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Special Interest Tours

If you want to have a particularly special experience in India, go for at least one of the specific interest tourism options, such as trekking in the Himalayan region, a camel safari in Rajasthan, trout fishing in the still lakes of Himalayan valleys, house boat holidays in Kerala or Kashmir, White water rafting on Ganges and other rivers and so on. Here is a brief description of the possibilities.

Golf Tours

Golf Tour India

India bags the honor of being the first country out side Britain to adopt the game of Golf. Playing golf in India is an interesting experience due to the diversity of its golf courses. The ambience of each golf course, spread wide through the mountains, plains, deserts and also at the beach resorts; is quite unique; characterized by its cultureand history. These distinguishing golf courses have made India an ideal destination for Golf and hence originated the concept of Golf Tour in India as one of the theme travel in India.

If you have not played Golf in India, you have been missing out on awonderful adventure as well as a sport. India Profile team has included no wadays the Golf tours in India, high in demand especially amongst the foreign tourists. Indian Golf Courses have been well maintained to compete with some of the leading Golf Courses in Asia and the world interms of Quality and Facilities, Varying environments, Club Houses, Changing facilities, Caddies, Pro-Shops and Post Tournament Function Rooms. You can experience this reality by joining the Golf Tours Golf Resort Indiain India.

In India, the Golf tours as a theme travel in India cover many place slike Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Ooty, Chennai, Kolkata, Pune, Hyderabad, Gulmarg and Srinagar. The Golf Courses in Delhi and Jaipur are must visits and widely applauded by thegolf lovers from all over the world.

Some of the oldest golf clubs in the world outside England and also the highest golf course located at Gulmarg in Kashmir make India irresistible for the golf lovers. The Golf tours in India are convenient for the tourists as most of the golf courses are well connected with the main stream through road, rail and air network. The Indian Golf Union is also affiliated to the World Amateur Golf Council.

Planning a Golf tour in India is one of the best ways to experience the sporting spirit in India closely. A large number of international standard courses are also designed by Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus; offered at the golf courses providing the golfers with adequate challenge.

Have you ever wished to play your favorite sport in your preferred city? If Golf, is what you are passionate about and you happen to be an avid traveler then the 21 day Golf Holidays package of India being offered by us is something you cannot refuse to go ahead with. Theperfect break from the stressful routine religiously followed otherwise.

India happened to be the second country in the world to play Golf, preceding the United Kingdom. The British gifted India both Cricket and Golf. The sport of Golf grew amidst the lush green farms, the soothing landscape and the fervor for the game make many a men move.

On a Glance Most of the Golf courses that have been developed in India are surrounded by natural beauty; the only thin gvisible till the sight may reach is the green grass. The accompanying caddies, competition, the charm of the game and the challenge to be win for one self make the trip a memorable one. Most of these golf clubs of India have the panache of the past. The caddies and the golf kit can be easily hired. The transportation and the food are an integral part of the itinerary.

What better if the game is intert wined with sightseeing! The flavor of India cannot be experienced in a better manner. The current capital of the India be sides boosting of the Delhi Golf Club, the host of the very first golf tournament at the Asian Games held in 1982 has several spots worth visiting and shopping in the old Delhi and the new Delhi area. The sight seeing has not been made mandatory for the golfing tourists at any of the stops. Peter Thompson revamped the Delhi Golf Club, on the Dr. zakir Hussain Marg, from where the golfing journey starts in 1977.Though the club existed since 1931 and comprised of verdant flora and deep bunkers. Today it is the busiest course for golfers amidsthistorical monuments like the Lal Bangla, made out of red sand stone.

The Chandigarh Golf Club, located in Sector 6 of the city is a pleasure to be at. The sprawling 132 acres of land all surrounded with thick mango, jamun, eucalyptus and kikar orchards are refreshing for the body and soul both.

The Shimla Golf Club, located at a distance of 23 kilometers from the British summer capital, at Naldhera is covered with soft grass.

The Calcutta Golf Club at the Golf club road was established way backin 1829 in the city of joy Calcutta. The title of 'Royal' was best owedon it when the Royal couple of King George V and Queen Mary visited Calcutta in 1911. The course comprises of variety of vegetation and water tanks.

The Gymkhana Club Golf Course in Gindy, Chennai (Madras) was brought into being in 1886. The green are well kept and the other challenge be sides that of the game id of the race horses who may bump into while on their work outs. This risk owes to the fact that the golf course lies inside the Gindy racecourse.

The Gymkhana Club in Ootacamund (Ooty) is located at a whooping heightof 7,600 feet. This picturesque course was designed by Ross Thompson is amidst the beautiful Eucalyptus, Oak and Fir grooves.

The Golf Club in Bangalore, established in 1876, is a great golfing venue with the well-maintained greens.

