Adventure Tourism and Licensing in India

March 15, 2018 at 7:35 am
Trekking in the Mountains

A recent tragedy during a trekking event in Tamil Nadu resulted in the loss of many lives. We extend our sincere condolences and plenty of sympathy to the families of the deceased. We also pray for the speedy recovery of the injured. This event has generated numerous questions about the [...]

How to train for a high altitude trek?

February 2, 2018 at 9:11 am

Trekking is an exciting activity and most people can partake in it without too much difficulty. But high altitude trekking is a completely different ball game. At high altitudes, especially above 15,000ft, oxygen levels are lower and the air is thinner. This makes breathing more difficult and puts a lot [...]

7 reasons an adventure vacation is just what you need

October 3, 2017 at 3:31 pm

With Facebook and Instagram full of fancy photos of your best buddy partying with his family in a luxurious resort at an equally exotic location, it is completely natural for you to be inclined to choose a similar holiday destination. But, take a moment and think about it, is it [...]

Testimonials – Treks and Expeditions

July 4, 2014 at 1:55 pm

Deepa Ravi For city sloths like us, the escapade with NALS was a completely rejuvenating experience. We went in the peak of winter and are most grateful that they even agreed to organize special tours for just our family of three. We did river crossing, did two mini treks and [...]

Testimonial – Corporates

June 27, 2014 at 9:30 am

SALTLABS, Murali Aiyer – Social Entrepreneur We would like to place on record our heartfelt gratitude for the way in which you and your team facilitated the 2 day outbound experience for our client Thoughtworks. Your facilitation was top notch and delighted us in terms of the depth of perspectives and [...]

Try Wall Climbing to Tone Your Body

June 7, 2014 at 4:17 am

Try wall climbing, the latest way to be fit. It doesn’t just give you taut muscles but strengthens your bones, preventing possible knee problems. Climbing as a form of exercise is increasingly becoming popular among women. Losing weight and keeping fit aside, climbing helps women strengthen knee bones and tone [...]

How to Help a Friend Quit Doing Drugs

January 29, 2014 at 6:33 am

If you are trying to help a friend stop taking harmful or illegal drugs, then you have taken the first step; being a true friend! However, that is probably the easiest part of the process. The rest may prove to be more difficult than you could imagine, possibly even causing [...]

Lack of Sleep Reduces Impulse Control Necessary to Turn Down Junk Food

November 18, 2013 at 8:40 am

It sounds like a crazy idea. Get more sleep, gain less weight (and maybe even lose some). New research indicates why that may be: when you don’t get enough sleep, you start to suck at controlling your impulses. The study from UC Berkeley found that after a poor night’s sleep, [...]

A Brief History on K2

November 18, 2013 at 4:44 am

K2 (8611 METERS/ 28,251 FEET): The mountain is so remote, lying more than 65 miles of rugged mountain terrain from the nearest village, that it had no name. Instead it was given a surveyor’s designation (K for Karakorum Mountains), and a number, based on an initial guess that it was [...]

Benefits of Adventure Camping for Special Children

October 25, 2013 at 11:30 am

A group of special children (Autism spectrum disorder) participated in a 2 day adventure camp at NALS Coonoor campus. The activities included high rope courses, rock climbing, rappelling, flying fox and trekking. During the program, the children were under the observation of Dr. Karthik Rajaram, Occupational Therapist ( . At [...]