Holiday Moods Adventures - was founded on an autumn evening of 1997 when Arshdeep and Tejbir were driving through the British era lanes in Delhi. The excitement of starting a new venture of discovering the unexplored places was so much that they decided to suggest it to the like-minded people as a holiday option. Hence the proposed name of Holiday Moods Adventures was consented immediately. Little did they know that their love for promoting adventure journeys and experience would grow to international fame and recognition.
During the amazing voyage of over 15 years, the company has been top rated by National Geographic Adventure as one of the "Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth". It also won the National Tourism Award for "The Most Innovative Adventure Activity Tour Operator" for the year 2007 - 08. The partnership & the voyage has witnessed the launch of some brilliant concepts such as:-
1) HEAT (Himalayan Environment & Adventure Trek) – a program has been recognized within the country as an amazing concept offering group departures for treks every time to a new valley in the Himalayas. Over 25,000 people have walked and explored valleys in the last 15 years. The program has seen footprints to trails in the past years:
||Trek to Sangla Valley (Kinnaur)
||Trek to Chandratal (Kullu Valley)
||Trek to Shibaling pass (Sangla, Kinnaur)
||Trek to Khauli pass (Manikaran valley)
||Trek to Roopkund trail (Chamoli, Garhwal)
||Trek to Kuari pass (Chamoli, Garhwal)
||Trek to Solang Glacier trek (Manali Valley)
||Trek to Talang Pass Trail (Chamba Valley - HP).
||Trek to Mt Bandarpunch range (Yamnotri Valley- Uttaranchal)
||Trek to Saurkundi Lake, Dist Kullu, Himachal Pradesh
||Trek to Dayara Bugyals (Gangotri Valley- Uttarakhand)
||Trek to Saru Taal (Pabbar Valley, District, Himachal Pradesh
||Trek to Chanderkhani Pass, District Kullu, Himachal Pradesh.
||Trek to Kareri Lake, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.
||Trek to Pakhwa Top, Saryu Valley, Kumaon Himalayas, Uttarakhand
||Trek to Baleni Pass, Kahuli Valley, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.
2) "Camp Wild at Aravali Valley, Dhauj, Harayana" - was born in the winters of 2004. Delhi's & NCR's largest adventure-wilderness adventure camp is situated in world's oldest eco system zone - "The Aravali Hills" at Dhauj 7 kms from Delhi called "CAMP WILD". The destination offers an amazing experience the rural tourism set in the wilderness and rock climbing & related sports. The set up includes 15 Eco Lodges & 15 deluxe safari tents with the campsite is spread over 12 acres of land. Perfect retreat for the overseas travelers to get that true feel of the rural & adventure tourism. The camp has been featured by top magazines such as "Time Out", "Explore" & showcased on TV channels such as CNN IBN, CNBC, and NDTV Metro etc.
3) RETP (REAL EDUCATION THROUGH TRAVEL PROGRAMS) - 2011 was the year when the concept of school travel programs was changed to "with a purpose". RETP was born with the objectives of revolving the travels programs around creativity, community service and adventure. Children learn best when they are happy and have choices that is directly meaningful to them. The idea that children should be responsible for their own learning is the thesis that runs through the philosophy of "Real Education through Travel Programs" (RETP). It supports the CAS and SAP curriculum of the IB & IGSCE schools.
4) "Snow Monk Chalets & Camps, near Dharamshala" - the latest feather in the cap is due for its launch in April 2013. Set in the beautiful Dhauladhar Himalayan range, the destination offer a flavor of Adventure, Buddhist & Himachali Cultures, Dalai Lama, Tea Gardens, Historic Forts & Palaces, Wellness attractions (yoga, reflexology, ayurveda), Art Museums, monasteries, astrological centers, wetlands and bird sanctuaries, 10th century A.D rock cut ancient temples and many more.
Now, their children Priyam & Birentej have also joined their interest of adventure travels. They regularly camp, trek, raft and spend all their holidays together.