese riders win mountain biking

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Ajay Pandit Chhetri of Nepal emerged victorious in the International Cross Country section of the fourth International Mountain Bike Challenge at Kottur here on...

Mumbai tourist killed in paragliding accident

MANALI A 31-year-old tourist from Mumbai, who had come to Manali with family for vacation, was killed in an paragliding accident at Solang valley on...

Nepal extends Everest climbing permits after quake

KATHMANDU Nepal has extended the climbing permits of hundreds of mountaineers forced to abandon Everest after last year's massive earthquake, to try to lure tourists...

Water sports to get a boost in Uttarakhand

NAINITAL Soon, Rishikesh will not be the sole destination in Uttarakhand for water and adventure sports lovers, as chief minister Harish Rawat on Sunday announced...

Thrills for Indian travel reps in New Zealand

QUEENSTOWN Seven luxury travel directors from India went jet-boating on the Dart River and skydiving in Queenstown last week. Tourism New Zealand and Singapore Airlines were...

Manappad annual surfing competitions from January 12

TUTICORIN The three-day annual surfing competitions at the coastal hamlet of Manappad in the district will be conducted from January 12 next, Tourism Commissioner Har...

MTDC’s adventure sports institution to be in Ramtek

NAGPUR Taking tourism beyond sight seeing and jungle safaris, MTDC is now encouraging adventure sports to attract tourists and promote tourist friendly locations. Coming up...

Ban rafting in Ganga as it leads to obscene activities: VHP

HARIDWAR Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) wants white water rafting in the Ganga, one of Uttarakhand's most popular sporting activities, banned as it gives rise to...

Tourist guide dead, 3 trapped in avalanche in Kashmir

SRINAGAR A major avalanche in Kashmir’s world-famous ski resort of Gulmarg on Wednesday left one tourist guide dead and three trapped. Around 1:20 pm, an avalanche...