Rafting in Haridwar is both exciting and adventurous. Haridwar is a city that has something for everyone to enjoy. It’s located close to Rishikesh, the river rafting capital of India. Both these places attract adventurists throughout the year. Both these cities are located at banks of the holy river Ganges which flows from the Gangotri glacier to the Bay of Bengal. Till the Ganges reaches Haridwar, it passes through mountainous routes due to which a lot of white water rapids are created that provide great river rafting opportunities, which is one of the most sought-after water adventure sport in the world. All kinds of rapids, from Class 1 to Class 5 can be found here. This makes Haridwar and Rishikesh one of the best white-water rafting locations in India. River rafting can be enjoyed by people of all ages. The best part is that one doesn’t need to know swimming to enjoy this adventure sport. Summer and spring are peak seasons for rafting here. For kids and senior citizens, rafting stretch from Brahmpuri to Rishikesh is suitable as it has rapids till Class 2.
For adventure sports enthusiasts, the rapid stretches from Shivpuri to Rishikesh & Marine Drive to Rishikesh is the best place to enjoy Class 3 plus rapids. One can also try the popular white-water rapids, the Roller Coaster, Golf Course and Three Blind Mice. If you are trying rafting for the first time, then there are a few tips that will help you have a lifetime experience of your life. You should listen to your instructor carefully and follow his guidelines to the dot. Choose the rafting stretch package as per your fitness and age. Keep few necessary items like shorts, sunscreen lotion, sunglasses, swimming goggles, waterproof bags, towel etc. for your perfect rafting expedition. Following these few simple tips will make your rafting activity a memorable experience which will remain etched in your heart always.