River Rafting Water Sports in Kashmir

Kashmir is blessed with the natural advantage of mountains, lakes, and rivers that offer ample chances for water sports and activities in Kashmir. These water bodies not only enhance the beauty of this valley but are amongst the prime tourist attractions that lure thousands of tourists to its verdant abode almost every year.

These Lakes and Rivers in Kashmir also offer more than a pleasurable sight, they in fact attract a large crowd of adventure seekers looking for activity-oriented vacations and discovering new ways to enjoy the outdoors of Kashmir.

Water Sports in Kashmir offer the choice of enjoying a motorboat ride across the vastness of the Lakes and also indulge in the thrills of water skiing during warm summer days of Kashmir.

Nagin Lake in Kashmir features an established Water Sports Centre that was setup by the J&K Tourism Department. Each year, water sports competitions of Kayaking and Canoeing are organised including National and International level River Rafting Championships as well. River Rafting for the common people was recently introduced in Pahalgam & Sonamarg.

White Water Rafting can be enjoyed in the white waters of the Lidder valley situated in Pahalgam and the River Sindh of Sonamarg. Imagine the excitement and thrill of being in a raft plunging down the icy white waters as the most adventurous outdoor activity in Kashmir you can ever experience.

The River Lidder stretches across the valley of Pahalgam featuring gentle gradients most suited for beginners while the River Sindh in Sonamarg is most famous for its toughness level that challenges many players with the grade scale touching a high of up to 4.

Adventure Activities in Kashmir