Umesh Kumar Keshri
Published on Monday, April 5th, 2021

10 Best Places to Visit for a Lover of Adventure

There are many places in India that will challenge your physical and mental limits. These places are a treat to the most daring spirits. If you are seeking some natural challenges then those places can definitely give you an adrenaline boost. Adventurous places include high peaks, rain-forests, frozen rivers treks, and beach walks.

What does it take for a place to be adventurous?

A place which is classified as adventurous should pose some challenge to travelers. For instance, high altitude peaks provide rough weather conditions, steep slopes, and scarcity of oxygen. All these conditions make high-altitude treks challenging. One must go through some obstacles and push himself beyond these to overcome the challenges and win over fears.

What are the places you must visit?

A place suitable for adventure must comprise some challenges and should have availability of extreme sports. Here are a few places mentioned, along with their extreme adventurous sports.

  1. Gulmarg

Located in the lap of the Himalayas, Gulmarg is famous for skiing. If you have strong enthusiasm for skiing and you wish to enjoy the high mountains, this place is ideal. Apart from skiing, you can enjoy a cable car ride which is the highest in India.

  1. Goa

If you are a huge fan of water sports, then Goa is perfect for you. Think of any water sport, like Scuba diving, Snorkeling, parasailing, and Paragliding, all of these are available. The best beaches located around Colva, Baga, Mobor are home to water sports.

  1. Hampi

Hampi is located in Karnataka which comprises an exotic location of boulders in an area of 25 sq. Kilometers. These boulders attract adventure seekers from all over India and are hot-spots of rock climbing. From beginners to experts, all give it a try here.

  1. Sikkim

Sikkim has lofty hills and some plateaus which make it an excellent destination for mountain bikers. The steep slopes, narrow dirt roads through rural areas provide enough thrill. A constant view of Mt Kanchenjunga will keep you energized throughout the ride. Also, you can encounter some of the most exotic Himalayan wildlife.

  1. Rishikesh

Rishikesh lies north of Haridwar, the famous holy spot for Hindus. This place is calm and serene, away from most tourists. Rishikesh is famous for camps and clubs for Bungee jumping and swinging. It has the highest Bungee jumping spot in India.

  1. Meghalaya

Meghalaya is famous for its deep cavern systems of limestone. The longest cave system in India lies here, which makes spelunking more interesting. These caves include vertical climbing, steep slope ascending, and belly climbing.

  1. Mysore

It is famous for skydiving. Jumping from planes with a parachute is enough to cause an adrenaline rush.

  1. Spiti

Spiti in Kashmir is a famous destination for motorbiking.

  1. Andaman

The Andaman Islands are home to the best coral reefs and scuba diving is an important sport here.

  1. Zanskar

It lies in the Himalayas and is famous for the frozen river trek. This place is best visited during winters when the weather is strong enough to pose challenges.

All these places pose enough challenges and you can definitely give them a try. These happen to be amongst the most common and most adventurous spots in India. They provide a wide array of sports to give you an adrenaline rush.

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