Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board (UTDB) has announced the opening of white water rafting on the Bhagirathi River in Harsil Valley, near Uttarkashi.
Minister of Tourism Satpal Maharaj, while making the announcement added that both pilgrims and adventure seekers will now be able to experience the joy of river rafting on Bhagirathi River near Harsil,
Harsil is located around 30 km from the town of Uttarkashi, and is easily accessible by road. It is believed that the growth of a competitive rafting industry in Harsil Valley
To ensure the safety of all participants in river rafting activities, UTDB has implemented mandatory registration for companies.