“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for a newer and richer experience.”- Eleanor Roosevelt.

What is life without some adventures? It is nothing. Some adrenaline rush, some uncertainty, some adventures give new meaning to life. They make your life worthwhile. Getting famished by the mundane routine of life, everyday work, fast life, one wants to go far away to get involved with some adventure sports to get some fun back into their life. India is blessed with many mountains, rivers, plateaus, and rich diversity of flora and fauna. Right from the hot air balloon of Rajasthan to the jungle safari of Dandeli, India provides a huge range of opportunities for adventure sports.  You can always go on an adventure trip with your friends or with your partner to experience some of the best moments of life. You can always book a couple-friendly hotel or hotel on an hourly basis to get the maximum enjoyment.

Let’s look into the top 10 destinations in India for some adventurous sports.

1-Water sports- Goa

Goa is the ultimate place to be with the sun, sands, and ocean. The water sports adventure in Goa is the most thrilling experience to have in a lifetime. If you are on a honeymoon or for a trip with your friends, spending some time doing water sports such as Surfing, Banana ride, jet skiing, etc. is a must. You can find them at Baga Beach, Anjuna Beach, etc. You can always book a hotel in Goa for a comfortable stay.

2-Rishikesh- water rafting, bungee jumping

Located in the banks of river Ganga, Rishikesh is a place to be if you are in a mood for some Water rafting, Rock climbing, and Bungee jumping. The bungee jump is the highest in India at a height of 83 meters high. White rafting on the river Ganga is one experience one must-have during this lifetime. It is a very thrilling experience. There are professional rafters who will guide you with this adventure sport making it safe for you. You can also enjoy an enigmatic view of Rishikesh valleys, dense forests, clear skies, and gushing rivers through giant swing activity.

3-Ladakh- Trekking

Located in one of the highest altitudes in India, Ladakh is one of the sorts after destination to visit by many youngsters who want to experience some adventure. Trekking at Chadar valley near the Zaskar River during January- February is one of the things one should look forward in this trip.

4-Manali- Trekking, Biking expedition

Located in Himachal Pradesh, Manali is one of the most popular tourist destinations. Trekking at the Parvati valley is one of the top attraction including experiencing the beautiful landscapes and snow Laddened Mountains. The bike ride from Manali to Leh is also worth experiencing. It is a phenomenal chance to explore various mesmerizing places along the way. The bike trip begins from Manali then crosses Jispa, sarchu, Leh, and then reached Khardungle Pass.

5-Dandeli-  Trekking, jungle safari

Located on the Karnataka-Goa border and 125kms from Goa, Dandeli attracts lots of tourists all over the country. Many adventurous activities like Trekking, wildlife spotting, photography, Kayaking, Fishing, and Jungle safari are some of the attractions of Dandeli. Being at a distance of 3 hours from Goa, it will be very easy to cover both the places in one go. You can always book a hotel in Goa for comfortable stay.

6-Andaman Islands- Diving and snorkeling

Going to the extreme south of India at the Andaman Islands, there are many water-based activities which are been conducted. One of the activities done here is Scuba diving which gives a lifetime of experience to explore the underwater life with expert guidance and life support.

7-Meghalaya- cave exploration

Situated in the North-East region of India, Meghalaya has many interconnected caves in the form of a complicated web structure which is worth visiting. It is regarded as one of the treasures of North-East India. The Khasi and Jaintia hills are the two popular destinations for caving. Others are Krem dam, krem lyumput, etc. December to March are the best months to visit these places.

8-Arunachal Pradesh- River rafting in Brahmaputra river

Arunachal Pradesh is known for the influence of Brahmaputra River in all its forms. It is one of the ferocious river known and is apt for rafting and kayaking.

9-Bir-Billing- Paragliding

Located in the Palampur district of Himachal Pradesh, Bir billing is a village where paragliding is conducted. It is considered as one of the safest destinations for paragliding where the take-off site is 8000ft from sea level and then landing site is 4300ft. You can book a hotel in Shimla and plan before going to Palampur for this sport.

10-Rajasthan- Hot air balloon ride

Hot air Balloon ride at Jaipur, Rajasthan is one of the adventure sport worth doing for some adrenaline rush. You can get the bird’s eye view of the Pink City. It is guided by experts and completely safe to experience. It is also done in the cities of Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, and Jaipur. Many couples book a couple friendly hotel in Jaipur and enjoy this adventurous sports together.

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