White River Rafting
River Rafting is for those seeking an adrenaline high that is part of doing an extreme sport or adventure. River rafting is a Gut calling for those who are tired of living in cities which are nothing but concrete jungles and want to be one with nature and brave her rough acts. Thus the thrill of taming the icy cold glacial waters of the majestic Ganges just a few kilometers away from Rishikesh is what pulls the rafting go-getters who dare to take on the challenge of facing the rough rapids of the Ganges.
Moreover River Rafting in Rishikesh happens at a place called Kaudiyala which is located at a high altitude and the place abounds with thick forests and wild life. The wild species at times visit the water areas where rafting happens to quench their thirst making it an interesting place not only for rafters but also for wild enthusiasts. The white water river rafting experience is certainly a Spine chilling one since the water is very volatile and cold here just as the environment here gets to be rugged and unforgiving. Nevertheless the rafters are well equipped with protective head gears and wear life jacket all the time throughout the rafting session which does not allow one to get hurt or drown in the case craft ruptures or spills over due to the rocky waters gushing around that defies every human effort to stay in control. Even then one is so keen to go about rafting in this rough waters of the Ganges flowing from the high mountains of the Himalayas since it gives a sense of fulfillment of doing something great and it instills confidence in the self. No wonder apart from families and normal tourists there are a lot of corporate who take up Rafting as part the H.R mandated team building activity
Thus when it comes to white water Rafting in India, There are many places in India like Kali River or the Tons River valley which is one of the most fascinating river valleys in Himalayas. But Rishikesh arguably happens to be the most sought after destination globally. River rafting though is all about the thrill and excitement but nevertheless there are precautions to be taken as with every adventure activity or sports river rafting too has it share of danger and hazards
So one requires basic level paddling experience, to enjoy rafting at Rishikesh. Moreover at many rafting destinations 100% safe rapids are also offered for one to enjoy, plus there is a wide range to choose from as regards rafting Gradients and distances – long or short.