the thrill and beauty of India's stunning
underwater natural world. Scuba Dive or
snorkel Bay of Bengal at Andaman and Nicobar
islands or Arabian Sea at Lakshadweep group
of islands. The crystal clear waters Indian
coasts and shores promise charming scuba
diving and snorkeling destinations that
will leave you completely mesmerized.
The rich sea life in India offers an array
of opportunities for scuba diving and snorkeling.
Apart from the already well-known scuba
destinations, there are abundant sites,
which are waiting to be explored. Credit
of introducing scuba diving goes to the
foreigners who were captivated by the beautiful
and long coastline of India. If you want
to make your holiday an event of lifetime,
these exceptional adventure activities on
the seashores, mangroves, cliff promontories,
backwater, beautiful groups of island along
the Indian coastline, constantly kissed
by the waters of the Bay of Bengal, the
Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea. The islands
of Lakshadweep have the great potential
of being the Mecca of Indian scuba diving.
India offers holidays at exceptional
locations that are gorgeously un-spoilt
retaining their primitive charm. Untouched
by pollution, the blue, green and turquoise
waters of its seas and oceans present the
striking view of the Coral Sea beds. India
has carved a unique niche for itself in
the adventure tourism map of the world.
The sheer variety of the marine life adds
to the ecstasy and some enviable adventure
destinations serve as the perfect base for
adventure holiday in India. Just don the
scuba gear and get rolling. No matter whether
you are an amateur or a professional, the
underwater experience will be exciting at
The adventure of scuba diving
can be easily clubbed with activities like
underwater photography and fish identification.
Though on your holiday the guides will be
ready with the medic first aid the heart
patients, people suffering from high or
low blood pressure and the expectant mothers
are advised to keep away. In India the adventure
is a serious business with certifications
of various levels for the scuba divers.
Moving on the ladder with direction and
determination you can rise from being an
amateur diver to a master director.
The adventure will involve the use of equipments
like the wet suit, fin, tank, mask, snorkel,
a knife, a pair of leather or canvas gloves,
underwater flashlights for night diving,
dive tables, and dive watch. The thickness
of the wet suit will be in accordance to
the temperature of the water.
In order to enjoy the Scuba
Diving and Snorkeling in India you may head
towards the Andamans and Nicobar islands.
Explore the under water for the residues
of the sunken ships, ravishing reefs and
the amazing array of sea animals. India
also boasts of the water sports capital
at Lakshadweep where holidaying is fun with
the large coastline, coral islands, and
great variety in the marine life.
Scuba diving & Snorkeling
Destinations in India:
1. Andamans and Nicobar islands
2. Islands of Lakshadweep
3. Brahmaputra River in Arunachal Pradesh