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Water Sports in Jammu & Kashmir

The great Himalayas and its hilly ranges are home to some of the most sought after tourist destinations of the world. The natural beauty and the holy shrines are the main attractions in Kashmir. Jammu and Kashmir can be regarded as the complete package for the tourist who wants to spend some quality time in a nature paradise. The ravishing beauty of the Jammu and Kashmir region has attracted hordes of tourists over the ages and still continues to do so.

After having your share of the natural magnificence, there are other activities like sports, trekking and other adventurous events, which reveal the not so evident thrill of exploring the region. If what you are looking for is adventure, try out some of the Water sports in Jammu and Kashmir.

River rafting and other water sports can be easily undertaken in this state. Various river-rafting clubs offer the tourists the thrill of rafting in the meandering routes of fast flowing mountain rivers. Tourists who enjoy water sports and love the thrill and excitement of life should enjoy the speed and adventure involved.

These well equipped clubs have experienced trainers who will teach and guide the tourists while they enjoy the sport with speed and kick. After the freezing, snow covered winter, summer is the best season for river rafting.

The snow starts melting in summer and the volume of the river water rises, which provides the fuel for river rafting. The rivers like Beas, Sutlej, Chenab, and Spiti are the best for rafting. The meandering courses, the stony banks with rocky edges make the ride filled with excitement. Prior permission from the government authorities are needed to go river rafting in the region. It is always advisable to take the help of the experts, as this avoids any unnecessary complications and hazards.

So, all that's left to do is, to fasten your belts and hold your oars tight. The amazing thrill that you are bound to experience, is sure to remain in your memory for a lifetime.





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