The meandering rivers of Uttarakhand aren’t only a visual treat, but are also ideal for tasting the real adventure in the state. Rivers like Ganga, Tons, Dhauliganga, and Alaknanda offer opportunity of white water rafting to adventurers.
In Rishikesh, which is the most popular rafting destination in Uttarakhand, River Ganga offers an excellent opportunity to enjoy grade II – IV rafting. Adventurers not only enjoy rafting in Rishikesh, an important tourism destination but also the fun of camping along the beautiful Ganges.
For an extra doze of rafting adventure, Uttarakhand offers the turbulent waters of River Tons at Mori. The Barkot to Lakhamandal stretch and Damta to Yamuna Bridge stretch near Mussoorie, and Kosi River are also ideal for enjoying rafting in Uttarakhand.
Ans: Rishikesh is the most popular rafting destination in Uttarakhand. Apart from it, Mori, Barkot, and Damta near Mussoorie are some of the best places for rafting in the state.
Ans: Yes, rafting is absolutely safe in Uttarakhand as long as one wears the life jacket and chooses the rafting grade according to the expertise.
Ans: Yes, kids above 5 years can go rafting in Uttarakhand. Kids below 5 years are not allowed for rafting.
Ans: The rafting grades in Uttarakhand are between I and V.
Ans: Rafting can be enjoyed at its best between October and June. Monsoon is not a good time to enjoy rafting in Uttarakhand.
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