Head for some thrilling adventure to 19 Degree North

Aamby Valley cityOnce, adventure travel was the exclusive domain of daring young backpackers, this on longer is applicable. This season you can head for an adventure escapade filled with endorphin-boosting and some eye-opening extreme activities at Independent India’ s first planned hill city Aamby Valley City.

19 Degree North at Aamby Valley Cityis an ideal adventure getawaywith diverse range of fun activities, the adventure park promises an exhilarating experiences to enjoy the first-of-its-kind rides for the whole family! 19 Degree North, the epitome of adventure in Maharashtra is the place for all adventure and adrenaline junkies. If you are one of those brazen person who wants to get down and dirty, who revels in the mud and fears no twist or turns; who simply holds the handles of the bike and let’s go, 19 Degree is a must visit.At 19 degrees, they have just the thing for you: ATV biking. Saddle yourself and explore the wild woodlands of Sahayadri with the park’s Forest trail ATV biking package. The wolf packs of your friends and you can explore the uncharted path, atop a Gypsy, where experienced Marshalls take you on an exhilarating ride across the picturesque landscape at India’s largest track. How about we bring to life one of your many favorite video games? Instead of shooting at the enemy on your screen you can do it in real life in a game of paint ball contest. 19 Degree is a destination for a non-stop action and if you make it alive out of this war of paint ball raged amongst your friends, then challenge them for a race of remote control cars on the tracks.

jungle safariHow about getting harnessed in the centre of a giant plastic ball and giving in to the forces of gravity? If that sounds exhilarating then you must remember the word Zorbing for that is the name given to this sport is offered at 19 degrees. If you are looking for something out of the box then you must try the zip-line at 19 Degree.  A zip-line gives you a 360 degree view of the world, so go topsy-turvy and fall head over heels without lamentations. For those of you who like Casear believe in “vidi veni vici” Rappelling a military assault technique, the thing for you. The experience at the Sahayadri Mountains would be incomplete without rock climbing on the formidable mountains, and uneven terrain. Brave the rains with the sports bikes and make your way across the challenging landscape. Take in this breathtaking scenery while you trek in the wilderness and listen to the rhythmic music of the nature. Intriguing rides like ATV bikes, Zorbing, Paintball Shooting, Rock Climbing of upto 35 feet, Rappelling, Jungle Safari, Remote Control Car Racing and many more exciting activities at 19 Degree North are full of adrenaline and exhilarating for adventure enthusiasts.

TrekkingFor adventure enthusiasts looking for a wild time, Aamby Valley City offers a unique camping experience far removed from civilization. Amidst nature you can splurge on delectable barbeque snacks and a scrumptious meal along with delightful beverages. Wilderness Picnics can be extended to an overnight stayin the lap of nature. You can also choose to trek to the location and pitch your own tents along with a make shift Kitchen, toilets and dining areas. Fancy being a chef! Try cooking for yourself or get our chefs to make you a lavish spread in midst of nature.

You can also enjoy a grand bonfire and an entertainment night under the open starlit sky. When the night grows on you keep a vigil on your young and old folks. There’s a wide choice of survival activities during the day. For the not so adventurous, it could be just a night out with friends and family in the lap of nature, with dinner and drinks thrown in.

ATV ride at 19 Degree NorthA special treat in the monsoons is the Jungle safari tailored to help clients enjoy the gifts of the rainy season and plug in your ears the smooth flowing sound of music on waters. Explore the uncharted path, atop a Gypsy, where experienced Marshalls take you on an exhilarating ride across the picturesque Sahayadri Mountains. Speeding over winding paths, wading through flowing streams, feeling the wind in your hair and rain on your face, this is an experience that literally leaves no bone unturned. This joyride is just the beginning of a unique adventure that takes you to a point where cascading waterfalls invite you to scale its lofty heights.

So throw caution to the winds, leave all your fears, shed all your inhibitions and live like there is no tomorrow. At Aamby Valley City you don’t toe the edge of the cliff you jump off it without a second thought and spread your wings. This summer, Aamby Valley City is the apt place for the family armed with enthusiasm for adventure; extreme adventure activities are sure to satisfy your appetite for thrill.


