Activities in India
Popular Destinations in India
In area, India is the seventh largest nation of the world. In population, India stands second only to China, with more than 1.2 billion people. Politically, India is known as the largest i e, the most populous democracy of the world. Its landmass protruding deep into the belly of the Indian Ocean just a little over the equator to the Himalayan borders of Arunachal, Sikkim, Himachal, Jharkhand and Jammu-Ksahmir; India is indeed a land of bewildering geographical, cultural, ecological, and climatic diversity befitting its vast size. Hence the official slogan “incredible India” truly reflects the multifarious wonders of the nation.
India is the center of one of the world’s ancient Indus Valley civilization. While it is the spiritual hub of the Hinduism, the two other religions, Jainism and Sikhism also originated here. The fabulous Hindu spiritual and religious heritage – both tangible and intangible – in Uttar and Madhya Pradesh makes palpable the unseen divine. Existing side by side with this deep Hindu spiritual aura is the religious tradition grown around the apostle of world piece and nonviolence, Gautama the Buddha, who was born in the southern plains of modern Nepal, but spent most of his enlightened life in India. In fact, there are a lot of things about each individual state of the Republic of India for a visitor to see, to entertain and explore, with almost each of them containing unique cultural traditions, cultural and religious heritages as well as ecological diversity. In terms of ethnicity and race and the resulting ethnic customs and linguistic diversity among its more than a billion people, India compares to no other nation of the planet. That is why; some people say that traveling through India is traveling more than half of the globe!
In terms of geographical and geological diversity, India has mountainous states, fertile plains, deserts, coasts, rivers and islands. Its ecology ranges from the tropical forests and the biodiversity therein to the temperate and treeless tundra zone of the Himalayas, and the biosphere therein. So India is a land for visitors of all imaginable hobbies, pastimes, interests, and enthusiasms — the only condition being the ability to choose the kind of location and package that fits your desire and your idea of an ideal vacation. Outdoor Himalayan Treks does just that in collaboration with some trustworthy travel and tour operators of this limitless nation.