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5 Exciting Escapades That Every Adventure Junkie Must Try!

5 Exciting Escapades That Every Adventure Junkie Must Try!
Posted by: Pooja Pandya (July 29th 2014)  |  No comment  |  Under: General

Hiking, trekking, parasailing and nature trails have become very old school. Especially if you are an adventure junkie, we are sure you have indulged in these activities already. So, what now? If you think that you have tried all the thrilling exploits that our country has to offer, then think again.

Just like yourself, we too hate living a dreary routine of a 9-5 desk job everyday, and are always looking for exciting things to try as and when we can break free from the monotony. Hence, we decided to make a list of the lesser known, lesser exploited escapades that you can experience in various parts of our country, the very next time your adventurous heart wishes to try something new and more thrilling. Here it goes!

The Chadar Frozen River Trek (Leh)

The frozen lands of Leh and Ladakh are a treat for anyone with a taste for extreme adventure. If you wish to take your trekking experience to an entirely new and more daring level, then the Chadar frozen river trek is just the thing to indulge in. The week long trek between the Zanskar valley and Chilling in Leh, includes walking on frozen river ice with cold water of the Zanskar river flowing just inches underneath the ice. If this is not enough, you will also have to spend your nights in cave camps, making your journey even more thrilling. The trek is only possible in the winter months of January and February, so if you wish to experience this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, keep these two months empty next year. Dont forget your camping essentials, including a big, sturdy tent and an extra large backpack to contain all the essentials you will need to keep you warm and alive for a freezing week!

Zip lining in Neemrana Fort

Neemrana Fort is one of the most ancient and most exciting royal, tourist destinations of India. And now, you can experience and marvel at the beauty of this ancient structure in a completely untraditional way! Meaning, you can now enjoy the gust of strong desert winds and soak in the breathtaking, aerial view of the fort, while flying down ultra strong steel cables between one point of the fort to another. This 2 hours long adventure is sure to set your heart racing as you soar down the cables and experience the thrill of zip lining through this palatial wonder!


Waterfall Rappeling at Coorg

Waterfalls are truly marvelous to look at! But what if you get a chance to climb one? If this prospect seems appealing to your valiant self, then get down to Coorg as soon as possible! The Chelevara cliff offers an exciting opportunity to do waterfall rappeling, where in you get to climb down 140 ft, by stepping on the cracks and crevices in the rocks, with the lush, green scenery in the backdrop to give you company. So just grab some exciting-escapades(1)hard-wearing sports shoes and get ready for a truly refreshing and exhilarating experience!

Bouldering in Hampi

Rock climbing is one of the most satisfying and exhilarating activities, a die-hard adventurer can take part in. If this is true for yourself, then bouldering in Hampi should be the next thing to try in your adventure list. The large boulders at Hampi are ideal for anyone who enjoys that rush of adrenaline that accompanies a particularly strenuous and energizing activity. So if you are yet to conquer these giant rocks, rub your hands and get to Hampi with your intrepid pals!

Flying Fox in Rishikesh

Ever dreamt of flying over the beautiful rivers of Uttarakhand and get an aerial view of its majestic mountainside? If yes, then Rishikesh is the destination you should be heading to now! But beware! This one is not for the weak hearted. While being harnessed to a wire, you get to roll down a good 120 meters, stopping just 7 meters above the river, in what is a truly thrilling and stupefying experience. Whats more? You can take this remarkable plunge together with two other friends, so as to share this memory with them for all your lives!

There you have it! A list of five exciting escapades in India that are just waiting for you to explore, if you haven’t already. Just pack your gear and get ready to feel that familiar rush of blood every time you go on a new adventure!

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