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Formation of Himalayan Tourist Circuit

For the integrated development of theme based tourist circuits in the country, the Ministry of Tourism has launched the ‘Swadesh Darshan Scheme’ in the year 2014-15. The Himalayan circuit has been identified as one of the thematic circuits for development under the scheme.

The Himalayan Circuit covers States of Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and the North-East region.

This information was given by Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Civil Aviation Dr. Mahesh Sharma in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.