Have you always wanted to try out some adventure sports, but were confused about the training and fitness? Well, you don’t really need to do a fancy-schmancy course to do these adventure sports. Just follow your instructor’s cues and you’ll sail through swiftly.
Do you know what an adrenaline rush does? It not only relieves stress, but also burns calories. So overcome your fears and try some adventure today!
1. Rappelling / Waterfall Rappelling, because Some Rocky Roads Are a Lot Of Fun
Rappelling is descending a rock with the help of a rope and harness. Yes, it sure is fun and with a waterfall under your feet you are sure to have a thrilling experience.
2. Rock Climbing, because It’s Absolutely Rocking
A little a strength in your forearms will help you, but nonetheless, steering up the rock surface is no rocket science. Rock climbing is one of the easiest and safest adventure sports.
3. Kayaking, because Life is Good on a Kayak
Fancy being a sailor? Then kayaking is just perfect to sail away from the harbour and play with the oars. You know, you’d also get a flat tummy if you try it often, since kayaking works up your core muscles.
4. Paragliding, because You’re Dream is to Fly, Over the Rainbow So High
How about flying in the sky without wings? Sure, with a free-flying glider aircraft forming a canopy in the sky, flying is no more a far-fetched dream.
5. Parasailing, because Parachutes and Boats Make an Interesting Flight
One of the most interesting sports, parasailing lets you fly and float all at once. Soar high in the skies and enjoy panoramic views of the ocean and shore. With a harness secured tightly, you don’t have to worry about anything; just chill and enjoy the view.
6. Bungee Jumping, because Sometimes All You Need is a Free-fall
Bungee Jumping sure requires a lot of spunk and mettle, but it’s worth the scare-dare that you go through. It is also the most adrenaline stimulating activity on our list and you really don’t need any training for this.
7. Skydiving, because Even the Birds Can’t
Remember how Farhan Akhtar is scared of heights in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and how he skydives to get over it? Maybe this time it’s your turn to overcome your fear and experience freedom.
8. Scuba Diving, because there’s a Magical Universe Underwater
What's the best part about scuba diving? You don't even need to know swimming. Life jacket, air-pump, snorkels and you are good to go. Under the tutelage of an experienced diver, scuba diving becomes extremely effortless. You’ll witness a kaleidoscope of colours and watch the beautiful fish and coral in their natural environment. Isn't it awesome?
9. Rafting, because Nothing is Better than the Gush of Rapid Waters
Most of the other activities on the list are mostly done solo or in tandem with an experienced professional. This however, is a group activity and requires everyone to pedal in the same rhythm. Fun as hell, going up and down the rapids is indeed a thrilling experience.
10. Skiing, because It’s Snowing Men, Hallelujah!
Who doesn’t want to play in the snow, build a snowman, ride with a reindeer and try some skiing? With experts to guide you, you can dash through the snow with your skis like Santa Claus.
Don't make adventure wait. Book your flight tickets now and experience freedom. How many have you ticked off from your bucket list? I’m half-way through. What about you?
Author : Winnie Karnik