Coorg is one of the prettiest hill stations of India. It is one of the places where nature lovers, adventurists as well as solitude seekers can enjoy to the fullest. If you are looking for adventure with a bit of relaxation, add river rafting in Coorg to your wish list.
Best time: June to September
Price: Approximately 1200 Rs/person (subject to change)
1. Barapole River Rafting (South Coorg)
Once you reach Barapole, you can start your river rafting expedition. Ponya Devarakad is the base camp and you will be greeted by grade II rapids known as Morning Coffee. The gushing waters proceed to Grade III rapids called Grass Hopper, Ramba Samba Grade II, Wicked Witch Grade III that ultimately flow to Grade IV rapids Big Bang. Follow the guidelines of the instructors, wear comfortable outfits and apply sunscreen for a brilliant rafting experience.
Timings: 9 AM to 3 PM
2. Dubare River Rafting (North Coorg)
Dubare River Rafting is synonymous to rafting in River Cauvery. It has fewer rapids compared to Barapole River. Adventurists have two choices.
- Shorter rafting route : 8.5 kilometers
- Longer rafting route : 12 kilometers
You will cross dense woods while voyaging on the raft in Dubare. It is an ideal destination for first time rafters too as it mainly includes grade I and II rapids.
Elephants of Dubare Elephant Camp are an additional attraction apart from river rafting in Coorg.
Wildlife adventure and leisurely navigating through the river are the highlights of spending your vacation at Coorg. Have you booked your tickets yet?