Travel Tuesdays: 5 Best Cliff Dive Sites in India to Get Your Soul Blowing

Cliff diving is probably the easiest extreme sport to learn. There is no need to buy equipment, wear special gear or pay a service provider. It’s just your body hovering in the air and plunging into a body of water below. Cliff jumping gives you a sense of freedom and fearlessness while providing an adrenaline rush in a brief drop.

So, if you are one of those “talented” adventurers, here is a list of top 5 cliff diving spots in India.

1. St. Mary’s Island, Karnataka

St. Mary’s Island is a group of four small islands off Malpe, Udupi, in the Arabian Sea. It is famous for its production of basaltic lava column, which is a geological rarity. Cliff jumping is a popular activity here, with the highest point being 10 feet above sea level.


2. Bhedaghat, Madhya Pradesh

Bhedaghat, a small village on the banks of the Narmada River in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh, is known for its stunning waterfalls and marble rock formations. However, due to the presence of high cliffs and deep waters, it has gained popularity among adventurers over time, making Bhedaghat an ideal place for cliff jumping.

3. Hampi, Karnataka

Hampi in the state of Karnataka is one of the most beautiful cities in India, with enough to see and do. Hampi is unique in that it attracts pilgrims, backpackers, historians, geologists and thrill seekers! If you want to experience cliff diving, head to Lake Sanapur and find out about the Cliff Diving Spot.

4. Pangal Fort, Telangana

In Pangal Fort, it is one of the best known hill forts. The fort is surrounded by rock structures and formations and is guarded by seven entrances. The terrain is the most spectacular aspect of the fort. Cliff diving is very popular in this area.

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5. Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

You can dive directly into the sacred waters of the Ganges in Rishikesh. Rishikesh is known for rafting, but cliff jumping is another activity you should do here. During your rafting trip, the tour operator may allow you to jump off a cliff several times on the Brahmapuri stretch.

Dive into one of these destinations to take the plunge and feel the adrenaline!

Also Read: 4 Things To Do In Uttarakhand That Make A Memorable Sightseeing Experience

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