Wanna Adventures Memory You Should Try River Rafting Near Pune

Wanna Adventures Memory You Should Try River Rafting Near Pune

December 21, 2018 Off By Beatrice Curtis

Rafting is limited to higher reaches of Himalayas until a few years ago however it is now available at just under 2 hours drive from Pune. Kolad  Bhira dam releases water every day for irrigation purposes turning the otherwise placid Kundalika river into a full-blown river with rapids ranging from grade 2 to 4 on a grading level of 1 to 6, 6 being effectively unnavigable on a reliably safe basis. River rafting near Pune is possible around the year but for the monsoons.

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White Water Rafting in Vaitarna River :

Be ready for a 2-hour ride of wild rafting experience in the Vaitarna River! The river offers fascinating rapids just to give you that ‘butterflies in your tummy’ feeling as you surge through the rough waters across the rocky rapids on your raft. Vaitarna, being one of the important sources of Mumbai’s drinking water, also happens to be a good rafting zone having a good number of rapids that give rafters a spine-chilling experience. It can be a good team building activity for corporate folks as the rafting sessions happen close to Mumbai & Pune. They are so many river rafting places near by Pune as well as Mumbai.

Type of Rapid in Kundalini :

The rafting activity in kundalini river is dam control conducted over the water released into the river. First river rafting and destination place are Kundalini. But River rafting promises you with a nerve thrilling experience by taking you through different levels of grades. While here you will be facing following grade levels:

Grade II: Get ready to skate your raft through rough waters. Gather up your team and prep up with all the safety gears as while rowing through these grades you might need to work on your manoeuvring technique because the adventure is just about to get a little rough from here.

Grade III: When you enter this level, you will be welcomed by raging white water. Reinforce yourself as you are likely to meet sudden drops. Strike the small waves rising high in order to lead forward without any tumbling. While guide through these grades, make sure you have a better technique planned in mind – build up your team for a thrilling rafting experience.

What to bring?

T-Shirts, shorts and sports shoes or floaters for rafting.
A change of dry clothes and a towel.
Lightweight warm cloth if you are camping overnight.
Sun Hat / Cap
Sun Glasses
Waterproof sunblock lotion

Travel Tips
(1) Book ticket in advance as it is usually packed.
(2) Reach before the time so that you have less waiting time.
(3)  You should wear comfortable clothes and don’t carry anything with you. Don’t wear any piece of jewellery, watches, specs, etc from your body. All pockets should be empty.
(4) In the cafeteria, where your fellow mates can sit and watch you jump on the big screen.
(5) If you have a  heart condition, epilepsy, high blood pressure, diabetes, or a neurological disorder, or are pregnant, it is advised that you don’t attempt the jump.

Safety Measure

People who have certain medical conditions should not attempt do river rafting. River Rafting companies make you sign a release that includes a list of these conditions. You should get clearance from your doctor if you have blood pressure that is too low or too high, back problems, breathing issues such as asthma, circulatory diseases, heart problems or head injuries. Pregnant ladies should not allow river rafting.

The cold breeze just passed through your body, leaving me wondering about God’s creation. While rowing in the boat, singing loud in groups, shouting with excitement, plucking out wild berries, feeding on them with joy, competing with other boats, somehow you will feel that you discover something new about yourself. Just try once in your lifetime.