Wildlife Adventure Sports
Plenty of options await you inside the confines of an animal sanctuary,
besides watching the animals and birds. It is all about letting free the
adventurer in you and taking on whatever challenges come your way. Besides
being a fantastic option, these adventure sports let you experience the
bounties of nature in a totally different and never before seen way. Spend
hours besides the lake with your fishing rod while enjoying the cool weather
and the serene environs or take a jungle walk where you will get a chance to
be an explorer. Watch the beautiful view of sun rise and sun set slowly
behind the thick bushes. Another exciting way is to cycle your way through
the uneven jungle pathways, which will test the strength in your muscles.
The most common wildlife adventure sports options in India include safaris
(jeep, horse, camel, jungle and elephant), angling and fishing, jungle walk
Safaris are one of the best ways to explore the hidden insights of an area.
While jeeps can penetrate deeper into the jungle, elephants can get very
close to the animals without scaring them away. Camel safari is an excellent
option to roam the Thar desert and feel yourselves in the shoes of
adventurers and travellers who crossed the desert, centuries ago in search
of new trade opportunities. Horse safari is a more recent addition to the
plethora of options, which gives you the option of quick and better access
to a forest. A number of animal sanctuaries in India provide the visitors
with the option of angling and fishing in the number of lakes situated
inside the national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. Besides, forest walks
and cycling are other adventurous options of exploring a forest which
require some strength in your muscles.
- While on a jeep safari do not ever get off your vehicle in presence
of wildlife and risk your life.
- Do not tease the wild animals and treat them with respect. Remember
you are a visitor to the home of animals.
- If you happen to come across a wild animal, do not panic and slowly
move away without making much movement.
- If you meet local people, do not hesitate to ask for advice. They may
know something that you do not, yet.
- Animals have their own warning signs, try and learn them. It may be
of great help at the time of crises.
- Carry a pair of binoculars and other basic equipment like an army
knife along with you. Do not carry any harmful weapons.
- Cycling and forest walk requires some level of physical fitness and
strength in your muscles. Do not take on strenuous exercises if you are
not sure of your fitness level.
Most of the national parks and sanctuaries in India offer the visitors
the option of angling and fishing in the lakes and rivers. Spend hours
sitting besides the water body while enjoying the cool climate and natural
Walking or forest trails are the best option if you like to discover
nature while walking. Explore the abundant variety of flora and fauna,
harboured between the confines of an animal sanctuary, in the company of
expert naturalist who will help you identify these forest creatures.
A journey through an animal sanctuary on a bicycle will wear you out
but still leave you wanting for more. The versatile terrain and varied
pathways of the Indian animal sanctuaries make it one of the most favoured
adventure sports destination for tourists from around the globe.