Kashmir is quite famous for a number of picturesque lakes and rivers. These water bodies of Kashmir not only serve as delight to the eyes, but are also a hub of a number of activity-oriented leisure sports. The less adventurous people go for the quiet Shikara boat rides on the Dal Lake and Nagin Lake of Srinagar. The Shikara rides offer peace and serenity as well as the option of sightseeing some of the beautiful places on the embankments. Other options include riding motorboats or going for water skiing.
However, what takes the cake is white water rafting in Kashmir Rivers.
River rafting tourism was introduced quite recently in the Kashmir
valley. The best season for River rafting in Kashmir is from August to
September. The following rivers of the Kashmir valley are quite popular
from the river rafting point of view: