Giving a tough competition to the proud and established players in the tourism industry, Jharkhand is fast emerging as the new-favourite tourist spot for adventure lovers. Utilizing the topographical advantage over other places, the state is now an active centre for all sorts of adventure sports. These include Rock climbing, Trekking, Paragliding, Parasailing, Hot air balloon, Canoeing, Kayaking, Water skiing, Rafting, Aeromodelling, and Hot Air Balloon to name a few.
Seeing the trending number of tourists, the state is also undergoing development and soon planning to offer a string of adventurous water sports as well including paragliding, rafting, scuba diving, sailing, snorkeling, kayaking, canoeing and parasailing. Also included would be jungle safaris, trekking, paddleboat and mountaineering among others.
The place also presents almost ideal condition for someone who is a nature lover. Those who love sports like rock climbing along with scenic views should head for Chaibasa and Netarhat, Sikidiri in Ramgarh and Dasam; all near the borderline region of the state.
On the other hand, for best hot air balloon experience, places like Morabadi, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Deoghar and Giridih should be your best bet any given day. If you happen to pass through Jamshedpur or Giridh, there are opportunities for a wonder trek through the thick forest cover the state so proudly boasts of.
Coming to water sports, Kanke Dam offers the best spot with its vast area and spectacular surroundings. Other popular options include Rukka Dam, Patratu Dam and Dimna Lake. All of these sites are properly equipped and offer sports including canoeing, kayaking and water skiing to name a few.