What is life but a grand adventure. And if you are an adventure junkie, you are already living it to the fullest. Popular adventure sports like bungee jumping and river rafting are something we all know. However, there are a few other adventures that can get your heart racing the same way. Do try them and feel the adrenaline rushing through your veins and making you feel alive.
Hot air ballooning
What’s better than floating through the sky feeling weightless? You can drift through the sky, enjoying the panoramic view among birds. And who knows, you might feel like one too.
Where to go: Jaipur, Rajsthan, Maharastra
Cost: Rs 8000-12000
It is a type of zip line tour where you are attached to a pulley sloping downwards, and you, exploring the whole area while hanging at a high altitude.
Where to go: Rishikesh and Neemrana fort offer best flying fox rides in India.
Cost– Rs 1400 in Rishikesh and Rs 2000 in Neemrana
Does rolling down a hill inside a ball sounds fun to you? Yes, then Zorbing is the best adventure for you. This fun filled balloon ride can be enjoyed on water too.
Where to go: Manali, Lonavala, Pahalgam
Cost: Rs 350
Experience flying on a whole anotherer level, in a two seater open aircraft. The aircraft is ultra light and will be a treat to your adventurous mind.
Where to go: Mysore, Bangalore
Cost: Rs 4500
Cliff jumping is not for the weak of heart. Jumping from 30ft cliff will give a rush to you and maybe a new found appreciation for life (it did to me!). So, what are you waiting for? Take the leap of faith and free fall in the water. You will feel like a star.
Where to go: Rishikesh
Cost: Rs 400 including river rafting.
We all walk on land all the time. It’s time to walk underwater and explore the aquatic life. You will be greeted with a diverse range of flora and fauna.
Where to go: Goa, Andaman and Nicobar Island
Cost: Rs 2500
Although it is fairly popular, we believe one can never experience enough hills and mountains. Altitude is the key to adventure and trekking is the way to go.
Where to go: Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, etc.
Kayaking offers you peace of a silent river as well as the thunder of a rolling rapid. You can choose a course according to your preference and enjoy the water with a paddle for company.
Where to go: Karnataka(Kali River), Rishikesh
Cost: A kayak will cost Rs 8000
Aren’t waterfalls mesmerizing? We just love to visit them and enjoy the view. Now, imagine descending down the waterfall using a rope. Sounds thrilling, doesn’t it? Waterfall rappelling is the ultimate thing to do when craving adventure.
Where to go: Pune, Rishikesh, Khandala
Cost: around Rs 550
Cycling is something we all did when we were young. It wasn’t adventurous then, but you can explore hills, mountains, forests and what not while cycling. And I promise you, it will be an adventure of a lifetime.
Where to go: Mangalore to Goa, Coorg to Munnar
We are going hot air ballooning and waterfall rappelling. What is your pick from the list?