Saspul Khaltsey River Expedition over the Indus River is one of the most enthralling jaunts that you can make.It routes along numerous villages and cloisters of Ladakh and Zanskar region. Khaltsey River rafting is mainly for trained rafters. You can venture with the more testing course amid Saspol and Khaltsey. This course has a kilometer large series of waterways at Nurla. The rafting expedition ends at Khaltsey, around 90 km from Leh.
How to get there
By Air: Indian Airlines and Jet Airways have regular flights to and fro Leh. Leh airport is linked with important cities like Delhi, Srinagar and Chandigarh.
By Road: Regular state transport bus services run between Srinagar and Leh and Manali and Leh. If you do not prefer traveling by bus, the alternative available is jeeps.
By Rail: Jammu is the closest railway station and is 734 km from Leh. From here Buses take two days to reach Leh.
Best time to visit: June to September
- Permissions are needed for river rafting in some areas.
- Carry dry bags or boxes to secure small personal items.
- Keep extra pairs of clothes.
- If you have no fear of water, then rafting can be a sport for the normal and healthy persons.
- The white water Indus has rapids usually of I and II grades. At some places grade 3 to 5 rapids are performed.
- There are trained rafters to guide you.
- Avoid taking your car keys, wallets, cell phones etc. with you for the rafting trip.
Things to carry
- Suitable shoes-sneakers
- Medical Kit
- Carry sunscreen, sunglasses, and a camera.
Other Attractions in the Vicinity
Leh: Placed on the Indus river valley, Leh is at the crossroads of old trading paths from Kashgar, Tibet and Kashmir. Leh is a small place and the sight seeing places can be reached easily by foot.