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River Rafting in Manali

Enjoy river rafting on the ups and downs of the hilly Beas River in Manali! Manali has been the adventure land of Himachal Pradesh, where adventure activities like paragliding, camping and trekking make it a place of thrill. River rafting is one of the most favourite adventure sports in Manali. What could be better than rafting to turn a beautiful weekend into an adventure? Rafting is one such activity in Manali Beas River, which covers a distance of about 16 kilometres. There are about 5 to 6 rafting points in Manali from Old Manali to Kullu, which offer rafting thrill with rapids ranging from Grade 1 to Grade 5. If you also want to take your friends on an adventure ride, give your experience an adventurous ride and step into the world of adventure by booking river rafting in Manali now!

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About Manali Rafting

Manali River Rafting is done in Beas River, if you want to try river rafting in Manali, then, first of all, you have to reach Manali, the starting point of rafting is Pirdi in Kullu, 30 km from Manali, where there is 7 km and 14 km rafting. The 7 km rafting has about 4 to 5 rapids, and the 14 km has 4 to 5 rapids with grades 2, 3 and 4. All of these rapids are suitable for both beginners and experienced rafters.

  • Rafting Point: Pirdi, Manali, Kullu
  • Rafting Distance: 14 km
  • Duration: 1 to 1:30 hrs
  • Age Limit: 14 minimum & 60 year maximum
  • Contact Number – 7300930325

Rafting Price in Manali

Rafting Package



7 km Rafting

30 min

INR 450/ Person

14 km Rafting

1 to 1.30 hrs

INR 1200/ Person

Best time to try Rafting in Manali

The best time for rafting in Manali is summer (April to June), when the temperature is slightly higher, and the river flow is moderate. Melting snow at this time ensures a good flow of river water, providing exciting rafting conditions. Due to rain, rafting is not done in Manali during monsoon (July to September). If you want the best rafting season, you can enjoy rafting after monsoon from October to December and April to June.

The 7 km rafting from Pirdi to Bhuntar is the shortest rafting ride in Manali. In this, you will experience 3-level grades with 4 rapids.

The 14 km rafting from Pirdi to Bajura is for a more extended and intense rafting adventure. This route doubles the distance and adds to the thrill with long rapids and picturesque surroundings. In this, you will see about 7 rapids of all grades.

  • Towering mountains, lush greenery and fresh mountain air provide a picturesque backdrop for your rafting adventure.
  • Enjoy a rafting adventure in rapids ranging from Grade 1 to 5.
  • There are options for both experienced rafters and beginners.
  • Keep an eye out for the diverse flora and fauna along the river.
  • This makes for an excellent team-building activity.
  • Capture unforgettable moments while crossing the river.


  • Professional guides and safety equipment.
  • Rafting gear like a life jacket and helmet.
  • Transportation to and from the rafting starting point.
  • Information on safety guidelines and rafting techniques.


  • Personal expenses and souvenirs.
  • Food is not included in the package.
  • Additional activities not specified in the package.

Safety is our top priority:-

  • Experienced and certified rafting guides.
  • A comprehensive briefing on safety protocols before the expedition.
  • High-quality safety equipment provided.
  • Following industry-standard safety measures to ensure a safe and enjoyable rafting experience.

Booking Terms: 

You must pay 30% of the booking amount to book a journey. Upon receipt of this payment, you will receive a confirmation shortly. The balance amount should be paid on the day of arrival before commencing the journey.

Cancellation Terms:

  • Any cancellation on or before 30 days from the scheduled journey will not be deducted from the booking amount.
  • For cancellations 30 to 15 days before the scheduled journey, a cancellation fee of 50% of the booking amount will be deducted.
  • Cancellations within 7 days or less of the scheduled journey will attract a cancellation fee of 100% of the booking amount.
  • In case of a ‘No Show’ (immediate failure without prior cancellation), no refund will be issued under any circumstances.

Refund Terms: If your booking is canceled, any applicable refunds will be processed within 10 business days using the original payment method.

Confirmation Policy:

  • On successful booking, customers will receive a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours.
  • If the preferred time slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule will be arranged as per the customer’s choice, and a fresh confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
  • Customers may cancel their booking before confirmation, and a full refund will be processed.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellation 3 days before the travel date will attract a cancellation fee of 0% of the total travel cost.
  • Cancellations made 1 to 3 days before the travel date will attract a cancellation fee of 40% of the total travel cost.
  • Cancellation between 0 hours to 1 day before the travel date will attract a cancellation fee of 100% of the total travel cost.

FAQs about River Rafting Manali

The best months for river rafting in Manali are April to June and September to early October when the weather is pleasant, and the water level is suitable for a thrilling experience.

Yes, Manali offers river rafting experiences for all skill levels. You can choose from different river sections, ranging from easy and family-friendly to more challenging and adventurous rapids.

Many rafting packages in Manali do not require any prior experience. Professional guides provide safety briefings and instruction, making it accessible to beginners.

The minimum age for rafting in Manali is 14, and the maximum age is 60 years. Apart from this, we also test your physical condition so that we know whether you are ready for rafting. We do not provide rafting to unwell persons.

Wear comfortable, quick-drying clothing appropriate for water activities. Bring a swimsuit, shorts, and a T-shirt. Additionally, bring water shoes or sandals with straps.

River rafting sessions in Manali start from 8 am in the morning and continue till 5 pm. In winter this time reduces to 10 am to 4 pm. Shorter sessions last around 1-2 hours, while more extended expeditions can take up to half a day.

Yes, river rafting operators in Manali give priority to safety. They provide professional guides, high-quality safety equipment, and thorough safety briefings to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

We offer photo or video packages with our GoPro or 360-degree cameras, allowing you to purchase professional shots of your rafting adventure. This service will be halved for an additional charge of Rs 500