Ever since the pandemic, people have been forcibly shut away in the four walls of their homes, with no way to leave the boundaries of their houses. Now that the dread of the Covid-19 pandemic has subsided a little, people have started to try and turn their lives in the way they were fashioned earlier.
As I was going to an escape room near me last night, I realized that the place was looking a lot different than it used to, even a year ago. The empty corridors behind the frosted glass entrance were now beaming with customers!
And that is when it hit me. People are not only trying to get back to their normal lives, but they are now going beyond it. “I’m going to start doing things I have always wanted to do because the pandemic showed me how fickle everything is”- I’m sure many of us have felt this at some point this year. And you know what that means? The season for bucket lists is back! Check out some of these must-try items that all of us should have on our post-pandemic to-do list:
1. Chadar Trek in Ladakh
You cannot possibly imagine a bucket list for thrilling adventures in India without the name of Ladakh in it! For budding thrill-seekers, there can be nothing dreamier than trekking in Ladakh. Visit the place and walk on the frozen river as you encounter the various challenges that lie ahead of you.
The Chadar Trek, which only takes place during the winter months (January and February), can be a great option. Down in the Zanskar River, as the temperature drops treacherously, are you ready to face the freezing conditions? The blissful beauty of the snow-laden capes is sure to make up for the cold temperatures!
2. Experience at least one premium escape game at Breakout Escape Room
Escape games have nowadays become a very popular indulgence with thrill-seekers across the world. Having you and your team locked in a room with no escape and left to find your way out in time is one of the most thrilling experiences! The Breakout Escape Room in Bangalore is one of the best escape room venues to check out in India.
With so many kinds of unique and authentic themes, hand-curated set designs, and props, there is so much to make the escapades both thrilling and exciting. The best part about the games is how all your teammates need to work together to solve the clues while the clock is ticking!
3. Scuba Diving in Andaman
If you love water sports and underwater adventures, this one’s for you! The clear blue waters and beautiful coral reefs at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands make scuba diving such a delight for thrill-seekers. From scorpionfish to octopus, you name it, and we have it!
January to May is the best time to visit the islands for an adventurous scuba diving experience. Make sure you visit Havelock Island, Clinque Island, and Port Blair if you wish to enjoy the best scuba diving experiences here!
4. Roopkund Trek in Uttarakhand
The second-best trekking experience that you can have in India is the Roopkund Trek. The trails are located high up in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand and are surely a delight for all thrill-seekers! The magical landscape for which this trek is largely famous is sure to leave you spellbound.
The Roopkund Lake, or the Lake of Mysteries, is one of the best parts of this entire trek. The lake is situated at the height of 15500m above sea level! From around May to June, precisely the monsoon, is the best time to plan a trek to this place.
5. Bike trip from Leh to Manali.
Yet another adventurous expedition for you to be a part of is the bike trip from Leh to Manali! Imagine gliding your way across those endless, winding, and mountainous roads, with the glimmering view of the snow-capped peaks. Out of all the thrilling experiences that you can ever do, this is probably the one to cause the maximum adrenaline rush! Park your vehicles at different stops on the way for a warm cup of tea to re energize you for the journey that lies ahead.
This exceedingly delightful and adventure-packed trip originates from Manali and moves across the Khardungla pass. Plan your bike trip from July to September, and enjoy the magical experience that the mountainous roads are going to open up for you!
While the list ends here, your thrilling adventure is all about to start. Which ones will you choose for your adventure?