Adventure Activities

Paragliding

The paragliding adventure to explore Himalayas by air. The paragliding is the natural form of human flights. A paraglide is a non motorized, foot launched inflatable wing. To glide in the air is really a great experience and thrill of soaring high. We operate tendem and solo flights in Himalayas. In tendem flights a pilot accompanies the beginners whereas in a solo flight there is only one pilot. The geographical position of Uttarakhand Himalayas provide excellent weather conditions for all grades of paragliding from beginners to intermediate and advanced. We avail you glider, harnesses and a pilot who let you to experience it.


Mountaineering

A mountaineering expedition must be a very well planned and prepared for. It is rather more hazardous and involves more technicalities than low altitude treks. In the Himalayas, of the highest peaks, Nanda Devi and Kanchanjunga hold out challenges for mountaineers from the farthest reaches of the earth . The Garhwal Himalayas are among the finest for mountaineering expeditions, as also are the Zanskar range in J & K . In the Gangotri region a large number of peaks, Sudarshan, Kedar Dome and Chandra - Bhaga, to name but a few, provide ample opportunity for various mountaineering expedition . As with other adventure sports calling for skill and proficiency, mountaineering routes are graded according to accessibility and degree of difficulty. Those who venture out on such expeditions must undergo prior medical examination. The routes are divided into Moderate and Advanced (in the region of 5,200 mtrs).

Moderate

This calls for a basic knowledge of mountaineering techniques. Various reputed institute such as the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering in Uttarkashi, the HMI in Darjeeling and the Western Himalayan Institute of Mountaineering in Manali, impart the knowledge required for this grade.

Advanced

This grade of routes stipulates knowledge of technique, finely handed skills and ace fitness condition. These may be acquired through the adventure courses that mountaineering institutes offer or through practical expedition experience. This grade is further subdivided up to the most difficult. The best season for mountaineering expeditions is April to November. However, many undertake winter adventure too, despite the bitter cold.


Rock Climbing :

Among the adventure activities, Rock climbing is considered as one of the best adventure sports in which the person test his abilities as it demands calculated planning, perfect combination between physical and mental balance and the positive attitude on the surface of the rock which are of different gradient and varies from 60 degrees to 90 degrees wall or may be over hanged with the exposed surface of the rock ranging from few meters to 100 meters high. Performance of climbing team using various technical equipment's requires a rhythmic movement, perfect co-ordination & understanding. Rock climbing is a sport in which participants climb up or across natural rock formations or man-made rock walls with the goal of reaching the summit of a formation or the endpoint of a pre-defined route.

Rock climbing is similar to scrambling Rock climbing is a physically and mentally demanding sport, one that often tests a climber's strength, endurance, agility, and balance along with his or her mental control. It can be a dangerous sport and knowledge of proper climbing techniques and usage of specialized climbing equipment is crucial for the safe completion of routes Ropes and anchors can be configured differently to suit many styles of climbing, and roped climbing is thus divided into further sub-types that vary based on how their belay systems are set up. The different styles are described in more detail below, but generally speaking, beginners will start with bouldering or top roping.

Ropes and anchors can be configured differently to suit many styles of climbing, and roped climbing is thus divided into further sub-types that vary based on how their belay systems are set up. The different styles are described in more detail below, but generally speaking, beginners will start with bouldering or top roping.Clean climbing is a style of rock climbing which seeks to minimize some of the aesthetically damaging side effects of some techniques used in trad climbing and more often, aid climbing by avoiding using equipment such as pitons, which damage rock.


Bungee jumping

Bungee Jumping is an Adventure Sport, that has recently gained popularity all over the World. Now getting popular at Shivpuri near Rishikesh , India. Bungee Jumping is a sport that involves Heights and taking a Fall Off from the same, making you feel the Adrenalin Pumping.
How to do Bungee Jumping : Bungee participants will be fastened to the Jump related equipments and after the completion of the safety checks, will be hoisted to a height from where the participants will enjoy the Adrenalin Rush by taking off from a platform suspending in mid air; in the confines of our well equipped & trained team & Bungee master. Bungee was started with an effort to bring bungee jumping to commoners. At Rishikesh It is an attempt to make it a popular adventure sport for one and all in Uttarakhand and all over the country. Any adventure sport is all about calculated risk. Safety being the primary. Every one has to take safety lesions before jump .

Cliff Jumping

Yet another wonderful option to experience thrill is to get yourself busy in cliff jumping. All those who are in Rishikesh for rafting can never miss cliff jumping. Put your physical and mental abilities to test as you choose to enjoy cliff jumping in Rishikesh. Have you ever heard of base jumping? Cliff jumping is a milder version of this adventure sport. Get ready for some adrenaline pumping action as you climb up a cliff and ready yourself to jump off. Generally, the sport involves jumping from a 30-40 ft high cliff. The sport will let you know your bodily strength. Depending upon the physical abilities, you can also grow your cliff jumping abilities. For some, it is just an adventure sport. For others, it's a hobby. So, it is both fun and adventure. How does it feel to jump in freezing cold water in mid-summer? The experience is definitely going to be one that you will take time to forget.

Our instructors will be with you as you climb up the rock and reach the jumping platform. Equipped with a life jacket and a helmet, you will be accompanied to the cliff from where you have to jump down. Find out how it feels when you are in the air for a couple of seconds. And when you actually touch the surface of water. It's really a lot.

Flying Fox Activities

You are harnessed to the wire and on release by gravity roll down the wire upto 7 mtrs above the river level and then going up. Finally returning & settling down at the lowest point. Accelerate upto speeds of 160 kmph. Feel the air gushing past. You are pulled back to the launch platform by a retrieval mechanism.

Walk back to the cafeteria and enjoy watching your photographs & video of the jump. Normally done by 3 people in Tandem. Can be done alone at an extra cost. Don’t forget to collect your Dare to Jump Certificate. Flying Fox Jump Platform - 120 MTRS


Giant Swing

Jump is done from the same Bungy Platform. You are fitted with a seat & chest harness which is connected to the fixed wire ropes. On jump, after a initial free fall, the ropes smoothly swing you like a pendulum. You need guts to jump, but the experience is exhilarating. After the Swing, the Jumpers are lowered down to a drop zone in the river which has only 2 ft of water. Walk up to the cafeteria and enjoy watching your photographs & video of the jump. Can be done alone or by 2 people in Tandem. You can buy your photographs, DVD and get your T Shirts printed with your photographs of the Jump. Don’t forget to collect your Dare to Jump Certificate. The jump Zone is located on the road to Neelkanth, at Mohanchatti, a village 15 kms across Lakshman Zula, in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand State.


Wild Life Safari

Ajanta Travelss offer Jungle Safari Rajaji National Park Wildlife Sanctuary. We start Jeep and Elephant Chilla Rajaji National Park Haridwar Uttarakhand India. Best time for Wildlife Jeep Safari in Rajaji National Park and open between 15th November and 15th June every year. Wildlife Jeep Safaris and Elephant Ride in Rajaji National Park 34 K.M. Nature Safari Trail and drive passing through undulating forest track, hilly terrain, lush green valleys, river beds, dense forests, sprawling grasslands and many never before seen greenery and vegetation.