The Best Outdoor Activities in India
Discover the best hiking, camping, backpacking, fitness, and more.
Camel Trek through the Thar Desert
India / Shahi Palace
If you are in the town of Jaisalmer signing up for the camel trek is a must.
Snorkel at Elephant Beach
India / Elephant Beach Trailhead
Assuming that you made the ferry from Port Blair to Havelock Island, the best way to reach the trailhead would be to either rent a bicycle ($2/day typically) or a scooter/motorcycle ($8/day) and peda.
Hike the Roopkund Trek to Skeleton Lake
India / Roopkund Trailhead
The Roopkund Trek is considered one of the best treks in all of India.
Backpack to Chandratal Lake
India / Jagatsukh Village
Day 1: Jagatsukh Village to Seri: 15km: 6-8 hours The trailhead starts in Jagatsukh Village so if you're staying in the town of Manali you'll either need to take a bus to the village or rent a motor.
Hike to the Double Decker Living Root Bridges
India / Double Root Bridge
Looking for an experience straight out of Tarzan or the Jungle Book? Deep in the dense tropical forest of Meghalaya, and shrouded in cloud and rain for much of the year, are some astonishing man-made.
Climb Stok Kangri
India / Stok Kangri Trailhead
Stok Kangri is located within the larger area of Ladakh, closest to its capital city Leh (11,562 ft.).
Visit Nokhalikai Falls
India / Nohkalikai Falls View Point
Located in India's proclaimed "wettest place on Earth", Cherrapunji, these falls will take your breath away.
Hike the David Scott Trail
India / David Scott Trailhead
An old trekking route and one of the most popular trekking routes in Meghalaya, David Scott Trail Shillong has been named after David Scott, a British office.
Explore the Allepey Backwaters
India / Paradise Inn Guest House
The Keralan backwaters are a network of interconnected canals, rivers, lakes and inlets, a labyrinthine system formed by more than 900 km of waterways, and sometimes compared to the American Bayou.
Winter Trek to Kedarkantha Summit
India / Mori-Sankari Rd, Sidri
Dehra Dun to Sankri, 6400ft - 220km; 10 hours Kedarkantha Peak winter trek is a fairly challenging trek in Uttarakhand.