Check Out These Adventure Sports Near Kolkata

No need to plan a trip abroad for that one adventure sport you have been waiting to experience all your life. From parasailing and river rafting to trekking and rock climbing, there are opportunities galore for adventurists in several places in Bengal. Check our guide on the best ones.

Parasailing In Mandarmani & Digha

Both Mandarmani and Digha beaches offer a wide variety of adventure sports. Located around 150km away from the city, these beaches are our favourite weekend getaway destinations too. Carried out under the watchful eyes of trainers, these places are perfect for parasailing. Explore the waters and get a high like never before.

Paragliding In Kalimpong

One of the highest points in Kalimpong, Deuli Hills is the most sought-after location for paragliding. Here you can avail two types of flights -- medium and high points of which the landing points are different but take-off is the same. The medium flight lands on Home Ground and the high flight on Relli River Ground. Get an eagle's eye-view of the picturesque mountains and greenery around. You've got to experience this at least once in your lifetime and trust us you'll not regret it.

Rock Climbing In Tajpur

For rock climbing, you can either head to the beach town of Tajpur or one of the hill stations in northern Bengal. Susunia Hills in Bankura, which is about four to five hours from Kolkata by road, offers moderate level rock climbing options. Tenzing Rock in Darjeeling is yet another popular rock climbing destination.

River Rafting In Teesta

The wild current of Teesta makes it an apt destination for river rafting. Started only few years back, you can try river rafting anywhere in Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Chitrey (Teesta river flows across these places). To record the entire experience, you can avail their photography and videography packages too.


Teesta River Rafting

Kalimpong Dansong Forest, Kalimpong, West Bengal