Shimla River Rafting

This page provides you information on Shimla River Rafting. Shimla is not only famous for its hills and scenic beauty but it also gives ample opportunities to adventure enthusiasts in the form of adventure sports like Para-gliding, Skiing, River Rafting,etc. River Rafting in Shimla is also known as White Water Rafting.

In Shimla, you can enjoy River Rafting in the Sutlej river along with its swirl and rolls. In Rafting, you can enjoy the fun of speed in water along with the view of some new sights. Even in the river rafting sport you need to maintain good balance of your body and physical fitness is a must because this type of sports put pressure on your body.

Right Time for River Rafting in Shimla :
In Shimla, you can enjoy this water sport in the seasons of Summer, Autumn and Spring because during Winters and part of Rainy season it is not allowed.

Equipments to be carried :

The essential instruments that you need to carry with you are :
  • Dinghy (expansive rubber life raft)
  • Life jackets
  • Helmets
You can get this on rent from HPTDC office. Apart from this you need to carry some personal belongings like sunscreen lotion, first aid kit, and shoes. Don't take your wallets or cell phones. And for any help you can seek the guidance of the helper with you.

For Training :
You can take up course on river rafting offered by HPTDC and private operators. It is very easy to learn this sport.

Last Updated on : 4/10/2012

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