In a country with unmatched diversity in topography, India has a lot to offer when it comes to adventure sports. Whether its paragliding off a cliff or scuba diving into the depth of oceans, India has several options for adventure sports to offer. Here are the top 10 destinations in India where you can enjoy adventure sports.
1) Paragliding, Bir
Not only can you climb mountains in Himachal Pradesh, you can paraglide done too! Paragliding in Bir is a thrilling experience and is Bir has soon become a favourite spot amongst adventure junkies. Bir is regarded as the best site for paragliding in India and second best in the world.
2) Flying Fox, Kerala
Flying Fox is an adventure sport where one dangles from a rope and travels from one mountain top to the other, travelling over the hills, forests, rivers and valleys below. Sounds right out of a movie scene, right? An experience of a lifetime, you can try this adventure sport in Kerala.
3) Rock Climbing, Madhya Pradesh
The Satpura Mountains in Madhya Pradesh offer an excellent rock climbing experience. Apart from Satpura, there are various other places in Madhya Pradesh like Pachmarhi, Jabalpur and Chanderi where you can enjoy rock climbing.
4) Bungee Jumping, Rishikesh
Out of the very few places in India where you can experience weightlessness through Bungee Jumping, Rishikesh is the highest at 83 meters. This sport is new to India and all those who know what Bungee Jumping is also know how exciting it is. So head out to Rishikesh and tick off that one tiny box from your bucket list.
5) Sky Diving, Mysore
You can sky dive without actually being an expert. Head out to Mysore where you can sky dive with an expert. Feel like a bird on the top of the world! With the gorgeous view of the blue sky above and the greenery below, Mysore is the best place in India to sky dive.
6) Caving, Meghalaya
Meghalaya with its captivating caves is the best place to go exploring the caves. Surrounded by waterfalls and green forests, Meghalayan caves will leave you awestruck. Go with you safety gear, food and a wild group of friends and see if you can find some hidden treasure!
7) Fly boarding, Goa
A new entrant to the adventure sport scene, flyboarding is one cool adventure sport which you need to try. Didn’t Hritik Roshan look dapper flyboarding in Bang Bang? You can try out this fun adventure sport in Goa- the ultimate destination for water sport in India.
8) Scuba Diving, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Scuba Dive into the deep ocean at the Barren Island in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The clear blue water, the coral gardens and the basalt formation is a view hard to forget. Experience the marine life up close here.
9) Mountain Biking, Ladakh
The best way to explore Ladakh is through cycling. Trails beside the Indus River and experience the beauty of the valleys, mountains and rivers. Enjoy the scenic beauty while enjoying the thrills of mountain biking!
10) Roopkund Trek, Uttarakhand
Trekking on paths where you will find thousands of human bones will give you chills. The Roopkund Trek is hence double the dose of adrenaline. Head out to Roopkund Lake with your bunch of friends and try your hand at solving the mystery while you enjoy the surrounding beauty.
Ready to check off your bucket list? Pack your bags and head out to these places!