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India’s Best Destinations To Quench Your Adventure Thirst

Last updated : Mar 9, 2016

There are couples who love to go to a place where they can enjoy luxury and spend some time in the middle of nature and then there are couples who love to go to such places where they can be one with the nature. For such people mere utterance of the word adventure makes them happy and sets the adrenaline level goes high. For such couples who would prefer going on an adventure rather than spending time at some resort here is a list of places in India where you can quench your thirst for adventure for once and all.

Some Thrilling Destinations in India for Couples Who Love Adventures


Rishikesh is the hub of the Adventure tourism in India. There are a lot of activities that you can do in Rishikesh like Kayaking, Bungee Jumping, Cliff jumping, rafting, rock Climbing but all of these the most popular one id the White water rafting that starts from Shivpuri on the banks of Ganges and after 32kms of swirling whirlpools and exciting rapids ends at the Holy Ghats of Rishikesh, some of these rapids are of grade III which makes the rafting more adventurous. Rishikesh also has India’s highest bungee jumping platform. It is also a starting point for a number of treks into the Himalayas. With this many number of adventurous activities in Line Rishikesh surely is the place to go this summer.


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The land of sand and surf, Goa is a popular destination for water based adventure activities like, Surfing, Snorkeling, Sailing and paragliding and many more. Goa is the best alternative for those who do not want to go to the mountains to spike their adrenaline rush. Goa has some great scuba diving sites and there is also a chance of Kayaking and white water rafting in Goa during monsoon in the Mhadei River. There are fishing tours that takes you fishing along the shore or the deep sea fishing, you can also try hand at fishing with spear at on e of the reefs at Grand Island or Bat Island. There are also Dolphins and crocodile sighting tours managed by tour operators here. There is so much to do at Goa that one trip is not sufficient for all of this.


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Who would have imagined that a place like Karnataka would find mention in this list but Karnataka is actually one of the best adventure destinations of South India. To get started with, Karnataka is one of the few places in India here you can skydive, yes Sky dive! So next time you don’t need to think of any fancy foreign destination for skydiving. Then there is micro light flying, White water rafting, scuba diving, Cave exploration, Para sailing, Jet skiing, Trekking and many more. Karnataka is the heaven for adventure lovers. And even if this does not raise your adrenaline level then nothing will. So take you partner to this amazing destination to quench your thirst for adventure.


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Located at an altitude of 2050mts (6726ft) above the sea level, Manali located in Himachal Pradesh is one of the most popular tourist destinations of North India. It is a known hill station popular for its panoramic beauty and serene atmosphere. Located near the Beas River, Manali has to offer a number of adventure activities like trekking, skiing, river rafting, paragliding, hiking, fishing and many more. Manali is a great place to indulge in paragliding; the paragliding operators here are of international level and handle the sessions effortlessly. Soaring above the Himalayas alongside the birds is one experience that you won’t forget in your lifetime.


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Leh and Ladakh

Located in Jammu and Kashmir the Leh and Ladakh region is like a desert in the midst of Himalayas. The region is devoid of any vegetation and greenery but due to this, it presents you some of the most extraordinary sights that you will not see anywhere else. One of the best ways to explore Leh and Ladakh is on your bikes, travel to this barren land with your partner and enjoy the beauty of this place. There is ample paragliding opportunities in Ladakh along with white water rafting, trekking and mountain biking. Make sure you have plenty of time in your hand as visiting all the beautiful lakes and vistas of this region could take a lot of time but that would be worth each and every second of your time.


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Auli located in the state of Uttarakhand is located at a breathtaking altitude ranging 2050-3050mts above the sea level. Auli is India’s most popular skiing destination and is visited by people from all across the country and even by foreigners in the winter season. The slopes at Auli are often compared to the slopes of the bet skiing destination of the world. Not only skiing, but even the journey to this awesome destination in an adventure in itself. After riding through the dangerous roads oh the Himalayas you will be taken for a ride in the 4kms long rope way that connects Auli to its nearest city. It is one of the highest and longest ropeways in Asia. So if you love snow and the chill then Auli is the destination for you.


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Located is a part of Kashmir and is certainly a part of the ‘Heaven on Earth’. Literally Gulmarg means Meadow of flowers as the slopes of Gulmarg bloom with a variety of colorful flowers during the spring and then these slopes turn into sheet of white during the winter season providing an excellent slope for skiing. For golf lovers Gulmarhg also has a Golf course which is world’s highest Golf course. Apart from this you can go for Water rafting, trekking, hiking and other similar activities in Gulmarg. And even without all this, Gulmarg is a must visit place for couples.


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The desert of Rajasthan is a great place for a desert safari or perhaps a ride on the back of a camel. Rajasthan has a lot of ample adventure opportunities. Along with adventure, Rajasthan is known for its royalty and is very popular destination among the couples. Just add a pinch of adventure in this and there you go. Rajasthan is one of the few places in India where you can enjoy a hot air balloon ride. Not only the deserts but also witnessing the wild life at a closer level is possible here. Take a jungle safari to the Ranthambore national park and you might just witness a tiger feeding on a deer just caught before your eyes. This and many more great moments are lined up for you in Rajasthan.


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Northeast India

The North East part of India or the ‘seven sister states’ lies completely in the lap of the Himalayas providing ample adventure opportunities. The Hills of North east are untouched paradise waiting to be explored. It is perhaps one of India’s most untouched regions which can be seen in the abundant natural beauty of this place. The adventure activities that you can do here are limited to trekking, wildlife gazing, meeting with tribals, camping in jungles, crossing the river on natural root bridges. Apart from this Northeast region is home to some of the most amazing festivals in India like the food and dance festival Hornbill held in Nagaland or the Torgya festival in Arunanchal Pradesh. And being in Himalayas these places are amazingly beautiful. You can also just stay at a lodge in the midst of jungle with your partner with all the natural beauty around you.


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The Himalayas are the most popular trekking destination all over the world, every year thousands of trekkers from all parts of the world come to these mountains in search of the beast trekking routes which takes them closer to the nature. SO if you are one of those who do not get tired easily then the Himalayan jungles and the peaks are for you. Go for trekking with your partner there are all types of trekking routes available from easy to difficult grade. Spend a night under the stars at camp away from the world with just you and your partner, could there be anything more romantic than this? Some of the best treks in the Himalayas are, Har Ki Doon trek, Valley of flowers trek, Roopkund trek, Chadar lake, Stok Kangri, Kuari pass trek, Dodital trek and many more.


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