Whenever we hear of a water carnival, the first thing that pops up in our mind is water activities, fun, and the beautiful sea and its waves.
What if there is a water carnival where you could do loads of adventurous activities, including water, land, and aerial?
You could attend therapeutic yoga sessions, shop at a craft bazaar, get indulged in folk music, and crafts, stay in cozy and fancy tents, do island exploring, forest exploration, and do endless other activities.
Doesn’t it sound like heaven? If you’re looking for such a great opportunity, it’s perfect to get yourself immersed in the event of bliss, Jal Mahotsav.
Jal Mahotsav is the country’s largest water carnival that’s organized at the end of every year by the Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation.
The event takes place in Hanuwantiya, which is an island on the bank of the Indira Sagar Dam near Khandwa District.
It’s done to promote Madhya Pradesh’s tourism across the world and get people fascinated by the colorful culture, heritage, handicrafts, and wildlife of the state.
Jal Mahotsav is a wholesome event that includes a profusion of various sports activities; aerial activities; land activities; tent city; various indoor and outdoor activities for children; kite flying; craft bazaar; food stalls; music; and many more.
It’s an island that’s located around Indira Sagar Dam. It’s a perfect location to organize the event due to its splendid beauty and mesmerizing waves. This place gets flooded with people during events as tourists across the world attend the events and end up carrying all the beautiful memories with them.
The adventure at Jal Mahotsav is infinitely spectacular and is perfect for adventure seekers, thrill seekers, city dwellers, food lovers, and art lovers.
The island is quite humongous, which is perfect for organizing such a massive event without any chaos.
Also, there’s a tent complex inside the premises, which itself is spread across ten acres and comprises more than 100 Swiss tents made of wooden bases. The tents are divided into two categories based on the kind of comfort they offer. There are around 13 ultra-luxurious tents and the remaining are luxurious tents.
The tent also has a huge dining area where you can enjoy all your meals, a boat club, and fun-loaded activities.
The adventure is insane and you can either get yourself involved in some thrilling water activities such as parasailing, paramotoring, jet skiing, motorboat raising, banana rides, water zorbing, and many more.
Or if you want to go a little different and want to try other activities, then perhaps you can consider trying some breathtaking aerial activities such as hot air ballooning, zip lining, reverse bungee, land parasailing, and can even try land activities such as archery, paintball, volleyball, kite flying, wall climbing, ATV rides,
If you’re a nature lover and love exploring wildlife, this event is best for you as the wildlife of Hanuwantiya is incredibly abundant.
You’d find some great tall and verdant trees, and different kinds of habitats living on land and water. You will also find migratory birds flapping their wings.
1. Jet Ski
Jet skiing gets more adventurous when there’s an island that has ferocious waves.
The ferocious waves of Indira Sagar make it a perfect location to experience jet skiing. The area is also quite windy, which excites the floor.
Snorkeling is perfect for exploring deep inside the colorful and vibrant life of the sea.
3. Scuba Diving
If you’re someone who loves exploring water bodies and gets excited by the vibrant and colorful life of plants and water creatures, you’d enjoy scuba diving at Jal Mahotsav!
4. Water Zorbing
Water zorbing is super fun to try and to experience how it feels when you’re inside a giant air ball that floats on water.
5. Big Cruise
If you want to adore the magnificent beauty of nature and need some quiet time to unwind yourself, what could be better than spending some time on a cruise?
There’s a big cruise on the island to relax and admire the beauty of nature.
6. Water Parasailing
Water parasailing is for those who want to have fun in both the air and water. You will feel as if you’re floating in the air, which is quite a different activity to experience and try.
7. Water surfing
If you’re naive when it comes to water activities, water surfing is the best! You don’t have to worry about getting submerged in water as the surfboat will be tightly attached to the motorboat and you just have to take care of balancing yourself.
8. Hot Air Balloons
The hot air balloon is perfect for all sky lovers to experience real paradise and to see how it feels to be in the sky and admire the beautiful birds while listening to their chirping.
It will give you a real sensation of the beauty of nature while you are flying through the air. What a pleasurable experience!