Trekking experts believe that the culture of trekking has been the most-sought after among people from all over the country.
Jampa Negi, a trekking professional says, “This is getting very popular. I feel each person has their own aims and objectives for doing it. Some people want to trek professionally, some just want to explore and then there are those that just want to have fun”.
The hilly state of Himachal Pradesh is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the country due to its exotic valleys, glorious slopes and snow-capped mountains trekking and mountaineering.
A trekker, Jayant says, “On the higher reaches in the mountain, we get pure oxygen and the blood circulation also becomes really good. One more use of high altitude is that, even by not doing exercises in our daily life, but by trekking and constantly taking upward steps, our thighs and legs also get toned up.”
One of the most visited hill towns in the state, Shimla, is quite popular for its scenic beauty as well as for the variety of adventure sports, especially trekking.
Negi says that, “I personally feel that the people who are coming here to Himachal to escape the heat to enjoy the amazing temperature here, the clean air, the beautiful jungle. So for this people get attracted and fascinated and come here”.
Summers in India are a difficult time and soaring temperatures lead to people going up to the mountains to get some respite. With the hilly regions and scenic beauty in the sight, Himachal Pradesh still remains among the favorite tourist destinations in the country.