With the majestic Himalayas, Jungles, deserts, and beaches, India is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The diversity of the country also lures thousands of adventurers. There are several adventure sports nested in almost every corner of India.

Have an unforgettable experience in these Adventure Sports in India:

1. Hiking

Hiking through the wild meadows, diverse cultures, and untamed valleys gives us an adventure we all crave in life. In India, there are several places for trekking, including the challenging Trek in Jammu Kashmir,  Sandakphu Phalut Trek, Valley of Flowers Trek, and more.

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Best Trekking Places in India:

If you love trekking, then you must visit these places in India.

  • Kanchenjunga Base Camp
  • Chadar Trek
  • Gomukh Tapovan Trek
  • Markha Valley Trek
  • Kuari Pass Trek
  • Pin Parvati Pass Trek
  • Nanda Devi East BC and Milam Glacier
  • Dzongri-Goecha La Trek
  • Shepherd Trail Trek
  • Chopta Chandrashila Trek
  • Roopkund Trek
  • Valley of Flowers Trek & more.

2. Paragliding

Jumping from hundreds to thousands of feet above the ground and flying down on the earth is not for those with a weak heart. Regardless, Paragliding is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The land of Gods, Himachal, is one of the perfect destinations for any adventure seekers.

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Best Paragliding Places in India:

Try these places if you have paragliding in your mind:

  • Bir Billing
  • Manali
  • Yelagiri
  • Sanasar
  • Kamshet, & more.

3. Mountaineering

Mountaineering is one of the perfect activities to strengthen your arms, back, shoulders, trunk, and legs. However, the joy you will feel after overcoming the obstacles is priceless. Apart from that, mountains have a calm aura that will make you relaxed.

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Best Mountaineering Places in India:

  • Ladakh
  • Nanda Devi
  • Changabang
  • Sikkim
  • Dunagiri
  • Kamet
  • Hanuman Tibba & more.

4. River Rafting

The Himalayan region of India has several rivers ideal for river rafting. Rafting with your friends in these strong rivers current is an extraordinary experience.

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Best River Rafting Places in India:

  • Rishikesh
  • Ladakh
  • Coorg
  • Manali, & more.

5. Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing is one of the best ways to release some pent-up stress. You can feel the adrenaline rush in your body while doing this intense activity. Rock Climbing helps to strengthen your whole body. Apart from that, it is a social activity, and you can find new friends who share the same passion as you.

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Best Rock Climbing Places in India:

  • Malshej Ghat
  • Hampi, Karnataka
  • Lado Sarai, Delhi
  • Shey Rock, Kashmir
  • Miyar Valley & more.

6. Skiing

Gliding through the fluffy white blanket of snow with beautiful scenery seems like a dream come true. Even though India is a country of tropical weather, there are places where you can see snow and enjoy fun snow activities.

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Best Skiing Places in India:

  • Gulmarg
  • Pahalgam
  • Solang
  • Rohtang
  • Kufri
  • Auli & more.

7. Scuba Diving

Explore the underwater, in the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea of India. This activity is not that difficult if you follow your instructor. Discover the sea turtles, thousands of fishes, fluorescent coral caves, and many more.

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Best Scuba Diving Places in India:

  • Andaman
  • Lakshadweep
  • Goa
  • Pondicherry
  • Havelock Island
  • Neil Island
  • Cinque Island & more.

8. Surfing

Spread across miles of coastline, the land of diversity India also has a few good spots for surfing. However, the wave rises between three to five feet most of the year. If you have an interest in surfing, you can also enroll in one of the surfing schools.

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Best Surfing Places in India:

  • Kovalam
  • Ten Thousand Peaks
  • Shivas, Murdeshwara
  • Paradip
  • Gokarna & more.

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