12 Best Rafting Tours in Kullu - 2020 (with 1023 Reviews)

Everyone has heard of the popular Kullu-Manali Holiday option, which includes the adrenaline-filled adventure of river rafting in Kullu. It is recommended for families and individuals, as it is one of the best vacation experiences you can ever have. Kullu, also spelled Kulu, is located in Himachal Pradesh and is the capital of the state’s district of Kullu. The district experiences cold winters that last from about December to January, with evenings and mornings being particularly cold. Snowfall may also occur during the wintertime, with temperatures dropping to approximately minus four degrees. The duration of the summer season is approximately four months that is May to August. But, the most pleasant weather in Kullu has usually experienced during the months of October and November.

Located at approximately 1279 meters, Kullu offers a variety of sightseeing opportunities and adventure activities. The Beas River flows through the beautiful Kullu Valley, which is also called “Dev Bhumi” or “Valley of the Gods”. Situated between Manali and Largi, it offers Kullu river rafting in addition to beautiful forests, natural scenery, temples and orchards. Furthermore, the river rafting provided in Kullu include different types of tour options, which are described in the paragraphs below. The Kullu-Manali White Water Rafting Tour starts at Banjara in Kullu district and includes three options - a long ride, medium ride, and short ride. The distance, cost, and duration vary according to the type of ride you select, i.e. twelve, six or four kilometres respectively. The white water rafting takes place along the stretch where the two rivers, Bias and Parvati, merge and become one.

One of the most sought-after Kullu River rafting Tour is the one that takes place on the River Bias, starts from Pirdi and is a fourteen-kilometer ride. The duration of the whole tour is about an hour and thirty minutes and ends in Jhiri in Mandi district. As always, upon reaching the starting place, safety and security measures are announced clearly and necessary equipment is distributed properly. In addition, thoroughly trained professional guides, as well as a safety crew on kayaks, accompany you to ensure your safety. The Sightseeing and Rafting Adventure in Manali Tour is a unique and wonderful tour that combines river rafting with sightseeing and takes place in Kullu and Manali. The river rafting is in Kullu and it consists of a superb seven-kilometer ride surrounded by the magnificent snow capped mountains. The sightseeing is conducted in both Kullu and Manali and the places visited include Manikaran and Kasol. The duration of the tour is one day and private vehicles are provided for the sightseeing part of the tour.

The Rafting at Pirdi in Kullu Tour is another option for river rafting in Kullu and the duration of the Tour is approximately 45 minutes. It is meant for beginners or amateurs too, who have either little or no river rafting experience. The tour also ensures that experienced or expert river rafting enthusiasts have an equally thrilling, exhilarating and utterly memorable experience. The Rafting Adventure in Kullu Tour gives you two options to choose from, which consists of either a sixteen-kilometre ride or a six-kilometre ride. Based on the one you choose, the Tour is going to last for approximately either one-and-a-quarter hours or forty-five minutes. Accordingly, the prices do vary but in case of both options, professional guides are provided.

The Rafting Expedition in Beas River, Himachal Pradesh Tour is a river rafting in Kullu tour that also provides two options, which consists of a seven-kilometre ride and a fourteen-kilometre ride. Accordingly, the prices along with the total duration of your tour vary, depending on the option you decide to choose. In addition, this tour is for both amateurs with little/no experience and experienced persons having a fair amount of experience. The White Water River Rafting in Kullu-Manali Tour is an exciting whitewater river rafting experience includes a fourteen-kilometer ride that lasts for approximately one hour and thirty minutes. Professional guides with proper training accompany you for the duration of the ride for ensuring your safety. This ensures that you can have an adrenaline filled adventure of a lifetime in a proper and safe manner.

The Great Himalayan National Park Expedition Tour combines multiple activities into one and provides them to you over a period of eight days (seven nights). These include river rafting in Kullu, rock climbing, trekking, paragliding, rappelling, river crossings and demonstrations on fishing, and bird watching. In addition, camps with bonfires and English-speaking tour leaders and certain expenses/fees, material/equipment and meals to complete the experience.

The tour also includes a visit to the incredible Great Himalayan National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This gives you the opportunity to see the vast array of different species of flora and fauna that the park encompasses. The fauna includes a wide variety of species that fall under categories like arachnids, mammals, birds, insects, reptiles, and amphibians. Similarly, the wide variety of flora species is divided under herbs, fungi, shrubs, conifers, orchids, rhododendrons, oaks, and medicinal plants. The tour additionally covers particular expenses with regards to the Park, to allow you to have an extraordinary time here.

