White water rafting in Ladakh
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White water rafting in Ladakh
White Water Rafting is an exciting water sport in which a raft is inflated and used to navigate on a river. This sport is adventurous and risky which can give an adrenaline rush throughout the activity. There are various destinations in India which offers White Water Rafting. Ladakh is one of the most popular rafting spots in India. Adventure seekers flock to Ladakh to enjoy this attractive river rafting in Leh Ladakh. White Water Rafting in Ladakh provides an astounding view of snow clad mountain peaks, serene monasteries, hillside pleasant villages. Rafting in Ladakh happens from one day to a week expedition.
There are various levels of difficulty in river rafting ranging from Class 1 to Class 6 depending upon the fitness and expertise of the participating individuals. Class 1 involves small rough area where basic skill is enough, while class 2 involves rough water with rocks, where some skillful navigation is required. Good rafting experience is required in Class 3, which involves small waves. Class 4 involves medium waves; hence the individual should be full expert in rafting in this level. Large waves with large sharp rocks will be encountered in Class 5 so the participant should be fully qualified rafter to handle the pressure. Class 6 is more dangerous involving huge waves with huge rocks, so navigation will be next to impossible. Rafting in Class 6 may result in serious injury or even death. Hence, full knowledge and expertise in rafting is required still safety is a big question in this level.
River rafting in Ladakh is offered in two spectacular rivers namely, Indus River and Zanskar River. The Indus River, also known as the ‘Singhe Khababs’, which means out of lion’s mouth, rises from Tibet and flows through Ladakh to Pakistan. It travels from North West to South East direction to join Shayok and Suru and forms a miraculous beauty with historical richness. The best season to do rafting in Indus River is between June and August since, the water level increases at this period to give an exciting rafting experience. Rafting in Indus River is quieter and easier when compared to Zanskar. Indus River has grades from one to five rapids depending upon the speed of the river.
Zanskar River, also known as Tsarap flows through the Zanskar valley which is located at 12,000 feet above sea level. Zanskar River flows into the northern side of Indus River which originates from plateau of Sarchu at the border of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir. It flows through the mountains of western Himalayas and then it goes past the capital at Padum. Further, it joins the Stod River to finally reach the Pensi La pass on the road from Kargil to Padum. This river has rapids till grade 5. Rafting in Zanskar river lets us enjoy the thrilling experience amidst the beautiful hills and giant mountains. Include an experienced rafting individual in your adventurous rafting activity for guidance.
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Mehta's 5 days trip to LadakhNo doubt received excellent service from traveltriange as well Kailash expedition. We were there family's traveled through TT and Kailash. Leh Ladakh memorable 5 days 4 nights trip. Cab drivers were very humble and given us on time service. Hotel in lah and nubra valley both are very good hotels Specially hotel stone hage was superb at nubra valley Very good location and services. Thanks both the team TT and Kailash expedition specially mr stanzin to arrange perfect holiday for us.
Suresh's 4 days trip to LadakhWe had a fabulous experience in Leh despite the high altitude sickness and unexpected extreme cold temperature. Notable thanks to the hotel staffs especially at Chalung Hotel as the staffs we’re courteous and helpful. The real hero of the trip was our driver Mr Rizgin who took extra care of us and he knew exactly how to handle the altitude sickness we were under. Nonetheless, we didn’t have quite a good experience with the travel agency Kailash Expedition as we had some payment issue with them. Our International mobile lines did not work even on roaming. This has somewhat crippled us from making any online payment using credit card and it was too large sum of cash to carry with us (INR30k). ATM withdrawal seemed like a practical choice but our visa debit card was disabled since we hit the withdrawal limit trice (who knew their single withdrawal limit was INR10k). The travel agency did not have their own credit card terminal and we even requested them if we could pay online as soon as we arrive Delhi where our mobile line will work and we can receive the OTP to make credit card payment but they rejected our humble request. Instead we were forced to pay the balance amount using a credit card terminal which belongs to another shop and they charged us an exorbitant INR2250 as extra charge for using the credit card.
