While India is famous for its Taj Mahal and other iconic sites, below are some off the beaten track options you can discover in India. Visit the India stand for more details.
BILLING FOR PARAGLIDING
Bir is a village located in Joginder Nagar Valley in Himachal Pradesh. Known as the ‘Paragliding Capital of India’, Bir is also popular for ecotourism and meditation while Billing is reserved for paragliding.
LADAKH – FOR TREKKING ADVENTURE
From Stok Kangri Trek to Sham Valley Trek, Ladakh appeal is unbeatable for trekking adventurers with its unique topographical variations, monasteries circuits and life- altering experiences.
DANDELI – FOR RAPPELLING
Located in Karnataka, Dandeli captivates adventure seekers with ancient temples alternating with hills along the River Kali. Beside rappelling, tourists can also try kayaking, fishing, jeep safaris and bird watching.
MANALI – FOR MOUNTAIN BIKING
Mountain biking is a must-try experience in Manali considered a fabulous destination for the untouched beauty of the Himalayas.
MEGHALAYA – FOR CAVING
Lumshnong Village is home to the Umlawan Cave, which is the longest and the deepest in the sub-continent. It is interconnected with two other caves with its length reaching more than 21 km.
AULI – FOR SKIING
Auli is a must visit for adventure and snow sport lovers. With its clean and tidy surrounding, glittering white slopes, and quaint backdrop, the destination is popular for skiing and snowboarding in India.
RISHIKESH – FOR RIVER RAFTING
Rafting in Rishikesh gives visitors an adrenaline rush but safety is fully ensured thanks to high quality equipment, and expert guides.
JAIPUR – FOR HOT AIR BALLOONING
Flying in hot air balloons over some of the most beautiful and breathtaking palaces, buildings and forts of “Pink City Jaipur” is an incredible experience.
LAKSHADWEEP – FOR SCUBA DIVING
The 36 Lakshadweep Islands in the Arabian Sea are a magnet for divers for their underwaters with pristine lagoons and unspoiled coral reefs.
HAVELOCK ISLAND, ANDAMAN – FOR SCUBA DIVING AND SNORKELING
The beach here offers calm blue crystal clear shallow waters and is an amazing spot for snorkelers, particularly the Barefoot Scuba Resort which is a must for scuba lovers.
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Photo: River rafting in Rishikesh