Adventure Sports In India

India is blessed with beautiful geographical diversity. It has diverse geography with deserts, mountains, seashore, swamps, and forests across its landscape. The Himalayas are one of the highest, stunning mountains, with higher and lower ranges. The Himalayas have been an attractive place for adventurer lovers. The snow-capped peaks always welcome people around the world. India is the right place for adventure and thrill seekers. There are various adventure sports in India, some of the most thrilling and intriguing sports in India. To experience real adventure, here is the list of such adventure sports in India with their names.

Paragliding

Paragliding in India is one of the most popular adventure sports in India. Paragliding sports will ensure that your dream to fly in the sky will be fulfilled. Now, with the help of paragliding adventure sports in India, you can conquer the heights of the sky and feel every moment of life. Bir Billing is Pioneer in paragliding sports and carries the title of one of the most popular paragliding locations in the world. Paragliding is an emerging popular in the world where people have a chance to fly in the sky like a bird. It is the sport of flying through the sky using a parachute Canopy connected with threads. The parachute is made in such a way that it forms the shape of a wing during flight. To participate, you need to put the harness on and connect the saddle with a paragliding pilot, and you will have to run with him from the mountains or hills having high altitudes so that you will achieve a great height to fly in the sky. If you visit Dharamshala and Mcleodganj Himachal Pradesh, you can witness one of the best places for Paragliding in India. Dharamshala paragliding is quite famous for Starters. Dharamshala is about a 6 to 8 hours ride from Chandigarh and 2 Hours Ride from Pathankot. Dharamshala has mountains with a high altitude of 1700m to 4700 m above sea level. The Paragliding In Dharamshala is conducted near Tang Narwana Village. It’s a safe ride, and the operators ensure to follow instructions for your safety. 

Paragliding cost in India starts from 2000₹ to 9000₹ which depends on how you select your Paragliding, i.e., whether you choose a guide, squad, or do Paragliding by yourself. The best time for Paragliding is about Mar to June and Sep-Nov months.

Paragliding

Parasailing

Parasailing is the same as Paragliding. You can enjoy parasailing as well as Paragliding. But the difference between Paragliding and parasailing is the place and the speed. In parasailing, instead of flying from high altitudes, you can fly through sea level with the help of a parachute. The parachute is connected to the boat, and with the help of the speed of the boat, you can fly with speed using a parachute above sea level. The best season to do parasailing is between October to March months. The best places in India to enjoy parasailing are Goa beaches and Odisha beaches. The cost of parasailing in India is 950₹ to 1500₹ 

Parasailing

Zipline

Zipline sport adventure is also known as flying fox. With the help of Zipline adventure sport, you can fly like superman at high speed, cross through valleys, and briefly reach from one mountain to another. In recent years, zip lining in India has gained more popularity than Paragliding. One can search “zip lining near me” on Google to know which places can allow you to enjoy the adrenaline rush and thrill of going through mountains and valleys like superman. Zipline cost in India is from about 800₹ to 2000₹. If you arrive at Dharamshala and want to ride a Zipline, head on to Hill ventures for a 305 m Zipline ride.

ZIPLINE

River Rafting

Rafting and whitewater rafting are outdoor recreational activities that use an inflatable raft to navigate a river or other body of water. The inflatable boat is manned by a team and a trained Coxswain to guide the raft through different degrees of water. The Coxswain deals significant part of the risk by controlling the direction of the raft through the river surfs at a specific risk scale to provide a thrilling experience to the participants. River Rafting is practiced in Kullu Valley on the Beas river. If you are coming to Himachal for vacation, don’t miss out on a chance to have a hands-on in this sport.

Rafting

Rock climbing

Rock climbing is a recreational sport of climbing up a natural or an artificial rock upwards with the assistance of a harness, rope, and a belayer to reach the summit without falling. The sport is assisted with a rope and a belayer for protection in case of a fall. In case of any fall, the belayer can control the fall, and the person can land safely. Some people also use an advanced form of Rock climbing as Bouldering, which is not assisted with any rope or harness on relatively small rocks. They use crash mats in case of a fall. Bouldering is a sport for professionals. Rappelling is another form of the sport with descending down a vertical cliff, natural or artificial, assisted by a rope and descender to have a controlled descent.

ROCK-CLIMBING

Conclusion

To experience some nerve-racking experiences, one should do the Paragliding, parasailing, and zip lining sport adventure. Even though you are not a fan of adventure and worrying about the safety of these adventure sports, you should still do these activities because these activities are safe, and you will not regret doing them. However, one should not go for Paragliding, parasailing, or zip lining in the season of rain, because there are more chances of having accidents. The best season to do such activities is November to March. Hill venture is there for your safety and guidance through these adventure sports. 

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