Kullu Manali, is where the River Beas flows and the rapids are waiting to be conquered!
River rafting in Kullu Manali is not only ideal for expert rafters, but also for beginners looking to dip their toes into the water.
The section of the rafting route starts from a small district called Pirdi and flows through various locations like Bajaura, Sarabai, Bhuntar, Shamshi, Mohal, Raisol and Katrain. You can expect captivating views and exciting rapids along the way.
But don’t worry about the gear, many service providers organize the sport of rafting in Manali and offer rafting gear on rent including raft, helmet, life-jacket, and oars. And if you want to extend your adventure, you can opt for tented accommodation, campfires and bonfires which are available on demand.
Now let’s talk about the rapids themselves. There are four different grades, ranging from easy to difficult. Grade 1 is perfect for beginners, with less risk involved and smaller rapids. But as you progress to grade 4, the waves become bigger and more challenging, testing even the most experienced rafters.
And of course, it’s important to note that while encountering the higher grade rapids in Kullu Manali, the presence of trained and experienced guides is extremely important. They’ll have the expertise to tackle the rapids and ensure a safe and thrilling experience.
So what are you waiting for? Grab your friends and family and head to Kullu Manali for a river rafting adventure! Just remember to avoid the monsoon season when water levels can rise. And with prices ranging from INR 500 to INR 2000 per person, you won’t break the bank for this unforgettable experience.