White Water Rafting in Darjeeling on Teesta

  • Duration1 Day
  • DestinationIndia
  • Difficulty LevelModerate

About Trip

Enjoy a beautiful and unbeatable rafting down the picturesque River Teesta.  It is the ultimate summer outdoor activity. Starting point of White Water Rafting is from 7th mile that continues till Labarbote which takes about 30 minutes to 1 hour depending o the speed of the river. During the rafting session you will experience  an unrivalled way to appreciate the natural scenery, wildlife and exotic plants of the hills.
The river Teesta originates from Tso Lhamo Lake in North Sikkim at an altitude of over 5330 metres and its tributary Rangit which originates from a glacier of Mount Kabru.  Both the Teesta and Rangit rivers meet at a confluence that is called Triveni.  Many visitors flock to see the confluence which is a magnificent sight.You will have a funfilled journey with an experienced guide. The safety equipments you will get are helmet, life jacket, a pair of oars and a raft. And after safety instructions, the rafting starts.

What You Can Expect : 

Go rafting on this power trip to blast through the biggest waves and rapids on the Teesta Riverwhich begins  at 7th Mile and ends  in Labarbote. This popular day trip is half an hour to 1 hour of rafting fun and excitement. You are provided with rafting gear. The River combines cold rapids with the warm climate. A day power rafting down the Teesta river will likely be a highlight of your summer!

We Ashmita Trek and Tours offer a fun-filled rafting with camping facility. For those who want to do an exhilarated adventure should contact us. We offer 1 night and 2 Days rafting and camping Trip. Camping options vary depending on need and location and the rafting trip that you choose. Combining camping with white water rafting in Darjeeling is a special way to spend your vacation or group outing.  and we also offer one day trip rafting start from Darjeeling - Darjeeling which we start at 8 am and retrun back to Darjeeling by 4pm so Stay outdoor  at an exotic  jungle and let you get a real taste of being out in the wild.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
  • Paddle for ½ an hour to 1 hour past spectacular jungle scenery along the Teesta River.
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide.
  • Perfect for all ages and skill levels.
  • Family friendly.
  • All necessary equipments.

Itinerary

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After breakfast at your hotel in Darjeeling you will be picked up from your hotel by our representative to escort you to Teesta River point. You will have a journey of about 2 hours in a car from Darjeeling to Teesta Bazaar. and after your finish the rafting trip we will droop back to Darjeeling by 3-4pm.

  • 2 hour
  • 90 m - 300 ft
  • Rafting
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What's Included

  • Professional, highly trained and certified rafting guides
  • Professional safety kayakers
  • Gear raft support
  • helmets, paddle jackets, wetsuits & paddles
  • Camping & camping equipment if you plan to overnight rafting
  • Round trip private bus transportation from/to Darjeeling
  • River permits
  • Industry standard first aid kits
  • Photo and 5 minite movie of your trip
  • Insurance (required)        
  • Footwear        
  • Items of your personal nature (including swimwear, towel, toiletries etc)        
  • Tips for guides and driver

Useful Information

Other Practical Information

  • Minimum age is 16. and Mix 60 Some exceptions apply. Please inquire with information of younger teens for special consideration.
  • Participants must be water confident and able to swim.

Suggested packing list for overnight Camping 

  • Shorts / ½ pants
  • Tshirt
  • Sport sandals or comfortable shoes that can get wet and will stay on your feet
  • Polypropylene / quick dry long shirts
  • Swimwear
  • Comfortable Track long pants
  • Warm fleece
  • Jacket (waterproof shell)
  • Travel towel
  • Socks (just one or two pairs not essential, but evenings can get cold) if you planing for overnight Camping
  • Shoes (not essential – do not bring big trekking boots)
  • Pyjamas (something comfortable to sleep in)
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat (in cold months)
  • Personal toiletries
  • Sunscreen / sunscreen lip protection
  • Sunglasses (if you must wear prescription glasses during activity bring a strap)
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Water bottle (please bring a reusable water bottle to help avoid purchasing disposable plastic)
  • Head lamp / flash light
  • Personal first aid kit (add extra contact lenses if appropriate)
  • Sleeping bag (if you do not have one – we will provide a complimentary rental)
  • A little cash for treats, tips and the occasional chance for photographs