For a thrilling vacation in India here is a list of 6 thrilling Adventure Activities in India that you must try.
1. White River Rafting
When we think of performing river adventure, Rishikesh stands out in the league. Rishikesh is the capital of river rafting in India, where the holy Ganga River flows, offering the speed of Grade I-V. River rafting in Rishikesh is an ultimate experience one can have. Hitting the fast gushing waters of Ganges gives exhilarating adventurous sports.
While rafting on this holy river, you can enjoy the scintillating view of the majestic Himalayas covered with lush green. Accompanied by professional rafters, you’ll be guided for an accident-free rafting experience. While in Rishikesh one can have the tour of the most loved places of Rishikesh also!
Location: There are different locations for river rafting. Brahmpuri to NIM Beach (9 km), Brahmpuri to Rishikesh (12kms), Shivpuri to Rishikesh (16kms), Marine Drive to Rishikesh (24kms) and Kaudiyala to Rishikesh (34kms)
Best Time: Except monsoon, one can go for river rafting in months between February to November.
2. Scuba Diving
Deep clean blue water and gorgeous marine life of Goa and Andaman make it truly a magical place to explore. The marine life of Goa and Andaman is a lifetime experience to explore which is worth an adventure trip to have. From scorpionfish and Octopus to Sharks and Coral Reefs, there are many things which you cannot lose to miss while Scuba Diving in Goa and Andaman.
Some of the diving sites in Goa are- Grande Island, Bat Island, Pigeon Island. Also, you can find some spots for Scuba Diving Near Goa like Malvan.
Some of the diving sites in Andaman are- Havelock Island, Port Blair, and Passage Island.
Best Time to Visit: October to May
3. Manali to Leh Bike Trip
Imagine yourself how it will feel riding your bike across the never-ending roads, river, and valleys, and the path giving you the majestic and magnificent views of the snow-packed mountain. Isn’t that a wonderful experience? Your bike trip to the Himalayan region will offer you a high dose of adrenaline experience. This Manali to Leh bike trip is a chance for you to explore the journey of various hallucinating places.
Stopover in canyon mountains, sapphire lakes, drink a hot tea at the tapri of this region. The delicate breeze of this incredible route has something magical that makes bikers go beyond their capacity. The Manali to Leh Bike Trip begins from Manali, a delightful town on the banks of Beas River and it continues to high-street routes including Khardungla pass, which is known as the world’s most elevated motorbike street.
Routes Covered: Manali- Jispa- Sarchu- Leh- Khardungla Pass
Best Time: July to September is considered as the ideal period for a bike trip for Manali to Leh.
Skiing is one of the best adventure things you can do in Gulmarg, J&K. For those who love adrenaline junkies, skiing is what you can experience. The ski hill in Gulmarg is serviced by Gondola where the lift tips are about 4,000m with the summit of Mt. Apharwat. The ski terrain in Gulmarg is unlimited offering chutes, alpine, cornices, and glacier skiing. If you’re an expert in skiing, then it will be the most thrilling experience.
Reaching Gulmarg: Gulmarg is 52 km away from Srinagar Airport and one can reach the village by taxi. There are prepaid taxis available
5. Bungee Jumping
Jumping from the height of more than 83 meters which is roughly 273 feet and hanging in the middle of the sky and ground is thrilling to experience one must enjoy.
Location: The activity is done at the Mohan Chatti village, Also you can try Bungee Jumping in Goa.
Important Point: For bungee jumping minimum weight required is 40kg and maximum 110kg
6. Hot Air Ballooning
If you’re an adventure junkie and want some enthralling experience along with safety concern, then hot air balloon ride over the deserts of Rajasthan is adrenaline adventure you must go for. Once you get into the hot air balloon, you’ll enjoy the adventure of floating along with the winds. Admire the bird’s eye view of the Pink City and get absorbed into the colors of this city. Watching historical monuments, hidden palaces and many more things from the top angle will surely mesmerize you. Hot Air Balloon Safari Best Time: The best time to experience this adventure is from November to June.