River Beas gets crowded with rafting enthusiasts
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With colourful rafts making beeline on white waters of river Beas, the adventure of rafting in
cold waters is attracting thousands of tourists every day to Kullu.

Tourists have thronged Babeli and Pirdi, the river rafting points of Kullu, to enjoy
taste the fun of this thrilling game. Over 150 local youths are providing
rafting services to tourists and all of them are busy. A long dry spell and
pleasant sunny days have provided an opportunity for both tourists and service
providers to cash the moment.
River Rafting in Beas river in Kullu
Owner of Evergreen Adventure, Thakur Chand, said that
hundreds of tourists are landing at Babeli to enjoy the rafting. “Most of our
customers are students from various states who are on their educational tours to Manali. Also,
number of couples is increasing gradually,” he said.
The water level in river Beas has decreased and
tourists of all age groups are enjoying rafting without any fear. A sudden rise
in number of adventure enthusiasts have cheered the local youths. “Beas is
crowded with rafts after three months. All the registered rafts are doing brisk
business,” Biru, another raft owner said.
Though high peaks have little snow but skiing slopes
of Rohtang have no snow for skiing. Adventure loving tourists are heading to
Manali for paragliding and river rafting.

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