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Written by Shanmugam on May 20, 2020 Share on

River Rafting In Assam 2020: An adventure in the heart of Brahmaputra

Almost all the states in India retains a magical aura amongst themselves. All these states are blessed with flourishing greenery and prospering wildlife that provides a mesmerizing travel experience to the tourists from all over the country and the world as well. Especially, Northeastern states of India such as Assam is one of the most celebrated destinations for its lush green forest, mountain treks, magnificent climate, tranquil temples, well-known for tea plantation, teeming wildlife, and lots of historic sites, Assam needs no introduction. Inundating with natural charm, pictorial viewpoints, endless tea plantation fields, all blending magnificently to bless this Northeastern state with mind-blowing levels of beauty.

River rafting in Assam
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River Rafting Paradise – Assam

Verdant greenery Assam is one of the most incredible destinations among all the Seven Sister states where you can experience an unforgettable vacation that makes it a paradise in the North-Eastern part of the subcontinent. People from all over the world visit Assam for some of the most attractive activities such as the Kakochang Waterfalls, Majuli Island, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Kamakhya Temple, and the Kaziranga National Park. Whenever you think Assam or where you travel in and around Assam, the first thing which strikes you is, the One-horned rhinos & Brahmaputra River come simultaneously in our minds.

The state not only offers some of the best picturesque views and lush green forests but also famous for outdoor adventure too. In recent times, people from all over the world visit the magical land to experience thrilling and adventurous outdoor sports such as parasailing, Hand Gliding, Trekking, Mountain Climbing, and white water rafting. Out of all these activities, there is one activity which enamoured a lot of tourists, river rafting in Assam. River rafting in this mesmerizing state has become the new attraction and tourists enjoy the thrill and excitement which they get from this exciting adrenaline-pumping sport.

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Best time for River rafting in Assam

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The best time to visit Assam is during the summers and winter season of the year. April to June is when the temperature is not too hot nor not too cold, anywhere between 27°C to 31°C and it is one of the best seasons to visit Assam and experience all the outdoor sports. Summer is the best season for white water rafting in Assam because the sunset happens late and the sun stays anywhere between 8 to 10hrs during the summer season. There are several nearby activities such as Kaziranga National Park, Jatinga, Jorhat, and also the Majuli Islands, which you can include in your Assam packages.
The humidity levels are slightly higher when compared to the winter season, so carry a water bottle with you while doing outdoor sports.

you can also do all the outdoor sport during the winter season. Winter seasons are somewhere between October to march and the weather will be comforting and soothing. The temperature during winter keeps varying from 7 °C – 22 °C. You might feel warm and refreshing during the days and the evenings are cold. So you might need warm clothes to layer yourself up. The days are warm and comfortable, whereas in the evening you will feel the cool breeze blowing. One can go for numerous outdoor activities in the winter season as well including river rafting.

Visiting Assam during the monsoons is not a good idea, because Assam receives enough amount of rainfall. It is most recommended to plan your Assam trip during the summer or winter season.

Top Places for River Rafting in Assam

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River Brahmaputra, a significant river in the state of Assam. The river flows and branches out in numerous location and most of the river rafting activity is done. Check out the top places where you can enjoy river rafting in Assam this year.
1. Nameri National Park
2. Brahmaputra River
3. Kameng River

1. Nameri National Park

The Nameri National Park is not just a place where you can experience adrenaline-pumping river rafting it also hosts hundreds of species of wildlife and natural wonders. You can experience river rafting and can explore the wildlife and natural beauty of the national park. River rafting in this national park is one of the best experience which you can get in Assam. River rafting experience in this river is quite challenging and exciting as the Nameri river is turbulent with grade 3 and 4 current.

The Nameri river rafting is recommended only to experts and professionals because of its violent and forcing water current. It is a 13Km long river route and it takes 3hrs to complete. This river rafting will be a tiring yet one of the most thrilling river rafting experience in Assam.

2. Brahmaputra River

River rafting in the Tuting district in the state of Assam is an offbeat destination but it is one of the well-known places to experience river rafting in its wonderful and crystalline waters of the upper section of Brahmaputra River. The river rafting covers close to 180km of distance from this secluded Tuting to Pasighat. The rafting starts in Siang River in Tutin and course flow through the lush green rainforest and the turbulent rapids. River rafting in Tuting River guarantees the best white water rafting in Assam, as the rafting routes take you through the beautiful verdant greenery and Brahmaputra river.

3. Kameng River

Kameng River rafting is famous for its scenic routes. It takes you through the remotest sections, weaving its way between lush green forests and rocky gorges. It is 15km long course and takes more than 2hours to complete the entire course. The river features to grade 3 rapids and turbulent current. You can either opt for a 15km course or a shorter course too. Kameng river will not fail to give you the desired adventurous and adrenaline-pumping experience.

Assam is one of the most stunning locations to do river rafting in India and should be experienced with your partner and loved ones. Book your Assam vacation package through Pickyourtrail to enjoy a hassle-free vacation. 

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