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Canoeing & Kayaking
Kayaking is just like backpacking on an off beaten path, except that
this time your adventure is on the sea. This sport provide the best
opportunity for sports lovers to come close to nature. While canoeing
presents quiet a unique combination of exploration. Paddle through the
amazing sea caves, explore offshore islands, and snorkel the marine reserves
that are filled with abundant marine treasures.
Besides keep a person fit and fine, canoeing and Kayaking are eco-friendly
water sports. Canoes and kayaks are made to glide through water and because
of their conical ends thay are easy to maneuver on water. This unique
feature makes them highly efficient on trying on most kind of water bodies.
Canoes can accommodate atleast two people with their gear and is usually
practiced on lakes and rivers, which have flat and still water.
Major Sites : Dal Lake, Nagin Lake, Wular Lake, Rishikesh,
Best Season : May/June or September/October.
Canoeing & Kayaking Tips
The caution that one has to follow in these sports is that if you are a
learner or new to this sport, then first become a professional. In beach
sports like Kayaking and Canoeing a lot depends on the weather and water
level of the sea. So even if the Indian coastline gives you plenty of water
sport option, do not forget in your thrill to seek adventure that the India
coast is also quiet known for its unpredictable surprises.
Canoeing and Kayaking is not just about getting into the water and
splashing some sea waves, you have to be conscious about your safety and
comfort too. The basic requirements include a swimsuit and towel,
Sunglasses, hat and sun block, a warm top, some spare clothes for change, a
bottle of water, and an enthusiasm to seek great adventure on the sea.
Kayaking & Canoeing In Uttaranchal:
Check out the state of Uttaranchal where whitewater canoeing can be
combined with moderate hiking and a naturalist holiday in the forest. For
whitewater kayaking, the suitable areas are Rishikesh, Dakpathar and the
Ramganga in Corbett National Park. For the ones who seek a little more
adventure, kayaking can be a good option. The degree of difficulty while
Kayaking would depend on the river gradient and its rapids.
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