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Tehri Lake Water Sports

If you want a thrilling touch of Goa and the Maldives in Uttarakhand, visit Tehri Lake. Tehri Lake Water sports are also the best option for enjoying sea activities in Uttarakhand. These water sports activities are meant to fuel your adventurous spirit in the awe-inspiring Himalayan foothills. Aquatic activities ranging from parasailing to jet skis, boat rides, floating houses, paragliding, and kite surfing make Tehri an adventure tourism hub. In Tehri, this activity takes place near Tehri Dam and Dobra Chatti Bridge. If you also want to enjoy water sports in Tehri Lake Dam, join Trip Tradition and enjoy all the packages.

  • Timings: 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
  • Price: Starting from INR 500
  • Location: Dobra Chatti Bridge, Koti Colony, & Tehri Dam

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Best Water Sports in Tehri Lake Dam


Parasailing in Tehri lake

Parasailing, also known as parakiting, is the most popular activity in Tehri Lake. Parasailing is towing a parachute attached to a wing behind a boat. In Tehri Lake Parasailing, you can fly up to about 600 feet. As you fly in the sky, the waters of Tehri Lake, surrounded by the majestic Himalayan ranges, appear below you, creating a surreal and unforgettable experience. Enjoy flying with the help of a rope over the blue waters of Tehri Lake.

  • Price – INR 3000/ Ride
  • Location – Dobra Chatti Bridge & Tehri Dam

Jet Skiing

Jet Skiing in Tehri lake

If you want to ride a bike boat alone, try jet skiing in Tehri Lake. Indulging in jet skiing will be the most exciting experience. In this ride of 15 to 30 minutes, you can do jet skiing on both ends of Tehri. In jet skiing, you will be accompanied by a boat rider who will guide you on the skis. For jet skiing in Tehri, you must come to Tehri Dam, where it happens.

  • Price – INR 500/ Ride
  • Location – Tehri Dam

Floating House

Floating House Tehri Lake

Located near Dorba Chatti Bridge, the floating houses offer an exquisite and thrilling accommodation experience on Tehri Lake. It consists of about 14 floating houses, each with an attached toilet. This unique accommodation concept has been located in the lake’s centre to promote tourism in Uttarakhand. These floating accommodations provide a tranquil and picturesque stay and contribute to showcasing the scenic beauty of Tehri Lake. Each floating house has a well-furnished double bedroom, ensuring comfortable relaxation for the guests. Modern amenities such as bathrooms, advanced relaxation and air conditioning have been thoughtfully incorporated, adding a touch of luxury to the immersive experience.

  • Price – INR 8,500/ Night
  • Location – Near Dobra Chatti Bridge

Banana Ride

Banana Riding at Tehri lake

Among water sports and recreational activities, banana riding in Lake Tehri typically involves a long, inflatable banana-shaped boat tied to a motorised watercraft, such as a speedboat or jet ski. This is the most popular water sports activity in Tehri Lake, and it is usually done in groups. This activity allows riding for approximately 1 to 2 kilometres. It is also safe with life jackets, making it a great entertainment source for young children and adults.

  • Price – INR 600/ Ride
  • Location – Near Dobra Chatti Bridge & Tehri Dam

Scuba Diving

Underwater Scuba diving in Tehri Lake

If you want to explore underwater water life, take advantage of scuba diving in Tehri Lake. The best way to explore the lake is scuba diving, which takes you deep into the many villages submerged in Tehri Lake. This lake also includes a city called Old Tehri, which you can see through scuba diving. Beginners can try diving in the shallow waters, while experts can enjoy the thrill of the water life of Tehri Lake to a depth of around 400 to 500 metres. 

  • Price – INR 2500/ Person
  • Location – Koti Kaloni, Tehri

Speed Boating

Speed Boating in Tehri Lake Uttarakhand

All water sports are meaningless without speed boating. If you are choosing the Tehri Lake Water Sports Package, include this in your package. Just a 5 to 10-minute ride will take you on an adventure ride of around 500 to 1 km. This activity is only for adults, who are given rides with complete safety. From a security point of view, our other team also keeps an eye on your activities, which helps avoid accidents. The cool mountain air and water splashes add to the thrill, making it an ideal adventure for thrill seekers. If you are an adrenaline junkie, then definitely try speed boating in Tehri Lake.

