Indian Mountaineers Will Now Be Able to Scale Uttarakhand Peaks for Free



Uttarakhand, the adventure lover’s paradise, has just unveiled an exciting opportunity for Indian mountaineers. In a bold and empowering move, the Uttarakhand Tourism Department has decided to waive the climbing fees for Indians, allowing them to conquer the majestic mountain peaks of the region without any cost. 

Now, you can embark on your dream mountaineering expedition without worrying about your budget. Let your spirit of adventure soar high as you take on iconic peaks like Nanda Devi, Panchachuli III, Trishul III, Mukut Parbat, and many more.

The announcement comes as part of a strategic plan to boost adventure tourism in Uttarakhand. While foreign nationals will continue to pay the existing fees for climbing expeditions, Indian mountaineers can now rejoice in the privilege of scaling these awe-inspiring summits completely free of charge. No more worries about shelling out INR 3000, INR 4000, or INR 6000 to ascend peaks up to 6,500 meters, 6,500-7000 meters, and above 7001 meters, respectively. The mountains are now open to all Indian adventurers, with fees being eliminated.

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Uttarakhand has long been revered as a haven for adventure tourism, offering an array of thrilling activities like white-water rafting, kayaking, trekking, and paragliding. With the new initiative of no trekking fees for Indians in Uttarakhand, the state is beckoning adrenaline enthusiasts from every corner of the country. The state tourism department envisions an influx of adventure travelers, eager to explore the untouched beauty of Uttarakhand peaks.

If you are not an Indian national, you can still have a budget trip by booking Indian Eagle flights. This way you can find the best deals when traveling from USA to India and have an affordable and memorable trip.

Trekking in Uttarakhand with Responsibility

While the climbing fees are no longer a barrier, it is essential to understand that certain responsibilities remain unchanged. Aspiring climbers must still adhere to important obligations, including submitting applications and obtaining prior permissions from the state tourism department. Climbers have to adhere to the guidelines provided by the relevant authorities to assure their security and the protection of the natural surroundings.

Get ready for the experience of a lifetime as you set out to tackle the beautiful peaks of Uttarakhand. Whether you’re a seasoned mountaineer or a first-time explorer, this newfound chance invites you to challenge your limits and discover the beauty of the state. Visit and experience the thrill, wonder, and peace at the mountains.

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