One adventure sport that is rapidly gaining popularity, despite its relatively recent introduction, is rafting and kayaking. If you are into water sports check out our bhutan package tour 2016 & 2017 for rafting and kayaking.
It offers an excellent opportunity to explore Bhutan’s pristine wilderness from its clean, clear, wild and wondrous river systems.
Bhutan has six major rivers, with numerous tributaries, that flow from the mountain glaciers and all have been scouted for bhutan rafting and kayaking tour. These rivers cut through high valleys and rugged mountain terrain before flowing into the plains of India and joining the mighty Brahmaputra River.
Bhutan’s rivers were surveyed for potential waters sports in 1997 by Gerry Mofatt and Peter Knowles, two seasoned rafters and kayakers on the invitation of Bhutan’s tourism department. The experts also trained Bhutan’s first group of river guides.
Their surveys showed that Bhutan’s rivers have a sheer variety of courses that offer something for all visitors, whether novice or professional.
The country’s rugged untamed waterways will not disappoint travelers looking for daring adventures in the pure Himalayan waters. Throughout the country, the river systems have plenty of strong currents varying between slow gentle flows to raging torrents.
There are easy and slow routes for beginners and hair raising runs for the veterans. One can use Bhutan Bokar – tours travel company package as they provides with all the safety measures and tools. The best times for rafting and kayaking is in spring (March-April) and in late autumn and winter (November – December).
With safety being a key issue with these water sports, the Tourism Council of Bhutan makes sure that all Bhutanese rafting and kayaking guides are well trained, equipment used are professional and well maintained and there is a safe guide to client ratio.
All the routes have been carefully surveyed and mapped to suit varying client options.
So get in touch with us for a customized package for a Bhutan rafting and kayaking tour. You will not be disappointed!