Teesta River

One of the most priceless wonder of North East, Sikkim brings to you a plethora of adventure activities. From here you can witness scenic exquisiteness of the imposing Himalayan Ranges which instantly pump up the adrenalin. Numerous monasteries are dotted in the state due to the prominence of Buddhism here. Home to over 500 varieties of orchids, including some rare ones, it is a heaven for the nature buffs. Adventure enthusiasts visit here from all over the world as the place is known for numerous exciting sports like trekking, water rafting, etc. Teesta and Rangeet Rivers remain base for both these activities.

White water rafting is an extremely crazy sport which lets you experience the harsh water waves as you make your way forward. Here you can enjoy various grades, including:

River Teesta remains an extremely popular River Rafting location with numerous adequate stretches to gratify the adventurer inside you. This river has been ranked at Grade 4 on the international scale. Its icy waters and a series of rapids are enough to give goose bumps to even veteran rafters. Travellers are provided with all necessary equipment and are advised with dos and don’ts of rafting before they start this exciting ride.

Best Time to Enjoy Rafting
The best time for River Rafting in Sikkim is from May to November.

The major River Rafting routes in the state of Sikkim are as under:-

How to Reach
By Air: Nearest airport to Sikkim is Bagdogra Airport at a distance of 124 km.
By Rail: Main railway stations near Gangtok are New Jalpaiguri(188 Km) and Siliguri (145 Km).
By Road: Regular public and private bus services connect Sikkim with other neighbouring cities.


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