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Crazy Outdoor Fun Activities to Do in India

If you want to get into the heart of India - undeniably one of the world's most exotic countries, then there is no better way, than to indulge in the array of amazing outdoor activities in India. Everywhere you look, India has something unique to offer - even perhaps something you have never seen or done before, and the experiences can range from fascinating to educational to rewarding to confusing and even frustrating. Yet the experiences will add up to give you a single final verdict at the end - that India is a singular experience and nothing can match its variety and indigenity. So here is our list of some of the best outdoor fun Activities in India, that should be on your bucket list.

You could start off with bird watching in Bhigwan near Pune, spotting exotic eurasian spoonbills, large storks to the red-naped Ibis and spotted owlets; or you could be doing an elephant safari up the ramparts of Amber Fort in Jaipur, or else in the wilderness of Kaziranga National Park, Assam, as you sight one-horned rhinos. You could be horse riding along the picturesque vales of Ooty, or could be camping under the starlit skies of the Rann of Kutch in Gujarat. The possibilities and places are endless - all it needs is the desire to do.

If you have a penchant for adventure then fulfil it, as you go diving into the deep seas around the Netrani Islands, off the coast of Karnataka, or take the eerie Haunted and History tour in Salem, in Tamil Nadu. While you are still down South, don’t miss the the theme parks and water parks with their thrilling rides, be it at Wonderla Bangalore or Hyderabad. Then as you head North, get your adrenalin pumping as you race the circuits of Smaash in Mumbai - the best tracks for Go Karting in the country, and later in the evening enjoy a helicopter joy ride over the city.

For a touch of romance take a hot air balloon tour over the Taj Mahal in Agra, or cruise along the backwaters of Kerala, and perhaps even enjoy a moment of quietude just fishing in the serene environs. If the mountains are your calling, head out to Himachal Pradesh, and visit its attractions as Kufri near Shimla, or ride the charming toy train, or just relax in its pristine surroundings. But if you want to be in the middle of action, rent a bike and explore the bustling lanes of Varanasi, or head out for a game of paintball in New Delhi. Else just take a luxury break - go swimming in one of the various five star hotels or resorts near a metro city and chill out.

There is definitely no dearth of things to do in India, and the above are but the tip of the ice-berg, of the innumerable places and plethora of activities in India that you can find.