Manali Rafting

With an abundance of snow - fed rivers, Manali rafting has attracted the attention of white water rafters from across the world. The high adrenaline rush associated with Manali rafting beckons adventure lovers. The Manali adventure tours provide several options including rafting in Manali. The rafters flock the Manali town especially during the months of April till June and from the middle of September to the middle of October.

The Beas river offers several rafting stretches in its onward journey through Manali. The Grade II rapids offer moderately clear passages and safe waters in Beas. The Grade III rapids provide difficult narrow passages that require high level of skill in maneuvering through irregular and dangerous waves. With the lashing waves rising high, the thrill increases manifold. Such an exciting mix of options allow rafters of all levels try this adventure sport in Manali.

For the inexperienced, Manali also has training institutes to offer short term as well as long term training courses in rafting. The course instructors give a detailed training in safety precautions, equipment use, rafting in actual. The minimum age required for Manali rafting is fourteen and the person should have good physical fitness.

Equipments required for rafting in Beas, including the life jackets and head gears are available for buying or on hire from the tour operators in Manali. Personal insurance is must as the sport is truly dangerous and the organizations take no liability in case of accidents. Rafting is not affected if there is moderate rain and in reality the rafters enjoy the Manali rains that add to the excitement.

Last Updated on 13 June 2011