River Rafting is the most popular adventure sport in Uttarakhand Bouncing along the Himalayan Rivers, Overcoming the challenges of the rapids along with a group of friends is a thrilling experience which gives an unusual adrenalin rush. Besides river rafting camps set on silvery beaches, admist thick virgin Himalayan forests are a great way to spend one's holidays.
Flowing through deep forests, rocky terrains and mountains, rivers like Alaknanda. Dhaulinganga and Kali offer exciting opportunities for white river water rafting. One can opt for a simple half tour or a four to five day experience depending on which grade of rapid one is ready to face. Uttarakhand Holidays offers rafting courses conducted by trained and qualified river guides. Most camps are located between Shivpuri and Kaudiyala, Upstream from Rishikesh on the way to Devprayag.
The magic behind River Rafting also referred, as White Water Rafting, is the extreme and never-ending thrills in the untamed rivers. The rivers in the upper Himalayas are among the best in the world for river sports, with many staircase rapids that challenge the body and spirit of the river runner.
Ganges River has always remains a mystery for explorers and full of surprises for the rafters. Ganga near Rishikesh in Uttaranchal is a popular spot for white water rafting. The whitewater river rafting stretch of the Ganges is from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh where the river has 12 major rapids over 36-kms long, most of which are easily negotiable and some require our expertise.
On the Rishikesh - Badrinath highway at an altitude of 480 m, is the place of the mighty waters of Ganga, which are most ideal for whitewater river rafting. Rafting in the sacred water of Ganges is an exciting experience and its this apparent invincible power of this majestic river that has attracted the adventure seekers to this adventure sports.
SCUBA DIVING & SNORKELING
If you wish for jump into the water to check out the superb marine life concealed inside the unexplained horizons of the sea then the coastal areas of India are the finest destinations for divers and smokeless. Enclosed by a extensive stretch of coastal belt on the three sides, a water sport fan can get huge opportunity in India to take pleasure in the sun, sand, sea and surf.
CANOEING & KAYAKING
Kayaking is just similar to backpacking on an off crushed lane, excepting that this instance your adventure is on the sea. It provides you the finest chance for sports lovers to come close to nature. Although canoeing presents calm a sole mixture of exploration. Paddle through the wonderful sea fissure, discover offshore islands, and snorkel the aquatic treasuries that are packed with plentiful marine resources.
Skiing on water does echo a different. A tiny fresh to the adventure sports pitch of India, It is a lot more exciting from snow skiing. The first main reason is that there's no mountainous inclines or snow instead one glides on water. Secondly, you want to be fine swimmer because you donâ€™t know when you have to let go off the tow-rope attached by boat.
FISHING & ANGLING
Balyuli and Badharan offer great angling opportunities in the Ramganga River, where fishing can be done throughout the year. Bashal, Matwash and Rikawasi are also popular nearby fishing spots. The streams flowing through these regions provide anglers many options to choose from. The river Kosi flows by Corbett and fishing is a significant activity along this river. In Kosi, Fishing and Angling can be comfortably carried out in Betalghat and Chhara. The list of rare fish species comprises of the Indian trout, The Golden Mahaseer, Goonch, and the lesse known Kalabasu. Mahaseer fishing is closed during the breeding season in the monsoon months, from June to September.
In Uttarakhand areas replete with Mahaseer including river like Ramganga, Kosi, Kali Ganga, Nayar and Tons have been identified to promote the sport of angling.
SAILING, YACHTING & SURFING
Surfing is one of the superlative sports when it comes to building a splash in water and the enthusiasm of this water sport is initially catching up as a much loved beach water sport in India. Sailing is a water sport & is like a tranquil journey where you can have fun with wind speed, cross sea and acquire to know nature in an enhanced approach. The bliss of yachting in India will attract any yachter to replicate his Yachting experience again, to discover yet one more stretch of coast and to relive the comfortable pace of life on the sea.
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