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Panjim, 5th July 2019: The monsoon season has arrived bringing with itself the perfect time to ride the waves of the gorgeously moody Mhadei River amidst the spectacular jungle scenery along the Mhadei wildlife sanctuary!

To provide this experience, GTDC has commenced its White Water Rafting activity for the season. There will be two rafting trips held each day with the first trip starting at 9:30 am and the second at 2:30 pm. Each trip will go on for 2.5 to 3.5 hours running 10 km each, stirring and elating you, along the breathtaking landscape!

For an enthralling experience of white water rafting, you will need to assemble at The Earthen Pot Restaurant in Valpoi from where a 25 minute drive and thereafter a 10 minute walk into the Mhadei river valley will lead you to the rafting site. Here you will be fitted with the equipment and briefed by the river guides on safety instructions to ensure that you have a safe and memorable ride. Don’t worry even if you are a beginner for the highly trained and experienced staff is there to take care of your safety.

This year too, the white river rafting experience promises to be different. For Goa Tourism has tied up with a top adventure sports video company in the country to capture your rafting experience through a personalized video, which would be shared via WhatsApp or Google Drive the same day. This comes along with a souvenir framed picture as well!

The Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister and Tourism Minister of Goa , Mr. Manohar Ajgaonkar said “I am very happy that the annual seasonal white water rafting activity, started by Goa Tourism, is underway. Rafting in River Mhadei is a truly thrilling experience and brings adventure loving tourists to Goa in large numbers. I wish this year’s edition of white water rafting the very best and urge tourists to visit Goa in the monsoons and be part of Goa’s monsoon activities, festivals, culture and heritage.”

Speaking on the river rafting trend in Goa, Mr. Dayanand Sopte, Chairman of Goa Tourism Development Corporation stated, “Goa has always been one of the best Indian destinations for relaxation offering a plethora of water sport activities. Out of the numerous ones available, navigating the rapids of the Mhadei River through our river rafting activity has been gaining immense popularity among tourists. We are confident that this year too we will get an overwhelming response for the seasonal activity,”

The trip is ideal for beginners and children above the age of 10. Secure footwear and proper clothing is mandatory.
The trip costs Rs.1890/- per person including 5% GST.
For bookings and more information, kindly contact: +91 9545305734, +91 8506865393 or visit www.goarafting.com

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