Madhya Pradesh tourism's Jal Mahotsav is your perfect watercation
Madhya Pradesh Tourism is all set to add adventure and leisure to your vacation. The third installment of India’s largest water carnival, Jal Mahotsav promises a watercation like no other. Hanuwantiya island in Madhya Pradesh is calling out all the water babies out there. The festival will be held from 15th October 2017 to 2nd January 2018.
Away from the hustle bustle of the city, no pollution, no tall building obstructing that beautiful sunset, this vacation will be your ultimate escape. Bluewater, clear sky and soothing greenery will suck away the woes of the urban lifestyle. The adventure is packed with a dose of nature, art, culture, fun and the USP of Madhya Pradesh, food. The festival has something for all age groups. Visitors have a variety of activities to choose from, land, air and water.
The Malwa plateau greets you with a pleasant weather from October to January. The water activities include water zorbing, parasailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, jet skiing, banana boating, cruise and speed boating as the main attractions. Get your fill of adrenaline with the air activities like parasailing, paramotoring and hot air ballooning. Scared of heights and water, there are plenty of options on land too. You can choose from zip liner, paintball, tug of war, wall climbing, all-terrain vehicle racing, kite flying and bull cart ride. The price for these starts from Rs 20/- per person for a bull-cart ride and goes up to Rs 3840/- per person for scuba diving. The rental for 1 night/2 days starts at Rs. 4100 for an economy tent.
For the people who wish to just relax and unwind, there’s a relaxing spa, morning yoga sessions and craft bazaar or you can just lie down and gaze at the stars all night. To top this all the Mahotsav has got you covered for food and shopping too. The food court will serve the tastiest food items native to MP and this includes street food too. The craft bazaar will showcase beautiful handicrafts that will be your souvenirs for life.
Located on the banks of the Indira Sagar dam, Hanuwantiya is well connected to Khandwa, Indore and Bhopal by road. The nearest airport is Indore which is just a 3-hour drive away from these Madhya Dweep islands. The nearest railway station is Khandwa which is 50 km away. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and head to this exotic getaway. This adventure has no age bars kyuki ‘MP mein dil hua bacche sa!’