Water sports have become a big draw for tourists in Dehradun after the development of Asan Barrage. Incepted in the year 1994, an incredible water sports resort was developed at Asan Barrage by Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam. Located at a distance of 43 km from Dehradun on the Chandigarh-Shimla highway, the resort offers facilities for numerous water sports activities.
Delights Of Water Sports
Varied water sports like water skiing, boating, rowing, kayaking, canoeing etc. can be enjoyed at the water sports resort in Dehradun. Waterskiing is an exciting water sport where the person is pulled behind a boat or a cable ski installation, skimming the surface of water. The skier gets ready by crouching down in the deep waters for an exhilarating start and the boat is accelerated to pull the individual out of the water. In addition to this, kayaking and canoeing in the waters provides an adrenaline kick to the person that gives a thrilling experience. These exhilarating activities can be enjoyed by both children and adults who can loose themselves in a world of fun and frolic. Entire days can be spent here in the waters rowing and canoeing. Moreover, the variety of water sports provides a wide range of choices to the tourists to experience and relish. Both thrilling water sports and lazy boating trips can be enjoyed in the water resort.
Asan Barrage of Dehradun is also a hub of several species of migratory birds that choose this water resort as their home and dwell there for the whole winter season. Therefore this constitutes an additional bonus for wildlife lovers to flock to the Asan Barrage and view these beautiful migratory birds from foreign lands. Ideal Time To Visit
Owing to its location in the hilly part of the state, the climate of Dehradun is pleasant round the year. But the summer months and the months before the winters are conducive for the water sport activities. The temperature is friendly and free from the hard chill of winter.
A visit to experience water sports in the water resorts at Dehradun can make up for an ideal holiday trip and can be enjoyed by adults and children alike.