Experience Rafting Mo Chhu River and Feel More Younger Than Your Age

Experience Rafting Mo Chhu River and Feel More Younger Than Your Age

August 21, 2018 0 By the-admin

Bhutan, also known as Last Shangri La, is known to be the Mecca for the nature lovers. It is the country tucked between China and India. Dotted by snow-capped mountains, lush green valleys, mesmerizing landscapes, serene monasteries, and holistic weather, Bhutan has everything in stock. The glittering lakes, as well as flourishing rivers, are served as the ideal hub for enjoying the adventure activities. However, there are numerous adventure sports in Bhutan which gives you goose bumps, among them River-Rafting is the most popular adventure activity in Bhutan. River-Rafters are constantly awed by the dramatic landscapes in Bhutan they float through. The Himalayan foothills are both the headwaters and a backdrop for many of Bhutanese rivers.

Firstly, we have to know what is River-Rafting:

River-Rafting means drifting down the flowing river waters in a rubber raft or kayak over turbulent waves and swirling fast-moving water using paddles.

Now, a few words on River-Rafting in Mo Chhu River:

There are two types of river in Bhutan i.e. Pho Chhu (Male River) and Mo Chhu (Female River), where the activity of river rafting is organized.  River-Rafting in Mo Chhu along the Punakha valley is the most popular ones. Raft along the Mo Chu River with 10 kilometers along with about 10 rapids of class 2.

What is the ideal season for River-Rafting in Bhutan?

March to April and November to December are the best time periods for enjoying the river-rafting in Bhutan as this time water levels are balanced and are in normal level position.

Age requirement for the River-Rafting in Bhutan:

There is no age limit for River-Rafting in Bhutan. However, it is recommended to go for River-Rafting only the age between 10yrs – 70 yrs. There are different levels of River-Rafting for the different age groups.

Cost of River rafting in Bhutan:

The price-rate of river-rafting in Bhutan during peak season is approx INR 3500 and offseason rate is approx INR 1500.

Safety tips during White Water River-Rafting-

Before embarking on the River-Rafting activity, some safety tips you should always keep in your mind:

  • The instructor knows well what to do and what not to do. So it is your responsibility to listen to your instructor and follow the instructions.
  • River rafting is the most dangerous adventure activity. The waves are very unpredictable, so it is better to hold onto your life jacket.
  • Your instructor recommended that while you are in between rocks, use your feet forward technique.
  • For a long time exposure to sun, you can face the problem of tanning or sunburn. So it will be the goo for you before starting your rafting use a good quality of sunscreen.

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Popular FAQs-

Q. What should we carry during our rafting activity tour?

A.  It is important to carry some necessary thing with you before starting your rafting trip. Here we are providing a detailed list of those things to make your hunt easy:

  • Valid identity proof
  • A handy water bottle
  • A pair of Good shoes /chappals /floaters
  • Extra cloth
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain jacket
  • Camera
  • Medicines

Q. Can non-swimmers go for River-Rafting?

A. Yes, non-swimmers can also go for River-Rafting. You just have to follow all the instructions of your instructor and you should also wear life jackets that keep you afloat even if you find yourselves in the water.

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