Top Ten Adventure Destinations in India June 20, 2019 – Posted in: Blogs
Nothing feels better than escaping the everyday ordinary and diving head first into adventure. At TripnMe, we know that a good adventure is one that you carry memories of fondly and so, we made a list of top ten great adventure getaways featuring experiences that you might want to get in on!
Located at the foothills of the Himalayas, Rishikesh offers a mesmerising landscape as well as activities to send the adventures into a happy place.
River Rafting on the Ganga Rapids is an activity that sets the pulse racing. Professional guidance and expert care will ensure that the sport is also safe for non-swimmers. There are budget friendly packages, packages for beginners as well as advanced ones for those who like to live on the edge.
Best time to visit: September- October-mid November
This activity is closed from 1 July to 15 September.
Bungee Jumping takes adventure to new heights. Rishikesh has India’s highest bungy at the jump height of 85 metres and this free fall will surely set the adrenaline rushing. The adventurer will be given training, safety tips and taught jumping techniques.
The activities are closed during monsoon.
A breath-taking, free fall ending in an open parachute and the feeling of excitement in your veins is what sky diving at beautiful Mysore offers. This activity can be performed individually or a group. You must ensure that you are physically fit for this activity. You will also undergo training for a day or two before you are fully prepared to soar and achieve the dream of feeling like a bird in the sky.
Best time to visit: October to February.
Madap Waterfalls, Khopoli.
Waterfall rappelling will appeal to both the nature lover in you as well as the adrenaline junkie! This adventure sport will allow you to descend down a waterfall with the means of a harness and a rope. Beginners are recommended to choose a waterfall between 50 to 80 feet. However, for extreme adventurers, 120 feet of cascading water offer a refreshing challenge.
Trekking, Fishing and camping are other activities that can be enjoyed at this location.
Race down those slopes and feel the chill and the thrill! Gulmarg, the first major Ski resort in the Himalayas offers the opportunity to indulge in adventures such as snowboarding and skiing. The snow filled sport is sure to provide a memorable experience for both the experienced as well as the beginner. With skiing classes, safety measures and various rental points that offer skiing gear, Gulmarg also has gentle inclines as well as thrilling slopes.
Best time to visit: December to April.
Experience the beauty of the desert and engage in an adrenaline rush while you enjoy Dune Bashing in Jaisalmer is home to the best sand dunes in India, and offers a sandy rollercoaster ride as you explore the shifting sand dunes. If you are lucky, you might have the opportunity to experience a mystifying mirage along with the out of the world shining sand.
Best time to visit: October to March.
Whoosh past the picturesque Rajasthan countryside! The Flying Fox Adventure offers an exhilarating activity that lasts for two hours. There are 5 zip lines. The instructors and experts will guide you through the activity and you will undergo a training and practice session before you go off on your flying over the ancient fort and make memories to last for a lifetime.
Satpura, Madhya Pradesh
Rock Climbing in Satpura ranges will satisfy the urge to push your limits and test your endurance. The terrain is perfect and offers a challenging adventure. At an elevation of 1,350 metres, Mount Dhupgarh stands as the highest point in Madhya Pradesh.
Best time to visit: October to June.
Caving offers a delightful experience for thrill seekers who aren’t afraid to face darkness or heights and are undeterred by claustrophobia or insects. Meghalaya boasts of the deepest as well as the longest caves in South East Asia. Explore a variety of caves such as the Bat Caves, the Krem Phylllut Cave, Krem Dam, Krem Lymput, and Krem Mawjymbuin. For beginners, Mawsmai Caves are a popular option!
Best time to visit: November to March.
While you are in Goa, you can try out kayaking surfing and scuba diving. But if you want a challenging new experience, go for flyboarding.You will feel like you are on a hoverboard. But the fun new part is that you will move through the water and into the air! Though it requires knowledge of swimming and being comfortable with water as well as undergoing some training, the experience is definitely one of a kind!
When to Visit: October-May.
The best way to gain both the sense of freedom and the thrill of adventure is to hop on a bike (after careful planning, preparation and information of course) and have the experience of a lifetime. The challenging trails will fill you with a sense of wonder and accomplishment.
When to visit: April to June
We hope that this list filled you with excitement and was informative. If you would like to suggest more unforgettable destinations or share your experiences, don’t hesitate! Venture forth! Email us on firstname.lastname@example.org