Rafting in Uttaranchal : Kali Ganga
The rivers of Kumaon, Uttaranchal are inviting enough for both the amateur as well as the die-hard professional. One can opt for canoeing, kayaking or rafting, depending upon the nature of the water. Pit your will and skill against nature as you negotiate the rapids, manoeuvre the bends, speed along gorges and break into sparkling surf. After all, water sports are for those adventure seekers for whom land is not enough.
In Kumaon, the Kali Ganga (Sharda) flows down from the Nepal border through Kumaon hills. The Kali and the Gori rivers meet at Jauljibi where the water volume increases, offering adventure to professionals. For over 117 kms. from Jauljibi to Tanakpur its rapids are Grade IV and more. The tough 3 days of rafting should be done by professionals. Lower down among the forested slopes, the river become calmer offering the amateur a sporting challenge before flowing out into the plains of Uttar Pradesh. Mahakali Ganga river flows along the border between India and Nepal. A self contained river journey as well as and expedition or mega trip upto Tanakpur can be undertaken.
Rafting can also be undertaken through Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam in Mahakali river.
Source: KMVN Website
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