India Adventure Tour Guide:
Find ways to challenge your limits in India. Whether you’re a seasoned adrenaline junkie or a beginner, the country welcomes all. You’ll find everything from a gentler dose of adventure to high-adrenaline activities. And if you really wish to get airborne and experience the unforgettable, you can try your hand at paragliding or ballooning. Rafting along the Ganges near Rishikesh against the backdrop of rolling hills and amazing wildlife will have you telling great stories for years to come.
Major Ballooning Destinations : Delhi, Guwahati, Dehradun, Bangalore, Jaipur, Nagaur, Bangalore, Agra and Pushkar.
Best Time for Ballooning : The months of October to March are ideal for ballooning as the temperature remains cool. During summers it is advisable to take off early in the morning.
Major Paragliding Destinations : Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Darjeeling, Gangtok and Jammu & Kashmir.
Best Time for Paragliding : Paragliding in India can be done throughout the year as the climatic of varied paragliding regions are quite favorable in different seasons.
Major Fishing & Angling Destinations : Himalayan Valleys, Uttaranchal, Jammu & Kashmir, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam.
Best Time for Fishing & Angling : The months of May to September are best for fishing and angling in India.
Fishing & Angling: Go Get the Mahseer or the Catfish !
Fishing & Angling in India
India is home to several fishing sites which spread across the Himalayan rivers and streams as well as coastal stretches of the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. Kashmir valley often referred to as the fisherman’s paradise, has spring fed rivers and high lakes such Tso Moriri, which offers plenty of fishing and angling opportunities. In addition the Garhwal Himalayas in Uttaranchal are also good for trout fishing.
Rafting through the Ganges is an above the world experience, which attracts large number of the rafters. The Ganges river rafting begins at a very calm spot, where river rafters can enjoy some easy racing adventure
Ganges River Rafting – Adventure At Its Best
Ganges, the mother goddess of India, is known all over the world as the most sacred river of the Hindus. Apart from that, the river is considered one of the best rivers rafting sites in the world. The river Ganges has always remained a mystery for rafters and full of surprises for the rafters. The mystic river with its staircase rapids, challenges the spirit of river rafting enthusiasts. Ganges River Rafting takes one to the unexplored areas and close to the people living in those areas. The Ganges smoothly flowing past the hillsides and forests provides a thrilling experience. There are many rivers rafting sites in river Ganages, Rishikesh is the ideal starting point for experienced as well as beginners. The Ganges river rafting stretch of 36 kms from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh has 12 major rapids, which needs some basic rafting training.
Regions : Manali, Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Uttaranchal.
Best Time : The months of May to October is best for taking up the sport.
If you are a climbing enthusiast and dare to accept challenges, then Indian Himalayan ranges are best to fulfill your dream. The central Himalayan ranges of India offer some of the spectacular and high mountain peaks in the the world like Nanda Devi (7,800 metre), Kamet (7,750 metre) and Dunagiri (7,088 m). These high peaks of Himalayas are major attraction for mountain climbers. Mountain climbing amidst the picturesque mountains, the soothing breeze and cold weather is altogether a thrilling experience, that lingers long in the mind of visitors. Mountain Climbing is a most challenging adventure sports, but adventure seekers can do it by learning the basic skills and a positive attitude. In fact after trying mountain climbing, one becomes a passionate lover of this sport.
Biking / Cycling has always been a major attraction for adventure lovers. Today the sport is one of the rapid growing and fascinating adventure sports in India. Indian Himalayan ranges offer plenty of biking/ cycling options amidst its high peaks. The Himalayan ranges with its varied geo-morphological features provide some of the great trails for cycling and biking. Climbing a mountain on a bike or cycle provides thrilling experience, in which adventure seekers always remain engaged till they finish their trip. Riding on a bike or cycle, offers a big challenge for adventure enthusiast who dare to conquer the majestic hills with strong vigor, potential and aptitude. Biking / Cycling trough Himalayan roads take one to some of the highest towns and villages that are a different world. The rustic, pollution free, calm and charming place provide a heavenly feel. Overall biking or cycling is the best option to explore a small hamlet or an unknown town in the foothills of the Himalayas.
Main Water Sports: Surfing, Snorkelling, Jet-Skiing, Boogie Boarding, Scuba Diving, Water-Skiing, Parasailing, Windsurfing and Deep Sea Fishing.
Best Time for Water Sports: The best time for enjoying the water sports in Goa is the months of October to May, when the sky generally remains clear and the waters placid.
Water Sports Options in Goa
Windsurfing is a combination of surfing and sailing, in which one has to adjust his strength and balance according to the changing patterns of wind and water. Most famous windsurfing sites in Goa include the beaches of Calangute, Colva, Pololem, Vagator, Baga, Dona Paula, Miramar and Bogmolo. Surfing under the bright sunlight, in blue and tranquil water provide a unique charm. Dona Paula bay is considered ideal for the amateurs, as the conditions here are lake-like, both for wind and sea point of view. The morning time is best for beginners, when the breeze is light and steady, while during the afternoons stronger winds offer a good challenge for the experienced surfers.
Sailing also known as Beer and Sandwitch sailing, is a major attraction for water sports lovers. This is the perfect recreational and relaxation activity for Goa beach vacation. As the winds in Goa remain gentle most of the time, so sailing offers enough time to relax. Dinghies are available on rent at the hotels and beach resorts in Goa. The 15 feet long crafts can accommodated three to four people.
Water-skiing in Goa is the best option for a water skier to fulfill his desire for this thrilling water sport in India. Hire a speedboat and venture into the blue sea for a memorable skiing experience. These speedboat can achieve the speeds up to 30-40 miles per hour. These boats with accommodation capacity of six to eight people, are available at the beach resorts, hotels and water sports clubs in Goa.
Scuba Diving is also one of the most popular water sports in Goa. This is the best options to see the coral heads, lobsters and other marine life, which are found in the shallow waters of Goa. Most famous diving sites include Suzy’s Wreck, Davy Jones Locker, Sail Rock, Turbo Tunnel, Surge City, Uma Guma Reef and Bounty Bay.
Goa beaches are known for providing varied and plentiful seafood, which can be harvested by Angling. Betual is famous for the finest and biggest mussels, while Agonda is popular for rockfishes. At Agonda Soormai, Salmon and Muller are frequent catches.