India is famous for its scenic beauty as well as the thrill seeking sports it provides. The classic combination of witnessing the brilliance of nature with blood pumping sports is amazing and many enthusiasts from all over the world come to India for a taste. Here are some water sports that India has to offer in different regions.
The Himalayan Region including Ladakh
White water rafting in the south flowing Indus river and its tributaries surrounded by naturally formed rocky structures is the ultimate kick. Kayaking in the Zanskar River is such a delightful adventure that no one should miss.
Himachal glacial valleys give birth to rivers which descend down rapidly making it a perfect place to try out white river rafting. Rivers like Beas, Sutlej and Chandra in Kullu, Shimla and Spiti districts. Kayaking in these rivers is an absolute treat but only experts and advance level kayakers are suggested to kayak in the Himachal Rivers.
Rishikesh is as popular with aquatic sports enthusiasts as it is with worshippers. Situated at the foothills of Himalayas, the Ganges rapid waters are a rafter’s and kayaker’s delight.
River Teesta and River Rangit offer high waves and rapids for rafters who are looking for the real deal. Mountain Kanchenjunga provides scenic beauty to the kayakers with River Teesta.
The majestic River Kaveri provides both the rafters and kayakers with a healthy dose of challenge and at the same time with tranquility. It is available for both beginners as well as advance level enthusiasts.
Surrounded with the blissful water of the Arabian Sea, Goa is every water sports lovers’ go-to spot. Rafting in Mhadei River with rapids is challenging and demanding. Moonlight kayaking Bambolin and Palolem is very popular and relaxing.
The Kundalika River is the only river in Maharashtra and it does a brilliant job in providing a good challenge and adrenaline rush to both the rafters and the kayakers.
These are the few places where you can enjoy the rafting and kayaking around this beautiful nation of India.