Best adventure activities to do in India – I

We as human beings are always looking for adventures in revitalise our souls. Soaring peaks and mountains, captivating rivers, challenging terrains and other natural marvels, India is loaded with so many amazing place to explore. Here are some of best places and activities in India to feed your desire to go on the adventurous trips.

  1. Angling and White Water Rafting in Subansiri

Flowing through Arunachal Pradesh, Subansiri River originates from Tibet. This is amongst the most popular destination for Golden Masheer, Trout and Goonj fishing sports. Angling allows you to go into a less explored and untraveled territory in the special part of the Himalayas, where you will hardly see any population and there is kilometres of sustained natural wealth. The river has extremely fast rapids for almost 150 kilometres. While you go for rafting in the river, there’s no visibility of roads but only vertical rock, which makes it even more mesmerising. In addition to enjoying the fun in fishing and river rafting, you can take back memories that last for a lifetime.

  1. Siang Valley Trekking- Arunachal Pradesh

Siang Valley trek offers you a nerve-wracking trek that goes on for a while. Usually it takes 7-9 days to explore this mystique valley. This is considered as a moderate trek where you can enjoy the spick-and-span quality of Arunachal Pradesh. The trek takes you to Tsangpo River that lies in Tibet which joins the Brahmaputra River in Assam. Best time to take up this trek is October to February. This is one of the most fascinating place in east of India, and you are sure to have a memorable adventurous experience here.

  1. Wildlife Safari in Nameri National Park, Assam

At Nameri National Park, you can see some of the rare and mysterious wildlife species. The place is also refered as the “land of Magic”. Nameri National Park house over 300 species of birds and animals including Sambar, hog deer, tigers, bison, muntjac, wild boar, capped langur and the Malayan giant squirrel. Fishing Eagles, Black-necked Storks and other resident and many more migratory birds are also seen here. While traveling through the forests, Wreathed Hornbills may be seen flying overhead. Located nearly 181 km. from Guwahati, it is just the right place for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers with its breath taking natural beauty. Accommodation at the Nameri National Park is very basic. You can find tented camps with modern toilets.

  1. Paragliding in Goa

Paragliding is probably one of the most spine-chilling adventure sport. Goa, with all its splendour, is the ultimate destination for paragliding and other adventure sports in India. Just give wings to your dreams and witness the enchanted magnificence of the warmish beaches and blue water.  Paragliding is done under the presence of professional pilots and instructors with various precautionary measures so as to ensure the safety. The adventure sports are not available throughout the year in Goa. If you are planning a trip to Goa to enjoy the sport, you need to make it between October and March. Paragliding along with other water sports remain close during the April to September due to heavy rains and high tides in the sea.

  1. Scuba Diving at Grande Island

For those who are looking for an inside water adventure, try out Scuba diving in the shallow shores of Goa, famous for their rich marine life. Although you will not get to see gigantic coral reefs here, the scintillating underwater life will definitely excite you. Goa embraces some of the most amazing scuba diving sites around the Grand Island, which are only a few kilometres away from South Goa. The underwater visibility here is more than 5 m that allows divers to enjoy the beautiful coral gardens beneath the sea surface. Your adventure holiday in Goa is incomplete if you have not tried Scuba diving at Grand Island.

  1. Jeep Safari in Gir National Park

Located in Gujrat, Gir National Park is most adored by the travellers for Jeep Safari. A ride in the wild wasteland is such a gutsy thought for each traveller. This wildlife sanctuary is the home to wildlife including Asiatic lions, vultures and pythons. Viewing the roaming Lions and wild species from open-rooftop jeep is a mind-blowing affair. Best time to visit Gir National Park is in the winter season, from November to March. During this time, the weather is cool and the chances of seeing many more migrating birds and animals are higher. The Park remains closed for the visitors from June to October due to monsoon. This place is not less than paradise for animal and nature lovers.

The list of adventurous activities in this incredible country does not end up here. Watch out the space for more such thrilling and exciting things to do in India.

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