Jal Mahotsav Utsav, an initiative by the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Department is going to be held from 15th December 2016 to 15th January 2017 at Hanumantiya, a tourist complex developed by the Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation in the backwaters of the Indira Sagar dam on Narmada River. This was a first of its kind event in which air, water and land adventure activities were brought together at a single site at reasonable cost. Jal Mahotsav is a unique platform to experience the region’s varied culture, ethnicity, and creativity of the artisans which will also give you a chance to tune in to the folk music and performances of the local communities.
A Unique Platter of Activities
Land Activities include kite flying, tug of war and bullock cart.
Air activities include hot air balloon, parasailing, paramotorin.
Water Activities include water parasailing, motor boat, jet ski, banana ride, water zorbin and wind surfing.
Night Camping - There are approx 100 islands in the Indira Sagar Dam which are accessible from Hanuwantiya by boat in 45 minutes. These islands are a birds’ paradise and covered with greenery. Night camping activity is conducted here. A total of 10 night camps are made. Other activities on the island include bird watching, trekking and treasure hunt.
Food Zone – The food zone has stalls for fast food, snacks and traditional dishes of Madhya Pradesh like dishes of Nimad.
Craft Bazaar- The guest tourists of Hanuwantiya got a glimpse of the crafts heritage and culinary variations of the state. The craft bazaar exhibits exquisite terracotta items, maandna paintings, Lac ornaments, woolen clothes, fabric paintings etc.
Other than the activities, there are several nearby attractions to explore. The tourism department has crafted various packages for the activities and nearby attractions within an affordable reach.
*Inclusions- stay, meals, pick up and drop, complimentary refreshments in b us, visit to Indira sagar dam and Omkareshwar, accommodation in tents on twin sharing, two bottle drinking water per tent, two free voucher for tent for land parasailing.