Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board (MPTB) is organising the 7th edition of ‘Jal Mahotsav’, one of the biggest events of the State, from November 28 at Hanuwantiya island in Khandwa district. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will inaugurate the ‘Water Carnival’ which will endure for two months until January 28, 2023. The event will be graced by the Minister Tourism, Culture, Religious Trust and Endowment Department Usha Thakur.
Highlighting the Jal Mahotsav, Principal Secretary Tourism and Culture and Managing Director, MP Tourism Board Sheo Shekhar Shukla said, “Jal Mahotsav has established itself as an ideal destination for adventure lovers across the country. The tourism board constantly strives to enhance the enthusiasm and enjoyment of tourists through new innovations. In this series, a flying inflatable boat activity is being organised at Hanuwantiya island located on the backwaters of Indira Sagar Dam. Tourists will enjoy such an activity for the first time in the country. Adventure activities such as scuba diving, night safari at Boriyamal Island, luxury regal series boat, 40 feet-high rope swing, zip cycle, paramotoring, parasailing, speed boat, jet-ski, hot air ballooning, motor boat riding etc. will be the major attractions.
The tourism board, in association with Sunset Desert Camp, is operating the Tent City on the backwaters of Indira Sagar Dam for tourists. The tent city will have 104 luxury Swiss tents as well as an AC conference hall for corporate conferences.