Are you the kind whose thirst for adventure is almost unquenchable? And do you believe in pushing things a little too far for an adrenaline rush? Does the idea of indulging into another new adventure sport make you want to jump off your seat? In that case, let me remind you that India is not only known for its wide diversity of culture and geography but adventure activities and destinations as well. Today, we present to you a list of adventure sports that are rather hidden and must definitely be discovered to challenge the adventure junkie in you.

1. Microlight flying


Have you ever imagined what flying in a plane with no exteriors would be like? Well, microlight flying is pretty much the same thing. Also known as ultralight aviation, this two seater aircraft is the best thing to happen to an adventurous person who loves heights and wants to take take things to an all together different level. Buckle up and prepare yourself to fly over Indian lands.

2. Caving


Caving, not really familiar is it? Popular in the US and Canada, this adventure sports derives its origin from the 70’s. Despite the predominance of caves in India, this activity is yet to gain popularity here, but if you’re looking for a taste of stone age and want to explore caves like never before, this is one activity you must check out for sure.

3. Bamboo rafting

Bamboo Rafting - Thekkady - Kerala

If you’re looking for a way to enjoy the beauty of nature and wish to drift away with the water while doing so, bamboo rafting is the perfect sport for you. This is a great way to explore the forest around and enjoy a few peaceful hours while paddling through the water.

4. Hot air ballooning 


This relatively new activity in India is perhaps the best way to explore various views and places from a different perspective. Floating through the sky in silence and enjoying the views that are picture-perfect is something that every one must experience once in a life time.

5. Under water walking

under water

What better way to explore the ocean and sea than walking through it? Walking is proven to be good for health and believe me! Under water walking is definitely  good for your “adventure health”. Take some time off and walk through the beautiful Indian waters and explore it’s aquatic life like never before. You may just end up inspiring a few species below to be adventurous as well.

6. Zorbing


Nothing gets better than rolling down hill or floating on water while you’re stuffed inside a huge ball of air. Zorbing has been gaining popularity in India over the past couple of years and has also become a favorite adventure sport amongst many young adventure enthusiasts.

So, the next time you are looking for “adventurous” you know exactly what to do! Do not miss on these 6 hidden adventure sports our county has to offer.