Adding another feather in the hat of Uttarakhand, river rafting in Sharda River in Purnagiri Shaktipeeth started off on Friday, October 23, 2015. Initiated by an adventure company called Life is Adventure, this adventure sport event was inaugurated by MLA Himesh Kharakwal.
As per the report, adventure pioneers Life is Adventure are also facilitating activities like camping and trekking in this region. Enjoying the first rafting expedition on Sharda River, MLA Kharkwal said this initiative will give the tourism of Uttarakhand a new direction. According to Moni Arora aka Moni Baba, Director, Life is Adventure, gradually the facility of other adventure activities shall also be provided in the region.
Purnagiri is located about 21kms away from Tanakpur in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. The place is famed for its shrine, which is reckoned to be amongst the 108 Shaktipeethas of Goddess Durga. The Shakti Peetha holds the prime position among Malikagiri, Kalikagiri, and Himlagiri Peethas.
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