Are you one of those who want adventure in everyday of life and who thinks to do every adventurous thing on this planet? We have an awesome collection of 11 best adventure freak places in India.
Is there any element India doesn’t have? No, it has everything you need to satisfy your wanderlust. With its varied landscapes, you can find different adventurous activities around the country. Here we are giving you a list of adventure activities in India you can go for satisfying your wanderlust!
Top 11 Adventure Freak Places in India
Manali to Leh Bike Trip
Mountains are always fascinating. The more you explore the more you fall in love with them. We all have dream of Leh Ladakh Bike trips after watching the travelers photos. Turn your dream into reality now and drive your heart out from all the way from Manali to Ladakh. The trip covers a distance of about 475 km from Manali to Leh through beautiful landscapes.
This 10 days trip will be starting from Manali and pass through Marhi, Rohtang Pass, Gondla, Jispa, Baralacha la Pass, Zingzingbar, Brandy Nala, Pang and many such exciting high passes. The most thrilling part of the journey is that one passes through Khardung La Pass which is the Highest Motorable Road in the World! Explore the stunning Nubra Valley Landscapes, beautiful “High Grassland Lake” the Pangong Lake and visit the ancient Monasteries!
Paragliding in Bir Billing
Flying above the world and leaving yourself free in the air is a thrilling experience. The best place for paragliding in India is Bir Billing. Bir is a village located in the west of Joginder Nagar Valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India. It is a famous hotspot for ecotourism, spiritual studies and meditation. If you are a person who likes to have adventure and thrill, then Bir is the perfect place for you. Billing is the site from where flights are taken.
The Bir-Billing area is a popular site for paraglider pilots, both Indians and visitors from all over the world. The place host many national and international competitions and events. And this the place where India’s first Paragliding World Cup (2015) was held!
The paragliding launch site is in the meadow at Billing (14 km north of Bir), at an elevation of 2,400 metres, while the landing site and most tourist accommodations are in the village of Chowgan is on the southern edge of Bir. People here are mostly Buddhist so one can find Monasteries and religious things related to Buddhism. Check out the amazing photos of the place, you wouldn’t be able to resist the charm!
Chadar Trek in Ladakh
Want to know what real adventure is? When you walk over a frozen river and it makes a cracking sound! The temperature is so low and you have you keep walking for 10-12 km a day over the snow, And that snow is over a river! Caves are the only place you stay and anytime you get a hurdle and you have to find a solution. You may break physically or mentally but you have to keep going! The thrill is here at Chadar!
Chadar in Hindi means a ‘sheet’, this trek got this name because of the ice sheet it forms over the Zanskar river leaving it completely frozen in the winter months. The whole trek is over this frozen rigid river and is no doubt the most difficult winter trek in India!
The Chadar trek is in the Zanskar region of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir. Due to its harsh climatic conditions, it makes this trek the most adventurous and difficult trek in India. It is very popular among international tourists too. Many people back out, many are not even physically fit but still many people complete it and get that feeling of triumph.
This trek is among the most popular summer treks in the Uttarakhand state. This trek has all the elements that a traveller needs. Here you find high altitude lakes, lush green meadows, spectacular mountain views with oak and rhododendron forests. This trek takes you to the glacial lake of Roopkund which lies in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.
This trek lies in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve. When you reach the magical Roopkund Lake, you get to witness the stunning views of Mt. Trishul, Nandaghunti, Roopkund glacier and Choukhamba peaks.
The trek starts from a village called Wan which can be reached from Lohajung in an hour. This trek is completed in a duration of 8 days. It is one of the most adventurous treks that passes through exotic locations. Those who have no trekking experience can also go for this trek.
Skiing in Manali
Smack the slopes of Himachal by exploring the most mind-boggling adventure sport – ‘Skiing’ in Manali. Being at an elevation of 2,050m, it has ample snow formation and cast amazing slopes which makes it a paradise for skiing purpose!
Majestic views and high-raised, snow-capped mountains in Manali, make it a paramount destination for best holiday trips. The best part of this place is the moment you step in Manali, you get surrounded by lots of awe-inspiring places offering pleasant sensations.
Manali is also well-known for its wide variety of snowfields and adventure sports. For skiing lovers, it is nothing more than a paradise and for them. here are also other adventurous sports available in Solang valley and gives you a nice view of snow-capped peaks.
River Rafting in Rishikesh
A thrilling water sport, River Rafting increases not only your pulse but also your adrenaline rush. In India, there are many places in India that offer rafting, but Rishikesh is the best site for it!
Here you will find many sites for river rafting where you will get trainers who train you before going and you must follow their commands. They give you life jackets so don’t worry if you don’t know how to swim.
The rafting thing is also divided into grades from Grade 1 to 5 depending on the level of difficulty. You can raft according to your wish, the distance you want to cover and you can also enjoy Maggie post this adventure.
Jim Corbett Safari
Jim Corbett is the oldest National Park in India. You can explore nature here with close proximity. The National park is so rich in flora and fauna that it has a large variety of plant and animal species.
You can get a safari registration done there only and hire an open jeep safari that makes you roam around the dense forest where you can witness the rich biodiversity. The safari takes you for 2-3 hours. You can stay near the resorts near Jim Corbett National Park.
Scuba Diving in Andaman
If you are the one who dreams about time underwater and experiences marine life, then Andaman in India should be your first option. The island is a mixture of adventure and natural beauty. Scuba diving takes you to the world of underwater adventure. The best time of the year to do this activity is from November to April.
One can see the amazing lives of fishes, corals and water creatures. You are given PADI certified instructors who help in exploring the dive sites. There are various types of diving lasting for various durations. You can also choose the sites where you want to dive, each site has its own beauty. A medical test is also done before you dive to check your fitness for the same.
Caving in Meghalaya
Meghalaya state in the northeastern state of India is blessed with the unique feature of having limestone caves. Stretching over 300 km, this state has almost 1200 caves. Here is a different kind of caves taking you to a different kind of world. Most of the caves are still alive which means they have water present in them.
One has to walk through it with water level till the waist and sometimes you need to swim too. Some are even vertical caves and you have to negotiate through it. You get professional cavers to get you through safely. This caving expedition is a week-long but you also adjust according to yourself. The best time to go for this adventure is from November to March. The nearest airport and rail head is Guwahati from where you can reach Shillong in 3-4 hours.
Hot Air Ballooning in Jaipur
The Pink City Jaipur is known for its royalty that it has embedded it itself for centuries. Witnessing this city from a whole new view, that is, from the sky flying in a hot air balloon is more adventurous and a memory to behold. Jaipur invites a number of national and international visitors throughout the year.
The electrifying feeling one gets when flying over the forts, the palaces and lakes during the balloon safari is quite exciting and special. The best time t go for this is from the month of October to April. The duration of this flight is 1-2 hours in which it goes to different altitude and topography depending upon the weather. In Jaipur, these flight takes off from an area near the Amber Fort.
Skydiving in Mysore
Skydiving is without a doubt the most adventurous thing that an adventure enthusiast can do. Falling from the heights and falling over the earth take guts to be done. You can get this opportunity in Mysore. This beautiful city of Karnataka has a lot to offer when you talk about the adventure.
There are no words to define the feeling you get while having this free fall under gravity. For doing Skydiving, one must be physically fit. Training is given for 1-2 days before you get to perform this. The best time to do this is in the month of October to March. If you call yourself an adventure freak, this activity must be in your bucket list.
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