Abode of Snow is the word for Himalayas. The Himalayas have long been associated with great adventurers and mountaineers. This is a destination like no other; remote, majestic and romantic. Himalayan Foothills are full of natural beauty, snow clad mountains, mysterious lands shrouded in myth.
Some of the most popular tourist destinations are:
Jammu and Kashmir - This state is also known as "the Alps of India". Nestled in the majestic Himalayas it is a paradise for nature lovers. It consists of three separate regions: Hindu Jammu, Buddhist Ladakh and Muslim Kashmir.
Himachal Pradesh - The state Himachal Pradesh is popular for its snow clad mountain peaks, streams, serene blue valleys, and hill stations. Shimla, the capital of the state is a wonderful hill station which offers breathtaking scenery and tremendous option for adventure sports.
Uttaranchal - The state consists of eight hill districts which are divided broadly into two divisions, the Gharwal and Kumaon. It is a perfect place for adventure sports like mountaineering, trekking, skiing, skating etc.
North East India-It comprises of seven states that includes Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and Manipur. All these states offer numerous tourist places and are mainly popular for different adventure activities and rich variety of flora and fauna.
West Bengal - West Bengal lies in Eastern India and is one of the most diverse states of the country: from the ocean to the Himalayas, from built heritage to natural forests and mangroves – in West Bengal a world of discovery awaits.