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Sports in Uttaranchal


The beautiful state of Uttaranchal is very popular amongst travelers in India and across. But it is not just the scenic beauty, which pulls tourists towards the state, Uttaranchal Sports and advernture activities also work as huge attraction for innumerable tourists that visit the state all through the year.


Sports in Uttaranchal has always been a fascinating activity for its local people as well as for the ones who visit this state as tourists. The state offers some most interesting and fun filled sport activities, including several adventure sports. In fact, adventure activities is something, which the state has in ample and this fact lures a number of people to this state.


Water Sports in Uttaranchal is very popular and tourists and adventure seekers from far and wide come here to experience white water river rafting in Uttarakhand. Besides, Mountaineering Sports in Uttarakhand is also very popular. The Uttaranchal state has some great mountains and peaks, where mountaineers love to climb.


Skiing also serve as another interesting sports activity for tourists in Uttaranchal. Places like Auli, Dayara Bugyal, Mundali and Munsiyari provide some of the best skiing slopes and every year skiing tournaments and training courses are organized in these places.

Other interesting Uttaranchal Sports activities available in the state include trekking, ice-skiing, sailing, para sailing, kayaking, boating, yachting and canoing. The mountain rivers in the state offer some great opportunities for adverture seekers to enjoy Sailing and para sailing in Uttaranchal.


Paragliding is a popular aerosport in Uttarakhand and paragliders from different parts of the world visit the state to enjoy some great paragliding moments here. Lately, Golf is also becoming a newly found love of the tourists in Uttarakhand. Places like Ranikhet is serving as a attractive destination for golfers in Uttaranchal.


The government of Uttaranchal has also been putting a great show and trying hard to offer best facilities and services for the tourists coming to Uttaranchal to enjoy various sports activities. The Uttarakhand Sports Authority has opened many divisions and clubs where one can get training in mountaineering, trekking and other sports. They also provide equipments and training to the beginners.


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