  • Price – INR 600/ Ride
  • Duration – 10 to 15 Min
  • Location – Near Dobra Chatti Bridge & Tehri Dam


Flyboarding in Tehri Lake

Flyboarding is a modern water sports activity recently operational in Tehri Lake. Strap onto a board attached to the watercraft via a hose, and as powerful jets propel the water beneath your feet, you soar above the surface like a superhero. This activity will inspire you to experience new adventures. This activity, lasting 8 to 10 minutes, will allow you to experience it with a guide. Mastering balance and control, you perform exhilarating manoeuvres, from gravity-defying flips to hovering above the water’s surface.

  • Price – INR 1400/ Ride
  • Duration – 8 to 10 Min
  • Location – Koti Kaloni, Tehri


Kayaking in Tehri Lake

Tehri Lake is a serene lake with spectacular surroundings for its peaceful environment. Kayak is an exciting water sport in Tehri Lake. The kayak, equipped with double-bladed paddles, allows paddlers to relax in the peaceful waters of Tehri Lake by moving their legs forward while paddling in the calm, flowing waters of Tehri Lake. If you are new to kayaking or experienced, Tehri Lake is an excellent location for solo kayak trips – an unforgettable and thrilling water adventure awaits you at Tehri Lake!

  • Price – INR 3500/ Ride
  • Duration – 1 to 2 Hours
  • Location – Tehri Dam


Paragliding in Tehri

After successfully completing the Acro Festival, the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board (UTDB) designated Tehri as the Paragliding Capital of Uttarakhand. Flying at altitudes ranging from 4000 to 6700 feet above the lake is an exciting adventure. Paragliding in Tehri is a prime opportunity to witness the breathtaking aerial view of Asia’s highest dam. Enjoy paragliding in Tehri Lake with breathtaking views of river Bhagirathi and majestic mountains.

  • Price – INR 4000/ Flight
  • Duration – 20 to 25 Min

Tehri Lake Water Sport Price

Single Activity Price

Single Activity


Cost Per Person


12 to 15 Min

INR 3000/ Ride


20 to 25 Min

INR 4000/ Person

Jet Ski

25 to 30 Min

INR 800/ Ride

Speed Boating

250 to 30 Min

INR 600/ Ride


45 Min

INR 3500/ Person


15 to 20 Min

INR 1400/ Ride

Banana Ride

10 to 15 Min 

INR 600/ Ride

Tehri Lake Water Sport Package Price



Cost Per Person

Water Sports 

2 to 3 Hours

INR 4,800

Paragliding with Water Sports

3 to 4 Hours

INR 8,500

Paragliding + Scuba Diving + Water Sports

4 to 5 Hours

INR 12,000

Places in Tehri Lake for Watersports

Dobra Chatti Bridge: Dobra Chatti Bridge on Tehri Lake is a starting point for various water sports activities. Nearby this bridge is a floating house, a tranquil lake abode. Its beautiful surroundings provide an excellent place to launch adventures like kayaking, jet-skiing and more. The Bridge area is a hub for water lovers seeking adventure and natural beauty.

Tehri Dam: As the largest dam in India, Tehri Dam offers spectacular views and is a prime spot for water sports. The vast expanse of the dam provides opportunities for sailing, parasailing and other exciting water-based activities, making it a prime destination for adventure seekers.

Panch Koti or Koti Colony: Koti Colony, located 4 km from New Tehri, is a notable place on Tehri Lake known for its water sports facilities. The place offers a variety of activities, including windsurfing and canoeing. Tourists can enjoy water skiing, paddleboarding and banana boat rides. The picturesque surroundings add to the charm, creating a perfect environment for a day full of aquatic adventure.

  • Enjoy thrilling rides like jet skiing, banana riding, kayaking, paddleboarding, parasailing and flyboarding, which offer a perfect mix of adrenaline-pumping activities.
  • Enjoy the panoramic view of Tehri Dam by paragliding and explore underwater by scuba diving.
  • Enjoy a worry-free experience with expert instructors who guide you through each watersport.
  • Dive into the excitement with top-of-the-line water equipment and gear in packages that guarantee a smooth and enjoyable experience throughout your adventure.
  • Create lasting memories by sharing laughs, challenges and triumphs with friends and family during this water sports festival at the mesmerising Tehri Lake.


