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Sports tourism and adventure sports in India
  1. Ashwani Saini
  1. Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India


Definition Sports tourism means to travel for the sake of either viewing or participating in sports event staying a part from their usual environment.

Introduction Sports tourism in India has scored a high place for its self in Indian tourism industry. Sports tourism is broadly define by the adventure sports and game in India. There are indeed several destination in India offering sports tourism. There are varied sports activity that you can indulge during your vacation.

Types of adventure sports Distinguished adventure sports: mountaineering, rock-climbing, scuba diving, water rafting, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, surfing, water scooting. Aero sports like: ballooning, paragliding, hand gliding.

These sports offers scope for sports lover and enthusiasts from all of the world.

Adventure hot sports in India Goa, Andaman and Nicobar, Kerala, Uttranchal, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Sikkim, Lakshadweep.

Business and leisure Business tour combined with active sports are becoming highly popular where business meets leisure and such kind of sports tourism on business tour is global cooperate strategy for employee entertainment and well being. Moreover sports tourism is nurture by professional sports person they have to travel extensively for there carrier to participate in national and international championship like Cricket World Cup, Soccer World Cup, Wimbledon so on and forth. Commonwealth Games 2010, Delhi is the best example of sports tourism.

Future of sports tourism Scope and future of sports tourism is endless in India because of its diverse topography and climatic condition. You can enjoy on land and water, under water and in air whatsoever form of adventure sports in India. Future of sports tourism and adventure sports in India is very bright.

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