The land of Rajputs aka Rajasthan is a place where forts and palaces stand proudly as a reminder of powerful history and kingdoms. Where one side of the place is renowned for historical monuments, the other side is famous for marvelous natural allurement.
Moreover, many Rajasthan Tourist packages come with exciting expeditions as this magnificent state is considered as one of the most famous places in India to make adventurous memories. So, here is a list of activities which should be on your wish list if you call yourself an adventurous.
Your desire to be like a bird comes true as you fly over the golden deserts of Rajasthan. Flyweight above the ground and indulge yourself into a thrilling parasailing adventure. It gives you a chance to see the deserted land from the sky while you are harnessed with safety cable and a parachute. You can enjoy parasailing at almost every corner of the state but some of the best places are Jaipur, Jaisalmer, and Jodhpur.
You must have heard about trekking in the Himalayas. But, did you ever hear about trekking through a desert? No? Well, now you have! This warm state is a paradise for trekking because of the lofty Aravali ranges and the Huge Sand Dunes of Thar. Kumbhalgarh, Udaipur, Pali, Mount Abu, Rawali Tatgrh and many other places are famous for their natural allurement which attracts trekkers from distances. Thus, range over the beautiful waterfalls, lush green forest, crystal lakes and tranquillizing meadows by trekking across the countryside of Rajasthan.
How would it feel to be surrounded by raw natural, sitting under the stars in the warmth of the bonfire, entertained by folk music and dance while you eat the traditional barbecued food? Amazing no? Camping in Rajasthan is all about it. You can actually live in tents in the Arabian Night style, away from the city’s hustle and bustle. If you are planning your trip to Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Pushkar, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Udaipur or Mount Abu, drop the idea of hotel reservations and book yourself a stay in camps.
4. Flying Fox
As one of the most loved tourist adventure, flying fox or zip lining is an exhilarating ride which takes you down the mountain giving you a magnificent view of the valleys. You can enjoy this adventurous activity at a number of places may that be the peaks of Aravallis or monuments such as Neemrana Fort and Mehrangarh Fort.
5. Hot air balloon
When it comes to Rajasthan, the state is made restricted to royal experiences. This time, do something different and go for hot air ballooning. It is one of the most loved activities that attract a number of tourists every year. Jaipur and Pushkar are quite famous when it comes to having a hot balloon ride. October to April is the best time to partake a ride on the same. Moreover, depending on the weather condition, you can make the moment memorable by experiencing it in the twilight.
6. Jungle Safari
Ranthambore, Sariska, Keoladeo, and Kumbhalgarh are all about exploring wildlife from close. That’s the reason Jungle safari is a prominent adventure activity in Rajasthan. Tourists from across the world visit the state with a hope to witness renowned wildlife creatures wandering in their habitat. Try your luck you might spot some tigers, bears, several species of deer and wild boars, etc. Strolling through the wilderness, with a crazy excitement to witness the wild from this close needs to be on your list while you are in Rajasthan.
7. Desert Safari
Rajasthan is known for its geographical diversity. Where jungle safari is a must, tourists cannot afford to ignore Desert Safari. A perfect activity to start your expedition at the great Thar Desert, desert safari gives you a chance to come across blackbucks, blue bulls and foxes. This adventurous jaunt is pretty famous in Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. Catch the sunsets, drive through the golden sands and make every moment worth. Besides, if you wish to do in the traditional way, do go for camel safari.
8. Dune Bashing
While everybody wishes to go for Dune Bashing in Dubai, here is a chance to do it in the land of Rajas. In fact, it has taken ‘playing with the sand’ game to the next level as now you can do it on an off-road vehicle. If you are not in the mood to go for a desert safari, this is a perfect alternative for those who have a desire to explore the burning desert but with extreme enthusiasm. So, go bash the huge sand dunes with your bouncy automobile.
9. Speed Boating
Rajasthan and boating? It may sound surprising but it is true. Being a land of desert, Rajasthan may have a scarcity of water but it has huge lakes where one can enjoy a number of water activities. Speed boating is one of them. Through speed boating, you can get rid of the warm temperature for a short time. This water sport is largely famous in the city of lakes, Udaipur and can take place in other areas such as Jaipur and Alwar. Also, you can enjoy this throughout the year.
Imagine if you could traverse Rajasthan by paddling across the colourful and vibrant streets. This is possible not only in cities like Jaipur but also in hilly areas like Aravali range. Through cycling, you can come across the diversity of people, landscape, heritage, flora and fauna more closely because then you will be the master of your own steps. Where exploring on foot gets difficult due to the harsh heat, cycle comes to your rescue and helps your exploration become better.
11. Scoopy Experience
As we all know Rajasthan is all about the monuments and heritage buildings with stories of bravery. But most of these monuments and historical ruins are considered as haunted. Bhangarh; one of the most haunted places on earth, followed by Kuldhara Village, Jagatpura and Rana Kumbha Palace, are a few spooky places in Rajasthan. If you are a brave heart and love challenges then why not test your courage?
Now get your adrenaline to rush as you become a part of at least one activity from the ones listed above. Make sure your Rajasthan Tour Package involves some of these activities. This time, experience Rajasthan as a land of adventures and not the royalty!
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