The city life keeps everyone busy and stressed and there are times when we all seek for some adventure and thrill to put the zing back in our lives. And river rafting definitely fits that idea. There are many places around Bangalore where you can go and enjoy the thrill of river rafting. We have listed just a few places within 300 kms for river rafting near Bangalore that can be easily visited during a weekend.
Bheemeshwari River Rafting
Bheemeshwari River Rafting is a great idea if you are looking for “weekend rejuvenation” or an unforgettable one-day trip. You would encounter medium rapids of Grade III in river Cauvery at Bheemeshwari. Throughout the 8 kilometers, you would be accompanied with the soothing surroundings of the valley that would linger in your mind for a long time to come.
Travel Distance : 100 kms approx
Best time: June to September
Kabini River Rafting
River rafting in Kabini is a great experience with rapids suitable for beginners. The Kabini River which flows through Wayanad is the main area for rafting. There are many places along the river where you can start you rafting trip.
Travel Distance: 210 kms approx
Best time: November to May
Kondajji River Rafting
Kondajji is a popular rafting spot near Davangere. As you are set afloat on the raft, you will have the beautiful hamlets, magnificent hills and scenic woods. Adventure does not end here. The General Thimmayya National Academy of Adventure and Department of Youth Services Sports, Government of Karnataka conducts kayaking, surfing and coracle rides too.
Travel Distance: 260 kms approx.
Best Time: November to June
Barapole, Coorg River Rafting
A lesser known place for rafting near Bangalore that is challenging and fun. It is one of the most turbulent rivers in Coorg offering grade II to grade IV rapids. You can choose your rafting stretch depending on your comfort level.The dense forests of Bramhagiri Wildlife Sanctuary all around just adds to the thrill.
Travel Distance: 265 kms approx.
Best time: June to October
If you an adventure junkie and are looking for some thrill go for rafting experience in any of these destinations near Bangalore. You are sure gonna love it!
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