Thursday, September 20, 2012

White Water Rafting – Added Attraction in Goa

Inimitable Goa is going full steam ahead to ensure that it remains India’s premier holiday destination! The coastal state, a big reason for tourists to haggle hard for cheap tickets flights to India, has come up with a new lure - white water rafting!

In a bid to lure India and international tourists to take flight tickets to the state, the government recently commissioned white water rafting in the wonderful surroundings of Sattari. The development is expected to give a major push to the authorities’ plans to make the destination a year-round holiday hub, enticing more and more adventure enthusiast to look for tickets on flights that land in India.

The facility, recently inaugurated by State’s Chief Minister, is collaboration of Goa Tourism Development Corporation and Southern River Adventure Sports Pvt Ltd.

Enthusiasts keen on rafting will be needed to saunter through the beautiful hamlet of Ustem in Nagargao village to get to the starting point of the course. Once there, they will be provided with guidelines and essentials like rafts, paddles and life jackets. A trained guide will also be onboard to ensure safety and security of rafters. Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary is an added charm for the adventurers who can sight a wild animal or two there.

This new tourist-centric facility is expected to bring in more people on flights from places like Europe. Goa remains a huge hit in the continent with people looking for tickets on India bound flights just to sample the famous Goan languidness!

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