Blessed with Majestic mountains, splashing rivers, challenging terrains, Glistening ocean and other natural marvels, India has become an idle center for Adventure Sports. Travel Advisor summarizes here the 10 adrenaline-packed adventure sports and most stunning destinations to try them in India.
With large range of mountains in north India that are filled with snow, the region has become one of the best places for snow sport like skiing, ice skating & snowboarding. Some of the best places where you can explore these are:
Gulmarg & Pahalgam, Kashmir–Manali, Himachal Pradesh–Munsiyari & Auli, Uttarakhand–Yumthang Valley, Sikkim
The adrenaline rush you get when jumping off a cliff and letting gravity take you down can hardly be matched and that is why this sport is so sought after. Over the period of time it has become one of the daring act that people are taking up to overcome their fear of height. In India some location where you can experience this are:
Mysore, Karnataka–Deesa, Gujarat–Pondicherry/Puducherry–Amby Valley, Maharashtra–Dhana, Madhya Pradesh
India, being surrounded by water from 3 sides, water sports have become a major attraction for most of the beach destinations. Colorful boards on open sea with huge ways, surfing is the ultimate challenge that the sea can offer. Pack your bags and reach out the below destinations to enjoy this sport.
Goa–Gokarna, Karnataka–Kovalam & Varkala, Kerala–Pradip, Orissa–Pondicherry/Puducherry
With open mountains and deep beautiful valleys, paragliding has become very popular for those who want to fly like a bird. Similar to parasailing which has been popular in beach destination, paragliding is becoming a prominent sport in India. Do reach out to below destinations for trying the same.
Bir & Manali, Himachal Pradesh–Kamshet, Maharashtra–Kunjauri, Uttarakhand–Nandi hill, Bangalore–Goa
With rushing water and dangerous curves, rivers in India provide a great opportunity to enjoy the thrills of white water river rafting. Rendezvous with this thrilling experience at below locations.
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand–Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir–Manali, Himachal Pradesh–Kolad, Maharashtra–Coorg, Karnataka
Love the delight of conquering the high peaks? Mountains in India are the best options for you! Mountaineering is becoming extremely popular amongst dare devils
Himalayas–Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir–Garhwal, Uttarakhand–Manali, Himachal Pradesh–Sikkim
Hot Air Balloon
Hot air balloon is a new concept in India and is slowly gaining popularity. There are balloon festivals that are very popular across world but in India it is very pricey. Experiencing both the thrill and serenity makes this an amazing adventure.
Lonavala, Maharashtra–Hampi, Karnataka–Delhi NCR–Jaipur Rajasthan–Agra, UP
One of the newest extreme sports in India is bungee jumping. But it’s getting popular extremely fast. This activity involves fun as well as thrill. From jumping from a bridge to heights of man-made cranes, this sport lets you experience the weightlessness. Experience this thrill at:
Jumping Heights, Mohan Chatti, Rishikesh–Ozone, Bangalore–Wanderlust, Delhi–Gravity Zone, Goa–Della Adventure, Lonavala
Zipline makes you feel like flying. With proper gears it can be enjoyed by travelers of any fitness levels. We recommend the below locations to try out this adventure.
Neemrana fort, Rajasthan–Mehrangarh fort, Rajasthan–Rishikesh, Uttarakhand–Kerwa dam, Madhya Pradesh–Kikar Lodge, Punjab
With huge oceans and sea around India, Scuba diving is an ideal sport to explore the underwater world and beauty. With guided training and certification, you can explore the corals and hidden gems along with beautiful & unknown sea life at below places
Havelok, Andaman–Bangaram, Lakshwadeep–grand island, Goa–temple reef, Pondicherry–Netrani island, Karnataka
Enjoy with TRAVEL ADVISOR!!!