Adventure Tourism in India

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Adventure is one of the forms of tourism. It comes under typology of tourism. It means exposure to risk & asses the ability of a person to face the threats & challenges posed by nature. It involves …

Adventure is one of the forms of tourism. It comes under typology of tourism. It means exposure to risk & asses the ability of a person to face the threats & challenges posed by nature. It involves minimum inescapable dependence on backup by way of manpower, equipment, & finance.

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  • 1. Adventure tourism in India wilsontom.blogspot.com
  • 2. Adventure tourism in India
  • 3. INTRODUCTION• It’s one of the forms of tourism.• It comes under typology of tourism.• It means exposure to risk & asses the ability of a person to face the threats & challenges posed by nature.• It provides the opportunity for the beginners as well as experts.• Adventure sports had been a part of our ancient culture.• It involves minimum inescapable dependence on backup by way of manpower, equipment, & finance.
  • 4. STATUS IN INDIA• India is a destination for the fitness freaks & nature lovers all rolled into one, the choice of sporting holidays abounds here.• India is full of dancing rivers, virgin beaches, serene and deep seas, the beautiful proud mountains, flora & fauna & wildlife.• Snow and ice covered region offers & invites you for trekking, mountaineering , ice skating, hang gliding etc.• The choice is unlimited.
  • 5. Types of adventure tourismActivities in sea or river:• Scuba diving• Snorkeling• River rafting• Kayaking ,Canoeing ,Water scootering &
  • 6. Types of adventure tourismActivities on land: Trekking Mountaineeri ng Climbing
  • 7. Types of adventure tourismActivities on land: Skiing Bungee jumping Bird watching• Desert safaris-camel safaris, horse safaris
  • 8. Types of adventure tourismActivities in air : Ballooning Heli skiing Para gliding
  • 9. Types of adventure tourismActivities in air : • Hang gliding • Wind surfing
  • 10. ITINERARY
  • 11. Bottlenecks in adventure tourism• Lack of basic infrastructure facilities for trekking, mountaineering & winter sports.• Lack of tented accommodation facilities for adventure camp sites.• Lack of entrepreneurship and skill among the indigenous population.• Absence of marketing infrastructure.• Lack of inflow of investible funds from outside the state.
  • 12. Bottlenecks in adventure tourism• Less attention is paid for the promotion of winter sports.• No financial assistance for procuring equipment for aero space, Para gliding & hang gliding.• Lack of institutional and governmental support.• There is no standardization and certification of safety norms for certain adventure sports such as bungee jumping.
  • 13. How to promote adventure tourism in India ?• To promote adventure tourism through winter sports more winter sports projects should be initiated.• Camping sites may be developed and trekker’s huts may be put up at high altitudes specially in the hilly regions.• Mountain hiking should be promoted in the remote valleys of Ladakh, Kullu, Sikkim & Kumaon Himalayas.• Cruise boats, launches etc should be provided at wildlife centers with water frontage to view wildlife from close quarters.
  • 14. How to promote adventure tourism in India ?• There should be more co-ordination b/w public and private sector for procuring the equipment for adventure sports.• Institutional help is also needed to promote recreational factor among youth.• More of travel packages are required to be generated at low cost by the travel agents and tour operators to promote adventure tourism.
  • 15. GO FOR ADVENTURE ACTIVITIESATLEAST ONCE AND YOU WILL FIND“AN ETERNAL EXPRESSION OF LOVE”…………..SO GO & ENJOY AGAIN wilsontom.blogspot.com