Starting from the southern section of the Vindhya hills and the Satpura range, Southern India boasts of magnificent tourist attractions, which are spread over the 4 states of the region. Apart from the wonderful eco-diversity to be witnessed in the southern segment of the western and eastern Ghats, and the monuments and cultural heritage of the astoundingly rich Indian region, Southern India is today also known for a range of adventure spots. The thrilling rocks of the Deccan plateau, the long coastline of the region, and the dense forests that form the border between the different states, are some of the best spots to take part in a number of adventure activities, in the region. The islands close to the South, for instance Andamans, are also today the hotbeds for the extreme adventure sports.

Here Are 6 Spots in South India For Extreme Adventures:

1. Bheemeshwari

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Located close to Bengaluru (Karnataka), the small town offers a range of adventure actives to the thrill seekers, and is known as the “paradise” for nature lovers as well. The Doddamakkali Nature Camp is a prize for the extreme thrill seekers. Here, you can take part in a range of trekking and water sports, among other adventure activities on your trip to Bangalore. Enjoy rafting, zip line, parallel walking, and other activities. The Galibore Camp has the majestic mountains in its backdrop, and is an ideal destination for mountain biking, rafting, and kayaking. It is also a fishing center. If you are still not drained of energy after visiting these two places, try the Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary, which has an exotic fauna and flora collection, and some very exciting treks.

2. Andaman & Nicobar

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The Andaman and Nicobar archipelago still preserves the rare natural marine life, in its un-tampered form. The Havelock Island has the guided scuba diving and snorkeling tours, which are magical, breathtaking, and extremely adventurous. The colorful fishes cross the divers very closely, and the exotic marine world unfolds to display its majestic and pristine charm. You can only communicate through hands, during the sports activity!

3. Goa

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Goa is rated as the best tourist spot in India, because of a number of reasons. The serene beaches, Portuguese architecture, and other delights are for those who want a more relaxing holiday experience. But Goa also has an astounding number of extreme adventure activities and sports, for those who are seeking thrill and excitement during their vacation/holiday. Trekking, wildlife safaris, water sports! The list is endless, if you are visiting Goa. The wildlife sanctuaries of the region, including the Mahavir, and the Cotigao wildlife sanctuaries, and the Mollem National Park, have every excitement, which the hikers/trekkers might look for. Water sports available at the destination include snorkeling, windsurfing, water-skiing, water-scooter ride, skibob, motor boat ride, kayaking, scuba diving, and others. The city also offers ATV rides to those seeking the dirt motorbike fun and thrill.

4. Dandeli

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Those seeking thrills and excitement during a holiday, will love the frenzy that water river rafting has in store, at Dandeli (Karnataka). The Dandeli Wildlife sanctuary also offers thrilling tracks, to those who seek hiking and trekking excitement and adventure. The fast-paced sports activities, include the coracle boating, are memorable. The natural beauty of the place (covered with the dense deciduous forests, and exotic fauna and floor collection) is also breathtaking.

5. The Periyar Tiger Reserve

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The Periyar Tiger Reserve offers you a unique chance to get close to the tigers in night! Too adventurous! Don’t worry, as an armed guard will accompany you during your visit. The sanctuary is one of the most ecologically diverse regions in India, and is located in the western ghats of Kerala.

6. Idukki


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Vagamon, lying in the district of Idukki, is now a very popular spot in Kerala

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for adventure sport Paragliding. Enjoy the exciting moments that you spend at height of 6,000 ft, float like the clouds, and have a bird’s eye view of the earth below. March to May, and September to January, are the seasons to take part in the extreme adventure sport activity.

South India has some of the best adventure sports activities in store, for the thrill and exhilaration seekers. The centers also offer services, equipments, and gear, which match the international safety and quality standards.