Take a break from the usual grind of 9 to 5 life and add some thrill to your life by taking part in the adventure activities in India in May. From white water rafting in Rishikesh to trekking in the hills of Uttarakhand, from skiing in Gulmarg to scuba diving in the crystal clear waters of Andamans, there are a number of activities to take part in.
Here is the list of 7 sports you must try these summers –
Bungee Jumping at Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
With a bungee jumping podium of 83 metres, Rishikesh makes for a perfect spot to enjoy the bliss of weightlessness. Proper assistance and equipment are provided to you before the jump. You can also enjoy white water rafting, mountain climbing, kayaking and river crossing when in Rishikesh.
Nearest Railway Station: Haridwar Railway Station (21 km)
How to Reach: Well-connected by roadways, airways and railways. With ixigo app, travellers can opt for flight, train or bus booking online to Haridwar as per their budget.
A Trek to Roopkund, Uttarakhand
If you are interested in trekking and hiking and haven’t covered the Roopkund trek yet, you must start planning it right now. It is one of the most picturesque treks in the country and a heaven for trekkers and nature lovers.
Altitude: 14,600 ft
How to Reach: Delhi – Haridwar – Rishikesh – Karnprayag – Wan – Bedni Bugyal – Bagubassa – Roopkund – Bedni Bugyal – Wan – Trek to Roopkund
Skydiving in Mysore, Karnataka
If you ever dreamt of flying like a bird, skydiving is the thing for you. One of the best destinations to try skydiving in India is definitely Mysore. Nestled amidst the majestic Chamundi Hills, Mysore owns a beautiful skyline.
Height: 10,000 to 15,000 ft
Nearest Railway Station: Mysore Junction Railway Station
Flyboarding in Goa, Goa
We all were fascinated by the action scene of Bang Bang, when Hrithik Roshan springs out of the water in a flyboard. Now, you can also try the same stunt in the Baina Beach, Goa. A combination of a jet ski and jetpack, flyboarding is the newest invention in the field of adventure sports.
Height: upto 15 metre
Location: Baina Beach
Nearest Railway Station: Madgaon Railway Station (22 km)
Bike trip from Manali to Ladakh
Crystal clear lakes, snow-capped mountains, rusty terrains and serenity is what Ladakh is all about. It is one of the best places to go for an adventure trip in India. If you really want to go for an adventurous tour with your friends, then you must try a bike trip from Manali to Ladakh.
Duration: 5 nights/6 days (can vary accordingly)
Height: 9,800 ft
How to Reach: Manali – Jispa – Pang – Leh – Pangong Lake – Leh – Sarchu – Manali
Scuba Diving at Andamans
Want to see the underwater world? Try scuba diving in Andamans! Dive into crystal clear waters of Andamans and witness the most beautiful coral reefs, fascinating basalt formations and underwater creatures.
Paragliding in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh
Kullu, nestled amidst snow-clad mountains and lush greenery, is the best place to enjoy paragliding. From amateurs to professionals, thousands of adventure seekers and adrenaline junkies visit this destination every year. Lofty peaks, oak forests, crystal clear water bodies and snow-covered mountains make for a mind-blowing view from the top.
Height: 8,000 ft
Time: 20-30 minutes
So what are you waiting for? Choose one of these top 7 adventure activities in India in May and give life to the dormant adventure junkie in you.