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Top 5 Reasons to Visit the Himalayas at least once An adventure of a lifetime!

The majestic Himalayan mountain range has to be visited at least once in your lifetime. This range is home to some of the tallest mountains in the world including Mt Everest. Here are a few reasons why the Himala-yas need to be on your bucket list!

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Spectacular sceneries

If you are ever in need of landscapes that will take your breath away, all you will have to do is book your ticket to witness the incredible Himalayas. This is known to offer sceneries that our best on the planet. The dramatic mountain range and its snow-clad peaks are bathed in fascinating colours doing sunrises and sun-sets. Words cannot quite describe how truly beautiful they are. There are different places from which you can view these dynamic views. Therefore, to have the best possible experience it will be good to look into some Himalaya tour packages, the likes of Mackinnons Travels, who will be well versed with the place and can take you to different viewpoints

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For the Hikers

This is one of the premier destinations for hiking in the world today. There are amazing opportunities to go on a hiking tour in these unspoiled beautiful ranges. Although a lot of people train to climb this mountain range you must know that there are trails for beginners too. Therefore, whatever your fitness level, you can choose an appropriate trail for you. No need to be feeling intimidated by a climb of this measure.

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A Spiritual Centre

People often head to the Himalayas for a spiritual experience. There are sacred temples, ashrams, pilgrim-age places and so much more that are located in the foothills of this mountain range. Lord Shiva, the Hindu God, is believed to have lived in the Mount Kailash. This is now the present-day Tibet. Therefore, you can head over to the Himalayas for a spiritual experience too. And guess what? Rishikesh is located here and it's known as the capital for yoga in the world.

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Snow Leopards

Walter Mitty did not stay out here for days in the Himalayas to get an image of the snow leopard if it wasn't worth it right? These animals are known to be the most elusive ones in the world today. The creatures are so beautiful that witnessing them in their habitat is on the top of the bucket lists of animal enthusiasts. Having said that, it is quite difficult to spot them as they are usually camouflaged due to their colour. When in the Himalayas, you will have an opportunity to learn about these incredible animals where there are only about 4000 of them left in the world today.

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Natural resources

Most of the Himalayas are remote, rugged and inaccessible. And thus, this mountain range has become a pristine and untouched environment that is becoming increasingly popular among nature lovers as well as scientists. Photographers, animal lovers, hikers, birdwatchers and all sorts of people come here for the Himalayan adventure. The Great Himalayan National Park is another place that you can visit which is a healthy source of diverse biodiversity.

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