Act Reserved For ABVIMAS
The Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports,Manali
(ABVIMAS) today is the largest Adventure Sports training centre in the
country. Spread over 20 acres of forested land on the banks of the river Beas,
the Directorate can boast of having a hostel that can accommodate 260 people
at a time, a dining hall that can cater to more than 200 people at once and
an auditorium that has a seating capacity of 680 people.
It also has an up
to date library, museum and lecture halls. All this is located on this beautiful
campus. Apart from this the Directorate has various adventure training centers
all over Himachal.
The Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports (ABVIMAS) has nine sub centers
all over the State and so far more than 40,000 people have been trained.
Directorate has played a very major role in inculcating the spirit of Adventure
amongst the youth in the country and tourism promotion of Adventure Tourism
in the State.
Almost all tour operators and this Institute has initially trained
guides in the State and majority of them in Delhi. The Institute is contributing
towards the protection of Himalayan environs.
Traveling Safely and Ethically
- ABVIMAS recognizes the magnitude of our environmental and cultural impact.
It is therefore extremely important that our groups adhere the "Leave
No Trace" travel and camping techniques in passing through local and foreign
We endeavor to be role models for those around us and hope that our
travels contribute to awareness and change needed for reducing the impact
of future tourism.
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