Best Adventure Activities in Monsoons Which You Should Definitely Try
“Live your life by a compass, not a clock”
The onset of monsoons brings to life the fresh green leafy vegetation, the tiny rivulets, chirping of birds & the sweet smell of flowers. It also gives us a new impetus to enjoy our life to the fullest & raises the spirits to begin a new adventure.
India with its vast diversity of flora & fauna is blessed with terrains that are all the more attractive & welcoming on the onset of monsoons. A weekend trip or a week-long vacation, the rains have never stopped those with an adventurer’s heart from stepping out into the wilderness.
Here are some Supercool adventure activities in Monsoons for you to experience:
Trekking in monsoons is an experience not to be missed. Couple it with a trek to one of the numerous fortresses in Maharashtra & you can witness not just 50 shades of green but also a piece of our glorious history.
This fun activity can be done in groups to revisit the childhood memories of splashing & jumping about in water puddles & mud. Mud running with bare feet is not only relaxing but also very organic. It helps you bond with nature while the rain plays its own melodies.
3.White water rafting
Water rafting is a high testosterone sport & doing so in the rains with more turbulent river currents is recommended for all brave-hearts. The frothy river current engulfs you on its torrid journey while you battle on with the paddles to stay on course. Try it today & experience the might of the water gods!
4.Ziplining or Flying fox
Swoosh past the green valleys on a zip-line while the rain & sun play a game of hide & seek. The moving clouds & the lush green carpets below make a sight to behold. If lucky you can also witness a rainbow from the skies & fly towards it like a bird!
A simple walk in the nearby woods can be just as relaxing & adventurous in monsoons. The tall trees & the swaying grasses make the journey all the more memorable. Carry a picnic basket & lounge on the lush greens with loved ones & friends.
A monsoons lover’s favorite, mountain biking in the rains is more adventurous than it seems. The slippery slopes & constant raindrops make for an adventure so memorable that you fall in love with this activity. So grab your bike & head out to the nearest hillock with your buddy!
Traditionally, farmers transplant new rice saplings in the rainy season. Here is your chance to indulge in some rice farming yourself this monsoon, to experience the simple rustic life & chores of the agricultural community. Go as a group with friends & family to enjoy this activity most.
Descending down a waterfall is possible only in the rains. This adventure activity requires skill & expertise of avid trekkers. Experience the gushing waters while you struggle your way down the slippery rocks with a rope. This activity is a definite must try this monsoon season.
So go ahead, pull out that camera & head towards your next big adventure.
Just a word of caution for the beginners though. While monsoons are fun times to head out, you are also more prone to unfortunate accidents because of flash floods or heavy incessant rainfall & landslides. Make sure you enjoy the adventures responsibly & by taking all necessary safety precautions. Keep a checklist handy of essential things to carry along before you head out for the adventure.
Persistent rains are hardly a reason to sit indoors. We have just given you 8 strong reasons to head out into the nature & experience some phenomenal adventure activities in Monsoons this year.
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