River rafting in Mhadei begins again

GOANEWS DESK, PANAJI | 01 July 2013 16:03 IST

Goa’s white water river rafting would begin this month, till October, in river Mhadei (also known as Mandovi) in the forest belt.

The river rafting facility will be available, but depending upon availability of rapids and adequate water currents as well as suitable weather conditions, the press communiqué by Goa Tourism Development Corporation.

There will be two trips beginning at 10.30 am and 2.30 pm every day.

The program is open to both adults and children above ten years.

White water rafting activities in Goa are carried out since last year, in accordance with the internationally accepted norms. 

The instructors are highly trained and operations run with a ‘safety first’ policy.


Each passenger will be provided with safety equipments like life jackets, paddles following the instruction sessions from experts.

The river rafting will commence from Ustem village and will end at Sonall village, in Sattari taluka, covering a distance of approx 10 kilometers in 90 minutes.

Guests will have to report 30 minutes before departure for safety briefing and other procedures.

This facility is being launched with a limited period introductory offer of Rs. 1400 per head from Monday to Thursday.

However ticket price on Friday, weekends and public holidays is Rs 1700 per head inclusive of taxes.

For more details, you may either email at [email protected] or book online by visitinghttp://bit.ly/17NPIcS.

All details are also available on: www.goa-tourism.com.

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