Adventure sports tourism is currently the leading trend in the world today. With its vast and diverse terrain, India has become a hot tourist destination for various extreme sports activities. Here is a list of the top 7 extreme sports that you should try if coming to India.
1. Skiing or Heli-Skiing
Skiing is an attractive winter sport made in India. This extreme sport is popular among experienced skiers. It may not necessarily be a good choice for beginners, or lack of professional skills when skiing. Skiing with helicopters in India helps you enjoy the beauty of the snow-covered mountains of the Himalayas. Famous destinations for Heli-Skiing in India are Gulmarg (Kashmir) or Manali (Himachal Pradesh)
Paragliding is an adventure sport with free-flying parachutes. The driver sits on a suspender belt. The wavy shape in the air depends on the hanging wires hanging on the glider and air pressure. Players will feel nervous but in return will have the opportunity to admire the beautiful valleys beneath the surrounding hills.
3. Slide the adventure waterfall
River rafting or strong currents is one of the most popular water sports in India. This adventurous activity helps you reduce your breathing in the wild waters and fill with the feeling of relaxation and adventure.
Panoramic views of mountains, waterfalls, and rivers in India are extremely majestic. The rugged terrain and beauty of the surrounding nature are very suitable for those who love trekking. The famous destinations for trekking in India are Dodital (Uttarakhand), Kudremukh Trek, Shepherds Trail, Araku Trek or Siang Valley.
5. Scuba diving
Dive into the sea to help you discover the beautiful and exotic life under water. To dive deep into the sea, you need to wear a special diving mask, snorkel, and swimming fins. This sport requires a bit of skill training. Diving is suitable for beginners and professionals. People who really want to experience the magic of colorful sea life and coral reefs should choose this sport. In India, you can scuba dive at Andaman islands, Goa or Lakshwadeep islands.