Ladakh River Festival 2019
The world’s highest kayaking festival kicked off for the third time on the 24th of August 2019, with competitors arriving in the Himalayas from all across India, as well as the wider world – and with a number of international entrants from as far afield as Russia, Canada, Denmark, Nepal, and the United Kingdom. This […]
White water kayaking course
Kayaking is not a common sport among Ladakhi people, even though they spend most of their lives on the shore of Indus and Zanskar rivers, so we tried to raise the interest of local people for kayaking by organizing a free workshop for two days. The course was designed so people could get a taste […]
Wet N Wild Explorations is so much more than Rafting
When we first met Tsering Chotak, more years ago than I care to remember, he was a passionate and skilled kayaker with a dream of building his own rafting and white water company. Born in the remote upper Himalayan region of Ladakh in the far north of India, his background was subsistence farming and surviving […]
Recap of Ladakh River Festival and What’s In Store for 2019!
The Ladakh River festival is a breathtaking kayaking competition that takes place 11000ft high in the fearsome Indus river. It is the highest kayaking competition in the world. The severe height and weather conditions are just the beginning of the troubles for the kayakers. Organised by Wet and Wild Explorations, this initiative was taken up […]