Known for its amazing landscape, pleasant climate, and sacred temples, Mussoorie is one of the exquisite hill stations in India and among the popular places to visit in Uttarakhand. If you are an adventure enthusiast and looking for some exciting and thrilling activities on your vacation, then Mussoorie is the perfect place where one can try out various adventure activities like skywalk, trekking, camping, paragliding, River rafting, valley crossing, etc.
If you are an adventure junkie and not afraid of heights, then Sky Walk is one of the popular adventure activities that one must try out as part of Mussoorie tour packages. In this thrilling activity, you have to walk upon a 360 feet long single wire rope at the height of 120 feet with both your hands out in the air. You will be provided with enough safety equipment that will keep you from falling. One can also get the stunning views of the mountains and lush greenery covering the entire city of Mussoorie while walking on the rope.
River Rafting is another popular adventure sport that Mussoorie offers for its visitors where you row a boat down a river. The moving rapids of the rivers in Mussoorie are perfect to enjoy rafting that passes through dense forests and rocky terrain. If you are lucky, you can also get a glimpse of the snow slopes. One can try white water rafting on the challenging rapids of Alaknanda, Dhauliganga, and Kali Rivers. The Uttarakhand Tourism Board is one of the finest rafting operators in Mussoorie as the activity was conducted by professional instructors under a stringent safety environment.
Trekking is one of the popular things to do in Mussoorie. There are several trekking trails in Mussoorie that are not only adventurous but also scenic too. Mussoorie is also the base camp for some of the most famous treks in Uttarakhand that passes through dense forest of Deodar, Rhododendron, Oak, beautiful valleys, snow-clad mountains, magnificent meadows. Lal Tibba or Gun Hill, Nag Tibba are among the popular treks in Mussoorie that one should not miss during your Mussoorie Tour.
Mussoorie is heaven for rock climbers as it has the highest number of natural rocks. This sport is not for the fainthearted as one needs to climb up as high as 160 feet. Several organizations in Mussoorie organize this adventure activity with the best precautionary measures. This sport also needs little practice and attention at the same time. As these rocks have a rough surface and various types of curves, climbers are tightly tied with a heavy rope and they need to climb with the help of hands and feet grip. This is one of the must-try things to do in Mussoorie, among the top hill stations near Delhi.
Rappelling is another fun sport in Mussoorie that one must try who has an affinity for thrill and adventure. Rappelling means descending the mountains with the help of various types of ropes and other accessories or tools. While doing this activity, tourists are tightly tied to a rope or cable for safety purposes before they climb up the cliff or raffle down. Sliding down to the mountains and witnessing the amazing scenic view of the hills and natural splendor will leave you awestruck.
If you are a nature lover, then Camping is one of the best options in Mussoorie to enjoy the natural beauty of this pristine hill town. It is one of the best things to do in Mussoorie, among the top places to visit near Delhi. There are many options for camping that includes Bamboo huts or deluxe huts, Alpine tents, etc. with all the modern amenities and safety measures. Camping can give you a very thrilling experience especially during the nighttime as one can encounter star-studded sky along with various types of roars of wild animals. Besides, one can also witness the stunning beauty of the breathtaking valleys and deep forests from the tents. During night times, fires are lit up in front of the tents, so that no wild animals can attack.
Mussoorie is one of the best destinations to try out paragliding. Here you can enjoy yourself along with your family and friends. Whether you are an amateur or a professional, you should experience the thrill of paragliding over the lakes and valleys of Mussoorie as it will provide you a great chance to get breathtaking views of the serene lakes, beautiful valleys, lush greenery, etc. This activity is conducted everywhere in the hill station by experienced trainers and you are given the latest safety equipment. A person of any age can enjoy this thrilling adventure, provided you are an adventure enthusiast and physically fit.
Mountain Biking is yet another popular adventure activity to participate in Mussoorie. Riding through the hilly areas and the rough roads will give you a different experience. There are several organizers to conduct this activity where you can rent a bike to do this activity. Most mountain bikes are durable and tend to provide better performance. Also, the riders should be very cautious as the hilly areas are quite stiff and narrow. During this activity, you can witness the natural beauty of the surrounding hills. Dhanaulti, a nearby place to Mussoorie is one of the best places for this activity.
Valley Crossing is undoubtedly one of the popular activities in Mussoorie. If you are not afraid of the great heights, then you must try out this adventure sport while holidaying in Mussoorie. There are many organizers to conduct this activity with prior arrangements. You have harnessed and tied up on the rope with a pulley. One needs to cross a 360 ft. long and 120 ft. deep valley with the help of your hand by pulling the rope as a commando. The more you will pull the rope the more you will cross the valley swiftly. While doing this activity, you can also get beautiful views of the surrounding hills and valleys.