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Seek the Thrill: Adventure Destinations in India

adventure tourism in India

Adventure is an impeccable experience which fills your mind and soul with unexplainable happiness. Most people associate being adventurous with daredevil activities. But it does not necessarily have to be so. Travelling is one of the best ways to satiate your wild spirit. India has emerged as one of the world’s most popular places for adventure travel due to this vast and diversified landscape. From river rafting in Rishikesh to cave expeditions in Meghalaya and scuba diving in the Andaman Islands, there are plenty of choices to make out of best adventure places in India. If you are fascinated about an irresistible experience, Kiros Travels offers the most attractive adventure tour packages for the thrill seeker in you.

Here are seven top travel destinations to get your adrenaline flowing

Bir Billing

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Bir and Billing are two small villages, located in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Together, they are referred to as the Paragliding Capital of India. The take-off site is at Billing, which is situated 18 km north of Bir that is the landing site. This is considered one of the best paragliding sites in the world. Riders can enjoy the mesmerizing views of the Himalayas and lush green meadows dotted with monasteries. It is one of the best spots for adventure tourism in India. Bir is also home to a Tibetan refugee settlement with several Buddhist monasteries and a large stupa. Not as crowded as Shimla or Manali, Bir Billing is perfect for a blissful holiday.

Leh Ladakh

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The Leh and Ladakh region is a treasure trove of unexplored beautiful locales. From trekking to mountain biking, river rafting, paragliding, or camping at frozen lakes, it is a must-visit destination for all adventure lovers. Located between the Karakoram Mountains in the north and the Greater Himalayas in the south, Ladakh is mostly unexplored. The high altitude Himalayan terrain makes it a difficult location to travel. But the spell-binding views of the virgin mountains attract many tourists. Kiros Travels offers some of the challenging bike journeys to this part of the country which make you feel at the edge of your life. The drive from Leh to Ladakh via one of the highest mountain passes in India is a major attraction among tourists. There are also many Buddhist monasteries in this region that add to the tourism appeal.

Rishikesh

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Rishikesh in Uttarakhand is known as the Adventure Capital of India. It offers river rafting, bungee jumping, rappelling, kayaking, cliff jumping, rock climbing, zip lining and many other adventure activities. The most famous sport here is the white river rafting that takes place in the thunderous waters of Ganga River against the breathtaking scenery of the Shivalik Hills. Rishikesh also has the highest bungee jumping platform in India at a height of 83 meters. The spiritual town promises to be a great adrenaline rush for all tourists. Rishikesh is one of the highlights of adventure tourism in India promising an unforgettable experience.

Roopkund Trek   

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The Roopkund glacier lake is situated at an altitude of 15,750 feet. Regarded as one of the most difficult trekking expeditions in the Himalayan Mountains, the Roopkund Lake is a dream destination for many adventure seekers. The mysterious lake is most well known for famous for the hundreds of skeletons found at the bottom of the lake dating back to 15th century AD. It is surrounded by rock-strewn glaciers and snow clad mountains, making it one of the enthralling trekking tours in India.

Zanskar Valley

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Add this destination to your Kashmir diaries. Situated at an elevation of 13,154 above sea level, the valley is nestled between two high latitude glacial lakes. It is a land of breathtaking scenery. The Zanskar Valley is home to some cave monasteries. The main attraction here is the numerous trekking trails around the region and river rafting. Due to extremely cold temperatures, the valley is cut off from the rest of the world for over 9 months of the year.

Auli

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Located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Auli is a premier skiing destination. With its 3 kilometers long slope and a 500-meter long ski lift, tourists can enjoy an exhilarating skiing experience that promises them a high adrenaline rush. Moreover, the magnificent views of the Himalayas are an added attraction making Auli is a top choice for adventure tour packages in India.

Andaman Islands 

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The Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the Indian Ocean offers tourists some of the most beautiful traveling locales. There are pristine white beaches, active volcanoes and mangroves to see here. One major attraction is the activity of Scuba Diving in the Andaman Islands. Swimming across colorful coral reefs and seabed gardens with beautifully patterned fishes, it is one of the best diving experiences you can have in India.

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  1. Do you have Kashmir tour packages

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