River Rafting in Shimla

River rafting is certainly one of the best adventure sports in the world and Shimla offers some of the most sought after rafting tours. River rafting in Shimla takes place in the rapids of the white waters of Satluj River.

Route for River Rafting in Shimla

To experience the adrenaline rush and the excitement of river rafting in Shimla, one needs to reach Chaba which is a small, exotic and outlandish village at a distance of about 45 km from Shimla. Chaba is also famous for a venerable hydropower project which is more than 100 years old and is situated on the banks of Nauti River, a tributary of Satluj River.

The 15 km river rafting stretch starts from Chaba and ends at Tattapani village which is famous for its hot sulphur springs. Though the glory of Tattapani as a tourist destination has been lost because of the submergence of sulphur springs in the Kol Dam hydropower project, it is still famous for river rafting.

Tattapani Rafting Season

Tattapani rafting season extends from October to July and witnesses huge influx of tourists from all over the globe. The monsoon season makes rafting dangerous, and, thus, has been banned by the government.

Tattapani Rafting Charges

Tattapani rafting charges are Rs. 1,500/- per person for a stretch of about 15 km accommodating a maximum of 6-7 people in a raft. A single person can book the entire raft alone for about Rs. 6,000/-. A shorter rafting route of 5 km is also available at a cost of Rs. 700/- per person. It is important to note that these are approximate Tattapani rafting charges and there is room for bargaining. It is up to each individual/group to negotiate with the owner of the raft.

The following table summarizes the important details about river rafting in Tattapani:

Distance Charges (Group of 6-7 people) Charges (Individual)
15 km Rs. 1,500/- per person Rs. 6,000/-
5 km Rs. 700/- per person Rs. 2,500/-

River rafting in Tattapani is fun-filled activity that one must go for during vacation at Shimla. The enthralling experience of dancing to the tune of the white waters of Satluj River will be memory worth remembering.

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