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How To Get Into White Water River Rafting Sport

July 24, 2015 17:08 IST

River Rafting is a recreational activity or sport in which one has to navigate a river or other bodies of water on a raft. Navigating through the uncontrolled water and passing through shaky white water, a rafter who is an adventurer at heart realizes what adrenaline rush actually is!

White Water River Rafting India Destinations

Inflatable Water River Rafting Boats starts @ Rs.1299 Only

This sport is now becoming the flavour of the rainy season ever since Kolad’s Kundalika River was opened up to adventure lovers. Some famous destinations to enjoy this sport are River Ganga  in Rishikesh, Zanskar River in ladakh, Teesta River in Sikkim, Brahmaputra River and many more. 

The cost for rafting packages varies from different destination and based on number of kilometres you want to travel.

The Normal River Rafting Boat Charges

If you are true adventurous person and wish to explore more places the best solution is to buy your own rafting boats, so you don’t have to pay every time for an individual ride as well as enjoy at your own time and leisure.

River Rafting Boat Prices

Here are few choices depend on your activity: #1. From Casual Lake Crossing Adventures To Adrenaline Pumping River Running Session (Three-Person Boat).

Intex Rafters Set of 2

Buy This 3 Person  Intext Raft Set @ Just Rs.2390  - 

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These rafting boats are suitable for a group of 3 people. No expedition is too far when you have a trio in the Intex Explorer 300 Set 3 person boat. It includes two 48'' French oars with two air chambers with double valves.

#2. Have a raft race with friends/family or leisurely cruise around the pool on lazy summer days (2 person).

Epintex  Raft Set French  Oars

Buy Exclusive 2 Person Raft Set, French Oars And Mini Air Pump Set @ Just Rs.1475 

This 2-Person inflatable boat features a grab rope, oar locks and soft inflatable floor for easy cruising. Set comes complete with 48 Deluxe Aluminium Oars and a Mini Hand Pump. This is the ultimate boat to EXPLORE unknown worlds!

#3. This 2-Person Capacity Boat is perfect for a day on the lake, whether you are fishing, camping, or just cruising!

 Sea hawk Water Rafter Boat

Buy Intex Seahawk 2 Person Boat Set With 48 Inch Oars @ Rs.5499/- Only

Lightweight and compact, this inflatable boat is a snap to assemble and can be ready for water in no time. This summer take the fun of boating wherever you go!

#4. Take a leisurely trip on the water with this Intex Excursion 4 Inflatable Boat.

 Intex Set of 4 Rafting Boats

Buy Intex Excursion 4 Persons 400 Kg Raft Boat @ Rs.14990 

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This set comes ready equipped with a pair or aluminium oars and high-output air pump to inflate your boat quickly and get you on the water.

#5. The Intex Challenger K2 kayak offers two peoples a sleek, easy-paddling, and highly portable craft to explore lakes and easy rivers.

 Intex K2 Kayak

Buy Intex Challenger K2 Kayak 2-person Inflatable Kayak Set Aluminum Oars Pump @ Rs.14990/

It’s made of the company’s rugged, Super-Tough vinyl that’s puncture- and UV damage-resistant for long term durability, and the cockpit is designed to optimize comfort and space.

 

What To Pack For Safe Water River Rafting?

Also we all know that rafting is a thrilling sport and it entails a few elements of risk, therefore in order to avoid any hazards or harm it is important to keep a few things in mind while going for rafting. When you are going to an experience trip you ought to think about what all is needed for white water rafting:

  • Take extra pair of sunglasses with you.
  • Take some extra athletic shorts or bathing suit.
  • Wear Water shoes are best for footwear, for they won't block your developments any way whether you are on a watercraft or swimming.
  • Do not remove your head protector or helmets and life coat during river rafting.
 

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