It is the whole combination of activities or opportunities that make this tour different from the others and particularly special. The Great Himalayan National Park is a place everyone should be able to explore and experience, as it is breathtaking. Together with adventurous river rafting and other exciting and enjoyable activities, the whole package provides an extraordinarily wonderful and memorable experience. Thus, Kullu offers a wonderful variety of river rafting opportunities for you to choose from and indulge in. Some of the Tours specifically focus on river rafting and provide both amateurs as well as experts an exhilarating experience. However, others provide a more special and unique package by combining river rafting with other marvellous and utterly memorable adventures. In addition, they can provide other facilities like professional guides, transport or meals, which do vary among the different tours. But, whichever tour you ultimately decide to choose, it is bound to provide memories you can cherish for a lifetime.

 

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Rafting Adventure in Kullu Flat 20% off 1H ₹ 299 5.0 star View Details
Kulu- Manali White Water Rafting Trip ₹ 600 4.0 star View Details
River Rafting in Kullu, Book Online @ Flat 23% off 1H ₹ 299 5.0 star View Details
River Rafting and Paragliding in Manali | Book & Save 23% 1H ₹ 1585 4.0 star View Details
Camping with Optional Rafting or Paragliding in Kullu 2D/1N ₹ 995 5.0 star View Details
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Rafting Adventure in Kullu Flat 20% off Best Seller
Rafting Adventure in Kullu Flat 20% off

1H

Kullu

Location: KulluTimings: You can avail the activity anytime between 10:00 AM to 04:00 PMIf you are looking for something that can set your soul free and can take you on an exciting, bumpy ride, a rafting adventure in Kullu is sure made for you. Here the package offers you the rafting trips that lasting for 7 km. This trip enables you to experience the rapids of the ever torrential waters of Beas, which further adds to the whole excitement factor of river rafting.For an amazing adventure experience with a instructor is certainly the best and wholesome way of getting your fill of thrills here.You'll arrive at the starting point and get the briefing on the activity. You must listen to this very carefully as the instructions are for ensuring that you get the best of experiences here. This will be followed by a gear check before you put it on. Then the rafts are lowered in the river and everyone climbs in it. And then, you raft.This activity is suitable for age group of 16 years to 45 years.How to reach: It is located at about 39 km from Mall Road Square of Manali and you can reach here by either taking public transport or by hiring a private cab. 
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Kulu- Manali White Water Rafting Trip Featured
Kulu- Manali White Water Rafting Trip

Kullu

About the Activity:Check this easy river rafting package at Kulu-Manali where the Beas River and Parvathi River merge together. Report at Bajaura district in Kullu any time between 09:00 AM and 04:00 PM to engage in class III rapids of rafting and create some thrilling moments with your team.Numerous splashing rapids will be there during this 30-40 minutes long rafting activity. You will be covering 8 KM in total from the start to the end.You can choose any one type from short (4 KM), medium (6 KM) and long (12 KM) and the package costs different according to the package selected.Long Ride 14 Km for 1 hour and 30 minutes and Mid Ride 10 Km for 50 minutes are another two options you can select.
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River Rafting in Kullu, Book Online @ Flat 23% off Best Seller
River Rafting in Kullu, Book Online @ Flat 23% off

1H

Kullu

Location: KulluTimings: You can avail the activity anytime between 10:00 AM to 04:00 PMIf you are looking for something that can set your soul free and can take you on an exciting, bumpy ride, a rafting adventure in Kullu is sure made for you. Here the package offers you the rafting trips that lasting for 7 km. This trip enables you to experience the rapids of the ever torrential waters of Beas, which further adds to the whole excitement factor of river rafting.For an amazing adventure experience with an instructor is certainly the best and wholesome way of getting your fill of thrills here.You'll arrive at the starting point and get the briefing on the activity. You must listen to this very carefully as the instructions are for ensuring that you get the best of experiences here. This will be followed by a gear check before you put it on. Then the rafts are lowered in the river and everyone climbs in it. And then, you raft.This activity is suitable for the age group of 16 years to 45 years.How to reach: It is located at about 39 km from Mall Road Square of Manali and you can reach here by either taking public transport or by hiring a private cab. 
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River Rafting and Paragliding in Manali | Book & Save 23% Best Seller
River Rafting and Paragliding in Manali | Book & Save 23%

