White River rafting in Barapole River, Coorg

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White River rafting in Barapole River, Coorg, Coorg Overview

Barapole river is a famous white river rafting destination in Coorg. The white frothy river with speedy waters and rapids, flowing through beautiful landscapes, makes for an ideal river rafting experience. Set against the backdrop of the Western Ghats and bordering the Deccan Plateau, Coorg is a popular destination among travelers. White water rafting is organized in Upper Barapole are called Kithu-Kakkatu River which is a strong catchment area for the monsoons, thus providing a some of the most challenging stretch of rapids.

Experience the thrill of adventure as the choppy waters of the river toss you about and the wind rushes through your hair. The Barapole River surges through dense forests and offers rafting participants a breathtaking view of the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary. The rapids have some fascinating names like Morning Coffee, Grass Hopper, Ramba Samba, Wicked Witch and Big Bang.

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Pair of dry clothes, cap and sunscreen

The particpants are dropped back to the camp site after the activity concludes.

Yes, but it is advisable to ensure availability of clean drinking water in your custom package.

Carry a compact first-aid kit just for safety. Stretch before you go in for the activity, and always plan the raft distance in your package carefully. If you are travelling with older people or children, find a suitable rafting stretch for them.

The age bracket to participate in this activity is 13 to 60 years. Participants are expected to be in moderately good health and should weigh less than 110 kg. Knowledge of swimming is not mandatory. The total duration of the rapids is 3 hours and covers a distance of 3-4 km. The best time to visits are the monsoon and post-monsoon months from June to December.

  • Rail: Coorg lies at a distance of about 110 km from Mysore

  • Road: Head toÊKuttaÊor Gonikoppal, whichever is near to your base in Coorg. Take the Gonikoppal-KuttaÊroad. At T.Shettigeri, leave the main road and take the Birunani road.Drive through the Tata Tea Plantation. After youÕve crossed the bridge turn left towards the river side where the Whitewater rafting base camps are located.Drive through the Tata Tea Plantation. After youÕve crossed the bridge turn left towards the river side where the Whitewater rafting base camps are located.


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About White River rafting in Barapole River, Coorg

Cost of Activity : Rs 1000-1500/- per head

Difficulty Level : Medium-Difficult

Nearest Airport : Mysore

Nearest Railhead : Mysore

Region : Coorg

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