Top 15 Must Try Adventure Sports in India

Here are some of the adrenaline pumping, heart pounding adventure activities in some of the coolest places in India for all the adventure junkies and must have places in your adventure bucket list. Here is your excuse to ditch the monotony of 9 to 5 life and head for a much-deserved vacation. So let the adrenaline race begin in some of the India’s most stunning Destinations.

1. Trekking- Roopkund, Uttarakhand
For those who enjoy more heroic experiences, this trek presents an opportunity to view Roopkund’s famous Mystery Lake. The glacial lake is also known as Skeleton Lake on account of the skeletons that reside at the bottom of the lake. So, trekking here is an adventure with twist.

Roopkund trekking
2. Shimla to Leh – Motorcycle Touring
Ladakh is certainly one of the mind blowing destination for an adventure trip in India.  Going on a motorcycle tour is a spine chilling experience that will test your endurance!

Shimla to leh Motorcycling
3. Caving – Meghalaya
Caving is one of the thrilling adventure sports in India. Meghalaya, with its spell binding caves is the  must go spot. Amidst the waterfalls and green forests, these caves will definitely captivate you.

Caving , maghalaya
4. Parasailing – Kerala
How about watching a mid-air view of Payyambalam beach, Kerala? Sounds exciting right? It would be an electrifying experience to watch the blue Arabian Sea while sailing over it in sky. You can fly as high as 300 ft. Now that’s some height!

Parasailing , Kerala
5. Goa – Flyboarding
Goa is an ultimate destination for water adventure sports in India. The internationally popular ‘Flyboarding’  sport in Goa is a Must try for every water sport junkie.

6. Skydiving – Mysore
Here is a chance to Go for skydiving and let yourself loose! This is a must try once in lifetime. Mysore is the ideal place to undertake this adventurous activity in India with fascinating view of blue sky and a lush of greenery spread across the valley.

7. Kerala – Flying Fox Adventure
Travel above the high hills, valleys and rivers in Kerala during a captivating adventure sport called Flying Fox. You are tied to a high lying rope that’s tied to the two opposite mountain tops. You swing from one end and reach the other. This sport will surely make your vacation extremely adventurous and memorable.

8. Satpura Mountains, Madhya Pradesh – Rock climbing
With rough terrain, Satpura mountain range in Madhya Pradesh offers outstanding rock climbing experience. Satputra is an extremely interesting place to enjoy rock sports, mountain climbing and many such adventure sports in India.

Satpura Rock-Climbing
9. Rishikesh, Uttaranchal – Bungee Jumping
With the highest, 83 meters of Bungee Jumping podium, Rishikesh is one of the ideal destinations to enjoy the trance of weightlessness.  This gives a chance to take amusement in an exhilarating adventure while soaking in the pristine water on Ganges.

10. Scuba Diving – Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The peaceful and secluded Barren Island in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the best place for scuba diving. You can dive into crystal clear water and relish the bliss of viewing coral gardens and enthralling basalt formations which will create a nostalgic adventure experience.

Scuba diving
11. Zip line – Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
Zip line at Mussoorie gives you chance to fly over the forest of dense vegetation and the beautiful wild life sanctuary which is must try adventure. It is India’s first wild life Zip Line and also the highest zip line in the India (600 ft. high) at Clouds End.

mussoorie zipline
12. Skiing- Manali, Himachal Pradesh
About 12kms from the Manali is the exhilarating skiing destination called Solang Valley. This is the perfect destination for an adrenaline charged skiing experience where layers of snow thickens resulting in preparation of excellent skiing slopes.

13. River rafting- Himachal
Rivers of Great Himalayas are some of the best rivers for white water rafting in India. River rafting is a thrilling sport with ecstasies till the end in the highly dangerous rivers of Great Himalayas. The rolling white water of these rivers offers marvellous opportunities for the challenging adventure sports activities of river rafting.

river rafting
14. Rajasthan – Dune bashing

Dune bashing is a form of off-roading on sand dunes. Dune bashing in Rajasthan is an   exemplary desert experience. You get to travel to some remote places of Rajasthan during the desert safari and explore some interesting ruins of the place.


15. Chadar – Frozen river ice trek

Chadar refers to the blanket or sheet as the Zanskar River transforms itself from a rapid river into white blanket of ice during winter. A spectacular view awaits a trekker to be experienced of glass ice with a blend of blue and golden yellow that is seen during the few hours when sunlight reaches the place directly and the milky white view on a moonlight night. It is trek journey like no other!

Ice water trek, zanskar

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