Adventures at Matheran Hill Station
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Matheran is a Hill Station located near Mumbai, Karjat.   It is located 800 meters above sea level in the Jambol Forest of Maharashtra.  It was found by Hugh Poynts Malet in May 1850.  It spreads over an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadri Mountains.  It is one of the best places to spend a two-day holiday if you are in Mumbai or in the vicinity of Mumbai or its suburbs.  To reach Matheran,  [...]

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Paradise Lost In Adventure

Posted on August 31, 2011 | Adventure TravelNo Comment

Sprays of water, enough excitement and dollops of adventure – Isn’t this you look out for when on an adventure spree? So it is but obvious this kind of challenging activity should be sought for as the ideal getaway and what better sport than river rafting to resort to.

Rafting is an exciting outdoor sport that is mainly done with the help of an inflatable boat. One has to navigate an entire river with the help of this boat and the roughness of the water and the unpredictable flow thrills the raft lovers. This is almost a leisure sport today and dates back to the 1970s. sometimes it could be dangerous so caution is the keyword.

River rafting

With the multi layered boat which is very durable the boat comes in different shapes and sizes and one only has to learn to know to maneuver it. In India, river rafting is a popular sport and the river rafting at River Ganges is considered one of the best. The River Ganga, the sacred Indian river, revered by all and worshipped fervently. This river provides one of the best rafting locales with its mystical nature and rapid flow. The smooth flowing river gives enough thrill and excitement to the rafters and the starting point is crucial to have perfect pleasure.

River rafting in Ganges

With Rishikesh as the ideal starting point, the long path of 36 kms to Kaudilyala is very exciting and joy unfounded. The 12 major rapids provide river rafting in Ganges a perfect score and the adventure lovers would never go back disappointed from here.

Many rafters across the world come here and the very fact that they are in the world famous River Ganges, overwhelms them. With the number of rafters overflowing, the river with its rapids needs the alert maneuvering of the rafter to have a well planned experience.

River rafting in Rishikesh

It is the rafter who should have perfect balancing methods and the powerful rapids are to be overcome with a lot of tact. It is a strange thing that after the exciting flow through rocks and forests, the River Ganga becomes exceedingly calm at Rishikesh.

River Rafting haRiver rafting equipmentss its own specific gear. A pair of goggles, outdoor gear, antiseptic cream etc is a must. Besides it is better to carry a swim wear, sandals, tennis shoes and a pair of nylon shorts and hat during the months of summer.  It is a good idea to wear clothes in layers, so that if necessary you can take it off as necessary.

A rafter should be physically fit and have mental resilience. The person should be fearless of water sports, and should carry enough bags, clothes and boxes, mosquito repellents, enough medicines, and similar medicine kits. These are some of the requisites of river rafting and it is best followed.

River Rafting involves a lot of training so it is advisable to take some training before performing, this sport.

In this way river rafting is a great adventurous activity in the River Ganges and one should not miss a chance to get this experience.

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