1H

Kullu

Location - KulluTimings - You can avail the activity anytime between 10:00 AM and 04:00 PMBook River Rafting And Paragliding In Manali thrilling combo of adventure activities and get your adrenaline rushing. Kullu, the sister town of Manali, is popular for the many activity options it has. Among these, rafting and paragliding are the most famous ones. Reach the location for rafting on your own. Facilities for storing your baggage is available before you go for the activity. Enjoy a 7 km stretch of rafting of the river Beas which would last for around 30 minutes. You will be well equipped with all the safety gears. Experienced instructors will be accompanying you throughout the activity. The gushing water of the river makes it even more adventurous. Once the exciting rafting session is done, you will have to proceed to the paragliding landing site. Shared transportation (around 20 to 30 minutes) from the rafting point till the take-off site will be provided. Breathe in the fresh air as you gear up for this once in a lifetime experience.Dhobi, the take-off site, offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding landscape. Gears and equipment for the activity have been imported from France in order to ensure safety. A certified and highly experienced pilot will be guiding you through this 10-minute flight. The cool breeze, views of the majestic Himalayas, the sheer feel of flying and getting a bird's eye view - all of it makes it an absolutely magical experience altogether. You will also be able to capture this moment of your life in an action camera for the future.This combo is suitable for the age group of 16 to 45 years.How to Reach?It is located at about 40 km from Mall Road, Manali and you can reach here by either taking public transport or by hiring a private cab.
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INR 1,585

Camping with Optional Rafting or Paragliding in Kullu Best Seller
Camping with Optional Rafting or Paragliding in Kullu

2D/1N

Kullu

Camping Location: Bandrol Village, KulluCheck-In Time: 12:00 PM on day 1Check-Out Time: 10:00 AM on day 2Kullu is spread out on the banks of River Beas and attracts travellers round the year. Valleys, streams and deep forests are what attracts tourists the most for the delightful camping activity at this area. It is the perfect package to book for a camping activity near Kullu. The stay is amidst the lush green forest in camps and is spacious and comfortable with common washroom facility. Tents will be allocated on a double and triple sharing basis. A sneak peek out of the window of these natural camps and witnessing the sunset and sunrise are a true delight and should not be missed at any cost.Not just accommodation and meals, but when here one can do a lot of activities such as rafting and make it an experience worth sharing.  The Himalayan rivers make the perfect site for Rafting and it is a heavenly vibe to move about the irregular waves and water splashing on the face. A common bonfire with friendly people with a combination of dance, some soft music and snacks to munch about is a an ideal way to spend an evening; and is inclusive in the package cost.Not just that, the tour has been specially designed by travel experts to avail travellers one of a lifetime experience! How to Reach:The campsite is located at a distance of 24 km from  Mall Road of Manali and one can take local transport or private cabs to reach at the campsite.
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Camping in Forests of Kullu: Rafting and Paragliding Special Best Seller
Camping in Forests of Kullu: Rafting and Paragliding Special

2D/1N

Kullu

About the Activity:- Kullu is known to be the valley of gods, maybe owed to the number of many important temples in the region, or maybe because of the immense beauty around. With a river flowing right through the heart of the valley and the amazing rolling green hills make for a great getaway from the busy city life. - Apart from this, the valley of Kullu is also known for a great many adventures that one can be a part, which includes but is not limited to, rafting and paragliding.- With the amazing stay in the woods in your tent, you can choose to avail any one of the activities with the experience of camping.- The campsite has 10 tents set up on the ground with a capacity of about 40, as each tent can hold up to as much as 4 people each.Check-in:- 12 pmCheck-out:- 10 am
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INR 1,400

Sightseeing and Rafting Adventure in Manali
Sightseeing and Rafting Adventure in Manali

1D

Manali

About the Activity:Enjoy the adventurous rafting of 7km in Kullu amidst snowy mountains.You will be picked up from your hotel in Manali and taken to Kullu. You can tour Kullu and go to the local places.Kullu is the place where the rafting activity can be conducted.Visit Kasol which is charmingly located in an open space which slopes down to a broad expanse of clear white sand at the edge of the river.Visit temples and hot spring in Manikaran and head back home with amazing memories in your Manali travel diary.
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Camping with Paragliding/rafting in Kullu
Camping with Paragliding/rafting in Kullu

2D/1N

Kullu

Kullu is a place where ease meets adventure. It is one of the best places in India to experience adventure sports with natural beauty. Will multiple amazing places around, Kullu is certainly the hub of Himachal travels.Factual InformationLocated at a riverside forest base, this campsite is the perfect place to experience living like never before. Choose between air and water as a choice between paragliding and river rafting is available with this package. The campsite has 10 tents in total which is perfect to give you enough company to live with without making the site crowdy. Breakfast and Dinner are included in the package.ActivitiesThe experience of Paragliding thousands of feet in the air or Rafting in screaming white waters is not a thing to mention. They are one of the most thrilling experiences one can ever have. Experience it with us. Our professionally trained paragliding and rafting instructors will make sure that you have a safe yet adventurous experience. Having done all this, explore the area around or take a dip in the freezing water of the Beas river nearby. Relax by the campsite, and have tasty meals prepared specially to satisfy your taste buds.StayThe campsite has 10 tents for stay.How to reach?The campsite is just 9kms from Kullu bus stand. You can easily get public or private transport to the main road near the campsite.Check in: 12:00 NoonCheck out: 10:00 AM 
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INR 1,400

