Preparations for 2nd Jal-Mahotsav Hanuwantiya of Madhya Pradesh has begun. Online booking facility has also been started through the website. Jal-Mahotsav will be organized from December 15 to January 15, 2017 this time. As per the announcement of the Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan the Jal-Mahotsav will be organized for one month.
New website www.jalmahotsav.com of the Jal-Mahotsav has been launched & information related to Jal-Mahotsav, photographs, video-clips, maps etc, have been uploaded on the website. For packages & rates related information please visit http://jalmahotsav.hanumantiyatapu.com/packages-and-rates.aspx
Road show for the Jal-Mahotsav has already been conducted at Mumbai & Delhi. Road shows will be organized at Ahmedabad, Nagpur and Hyderabad shortly. Moreover a wide publicity campaign will be undertaken in country and abroad. Information about Madhya Pradesh tourism and Jal-Mahotsav was given in the recent ‘World Trade Mart’ held at London.
Addressing the Jal Mahotsav road show at Delhi Shri Hari Ranjan Rao, Managing Director , Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Corporation Limited, says “It is to be highlighted that Hanuwantia near Indira Sagar Dam at district Khandwa has been developed by the Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation as water sports complex. It has been developed as main tourism destination and water sports center. Cottage, boat club, restaurant have been developed by the corporation here. Attractive decoration has been made and greenery has been developed in the entire complex. Due to excessive rainfall this year, the whole place has transformed lush green and has filled the reservoir with ample water. Hanuwantia is also known as “Neelabh Jal wala Hanuwantia” due to blue water spread over huge area.”
Moreover, house boat facility at Hanuwantia like shikara of Kashmir and Kerala will be an important and attractive experience. Cruise, motorboat and jalpari facilities are already being provided at Hanuwantia. Keeping in view the success in earlier Jal-Mahotsav and response of the tourists, fully equipped tents will be made available by the Madhya Pradesh tourism for the tourists in the second Jal-Mahotsav. Various activities focusing adventurous tourism will be organized like water sports, island camping, adventure activities-hot air ballooning, para sailing, para motors, star gazing, water skiing, jet skiing, water Burma bridge, artificial climbing wall, bird watching, trekking, treasure hunt, night camping etc. Delicious food can be enjoyed during the Jal-Mahotsav.