Peter Thompson revamped the Presidency Golf Club, Mumbai in the Filmcapital of India like the Delhi Golf Club. It boosts of the lavishgreens and an elephant pit.

So much fun, is such a small span of time! As a guest player in any ofthe clubs you will get to tee-off soon, so what are you waiting for come on get going. Just catch up with the Golf fever that has caught the entire country in a big way. Add that extra touch of versatility in you by playing the different surfaces in the various golf clubs developed inseveral cities of India. The turfs, the mounds, the climate, the yards of green all make golf better than ever before.

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White Water Rafting

Himalaya Trekking

The Himalayan region, including the Garhwal Himalayas, Kumaon Hills, the Kullu Valley, Kangra Valley, Lahaul & Spiti, Zanskar and Ladakh, or the Eastern Himalayas are ideal for trekking. You could combine trekking with other activities such as mountain-biking, river raftingand angling - or just do any of these activities separately. Treks canbe light through alpine meadows, or tough over high passes and difficult conditions. Various operators have set-up permanent camps with Swisstens in these areas and the itineraries are operated extremely professionally. The best time for such activities is May to October.

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Skiing & Heli-Skiing Tours

Heli Skiing

Mid-December to March, skiing is possible on the snow-slopes of Garhwalin Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Kashmir. Auli in Garhwal has become an important skiing centre, Gulmarg in Kashmir has opened upagain while Mandi, Solang and Narkanda in Himachal offer several natural slopes as well. Heli-skiing is operational in Solang valley andequipment of international standards is available.

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Jeep Safari Tours

Jeep Safaris

There are various regions in India whose beauty compels one to take ajeep-safari in case you don't want to get into any other adventurousmould. Trans-Himalayan jeep-safaris, particularly the Manali-Leh stretch (July-mid October) are particularly popular. Rajasthan is another favoured destination, with forts and palaces as the theme (October-April).

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Horse Safari Tours

Horse Safaris Tours

This is the way to experience the battle-fraught history of Rajsthan. If you are a keen rider, you'd love the trails where the Rajput armies moved, dotted with cenotaphs, rural villages, lakes, wild life sancturaies and impressive castles. Stay is usually in heritage hotelsor pitched tents. Horse safaris are also operated on certain trails in Himachal Pradesh. (October-March).

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Camel Safari Tours

Camel Safaris Tours

These safaris are usually operated in the desert region of Rajasthan around Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner. You re-live the fantasy of a 16th century caravan on the move on trading routes. A lonely desert, colourful people and welcoming villages are the highlights.

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Wildlife Safari Tours

Wildlife Safaris Tours

There are 10 wildlife sancuraies in India spread across the country and each offers its own special kind of flora and fauna. Corbett in the north was made famous by the British hunter Wildlife SafarisJim Corbett. The, there is Dudhwa National Park, bordering Nepal, known for its rhinos and elephants; Sariska National Park and Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary are abird-watcher's paradise with several migratory birds converging here; Ranthambore in Rajasthan is where you spot a tiger; Kanha and Bandhavgarh in central India are famous for the tiger; Gir Lionsanctuary in Guajrat is where the Asiatic lion is gound; Bandipur, Nagarhole and Mudumalai in the south are known for their elephants; Periyar is a tiger and bird preserve; Kaziranga in Assam is where you find the one-horned rhino. Take you pick!

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Angling

Angling in India

You can fish the trout and the masheer in the ice-fed clear mountian streams and high-alttitude lakes of the Himalayan region. You get both brown and rainbrow trout. Masheer, found only in India, is known as the toughest fresh water fish in the world. Fly-fishing is also possible.Trout fishing is also possible in India. The best season is from February to June and September to mid-November. Deep sea fishing is possible off the Malabar coast and in Lakshadweep islands.

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Scuba Diving & Snorkeling

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling

The Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshdweep islands offer excellent opportunities for snorkelling and scuba diving. Local reefs and atremendous variety of brilliantly coloured fish can be seen underwater. Equipment and diving instructors are easily available.

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Aero Sports

Hot Air Ballooning India

Ballooning has caught on of late. Hot-air ballooning over the Tajmahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Delhi, Himachal and Rajputana desert areoffered by Wanderlust Travels. Para-jumping and free-fall parachuting is an added attraction. The company has also introduced bungee-jumping in Delhi. The sport can also be indulged in some other metro cities. The lower reaches of Himalayas are also highly rated for hang-gliding and parasailing because of the good thermal soaring effect. Kangra holds anannual handgliding championship, inviting the best in the world. Equipment can be easily hired.

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Mountaineering

Mountaineering

This is the ultimate in adventure. The Himalayas offer varying degrees of difficulties with altitudes ranging from 17,000 ft to 25,000 ft. There are operators who specialise in mountaineering expeditions, as itrequires meticulous planning, technical expertise, specialised equipment etc.

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