Best things to do in Himachal Pradesh in December

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Kangra Valley Trek

Kangra Valley trek is perfect for both first time adventure seekers and passionate trekkers seeking the true experience of trekking in Himachal. Tourists can enjoy in full the scenic beauty of Kangra Valley & Dharmashala. You can also witness the breathtaking views of Dhauladhar Range, visit mystical lakes, ancient temples and unexplored charming Hindu villages of the valley.

Trek starts from the charming Dharamsala/McLeodganj hill stations. Tourists can visit here museums and wander through the Tibetan market. The exact commencement of Kangra Valley trek begins with reaching the stunning high altitude Kareri Lake through the enchanting Kareri Village. You can walk through woody forests, camp beside a lake, and interact with local people.

Skiing In Manali

Manali is one of the most visited tourist destinations of India. The hill station is nestled in the mountains of the state. This is one of the best destinations to ski, that offers some excellent views of the Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar Ranges. The city gets transformed into an amazing skiing terrain in the winter months.

Himalayan Winter Trekking Expedition

Himalayan Trekking during winters is a great experience. Trekkers can explore the white wonders in this hilly paradise as well as can also visit the golden sights such as the famous Solang Valley, Jogini falls, Old Manali, Nehru Kund, Manu temple, Hadimba Temple, and Vashisht Temple. You can enjoy delicious local food and also interact with the friendly locals and trek up the tall peaks of Himachal Pradesh.

Rafting Expedition in Beas River

The Beas River originates from Beas Kund and flows through the Kullu valley till it meets with the Satluj near Mandi. The main rafting section of the river is from Pridi (near Kullu) till Jiri (near the Bhunter Airport). This is an exciting 2 hours rafting trip through grade 3 and 4 rapids. The river offers both the beginner and the expert a thrilling rafting experience. As per your preference you can choose on long(14 kms) and short(7 kms) rafting trips down the river.

Left Bank Trek in Spiti

Spiti also known as the ‘Middle Land’ is located at an altitude of around 4000 m. The place serves as the Trans-Himalayan terrain bordering Tibet. This is one of the most beautiful treks in Spiti valley which takes you through some of the highest villages in the world, most scenic views of valley surrounded with snow covered peaks. You can find here some of the oldest Buddhist monasteries of the country such as Tabo monastery, Dhankar monastery, Sherkhang monastery and Kye monastery. The trek starts from the beautiful village of Langza, famous for fossils, and takes you through Hikkim, Komic, Demul, Lahlung and ends in Komic. Trekkers will get a chance to meet Buchen Lamas in Pin Valley. They are known for their traditional Tibetan medicine system and Amchis.

Horse Riding in Solang Valley

Horse Riding is one of the most interesting and attractive activity her. This is an amazing 4 hour long horse riding activity that will take you through the picteresque environs of Solang Valley. Your ride will be of 8 kms from the Valley till Dhundi.

Paragliding in Manali

You can enjoy an amazing paragliding ride in the skies of Manali and Kulu Valley. There are experienced pilots here, who will offer you both single and tandem rides and take you on both short and long flights across the Kulu Valley. The short fly is of 15 minutes which offers you a stunning view of the beautiful hills and valleys of Kulu and Manali. The two main viewpoints or take off sites are the Solang Valley 13 kms north of Manali and the Hallan hills 22 kms south of the tour office.

Snowboarding in Solang Valley

Snowboarding is a new sport and there are trained snowboarders who will teach you the finer aspects of this adventurous sport in the mountains below the Rohtang Pass. For this, you have to follow pre-set instructions in some styles only, as there may have many big obstacles.

Adventure Trek to Patalsu Peak near Manali

The adventurous uphill trek passes through thick Himalayan jungles before reaching the summit which is at about 4473 metres above sea level. This trek begins early morning from the Solang Valley. You can enjoy the gorgeous natural beauty of the valley at its fullest.

Rock Climbing in Vashisht near Manali

There are a number of natural climbing sites concentrated blocks within short distance of each other at Manali, suitable for all kinds of climbers ranging from beginners to experts. One of such best places near Manali is at Vashisht village. Some boulders are in private Apple orchards and fields. The main rock is located close to Mathiana village, which is 15 to 20m and is suitable for rappelling.

We have listed a few of the adventures you can have while in Himachal during December. There are endless opportunities waiting for you this December. So Hurry Up!! Make a plan and visit the Land of Gods or Devbhoomi.

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