The beauty of India can be best appreciated only when you go outdoors to enjoy nature’s bounty. Verdant green valleys, azure skies, placid water bodies, and towering mountains vie for your attention. Wildlife safaris allow you to enjoy nature and observe animals in their natural habitat at an unhurried pace. There are fishing trips, jeep rides, and horseback tours to delight you. Take a peek at what activities you can enjoy outdoors in India.
The Great Himalayan Tour: This motorcycle tour from Manali to Leh is for those who revel in the thrill of speed and heights. Pass through some of the remotest areas in the world as you travel across the lush green orchards and the snow-capped peaks of Himachal Pradesh. Ride through the world’s highest motor able pass at a height of 18,700 feet.
Jeep Safari through Thekkadi: Explore the wilderness of the beautiful state Kerala in a 6-hour ride on a jeep in Thekkadi. Enjoy the dense woods, the lush green foliage, sinewy streams, and breathe in a lungful of pure unpolluted air.
Deep-Sea Fishing Trip in Goa: If the smell of the sea and the sound of waves rejuvenates you, this fishing trip is a perfect catch for you (pun unintended!). Sail in the sea waters of Goa for 3-4 hours fishing for tuna, red snapper, salmon, and king mackerel under the guidance of a local expert. Hotel transport and the fishing equipment are provided as is the snack on board.
Nature and Village Hike in Dharamshala: If you are a hiking enthusiast who likes the idea of long, leisurely walks through ruggedly beautiful natural environment, you will find food for your soul in this trek in Dharamshala. Naddi village, home of the world-renowned leader, Dalai Lama, will offer you fantastic panoramic view of the valley. Breathe in the invigorating spiritual air of the Himalayas as you learn of the Hindu and Tibetan customs and the simple lifestyle of these people.
Bishnoi Village Safari and Camel Safari: If you haven’t gone on a camel ride, your trip to Rajasthan isn’t complete. How would you like to be picked up from a convenient point at a time of your choosing, and visit the Bishnoi village by car and ride a camel back? During September-March, you can spot desert fox. Black bucks, Chinkara, hares, blue bulls, and partridges. Ride the camel for a couple of hours and watch the beauty of the sands and the sky change colors when the sun sets.
Keoladeo National Park (Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary): Ride your own bike or hire a rickshaw for a day-long tour of this famous bird sanctuary for 2.5 hours. There are over 350 different species of birds here –resident and migratory. Jaipur is the pick-up point and Agra, the drop-off.
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