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Best Rafting Tours in Bangalore

If you are an adventure seeker who loves all things with uninhibited energy, River rafting near Bangalore is a sport that you must add to your list of adventures to do in life. Bangalore is often known to be an adventure hub among the major cosmopolitan cities of India and offers various adventures to live up to its reputation. With many outdoor spots in the vicinity that boast of splashing rivers and picturesque landscapes, Bangalore has lately become one of the most exciting places to try river rafting for the adrenaline junkies. Tourists can look forward to river rafting near Bangalore at various places to relish an adrenaline rush. These prominent places for river rafting are Bheemeshwari, Coorg, Dandeli, Sitanadi, Sharavati, Kondaji and Kabini river. All these places present a unique experience for the tourists and offer a mesmerising holiday surrounded by pristine scenery and indulging in your favourite sport. While some of these spots challenge you with grade 2-4 rapids, some are quite tranquil that help in navigating the meandering rivers easily. Located just a few hours away from the city, river rafting near Bangalore is a wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and provides a delightful way to relax and unwind.

One can enjoy a rafting escapade in Bangalore under the supervised guidance of expert rafters. The rafting tours take the safety precautions very carefully and allow the tourists to just enjoy themselves. The beginners are also given basic lessons in paddling before venturing out into the rough waters. The thrilling activity can be enjoyed even by non-swimmers and around 6 people can enjoy together on a single rafting trip near Bangalore. Only those who are suffering from any health disease or heart ailments are advised not to partake in river rafting. River rafting Bangalore tour packages start at INR 1000 and can go up to INR 5000 per person. These packages differ in prices according to the facilities offered like camping, trekking, birdwatching, breakfast and dinner etc. Other amazing activities which tourists can enjoy the package are kayaking, wildlife safari, nature walk, angling, kayaking, coracle rides etc. The trips can be booked online and one can choose the date and time according to them. The best time to go for river rafting near Bangalore is from the month of June to September when the monsoons are in full spirit.

A refreshing retreat from the mundane daily life, river rafting is an exceptional retreat to enjoy with friends and family. The throbbing white waters of the rivers near Bangalore captivate the tourists with their surreal ambience. Moreover, the adventurous experience is an excellent way to revive your senses. It gives you the chance to conquer your fears and manoeuvre through the treacherous rivers in the most exhilarating way. The gorgeous flora and fauna of the landscape offer a visual treat for the eyes and the experience goes down the memory lane as one of the best moments of life.

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    Break yourself up with the hassles of your daily life by delving into this adventure cum day out the package in Ramanagara. 60 KMs from Bangalore, SRS hill is the location where the day out happens; it is an ideal place which acts as a complete retreat and will let your ...

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    Starting Point: Multiple pick up locations in Bangalore city.Chikmagalur, an ideal spot to treat nature lovers with charming scenic beauty and a wide variety of flora and fauna. The location is blessed with the picturesque beauty of the misty hills, coffee plantations an...

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What You Should Know More About Rafting in Bangalore

  • Q. Which places are famous for rafting near Bangalore?

    Engaging in a river rafting experience as the waters come gushing down from the hills is an experience which is going to last in your memories for a long time to come. The wonderful waterfalls and the pristine valleys which offer an excellent location for such an adventurous activity are found in plenty if you are discovering the suburbs of Bangalore.

    The best places for river rafting near Bangalore are:

    • Barapole, Coorg
    • Bheemeshwari
    • Kabini
    • Kondaji, Davanagere
    • Sitanadi, Agumbe
    • Sharavati, Honnemardu
    • Dandeli

  • Q. Is a Coorg a good destination for rafting?

    Yes, Coorg is a wonderful location for rafting and you will love to experience this activity here. River rafting is becoming one of the most sought after activities in Coorg. You can try the Barapole River rafting which you can find in the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary and Dubare Elephant Camp. It will cost you about Rs 1,000 per person.

  • Q. What level of rapids are there in Barapole River?

    The rapids of Barapole River are known for their turbulent currents. The entire stretch of river has more than nine Class 2-Class 4 rapids which means medium waves, some rocks and requires adequate skills from paddling to maneuvering through the Whitewater River. 

  • Q. Can we do rafting in Bheemeshwari?

