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
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
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
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
Known For : Lake Naukuchiatal Boating, Naukuchiatal Bhimtal Lake
Naukuchiatal, a small picturesque lake village is a destination for those who seek peace and tranquillity beneath the shade of pure nature. As the name of the place suggests, this place is mainly known for its nine cornered lakes which measures up to 1 km in length and 40 m deep. If you are planning to do water sports in Uttarakhand, then boating and fishing can be added to make your holidays adventure packed and full of breathtaking experiences. Boating is one of the most popular and a must-do activity when visiting the 9-cornered lake.
Best Time: April to June, September to November
Whether you want to get certified training courses or just want to enjoy the water sports in Uttarakhand for an adrenaline rush, there is always something for everyone in this state. To check out the Activities available at these locations, click on 'Read more'. Let us know what you think in the comments below!