Different people enjoy different sorts of travel. Some love to sit in the lap of nature and sip in doses of serenity while others cherish the sanctity of holy shrines and soak in their rich history. Then there are a different kind of travellers who seek an adventure.
Adventure can come in various forms and different people seek diverse thrills. However, one of the common aspects of adventure travellers is the need for an adrenaline rush. After all, adrenaline rush and a desire to explore something new is a strong motivator for these travel enthusiasts.
If you are one among them or just interested in having an exciting adventure, here are the 5 places you must visit in India. Also, These are perfect honeymoon destinations in India.
The first feeling that evokes in everyone on hearing about Rishikesh in Uttarakhand is that of holiness. Now that fact is definitely true with the spirituality at the place. However, the “Yoga Capital of the World” is also known for being an adventure sports heaven.
If you love to go on a thrill ride amidst the majestic beauty of the Himalayas, then toe your way to the North of India. Rishikesh offers a wide variety of adventure sports that will satiate every adventurer.
White water rafting on the Ganges river is now popular worldwide with the best time being March to September every year. Apart from rafting, one can indulge in backpacking, bungee jumping, hiking, rappelling and rock climbing to name a few.
By the end of this trip, you will be carrying back some bruises and bucketful of memories to cherish.
Goa is famous for its beaches and churches for decades now. Visitors from abroad and within the country flock to this tiny state on India’s West Coast for enjoyment and relaxation. Now, this state promises a lot more action than one would normally expect.
At Grande Island, you get to experience that “sinking” feeling with scuba-diving to witness the marine life and if lucky, a few dolphin sightings as well.
This state, although famous for beaches, offers a trekking opportunity to the Dudhsagar Falls where the final destination will make you return again and again.
Now, a visit to Goa cannot end without enjoying water thrills. There are a number of water sports here including parasailing, water-skiing and so on. Next time, you think of adventure, discount Goa at your own loss.
One of the most interesting adventure activity that comes to everyone’s mind is skydiving. Now, if you are one among many who think India does not have such a facility, well think again.
In fact, make your way to Mysuru in the southern state of Karnataka for the best skydiving experience in the country.There are a number of skydiving camps organised here that will both train you and then let you go free, in the sky!
You can undertake tandem jumping with a trainer, static jumping alone or cockpit flying to look at the world from an entirely different perspective.
So, get started and feel an adrenaline rush unlike any other in this almost “space” adventure.
Firstly, Ladakh is very popular for giving travellers the experience of driving on the highest motorable road in the world. This motor-biking opportunity is available at Khardung La pass in Ladakh.
Apart from the adventurous bike ride, this journey at 5359 metres above sea level also promises to be a pleasant and soul-searching one.
Now, there is a slightly less-known but no less adventurous trip in Ladakh. This is known as the Chadar Trek and you have to trek on a frozen trail. The freezing conditions, the thrill of conquering a snow trail and the ever-changing Chadar river will leave with an experience that will stay with you forever.
Thus, Ladakh has two very unique adventures on offer and you should not miss out either of them!
Every adventure need not be motion-intensive. If you do not believe me, then take a visit to the North-eastern state of Meghalaya to experience it.
The state is home to innumerable caves, waterfalls and nature spots. You need to indulge in caving here to feel the adrenaline rush despite not being in motion.
Out of the many hills, the Khasi Hills and the Jaintia Hills are popular for caving. The thrill of spending a night amidst nature in a cave, camping in there and enjoying nature on the way, is a truly unique experience everyone should embark on.
So, what are you waiting for? Get going right away.