Jagdish's 9 days trip to LadakhIt was a wonderful experience with Lazy Yatra. Yugal is very much co-operative, cool , calm person. he responded all the times as and when needed. the entire tour planned by him was comfortable, relaxed. Even my mother aged 69 had no problem with tour even night stay at Pangong. food quality was awesome. few issues were there but sorted out, (actually happens when you travel a place like Ladakh in month of October) It was my first trip with Travel triangle. ready for more. Last, the Cab Driver Tashi was also very co operative during the entire tour.
Souvik's 7 days trip to LadakhTrip was very nicely planned by Kailash Expeditions. Driver was bery co operative and good. Hotels were also very good
Abir's 6 days trip to LadakhWe had a memorable trip to Ladakh. All was planned and arranged perfectly. Our driver Ali was very polite and punctual with good driving. Thanks to Henna and Zahid from Sareer Travels and thanks to Niharika from Travel Triangle.
Ekta's 6 days trip to LadakhWe are very impressed with the services provided by "Leh Ladakh Journey". The entire trip was perfectly planned. Amazing experience. From the beginning, the travel agents were very engaged. Thanks to Bhawana for arranging hassle-free trip. We are very impressed with the details provided by her with each request and very prompt. She was always available on call or Whatsapp for any queries we had. Thanks for coordinating with all the documents & payments. Also thanks to Sushant for guiding us with all the safety tips and health tips. Sushant made a visit to hotel to ensure about our safety and how the trip went and he made sure that we get best hospitality. He resolved all our queries. Everything was on time and well organized. All the accommodations were good except for the accommodation on last day at "Nezer Holiday Inn" in Leh as the staff in hotel were not co-operative, otherwise the hotel was good. Also the meal's provided in all the accommodations were excellent. Specially food prepared by Riyaaz. Our driver, "Thinlis" was excellent, knowledgeable, very safety-conscious, pleasant and he always reaches before time. We will recommend "Leh Ladakh Journey" to our friends and family. We will also be taking another in the future.. Thank you for a wonderful journey!! Keep up the good work!!
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Atul's 6 days trip to LadakhWe had a well planned trip and had no worries about any thing during the trip which made it a relaxed and enjoyable one. The ride through the mountains and the calmness and serene atmosphere in the valleys. The view of the Pangong lake was breathtaking.
Suvajeet's 10 days trip to LadakhWith my package I was expecting much comforting and pleasant experience but the food and accommodations were not at all up to the mark. There were so many good hotels and cottages available in each place but not sure why the arrangements were not been made in those hotels. Really disappointed with the whole arrangement apart from Transportation.
Nehabirje's 7 days trip to LadakhThe package offered was little costly. We had great time at kangsing hotel in ladakh. Great hospitality provided by them. Camps at pangong and nubra were ok. Food was not good in pangong camp. We were not aware that lights are their at nubra and pangong camp from evening 6 pm to 11 pm only. This our travel agent should have informed us before only. We were only told connectivity will not be their and no tv. At pangong every thing was self service we found it difficult as it was snow fall their. To take water, or even ask something we have to get out of the room in snow late night and ask them to provide food, water etc. There were no phones service also at both camp. Only stay and that too night you have to spend without light. Our last two days hotel was at leh the second hotel provided was on as there was no phone service on rooms that too hotel was in leh. We use to call him on mobile for any services. Rest their hospitality was good. Food was good. Best time was to see khardungla pass , changla pass and pangong lake blue water. The driver was very good and knowledgeable. Cooperative. Our trip gone well during travelling. Rest all are aware lehnladakh is awesome place to visit. We enjoyed our journey alot.
Krishna's 8 days trip to LadakhNubra’s sand dunes view resort was pathetic.. Just Driver namgyal was best
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There are several tour operators in Leh that provide rafting packages to travellers on the thunderous rapids of Indus and Zanskar Rivers.
Thrillseekers can ride on rapids from Class 1 to Class 4.
The time taken for acclimatization differs from person to person. Usually oen must rest for one whole day even if you are feeling ok. Avoid alcohol for a minimum of 3 days, and increase your intake of water. The biggest cause of Acute Mountain Sickness is dehydration.
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