Time Required : 2-3 days
A perfect destination for first time rafters and family adventure, a ride on the Kali Sarada River through eastern Kumaon region is simply mind blowing.
Get ready for an exhilarating rafting journey down a self-contained Kali Sarada River nestled amid the majestic Himalayas. Demarcating the India and Nepal border, the ride will take you past the wonderful stalactite and stalagmite formations, beautiful dense forest and quaint little villages opening up to nature’s treasure trove of eastern Kumaon region. With a serene beginning till the confluence of Rivers Kali and Saryu, the ride pumps up for occasional huge rapid making a descent to the plains on the final day. Pack your bags to enjoy this blood pumping activity amidst the calm environs of Uttarakhand.
Air: Pantnagar serves as the nearest airport to Kathgodam situated about 32 kms away. It is well connected to several cities via regular flights. To reach the beginning point of rafting Jhulaghat, one can hire a cab or a bus till Pithoragarh and then further towards your final destinations.
Rail: Kathgodam, situated about 88 kms from Jhulaghat is the nearest station to the place. Well connected to Delhi via frequent trains, once commute from station to Jhulaghat via buses or taxis that are easy to avail.
Road: Kathgodam serves as a gateway to the Kumaon Hills and thus to the commencing point of this thrilling rafting ride. State owned buses and private buses runs regularly from Delhi connecting this town to the neighbouring states and other North Indian states. Since Delhi is located nearly 300 kms from Kathgodam, the journey can be covered in a comfortable time of 6-7 hours.
Compare quotes from upto 3 travel agents for free
Cost of Activity : Starts at Rs. 18,900 per rafting for 6 days and 5 nights including meals.
Difficulty Level : Medium to challenging/III to IV Grade
Nearest Airport : Kathgodam
Nearest Railhead : Kathgodam
Nearest road city : Kathgodam
Region : Eastern Kumaon Region
₹ 3,300 onwards
₹ 899 onwards
Ask a question from the travellers who have experience.