River rafting has become one of the most popular adventure sports in the country. It is truly an amazing experience, with adrenaline rushing in your body as the white foamy spray of rapidly flowing water falls right in your face, and can be a memorable time of your life. However, a lot of attention needs to be paid on safety too.
Here is a list of top 10 best laces for river rafting in India:
10. Kundalika River, Kolda
Kundalika River in Kolad, Maharashtra is one of the best places for river rafting in the country. This splendid 15 km stretch of grade 3-5 rapids lies in the middle of Sahyadris and is located close to Mumbai and Pune. Rafting is done during monsoon months when water levels reach high.
9. Alaknanda River, Uttarakhand
Alaknanda River, a tributary of River Ganga, in Uttarakhand is a river rafting destination for adventure lovers. Rafting is done between Chamoli and Rudraprayag and offers beautiful view of the mountains all along the route.
8. Barapole River, Coorg
Barapole River in Coorg, Karnataka is another popular river rafting destination in India. Located on the Deccan Plateau, the expedition begins at Ponya Coffee Estate and is graded between 2 and 4. June to September is the ideal time for river rafting here.
7. Brahmaputra River
The river rafting expedition on River Brahmaputra has its starting point on River Subansari, its tributary at Tuting in Arunachal Pradesh and ends at Pasighat, covering a majestic path of 180 m. the grad 4 rafting gives you an opportunity the splendid beauty of nature on its way, with unparalleled view of the remote hillsides and tribal villages. The season is from November to March.
6. Tons River, Garhwal
Tons is the biggest tributary of River Yamuna, which flows in Garhwal, Uttrakhand and makes one of the most adventurous river rafting places in the country. It is a challenging experience, which carries rapids of grade 3, 4 and 5, which makes it quite unsuitable for amateurs.