Adventure Tours


If you are fond of adrenalin rushes and like to take on risks, your journey to India or any place which is well known for offering several adventure tours is incomplete. Once you are done with the different places of interest in the country, turn your attention to adventure tours. Yes, there is a lot of excitement in store for you. And there are surprises at every corner.

Just as medical tourism has gained prominence in India, more and more people are willing to take risks for the sake of fun! Sounds weird? But, this is true, if you come across an individual who is fond of adventure sports, you bet, he can go to any length to satisfy his hunger for adventure. Thankfully, India has plenty to offer to such travelers too.

Arranging Adventure Tours In India

There are many tour operators in India that organize these trips as separate packages or will include adventure tours in their all inclusive packages. For instance, if you are planning a trip to Goa and you book your trip with a travel agent offering pre-scheduled trips, your itinerary may have 2 days of adventure tours included. Exclusive adventure tours On the contrary, there are many travel agents who organize adventure tours exclusively for the adventure freaks. These tours include a pre-schedule tour and will include different types of adventure sports. The pre scheduled trips involve less responsibility from your side. All you need to do is pay some dollars for your trip to the travel agent. This is usually, the cost of the all inclusive package and you can wash your hands off any other responsibility like hotel bookings, flight bookings, and sightseeing arrangements etc. This is a lot easier but hectic at times. This is because you have to pace your activities according to the pre-decided schedule of the tour operators. Nevertheless, it is fun.

Some of the adventure tours/sports you can undertake while you travel to India include the following. The names of places where these adventure sports can be enjoyed are also given below -

Mountaineering

Best time to do - May through October.
Places
- Himalayan ranges, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradeshetc.

Angling

Best time to do - October to November
Places
- Orissa, Goa, Kerala, Andaman Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Lakshadweep,Uttar Pradeshetc.

Skiing

Best time to do - December through March
Places - Auli, Gulmarg etc.

Gliding

Best time to do - Round the year
Places
- Solang, Kullu, Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Nainital, Garhwal etc.

Rock Climbing

Best time to do - Round the year
Places - Badami, Thutali, Raogodhu, Kabbal, Savandurga, Matha Bura, Susunia Hills etc.

Trekking

Best time to do for
Low Altitude - February and March
High Altitude - April and May
Places - Gangotri, Pindari Glacier Trek, Nanda Devi, Jalori Pass, Solang Valley, Kaza etc.

Scuba Diving

Best time to do - Any time during the year
Places - Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands etc.

Air Ballooning

Best time to do - October through March
Places - Over Taj Mahal, Rajasthan etc.

Water Rafting

Best time to do in
Ganga
- September to May
Alakananda - October to November
Indus - July to September
Beas - May to June

Try different forms of accommodation As far as accommodation is concerned, you will find lodging facilities in all the places. You may also opt for different forms of accommodation depending on the place where you are traveling. For instance, if you are out for a trekking trip, you can put up at a tent and spend your night in it. You can make your adventurous tours full of fun and frolic by taking part in the activities mentioned above.



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