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Fascinating five – Water Sports in India

Watersports in India
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Nowadays, holidaying in India is incomplete without enjoying some water sports in some of its most fabulous travel destinations. Be it parasailing, river rafting, scuba diving, snorkelling or jet skiing, an increased number of holidaymakers are fascinated by water sports and want to give it a try. Water sports in India range from the extremely difficult to medium difficulty to easy. It’s a great feeling when the cool water sprays your face and you are hit by a surge of adrenaline that makes your holiday extra special. Here’s a list of five destinations that you must check out for the best water sports in India

White water rafting in Rishikesh

Rishikesh in Uttaranchal has become quite a well-liked destination for white water rafting in India. Rafting in the pristine but wild water of the Ganges can humble the most enthusiastic water sports fan. Rishikesh doesn’t just offer you white water rafting, but a host of other exciting adventure activities like trekking, camping, mountaineering and rock climbing. So if you’re looking for an adventurous escapade, Rishikesh should be top priority!

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Watersports like parasailing, water skiing, banana boat rides and many others are part and parcel of your holiday in Goa. Although most water activities last for only a few minutes at a time, it’s still a good idea to indulge in some water sports for an added element of fun. Plus, water sports in Goa are safe and fun so you don’t have to worry about anything!

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Kerala hosts a large number of water sports like canoeing, parasailing, scuba diving, catamaran sailing and wind surfing. So, the next time you visit God’s Own Country, make sure you treat yourself to an adrenaline high rather than just being awed by the natural beauty of the place. Flaunting 44 rivers and tons of lakes and lagoons, Kerala is one of the topmost adventure destinations in India.

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Andaman & Nicobar

Besides featuring some of the most gorgeous islands in the world, Andaman & Nicobar is also home to some fabulous water sports. Go all out adventurous with snorkelling and scuba diving in the crystal clear blue waters of the islands, and then retire for the day with a soothing massage in one of the many luxurious spas in the region. There’s really nothing more you could ask for on a relaxing holiday.

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Blessed with verdant nature, Lakshadweep is best known for snorkelling. Plunge deep into the perfect waters of Lakshadweep and let all your worries wash away into the gorgeous world underneath. Play with the pretty colourful fishes and forget all about the world up top with a bout of snorkelling.

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How many of these water sports in India have you tried? Share your experiences with us in the comments section!

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