Adventure Sports in India, that will make you high!!
Posted on December 8, 2016 by Ghoomophiro
With the commencement of many adventure activities in India, the country is becoming a popular site for such sports in the world. It offers many options for exciting recreations because of the diverse landscape across its stretch. Following is a list of some of the thrilling tasks that an adrenaline junkie must undertake in India.
Scuba diving is a kind of underwater diving in which the diver uses an apparatus called scuba to breathe underwater.
The best places for Scuba Diving in India include the Andaman Islands, Netrani and Lakshadweep Islands. While Netrani is an ideal choice for those diving for the first time, the waters of Andaman and Lakshadweep Islands are worth exploring for their exquisite coral topography.
Paragliding is a competitive and recreational adventure sport of flying paragliders which are free-floating, lightweight, glider aircraft launched by foot with no definite primary structure.
Bir- Billing in Himachal Pradesh is the best Paragliding site in Asia and the second best in the world. Other sites in India include Solang, Kullu, Lahaul and Spiti in Himachal Pradesh; BedniBugyal, DayaraBugyal, Naukutchiyatal and Dhanolti Ridge in Uttarakhand; Bikaner, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur in Rajasthan; Mahabaleshwar, Deolali, and Matheran in Maharashtra.
Skiing too is a recreational as well as competitive activity. It is a transport mode in which the partaker uses skis to drift on snow.
Gulmarg in Kashmir, Auli in Garhwal region, Kufri and Manali in Himachal Pradesh are some of the best places for skiing in India.
This adventure sport gives one a chance to fly with birds, therefore, it takes a lot of courage to skydive. A part of it involves a free fall till the time the parachute of the diver opens up.
Dhana in Madhya Pradesh, Deesa in Gujrat, Aamby Valley in Maharashtra and Mysore in Karnataka are the places to visit in India if one wants to take part in this sport.
River Rafting is one of India’s most famous adventure sports because of the numerous rivers flowing down from the mighty Himalayas. It uses a blown up raft to traverse across a river and requires team- work to sail through.
Rishikesh, Zanskar, Manali, Kolad, Coorg and Brahmaputra are some of the best river rafting sites in India.
This activity involves jumping from a height while being connected to an elastic rope. The adrenaline rush comes from the free- fall and recoil.
In India, Rishikesh has the highest spot of 83 metres for bungee jumping. Other sites comprise Lonavala, Bengaluru, Goa, and Jagdalpur.
Caving is an amusement activity of exploring wild and desolated cave systems. Probing in a cave gives another kind of a thrill which cannot be replaced by any other pastime.
Meghalaya in India offers many caving sites which are real gifts of nature. Mawsynram, Siju, Syndai, and Mawsmai are some of the most famous caves here.
All the adventure lovers out there, time to cross these off your bucket list now!