Bump and swirl over the gushing river water in a rubber raft. The mountain rivers in India are amongst the ideal places for rafting worldwide. Tumbling over the rapids, splashing of icy river water on the face and plunging over waterfalls make rafting in India an unforgettable experience. If you opt for white water rafting, the snow-fed rivers in the Himalayas will increase the thrill manifold.
The water bodies in the upper ares of the Himalayas have several staircase rapids that make rafting a challenging water sport for the river runner. The waters of these rivers crashes into the rocks, cuts against rocky banks, breaking into rapids, foaming and falling with a roaring bang. A wide variety of rafting sites are offered by India, for both learners and professionals.
Rafting is your sport in case you are fit and do not fear water. Only a few hours of training can make you a professional rafter. Different regions in India make available to the tourists facilities of training in rafting. Training in river rafting is also provided by several state departments and tourism agencies.
Make sure that the gears you use while rafting are appropriate ones. In case you indulge in rafting during the summer months, the basic equipments that are required include a swimsuit, tennis shoes, a hat and socks in nylon. Additional piece of clothing are required during spring and autumn. It is advised to dress in layers so that you can add or remove clothings according to the climatic conditions. Avoid cotton clothes in spring and autumn. You can even take wet-suits on rent.
Carry small secure items and also an extra piece of clothing in the water-proof bag. Make sue that you do not forget to get along any sort of prescribed medications such as insulin or inhalers, etc. Also carry a pair of sunglasses, a camera and sunscreen. Disposable water-resistant cameras are available at the sites. These are not a problem to carry along and enable you to click good pictures as well. Leave behind items like wallet, mobiles and car keys during your rafting trip.
While rafting, you will have to travel in groups accompanied by an instructor. Do not forget to take along with you the necessary equipments. Your rafting experience will remain incomplete without an overnight stay at a luxury tent. Enjoy the night around the bonfire under the canopy of infinite stars in the sky. Come to India, swoop over the gushy rapids, plunge over the chilly waterfalls and feel the heart-racing thrill rafting offers.recommended tours