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River Rafting in Assam

River Rafting in Assam is one of the most adventurous sports activities. Assam is home to some of the most challenging rivers in the world. The mighty Brahmaputra River, the fourth largest river globally, covers most of the state, offering memorable river rafting experiences.

River Brahmaputra’s turbulent tributaries like Manas, Jia Bhoroli, and Kapili are popular sites for rafting. The current of these rivers is so high that it is perfect for a thrilling adventure and is thus visited by river rafting enthusiasts worldwide. Over the years, Assam has made a name for itself in the arena of river rafting. There are numerous classes of rapids, including class 3, class 4, and class 5 rapids, that provide a thrilling experience while river rafting.

Many camps and tour operators in the state organize river rafting expeditions. This activity can be had anytime except the monsoons. Assam River rafting involves experiencing the river and the surrounding ecosystem and cultural life.

River rafting is combined with camping, which you can enjoy during the Assam tour. The river banks are ideal for halts. Most of the time, there will be halts where you will get to experience the natural life. Wildlife safaris add to the thrill. Manas National Park and Nameri National Park are the two popular places where river rafting is possible. Make a stopover at the sanctuary, spot Tigers, Golden Langur, Pygmy Hog, and other inhabitants found only in Assam. Other rare species of avians can also be spotted. Do not miss trying out fishing. The evenings will be complete with bonfires, cultural entertainment, and mouth-watering local delicacies.

November to May is the best time to plan river rafting in Assam. The weather is at its best and so is the water level in the rivers. Follow the safety instructors of your guide. River rafting in Assam is indeed to feature in cherished memories. You can enjoy river rafting during the Assam tour with us. We offer a wide range of Assam tour packages, which are customizable and you can modify the itinerary as per your requirements. Contact our travel experts for more information and to book a tour with us!

Names of rivers and rivers of Assam

Here are some of the rivers in Assam:

  • Brahmaputra River
  • Barak River
  • Dhansiri River
  • Manas River
  • Dihing River
  • Lohit River
  • Kopili River
  • Kameng River
  • Bhogdoi River
  • Surma River


Assam Cities