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Best Rivers for Rafting



Adventure junkies always seek something to feed their hunger for thrill and excitement and if you love to travel whilst exploring new challenges across the world, you must have tried your hand in one of the most exquisite and adventurous sport of all time the white-water river rafting. An accomplished sport that has been followed by thousands of travelers with different levels of difficulties and adventures, rafting has been becoming a popular activity that has been making people to explore the world to find the bigger challenges and enjoy the splashing rapids and white-water steams that give you the throttle and challenge to maneuver your way through the large rocks standing in the middle of deep waters and test your expertise to face the fear and move on. So, if you find rafting a sport for you and you wish to try the metal in you, then you should consider to have a first-hand experience at the following rapids that are proven the best rivers for rafting:


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  1. Zambezi River, Zimbabwe

One of the most popular and exquisite rafting spot in the world, ideally famous for its grade V rapids with exquisite surroundings of Bakota Gorge, Zambezi River is one of the highly visited and desired river for rafting purpose. Often stated as “Gnashing Jaws of Death”, Zambezi River is one of the closest major water bodies to the Victoria Falls. With its exquisite and dramatic rapids that covers a total stretch of over 24 kilometers, Zambezi River have become an eye of attraction these day to not just enjoy the tranquilizing gaze of grizzly bears, crocodiles and many more African faunas, but also a thrilling place with death-defying adventure.

  1. Colorado River, Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon is often visited by hikers who tend to enjoy the fabulous giant rocks standing in an unusual symmetry, but those who like to take the levels of adventures to a new height have found Grand Canyons quite a delightful place. With the banks of Colorado River stretching through the Grand Canyon, river rafting lovers have found their new love in this place that offers the thrill seekers a range of rapids of grade IV and V level. Although, if you are a newbie in the world of river rafting and seek something less scarier, then you too take flights to Arizona and enjoy a splendid time, getting delighted by the superlative array of spellbinding and adventurous rafting points.

  1. Futaleufu River, Chile

Located on the slope connecting the foothills of Andes of Patagonia, the spectacular and adventurous Futaleufu River has been among the most exciting and splendid places in the entire region, ideal for an adventurous river rafting experience. The lakes here are made out of melting glaciers and have been giving the rafters a dazzling delight with its grade V rapids. Board your flights to Chile to have a first-hand experience of some of the most dangerous yet adventurous rapids of all time in the South America whilst enjoying the myriad levels of danger and expertise stretched for miles to give you an experience of lifetime. A perfect place for some camping, adventurous holidays and more, Futaleufu River has been a great spot for beginning rafters as well as pros.

  1. North Johnson River, Australia

Located less than a couple of hours drive south from the Cairns City, the thriving North Johnston River is one of the most popular and superlative rafting places in the Oceania region, giving tourists a charming delight of exploring the floras, faunas and tranquilizing landscapes of the Queensland whilst offering a thrilling chance of riding on grade IV and V rapids with their rafts. The volcanic gorges and Palmerston National Park together makes this part of the Australia a complete package of adventure, natural serenity, laid-back experiences and much more. Also, reaching here is itself a splendid experience as you can take a helicopter ride to reach down to the starting point of rapids and have an aerial view of the dense ancient rainforests of Queensland.

  1. Kali Gandaki River, Nepal

Kali Gandaki is one of the biggest adventure hubs of the South Asian region, ideally renowned for its splendid range of waterfalls, mountains, rugged passages, thriving landscapes and tranquilizing temples, but above them all, the gushing rapids that comes directly from the snow-capped mountains of Himalayan Mountain Range. Take flights to Nepal with an itinerary designed to dedicate an special three-day trip which will take you through the splendid array of natural bliss as well as spiritual experiences with a destination that carries grade IV rapids diving straight to one of the deepest regions of the world. So, if you like an adventurous experience of rafting with some peaceful experiences and expedition through myriad natural landscapes, Kali Gandaki is the place right for you.

Although, there are an abundant number of rivers that are capable to feed you the adventure you need, but if you insist on finding the best experiences with loads of adventures, thrilling moments and high-levels of risk, then you should probably consider visiting the places above for a captivating and thriving adventure experience of your life. No matter where you plan on going next, but wherever you go, don’t forget to consider the services of Travelation that offers the mind-blowing range of worldwide flight deals to make your voyage much more enjoyable, seamless and affordable.



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