Top 7 Adventure Travel Places in India

India is sprinkled with a myriad of tourist destinations in every nook and corner of the country, but it has nominal adventure getaway locations. In order to keep a steady pace with the up-surging demand, adventure activities are blossoming all around the country and are spontaneously ensnaring packs of adrenaline junkies.

Here, we have picked the top adventure travel places in India for all the thrill-seekers out there!

1. Paragliding in Himachal Pradesh

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Get perched at an altitude of 3500 meters above the sea level and briskly run to take a quick plunge with the sole support of fiber cords fastened to a parachute! The very next moment find yourself amidst the vistas of emerald valleys, murmuring rivers, snow-laden mountains and azure sky. Get a bird’s eye view of the enchanting Himalayas and relish the fresh gush of wind smacking against the face. Get lost in the 360-degree chromatic view of the peripheral peaks & render wings to the dream of flying high! Paragliding in Himachal will leave you with an endless arousal and an electrified mind. Thus, break off your shackles and psych up for some adrenaline rush.

  • Ideal Time: March-June, September-June.
  • Spots: Bir Billing in Kangra Valley, Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass.
  • Pocket Pinch: Rs 2500 onwards.

2. Scuba Diving at Andaman Islands

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Do you want to bask in the underwater glory of vivacious corals, flamboyant fish & animated oceanic creatures? Go for scuba diving at Andamans & you will be enthralled to unveil yourself in the lap of nature. A dive in the lukewarm water will tranquilize your weary soul & will make room for effervescence. We bet you will have a difficult time dwindling back to reality & would wish to become a mermaid.

  • Ideal Time: February- March
  • Spots: Havelock Island, Neil Island.
  • Pocket Pinch: Rs 3500/ dive.

3. Sky Diving in Karnataka

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Mysore is nestled in the state of Karnataka and is known to serve the ultimate sky diving experience. Adventurers from across the country swarm here in search of nirvana. They set their heart beat racing with a scarily soaring descend from a height of 13000 feet above the ground & busts their age-old obsession of flying like a bird.  They metamorphose their brittle dreams into
a startling reality while fleeting over an opulent view of the sprawling landscape. No wonder why Mysore is celebrated as the Skydivers’ delight!

4. Rafting in Uttarakhand

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The infuriating deep ravines of Ganges makes river rafting in Rishikesh a high-octane escapade for the adventure cravers. The Sisyphean rapids distinct the river into different grades on the basis of difficulty. Confront the tumultuous waves of Ganges & let your nomadic soul ooze out in exuberance. Thus, set off for the rafting hub of India and cascade down in the tempestuous waters.

  • Ideal Time: February-March, May-October.
  • Pocket Pinch: Rs 450-Rs 1800/ person.

5. Biking on Manali-Leh Highway

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The Manali-Leh highway is defined as a bikers’ paradise and throws challenges at every hairpin bends. Here, the surreal terrain, razor-sharp air & fierce scenery delivers a memory of a lifetime. The route covers Rohtang Pass, Lahaul Valley, Baralacha -La, Taglang-La & finally Khardung- La. Get an authentic flavour of the strenuous journey in the meandering mountains & makes the adrenaline eject out of your veins.

  • Ideal Time: May –September.
  • Pocket Pinch: Rs 16000-Rs 44000.

6. Chadar Trek in Jammu & Kashmir

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Chadar Trek is one of the marvelous and outlandish winter treks on the frozen Zanskar River. During winter months, the temperature drops below the freezing point & the Zanskar river freezes to resemble a white sheet of ice. This euphoric trek provides a golden way to rejuvenate yourself from the humdrum of the rat race. The arduous, yet galvanizing trek covers a range of panoramic spots and serves pockets full of memories.

7. Hot Air Balloon Safari in Rajasthan

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Rajasthan is not only home to some amazing forts but also offers chances to partake in thrilling activities. Hot Balloon Safari at Jaipur provides such precious opportunity. Indulge in a hot air balloon ride & float in the azure sky like no other avian. Get a splendid aerial view of the pre-possessing sights & don’t forget to capture them on your camera.  Get immersed in the vibrant yet sublime colours as you steadily drift away towards infinity.

  • Ideal Time: September-November, December-March, April-June.
  • Spot: The Pink City
  • Pocket Pinch: Rs9000-Rs12000

Author’s Bio:

A prodigious traveler with an avidness to decode new places, Rohit continues to expand his travel experiences and shares them on Trans India Travels.

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