Rafting is often known as a sport wherein different sections or phase has to be covered ranging from extreme to difficult. This adventure sport requires coordination and a lot of teamwork without which the boat can sail totally in a different direction. There are certain sections in the river which are extremely difficult and some can easily be covered but at last, it requires a whole lot of stamina and teamwork. There are certain classes of rafting such as Class 1 which are small rough areas and very basic than comes Class 2 with some rough water and some rocks which requires you to paddle ending with Class 6 where you encounter with some rapids, white water, and huge rocks. You may enjoy the sport in many parts of the world. Rafting and Trekking In Rishikesh
Colorado River, USA – This is often termed as one of the best whitewater rafting destinations on the world. Rafting is incomplete without at least mentioning about Colorado River in the USA. This waterway stretches for more than 278 miles and passes through the iconic Grand Canyon. One can enjoy the rapids and truly get the experience of rafting but you need quite a lot of weeks to enjoy it fully.
Zambezi River, Zimbabwe – Although Zimbabwe is well known for its wildlife and natural beauty a few of us would know that the Zambezi River in the African continent is one of the best whitewater rafting destinations. The River starts just below the Victoria falls at 360 foot and offers Class IV and V rapids. The total of 26 rapids in 25 km of stretch is amongst the most thrilling whitewater experiences. You might as well spot hippos and crocodiles along the river while you sweep your paddle.
Magpie River, Canada – Canada is known as home to several whitewater rafting spots but the Magpie River in eastern Quebec province can just be termed as the best. A float-plane takes you to Magpie-Lake followed by 5 to 7-day descent of the river itself. While traveling you pass through the remote pine forest which is virtually untouched by man and finally you come across the Class V rapids which test you mentally and physically.
Chilko River, Canada – This River in British Columbia is well known for its persistent and never-ending twine of Class IV rapids. This is fast and furious with no mercy at all. You simply can’t fight with the river as it never gives up and you barely get time to soak yourself in the scenery because the gushing rapids never allow you to.
Rishikesh, India – Rishikesh which is well known as the Yoga Capital of the World is also famous for its whitewater rafting in the holy river of Ganges. You will surely get a never-ending thrill while tackling with the Class IV rapids here and taking some unintentional holy bath in the river which will energize you every time you feel tired.