★★★★ Canoeing in Kashmir
Major Sites : Dal Lake, Nagin Lake, Wular Lake.
Best Season : May/June or September/October.
Canoeing is one of the oldest adventure sports known to man. Earlier, canoeing was used as a mode of transportation, fishing and floating markets. Not much has changed in the thousands of years of canoeing history. All over the world canoes are still used for all of those categories and their appeal continues to grow. Canoeing, the use for sport, recreation, or competition of a canoe, a small, narrow, lightweight boats propelled by paddles and pointed at both ends. Advances in technology have improved canoe performance as well as affordability.
Besides keep a person fit, canoeing is an eco-friendly water sport. Canoes are boats tapered at their ends so that they may cut through water easily. 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.
Essentials & Things to Carry while Canoeing :
The caution that one has to follow in this sport is that, if you are new to the sport, then first become a professional. In water sports like Canoeing a lot depends on the weather and water level.
In Canoeing 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