River Rafting in Pahalgam
River Rafting in Pahalgam
River Rafting in Pahalgam
River Rafting in Pahalgam
River Rafting in Pahalgam

River Rafting in Pahalgam

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Pahalgam, Jammu and Kashmir

What will you experience


30 Mins of River Rafting


Certified Instructor


Feel the Adrenaline Rush


High Quality Safety Equipment


Thrilling Rapids Rush


Capture the Memories

About the Activity

Location Pahalgam, Jammu and Kashmir
RiverThe Lidder River, a tributary of the mighty Indus
Distance Covered8 KM
DurationHalf an Hour (approx)
Age Limit 12 years onwards
Difficulty LevelModerate

About Pahalgam:

  • A picturesque hill station located in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, Pahalgam lies 95 km from the capital city of Srinagar. This charm is buried deep in Lidder Valley, known for its stunning natural beauty.
  • With dense forests, meandering rivers, and mesmerizing hills, Pahalgam is a haven for trekkers and adventure enthusiasts. Nature's captivating beauty and a range of outdoor activities create a hidden gem in the North.

About River Rafting in Pahalgam:

  • The stretch for the white water river Rafting at Pahalgam begins at the Lamganbal Bridge and finishes at Ganeshpora. Guides ensure the safety of all rafters.
  • The Lidder River, perfect for Rafting, offers different grades of rapids and an exciting experience amidst the admirable scenery of the landscape and the valley.
  • Ride on an inflatable raft through crashing, rough waters splashing around in a watery whirlwind full of adrenaline, thrill and a rush of excitement. 
  • Canopies of vast skies, surrounding verdant, dense forests, the lush valley and the Himalayas of the North provide a strikingly sumptuous sight.
  • Adventure through rocks and meanders; imagine yourself on a voyage, paddling through stormy waters of rapids and facing the challenge of manoeuvring.
  • Celebrate your achievements together as a team as you conquer the river and emerge victorious at the end of the journey, full of joy!
  • After a day of navigation and appreciating the unique perspective of nature's beauty, reminisce about the memories and tiny moments river Rafting brings you.

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Know before you book

  • The best time for Rafting in Pahalgam is during summer, typically from May to September. 
  • Ranging from gentle to moderate, river Rafting here is suitable for both beginners and experienced rafters and the rapids are categorized as per international standards.
  • Safety is given utmost importance during Rafting in Pahalgam. Trained and experienced guides accompany the rafters, providing instructions and safety gear and ensuring adherence to safety protocols. 
  • It is essential to follow and listen attentively to the instructions provided by the guides regarding paddling techniques, safety procedures,
  • Wear lightweight, quick-drying clothing suitable for water activities. Avoid heavy cotton materials that can become uncomfortable when wet. 
  • Carry an extra set of dry clothes for after the Rafting session.
  • Rafting can be physically exerting, so it's essential to stay hydrated. Carry a water bottle and drink plenty of water before, during, and after the Rafting session.
  • Respect the environment and natural surroundings during your Rafting trip. Avoid littering and follow the principles of 'Leave No Trace'. 
  • Appreciate and enjoy the beauty of the river and its surroundings without causing any harm.
  • Remember to take the opportunity to appreciate the region's natural beauty for a lifetime experience! 

Things to Carry

  • Quick-Dry Clothing
  • Water Shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Snacks
  • Water Bottle
  • Waterproof Camera
  • River Map
  • Towel
  • UA Voucher

Frequently Asked Quetions

How long does Rafting take?

The raft covers a distance of 8 KM for a duration of half an hour.

What is the best time to river raft in Pahalgam?

The best time to raft on river Lidder is during the summer when the snow-caps melt, and the river is full and thriving.

Can I bring my children to the Rafting?

Rafting is an adventure sport suitable for kids above 12 years of age. Bring along your teens for an experience full of joy and excitement!

Is it safe for Rafting in Pahalgam?

Our trained professionals and guides ensure your safety for a thrilling ride on the river!

Can I choose between the grade of rapids and the distance I want to raft through?

Yes! According to your comfort and experience, you can raft through grades II to III and IV on River Lidder with stretches for 2.5, 5 and 8 KM of white water Rafting.

Will I be provided with the safety equipment?

All essential safety gear, including a life jacket and helmet, will be provided. You will also be informed about how to act in response to the behaviours of the river.

I am busy, I cannot make it to river Rafting. What are the cancellation charges?

 To know more about the refunds, please visit our website's Payments and Cancellation section. 

I am sick. Can I still join the Rafting adventure?

Please ensure you are fit and healthy during river Rafting since the adventure is physically demanding. Inform your guide about any medical conditions or physical limitations that could affect your ability to participate in Rafting.

How does the weather affect Rafting?

Rafting is restricted or not allowed during certain weather conditions, such as high water levels or heavy rainfall; it ensures the rafter's safety.

Will there be a transport that will take me to the Rafting location?

There will be no vehicle picking up rafters from locations, and they have to reach the Rafting point by planning their mode of transport.