River Rafting in Ladakh is definitely unique and doubtlessly different from any other rafting experience in the country or across the world. This is especially true since this rafting is undertaken in the mighty River Indus. The river, from high-up, charts its course through some of the most beautiful gorges and sights making rafting through it, a most unforgettable experience.
The best time for River Rafting in Ladakh is between June and August. During this time, the Indus is on high and there are rapids of ample grade, to make your rafting, a cherishing adventure. Rafting through Indus is exceptionally fascinating. There are breathtaking views all over.
The river passes through mesmerizing Buddhist Monasteries, towering hills, imposing cliffs and expansive plains. Along with stunning sceneries, the weather is amazingly delightful and waters are cool adding a unique distinction to your adventure.
The route through Hemis-Stakna-Thiksey-Choglamsar is most popular with adventure travelers while there are other routes such as Phey-Nimo, Kharu-Spituk, Upshi-Kharu, Saspol-Khaltsy and Phey-Saspol as well. These routes are equally mesmerizing and offer similar adventures. The Indus River, after passing through captivating landscapes then enters in to the territory of Pakistan.
Rafting in Ladakh is also undertaken in Zanskar River, which is a Himalayan tributary of Indus. The river makes its way through astonishingly picturesque gorges and through the Zanskar habitations offering an incredible insight into rare Zanskari culture.
River Rafting in Ladakh is a trip of a lifetime and lets you experience great adventures and views which are rarely found anywhere else in the world.