Experience the thrill and beauty of India's stunning underwater natural world. Scuba Dive or snorkel Bay of Bengal at Andman and Nicobar islands or Arabian Sea at Lakshadweep group of islands. The crystal clear waters Indian coasts and shores promise charming scuba diving and snorkeling destinations that will leave you completely mesmerized.
The rich sea life in India offers an array of opportunities for scuba diving and snorkeling. Apart from the already well-known scuba destinations, there are abundant sites, which are waiting to be explored. Credit of introducing scuba diving goes to the foreigners who were captivated by the beautiful and long coastline of India. If you want to make your holiday an event of lifetime, these exceptional adventure activities on the seashores, mangroves, cliff promontories, backwater, beautiful groups of island along the Indian coastline, constantly kissed by the waters of the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea. The islands of Lakshadweep have the great potential of being the mecca of Indian scuba diving.
India offers holidays at exceptional locations that are gorgeously un-spoilt retaining their primitive charm. Untouched by pollution, the blue, green and turquoise waters of its seas and oceans present the striking view of the Coral Sea beds.
India has carved a unique niche for itself in the adventure tourism map of the world. The sheer variety of the marine life adds to the ecstasy and some enviable adventure destinations serve as the perfect base for adventure holiday in India. Just don the scuba gear and get rolling. No matter whether you are an amateur or a professional, the underwater experience will be exciting at all levels.
The adventure of scuba diving can be easily clubbed with activities like underwater photography and fish identification. Though on your holiday the guides will be ready with the medic first aid the heart patients, people suffering from high or low blood pressure and the expectant mothers are advised to keep away. In India the adventure is a serious business with certifications of various levels for the scuba divers. Moving on the ladder with direction and determination you can rise from being an amateur diver to a master director.
The adventure will involve the use of equipments like the wet suit, fin, tank, mask, snorkel, a knife, a pair of leather or canvas gloves, underwater flashlights for night diving, dive tables, and dive watch. The thickness of the wet suit will be in accordance to the temperature of the water.
In order to enjoy the Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in India you may head towards the Andamans and Nicobar islands. Explore the under water for the residues of the sunken ships, ravishing reefs and the amazing array of sea animals. India also boasts of the water sports capital at Lakshadweep where holidaying is fun with the large coastline, coral islands, and great variety in the marine life.
With the huge coastline and the fact that India is dotted with several spots for water sports you enjoy your holidays in any season indulging in snorkeling and scuba diving. By following the proper safety instructions you may take up the water sports for the adventure experience of a lifetime!
Some of the most popular adventure sport activities are listed below:
Angling and Fishing
Cycling and Motor Biking in Himalayas
Scuba Diving & Snorkeling