Navigate a river, usually comprising of rapids and steep bends, atop a rubber boat. Uttarakhand has pelnty of opputunities for rafting enthusiast.
The difficulty of a course is measured in a scale of 6, where 1 is calm waters while 6 represents an extremely hard to navigate course. Ganges, Bhagirathi, Kali, Sharda, Saryu, Gori Ganga are some of the famous rivers having different grades of raapids and difficulty.
Rafting it not only offers adrenaline-pumping action for the adventurous lot but also ample scope for nature lovers and solitude seekers to soak in the beauties of nature while floating along lazily. For both temperaments Uttarakhand has on offer both rivers with treacherous courses and gently floating rivers with hardly a bubble in them.
River rafting, apart from the exhilaration it provides, is also ideal for exploring virgin landscapes lying along offbeat river ways, which are otherwise inaccessible by road.
River rafting, requiring almost no effort from the rider just the ability to swim and to cling on to the boat, is ideal for even those who have never visited a playground before.
River rafting is also extremely environment friendly, considering that you are not depleting natural resources in any form when you engage in this activity.