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Rafting in Manali

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White water Rafting on River Beas - Manali
The magic behind  River Rafting which is also referred, as White Water Rafting is the extreme and never-ending thrills in the untamed rivers. The rivers in the upper Himalayas are among the best in the world for river rafting sports, with many staircase rapids that challenge the body and spirit of the river runner. The river cuts against the rocky banks, crash into rocks, crevices and breaking into white water rapids, foaming, swirling, and falling in a thunderous din. We experienced the Thrill and Excitement of River Rafting om Beas River in Manali on 26th May 2008 White water river rafting is done at a place “PIRDI” , about 4kms from Kullu on the river Beas,which flows out of the molten Snow/Glaciers from the Himalayas & hence the water is icy-cold even in Summer.The stretch was of 14kms in total.
We Gruop of Eight , Four of them were Youngsters put on our safety accessories - Life jacket, Helmet . Our instructo…