Adventure destinations in Indian
Travelers traveling to India have a preconceived understanding of the country–of the place where spiritual harmony can be achieved. Although this may be true because India is a nation that focuses very on religion, what they do not see is the windows of opportunities to achieve far more than they want. The cultural charm and amazing views of picturesque landscapes are a bit lost and forgotten.
And, however surprising it may sound at first, the hidden potential of achieving your adventurous goals this country carries is admirable. India is a peninsula, perfect place to enjoy some water sports such as scuba diving, snorkeling and jet skiing. Packed with numerous mountain and mountain ranges, the Indians can also watch many activities on the land such as trekking, cycling, climbing etc.
Here are some wonderful adventure destinations, and what they have to offer:
Rishikesh in Uttarakhand proves to be an ideal location for some intense river rafting, as the waters flowing through the mighty Ganga River offer some challenging speeds. It is a well – known destination for adventure, not just in India, but throughout the globe.
Goa’s beaches are well known in the travel world, but the water sports it has to offer are also a common sight. Thousands flock to Goa’s various beaches to indulge in some thrill – seeking, adventurous activities such as jet skiing, kayaking, snorkeling, parasailing, etc.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands unparalleled beauty has always been a hot topic, but what is also known is that it is arguably India’s (if not the world’s) best sites for scuba diving and snorkeling. You can also train through the various training programs to become a certified diver. Surfing is another sport that is attracting attention.
Kashmir is the breeding ground for extreme sports such as snowboarding, ice – skating and skiing because of its location and climate. Ice – skating on Kashmir’s frozen lakes is a popular attraction, and skiing is the same. One of the best destinations to try your luck is Gulmarg.
Madhya Pradesh’s Satpura ranges provide the perfect terrain for an adventurous climbing, valley crossing, rappelling, and jumaaring outing. This is a sport that is very demanding because it requires your focused attention and relies heavily on your decision making.
Probably one of the most feared adventure sports is bungee jumping. Jumping off a cliff, knowing that depending on a single cord attached to your legs, your safety may not sound so positive. But it’s unparalleled the thrill and happy rush you get at the end! Head over to Karnataka (Mysore is a good place) for first-hand experiencing this crazy sport!
This list is the iceberg’s tip. A true adventure traveler will go on to feel the adrenaline pumping through his body, discovering and unraveling new places to fulfill his adventurous wanderlust.
Go ahead then–push yourself to the extreme. Experience something new and you can share your thoughts with us as well.