About Water Sports
This country offers numerous options for adventure sports lovers. Barring
those who don't fear water, everybody would love to enjoy exciting watery
packages, including white water rafting, water skiing, scuba diving, angling
and fishing, snorkelling, and canoeing and kayaking. You have countless
options to enjoy water sports in India. Almost every nook and corner of the
country has bountiful of locations of water sports. These include island
destinations of Andaman & Nicobar in Bay of Bengal and Lakshwadeep in
Arabian Sea. One of the best choices on mainland include water adventures is
Goa. Even amateurs also can get professional help to try water sports.
Thrill seekers can also try out Ganges and its tributaries in north for
river rafting. White Water Rafting is include among the extreme and
never-ending thrills in untamed rivers. Rivers in upper Himalayas are rated
among the best in the world for river sports, with many staircase rapids
challenging the body and spirit of river runner. Some of the favourite water
sports in India are being mentioned here.
Major Water Sports in India
Backwater means a network of water bodies consisting of a unique web of
rivers, lakes, bays, lagoons and canals. These backwater cruises extend into
villages and towns of the region. Backwaters have emerged as a central theme
of Kerala's tourism synopsis. They make an absolute cruiser through twisting
and meandering water streams. You get a chance to pass through the narrow
canals crossing exquisite villages of Kerala, embellished with lush green
paddy fields and tall coconut grooves. Houseboats in Kerala backwaters are
called as 'kettuvallam'. These houseboats play an important role in
realizing numerous backwater tourism possibilities. Houseboat cruiser has
become very popular in the backwaters of Kerala offering a lifetime
opportunity to explore the picturesque splendor of Kerala.
Enjoy experiencing the majestic panorama of
sailing a huge ship through the blue waters of Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean.
You just sojourn to a new world of fantasy surrounded by water everywhere.
All of those who seek for the real taste of pristine blue waters, huge ships
and houseboat sailing may come and luxuriate in a travel adventure tour
giving an opportunity to explore the new marine world. An ideal boat sailing
includes playing with winds, crossing seas and get to know nature in a
better way. Boating and sailing as an adventure has huge scope on seas of
Indian sub continental. If you have a fantasy of sailing on translucent
waters and encircling isolated islands, you may leave for any of the exotic
locations offering water sports in India.
Just assume yourself 100 feet or more above blue ocean. The moment the boat
stops, you can gradually flow downwards. The moment you are going to
submerge in the water, the boat takes off and you go flying back into the
air. One among the aerie sports, Para Sailing is gaining great popularity
among adventure sport lovers of this country and beyond. Para Sailing
enthralls all the thrill-seekers and transform them into a human kite
swinging hundreds of feet above the emerald green waters of ocean. Tourists
can avail training programs in Para Sailing in Doon valley. You also can
enjoy it in Billing in Himachal, or on the slopes of Solang valley near
Manali, Nilgiri hills in South India, eastern Himalayas in
Darjeeling/Gangtok area, Auli in Uttranchal, and Sansar in Jammu &
Tips For Water Sports
» If motion sickness or an abnormal fear of being in narrow or
enclosed spaces overpowers you, retrace a dryer destination in Sailing and
Yachting. Always try to be in an uniform course of movement and live in
lodges that are firm.
» Too much swimming should be avoided even by experienced divers Scuba
Diving to conserve air.
» It's always best to be comfortable in the water and in adequately
» Any of the certification courses like PADI (Professional Association
of Dive Instructors) or NAUI (National Association of Underwater
Instructors) can be chosen to undertake Scuba Diving.
» Count your strokes while rafting and always be active when things
turns rough. As rafters don't have the chance to correct themselves, they
should be prepared to swim with restrictions like life jacket.
» All of those who want to hire a bare-boat for your own driving, first
of all they should learn to sail in home waters. A course in bare-boat
cruising offered by most of sailing schools run can be undertaken.