  • Depending on skill levels, exciting water sports like jet skiing, kayaking, and paddleboarding.
  • Expertise in certified trainers.
  • And state-of-the-art equipment.
  • Boat ride.
  • A comprehensive safety briefing to familiarise yourself with safety protocols and emergency procedures.
  • Single-to-group packages.


  • Road transport
  • Meal
  • Personal expenses
  • Accommodation
  • Extra activities
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Jacket (Personal Flotation Device): A properly fitting life jacket is mandatory for all participants, regardless of their swimming ability. It provides buoyancy and ensures the safety of persons in case of accidental falls or emergencies.
  • Helmet: For activities like jet skiing, kayaking, or any other water sports with potential impact to the head, a comfortable fitting helmet is essential to protect against injuries.
  • Wetsuit or drysuit: Depending on the water temperature, participants should wear a wetsuit or drysuit to protect against cold water and conserve body heat.
  • Safety Leash: For paddleboarding or similar activities, a safety leash connecting the participant to the board is required to prevent separation and quick recovery.
  • First Aid Kit: A basic kit with bandages, antiseptic wipes, and adhesive tape to treat minor injuries or wounds should be readily available.
  • Communications equipment: In areas with limited signal coverage, waterproof cases for waterproof communications equipment such as two-way radios or mobile phones can be vital for emergency communications.
  • Rescue and Safety Boat: For larger water bodies, it is essential to have a dedicated recovery and safety boat with personnel and equipment to respond quickly to emergencies and provide assistance when needed.

Booking Terms: 

You must pay 30% of the booking amount to book a journey. Upon receipt of this payment, you will receive a confirmation shortly. The balance amount should be paid on the day of arrival before commencing the journey.

Cancellation Terms:

  • Any cancellation on or before 30 days from the scheduled journey will not be deducted from the booking amount.
  • For cancellations 30 to 15 days before the scheduled journey, a cancellation fee of 50% of the booking amount will be deducted.
  • Cancellations within 7 days or less of the scheduled journey will attract a cancellation fee of 100% of the booking amount.
  • In case of a ‘No Show’ (immediate failure without prior cancellation), no refund will be issued under any circumstances.

Refund Terms: If your booking is canceled, any applicable refunds will be processed within 10 business days using the original payment method.

Confirmation Policy:

  • On successful booking, customers will receive a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours.
  • If the preferred time slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule will be arranged as per the customer’s choice, and a fresh confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
  • Customers may cancel their booking before confirmation, and a full refund will be processed.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellation 3 days before the travel date will attract a cancellation fee of 0% of the total travel cost.
  • Cancellations made 1 to 3 days before the travel date will attract a cancellation fee of 40% of the total travel cost.
  • Cancellation between 0 hours to 1 day before the travel date will attract a cancellation fee of 100% of the total travel cost.

FAQs about Tehri Lake Water Sports

Swimming is generally not encouraged in Tehri Lake due to safety reasons. The lake is mainly used for various water sports and recreational activities. It is advised to adhere to designated areas and follow safety guidelines laid down by the authorities.

Tehri Lake is famous as a reservoir formed by the Tehri Dam, one of the highest dams in Asia and India. It is a famous destination for water sports, including kayaking, boating and paragliding, offering visitors a unique blend of adventure and natural beauty.

Generally, you do not need special permission to visit Tehri Dam. However, checking with local authorities or the Tehri Hydro Development Corporation (THDC) for specific regulations or guided tour options is advisable. Ensure compliance with safety measures and entry requirements.

Tehri Lake is accessible by road, and you can reach it by private or public transport. The nearest central city is Tehri, and the lake is well-connected to surrounding cities. Follow road signs, use navigation apps, or inquire locally about the best route to Tehri Lake.

Tehri Lake water sports package is priced at Rs 12000 per person, which includes parasailing, jet skiing, speed boating, kayaking, paragliding and a day's floating house stay. This water sports package lasts for 1 night and 2 days. If you want to customise the package to your liking, you can do so.

Tehri Lake water sports timings are from 8 am to 6 pm. These times are subject to change due to current operating hours and any seasonal variations in activity times.