Life is all about adventure which in itself comes with lots of twists and turns. High and fascinating peaks and mountains, fascinating and challenging rivers and their rapids, a chance to get closer to the flora and fauna of the country and experience a rush in the adrenaline, this is all what an adventure destination offers.
Indeed, because of the ongoing pandemic most of us were restricted to the four walls of the home making us feel bored and dejected. Since, the COVID rate is under control at the moment, it is high time to get the adventure mode on. India is bestowed with a number of adventure destinations for the adventure lovers. Since, a lot of destinations have opened up, we have compiled a list of adventure destinations that are calling you out right now. Let’s a look at these destinations and add a doze of adventure to the life:
Paragliding in Bir Billing
Bir Billing village is situated in the Palampur district of Himachal Pradesh and offers an adventure laden experience of paragliding to the enthusiasts. The Bir Billing paragliding is not for those set of individuals who harbour a height phobia. It is pertinent to mention that Bir Billing is celebrated for successfully hosting the paragliding world cup back in the year 2015. The camping Bir Billing is considered to be the safest destination for indulging i paragliding and here the take off site is at an elevation of 8000 ft above the level of the sea and the landing site is approximately 4300 ft high. The best season for indulging in paragliding is right from October to June. One can reach Bir Billing for either camping or paragliding as per the need. The approximate cost of the paragliding is Rs 1800/- and the duration of the paragliding is nearly 30 minutes.
Do you wish to experience an encounter with the rich wild animals of the country, particularly the Tigers? Then the best destination for your doze of adventure is the Jim Corbett safari. The Jim Corbett National Park is spread in a sprawling area of 13184 sq km situated in Nainital, Uttarakhand and is an abode to some of the exotic species of wildlife animals. When you reach here to satisfy your hunger for adventure, you can take a jeep safari in Jim Corbett. The jeep usually caters to only 6 persons. Even the elephant safari in Corbett is quite popular. If you are lucky enough during the jungle safari in Jim Corbett, you might encounter the Royal Tiger. There are a number of zones in Jim Corbett National Park namely, Dhikala Zone, Durga Devi Zone, Bijrani Zone and Sonanadi Zone. The adventure enthusiasts can make their booking to explore the National Park from October to June.
River rafting in Rishikesh
When it is about performing a river based adventure, Rishikesh is one place which stands out. Rishikesh is celebrated as the capital of river rafting in the country. The Holy Ganga River offers speed with a grade I-V during the river rafting in Rishikesh season. The fast gushing waters of rafting in Rishikesh give an exhilarating adventure laden trip. During rafting one can enjoy the scintillating view of the majestic Himalayas in the lush green environment. The various rafting packages cover the cost of professional rafter who guide the adventure enthusiasts and ensure an accident free rafting. The rafting in Rishikesh cost varies anywhere between Rs 500 to Rs. 2000 depending upon the chosen duration. The best time to pay a visit for river rafting in Rishikesh is between February to November. One should avoid rafting during the monsoons.
The Kheerganga Trek from the quaint village situated in Kasol to the admirable Kheerganga trek in the Himachal Pradesh is the ideal trail for witnessing the beauty of the Himachal Pradesh in the full glory. The adventure enthusiasts can capture the beautiful views in the camera and giggle to the glory by posting in the Instagram. The Kheerganga is one of the instagrammable trek in the country. The itinerary of this trek covers a span of 4 days and cost around Rs. 8000. The location is popular for the hot springs and the awestruck views of the Himalayan ranges. After trekking through the dense forest of the Kheerganga trek one can relax and soothe in the hot natural spring and feel refreshed. In case you happen to be a beginner in the trekking expedition, then nothing can be better than the Kheerganga trek. The enticing trails, snow kissed peaks, lush meadows and the plush rivers can make you feel as if you have landed to a wonderland. It is advisable to go for an advance booking for this trek
The lake glacier Triund trek will take you on top of the snow capped mountains and the vast and lush green meadows present all around serves as a view that has come live straight from your dreams. The beautiful valleys and the captivating and serene beauty of the trek is what makes it one of popular treks in the country. The gorgeous landscape and its views are such that you just can’t afford to give it a miss. Often referred as the heart of Dharamshala, the Triund trek is situated at an altitude of 7700 feet. You can make booking for the night camp at the Tirund top under the stars to give you the best experience. While trekking, you can even encounter the highest waterfall of McLeodganj named Bhagsu Nag waterfall. Once you reach the top of the Tirund trek, you get the chance to witness the gorgeous green alpine and become an eye witness to the breathtaking views of the Kangra valley and the Dhauladhar ranges. This is one of the easiest as well as the shortest Himalayan trek and the itinerary ranges for just 2 days. A total distance of 14 kms is covered during the trekking expedition. It is a cost effective trekking tour and the best time to visit the peak is from March till December.
So, what are you waiting for? Still you haven’t packed up your essentials, still looking for more adventure spots… Go and hit the adventure bags, make your bookings and land to any of the above 5 most adventure laden locations from our bucket list!
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