Feel the Adrenaline Rush by Indulging in Adventure Sports Blessed with bounty of natural beauty, India has always fascinated travelers throughout the world. Picture perfect locations are no less than a joy for wanderlust spirits. Besides the nature admirers, the country is a stop by destination for adventure enthusiasts. Bestowed with rugged terrains and lofty mountains, India has it all to be called as the playground of adventurers. The huge wealth of natural resources like rivers, mountains, jungles, ocean and desert can be exploited in myriad of ways for feeling the adrenaline rush. Some of the popular adventure sports catching up the trend among the adventure freaks in India include: White Water Rafting White water rafting is among the most sought after adventure activities in India. The mighty Himalayan altitudes are the major source of many Indian rivers. The meandering rivers travel the treacherous paths across massive boulders and form ideal rapids for white water rafting. Navigating on the violent waves of water is just an incredible experience. The Kumaon and Garhwal regions in Uttarakhand are considered as the best locations for enjoying this exciting water sport. March- May and September-November is the suitable time for this watery extravaganza. Trekking The magnificent mountain ranges of India offer some of the most spectacular and exciting trekking routes to the adventurers all across the world. The foothills of Himalayas are the perfect destinations for undertaking trekking expeditions. From the Karakoram Range to the Indian Himalayan ranges, the Western Ghats to the Nilgiris and Garhwal to Kumaon regions, all the places offer some of the finest treks along with a galore of natural beauty, flora and fauna and remote villages. Rock Climbing Rock Climbing has been one of the most popular and sought after adventure activities in India since a long time. Rock faces, ideal for this activity can be found in different parts of the country including Western Ghats, Aravali range, Himachal Pradesh and Karnataka. And places such as Manali, Dumdama and Rohtang Pass are among the favorite spots of rock climbers. Skiing Not just India, but the craze for skiing can be seen throughout the world. Gulmarg in Kashmir is regarded as one of the best spots of undertaking this adventure activity. And even the snow conditions remain outstanding from the months of December to April. Along with Gulmarg, Kumaon and Garhwal are also famed for offering great skiing spots in winter. Auli in Garhwal is among the most popular skiing destinations in India. Manali, Kufri, Mundali, Dayara Bugyal and Munsiyari are other places for skiing. Paragliding
Paragliding is a relatively new sport in the extravaganza of Indian adventure activities. Billing, Lahaul & Spiti, Solang Kullu, Dayara Bugyal, Naukutchiyatal, Dhanolti Ridge, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Matheran, Mahabaleshwar and Deolali are some of the hot spots for undertaking this adventure activity. March to June and September to December is the ideal time to enjoy paragliding in India! Whether you trek the high altitude mountains or tear the violent rapids of water, Indian adventure sports are surely going to take you on a roller coaster ride of fun, thrill and adventure!!
Published on Sep 18, 2013
Blessed with bounty of natural beauty, India has always fascinated travelers throughout the world. Picture perfect locations are no less tha...