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Water and River Sports in India

India with its vast coastline, golden beaches and rapid river waters can offer every kind of water sport in India.

Water Sports in North India

The Himalayas offer some of the toughest and most exciting river runs in the world. River sports in the rapids are very popular throughout the summers. countless fresh water streams and lakes in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal... are ideal for angling and trout fishing. The coastal regions provide excellent opportunities for water sports like water skiing, wind surfing, yatching, snorkelling and scuba diving.

Water Sports in South India

In South India enjoy water adventures along both the west and the east coasts of India. The islands of Andaman and Nicobar in the Bay of Bengal and Lakshadweep in the Indian Ocean are virtually untouched and are some of the best spots for scuba diving and snorkelling. The beaches of Goa and Kerala also offer many water sports activities like water skiing, wind surfing and sailing. The West coast offers sailing in Mumbai, Goa and the lakes around Pune.

 

White Water Rafting in India

White water rafting in India is almost exclusively confined to the northern rivers which flow southwards from the Himalayas, gushing between densely forested mountains and through steep gorges. Rivers such as the Alaknanda, Bhagirathi, Indus, Zanskar and Teesta offer `raft-worthy’ rapids

River Rafting Areas : Ganges, Uttranchal, Kaudilya, Devprayag, Chenab, Zanskar, Alaknanda, Bhagirathi.

In the state of Jammu & Kashmir, the river Indus, flowing across high altitude deserts, offers fascinating day trips based out of Leh, the District headquarters of Ladakh. A 2-3 days trip starting out of Leh is also possible. An ultimate experience would be the 14 day Zanskar river expedition. July till end of September is the best time.

In Himachal Pradesh, the river‚ Beas‚ offers an excellent day trip, best done in May-June.

In the hills of the state of Uttaranchal, the Ganges‚ and its tributaries make up for the most popular whitewater rafting in India

In Sikkim, the Teesta and Rangit rivers offer white water rafting in the north eastern India.

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Scuba Diving & Snorkeling in India

Experience the thrill and beauty of India's stunning underwater natural world. Scuba Dive or snorkel Bay of Bengal at Andman and Nicobar islands or Arabian Sea at Lakshadweep group of islands. The crystal clear waters Indian coasts and shores promise charming scuba diving and snorkeling destinations that will leave you completely mesmerized.

The rich sea life in India offers an array of opportunities for scuba diving and snorkeling.

Scuba Diving & Snorkeling Areas : Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park.

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Water Skiing in India

This may sound different but this fits the tee in terms of adventurous vein. Skiing on water does sound little strange as it is a new introduction to the genre of water sports in India. This special sports has to offer lot more thrill than skiing on the mountains where you swoosh on water along with its tide. But the sports requires you to be a smart swimmer and a person of guts. You choose to stop by any particular halts as a taw rope is attached to your boat.

Water Skiing Zones : Dakpathar in Dehradun district, Garhwal hills, Ramgarh Lake Jaipur, Chambal River Kota, Pong Dam in Kangra Valley, Gobind Sagar near Bilaspur ,Chamera Lake near Dalhousie, Nagin Lake Srinagar

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Sailing, Yatching & Surfing

One of the most popular water sports in India sailing, surfing and yatching is the best sport in water. Experience the wind and water together with the countryside views and delve deeper to find out the best kept secrets of nature. Yatching will leave you with a perfect balmy effect on your soul. All that you need to do for your vacation is sit in a yatch and sail in any direction to surf the natural treasures of India.

Sailing and Surfing Areas : Mumbai, Panshet Dam Resort, Tarsha Sports Complex, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Islands

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Skiing in India

Destinations like Jammu and Kashmir, the hills of Uttaranchal, Himachal Pradesh, and the Northeastern states of India have become favorite ski destinations for skiing enthusiasts. Gulmarg is the ultimate beginner's skiing resort.

Skiing locations in the Himalayas:

Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir, Auli Garhwal , Munsiyari, Kumaon, Manali, Kufri & Narkanda In Himachal Pradesh

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