India Blooms News Service 02 Jul 2013, 04:13 am
The river rafting facility will be available from July to October subject to availability of rapids and adequate water currents, and suitable weather conditions.
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.
Nilesh Cabral, Chairman of Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC), said, “All Goans and tourists should participate and experience this wonderful water sport. We invite you to take half a day out from the beaches and go on a journey down the Mhadei River and witness the pristine beauty of the Western Ghats.”
White water rafting activities are carried out 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 Sonal village in Sattari taluka covering a distance of approx ten 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 while on Friday, weekends and public holidays the tickets will cost Rs 1700 per head inclusive of taxes.
GTDC has enabled online booking for river rafting.
Guests will have to visit http://bookings.goa-tourism.com. For cash payment one can visit any of the GTDC Residencies in Goa.
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