Rising from the Eastern Cape and running along the Kwazulu-Natal's western border, the Drakensberg mountain range is the highest in South Africa standing at 3482 m/11424 ft in height. The mountains are capped by a layer of basalt of 1400 m/4593 ft thick and offers amazing flora and fauna.
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Rafting in The Big Irkut, Siberia, Oblast of Irkutsk Russia
Baikal area has the best rafting rivers, boisterous rapids, splashes of water and foaming cataracts, all waiting for you! One of the best places to raft is the entire Irkut River.
All you need is your positive energy, raft, tour team and skillful instructors that will guide you through this rafting adventure.
The pure air, the unspoiled beauty of Baikal nature and the adrenaline rush make an unbeatable combination for a unique rafting experience. Irkut River is basically a calm river, but without losing mountain character.
The entire expedition lasts 6 amazing days, full of grade 3-4 rapids adventure. The entire Irkut River, or as it is also known the Big Irkut, is a total 150 km/93.3 mi river of crystal clear, frozen in many parts water.
Dashing landscapes and rough exercise are the main characteristics of the route, which is highly recommended to all athletes, who love water sports. The good thing about rafting is that it doesn’t matter if you are experienced or not.
Rafting on Big Irkut is suitable for all levels, always with a guide. If you want to try this adventure on your own, it is suggested to have some previous experience. However, the river is unpredictable, so never try this alone.
The Big Irkut sounds scary!!! Are you ready to conquer its waters?