India has become a thrilling adventure holiday destination. Here you can choose from a wide range of adventure tours ranging from trekking, rock climbing, white water rafting, kayaking, wildlife safaris and adventure tours to the National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries.
If you are inclined towards water sports, there is the long and jagged coast line that provides for a variety of water sports. Beaches of Goa, Kerala, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Andaman and Lakshwadeep provide a lot of scope for adventure sports like parasailing and wind surfing. There are also places like Andaman & Nicobar Islands, where you can go for scuba diving to explore the marine-life.
The mysterious Himalayan range has always been a challenge to all those people who love to scale the heights. It is also a great place for skiing and hiking. The skiing resorts of Kashmir attract a lot of tourists through out the year. Indian bio-diversity is simply bewildering and all you need to do is to catch a hiking trail and get lost in the beauty of nature.
India is also famous for Jungle Safaris. India has a number of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries where you will be able to see some of the most exotic animals at large. Big game lovers venture into the jungles of Sundarban to catch a glimpse of the Royal Bengal Tiger. These are the second biggest of the cat family and arguably the most powerful. In the western part of India, Gir Forest is the only place in the world that is home to the Asiatic Lion. The northern part of the country has a number of national parks that is infested with tigers and mountain leopards. The most famous wildlife sanctuary of the region is Corbett National Park. In south India too, herds of elephants can be found foraging along the forests.
So come to India and be a part of the wild adventure.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands as well as Lakshwadeep Islands are among the best places in the world to enjoy Scuba Diving and Snorkeling. In Andaman, you can enjoy the wonderful view of the under-water marine life and get a glimpse of the rarest varieties of corals by snorkeling in the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Carbyn's Cove Tourism Complex, Havelock and other islands on all days from dawn to dusk depending on the weather. Lakshwadeep is fast becoming water sports capital of India, especially for some fine sea sports facility.
Auli and Solang Valley near Manali organizes National Winter Sports Championship in the month of February and March every year. Skiers from all over the world come to these places to participate in this challenging sport held under the auspices of the Indian Olympic Association and State Sports Authority.
In almost every part of India, there are a variety of trekking trails awaiting all those trekkers who love the call of the wild and untamed nature. The Northern highlands and the Himalayas provide superb opportunities for trekking in a wide variety of landscapes. Parvati, Sankoo, Panikhar, Rangdum and Padum in the Suru and Zanskar valleys are the bases for a number of trekking routes. The Garhwal hills, comprising the districts of Uttarkashi, Tehri-Garhwal, Pauri-Garhwal, Sankri and Chamoli, are a veritable paradise for trekkers. The Eastern Himalayas present perhaps the best trekking routes at low altitude in the whole of India.
Experience the thrill of rough and tumbling white water rafting in India down the rippling
snow-fed Himalayan Rivers in summer. One of the best regions for river rafting in India is the stretch up to Rishikesh in Uttaranchal. Other options include rafting on Alaknanda, Bhagirathi and Ganga rivers, which has evolved as a major tourist attraction through the years. For the more adventurous traveler, the Indus in Ladakh or the Tista in Sikkim or the Brahmaputra in Arunachal Pradesh can also be the ideal destination for white water rafting.
The big games are always a challenge and you will experience the thrill of being really close to these animals on a Wild Life Safari Tour. The Wildlife Safaris in India cover the renowned Jim Corbett National Park and its extension, Rajaji National Park. You can also visit Ranthambore, Panchmari, Bandhavgarh, Gir, Duars and many more. The visit to these national forests will give you a perfect opportunity to view tigers, leopards, Asian elephants and antelopes as well as score of small wild animals and more than 500 varieties of migratory and inhabitant birds.