Adventure tourism, in general, is defined as the type of tourism that encourages an
individual to come out of his/her comfort zone by engaging in thrilling physical, natural or cultural activities.
In the recent years, Adventure tourism in India has shown a phenomenal growth. Exploring various exotic places
and trying out adventurous activities like trekking, rock climbing, kayaking, paragliding and much more are part of adventure tourism.
The most exotic and adventurous destinations identified by The Ministry
of Tourism in India include Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala, and Jammu and Kashmir, New Zealand,
Ireland, Srilanka, Southafrica.