Adventure Travel Activities
River Rafting Regions of
The Indian sub-continent perhaps had the largest network of rivers in the world. Of all the rivers, Ganga
is the most beautiful river. It is the most suitable river for white
water rafting. The Himalaya River Rafting Tour is a very short river
rafting tour. Rafting on its waters will be a certainly an unusual
experience for us. In this tour we will have river rafting in
Deoprayag where the two major rivers - Alakananda and Bhagirathi merge
to form the holy river Ganges and also in Kaudiyala and Shivpuri. The
most popular rafting sites include Ladakh in Jammu & Kashmir, the
Garhwal Himalayas in Uttaranchal, the Beas River of Himachal Pradesh
and Teesta River in Sikkim. The main rivers is include Ganges,
Brahmputra, Teesta, Beas, Zanskar.
River Rafting in Ladakh
Region of Jammu and Kashmir provides very good opportunity for river
rafting. There are exciting possibilities to suit all abilities ! From
gentle floating, to white water rafting. All set admits stunning
scenery.... Imagine after a day's rafting, sitting by the camp fire on
a sandy beach by the banks of the Zanskar or Indus river. Another
combination ... a trek/ Jeep tour visiting the local sights and
monasteries. Indus and Zanskar river are
famous for river rafting in Ladakh region.
Zanskar River Rafting
yearly feature which runs a spectacular two weeks covering most of
western Ladakh, monasteries, palaces, villages, hikes and travel down
three rivers. The trip begins with a flight over the Himalayas into
the Trans-Himalayan region of Ladakh in the state of Jammu and
Kashmir. We spend a few days in Leh town acclimatizing at 11,000 feet
above sea level.
Himachal Pradesh’s snow-fed rivers
offer tremendous opportunities for the challenging sport of rafting.
The rivers Chandrabhaga (Chenab) in Lahaul, the Satluj near Shimla,
the Ravi near Chamba and the Beas near Kullu offer immense whitewater
rafting possibilities. There are tremendous river running expedition
opportunities between Shamshi and Auto on the Beas.
Ganges River Rafting
Ganges or River Ganga has been known
for its significance as a holy river of India as well as the ultimate
adventure point as far as river rafting in India is concerned. The
magic of white water rafting on the Ganges, the adrenaline rush with
the thrill of negotiating speedy river currents or just gently
floating past terraced hillsides and forest is one experience you
wouldn't like to miss.
Garhwal River Rafting
With the intricate network of
Mountain Rivers flowing through a myriad of different colors of rocky
gorges, forests, flowers and high mountain villages, the Garhwal and
Kumaon hills provide ideal locales for the perfect water adventure.
The sport of White Water River rafting calls for a triumph over the
swift swirling river as it gushes past spectacular mountains.
Teesta River Rafting Sikkim
The River Teesta, said to be
the lifeline of the state of Sikkim, flows for almost the entire
length of the state; carving out verdant Himalayan temperate and
tropical river valleys. The emerald coloured river then forms the
border between Sikkim and West Bengal before joining the Brahmaputra
as a tributary in Bangladesh.
Darjeeling River Rafting
White Water Rafting is an adventurous
sport, which is relatively new in Darjeeling Hills, having being
introduced in 1991. The spills and chills of this sport is unmatched.
To experience the tempestuous mood of a river as it cascades headlong
into the rocks and down a slope is an unforgettable moment. White foam
produced from water as it gushes across stones and boulders gives
the sport its name.
Brahmaputra River Rafting,
journey down one of the world's greatest rivers, an option only for
the true adventurer. The river, after flowing gently eastwards through
Tibet, cuts the Greater Himalaya and the highest unclimbed mountain in
the world, Namche Barwa before it enters Arunachal Pradesh, where the
expedition begins, a few miles inside the line-of-control with China.
River Rafting Nepal
on Himalayan Rivers
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Before the birth of Pakistan
this configuration of rivers was one of the most magnificent features of the
Indian sub-continent. Came 1947, the year of partition and roughly two thirds of
the length of this river system was assigned to Pakistan. But the rivers still
take birth on the Indian side and still go crashing through the Himalayas to
create some of the most spectacular scenery to be found anywhere in the world.