Opening of adventure tourism office in Almora (14th December 2015): Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam (KMVN) opened its booking centre for adventure tourism on Friday (11th Dec 2015) in Almora, in order to promote the adventure tourism activities in the region. This is one of the first kind of such efforts which is entirely dedicated to the adventure activities. The adventure activities will include paragliding, river rafting, rock, climbing and trekking.
Almora is also one of the major tourist attractions of Uttarakhand and also an entry point for the entire region for the Kumaon region which has a great scope for adventure. This place is also the central place for all adventure activities. KMVN is also planning to open such centres in all other districts of Kumaon from next year. The centre will also provide training in adventure training to the youngsters free of cost.
As per the data, KMVN provides adventure tourism in Pindari glacier, Kali river, Adi Kailash, Shitlakhet, Kafni glacier, Panchachauli, Ramganga river and Binsar sanctuary among others. The KMVN receives around 700 bookings every year in that region for adventure tourism package tours.
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