White Water Rafting in Himalaya

White water rafting is one of the most exciting adventure sports to have the thrill of exploring rapids, big drops and riffles of mighty snow fed Himalayan rivers. With a number of rivers originating from the Himalayan mountain range, stretching 3,200 km, India is one of the sought after destinations for exploring water rafting wilderness.

Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh are the Himalayan states which offer ample opportunities to adventure enthusiasts crazy for exploring the unexplored wild waters throughout the year, except during the monsoon season in the months of July and August.

Indus and Zanskar rivers flowing through Jammu and Kashmir, Satluj and Beas rivers in Himachal Pradesh, Ganga, Alakhnanda, Bhagirathi and Tons (tributary of Yamuna) in Uttarakhand, Teesta and Rangit rivers in Sikkim and Tsiang and Subansari rivers in Arunachal Pradesh offer the unmatchable experience of deep gorges and remote parts of the region. White water rafting in Indian rivers gives you an adventure experience second to none.

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  1. I was one of those privileged persons to enjoy this wonderful adventurous sport in 2007 from Srinagar to Rishikesh (Uttarakhand). It was really an awesome experience.

  2. It is definitely a thrilling game. It can be enjoyed in India in any season except the monsoons. I love this adventurous game and has the experience of exploring Rishikesh (Ganga river) and Sikkim (Tista river) till now. Next time I want to do river rafting in Himachal.

  3. Though its a nice sport to enjoy in summers but one things which needs to be taken care of is sunburn. One gets affected by sunburn very quickly when your body is wet in the waters. So apply sunscreen lotion with high SPF.

    Nice information.

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