Most people are unaware of Coorg, popularly known as the ‘Scotland of India’ as an ideal destination for white water rafting. The climate in this beautiful hill station in the Southern of Karnataka in India is enjoyable and pleasant throughout the year and is a famous tourist destination blessed with abundant nature. In addition to this, it is also one of the famous places in India for adventure sports like river rafting.
River Barapole is the destination for river rafting in Coorg. Situated in the Southern part of Coorg, River Barapole cruises through dense forests and the lush green valleys and through the tea and coffee plantations in Coorg making for an adventurous rafting experience combined with natural beauty. The South-west monsoon provides with the rainfall required for the river. The fast flowing river with a steep gradient offers several exciting river rapids and is extremely fun.
Under the supervision of certified and experienced raft guides, even first timers and non-swimmers can eliminate the fear and enjoy a pleasant experience. An orientation before the rafting expedition is given and safety gear to keep the rafters protected at all times is provided. The rafts are all maintained according to strict safety guidelines.
The river Barapole finally integrates with the Arabian Sea and receives its strength from the height of the Brahmagiri range and the months of June to October during and after the monsoon is the time when you get the best water flow for white water rafting in Coorg. Varying degrees of river rapids are provided due to this flow. White water rafting in Coorg is entirely dependent upon the amount of rainfall received during that particular year. Coorg is well connected to Bangalore, Mysore, Mangalore and other parts as it’s a popular tourist destination.