The beaches of Goa, Kerala and Karnataka are the major canoeing and kayaking regions. They have a significant amount of beach resorts which also offer exotic canoeing and kayaking experience. They have the best quality of equipment for the sport. They also have experienced and qualified instructors for the newbies.
In Uttaranchal, one can have the opportunity to experience canoeing in the white water with a combination of hiking and a holiday in a forest. It is best suitable for people who are naturalists. Rishikesh, Ramganga and the Dakpathar in Corbett National Park are the most suitable areas for white water kayaking. Kayaking can be a good option for those who likes more adventure. The river gradient and the rapids are the main difficulties which one faces during kayaking.
In the state of Jammu and Kashmir, recently the kayaking and canoeing tournament has been introduced, which will definitely attract the sport lovers. This event is being hosted by the Jammu and Kashmir kayaking and canoeing association with the collaboration of the Departments of Youth Service, sport services and also the Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council.
This event which takes place in Srinagar, will definitely help in the popularization of water sports athletics in Jammu and Kashmir. The winners are then selected as the contestants for the National Kayaking and Canoeing tournament.