The Thrill Of White Waters: Best Places for Rafting lovers to try in India
Summer holidays are about to start and people start planning to move to different places. There are many places in the country where you can enjoy water sports. If you love adventure and want to spend time near to nature than these places are best for you. These natural place is not only very beautiful, but you can enjoy water sports here. A river rafting in water sports is a best game that makes people very thrilled.
Rivers flowing through the heights of the Himalayas have made India one of the best places for adventure sport in the world. While the best option of rafting is Himalayas in northern India, but this game has also been developed in South, West and East India. Today we are going to tell you about 5 best places to rafting in India.
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Indus river, Jammu and Kashmir in Ladakh
Among the deep valleys, there are many rafting options on ice-covered peaks, hill monasteries, hill villages etc. Here rafting season starts from June and ends till the end of August when the level of water is high.
For rafting lovers Rishikesh's Ganga is one of the best river. At Rishikesh, 16 km from Shivpuri to Laxman Jhula, Rapids range from 1st to 4th range. Even at this place, Hollywood celebrity Brad Pitt has also been rafting. Here are 13 rapids with interesting names like Three Blind Mice, Return to Sender, Roller Coaster, Double Trouble, Tee Off and Golf Course. Here you will see excellent combination of the cool and beautiful white sand river beaches with beautiful Kumaun Mountain. The best time to go here is from September to June.
Through the valleys, villages and white sandy beaches offers the advent of water rafting in 150 km of pure water. Here the rapids like "Elephant Rock", "The Chute", "Sharp S", "Confluence Rapids" face Alaknanda in the Sangam at Devprayag for the construction of the Ganges. ‘Daniel Dip’ and 'The Wall' are the best Rapids of Ganga. Best season for rafting adventure is between October and mid-May.
Brahmaputra River Rafting Campaign
The Brahmaputra river starts from the area of Tibet and then entering Arunachal Pradesh from where the campaign starts. A week long run in the river of Brahamputra takes the rafters through remote hill sides with a few tribal settlements in thick rainforests. Campaign starts from Tuting in Arunachal Pradesh on the Subansari river, the primary tributary of the Brahmaputra, and ends after 180 kms of rafting at Pasighat.