Still Water Sports Tour.
Assan Barrage is fast turning into a Birdwatchers Paradise. It serves as a winter passage halt for trans Himalayan migratory birds. These birds are spotted here on their way to south india i.e. in October-November and again on their way back i.e. late February-March. The bird profile at Assan Barrage changes every fortnight during winters.
Assan Barrage Water Sports ResortDoon vallry lies between the lesser Himalaya foothills to the northeast, and the shivaliks to the southwest, the river Yamuna to the northwest the river Ganga to its southeast. The Assan barrage , is situated near the confluence of two perennial rivers Assan and Yamuna 28 kms. southwestof the city of dehradun.The newest and best Water Ski Resort now with a state-of-art km, lake area. GMVN has the complete infrastructure to offer you a complete experience in Water Sking, Rowing, Paddle Boating, Kayaking, Double Water Skiing, Mono-Skiing and Motor Boating. The entire water ski equipment, paddle boats, kayaks, rowing boats, surfing boards and motorboats are available here for visitors, ona very nominal changes.
AssessibiltyAssan Barrage is connected to Dehradun -38 kms. on the highway to Pontha Sahib. Dehradun is well connected by rail, road and air. The nearest Airport is at Jolly Grant, 70 kms. from Assan. State Transport & local buses ply regularly between Assan and Dehradun (45 kms.) Haridwar (100 kms.), Delhi (275 kms. via Dehradun), nearest railway station Dehra Dun / Saharanpur. Regular bus and private - taxi service is also available from the Dehradun Roadways bus stand.
EuipmentGMVN provides latest and modern imported water skiing equipments in sufficient numbers. Participents are advised to bring swimming costume, swimming trunk, bathing cap, coconut oil, light medicines and a torch for personal use. Skiing equipment are available on hire for the tourists and casual visitors.
Training ProgrammeGMVN conducts 5 days basic / Intermediate and Advance certificate training programmes for water skiing enthusiasts from mid April to mid September to October.
Accommodation at Tourist Rest House comprises of two AC, Two Deluxe huts with attached bath and one ten bed dormitory with common toilet / bath. The restaurant offers both vegetarian & non vegetarian meals and snacks at the lake side.
The water sports resort is well stocked with modern imported equipment for water sports enthusiasts. Equipments are available on hire to day tourists apart from training programme participants.