Adventurous Activities To Try Out In Kerala

The growth in Kerala tourism is due to the various adventurous activities. Activities include surfing, boating, biking, paragliding, and many more. 

Water Sports 

It is known for its beautiful beaches and many rivers. Water sports options include scuba diving, surfing, parasailing, snorkeling, Kerala boat race, and a lot more. For example, kayaking is best to explore the famous backwaters of Kerala. There are many options available from where you can choose. The best places to explore the flora and fauna of the country are Alappuzha, Kollam, and Kumarakom. Bamboo rafting at Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady, is another unique experience that you can choose. It is there even at Wayanad. 

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Mountains and Bikes

Biking can be the best way to tour the natural landscape. Munnar’s coffee plantations and Nilgiris’s spice plantations add an exquisite aroma to your cycling tour. Winter is the best season for a bike trip, and Idukki is one of the best places for it. It offers an incredibly pleasing experience and visuals that are eye-soothing. You get to bike through dairy farms, tea plantations, and paddy fields. Other best places for road trips in Kerala include Kottayam to Vagamon, Alappuzha to Changanassery, Chalakudy to Valaparai, etc. Mountain Climbing is mentally and physically challenging, but at the same time, an adventurous activity. There are many places to choose from, and thus, to have fun! Trekking is another option to go for if you are afraid of mountain heights. It is one of the top destinations for this activity. 


Vagamon paragliding is one of the most preferred spots in Kerala for paragliding. Apart from this, there are many hidden adventurous places for paragliding that one can find. The cost for the sport varies according to the area where you are, but the average is around 3,500 rupees. 

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Beaches and Wildlife

Beaches and wildlife are thrilling in themselves. These trips can include families, too. Taking a refreshing dip in the beaches and Arabian waters of Kerala is an adventure in itself. The sunset view makes the beaches more mesmerizing. The best time to visit is between December and March. There are many to choose from including, Kovalam beach, Varkala beach, and Marari beach. Wildlife safari is experienced in Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary in Wayanad, Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary in Wayanad, and Parambikulam Tiger Reserve in Palakkad District. Beaches and wildlife are thrilling in themselves.  

When talking about wildlife, one adventure that you definitely cannot miss is the elephant ride. It is a perfect option to experience the exotic countryside of Kerala. You can get the opportunity to spend a day with an elephant and feel as if you are the king of yore out to survey his hunting ground. The best places for this adventure are Thekaddy, Wayanad, and Munnar. 


Adventure activities provide a positive attitude and bring you closer to your inner self. Kerala is one of the most desired places to visit because of the beauty seen in every corner. The place offers you engaging experiences of adventure.