Scared of diving deep into the water but fascinated about the marine life under the surface? We have you covered. Snorkelling allows you to experience the mysterious marine life while floating on the surface.
How to Snorkel?
Snorkelling is easier and cheaper than scuba diving. You do not need to wear any kind of heavy swim suit or the scuba equipment. All you need is a mask and some fins and you are good to go.
In simple terms, snorkelling is swimming along the surface of the water and looking down at the ocean. You do not need any form of rigorous training or special skills. If you know how to swim, you would be able enjoy snorkelling at its best. However, even if you do not know how to swim, you can easily get guides/assistants to help you while you enjoy snorkelling in a floating tube.
Snorkelling is done with the help of a breathing tube that allows you to submerge your face in the water and still breathe.
Where Can You Snorkel in India?
Here is a list of places where you can go snorkelling in India-
- Elephant Beach
Although it is possible to snorkel in almost all of the beaches in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Elephant beach is the most popular among tourists. The water is clear and you can easily spot a lot of marine life in this region.
Lakshadweep Islands has become one of the most popular destinations in India for its water adventure sports. The islands are surrounded with a lot of coral reefs. There is abundance of marine beauty and you can have a great experience while snorkelling.
Tarkali beach in Maharashtra has an impressive beauty to it. This beach is very less crowded and with hundreds of marine species inhabiting in the region, it is surely one of the best places in India for snorkelling as well as diving.
So what are you waiting for? Plan your next holiday and don’t forget to add snorkelling to your itinerary.
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