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Adventure Activities In India this summer

05 Apr

Geographical regions like the mountain ranges, valleys, desert regions, tropical rain forests, fertile plains and the coastal regions, makes India one of the most attractive adventure destination. Adventure tourism is becoming hugely popular in India these days, as there is so much to do.

The Himalaya region of India is a major hub for adventure traveler in India. However, there are plenty of options for adventure travel in India’s south as well!

Mountain adventure, water sports or beach fun, you can indulge yourself in fun adventure tours in India.

If you are adventure traveler and planning to India, here is a list 10 best adventure which you can plan.

1. Paragliding

Paragliding is a mixture of hang gliding and skydiving. It is also the best way to overcome your aerophobia (fear of flying) or alto phobia (fear of height). The 4 major paragliding destinations in India are Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, and Uttaranchal.
In Himachal Pradesh – Solang, Billing, Lahul and Spiti, Kullu & Manali
In Rajasthan – Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Pushkar, Bikaner, Udaipur and Kota
In Uttaranchal – NarendraNagar, Dhanaulti, Bedni Bugyal and Nainital
In Maharashtra – Mahabaleshwar, Deolali, Singhgad, Matheran, and Panchgani

2. Para Sailing

If you have ever been to a beach resort, you must’ve seen para-sails lifting riders up to skyward and the tail tied to speed boats. The major spots for parasailing are Goa, Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Pune.

3. Hot air ballooning

There’s none other option better than hot air ballooning available for you without paying too heavily to fly high in the sky. This is a lesser expensive sport & adventure activity compared to other countries Destinations for hot air ballooning are Solang, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Delhi, Guwahati, Dehradun, Nagaur, Jaipur, Agra, Pushkar and Bangalore.

4. Mountaineering

India’s giant snow covered mountain peaks and green mountains ranges have been alluring mountaineers from all over the world for a long time now. Mountaineering is one of the famous adventure sports in the world. India offers mountaineer a sheer chance to explore the flora and fauna in the rugged terrains, dense forests, and snow tipped mountains of Himalayas. Some of the mountaineering destinations in India which are frequented by mountaineers are Sikkim, Leh-Ladakh, Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal where you enjoy the lush green dense forest with breathtaking scenery.

5. Trekking

This is certainly one of the most enjoyed adventure sports in India and is being promoted largely in Jammu & Kashmir. Besides mountaineering, trekking destinations are also spread all over the country. The famous treks in India are Zangskar valleys in Ladakh and Himalayan terrain in Gangotri, Chamoli in Uttaranchal. In India there are other famous for amazing and most adventurous treks like Kufri and Narkanda near to Shimla and Solang few miles away from Manali are the best places to opt for trekking as well as mountaineering. The apt time for trekking differs depending upon the places. Well you can ask for your trekking trip from our 24/7 online support team which is there to guide and help you.

6. White water rafting

Certainly one among the most sought after and extreme adventure sports to try out in summer. White water rafting in India is a mixture of spectacular natural scenery. Rishikesh is the favorite north Indian rafting destination in the wild Ganges river. The Indus river and Zangskar river in Jammu & Kashmir, Brahmaputra in Assam, Chandrabhaga in Himachal, and Teesta and Rangit rivers in Sikkim are other fantastic river rafting destinations in India. After your thrilling white water river rafting trail you can rest in the river side camps on pristine banks and in the evening, enjoy the night under starry sky roof.

7. Mountain Biking

Just ask the adventure lovers what they feel while riding through rugged mountains & foothills. They will tell you that it provides a special kind of fun and pleasure. The varied topography of India has great opportunities for mountain biking. No matter whether you long for a group ride or an individual tour, your senses are going to be filled with the everlasting thrill. You can also look for mountain biking tour in Kerala, Himachal, Sikkim and Garhwal(Uttaranchal).

8. Autorikshaw tour

Unlike other adventure sports Autorikshaw tour is just an activity which is full of enjoyment. Also famous by the name Tuk-Tuk, Autorikshaw is a nice and small three wheel carriage in which 3 -4 average sized people can sit and enjoy their journey. Autorikshaw tour can be taken as fun-filled and unusual way of experiencing India as well as visiting the beautiful Indian cities.

9. Safari

When you come to India for holidays and leisure, it is impossible for you to avoid the any such safari – Camel, Elephant, Double hump camel Safari. There are some famous safari and is a major tourist attractions. You can try Camel safari in Rajasthan mostly during the famous Pushkar fair, Desert festival, Bikaner festival and Marvar festival. Elephant safari can be enjoyed during the Elephant festival in Jaipur. The feeling of a royal rider on the back of a beautifully decorated elephants. In the extreme North of India the state of Jammu & Kashmir invites you to experience the nature’s unique double hump camel safari. In Ladakh you can ride on beautiful long haired double hump camels which are small in height in comparison to the average plains’ camels.

10. Aqua diving (Scuba diving)

Explore the unseen world under water in the transparent emerald and blue waters of the pearl islands of Indian subcontinent . Goa, Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar islands have tremendous opportunities and charm for the breathtaking water sports which have a large numbers of fans in the world. Go through a splendid marine life and witness the sparkling waters and amazing sea animals and flora. Play with the wild sea waves while you wind surf and fight with the frolic waters during water surfing.

 
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