A Guide to Top 10 Extreme Adventure Sports in India

A Guide to Top 10 Extreme Adventure Sports in India

#Adventure | Last updated on Oct 3, 2016 by 
Himalayas in the North and Indian ocean in the South, a diverse topography makes India a hot spot for adventure junkies. Find out the best extreme adventure sports in India.
A Guide to Top 10 Extreme Adventure Sports in India

Favored with all sort of landscapes, India have the best of adventure activities and sports to the travellers and explorers. Some are nearly new, for example, Paragliding, Sky Diving or Bungee Jump. In the meantime, it is likewise notable for its sort of adventures, for example, Rock climbing, trekking and River rafting. 

In the previous few years India has ended up one of the hotspot for the experiences travel and surely understood as one of the best place on the planet for its traditional and adventures amusements. Gulmarg, Andaman Nicobar, Uttarakhand and North East India are few of the best destinations to attempt these undertakings sports in India. 

Kalaripayattu, Kushti and Mallakhamb are few ancient traditional Indian sport to try in the different region of the country, particularly in the rural parts. 


1. Skiing in Himalayas

Kashmir, the heaven on earth happens to be the best one of the place for extreme snow sports like Snowboarding, ice-skating and Skiing.  Skiing is the significant attractions of Kashmir alongside ice-skating in solidified lakes and hiking and climbing in profound valleys. 


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Difficulty Level - Moderate


Best destinations

Gulmarg in Kashmir, Kufri in Shimla and Auli in Uttarakhand are well known destination in India for adventure skiing and other winter sports.



2. River rafting in Himalayas

Waterways of Great Himalayas like Bhagirathi, Ganga, Sutlej and Ravi are a portion of the best stream for white water rafting in India. Stream rafting is an adventure which has a high level of thrills and rushes till the end in the exceedingly dangerous rivers of Great Himalayas
The moving white water of these rivers offers enormous open doors for the testing your endurance and challenge yourself for the next level.


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Difficulty Level - Moderate


Best destinations

Manali along with Kullu, Rishikesh and Devprayag of Uttarakhand are some of the excellent option for adventure river rafting along with kayaking and other water sports.



3. Mountaineering in Uttarakhand

The peaks of Greater Himalayas make Uttarakhand as one of the best place for mountaineering and climbing outdoor activities. A large portion of the range of Uttarakhand is either secured by woodland or snow secured mountains with rough slopes and lovely knolls. Mountain Climbing is an extremely difficult sport and needs, aptitudes to pick and play out the right procedure at the correct time, adequately and proficiently. 


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Difficulty Level - Strenuous


Best destinations

Garhwal and Kumaon region of Uttarakhand offers mountaineering, Skii, rafting, hiking and rock climbing sports in India.



4. Trekking in Arunachal

The cut of heaven is still untouched and unexplored, north east India offers the rare and wild experience of Trekking and adventure craving. Trekking in the different wonderful valleys of Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh with an assortment of widely varied flora and fauna, ought to be an extraordinary ordeal. Its thick woodlands, moving slopes and rich green excellence likewise offers hiking, jungle outdoors and other mountain sports. 


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Difficulty Level - Difficult


Best Destinations

The famous Bomdila Dirang Trek, Tawang Mago Trek, Se La Nuranang Trek are the few destinations in the world to offer a wonderful experience of trekking.



5. Scuba Diving in Indian seas

The Andaman and Nicobar islands are the union territories of India and famous for its virgin shorelines and the unexplored excellence of nature. These little islands are known for energizing scuba diving and snorkeling. Havelock Island is one of best place to investigate the submerged untouched excellence of the Andaman Islands. 


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Difficulty Level - Easy


Best Destinations

Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and Goa are considered as the best destination to try these deep sea adventures.



6. Flying Fox or Zip line

Flying Fox or Zip line a one of a kind excursion from over the slopes, rivers or valley's with ultra-solid steel zip lines and in the meantime appreciate the stunning perspective of down earth. 

It requires less of preparing and more bravery to make yourself holding tight a slender wire. The bird's eyes view and your encompassing makes you feel like a genuine feathered soul flying down that rope.The greatest prize you will get from these zips is seeing yourself defeating apprehensions, getting a charge out of delightful spots, and all the while, making new friends. 



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Difficulty Level - Moderate


Best Destinations

As you fly through the steel zip lines like a giant fox from the valleys of Kerala, Neemrana Fort, Mehrangarh of Jodhpur, Rishikesh or Kikar. You can pick your nearest spot.



7. Bungee Jumping, the free fall

The great game bungee jumping is an extremely youthful sport in India yet to get popular in the country. There are just a few destinations in India to encounter the energizing rush of weightlessness. Bungee-jumping is the sort of thing that you do after almost sweating out your guts in trepidation and once you've done it, you turn into a lion and need to do it again and again. Rishikesh has the India's Highest Bungee Jump Platform of 83 Meters. 



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Difficulty Level - Easy


Best Destinations

Feel the fun along with thrill of Bungee Jumping in India, Bangalore in Karnataka, Rishikesh in Uttarakhand, Delhi, Jagdalpur and Anjuna village in Goa.



8. Paragliding in Himalayas and Maharashtra

The Western Ghat slopes of Maharashtra are a standout amongst the most favored adventure destination in India. They have that magnificence of nature in its artfulness and relish the quiet and quiet atmosphere. Paragliding is the another most unique and exciting game right after Parachuting or skydiving


Himalayan destination excessively offers this adventure sport taking care of the lifetime experience. With the cold and breezy Himalayan districts, Paragliding is enjoyed the most to feel the flying experience above the mountains


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Difficulty Level - Difficult


Best Destinations

Place of Maharashtra like Panchgani, Kamshet, Lonavala and Mahabaleshwar are well known for recreational flying sport Paragliding in India. At Himalayas Bir, Mcleodganj and Manali are some high hill destinations with Paragliding in their adventure list.


9. Rock climbing in Madhya Pradesh

Rock climbing is one of the popular adventure sports in Madhya Pradesh along with Rappling Valley Crossing, Jumaring and Mountain climbing. The Satpura mountain ranges offers terrain for adventure activities like Rock Climbing and Trekking. 


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Difficulty Level - Moderate


Best Destinations 

Pachmarhi, Orchha, Gwalior, Chanderi and Jabalpur are few best place who host good facilities and experiences of rock sports.


10. Sky diving

Skydiving has happened to of the most daring games on the planet implied for adrenaline devotees. There are three sorts of jumps that are offered, Static Line Jump, Tandem and Accelerated Free Fall (AFF). Every one of the three sorts of jumps is conceivable to have in India. It is for the individuals who have the discipline, focus and the nerve to vanquish dread. It is the nearest you can get to nirvana, as in the domain of dumbfounded cognizance, yet ready. 



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Difficulty Level - Strenuous


Best Destinations

Dhana, Palampur, Mysore, Amby Valley, Pondicherry are the 5 operational sky diving bases in India. Read our post describing the key points of sky diving here.


A traveller has to be real strong, both physically and mentally to try out these extreme adventures. They are exciting and thrilling, any traveller would to try them once in his/her life. 

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