Water Sports

Water Sports

1. Rishikesh

2. Sattal

3. Champawat

4. Munsiyari

5. Naukuchiatal

6. Tehri Lake

Water Sports in Uttarakhand

When it comes to water sports in India, no state cuts a bigger deal than Uttarakhand. Bestowed with frothy and gurgling rivers and serene lakes, it is one of the country’s premier destination for water-based activities – rafting, canoeing, yachting and kayaking. Canoeing and kayaking are two of the most favoured water sports after rafting and can be experienced in Nainital, Sattal and Bhimtal lakes. Adventure tour operators generally conduct training courses on kayaking for the uninitiated before an unforgettable kayaking experience.
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1. Rishikesh

Known For : Rafting in Rishikesh  Lakshman Jhula  Triveni Ghat

Situated along the convergence of Ganga and Chandrabhaga, Rishikesh on the foothills of Himalayas is the hub of many ancient temples, popular cafes, yoga ashrams and adventure sports. The best place for water sports in Uttarakhand, Rishikesh is the most beautiful blend of spiritual and adrenaline-pumping experiences. With whitewater rafting industry growing and a number of camping and cafe spots springing up, Rishikesh has grown immensely as a favourite, catering to people with different needs.

Best Time: Throughout the year

2. Sattal

Known For : Seven Lakes  Bhimtal  Subhash Dhara

A group of seven fresh water lakes, a stash of nature’s bounty and loads of migratory birds and panoramic vistas make this wonderful place called Sattal. A paradise for nature buffs and bird watchers, Sattal has mystery to it that makes it all the more charming and photographer’s paradise.

Best Time: April to June, September to December

3. Champawat

Known For : Banasur ka Kila  Baleshwar Temple  Lohaghat

A gripping journey of self exploration and challenging terrain, Champawat is not your usual retreat. You’ll be pushed to your physical and mental limits, because this place gives you a lot to explore, without having to deal with any over intrusive and money gobbling guides around.

Best Time: October to June

4. Munsiyari

Known For : Birthi falls  Maheshwari Kund  Panchachuli Peak

A small village with an awe-inspiring panorama of snow capped Himalayan Range; Munsiyari is located in the Pithoragarh District. Offering splendors of naturea beauty in their most captivating form, this place is famous for its some highly adventurous and nerve wrecking whitewater rafting and other water sports in Uttarakhand.

Best Time: April to June, October to November

5. Naukuchiatal

Known For : Birthi falls  Maheshwari Kund  Panchachuli Peak

A small village with an awe-inspiring panorama of snow capped Himalayan Range; Munsiyari is located in the Pithoragarh District. Offering splendors of naturea beauty in their most captivating form, this place is famous for its some highly adventurous and nerve wrecking whitewater rafting and other water sports in Uttarakhand.

Best Time: April to June, October to November

6. Tehri Lake

A modern town and the headquarter of the Tehri-Garhwal district, New Tehri is an adventure tourism hub. Overlooking the massive Tehri Lake and dam, the well-planned town draws tourists, who come here for its natural beauty and the opportunity to enjoy innumerable water sports in the lake. The dam is the highest of its kind in India and is regarded among the world’s largest hydroelectric projects. It stands on the Bhagirathi river.

Tehri (also referred to as Old Tehri now) was a small town situated at the confluence of Bhagirathi and Bhilangna rivers in Uttarakhand. It was the capital of the erstwhile kingdom of Garhwal. This town got submerged under the lake formed during the construction of the Tehri dam. The residents were relocated to New Tehri.

New Tehri is perched high on a hill and offers the serenity of a hill-station. Surrounded by beautiful temples and dense forests, and set against soaring Himalayan peaks, New Tehri is an ideal vacation spot. Several adventure events are organised here throughout the year, the most popular being the (Tehri Lake Festival). You can also book yourself a unique stay in one of the floating huts in the lake.

 Best Time: April to June and October to December