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7 Best Exhilarating Cable Car Rides in India

By Prashant

There are many ways to see the beauty of India, be it a demanding trekking trails along the hills and forest or to travel the length and breath of the country on a bike. How about viewing these exhilarating landscape of the country on a cable car?

If you are that kind of a traveller who wish to go to the extreme and don't have vertigo problem, then a ride on the cable car is the best way to view the earth below, be it a snow-clad mountain or a waterfall with its flow.

In India, cable car is found in almost all the famous hill stations and is an ideal way to view the beauty of the earth below by gliding in the air. Listed below are some of the few places in India where one can experience the adventure and joy of a cable car.

Raigad

Raigad

If you are in the town of Raigad, make sure to experience the thrilling cable ride which takes the travellers all the way to Raigad Fort. It offer travellers a spectacular view of the valley down below. So it is recommended to experience this once in a life time opportunity if visiting Raigad.

Photo Courtesy: Atul Bhujbal

Mussoorie

Mussoorie

To experience the sheer beauty of Mussoorie, one has to take the cable car which takes the travellers from the Mall Road up to Gun Hill. It offers some stunning views of the valley and travellers can have a lifetime time of an experience while viewing the landscape below

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Darjeeling

Darjeeling

Nestled among the mountains and exhilarating landscape, Darjeeling, aloso known as the Queen of the Hills offer travellers a perfect getaway for those looking to bond with nature. Travellers coming to this beautiful hill station must take the cable car ride which takes them from Darjeeling-Rangit Valley that connects Darjeeling with Singla banks of River Ramman. The view from up will simply leave you awestruck.

Photo Courtesy: Andrew Rocks

Srisailam

Srisailam

If you are in Srisailam, a cable car ride is a must. This cable car ride takes the travellers down the Srisailam Dam. After reaching the dam, one can also try boating which is available for the travellers. To get the best views of river Krishna and the surroundings, a cable car ride is a once in a life opportunity and should not be missed for those visiting Srisailam.

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Solang Valley, Manali

Solang Valley, Manali

Solang in Manali is a beautiful valley with mesmerizing views of snow capped mountains and lush green meadows. Taking a heavenly ride in the Ropeway to Mt. Phatru at an elevation of 3200 mt. and enchanting its breathtaking views is defintely a once in a life time experience.

Photo Courtesy: Joginder Pathak

Dhuandar Waterfalls, Jabalpur

Dhuandar Waterfalls, Jabalpur

This is one of the perfect places to enjoy the cable ride as the sight would definetly leave anyone mesmerised. Water gushing from the marble is truly a visual treat to the eyes. Marble Rocks, located about a km from the waterfalls is worth seeing. Boating is an amazing experience, especially by the moonlight. Boating facilities are available from November to May.

Photo Courtesy: Karneek Vyas

Kailasagiri Ropeway, Visakhapatnam

Kailasagiri Ropeway, Visakhapatnam

Kailasagiri Ropeway in Visakhapatnam is a must visit place for travellers visiting the place. It is a hill-top park which offer travellers an exhilarating view of the ocean.

The lush greenary and the surrounding hills is a treat to watch. The cable car is a major crowd-puller here. Ropeway starts from Appughar to Kailasagiri. Other than the ropeway, other major attractions of the park include the colossal idol of Lord Shiva and Parvathy. Latest in the attractions list is the toy train ride which takes the travellers around the garden at the hilltop.

Photo Courtesy: Adityamadhav83

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