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Rafting Places Around Bangalore For The Adventurer Inside You

 
  • Rafting Places Around Bangalore

    Karnataka as a state provides in abundance for the adventure buffs. With most sites nestled in absolute dense locales of the Western Ghats, or by picturesque beach towns, the thrill and adrenaline rush provided is unparalleled!

    It is this interesting feature that has been drawing tourists and enthusiasts from world over for an unimaginable experience. Riding the wave to satiate the adventure requirement is white water rafting. Discover a whole new scene of world-class rapids with these options for river rafting near Bangalore.

    Here are river rafting options near Bangalore:

  • 01Special December Collection - Experiences Around Bangalore


  • 02Bheemeshwari

    Distance From Bangalore: 100Kms Approx

    Have only one day to spare to bounce back and hit the routine track again? Bheemeshwari cannot get more appropriate for a day’s outing. A 3 hour drive from the city, the place is a paradise for activities that assure to engage you without a moment’s respite. Adventure water sports are a trademark here especially since Cauvery River meanders through the region showing off her skills – flowing gently at most places but dropping to a gradient along her course.

    Such unpredictable swift, changing current characteristic makes Bheemeshwari the ideal destination for river rafting near Bangalore. The grade-III rapids here, tests the maneuvering and navigation skill of the rafters. Extending to an 8km stretch through a beautiful valley, this is a hard to miss destination for white water rafting near Bangalore. June-September is the ideal time to go for rafting in Bheemeshwari.

  • 03Kabini

    Distance from Bangalore: 220kms Approx

    Once a major hunting spot of Maharaja of Mysore, the Kabini River is also one of the most sought after destinations for river rafting. Preferred for its easy accessibility, lush green environs, sightings of large herds of elephants, Kabini offers an enthralling rafting experience blended with enough of wildlife spotting.

     A rich tributary of the Cauvery River, Kabini rafting route passes through some of the untouched parts of the wildlife sanctuary. Perfect for even a novice, the river flows swiftly down the Western Ghats, where maneuvering is quite a challenge and can be managed by experts as well as beginners.
  • 04Kondaji, Davanagere

    Distance From Bangalore: 260kms Approx

    Situated near Davanagere, Kondaji is also one of the most preferred destinations for water rafting near Bangalore. A 4 hour road trip from the Garden City takes you to this scenic beauty spot that is nestled by stunning hills and picturesque forests.

    Tiny hamlets on either side of the waterway offers a pleasant treat to the eyes as you raft down the rapids in this vicinity. Besides rafting, you can also enjoy exciting moments by undertaking kayaking, coracle rides and surfing as well. The rich flora and fauna of the region also houses several rare and exotic bird species.
  • 05Barapole, Coorg

    Distance From Bangalore: 270kms Approx

    A lesser-known destination for river rafting near Bangalore, Barapole is famous among avid rafters. Considered as one of the most exhilarating rivers in Coorg, the turbulent river flows through dense forests of Bramhagiri Wildlife Sanctuary.

    Offering plenitude of grade-II to grade IV rapids, it stretches around 3km and takes almost 2 enthralling hours to complete. Morning Coffee, Grasshopper, Wicked Witch, Milky Churn and Frame Head are some of the most sought after rapids of Barapole. Choose your rafting stretch based on your grit and caliber, challenge the rapids and feel the adrenalines rising to the top level.

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  • 06Sitanadi, Agumbe

    Image Credit : Sri Harsha
    Distance From Bangalore: 350kms Approx

    Almost surreal, Agumbe sits pretty and cozy amidst the tropical forests of Western Ghats of, Shimoga district. Touted as ‘Cherrapunji of South India’ for its incessant rainfall, this beautiful land is the abode of the Sitanadi River. It is during the monsoons, when the dainty flowing waters of this river offers grade-II and III rapids. Riding through these turbulent waves, during the monsoons usually takes around 4-6hours depending on the distance.

    While in Agumbe, the rafters can either raft from Nisarga Dham to Belinje Bridge that covers around 14km or from Nisarga Dhama to Jomlu Tirtha, which is around 22km. A feat to conquer for the experienced, Sitanadi is an epic destination for water rafting near Bangalore. Also the region is dotted with several waterfalls such as Barkana, Onake Abbi, Jogigundi and Koodlu Theertha falls.
  • 07Sharavati, Honnemardu

    Image Credit : Sitabja Basu
    The origin of the famous Jog Falls, Sharavathi River is a not-to-be missed destination for river rafting near Bangalore. Flowing through the lush thickets of the Western Ghats, Sharavati is also the home to several other water sports like backwater camping, kayaking, boating and canoeing. Nature trails is also very popular among the adventure enthusiasts.
  • 08Dandeli

    Distance From Bangalore: 460kms Approx

    Dandeli, the adventure home of Karnataka is a fascinating destination for the adventure buffs. An eco-tourist spot, it offers several options to soak in its natural wonderment. The utterly unpredictable and chaotic Kali River flowing through this unassuming riverside town is a hotspot for the river rafting enthusiasts.

    While rafting in Dandeli, exhilarating moments and experiences are guaranteed! With grade-III rapids on most stretches, the run can take anywhere from 2hours (4km) to 4hours (9km) to complete.
  • 09Marawanthe, Karwar

    Image Credit : Balamurugan Natarajan

    Distance From Bangalore: 460kms Approx

    An enamoring beach locale that makes you come to a screeching halt in the middle of your highway drive, Marwanthe screams sublime beauty. A stretch ideally positioned between Sauparnika River on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other, against the backdrop of Kodachadri Hills, it is highly popular as a picnic spot just outside of Mangalore.

    Steadily garnering fame as an extreme adventure sports destination, the waters around Marawanthe are safe and provide for many water sports with rafting topping the list. Undoubtedly a picturesque setting to unwind over a weekend, Marawanthe offers serene and virgin stretches of coastline waiting to be explored while cruising the appealing waves.

    If you are one of the many adventure junkies, who rather than enjoying pleasant and silent water, prefer exhilarating experience, river rafting is your call! With many destinations for river rafting near Bangalore, you will be having ample of destinations to enjoy this enthralling water sport and feel the splashes of the mighty waves.