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White-Water Rafting in Kashmir

White water rafting is very popular in Kashmir, especially in Pahalgam. There are multiple stretches which you can choose according to your stamina and budget and can go for the adventure. Since this type of rafting is done in gushing river, this is popularly known as White Water Rafting.

Lidder River, Pahalgam

There are different grades of rapids which also defines the distance and the cost of the entire package.

Stretches

Distance

Tentative Cost

Varganpal to YaneerBride

2.5km

Rs 400 per person

Varganpal to Ganeshpora

5km

Rs 800 per person

Langabal to Ganeshpora

8km

Rs 1200 per person

Sonamarg (Sindh River)

3.5km

Rs 400 per person

Sonamarg (Sindh River)

7km

Rs 800 per person

Sonamarg (Sindh River)

24km

Rs 3500 per person

However, if you are planning water sports in Kashmir, you need to visit the state between April and September. Here are other things which should be kept in mind while planning rafting adventure here-

  • Always book your trip with government registered tour operator
  • Check all safety gears with your tour operators
  • There should be two raft professionals on each boat
  • Wear comfortable apparels- avoid sarees, dhoti
  • Children below 12 years of age aren’t allowed.

Keep yourself safe and enjoy the best rafting of India.