Adventure Tours in India
From mountains to beaches, glaciers to deserts, India has some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes, and some of the most exciting opportunities for adventure. If you want to be dropped from the middle of the sky by paragliding in Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh, India, trek to take in the view from the top of the highest peaks of the Himalayas, or even dive down to the deepest depths of the Indian Ocean, India is the place to see. Book your adventure tours in India.
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6 Best Adventure Tours in India
The crown jewel of the Bay of Bengal, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands are home to the most breathtaking natural landscapes in India, where there are plenty of thrills to be found, even in the deepest depths of the azure oceans.
Best time to go to Andamans – November to May is the perfect time to explore the islands. Monsoons are best avoided, due to high tidal waves, rain and powerful winds.
Where to stay in Andamans – The islands are a treasure trove of accomodations, especially beach resorts and luxury hotels, on Havelock Island.
How to go to Andamans – Port Blair, the capital of the islands, has a well-connected airport, with flights from Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.
Andamans Festival dates – Musicians and amateur artists around the world will be exhibiting their talents at the Island Tourism Festival, from 6 to 15 January 2020.
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Bir Billing Paragliding
While Bir is a haven for ecotourism and spiritual studies, it is also a place where thrill seekers will find plenty to satisfy them – including a world-famous area for experiencing soaring through the air through paragliding in India. Bir Billing is India’s first and highest paragliding site, and a popular tourist destination worldwide.
Best time to go to Bir and Billing – Between September and November, you can take full advantage of Bir’s flying season to enjoy an adventurous holiday.
Where to stay in Bir and Billing – The village of Chowgan, 14 kms north of Bir, is home to several tourist accommodations, and conveniently located to enjoy the full experience, being home to the paragliding landing site. You can even stay at Dharamshala and do Bir billing from there.
How to go to Bir – The nearest airport to Bir Billing is the Kangra Airport in Dharamshala, well-connected to Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. Pathankot Railway Station is the closest railway station, also connected to the three cities. You can even travel to Dharamshala by road from Delhi.
Bir Festival dates – The small town of Bir is all geared up to hold one of India’s most interesting music festivals, Musicathon, in October 2020, bringing you a heavenly blend of musicians in genres from Sufi to pure pop.
With the chance to experience the Bi Billing paragliding adventure of a lifetime in the bliss of nature, take one of the best adventure tours in India.
Kashmir Great Lakes Trek
India’s northernmost state is known for many things, but most prominently for its gorgeous scenery. Treks in India are often hard, but the view at the end is the best reward. With the Great Lakes tour, you have the chance to see India’s five prettiest alpine lakes, take the most beautiful trek in India, and enjoy the zest that only snow-clad mountains can bring.
Best time to go to Kashmir – From March till August, you can experience the freshness of spring as well as the coolness of summer, perfect for your escapades.
Where to stay in Kashmir – Within Srinagar it is always advisable to stay near Dal lake. During the trek to Kashmir great lakes, you would need to stay in tented accommodation.
How to go to Kashmir – Srinagar Airport is well-connected to Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi.
Kashmir Festival dates 2020– From June 12 to 14, join the citizens of Kashmir in paying tribute to the brave soldiers of our country through a celebration of song and dance.
The Great Lakes give you the very best of treks in the Himalayas.
Chadar Trek in Ladakh
In the midst of peaceful Buddhist monasteries, Tibetan culture, and the perfect trekking adventures, Leh is a must-see if you want to experience India at its best. Travel Jaunts are one of the best Chadar Trek organizers, so take the Chadar Trek Package to see beauty at its finest.
Best time to visit Leh – In the summer months of April to June, the climate is pleasant, with all the snow being thawed, perfect for sightseeing.
Where to stay in Leh – In order to see Leh and Ladakh, you can take advantage of numerous hotels and homestays in Leh. Chadar trek has tented accomodations.
How to go to Leh – From Bangalore, there are no direct flights, so you must fly to Mumbai and take the Go Air to Leh. From Delhi and Mumbai, there are direct flights to Leh Airport.
Festivals in Leh – The Losar Festival is to be held on 27 December, to celebrate Tibetan new year. The Galdan Namchot Festival, held on 21 December, will commemorate the birth and celebrate the life of Tibetan scholar Tsongkhapa.
River Rafting in Rishikesh
Known lovingly as India’s “yoga capital”, Rishikesh combines its love of the peaceful with being a center for adventure activities such as river rafting, camping and bungee jumping. Spirituality is an important part of visiting Rishikesh – it is one of the four “dhaams” of India. Book river rafting in Rishikesh for some of the best thrills of your life.
Best time to go to Rishikesh – To enjoy the full experience of river rafting, Rishikesh is best in September-November. Otherwise, you can stay here between March-May to enjoy the cool summers.
Where to stay in Rishikesh – Rishikesh is full of excellent hostels and accomodations for tourists, conveniently located near most of the adventure spots. Ideally stay in one of the resorts/ashrams closer to river Ganga. Parmarth Niketan is a nice ashram closer to all the action.
How to go to Rishikesh – The quickest way to reach Rishikesh is to fly to Dehradun Airport from Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore, 35 kms from Rishikesh.
Rishikesh Festival Dates 2020 – The week-long International Yoga Festival will be held between 1 and 8 March, the perfect place to refresh and nourish the soul after the excitement.
If you want to see this center for spirituality and adventure, book your Rishikesh tour packages now.
Skiing in Auli
The smooth snow-capped peaks of Auli have long-made it the most popular Indian destination for skiing. Auli is also a popular honeymoon destination, and Auli honeymoon packages give you the trip of a lifetime with your partner. Auli package tours involve skiing on the snow-capped mountains, and enjoying the gorgeous scenery.
Best time to go to Auli – While Auli is perfect for visiting year-long, the best time would be the ski season between November-March, where Auli tours are plentiful.
How to go to Auli – Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, located 220 km from Auli, is the closest airport, with direct flights to Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore. Rishikesh Railway Station is the nearest train station, from which taxis can be taken to Auli.
Where to stay in Auli – Plenty of ski resorts and hotels are available in Auli itself, near most of the major skiing spots.
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