Switzerland is not just popular with poets, lovers and dreamers, but is also a Mecca for adventure sports enthusiasts! To those who love the thrills of skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountaineering, skydiving, rappelling, and kayaking, the lakes, rivers and mountains of Switzerland offers many options to indulge in the same.
Trekkers will be delighted with the hiking trails that wind through the mountains, leading to lush meadows and shimmering lakes. The Chamoix region’s Grand Balcon is a very popular trekking route, since it offers tourists a view of the Mt. Blanc. After a tiring, but rewarding trek you can choose to relax in the small but comfortable chalets dotting the region.
Another adventure sport in Switzerland is skydiving. Whether you are skydiving alone, or practicing tandem skydive, the adrenaline rush is unmatched. The thrill of the air whooshing past, as the ground seems to get closer and bigger, is something that most skydive enthusiasts cannot resist. There are many skydiving schools in Switzerland, offering skydiving lessons to the layperson. The Thun Airport is one of the best skydiving sites in Switzerland.
Verbier is a paradise for mountain bikers. The Verbier- Grimetz route is especially challenging to mountain biker. While most people do not attempt to cover the entire route due to the difficulty of the terrain, bike enthusiasts still go at least part of the way to experience the adrenaline rush and feel the Alpine breeze rush past.