Bhopal: The Five-day Hanuwantiya Water Festival ( 8th edition) kicked off on Wednesday in Hanuwantiya, on Narmada river bank in district Khandwa, some 230 km Bhopal in MP. The island surrounded by backwaters of Indra Sagar dam on Narmada river is famous throughout the country for water tourism . Jal Mahotsav is all set to offer a unique blend of heart-warming adventure activities, vibrant cultural experiences and a luxurious stay in the lap of nature. Principal Secretary Tourism and Culture and Managing Director Tourism Board Shiv Shekhar Shukla said that Jal Mahotsav has always been the first choice for tourists who like water adventure activities. This year too, all the tourists will take with them an unforgettable experience by enjoying activities full of thrill and excitement.
Shukla informed that a grand tent city has been set up to ensure a memorable and comfortable experience. The tent city will provide a great opportunity to the tourists to relax and spend time with their loved ones after doing adventure activities amidst the beautiful views of Hanuwantiya. Along with cultural activities, many types of wellness activities will also be organized here which will be the centre of attraction for the tourists visiting Mini Goa of Madhya Pradesh.
Shukla said that water adventure activities will enthral the tourists with exciting and unique experiences. Jet Ski, Speed Boat, Banana Ride, Bumper Ride, Hot Air Balloon, Land Parasailing, Para Motor, Reverse/Ejection Bungee Archery, Boat & Water Activities, ATV Bike Ride, Island Trekking – Hiking, High Rope Course, Zip Line, Tourists will be able to enjoy zorbing (water activity), air gun shooting, wall climbing and other activities.
The Water Festival is organized by Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board in collaboration with Sunset Desert Camp for five days, however all the activities will continue as usual for tourists. Organizers were overjoyed and expressed satisfaction by the responses and advance bookings of tent city there. Extensive arrangements have been made for the convenience and safety of tourists as per the highest standards.
(Published 21 December 2023, 01:59 IST)