Ministry of Home Affairs opens 137 mountain peaks for mountaineering and trekking

Addressing the demand to open more mountain peaks for mountaineering and trekking, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has announced that the Government will open 137 mountain peaks which will be located in Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand and Sikkim to foreigners who want to obtain Mountanineering Visa (MX) for climbing/ trekking these newly opened peaks. The decision has been lauded by the adventure travel industry in India.