India is a land of such adventure that it is said”If you do not find it in India, you will not find it anywhere in the world” Visitors are spoilt for choice due to the wide range of activities they can engage in. The following are must visit destinations for travelers who are keen on adventure:
Alaknanda River is one of the popular rafting destinations in India. Rafting is the only superb way of exploring the river and appreciating its beauty. Adventurers from all over the world come here since it is said to be one of the easiest places for river rafting.
The river offers an opportunity not just for the ordinary thrills and spills but for an expedition-style experience. Rafting down the river is considered as the ultimate wilderness experience unlike the usual one-day rafting trip that most tourists are used to. There is no doubt that if you love outdoors and feel you are ready for the ultimate challenge then this is the place to go for an experience you will remember for a lifetime.
Trekking in the Indian Himalayas
A real adventure guide would not be complete without including a trek in the Himalayas. Trekking in the high attitude region of the Himalayas not only offers you the opportunity to get up close with nature but also provides the perfect opportunity to interact with locals who are native to the area.
Travelers should ensure that they take all the essentials required for trekking in the jungle such as water and wide-brimmed hats. During the expedition you are required to abide by the rules of responsible tourism such as not littering or harming the environment.
Gulmarg, the flower laden meadow
Gulmarg is a meadow full of flowers located about 3000 meters; it is a heavenly place with unmatched beauty. The area is covered by dense forests consisting of fir and pine trees which add to the beauty of the site. On the other hand if you love golf this is the place to be since Gulmarg is one of the highest international golf courses in the world.
Travelers can access this site using the cable car which adds to the excitement since the Gulmarg Gondola is one of the longest and highest cable cars in Asia. Summer is considered as the best time to visit Gulmarg and the way to this site is half the enchantment of getting there.
Jim Corbett National Park
Jim Corbett National Park is among the sanctuaries with well preserved wildlife in India. The fauna in the park is a major tourist attraction from all over the world. There are not only tigers but also many types of deer, sloth bear, black bear and jackals. The park is also home to a large variety of reptiles, birds and fish. Adventurers can engage in outdoors activities such as wildlife and jungle camps as well as jungle safaris. One of the favorite activities is jeep safaris which are the most convenient way of exploring the park and experience the fauna and flora first hand.