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River Rafting In Kashmir All You Need To Know

River Rafting In Kashmir All You Need To Know

river rafting in kashmir

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Date(s) - 15/04/2019 - 30/09/2020
10:00 am - 4:59 pm

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River Rafting In Pahalgam

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River Rafting In Kashmir through the rich green valley with several whirlpools, making the journey of the goose bump challenging and screaming

river rafting pahalgam
river rafting pahalgam

The bracing mountain breeze wafting over the emerald green wetlands and the towering snowcapped peaks reflecting on the crystal clear lakes are the ideal elements of natural amalgamation, making Kashmir one of the captivating hiding places in the Indian Himalayas. Is that everything? One can not go back to a leisure getaway in Kashmir that offers many activities, from tough treks and peaks to skiing and rafting. In this region there’s a wide variety of activities. The mind of adventurers looking for such mountain activities in Kashmir is impetuously arrested. River rafting in Kashmir is one of these activities, which fills the route with slashing moments.

Today, river rafting in Kashmir has become one of India’s popular water sports following the advancement of adventure tourism in Kashmir. It maneuvers quickly through the rich green valley with several whirlpools, making the journey of the goose bump challenging and screaming. River rafting in Kashmir mainly fights rapids from Grade I to III, but in some areas it also runs through Grade IV rapids.

River rafting in Kashmir

is popular in the Lider River, which spans approximately 12 kilometers from Langabal to Ganeshpora and has rapids ranging from Grade I to Grade IV. Lider Joy Ride is ideal for beginners and amateurs, which is approximately 2.5 kilometers from Varganpal to Yaneer Bridge and has rapids up to III. The Lider Long Ride is also ideal for beginners, which is about 5 kilometers from Varganpal to Ganeshpora and has rapids up to III.

The Lider Xtra Long Ride, which is about 12 kilometers from Langabal to Ganeshpora and has speeds up to IV, is perfect for experts.

River Sind in Sonmarg

is another destination where white water rafting in Kashmir can be carried out. The untamed Sind river, which gushes past spectacular mountains, has rapids from II to IV and is divided into three sections. The Sind Joy Ride is about 3.5 kilometers long, with rapids up to II. The Sindh Long Ride is about 7 kilometers long and has rapids up to II. The Sind Joy Ride and the Sind Long Ride are both ideal for intermediates and beginners, while the Sind Extra Long Ride, which is about 24 kilometers long, has rapids from II to IV and is therefore perfect for experts.

In addition to river rafting in Kashmir, white water canoeing can also be carried out in rivers such as Sindh, Drass and Suru and in many lakes at high altitudes such as Gangabal, Kaunsarnag and Vishensar. The time and money you spend on it is worth it.

Rafting in Kashmir is not as challenging as it is in River Ganga in Arunachal Pradesh in Rishikesh and Brahmaputra. Before going down the rivers, Lider and Sind, however, some precautions must also be taken, as the rivers have whirlpools at certain stages that can overturn the raft causing one to fall overboard. If you are an amateur, you should take an experienced rafter or guide along and follow the guide’s signals while rafting down the course.

Rafting Rides in Kashmir

Rafting Rides in Kashmir
Name of the Rafting RideDistanceGradesDestination
Lidder Joy Rafting RideApprox 3 KmII, IIIPahalgam Rafting Point
Lidder Long Rafting RideApprox 6 KmII, IIIPahalgam Rafting Point
Lidder Xtra Long Rafting RideApprox 12 kmII, III, IVPahalgam Rafting Point
Sindh Joy Rafting RideApprox 3.5 KmIISonamarg Rafting Point
Sindh Long Rafting RideApprox 7 kmIISonamarg Rafting Point
Sindh extra long Rafting rideApprox 24 kmII, III, IVSonamarg Rafting Point

Seasons of Rafting Rides in Kashmir

Seasons of Rafting Rides in Kashmir
DestinationSeasonTimings
Pahalgam,INApril to June9 AM – 6 PM
Pahalgam,INJuly to September8 AM – 7 PM
Sonamarg,INApril to June9 AM – 6 PM
Sonamarg,INJuly to September8 AM – 6 PM

Bookings

Ticket Type Price Spaces
Group Rates for Lidder Joy Ride Distance 6 Km Approx
Current Rates Approximately (Group ) of 6 person for 6 km
$28.00
Group Rates for Lidder Joy Ride Distance 4 Km Approx
Current Rates Approximately (Group ) of 4 person for 4 km
$22.00
Lidder Joy Ride Distance 12 Km Approx
Current Rates Approximately (Singles) per person for 12 km
$18.00
Lidder Joy Ride Distance 8 Km Approx
Current Rates Approximately (Singles) per person for 8 km
$12.00
Lidder Joy Ride Distance 5 Km Approx
Current Rates Approximately (Singles) per person for 5 km
$8.00










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