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5 ADVENTURE SPORTS TO TRY OUT IN INDIA

5 ADVENTURE SPORTS TO TRY OUT IN INDIA

You've been making that bucket list for far too long now—adding places and adventures to the list with the littlest care for practicality. It's only when it comes to execution that you realise that they may be tad farfetched and that keeping one foot on the ground may not be such a bad idea after all. While that might help, finding alternatives to explore helps too—especially ones that are closer home, so you don’t have to wait too long on your adventures. Here's a list of adventure sports to try out in India that will give you the thrills without the FOMO.
skiing in kashmir

Skiing in Kashmir



The place renowned for being heaven on Earth not only lives up to its hype but entirely supersedes expectations when you find yourself skiing against the most picturesque pan view of the Himalayas. That, right there, is where your reality finally looks better than your dreams.

Other things to do—Snowboarding, gondola rides

scuba diving in andaman

Scuba Diving in Andaman



Whether on a budget or the thought of The Great Barrier Reef has you looking at the calendar like you have no time, a trip to the closest island to your country sounds like a feasible option. The underwater creatures are similar and your underwater cam is definitely the same. So why not?

Other things to do—Snorkeling, jet-skiing

water zorbing in goa

Water Zorbing in Goa



One of the best sports there is, Zorbing is where you're trapped (safely) inside an orb and sent tumbling like Jill down the hill. The only difference is that Water Zorbing is done on different water bodies—lakes, rivers and ponds. You can't not try this out, and not have your world tumble upside down. No!

Other things to do—Banana rides, water skiing

bungee jumping in rishikesh

Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh



You've had a thing for ‘jumping with joy’ ever since you were a little kid, jumping on trampolines and/or in inflated castles. Well, this is where Bungee Jumping comes to your rescue, in your adulthood. Takes a little courage, this one, but nothing that the scenic mountains and valleys of Rishikesh do not make up for.

Other things to do—Cliff jumping, river rafting

mountain biking in sikkim

Mountain Biking in Sikkim



The mountainous terrains of Sikkim, passing through flower valleys and tea plantations that make you wonder where you’ve landed, are great for mountain bikers looking for the thrill of cycling on uneven plains and for bumping into fellow bikers willing to race you to the top.

Other things to do—Trekking, paragliding

Image Credits: Adventure Nation, Shikhar, Holiday India Online, Whatshot, Cinemax Travel

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