Rajasthan is one of those tourist destinations that has something surprising for all its visitors. The state is famously known for its cultural magnificence and monumental royalty but the story doesn’t end here. Rajasthan tourism also offers you various adventurous activities that can make you feel chills like never before. From ziplining to dune bashing, camping, paragliding, etc; the array of options is infinite.
If you are also looking for something adventurous during your trip, here is a list of the top 6 adventurous activities you can take part in.
List of top 6 adventurous activities you can take part in during your Rajasthan tour
A zipline consists of a pulley on a suspended wire mounted on a slope enabled to design a person propelled by gravity to travel from top to bottom of the inclined cable. This popular adventure sport provides great scenic views from a totally different perspective. Generally done in valleys, deserts resorts this sport does little to no damage to nature. Consists of simple equipment and construction.
Zipline gives you a very unique experience; it makes you feel free and gives a rush of adrenalin. It is also a very sporty way to see vast areas of beautiful landscapes in less time. Experiencing castles, forts, forests, and hills through an aerial journey will be exhilarating.
Also, you can indulge in the zip lining at any time of the year.
Rajasthan hosts quite some spots for zip lining.
- Neemrana gives you 5 zip line routes through majestic hills; with views of Aravali and Neemrana fort.
- Jodhpur is known as a zipper’s paradise. Rohetgarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Balasamand lake, Rao Jodha rock garden, and Meharangarh fort all can be enjoyed in thrilling zip line your.
- There also many shorter zip lines in Pushkar and some resorts in Jaipur as well.
Hot air balloon ride
High in the sky above scenic views and landscapes; sounds exciting? It is! Hot balloon rides are very popular and for all the right reasons. It is exciting as well as a serene experience. Soaring high in the sky amongst clouds witnessing the most beautiful sunsets and sunrise; Rajasthan acquires the best hot air balloon rides. These large balloons will take you on a great adventure above castles and hills, sand dunes and cliffs and lakes and deserts. These rides will give you the best picturesque moments of your vacation.
Rajasthan holds many hot air balloon destinations
- Pushkar with only Lord Brahma temple in India and a famous camel festival held in November is a must-visit for tourists. The hot air balloon ride giving views of decorated city and racing camels and numerous temples to hold your vision during this ride.
- It is one of the best destinations for a hot air balloon side. The most scenic views of sand dunes, desert, and Sonar Quila. The most vivid and beautiful sunsets can be seen in Jaisalmer which you can enjoy with your beloved.
- Jodhpur, Jaipur, Ranthambore are other destinations to enjoy a great hot air balloon ride with charming landscapes and historical Havelis and forts.
To experience nature in its purest, wildest, and the rawest form, wildlife safaris are the best activities to partake in. Want to know what it is like to ride on a camel top in the desert or a bumpy jeep ride in jungles, witnessing a panther or a wild boar, then Rajasthan can be the place for you. Rajasthan is the oasis of the number of birds and animals with its many wildlife sanctuaries and national parks.
Ranthambore national park
Bharatpur bird sanctuary
Sariska tiger reserve
Keoladeo Ghana National Park in Bharatpur
Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary.Sita Mata Sanctuary
Mount Abu Sanctuary,
Desert National Sanctuary
Tal Chappar Wildlife Sanctuary
Darrah Sanctuary is some of the many natural habitats that you find in Rajasthan.
These various habitats with different topography are home to many migratory birds and endangered species.
It’s different to see animals in their habitats on their turf than in a zoo or man-made environment. These wildlife safaris are no less than a dreamy experience for nature and animal lovers. From tigers to other huge cats, rhesus monkeys, hanuman langur, hare, wild boar, four-horned antelope, chinkara, nilgai, sambhar, chital, Indian jackal, striped hyena, caracal, jungle cat, and Indian leopard are few of the animals you get to see in these safaris.
Flying like a bird in the endless sky has always been something humans wanted to achieve. Paragliding is the closest and the best way to experience that. With its open landscapes and heritage architecture, it’s a great experience. This recreational sport is one of the most sought after adventure. Being also the safest adventure sport, children above age 5 can also participate in it.
In Rajasthan, parasailing sports are celebrated as annual events at Pushkar, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, and Bikaner. Mountains of Mount Abu are also perfect paragliding destinations.
The best way to enjoy nature is by trekking. The labor of climbing up a mountain is exhilarating yet adventurous and makes the view atop all the more satisfying to see. It’s a sport to enjoy the process, experience every step you take towards your destination. Rajasthan is home to various trekking routes.
Mount Abu is not only a popular hill station but provides numerous trekking routes with its verdant forests and rivers.
Ranakpur Kumbhalgarh trek is an 8-hour long journey for those who crave something more strenuous. This trail takes you to through valleys, forests, and hills with major chances of spotting native wildlife.
Trekking in Udaipur is a different experience with its surrounded by Aravali Mountain Range and beautiful lakes. For an adventure lover, here you will find easy, moderate & tough treks.
Ghanero is another trekking jewel located between Udaipur and Jodhpur.
Away from the city pollution in front of a fire under the night sky with calm, comfort, and beautiful landscapes ahead of you; Rajasthan offers it all. Rajasthan is globally known for its camping activities and one of the most visited destinations in India. Camping gives us an adventure to relax. Yes, adventure to stay in a tent amidst nature and relaxing from all the stress left behind.
Rajasthan hosts various camping activities among which most popular are in Jaisalmer during winters. It’s tough to fight to get a spot here during new year’s.
The most prominent camping spots in Rajasthan are
- Night Camping In Jaisalmer
- Royal Desert Camp In Jaisalmer
- Camping At Sambhar Lake
- Camping At Sand Dunes In Jaipur
- Night Camping in Udaipur
- Sariska Camping
- Sambhar Lake Camping
- Camping Near Bikaner
- Night Camping In Mount Abu
- Night Camping In Ranthambore National Park
- Pushkar Camping experience
You can either lay low on your camping trip and relax or go ahead and do various other adventure sports which are often available around camping sites.