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Rafting :

The land of turbulent as well as sacred rivers, Uttarakhand is a destination that offers best whitewater rafting experience in India. The popular amongst all being River Ganga that creates thrilling rapids in Rishikesh compelling adventure lovers to give rafting activity a shot. The Alaknanda and Bhagirathi, are the main tributaries of the Ganga confluence at Devprayag. Their waters are of Grade IV to V. Mori is where you go tossing in the turbulent Tons River. You can also raft from Barkot to Lakhamandal and Damta to Yamuna Bridge, near Mussoorie. Over the years, many rafting camps have come up in these locations. The two stretches are absolutely safe for beginners. The seasoned rafting enthusiasts can choose to check their skills in the Tons river where Mori is the spot to expect the major struggle and thrill. The stretch along Alaknanda, Dhauliganga, and Kali rivers also have several challenging rapids which lure the rafting enthusiasts. Most camps are usually located between Shivpuri and Kaudiyala, upstream from Rishikesh on the way to Devprayag during the season i.e. from 1st September to 30th June.


It is perfectly safe for non-swimmers to go rafting in Uttarakhand. As long as you have a life jacket on, there is nothing to fear. Shivpuri is the main White Water River Rafting hub in Uttarakhand.


List of Rafting Stretches:

S.No River Name Stretch Name
1 Ganga Devprayag to Rishikesh
2 Alaknanda Chamoli to Devprayag
3 Tons Mori to Yatchdi
4 Kali Jauljivi to Boom
5 Kosi Kumeriya to Ramnagar
6 Yamuna Nainbagh to Judo
7 Ram Ganga West Virdhakedar to Bhikiyasen
8 Ram Ganga East Nachani to Pancheshwar
9 Sarayu Seraghat to Pancheshwar
10 Pindari Debal to Karnprayag