Best Rafting locations in India

1) Alaknanda River Rafting

Vivacious River Alaknanda is given birth and lifeline by two glaciers, named Satopanth and Bhagirathi Kharak. For Alaknanda River Rafting, the adventurer has to come to the state of Uttarakhand in the refuge of Garhwal Himalayas and start the expedition from Chamoli, close to holy town of Badrinath.

Real expedition on Alaknanda starts from Chamoli, encountering Hillary Fall (in Nandprayag-confluence of Nandakini and Alaknanda), Kakkar Fall (at Koteshwar near Rudraprayag), Confluence Rapid (Karnaprayag and Rudraprayag), Holy Hole (near Rudraprayag) & some More.

2) Mahakali, Uttarakhand

It is located along the border of India and Nepal. The Mahakali River trip is an exciting river journey along scenic terraced cultivation of the quaint and remote Kumaoni villages, coupled with sparkling water and wonderful sandy beaches. Even the drive is quite adventurous and picturesque which takes us through many important towns of Kumaon.

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This trip promises a wilderness journey of a lifetime. It is great for beginners to rafting and kayaking, as well as experienced adventurers as it has a few big rapids, like the ‘Chuka’, ‘Dimberghat’ and ‘The Creek’ rapids, to thrill us.

3) Teesta river ,Sikkim

White water rafting is one of the latest adventure sport in Sikkim. Only the Teesta and Rangit rivers offer long stretches which are ideal for safe rafting.

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Teesta is graded 4 on the International scale. The icy cold waters of the rugged Teesta have a series of rapids with varying intensity and character. It offers one of the finest rafting stretches in the world. Rangit, a tributary of the Teesta, has more turbulent waters and offers many challenges to more experienced rafters.

4) Kali river,Dandeli

Regarded as the adventure hub of Karnataka, the hill station of Dandeli lies on the banks of the River Kali in north Karnataka. At an average elevation of 1551 ft above sea level, Dandeli is ideal place to unwind amidst natural beauty. Dandeli is one of the top white-water rafting destinations in India.

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White water rafting, kayaking and canoeing on the Kali River class 3 rapids will certainly give adrenaline rushes.

5) Zanskar river, Ladakh<

The Indus River, locally known as the Singhe Khababs (out of Lion’s mouth), flows across the north west to the south east, passing through Ladakh and flows into Pakistan where it joined Shayok and Suru to become major historical Indus River.

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The Indus, originates near the Kailash Mountain and the Mansarovar Lake in Western Tibet. Water levels remain high during the month June to late August, which is the best season for fascinating rafting expeditions.

6) Cauvery River, Bheemeshwari

Visit Bheemeshwari for a weekend of adventure-filled activities in the lap of nature! Tucked away between Barachukki and Gaganachukki and Mekedatu Falls, the small town of Bheemeshwari is situated on the banks of the Cauvery River in Karnataka.

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One of the most majestic and sacred rivers in the country, the Cauvery attracts several people today as the region is famous for its unspoiled natural beauty and river rafting. Rafters can enjoy the water course of 8 kms, perfect for beginners. Non-swimmers and those without any prior rafting experience can also enjoy this water sport completely.

7) Sita River, Agumbe (karnatka)

Sita river rafting is known for long stretch of foaming wild rapids.One will get to experience excellent rapids in Sitanadi rafting. For more than a decade now people from all over the world are safely participating in Sita white water rafting.We do not outsource any of our trips.

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Given the safety standards required in our outdoor adventures, we always use our own certified staff and equipments. We are commited to delivering the safe and exciting adventure’s.All our expeditions and outings are carefully planned.

8) Tons, Uttarakhand

The Tons is the largest tributary of the Yamuna and flows through Garhwal region in Uttarakhand, touching Himachal Pradesh. The Tons thrust is named after this river. Its source lies in the 20,720 ft (6,316 meters) high Bandarpunch mountain, and is one of the most major perennial Indian Himalayan rivers. In fact, it carries more water than the Yamuna itself.

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The Tons river expedition provides the thrill of running a river that have grade 3-4 and even some grade 5 rapids. It is considered to be one of the most challenging white water rivers to run in the country and has a lot of adventure to offer.

9) Barapole river, coorg

The river is a turbulent one all along its route as it flows through the Brahmagiri hills to the Arabian Sea via Kerala. Barapole is approximately 270 km from Bangalore by road.

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The route to be followed is the road touching Ramanagram, Channapatna, Maddur, Mandya Srirangpatna, Hunsur, Kutta, Srimangala, T Shettigere, KKR Junction, and Barahole.

 

10) Brahmaputra River(AP)

An exciting, true expedition style journey down one of the world’s greatest rivers, The Tsang Po river, after flowing gently eastwards through Tibet, cuts the Greater Himalaya and the highest unclimbed mountain in the world,

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Namche Barwa before it enters Arunachal Pradesh, where the expedition begins, a few miles inside the line-of-control with China. Its now called the Siang, or the Upper Brahmaputra.

11)  Kundalika River, Kolad

River Rafting on Kundalika started a few years ago and now a year round activity (Only rafting facility in India to be operational all round the year). River Rafting at Kundalika river in Kolad, is about 2 hrs drive from Pune and Mumbai.

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White Water Rafting in Kundalika Kolad is controlled by the release of the Dam on the Kundalika River and offers Grade II and Grade III rapids (Higher the Grade, higher the level of difficulty).

 

12)  Rishikes, Uttarakhand

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Rishikesh in Uttarakhand is becoming a popular location for white water rafting enthusiasts. The Ganges offers medium to rough rapids that are rated class 3 and 4. This recreational outdoor activity on the white waters at Rishikesh , from Shivpuri to Lakshman Jhula offers the most picturesque view.

 

The other runs, Chandrapuri-Rudraprayag , Matli-Dunda,  Harsil-Uttarkashi and Dharasu-Chham too are popular rafting areas.