3 Adventure Sports In India You Must Do!

Mountain Biking


Mountain biking is the sport of riding bicycles off-road, often on hills or rough terrain. If you’re an adventure junkie who loves speed and is not afraid to get a little scratched up by the end of it then mountain biking is the thing for you. The sport is quite thrilling in terms of the adrenaline rush it gives you, but it also requires endurance, core strength, balance, bike handling skills, and self-reliance.


In India there are a couple of places that provide the ultimate track for mountain bikers – Singalila Ridge in West Bengal, Pang to Rumtse in Ladakh and the Sikkim trails. If you are thinking they can be counted as a few of the most beautiful places in India, then you are right! These places are not only known for their breath-taking scenic beauty but also for their challenging tracks.


Scuba Diving


Upon hearing the words ‘Scuba Diving’, if you automatically think of Hrithik and Katrina in ‘Zindagi na Milegi Dobara’ then you are on the right track. With a kaleidoscope of colorful marine life and coral reefs, the experience is certainly breathtaking and it’s a great adventure as well!




India’s vast coastline is great for scuba diving. 3 of the best places to be the perfect water baby – The Andaman Islands, Netrani in Karnataka and the Lakshadweep Islands. These places boast of beautiful coral topography and is not marred too much by human activity.




Paragliding is the art of free flying without the help of any rigid structure. This is an adventure sport which is definitely not for the faint-hearted. The equipment used for flying, packs in a rucksack and can be carried anywhere. All it takes is to jump off a cliff to start the ride.


You can experience this thrilling adventure in India at Bir in Himchal Pradesh, Kamshet in Maharashtra and StokKangri in Ladhak. They are the best places to experience the fresh breeze and lush green landscape as you paraglide.


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