Having a wide and diverse terrain, India has become a hotspot for various adventure sports activities and well-known as one of the world’s best places for its traditional and adventures games. Let’s have a look at these top adventure sports in India.
Skiing is an attractive winter sport commonly played in India. This adventure sport is popular among experienced skiers. It may not necessarily be a good choice for beginners with lack of professional skills.
Heli-skiing in India helps you enjoy the beauty of the snow-covered mountains of the Himalayas.
Famous destinations for heli-skiing in India: Gulmarg (Kashmir), Manali (Himachal Pradesh).
2. Snorkelling and Scuba Diving
Dive into the sea gives you the opportunity to discover the beautiful and exotic life in the water. Snorkeling is done from the surface of the water, requiring a special diving mask, a breathing tube, and swimming fins.
On the other hand, this sport also requires a bit of skill or training and the awareness of the existence of some risk. It is popular among beginners as well as professionals, who want to experience the magic of coral reefs and colorful sea life.
Famous destinations for snorkelling and scuba diving in India: Goa, Andaman Islands, Netrani (Karnataka), Lakshwadeep Islands, Barracuda Islands of Netrani.
Paragliding is an adventure sport with free-flying parachutes when the operator sits on a suspended belt. The shape in the air depends on the lines hanging on the glider and the air pressure.
The players will be somehow thrilled, but in return they will be able to enjoy the beautiful valleys beneath the surrounding hills.
Famous destinations for paragliding in India: Kamshet (Maharashtra), Bir (Himachal Pradesh), Stok Kangri (Ladakh), Solang, Goa, Darjeeling.
4. Hot air ballooning
Hot air ballooning is the best way to experience the vast sky and enjoy the view of the land below. This adventure sport helps you discover amazing corners that are even unexplored with the breathtaking views of the sky.
Famous destinations for hot air ballooning in India: Pushkar, Jaipur, Ranthambore National Park.