One of the most popular adventure sports in India, river rafting is a fantastic way to get your adrenaline rush! What’s not to love anyway? Passing through rapids, making your way through tough waters; this sport is popular for a reason. Here are some of the best river rafting places in India.
Teesta River, Sikkim and Darjeeling
This beautiful and mighty river flows through the states of Sikkim and Darjeeling. There are strong rapids here right from Grade 1-4 and is a pleasure for the experienced river rafter. The turbulent Rangit, a tributary of the Teesta, has many different rapids creating an amazing experience!
Kullu- Manali, Himachal Pradesh
One of the most popular destinations for rafting, the Beas river provides an exhilarating ride due to the rapids! Rafting starts at Pirdi and continues for 14 long kms. This is a full day adventure and is definitely an experience you shouldn’t miss if you’re an experienced rafter.
Brahmaputra River, Arunachal Pradesh
The ferocious river, makes river rafting even more thrilling! River rafting here is definitely not for the beginners as the rapids here are very fierce and strong, the flow of the river is mighty. Only rafters with Level 4-6 experience can enjoy rafting here. Rapids such as the ‘Pulsating Pulsi’, ‘Toothfairy’ are famous and scary at the same time! The rafting expedition of the entire river last for more than a week!
River Barapole, Coorg, Karnataka
An exciting opportunity for people travelling to Coorg, this river makes for an adventurous rafting ride as well. Flowing down the Western Ghats and along the Deccan Plateau, the grades range between 2 and 4. This is also a slightly tough one and shouldn’t be attempted by first timers. You can experience rapids here by the name of Morning Coffee (Grade 2), Grasshopper (Grade 3), The Ramba Samba (Grade 2)!
Definitely one of the most popular place for rafting, Rishikesh is a haven for people who want to try river rafting. Because of its herculean rapids and rugged settings, rafting in the Ganges makes for the most perfect experience. Rafting here is best enjoyed post monsoons, as the flow is strong. There are four different rafting stretches which vary depending on the level of adventure and grade which you wish to try. Best Season for rafting: Post monsoon, after August.
Kali River, Dandeli
Located in Karnataka, Dandeli offers one of the most beautiful sights and beauties of nature. Located on the Kali river in Western Ghats rafting here is one of the best in the country. The rafting trail her stretches for around 12 km which makes it one of the most exhilarating stretch of rafting. The rapids here can be classified into Grade 2 and Grade 3 rapids which are ideal for professionals and beginners.
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