Adventure tourism development around 3 high-altitude UK airstrips


“Concept Plan: Master Plan for Development of Area Around Airstrips at Naini Saini, Pithoragarh District, Chinyalisaur, Uttarkashi District, Gaucher, Chamoli District.” Uttaranchal Tourism.

The Master Plan focuses on various possibilities for developing tourism within the vicinity of three high-altitude airstrips in Uttarakhand (UK) and related advantages and disadvantages. The document highlights the objectives and limitations of the Airport Infrastructure and State Tourism policies with reference to the plan.

As per the document, number of tourists to Pithoragarh recorded an increase of 40% between 1992 and 2001. The plan proposes to set up adventure activity clubs for camping, hiking, paragliding, rappelling and white water rafting, and develop cycling routes around Naini Saini airstrip. Hiking and walking trails, camping venues and water sports will be developed around Chinyalisaur airstrip. Tourist influx to Chamoli district grew by 300% during 1991-2000. Get more information about the tourism proposals,


  1. I want to go pithoragarh. Please advise me to total route chart from nainital, mossiri,pithoragarh, chokhani etc.

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