Adventure Sports

13 types of adventure sports for adrenaline junkies

Every emotion in life plays an important role and the one that is accompanied by adrenaline is certainly for the brave. Adventure sports have been a favorite method for all the adrenaline junkies to satisfy their cravings for more thrill. Here is a list of adventure sports that you should try if life-changing experiences, celebrating victories, and thrill are the feelings that suit you.

Types of adventure sports

1. Bungee Jumping

Tie a rope around your waist, trust that it will save you and jump from a cliff shouting your lungs out. Seems enough adventure to satisfy your soul? It surely is! Give it a shot and experience the ecstasy for yourself.

Bungee Jumping

2. Skiing

Simplifying the sport, all you have to do is skid on the snow while balancing your body. But, make sure you have proper gear and training available so as to avoid injuries. It is a winter sport with some spots in the world-famous for the experience. Gulmarg in Kashmir is amongst the top places. Make sure to ski when you visit Kashmir. (Also read: SKIING IN THE FRENCH PYRENEES – WANDERING IN EUROPE WITH RAJAT KHARE)


3. Dirt biking

If all you care about is an adventure and not getting dirty when doing a sport, dirt biking is your calling. Speed, balance and a ton of rugged undertaking, make sure you and your bike are prepared for it.

Dirt biking

4. Scuba diving

Don’t know swimming? Do not worry. Add this sport to your list of extreme sports regardless and witness the amazing world that lies beneath the water. A training session is all you need to dive underwater and see the amazing life that flourishes in the marine ecosystem.

Scuba diving

5. Zorbing

Amongst the adventurous sports that feel rather childish and in fact take you back to your childhood days, Zorbing gives you an experience that is irreplaceable. Get inside the giant plastic ball and roll down the hill while shouting at the top of your lungs.


6. Mountain biking

When talking about different types of adventure sports, the list would be incomplete without mountain biking. A sport that satisfies the hunger for height, speed, and a ton of kick, it sure will get your heart racing, quite literally.

Mountain biking

7. Rock climbing

Put your muscles to test with this amazing adventurous sport that will take you to heights. Initial training and preparation along with all the right gear is a must when you head out to take over the cliffs and mountains.

Rock climbing

8. Hang Gliding

Love the feeling of fresh air hitting you on the face? Well, with hang gliding you can feel the air above a few hundred feet, conquer the skies gliding on them and witness mesmeric views from up above the world. You can do hang gliding in Mumbai also.

Hang Gliding

9. Hiking

Meadows waiting to be explored call out the inner you looking for moments of serenity, and thus becomes a sport called hiking. Explore vast fields, rocky mountains, valleys, and more in this adventurous sport, and experience bliss like never before. Visit Dalhousie for the best hiking experience.


10. Rafting

Water remains amongst the top preferences when discussing types of adventure sports. Rapids in deep waters keep calling an increasing number of people every day, and the sport has now gained mass popularity. Put on your life jackets, throw your boats in the water and let your adrenaline levels soar high.


11. Heli-Skiing

Skiing taken to another level is what this extreme sports offers. A helicopter takes you to a point inaccessible on foot and then you ski down to the base camp wrapped in the wind in the snowy mountains.


12. Caving

Add this to your list of extreme sports if you are not afraid of exploring what lies ahead in the dark. Get in the caves and give your passion for getting into the unknown a head start.


13. Desert camping

A test of patience, strength, and endurance, desert camping is still one of the toughest things to get through in the list of adventure sports. A heat wave during the day and spine freezing cold wave at night, are you ready for the test?

Desert camping

Get yourself some rest, make a checklist and set out to complete all the activities. Your next adventure is waiting just outside your door!


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