Don’t be afraid of opportunities, and seek out adventures. – Alexandre Dumas

Perched on Top:Zach Dischner

It doesn’t matter what level of adventure you part take in, what matters most is that you take out time to get out and play! You may be the extreme adventure seeker or someone who loves to relax but with a thrill for company and if you’re indeed looking for that kind of fun then check out these adventures.

Bamboo Rafting in Thekkady

Well as easy and exciting as this may sound, Bamboo rafting in Thekkady not only involves steering you way through the river but also making a short hike and traversing through dense forest before one actually boards the raft.
Bamboo Raft 

Bamboo Rafting in Periyar is a full day program where you will find yourself in the company of other adventure seekers as well as armed forest guards and guides that know every nook and corner of the dense forest.

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Caught in a storm:James Southorn

If you steer closer to the edge of the river you have a better chance of spotting some big game animals like the elephant as well as a few gaur and sambar. The entire rafting time usually lasts for three hours but it’s mostly the steep hike that will test your metal!

Amaana Plantation

If you end up deciding to spend more time in the wilderness, the Amaana Plantation is an ideal option to rest and rejuvenate as it is located right in the middle of a stunning cardamom and pepper plantation and comes adorned with elegantly designed villas with all amenities. View More Details
Bamboo Rafting Contact:
Eco Tourism Centre,
Range Office Complex,
Ph: +91 4869 224571
Forest Information Centre – Boat Landing
Ph: +91 4869 222028

Paragliding in Vagamon

It’s time one enjoyed the beauty of Vagamon from a different vantage point and Paragliding definitely seems to be the need of the hour. Glide on top of the winding roads, tea covered hills and mountains and experience the joy of flying with a complete 360° bird like the view.

Birds Eye View:Andrés Nieto Porras

Paragliding just might be the easiest and the most thrilling way to enjoy a free flight and with hardcore professional team backing you up, there is no compromise with safety standards. Fly Vagamon is the only paragliding establishment in south India, which is affiliated to Paragliding Association of India(PAI), Kerala Youth Welfare Board and Kerala Tourism Department.

Sunset Point:texaus1

Once the flying session is over, enjoy the serenity of this quiet town by huddling up for the night at Vagamon Hill Valley Resorts that offer traditional homemade food, campfire and music for the perfect finish to a thrilling day of flying.

White water rafting in Coorg
The adventure in Coorg just gets better as the dates open up for on one of the most challenging white water rafting course in South India, the Upper Barapole River. The course begins in Upper Barapole river and the makes it way through the scenic river and enters Brahmagiri Wild Life Sanctuary at the finishing stretch.

A basic session takes around 1.5 hours on the river which also includes training and the rapids are anywhere between class 2 to 4+ based on the water level. The experts are always on the watch and will provide all the relevant training and guidance before one begins the White Water Rafting expedition.

Check out these great ranges of homestays in Coorg!

Contact :Coorg Water Sports & Adventures Pvt Ltd
Mr. Pavan Ponnappa
9480426598 | 9972657478
Mr. Bose Madappa
7259730461 (8AM to 6PM)
Mr. Natesh Thimmaiah
9008335561 | 9449982761
Scaling the Kudremukh in Chikmagalur

South India is blessed with some of the most stunning natural landscapes and one such place that continues to attract adventure lovers and travelers from all over the region is Kudremukh in Chikmagalur.

Warm Sunlight:solarisgirl

One of the most popular trekking destination in South, Kudremukh range which is teeming with dense forests and wildlife is one of the 34 hot spots handpicked by UNESCO for ecological conservation.The forest, the mountains, and the steep hills provide every trekker an unforgettable and jaw-dropping view at every twist and turn.

My Point of View:Dhruvaraj S

There are quite a number of marked hiking trails and trekking course and one can choose based on their level of experience and also get a guide to accompany them from the base camp.Since Kudremukh is basically a Ghost Town and does not have any accommodation options, you can choose to stay at any one of the homestays in Chikmagalur.

You can find more insights and tips on the trek on this blog

Motorcycling through the West Coast:

Full throttle and eyes wide open , ride your way through the stunning West coast on a memorable motorbike journey. A 12 day road trip starting from Bangalore and making its way through Madurai on to Kovalam via Kanyakumari, then through the stunning backwater town of Allepey and to the rolling hills of Munnar and overnight stop at Ooty, ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ and finally to the secluded beaches of Gokarna and on to the last pitstop Goa. Hop from one amazing destination to another on the coast full of stunning sights, sand, sea and the open roads.

Duration: 13 Days Total Distance: 2105 KM

Starting Point: Bangalore

Finish Point: Goa

Check out more motorbike tours at Adventurenation

Package Details
The West Coast Motorbike Tour
Price (Per Person): Rs 38,000
Duration: 13 Days

It’s time to re-engage, reawaken and create experiences that will last a lifetime and also inspire others to get out more often and try their hands at different things. Let us know if you have tried out anything adventurous lately by replying in the comment section below.

By:Richa Devi