Why should you select Kerala as your adventure tour destination?
Kerala is an ideal destination for adventure sports. This beautiful land has in store a variety of adventure packed destinations. The high mountains with deep –cut valleys, rolling hills and shallow valleys, beautiful rivers, deep lakes, evergreen forests, and long seashore make Kerala as the right destination to let loose the adventurous spirit and indulge in some really exciting activities.
The adventure seekers who come to Kerala can select for backwater biking, bird watching tours, camping, jungle safaris, canoeing, hiking and biking, trekking, water sports, wildlife tours, mountain cycling and have plenty of choices to rejoice.
Kerala is a paradise for the bird watchers with hundreds of species of birds and there are many bird sanctuaries in Kerala. Many rivers are flowing through thick natural forest which makes ideal place for birds to live.
Kerala, being the land of rivers, lagoons and lakes in the interiors and the sea on the west, makes it a good destination for water sports like canoeing or drift through the backwaters on a traditional houseboat for both relaxation and adventure.
You may need good training for the challenging trips like hiking on the high altitude mountains and also need well experienced tour guide. Even though it will be challenging but you will definitely enjoy such adventure trips in Kerala.
We listed below some places with its adventure attractions.
Vagamon hills are very suitable for paragliding. The International Paragliding festival of Vagamon was conducted yearly by ASSTA (Adventure Tourism and Sustainable Tourism Academy) with support from Kerala Tourism.
You can enjoy trekking here. And if you are healthy you can try hiking (Hillwalking). There are many exotic locations in the Western Ghats such as Meesapulimala and Anamalai, so reaching its peak will be definitely an adventure trip for you.
Bamboo raft safari through the lake is wonderful and adventurous.
Common Adventure activities
Off-road trekking can be done in most of the places in Kerala. Off-roads are very common in the hill side of Kerala and those roads are well suited for adventure trekking. Our experienced drivers will make your trips amazing.
Cycling can be done in the hilly part of Kerala if you are very healthy. As you pass through the tea gardens, through cardamom forests, through the villages, you will never feel tired! Just come and enjoy it.
Kerala is blessed with many forests, so most of the tourist destinations have options to see the wildlife habitat. But those forests are protected areas. Please contact the nearest forest and wildlife office before you start your wildlife tours.
Kerala also blessed with long seashore those are suitable for surfing. We recommend Kovalam as the best surfing destination.