Winter countdown at St. Moritz has begun

Engadin St. Moritz
Engadin St. Moritz

Switzerland’s largest winter sports region: The Mountains. The Horizons. The Light! Engadin St. Moritz is delightful as both landscape and legend. Thanks to the combination of glamour and nature this destination is a unique starting point. With four major peaks and 350 kilometres of pistes with guaranteed snow, 150 kilometres of hiking trails and 200 kilometres of cross-country trails, Engadin St Moritz is recognised as one of the biggest and most beautiful areas for winter sport in Switzerland. The wide array of sports and leisure activities on offer, the specialities of its regional cuisine, the wealth of cultural activities, and the multitude of events inspire and enthral its guests. The region owes much of its appeal to St. Moritz, the world’s most scintillating alpine destination, on the one hand and the Engadin, the inspirational valley high up in the Alps, on the other. But the star attraction in Engadin St. Moritz is and remains nature itself. Benefiting from all the space it. Bernina Express the scenic train owned by Rhaetian Railway operates 2 lines towards Engadin St. Moritz – The Albula line connecting Chur to St. Moritz  and the Bernina Line connecting  St Moritz to Tirano.

A thrilling opening to the alpine & cross-country skiing season awaits all tourists at the Engadin St. Moritz resort in winter 2013/1014 with star attractions, the world’s first yoga slope, the steepest piste in Graubünden, a musical theatre premiere in the spring snow sunshine, 3 anniversaries, & many more innovations. The winter season begins on 19 Oct 2013 – earlier than anywhere else in the Canton of Graubünden in Switzerland. The winter season gets underway in Engadin St. Moritz in just a few weeks’ time, making it the first destination in Graubünden to open for winter. The contrast between the glittering resort of St. Moritz and the inspiring Engadin region promises unforgettable winter enjoyment.

ENGADIN St. Moritz: Panorama Muottas Muragl in der AbenddaemmerungSporting and cultural highlights on and by the lake

The stellar events held on and alongside the frozen lake of St. Moritz in January and February are an important part of the winter event schedule in St. Moritz. Whether it’s the St. Moritz Polo World Cup on Snow, the spectacular Bob and Skeleton World Cup Race, the Gourmet Festival or the White Turf Horse Race, the events on offer in Engadin St. Moritz are as varied as they are numerous.

Musical theatre in the spring snow sunshine

The plateau at Surlej in Silvaplana will be the stage for the musical theatre production of Kaiser im Schnee from 14 March to 5 April 2014. Director Giovanni Netzer has adapted the story of Charlemagne for dancers, actors and musicians in honour of the 1200th anniversary of the death of Charles the Great. This musical theatre experience nestled in majestic mountain scenery with a view of the Engadin lakes promises to be an utterly unique experience.

ENGADIN St. Moritz: Schneeschuhwanderung auf Muottas MuraglSnow Travel Mart Switzerland

From 12 to 15 March 2014 around 400 participants from 40 different countries will be taking part in the Snow Travel Mart Switzerland trade fair in St. Moritz. The Travel Mart is being held in the Alps, in St. Moritz, for the first time in the run-up to the 150th anniversary of winter tourism, which we will be celebrating in the winter of 2014/15.

Alpine and cross-country skiing event to kick off the season

From 29 Nov to 1 Dec 2013 the season gets underway in St Moritz with big celebrations on the Corviglia. While ski tests are carried out on the slopes during the day, in the evening the piste relocates to St. Moritz’s pedestrian zone, with celebrities, guests and locals all set to compete against one another in the parallel slalom. DJ Antoine, of international renown, will provide the music entertainment. Also from 29 November to 1 December 2013 the Nordic Opening, the season’s inaugural event for cross- country skiers, is being held in Pontresina. An opportunity to test the latest models of cross-country skis with experienced cross-country ski instructors against a uniquely stunning backdrop.

ENGADIN St. Moritz: Panorama Muottas Muragl mit der Standseilbahn“Hotel Ski Pass included” now in its second winter

The Engadin St. Moritz region is offering guests its “Hotel Ski Pass Included” offer for the second winter in a row. Many guests believe that Switzerland is too expensive, so to counteract this preconception the region’s hoteliers have come up with the perfect antidote. Thanks to the hoteliers’ commitment, guests staying more than one night at any of the participating hotels qualify for the Ski Pass at a special rate of CHF 25.- per person per day for the duration of their stay. This offer is valid for the entire winter season from 19 October 2013 to 25 May 2014. Over 100 hotels in all categories have signed up to this special scheme which once again highlights the Engadin St Moritz holiday region as a pioneering innovator.