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Whitewater RaftingWhite water rafting is one of the fascinating sports one can imagine on the intricate network of Mountain Rivers in India, provides an ideal opportunity for water sports enthusiast. The rapids of Ganga, Yamuna, Alaknanda, Bhagirathi and Bhilangana are perfect for river rafting. The less adventurous can go for angling or yachting.

One of the best passages through one raft is the Rudraprayag in the Uttarakhand region, which is situated at the confluence of the Alaknanda and the Mandakini-two of the main tributaries of the Ganga. The river makes its way through a series of rapids, narrow, gorges and quieter stretches, passing through the towns of Srinagar and Devprayag. Further on, the river reaches Kaudilaya, from where the stretch to Shivpuri and on to Rishikesh is a fairly demanding one. The Tehri-Shivpuri run, on the Bhagirathi river, is considered to be one of India’s best run-scenic and heart stopping exhilarating. Beginning at the town of Tehri, the run goes down the Bhagirathi river, passing through foaming rapids till it reaches Devprayag. At Devaprayag, the Bhagirathi merges with the Alaknanda. Passing Kaudilaya the run goes on to Shivpuri and then to Rishikesh.

Some of the other popular stretches for rafting on the Ganga and its tributaries are Kaliasaur to Srinagar, Srinagar to Bagwan, Matli-Dunda, Jangla-Jhala, Harsil-Uttarakashi , Dharasu-Chham, and Chandrapuri-Rudraprayag.


Stirring Spots

From the town of Rishikesh, on the Alaknanda in Uttarakhand , is one of India’s best – known streches for whitewater rafting.

The run starts at kaudiyala in Uttarakhand having several camps, each catering to river rafting outfits.

Whitewater RaftingOne of the best passages through one raft is the Rudraprayag in the Uttarakhand region.

River rafting is also offered in Ladakh and Impeachable Pradesh.

Teesta river in Sikkim.

Mount manirang(6543m), which is located in the lush valley of Himachal Pradesh. It is intricate and challenge your guts.

Nubra valley (10000 ft.), which is located in Ladakh can be best suitable for novice trekkers.

Rafting Equipments

Wet suits
Sweater
Booties
Gloves
Scull cap
Life Jackets
Plastic paco packs

Invaluable Suggestions

Avoid cotton clothes except in summer as cotton take away the warmth of your body.

Its better to learn essential skills under the guidance of professional.

Good rafting equipment can especially help you enjoy an extended trip.

Equipped with a first aid box and other essential life saving devices which are essential part of rafting sports.

Speak the language. Instruction given in specialized term for example class I-VI , which is an international scale of difficulty for rating rapids.

Be sure to take any necessary prescription medications such as inhalers, bee-sting kits, insulin etc.

Never panic.

Travellers Factoid
FAQ

Where and when can rafting be done ?- Rivers where rafting is possible in India: Ganges (Rishikesh), Indus (Leh), Teesta (Sikkim), Beas (Kullu), Brahamputra (Assam). The best and most popular river is the Ganges - particularly the stretch between Kaudiyala and Rishikesh. Rafting can be done here from Mid September upto Mid May.
If I Do Not Know Swimming?-Rafting on Grade 2 and 3 rapids does not require swimming ability. A personal flotation device which is provided will keep you buoyant if you happen to swim from the raft.
Can children do river rafting ? 12 years and older children can go along with the adults while the smaller children can do the Grade 1 and 2 float trips.
Raft With Us: Are you planning to roll on the bed of Ganga this summer? Are you unknown of India’s premier institutes where you can learn the basics of river rafting? We are here to gift you an ultimate experience on rapids. We can provide all the arrangements along with if you want to extend your trip, we can make an adventurous whitewater rafting tour. The majority of our trips includes all the range between class I to IV.

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