lia.com/cities/coorg">Coorg which is one of the echoing white water rafting places near Bangalore with inimitable rapids and unfamiliar adventure. The gushing river produces more than nine Class 2 to Class 4 rapids while flowing and these rapids are the most striking features of Barapole. This attractive river in Coorg is a turbulent one flowing through the Brahmagiri Hills to join the Arabian Sea via Kerala.
From Bangalore, you can reach Barapole by covering a distance of around 270 kilometers by taking the route touching Ramanagara, Maddur, Hunsur, Kutta, KKR Junction and finally Barapole. There are multiple tour providers who give unlimited fun packages with rafting in Barapole River. But all of the guests are requested to follow the rules and safety precautions since the river is highly energetic as well as turbulent.
An interesting fact about the rapids in this river is they have different names like Morning Coffee, Wicked Witch, Grasshopper, Milky Churn, Frame Head etc. The river is highly protected by the thick forests on both the sides which give shelter to some rare wild animals and reptiles. The rapids will be concluded just before the entrance at the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary.
Rafting grade: Medium to challenging.
Best season: June to September.Distance from Bangalore: 270 kilometers.
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