The daily commute and mundane urban work life is too boring to bear for long and asks for a regular dose of adventure during getaways to new places. India is a blessed land when it comes to trying different adventure activities to quench your adrenaline rush.
The landmass spread way above from the Himalayas in the north to the beautiful seven sisters to the northeast is stretched over to the Land of God, Kerala, to the group of Islands in the Indian Ocean, and the famous Thar Desert in Rajasthan in the West. All these places have their own special adventure offerings to try when you make your trip with your friends.
North East India
North East has the perfect blend of nature in its purest form and some amazing places where you can enjoy activities such as trekking, paragliding, skydiving and more. You can book a Northeast tour package and indulge in activities like trekking to Gorichen peak, the highest peak while enjoying breathtaking views of beautiful valleys, or visit the living root bridge in Umunoi and surrounding peaks. You can enjoy fishing in Dawki, Meghalaya. If you are visiting in winters, you can visit the famous hornbill festival held every December in Kisama, 12 km from Kohima.
North East really is a box full of surprises.
One cannot think of adventure and cast out Goa when it comes to adventure places in India. The coastal town has some pristine beaches with perfect sunsets which will make your selfie a memory to remember. The traveler’s haven has everything from floating casinos, to never-ending parties, to water sports and the local flavor to woo youth to keep coming back for more. Goa is famous for its water sports and you can try your hand in a couple of them. You can go underwater and explore the marine life, and try parasailing to see how it looks from up above. You can also try water skiing, where you’ll be tied in the back of a speedboat, streaming through the water. After spending some time in the water, you can hire an ATV and go for a trip through the beautiful jungles of Goa.
The archipelago in the Bay of Bengal is famous for its exotic white sand beaches and tropical rainforest. The islands are rich in flora and fauna and a top choice for water sports enthusiasts. Newlyweds also opt to plan honeymoon trip to Andaman because of several adventure activities that can be done together. You can take a banana ride on the beach or go for a snorkeling expedition to see the beautiful coral reefs of Havelock Island with your partner.
The fun doesn’t stop here, you can always try parasailing or skydiving, if you are feeling like getting out of the water for a while. If all that doesn’t make you want to go, a chance to swim with Rajan, a 60 something friendly elephant surely will.
To explore Leh Ladakh one should a physical as well as mental strength to face the life-threatening adversities. The journey to the land of high passes itself is tiring and tests your patience. The panoramic views of places such as Nubra Valley, Pangong Tso makes up for all the efforts. The trans-Himalayan region has amazing trails to scale, beautiful lakes to gaze upon and some very deep valleys for the thrill of sightseeing. You can enjoy river rafting in Indus and Zanskar river, go onto explore the Himalayan gem on a cycling tour, or trek to some of the enchanting locations while admiring the beautiful snow covered peaks and old monasteries on your way.
The Second largest city after Mumbai is known as the cultural capital of Maharashtra. Pune offers a lot of adventure options from camping at Pawna lake, one of the most beautiful artificial lakes in the country to an evening bonfire and chance to gaze upon the twinkling stars at night. You can start your trek to Lohgad fort, which is close to the lake and explore the beauty of untouched surroundings and history of Peshwas will leave you speechless. There are water parks like Adlabs Imagica and Appu Ghar, where you can have a fun filled day outing with friends and family. If you want more, then you can head to Kamset and float over the city in your paragliding tour in the guidance of professional paragliders.
If you are really want to experience adventure, think no more. Spend some days in the Himalayas, It never runs out of options on adventure activities. Nestled in the Himalayas, the land of snow has some very beautiful treks like Indrahar, Pin Parvati, Hampta pass and many more. You can go for mountain biking in Kangra to explore the region. Solang call and Kufri are famous for skiing. If you want to test the flow of the river, you can also go for a river rafting trip in Beas river in Manali or Spiti river in Spiti. You can also enjoy camping here while enjoying the unadulterated beauty of the surroundings.
The Southwestern state lying on the Malabar coast of India is rich in flora and fauna like hornbill, jackfruit and especially coconuts. Once you reach here, you will be awestruck by the sheer beauty of mountains of western ghat and the serene waters of the Arabian Sea. The adventure activities in Kerala include river rafting, with a twist. You have to use bamboo as a boat as you move through the waters of Periyar Tiger reserve. You can embark on a trek through the jungles of the reserve an enjoy camping and cooking experience under the night sky. You can head down to trek to Chembra peak in Wayanad, which is a popular place around and take a kayaking tour in the region. Kerala is truly God’s own country and offers many other activities like scuba diving and paragliding.
Uttarakhand is a northern state in India, also known as Devbhoomi because of a large number of temples and shrines. It’s just not limited to being a religious hub, because of the natural gift that the place has, it has an array of adventure activities you can do there. Trekking is a must do activity here, you can trek to some of the greatest natural wonders like nag Tibba, har ki doon, Brahma, as well as the Unesco world heritage site, Valley of flowers. You can enjoy paragliding in Ranikhet and Mukteshwar. Auli boasts a skiing resort where you can try your hand on the beautiful snow-covered slope and enjoy river rafting in Rishikesh, on the level of your experience. These places have some of most scenic views you’ll come across with alpine meadows, lofty Himalayas and places you can enjoy camping.