Bhopal: If you’re adventurous and have always wanted to fly aboard a hot air balloon, dreamt of camping in the wild or desired to play with foamy water as your canoe cuts through it, here’s your chance. Promising fun, thrill and excitement, the Bhoj Adventure Fest 2011 kicks off in the city today.
The January 2-9 gala will largely comprise of adventure sports such as hot air ballooning, paramotoring, rowing, canoeing, water surfing, parasailing, zorbing, camping, cycling and shooting.
Adventure movies will also be screened during the fest.
Participation in the fest, organised by the Bhopal Tourism Promotion Council (BTPC), is open to all with special packages for students between 16 to 21 years of age.
Bhoj Fest packages
The BTPC has designed different packages for the adventure sports camp.
The ‘Platinum Package’, priced at Rs 5,999 per participant, allows one to participate in all activities of the 8-day extravaganza.
The ‘Diamond Package’ is priced at Rs 2,999, promising three days and two nights of non-stop action sans hot air ballooning, paramotoring, rowing and canoeing.
People who do not want to be tied down to packages can also take part in individual activities.
The fest will officially be declared open by Chief Minster Shivraj Singh Chouhan on January 3.