You don’t have to see the entire world to change your perspective about it. India is enough. This great country is practically a continent and has amazing contrasts from lush green waters to dunes and bazaars. Rich in religious and historic places, there are magnificent places you can explore even within a single visit to the country.
Rishikesh is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Known as the Gateway to the Himalayas, the area has some of the best rapids produced by the Ganges River. No matter how adventurous you are, a rafting adventure here will give you goose bumps for sure. On a lighter note, trekking and camping can also be done here. Other locations for winter sports include Manali which in winter is blanketed with snow.
As we said, India is home to all kinds of adventure. In winter, Auli is a very luring destination that attracts millions of ski enthusiasts yearly. Skiing here is not only about adventure as one can also enjoy the beauty of the pristine snow-covered mountains as they ski.
Trekking and river rafting on an extreme level can be found on a trip to Leh and Ladakh in Northern India. The landscapes this region has to offer are exquisite with dazzling rivers and impressive tracks over the lush green forest.
What is a trip to India without a ride on an elephant? Adventures in the wild national Parks at the foot of the Himalayas offer a variety of fun activities in the wild. From Jungle Safaris to Jeep safaris, camping in the wild and off course, sightseeing while riding on an elephant, this is a fun packed adventure-guaranteed!
Is there something we have left out? Yes! How about exploring the deep ocean? The Andaman Islands have inspiring coral reefs, sunken formations and exotic flora and fauna that make a perfect scuba diving or snorkeling experience.
Dodital in the hill state of Uttarachal is known for its pristine lakes and cool weather. Fishing enthusiasts can go trout fishing on these lakes and nature lovers can take time out exploring the area. Birdwatching and boating are other fun activities Dodital offers.
To end your super adventure on a more serene note, the meadow of Flowers in Gulmarg is the perfect stop. This is one of the favourite destinations for meditation and relaxation with the fabulous beauty.
Wherever you decide to go on your India escapade, one thing is sure- India has the makings of a dream vacation.