Rafting at Pirdi in Kullu
Rafting at Pirdi in Kullu

Kullu

About the Activity: Rivet in this amazing experience of rafting in Pirdi near Kullu.  This gorgeous river offers both the beginner and the expert a thrilling rafting experience.Feel your adrenaline rush as you fight the raging waves grades of descent levels that will challenge your wits.All the rafts and other required equipment meet international standards of safety. These rafting trips are conducted daily and you don’t need to know swimming to join in the fun.  Water sports centre has been set up to provide the rafting services in for the tourists who visit Manali. Activity: RaftingMeal Types: RefreshmentsDifficulty Level: Medium
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White Water River Rafting in Kullu Manali
White Water River Rafting in Kullu Manali

1H

About the Activity:Kullu is a broad open valley formed by the Beas river between  manali  and Largi.This valley is famous for its 14 km stretch white water river rafting activity.The activity provides a thrilling experience along with a trained guide for safety purposes.  Meal Types: Snack Box and Bottle of Mineral ter.Activities: White Water Rafting Difficulty Level: Easy   
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30 Ratings

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Rafting Expedition in Beas River, Himachal Pradesh
Rafting Expedition in Beas River, Himachal Pradesh
About the Activity:Rivet in this amazing experience of rafting in the Beas River, Himachal Pradesh. This gorgeous river offers both the beginner and the expert a thrilling rafting experience.Feel your adrenaline rush as you fight the raging waves grades of descent levels that will challenge your wits.All the rafts and other required equipment meet international standards of safety. As per your preference you can embark on long and short rafting trips down the River Beas. The short trip is a 7 Kms stretch while the other longer takes you 14 Km through exciting white water rapids. These rafting trips are conducted daily and you don’t need to know swimming to join in the fun.  Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Snack BoxActivity: RaftingDifficulty Level: Easy - Moderate
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The Great Himalayan National Park Expedition
The Great Himalayan National Park Expedition

8D/7N

It is being believed that in the entire planet if anyone has to find out a pristine mountainous landscape then Great Himalayan National Park will be the one. The shepherds, signs of animals covering, devoid of wildlife, denuded timber and overgrazing life comprises the entire national parks. The pressure of human population left the landscapes of Western China, Eastern Europe mountains, Tibet and Nepal from Andes. Here you can find snow leopard, bear, Himalayan Thar and Blue sheep. The unclimbed summits, unnamed ranges, wildflowers fulfilling endless fields and vast virgin forests are captivating billions of people in India. Activities: Camping, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking, Bonfires, River Crossing, Fishing Demonstration, Wildlife, Bird watching, Rafting, Paragliding and what have you! Your exciting activity area
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"We booked for the same day and after calling at thrillophilia, our booking was confirmed, we were given a great rafting guide who guided us very safely and completed full 7kms without cheating on us which most guides do there but our guide was very very good.. He even let me dip in the water. it was a great experience. We will definitely recommend this. "
03 January 2020
Excellent
I book the rafting adventure from Thrillophilia because they were providing a package of rafting with guide, lunch and transport at reasonable price and all the things was superb and I enjoy this adventure a lot.
We went for camping it was so wonderful experience, the campsite was nice and everything was so well planned, We had so much fun trekking, fishing at the campsite. The bornfire at the night was so nice. All Thanks To Thrillophilia.
It was an unforgettable experience, firstly i was very scared as i have chosen paragliding but when i came back after experiencing i was super happy that i did this adventurous activity..Also i had made so many friends there.. It was an amazing experience. Thanks Thrillophilia.
It was one of my best experiences of life. I am so much happy after I came back. I had a readlly good time at the campsite. made a few new friends there who were so jolly and loving. We played, laughed, and had fun together. Thank you thrillophilia for this experience.
21 February 2020
Excellent
I have done rafting before but this was a whole different experience as we were 7 in total so we all were together in the same raft. The weather was also ok, the guide guided us very effectively and we enjoyed the trip. Must carry your waterproof cameras with you to capture the moments. Thanks, Thrillophilia for arranging this for us.
12 March 2020
Excellent
This was a unique experience we get proper instructions then after doing the rafting with my friends we go for lunch and after that, they drop to our hotel. We love to visit this adventure so we all decide to visit this place again.
01 March 2020
Excellent
It was my first time when I was rafting in starting I was a little bit scared but the guide was professional and very helpful he managed everything properly he calms us and gave proper information, we have our life jackets with us, the food and transport service was good I enjoy this whole experience very much.
10 March 2019
Excellent
What a wonderful adventure in a beautiful place this rafting was amazing, the guide was funny and polite in nature we take many photos from guide camera, the best part was a tiny drop of water when touching your body it was an amazing experience with full of Thrill.
31 December 2019
Excellent
It was my first time of rafting but the instructor helped me along , he teaches us well and tell us about how to remain calm. Wonderful experience with the nice group. We all enjoyed it just make sure that you listen the instructor carefully, there is a little risk in this. Otherwise food and travel was all ok.

