Take a ride on the swirling waters of India!

River Rafting in India
River Rafting in India
River Rafting in India
River Rafting in India

The adventure enthusiasts are on a constant lookout for some adrenaline fueled activities that give meaning to their lives. Though there are a number of activities that can give an adrenaline junkie the much desired high, sports is the most sought after deal for them. Out of the many high-risk adventures, riding on the turbulent waters of the rampant rivers is the most favorite one. No prize for guessing the name of the sport! Clearly, It is River-Rafting that I am talking about here!

The multifarious water-bodies flowing down from the mighty Himalayas provide a great opportunity to develop river rafting as an adventure sport in India. River Ganga is the most preferred water-bed for the Rafting lovers in the country. It is apparently one of the best rivers for rafting in the world. The super-exciting whirlpools and rapids of this river are simply unbeatable in comparison with the other rivers of India. If you are a die-hard adventure seeker, the stretch from Shivpuri to Laxman Jhula in Rishikesh will enliven your senses to the core.

The presence of a good number of rivers in India makes it one of the best destinations for river rafting in the world. Since there is a long list of river rafting options in India, here is a shortened list of the most preferred destinations:


River Ganga, Bhagirathi, Tons and Mandakini (Shivpuri-Devprayag, Garhwal) The best season to visit is from September to June.


River Indus and Zanskar (Karu to Spituk, Spituk to Saspol and Padum to Nimo) The best time to visit is from June to October.

3.Himachal Pradesh:

Rivers Chandrabhaga, Satluj, Ravi and Beas. The best season ranges from October to Mid-May.


River Teesta (Darjeeling and Kalimpong region) The best time to visit is from October to April.


River Kundalika ( Kolad, amidst the Sahydris) The best time to visit is during Monsoon.

The best time for river rafting in India ranges from September to November and April to May. So, don’t just keep wishing, pack your bags and get set go!