Top 5 Adventure Travel Destinations In India

India is the land of spices, traditions, rich heritage and culture and of course Bollywood. But it is also a great spot for adventure enthusiasts to experience the thrill at by going for a hike or white water rafting, or living in the wild. Read about the top 5 adventure travel destinations in India.

Gulmarg

Jammu and Kashmir
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Described as ‘the heart of winter sports’ by CNN, Gulmarg offers a variety of activities to soothe the adventure enthusiast’s heart. Gulmarg is most popular adventure travel destinations in India.  Go skiing in slopes varying from 8,700 to 10,500 feet while enjoying the scenery the place offers. Play some golf in what is touted to be one of the best golf courses – and the highest [2,650 m] – in the world. Go for a trek in the mountains and enjoy the grandeur of Mt. Nanga Parbat and the greenery around, breathe in the fresh air and rejuvenate yourself.

Zanskar

Zanskar River
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A place famous for its snow-capped mountains and beautiful monasteries, Zanskar, located in the interior of Leh, has all the markings of a great time. With snow comes skiing, sledding, tobogganing and other winter sports and of course trekking. You can choose the route you want to go on, but the most famous site for treks and camping is the Chandor Lake, formed by the freezing of the Zanskar River.

Stop and appreciate the beauty of the largest glacier in Ladakh, the ‘Drang – Drung’ or go for a picnic in the Suru Valley, a place with plenty of ‘kodak-worthy’ moments. Experience the thrill of rushing down the river with white water rafting on one of the many tributaries of the Zanskar River.

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park
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Not a fan of the chilly air and the snowy mountains the various hill stations have to offer? Visit the Kaziranga National Park, Assam for a wildlife adventure. The home of over 1.500 one-horned rhinoceros and many other endangered species, this park is a treat for the wildlife enthusiasts.

Read : Guide to Corbett National Park

Tour the forest with an elephant and spot elephants, tigers, langur, monitor lizards and a host of other animals in this park, or go for the more traditional Jeep safari. Be the early bird and catch a view of the Barasingha.

Lakshadweep Islands

Lakshwadweep
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If you are more of a water baby than the wildlife enthusiast or skier, head to the Lakshwadweep Islands for some fun and frolic in the big, blue sea. Fall in love with the ocean by going for the ‘Glass Bottom’ trip underwater and see how the underwater world lives. They say the world seems more alive at night and what better way to experience it than fishing? Not your cup of tea? Hire a night boat and float in the open sea under the starry skies.

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Explore the various islands around, watch the turtles on a full moon night or go reef snorkeling and admire the raw beauty of the islands.

Goa

Goa Beach
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Goa is one of the top adventure travel destinations in India. When talking about adventure and adrenaline, you can mention Goa on your list. Goa with its sandy beaches and cool waters is a paradise for water sports and other activities.

Read : Best hotels in goa near beach

Snorkel, scuba dive, surf, go for a ride in the ‘banana boat’ or play a game of tag on the various beaches of Goa. With trekking trips being planned annually by the Goa Hiking Association in October and dolphin and crocodile spotting trips organized, Goa has something for everyone. So go ahead, find out what Goa has to offer you.

9 thoughts on “Top 5 Adventure Travel Destinations In India

  1. Wonderful places indeed!

    I sure am glad I’ve visited most of them long back, though each one seems like a new place even now when you visit them. There is so much beauty all around just waiting to be tapped.

    Thanks for sharing 🙂

  2. Hello,
    India is most beautiful country & there are many amazing travel destination for tourist, like as some beautiful destination has been shared in this article. This article show wonderful sound for travel destination.

  3. @Harleen Singh,
    Glad to know that you have visited most of them. You are absolutely right Harleena, really those are wonderful and charming places to visit.

    @Siya Aroro
    Welcome to our blog and thanks for your feedback. Of-course Siya, India is most beautiful country, You can experience all the fun and thrills in India.

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