    River rafting in Bheemeshwari is one of the famous activity one can not afford to miss. Also known as the Cauvery Fishing Camp, the eight kilo meter stretch River Cauvery which flows through here is famous for class 2-3 rapids. The experience is both exciting and challenging and you will not be able to help yourself but admire the tranquil landscape.

  • Q. Why is Dandeli famous for rafting? What type of rapids will we get there?

    Rafting is one of the most famous activities to be done in Dandeli. It is an adventurous activity where even non swimmers and amateurs feel safe as they enjoy and experience the thrill.

    The rafting trail at Dandeli which stretches to about 12 kilometers is famous for grade 2 and grade 3 rapids. The Grade 2 rapids are comparatively easier to maneuver with, some bumps here and there but they are relatively easy passages. However the grade 3 rapids require expert maneuvering skills to move amidst the rocks on the river.

  • Q. What is the best time for rafting in Coorg and Dandeli?

    • In Coorg: For rafting in the Barapole River in Coorg, the best time is from the month of June to the month of September. The best time to visit the Dubare rafting campis from mid-June to mid-September.

     

    • In Dandeli: If you are looking for rafting in Dandeli, it is best to go when the water is in abundance in the rivers. So we suggest you to plan your trip from the months of January to March to enjoy the best experience.

  • Q. What type of clothing should we carry for a rafting vacation?

    While going for rafting, it is advisable that you wear comfortable clothes like tracksuits or sportswear. You should also wear sports shoes while dressing up which helps you keep up with the activities. You should also remove any piece of jewelry or watches so that they may not get washed away in the currents.

    It is advisable that you also carry a pair of dry clothes too while going for rafting to change into later on.

  • Q. Will we have any guide for rafting?

    Yes, you will be accompanied by a guide while rafting. There are professional guides to give you safety tips and acquaint you with the signals to be used while rafting as well as make you practice basic strokes. You are also given a safety briefing where you are usually shown a video before the rafting activity and then only you can go on with the adventure.

  • Q. Will there be any life jackets provided to me for rafting?

    Yes, life jackets are one of the essentials that is included in the safety gear when you go rafting. These are easily floatable jackets that are provided for your safety while rafting. The guides acquaint you on how to wear these life jackets and how to handle any emergency when you are out in the river while rafting.

  • Q. Am I expected to have some sort of physical fitness for rafting?

    You are only required to have moderate fitness levels for rafting. But we advise you to let your guides know if you suffer from any ailments or have any medical conditions so that they can guide you better with the prerequisites for the rafting activity.

  • Q. Can a person with spectacles do river rafting?

    You will be maneuvering along narrow passages and the ride may be bumpy upon the rocks cutting through the river while rafting. But you can do rafting even if you wear spectacles. However we advise you to use contact lenses or arrange for spare pair of spectacles since there is always a chance for spectacles to be knocked off while rafting.

  • Q. Can children do river rafting? Is it safe for them to raft?

    Children under the age of 14 are not allowed to try this activity. However, those who are older can engage in river rafting which is a safe activity, as long as you follow the safety instructions properly and are assisted by a professional guide.

  • Q. How can I make payment for rafting? Can I book online?

    You can make a payment for rafting through electronic mode via Debit Card/Credit Card or through NEFT mode. You can book online with the tour operator to book your slot on the date and time of your choice.

  • Q. Will there be any medical facility in case of any emergency druring rafting?

    Each company that conducts river rafting also have medically trained professionals in case of emergency who can assist you immediately. They also take you to the nearest medical clinic or hospital so that you can get treated immediately.

  • Q. Can we have alcohol before going for rafting?

    No, alcohol is strictly prohibited when you are going for a rafting activity. For your safety, we strongly advise you not to do that as you may endanger the lives of everyone around you including yourself. Most tour operators ask the tourists to sign an indemnity bond which makes you privy to the declaration of not being under the influence of alcohol before the trip.

  • Q. Can I go for rafting if I don’t know swimming?

    Yes, you can certainly go for rafting even if you don’t know swimming. You are accompanied by a professional guide and familiarized with all the safety instructions before you go on the trip. The rafting trails near Coorg are comparatively easier and quite an exciting experience for amateurs.

  • Q. Can I carry my camera during the rafting?

    Yes, you can carry a camera during the rafting trip but we suggest you to bring a waterproof camera. However we advise you to hold it carefully while you are riding through the rapids down the river and keep it protected in a waterproof case.