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    101 Best

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    in IndiaBY THRILLCHIMP

    India is a land of various adventurous opportunities

    for an adventure seeker. There are plenty of things to

    do, see and experience around the sub-continent.

    Right from trekking in Ladakh to rappelling in the

    waters of Dandeli down south, kayaking in Himachal

    to scuba diving gear in Goa, as an adventure seeker

    you would be spoilt for choice.

    Adventure Activities to do in India

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    enjoy whilst your adventure trip in this beautiful

    country.

    Lets start with Ladakh, the cold desert of the

    north as it is fondly called

    101.Paragliding in Ladakh: Watching thebreathtaking views of Ladakh from the

    heavens above is an awesome feeling.

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    Paragliding in Ladakh

    Source: http://www.visitatp.com/

    Paraglide from 4000m+ above sea level? Challenge

    the fierce and strong winds gushing towards you

    over the Indus Valley? You could also come to

    Lamayuru and paraglide with a take off at 60km/h.

    Some of the best spots around Ladakh for thrilling

    paragliding experiences would be Tsemo Gompa,

    Stok Kangri and Leh Bazaar as well.

    100. An amazing road trip to KhardungLa would show you what Ladakh has tooffer.

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    Khardung La Pass

    Source: http://www.pbase.com/

    The well known Nubra Valley is not only famous for

    hiking and trekking trails, but for road trips as well.

    The open wide roads leading to Khurdung La also

    known as the Highest Motorable Road in the world

    at 18380ft, throws open challenges. Are you ready to

    take on the steepness of Chang La, Khardung La.

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    99. Zanskar river rafting: Challenge theturbulent rapids of River Zanskar,battling gorges and obstacles along its

    way.

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    Zanskar Rafting

    Source: http://www.ladakhtsomori.com/

    The best spot to raft would be the Doda River in

    Ladakh. You could even go for a jeep safari or have a

    long drive around Pensi La. After rafting, the most

    popular attraction around would be the famousDrung Durung glacier. And if you want more of

    rafting fun, there are more avenues flowing wild at

    its 6000 metre high peaks. Dont forget to have a

    look at the famous monasteries as well.

    98.Markha valley trek: One of the mostbeautiful trekking tours you wouldexperience in Ladakh.

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    Markha Valley Trek

    Source:http://lehladakhbiketours.blogspot.in

    Rumbak is amazing to camp at, and if you fancy

    mountaineering, you could do so at Skiu and

    Kandala. While on the Markha Valley trek, you could

    also cross bridges, especially the one from Skiu to

    Markha. Move towards Tchatchutse, and trek

    forward to the famous Kang Yaze peak as well. And

    on the way check out the well-known Hemis

    Monastery.

    97. The Stok Kangri climb is for thosewho like to challenge the strenuousveins in them.

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    The strenuous climb takes you to 6000m+ where

    you would mingle with the local Ladakhi folks living

    in high altitudinal surroundings. The Stok Palace and

    the Spituk monasteries are attractions here, and in

    addition to that, the Stok Kangri climb would bring

    you face to face with Tanglang La and the Lachalunga

    La, which are two of the highest passes in the world.

    [Planning a trip to Ladakh? Check out these 100

    amazing activities in Leh Ladakh which you can

    include in your plan.]

    96. The famous Chadar trek is throngedby many trekkers from across the globeevery year

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    Chadar Trek

    Source: Manish Lakhani

    Chadar Trek is an unusual trek than any other treks

    in the world, Chadar trek is walking on the Frozen

    River. The Zanskar River Freezes in winter making a

    thin film of ice enabling to walk over it in a thin

    Gorge, where the temperature falls to -30C. Chadar

    trek attracts trekkers across the globe. This is not for

    the weak hearted.

    95. Ride the stallions and enjoy HorsePolo at Ladakh, who knew playing Polohere would be so much of fun.

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    Horse Polo Ladakh

    Source: http://www.emahomagazine.com/

    Horse Polo in Ladakh is famous and appreciated all

    over the globe. The appreciation has made most in

    the world understand Ladakhi culture and tradition.

    Horse Polo is a very popular sport played in the

    rugged terrains of the famous Karakoram range. And

    no game of Horse Polo is enjoyed to the full without

    a dose of Surna and Daman, a musical soiree.

    94. Graze the wheels hard and rough onyour Biking Trip in Ladakh

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    Bike Trip Ladakh

    Biking across the Trans- Himalayan route, crossing

    the famous Rothang pass and the Kulu Valley or

    even the well known Lahaul-Spiti Valley has its own

    charms and thrills. The ancient Gondhala Fort lies en

    route to the town of Keylong, which would be when

    you bike at the more plains. Dont miss the famous

    Sankar monastery, Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace en

    route.

    93. Its a pleasure joining the Cyclingtrips around Ladakh, you get to

    experience so much.

    On this trip you would be talking to the heavens,

    because cycling here would be at the highest pointsof the world. You would also go through tiny colorful

    hamlets and villages, passing by beautiful Buddhists

    Gompas and snow peaks on the way. From Leh to

    Alchi it is a 64km ride, a zig zag one, which would

    keep you hooked to the breathtaking panoramic

    scenes around.

    92. Take a look at the ruggedmountaineuous ranges from closequarters on aYak Safari in Ladakh.

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    Source: http://www.theholidayindia.com

    The largest animal of this cold desert is the yak. The

    animal is very shaggy and weighs around a ton. Go

    on a valley exploration riding the back of the Yak and

    enjoy your Yak safari, spanning the glacial valleys,

    lakes, streams, snow peaks, forests and meadows as

    well.

    91. Fancy a bumpy ride across the desert

    of the north, go on a double humpedCamel safari

    The Double Humped Camel safari takes you around

    Stupas and Gompas, Khardung la Pass, Stok Kangriand adjacent peaks. Be at Khalsar and Khardung,

    two well known colorful villages in Ladakh. Dont

    miss the famous Shayok river and Hunder, and

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    meditate at the famous Diskit monastery too. You

    should also visit the famous Nubra Falls and the Hot

    Springs as well.

    90. Enjoy the bounties of eco-tourism in

    Ladakh while spotting IBIS and snowleopards around

    Snow Leopard Conservancy is of utmost importance

    in Ladakh. Villagers protect Leopards and their

    nat...