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Kashmir is a dreamland for every nature lover, thrillseeker, and solitude lover, who has been lusting for breathtaking panorama, adrenaline-pumping sports, and relaxation. This royal city of nawab is home to magnificent peaks, lush green meadows, cascading water streams, and much more. Besides the enchanting landscape and magnificent viewpoints, Kashmir offers an array of fun-loving sports for tourists of all kinds. Whether you are a solo traveler, a millennial, or have come on romantic getaways, the delight and fun here will be unmatched. The fun-loving activities range from extremely thrilling, mid-level adventure to the soul-stirring ride where you can gauge your risk appetite and indulge accordingly.

Since there are plenty of adventurous sports in Kashmir, how do you know what is best for you? We have curated the notch activities that tourists actively prefer and which are of extreme fun so that you do not have to stress about anything aside from selecting the one suitable Kashmir trip package among the various packers available at thrillophilia.


Skiing is a popular winter activity in Kashmir that you must definitely try while you are in Kashmir. Dash down the sheet of white snow from an incredible height. Gulmarg in Kashmir is the HubSpot for the world’s second-highest skiing in India, elevated at an amazing height of 4000 meters. Many globetrotters descend the steep hill to experience the thrill of skiing in the midst of a breathtaking landscape and a chilling wind.

Besides skiing, some regions have heli-skiing–popular for pumping your adrenaline insanely. Moreover, skiing is an activity that you must not miss out on while you are in Kashmir.


The snow-covered peaks, the cascading water streams, glittering lakes, and the lush green forest is enough to have your ideal trekking experience. Although there are plenty of locations, Shankaracharya hills in the Zabarwan district are the most incredible places for an ideal spot for the trekking experience. The Lofty mountains there are covered with enriching flora and fauna. Irrespective of whether you are a beginner or have expertise in trekking, it's always good to hire a local guide to make the journey insightful and fun.

River Rafting

River Rafting is one of the pretty challenging yet thrilling activities that will fulfill your thirst for adventure; with the emerging tourism in Kashmir, rafting has drawn much more popularity and interest. Raft through the beautiful rivers, navigating several whirlpools surrounded by deep green valleys that make your journey thrilling. The exhilarating river rafting bypassing the mountains involves navigating waterfalls; the range of difficulty ranges from grade 1 to grade 3. However, there are some areas where you can run through grade 4 rapids. Nonetheless, the rapids in Kashmir are mild, making rafting a simple adventure. Most importantly, teamwork and coordination are the keys.

Mountain Biking

It takes immense courage to put yourself on unforgiving roads and tough alleys. And when the place is Kashmir, dazzling with a white blanket of snow and the crystal clear lakes, cascading waterfall, and snow-covered peaks prompts you to step in and try this exhilarating sport. Mountain biking is exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time but gets easier and more fun with time.

Unlike before, mountain biking is gaining popularity in India, and more and more people are enrolling for it. So irrespective of whether you are a novice or pro at biking, you can try this sport and be spellbound amidst the charming landscape of Kashmir.

Shikara Ride

Kashmir is a dreamland for all those who have been lusting for an exotic and relaxing moment amidst the breathtaking Kashmir. Shikaras are long, extensive, well-decorated boats that are used to transport people back and forth from houseboats. The motion of Shikara is a great way to let loose in the tranquil setting of Kashmir.

Drifting in the scintillating water, surrounded by the snow-covered peaks, and letting your skiing soak in the shine of early morning is beyond words. Pointed ends in these wooden boats are rare, exhibiting the divine culture of Srinagar. This ride will help you build a life-long memory with your close one. Therefore, it is worth every penny to take this splendid ride.

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