River Rafting in Uttarakhand

River rafting is a famous water sport and tourist activity in Uttarakhand. Sport enthusiasts can enjoy white water river rafting on the thrilling Ganges River and Gangotri River in Garhwal Himalyas. Rishikesh is acquiring greater significance and very popular as a centre for white water rafting on the river Ganges. The rafting trek that stretches from Kaudiyala to Muni ki Reti via Marine Drive, Shivpuri and Bhrampuri is challenging.

Sandy beaches line the river at intervals, allowing river rafters to pull up alongside. The slopes on either side are covered with oak, pine, spruce and fur, with the occasional village and its terraced fields dotting the landscape. Wildlife is visible at a distance, comprising mainly of spotted deer, monkey, leopard, while multi-hued butterflies fit among flowering bushes. Spiritual retreats and ashrams overlook the river and add to the spiritual experience.

Beside Rishikesh Jaulibi River in Kumaon Hills, Lake Paradise in Nainital, Assan Barrange River in the Dehradun district and Kudiyala Rafter’s Club in Kudiyala are good destination for Rafting tour.

Experts and trainers will provide you with all the necessary equipments like life jackets etc. For fun rafting experience, you have to adhere to safety standards set by the campsites.

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