The hills of Uttaranchal have all the ingredients for a fun filled adventure travel. From the lush green terrain of the Uttaranchal valleys to the beautiful panoramas of the Himalayas, the region offers some of the best experiences in water rafting and motor biking in some of the regions.
White Water Rafting in Kumaon Suited only for ace rafters, the river Kali Ganga meets Jori River at Jauljivi thus making it an extremely challenging grade for rafting. Lower down among the forested slopes, the river become calmer offering the amateur a sporting challenge before flowing out into the plains of Uttar Pradesh.
Uttarakhand Mountain Biking: Kumaon it is one of the most picturesque region with giant terrace fields among the green mountains. The bicycling track is through flat valleys in the Almora district of the Kumaon Himalayas. The open valleys are scattered with little rivers, villages and small town. The Journey begins at Bageshwar an important religious centre famous for the temple of Lord Baijnath. A dense cover of Oak forests, which abounds in wild life, commonly seen is leopards, barking deer and wild boar. The places on the way of this tour are Delhi, Kathgodam, lmora, Baijnath, Bageshwar, Kausani, Someshwar, Binta, Ranikhet, Bhatrajkhan, Garjia, Kotabag, Kaladungi, Chorgalia and Kathgodam.
Before indulging in this sport, it is very important to be wary of all the gears and equipments that are required for rafting. If planning a rafting expedition then one requires carrying simple swimsuit, nylon shorts, tennis shoes or sandals, and a hat. Though the rapids are quite safe but one should always have a medicinal kit handy.
With Mountain Biking one should always ride in control and wearing a helmet is the first and foremost step. Appropriate terrain and equipment must be used while riding!!
Proper care and safety beforehand has to be maintained before one indulges in such activities so that one can enjoy.