Rafting in Chitrey / Rangeet - White water rafting in Chitrey is the most sought after adventure for most of the tourist in this part of the region. Water adventure to explore the uniqueness of Darjeeling natural diversity. The famous Teesta and Rangeet rivers offer first class rafting and canoeing adventures. According to tourist experience and interest, guest can either glide along calm blue waters with magnificent scenery rising out of the banks, or rush through roaring white rapids. Guest will always be in the capable hands of accomplished guide employed by government authorized rafting agencies. White Water Rafting is relatively new in the banks of Teesta. River Teesta and Rangeet have turbulent currents making it a formidable challenge to even the seasoned rafter.
On the other hand there is a wide range in the intensity of the rapids making it adequate for all, the young and the aged to enjoy the spectacular sport and the scenery while leisurely floating down the river. The well trained members and quality equipment will assure guest a safe and pleasant ride. To enjoy rafting guest should spare a day during their stay in Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Tinchuley, Baramangua, Reshi Khola or any other nearby destinations.Take a one and half hour drive down to Teesta Bazar to enjoy this sport. Foreign Tourists are required to produce their passport. It is advisable to avoid this sport during monsoon or just a month after monsoon rest of the period is comparatively safe. For non Swimmers there are two options Melli to 29th Mile nearly 1 ½ Hours and Melli to Kalijhora nearly 3 hours. For swimmers there are many option but the regulated one are Tarkhola to Malli nearly 2 hours and Tarkhola to 29 Mile nearly 3 hours. Please try to have the following - A set of dry clothes, extra pair of sneakers or any other footwear, suntan / sun screen lotion and shorts.