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Travel Diaries of the North India: The Family Gateway

A family holiday is a fulfilling trip in itself – one of the most awaited experiences of the year when one takes a break from the mad rush of life & discovers the world with the closest of our family & friends and indulges in some happy travel making memories for a lifetime! While travel knows no age, family adventures & getaways are the perfect occasion to bond with your folks & indulge in some carefree fun while you can get to experience the beauty of the north India of our own land like never before!

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GTDC Plans Bicycle Tours, Heli Tourism

After introducing white-water rafting, hot air ballooning, trekking expeditions and with the launch of sea plane service on the way, Goa tourism development corporation (GTDC) plans to start bicycle tours, game fishing and heli tourism inorder to ‘erase the image of Goa as a beach destination’.

bicycle tours Goa
The GTDC has floated a request for proposal (RFP) for the introduction of new tourism services. The tender notice issued by GTDC, on Tuesday, states that it wants to have new tourism services launched to provide new tourist attractions.

Goa bicycle tours

GTDC chairman Nilesh Cabral said bicycle enthusiasts in Goa will be roped in and routes will be identified to showcase the hinterland of Goa. He also said a fresh attempt is being make to start heli tourism.


Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Interesting and Offbeat Adventure Activities for Operators to Consider

Offbeat Adventure Activities

There’s so much more to adventure in India than trekking and rafting. If as a company you want to attract more business, why not investigate these fantastic activities? Not only will you possibly be pioneering the start of something totally new in your area but these activities.


1) Zorbing

Zorbing involves being safely harnessed into a giant see through ball, then rolling downhill. It’s particularly popular in the Solang Valley near Manali.


2) Gorge Swings

Rishikesh has long been an adventure hub, and now with the gorge swing there’s even more to lure thrill seekers. As with all adventure sports, safety is the primary concern so ensure that you’re using reliable and well reviewed outfitters.


3) Flying Fox/Ziplines

This adventure is fast gaining popularity, and is a fabulous way for guests to experience India. Locations such as mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, the valleys of Kerala, Neemrana Fort outside Delhi, across the forests of Kikar, or flying above the Ganga at Rishikesh.


4) Sand Boarding on Dunes

Rajasthan is famous for exotic hotels and camel safaris, but did you know you can try sand boarding on the dunes? It’s fun, safe and a great addition to any desert itinerary. Not too many companies offer this fun sport as off now…add it to your itinerary and set yourself apart.


5) Ice Climbing

Ice climbing is a major winter attraction in Uttarakhand and Himachal. It’s a fantastic prelude to mountain climbing, and offers a perfect winter escape for guests who want something different in the Himalaya.


6) Hot Air Ballooning

Hot air ballooning is a fantastic way for guests to experience India from a different point of view, whether it’s above forts and palaces in Rajasthan, over the hill station of Lonavala, or even above Delhi!

Hot Air Ballooning

Think you might add some of these to your list of activities?

Source: www.atoai.org