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Rafting in Kullu

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Rafting in Kullu, Kullu Overview

The River Beas in Kullu, is popular for rafting of all grades of rapids, for amateurs, tourists as well as trained and professional rafters. End of April to June and September to October are the best months for rafting in Kullu. Avoid the monsoons and the winters if you want to go for Rafting here.

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Yes, but it is advisable to ensure availability of clean drinking water in your custom package. You will find a mineral water shop of Catch brand.

The best way to fully enjoy this adventurous expedition is by camping. Almost all the tour operators offer camps near Beas River. Although, make sure to make an advance booking.

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.

1) A compact first aid kit including medicines of importance. 2) Quick refreshments - energy drinks, energy bars 3) Bathing suits, shorts, river sandals, flip-flops, old sneakers 4) Waterproof camera bag, fresh batteries, waterproof lens 5) Plastic bags for carrying wet clothes

Best time to indulge in the activity in Manali is April to June. However, you may also do rafting during mid-September to mid-October. Water is quite cold during these months and only a few rafting agencies/operators provide wetsuits. Also prefer to go for the activity in groups to avoid any case of cheat.

  • Air: Kullu has its own airport situated 14 kms from Manali. Other options are Bhuntar (50 km) which is connected to Delhi and other major cities by regular flight service. Shimla (231 km) and Dharamshala (240 km) are the other alternatives.

  • Rail: If rafting is on your calendar, then travelling by train is an easy option with Jogindernagar being the nearest railways station. Regular train services connect Manali to other major cities of India. Located 166 km away, there are alternatives including Chandigarh (345 km), Ambala (358 km) and Pathankot (325 km). From here, one can hire a cab or take bus till Raison Village.

  • Road: One of the most popular options of travelling to Manali is by bus. Regular bus services, both state owned and private, plies regularly between various local cities and other neighboring states. Apart from being a cheap option, it is also the convenient option. Further you can hire a cab or a bus to reach your final destination.

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About Rafting in Kullu

Cost of Activity : Starts at Rs. 550 per rafting covering a particular distance.

Difficulty Level : Medium to challenging/ II and III Grade

Nearest Airport : Kullu

Nearest Railhead : Jogindernagar

Nearest road city : Manali

Region : Raison District

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