Sports in MandiMandi is a place for nature and sports lovers. Here various sports activities are conducted by the Bandy Federation of India; also, private sports activities goes on here. People can enjoy playing various sports like the Cricket, Badminton, and other sports at the big ground. While, adventure enthusiasts can participate in trekking, mountain climbing, water rafting and so on.
Mandi is basically a home to the Bandy Federation of India. And it is said to be a member of the IOC accredited Federation of the International Bandy. Also, this ‘Bandy Federation’ (India) is Headquartered in the district of Mandi. Wherein, India consists of a bandy team; while, the Bandy in India is taken care-off by the Federation of India.
India is one among the 7 countries in the continent of Asia; and in the total of 29 countries remains a member of the International Bandy Federation (IBF).
Sports Played in MandiThe sports like 'Cricket and football' are the two very popular sports played in Mandi. However, there are also badminton courts, Snooker Pools as well as the Table Tennis halls at different parts of the Mandi.
Cricket in MandiShaheed Krishan Chand Memorial Stadium (SKCMS) is the only cricket stadium, where a series of cricket matches are played. This stadium is also known as the Paddal ground. Ranji Matches (entire India) is played here.
Badminton in MandiThere are even the badminton courts which are held in the Mandi' s Town Hall and in the area of Paddal. While, the Open Swimming pool is also located very close to the Bhiuli. There are even several Snooker Pools as well as the Table Tennis halls which are located in different places of the Mandi region.
Adventure Sports in MandiThe Adventure sports conducted in Mandi holds a higher place, because of the surrounding thick forest, the picturesque hills, as well as the sprinkling waters of the River Beas, etc. The city seems to be an ideal place for all types of the adventure sports.
Mountain Climbing in MandiThe Mountain welcomes all the tourists as well as the sportsmen to take climbing as a challenge and keep watching the beauty of the mountain peak, while climbing it!
Trekking in MandiTourists can find the Trekking of several easy to difficulty levels which may take from one day till a week. This kind of trekking is meant only for the trekkers and no other activity found.
Water Rafting in MandiWater Rafting in Mandi seems to be a feast for the adventure lovers. Such type of Rafting can be enjoyed on the banks of the River Beas. While, the Kayaking is most possible at the Panadoh Dam, which is on the way to the Mandi.
Motor Cycling or Mountain Biking in MandiMany adventure sports lovers participate in the Motor Cycling or mountain biking at certain places of the Mandi Regions.
Paragliding and Skiing in MandiThere are even certain sports activities like the Paragliding and Skiing, which make the tourists simply visit Mandi repeatedly.
To undertake all such adventure activities, you need to approach the tourism department, who will guide you on all the activities done here at the Mandi region.