Top 5 Destinations for Adventure Seekers in India

If an exhausting and back breaking work schedule is depriving you to enjoy a fun-filled time, then it is a time to break the monotony of work and plan an adventure holiday. You can plan the vacations at any time of the year and bring back some lost excitement into your life. There is no dearth of adventure places in India that will give you an adrenaline rush. Here are the various enthralling top destinations that will surely get you in a sporty mood:


Ladakh is renowned worldwide as an enchanting trekking destination that provides unforgettable memories. Millions of tourists all across the globe love to flock the picturesque region of Ladakh to enjoy trekking amidst the awe-inspiring landscapes and stunning locations. There are plenty of trekking places in this beautiful destination such as the Frozen River trek, Darchu Lamayuru trek, Lamayuru Alchi trek, Indus Valley trek, Ladakh Monastery trek, and Leh Ladakh tourism. The place is also a photographer’s paradise as he or she gets an opportunity to spot the wildlife. It is important that you must have good information about the weather conditions because the pleasant weather can suddenly turn into chilly icy winds leaving you totally amazed.

Rafting in the Ganga, RishikeshRafting in the Ganga, Rishikesh. Photo by Daniel Echeverri.


This famous adventure location is nestled in the breathtaking state of Uttaranchal. The rapids and rivers of Rishikesh make it an ideal spot to enjoy the mind-blowing landscape; moreover one gets to inhale pollution free air through the beach camping. The place is an absolute heaven for the adventure enthusiasts as it boasts of some of the best regions for camping such as the Shivpuri River Zone Camp, Jungle Camping, Camp Himalayan Journey, Brahmpuri Beach Camp, Devprayag Camp and so on. By beach camping in Rishikesh, you can witness the scenic charm and attraction of the majestic snow-clad mountains. The place is also full of thick forests and wonderful species wildlife.

Skiing at ManaliSkiing at Manali.


Surrounded by mountains, alluring Manali is situated in the Kulu Valley region of Himachal Pradesh. The place provides you an experience of a lifetime to witness the magnificent temples, monasteries, waterfalls and lush-green dense forests. Adventure enthusiasts would definitely have a fun-filled time in this wonderful place as it offers them an opportunity to indulge in various kinds of fascinating activities like rock climbing, hiking, camping, trekking and skiing. The splendid beauty of Manali will surely be a treat for your soul and eyes.


Darjeeling is a popular hill station that is nestled in the state of West Bengal. It is an ideal place to experience the pleasant climate and snow-covered peaks. Some of the renowned tourist places of Darjeeling are Nightingale Park, Tiger Hill, Bhutia Bustee Monastery, Rock Garden and Ava Art Gallery. The best way to explore the real beauty of the region is through the trekking and mountain biking. You can find a lot of popular trekking options perched near the Indo-Nepal border. Do not miss a ride in the “Toy Train” and have the sweet memories.


Ever imagined adventure activities in the sand dunes of Rajasthan? You will be quite surprised to hear this, but yes, it is a reality. You can explore the spectacular desert by spending the night in luxury camps. You can sit on the back of a camel and experience the real thrill and have the unforgettable time. Do not miss a jeep safari and traverse through the mystical jungles.

As you can see, India has an abundant range of delightful adventure destinations that are worth a visit. So, pick one of them, pack your bags and experience a memorable holiday.

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Shubhanshi Aggarwal is a blogger from New Delhi, India. She enjoys traveling around various destinations in India and abroad. She is an avid adventure lover. You can follow her on LinkedIn and on Twitter.


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