River- rafting in manali is offered by private operators at Pirdi near Kullu where a water sports centre has been set up to provide the rafting services in manali for the tourists. Rafting in manali is available on stretches of the River Beas, where rapids of high grades can be negotiated. Rafting in kullu manali provides an exhilarating interlude fro enthusiasts. kayaking is possible at Pandoh Dam on the way to Mandi. Water rafting in Kullu manali is done on river Beas from Pirdi (4 kms ahead of Kullu town) down to Jhiri, on a stretch of approximately 14 kms. (Period Apr 15th-Jun end). The journey takes nearly one & half hour consisting of rapids from grade II & III.
Rafting in Kullu Manali begins at around 10 o' clock in the morning at Pirdi. Pirdi is 45 kms from Manali and hence, recommended starting time from Manali is 8 o'clock. This activity will require one full day.