Uttaranchal, the magical state in India, has in stores somethings for everyone. The land of Uttaranchal is also called Devbhoomi, due to its mythological connections. The vast Himalayan snow capped mountain range, free flowing rivers, long stretches of forests and in between them, vast plains covered with grass, and all combined together has been a favorite resort of gods. This geographical variations of Uttaranchal has attracted the adventure tourists for a long, as exploring the hidden has always been more adventurous than moving on the same trail. Government of Uttaranchal and India have also promoted Adventure tourism in Uttaranchal. Since last few years, the 'Residence of Gods' has given way to the adventure freaks. Tourists from all over the world have started coming to Uttaranchal to enjoy sports like Skiing, Trekking and Safaris.

Skiing : Skiing has been the favorite activity of the lovers of criss crossing the snow filled mountains. Skiing has always attracted people all over the world. The long extended slopes of Garhwal and Kumaon covered with seasonal snow becomes an ideal place for skiing in the winters. For the avid skier, cross-country runs of 15-20 km are now available, with the added advantage of fresh powder snow. Because of their height and expanse, Garhwal and Kumaon, like other sectors of the Himalayas, are in position to offer the thrills of exploratory long distance skiing round the year. The main sites for skiing in Uttaranchal are Auli, Dayara Bugyal, Mundali and Munsyari.

River Rafting : River rafting, also known as White water rafting, has also gained immense popularity in Uttaranchal. Since most of the rivers of North India originate in Uttaranchal and pass through the hilly terrains of Himalayas. The fast speed of running water gives a chance to the water sports lovers, to explore the natural path of rivers, crossing the jungles and rocky terrains of Himalayas. The Ganga and its tributaries such as Bhagirathi, Alakananda and Mandakini, offers one of the most popular and adventurous river rafting expeditions in the country.

Jungle Safari : Jungle Safari has been popularised since people started to really enjoy the beauty of the wildlife parks and natural forests. Uttaranchal has vast covers of forests and jungles across the state. The wildlife sanctuaries of state gives a life-time chance to see the wildlife so closely. Jim Corbett National Park, Rajaji National Park and Nandadevi Wildlife Sanctuary are the three largest sanctuaries of Uttaranchal. They can be explored on jeeps, elephant rides, trekking and bus ride.

Trekking : Trekking has been an old favorite of travelers all over the world. Crossing the vast trails of mountains, covered with dense forests, has always lured travelers. Uttaranchal also offers innumerable trekking trails to its adventure sports lovers. Trekking amidst the Himalayas is completely mind blowing. Uttaranchal Himalayas encompasses the major part of Indian Himalayas. Uttaranchal (Garhwal & Kumaon ), harbouring many snow covered peaks above 6,500 meters, is an excellent destination for trekkers.

Golf : Golf has recently become a tourist attraction in Uttaranchal. The golf course around Upat in Ranikhet, is a 9 hole golf course. It is set amidst the fruit orchards of Ranikhet and is a treat to the eyes.