Top Places for Adventure Holidays in India

If you’re a thrill seeker and plan to go to a place that offers adventure sports then look no further. These awesome adventure holidays in India are sure to give you an adrenaline rush. So pack your bags and book your tickets for an exciting trip with your buddies.

Dive into a thrilling experience:

  1. Paragliding in Bir Billing

Bir Billing in Himachal Pradesh located in the Joginder Nagar Valley is famous for Paragliding among adventure seekers. The best time to visit is between Oct-June when the weather is perfect and wind conditions are favorable for flying. Just 70 km from Dharmshala, this little Buddhist village hosted the first ever Paragliding World Cup of India in October 2015.

Cost Per Person – INR 2500 onwards

Duration – 15 to 30 Minutes

  1. River rafting in Rishikesh

This holy town in Uttrakhand is famous amongst foreigners and locals for white water river rafting. Enjoy rafting in the gushing currents of Ganges surrounded by mighty Himalayas. You can camp overnight at this scenic place or just book River Rafting anytime between 8 AM to 6 PM. Best season is between Sep-Mid June, during winters the freezing temperature makes it challenging for river rafting.

Cost Per Person – INR 450 to 1800

Duration – 2 Hrs to 5 Hours

  1. Rock climbing in Hampi

Hampi in Karnataka is a UNESCO heritage site that is fast becoming famous as a place for adventure holidays in India. It has mighty caves, temples, forts and monolithic structures that attract rock climbers from around the globe. In order to reach Hampi one has to first reach Hospet which is well connected to major cities of south India. Best time to visit is between Oct-Mar.

  1. Scuba diving in Havelock Island

Havelock Island in Andamans has many world class diving schools offering advanced level certificate courses. Explore the rich and diverse marine life while diving among the coral reefs of this picturesque island. Dec-Feb is the best time to visit this place.

Cost Per Person – INR 18000 onwards

Duration – Starting from 2 to 3 Days

  1. Bungee jumping in Lonavala

Della Adventure Parks in Lonavala, Maharashtra offers a jumping platform of 45 meters, operational between 11 AM to 9 PM.  It is one of the largest adventure parks in India located near Mumbai. Bungee jumping at this place is suitable for people aged above 10 years and weighing more than 35 kg. After completion you even get a certificate for overcoming your fear of heights.

Cost Per Person – INR 2500

Duration – 15 Minutes

  1. Zip-lining in Neemrana

Enjoy the majestic view while zipping across the Neemrana fort in a unique and thrilling new way. Located just 122 km from delhi it can be reached under 2 hours by car. The best time to visit is during the winter months from Nov-Feb. The fort entry is free if one books a Zip-Lining tour.

Cost Per Person – INR 1850 (Adults) INR 1650 (Students)

Duration – 1.5 to 2 Hours

  1. Skiing in Auli

Located in Garhwal and Kumaon region of Uttrakhand, Auli offers breathtakingly gorgeous snow capped slopes that are ideal for skiing. Ski lovers throng this place during the winter months.  GMVN (Garhwal Madal Vikas Nigam Ltd.) and Winter Games Association of Uttrakhand organize a Skiing championship in February that attracts a major crowd.

Cost Per Person – INR 13000 onwards

Duration – 6 Days (Beginners Course)

  1. Hot Air Balloon ride in Pushkar

Pushkar fair organized annually between Oct-Nov is not only famous for its camel rides and overnight camps. One can book a hot air balloon ride and enjoy the view of golden sand dunes, glistening Pushkar Lake and numerous temples while flying 1200 feet high above the ground. They operate twice a day- 5:00 AM and 4:30 PM. Experience the beautiful landscape like never before. It will be a ride to remember for years to come.

 Cost per person – INR 12000 onwards.

Duration – 30 to 60 Minutes

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I'm a big time foodie & part-time dentist who got bitten by the travel bug. My quest for good food takes me to obscure but amazing places. When I'm not travelling I love to spend time with my 9-month old baby who is just as consumed by wanderlust as her parents.