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  1. Where can I do river rafting in Kullu?

    Rafting tours in Kullu are the first pick if you are touring the region. If you wish to go for rafting in here, then you can hit up to the Beas river, where you can pump up your adrenaline rush with the rafting tours.

    This 7 km rafting is once in a lifetime experience and is a group excursion. When the water level rises too high or gets too low, the sport becomes inaccessible. Mostly in the months of July and August rafting is shut down.

  2. Is it safe to do river rafting in Kullu?

    River rafting in Kullu is absolutely safe and something which sets it apart is the safety gear. From well-inflated life jackets to trained professionals, you can have all of the safety measures when it comes to enjoying water sports. Even if you are trying it for the first time and don't know swimming, still you can enjoy this sport.

    Also, even if you wish to enjoy body surfing, you can witness it. The city has almost nil crime rate and is very safe with easy access to the hospitals and police stations.

  3. Which are some best rafting tours in Kullu?

    With a vast bucket of rafting Tours in Kullu, here one can choose the operator they like. One can also book a rafting package from the online websites, or directly hit up to the Beas river, which is brimming with a remarkable count of operators.

    You can also book a complete rafting package from Thrillophilia, which includes rafting, camping, meals, transportation and a lot more which makes the tour easier.

  4. Can I bring my camera or video camera while doing rafting in Kullu?

    Yes, one can bring their own camera to capture pictures, but it is advised not to take the camera as it might fall in the water if you lose the grip. Most of the rafts have trained professionals which not only give you instructions but also make amazing videos with their cameras.

    If your phone is waterproof then there is no need for anyone, as this service is paid if you take it from the operator.

  5. What should I wear while having rafting?

    If you have planned to witness the River Rafting in Kullu, then the first thing you must take care of is the attire you are wearing. The fabric must be very comfy and second of all a proper sports attire is preferred. You need not to wear anything in the foot, as you can land up directly on the raft. Even if you wish to wear then rubber slippers are favorable.

  6. What is the best time to do rafting in Kullu?

    Talking about the best time to experience the gushing white waters in Kullu, is from September to June, as in the monsoons the sport is shut down and cannot be experienced. At this time, the water level rises and it is not safe to raft in this season.

    One should always visit the city, when it is the best time, as at this time you can make the best of memories and region is weather-friendly.

  7. If I can't swim, can I still go rafting?

    The answer is absolute Yes. Even if you are not a trained swimmer then you need to worry about rafting, as you have to sail with a boat and not swim. Apart from this, you can also enjoy body surfing as that also does not require swimming techniques. Knowledge of swimming is indeed an aid, as you can enjoy the sport even more and dive deep inside the icy-cold waters.

  8. What are the charges of Kullu Rafting?

    The charges of rafting in Kullu, are very minimal starting from INR 500 onwards per person and one boat can accommodate for about eight people, which makes it easier.

    The best part is you need not to stand in the queues or wait to reach out to the town, as you can book the tickets at nominal charge online.

  9. Which are the best places to visit in Kullu?

    With a long lasting list of places to visit in Kullu, here one can witness the wilds of Great Himalayan National Park or can savor the serenity at the Raghunath Temple. Apart from these, here one can also tour the Bijli Mahadev temple, Pandoh Dam, Manikaran Sahib and various other places in its vicinity.

    Also, once you have traced the bewitching beauty of the quarter then you can move to various other tourist destinations which lie a few kilometers away like Manali, Kufri and various others.

  10. Which are the other adventure activities I can do in Kullu?

    At this place, one can delve in various adventures like white water rafting, parasailing, paragliding and a whole lot more of enthralling experiences. Also here one can witness mountain biking and hiking up the trails in its proximity, namely Malana and various others.

    Camping is another activity you can experience in here on the banks of Beas. Be it a water adventure or a sport on the rough terrains, here you can have all of it.