This place is is known for its hot water springs. Tattapani is located at a distance of 51 kilometers from Shimla. The place is at an elevation of 655 meters above sea level.
Hot sulphur Springs
Tattapani is an ideal locale for enjoyment and recreation. The springs are found on the banks of river Sutlej covering an area of one square kilometer. People from all over the country visit the place to take a dip into the sulphur water of the spring. A dip into the water of the spring provides relief to the people suffering from joint pains, fatigue or any type of skin disease and hence has got a great medicinal quality. This natural sulphur spring is pure and has curative powers of various kinds. The temperature of the water keeps fluctuating depending on the water level of the river.
White river rafting in the Sutlej
The powerhouse at Chabba which is 18 kms from Naldehra provides a starting point for the 11 km river rafting stretch to Tattapani.
Peak season is during April to June
Grade II rapids are between Chabba and Tattapani, a 14 km course. It takes about one to one-and-a-half hour to cover the distance.
Grade IV rapids are between Pandowa to Tattapani, which is a 36 km course. It takes about three and half hours to cover the distance. A minimum of four persons are required for a rafting trip.
The following are required for river rafting. The same are available on rent at various shops around rafting sites or from the Himachal Tourism (HPTDC) offices
Apart from this you need to carry some personal belongings like sunscreen lotion, first aid kit, and shoes.
You can take up course on river rafting offered by HPTDC and private operators. It is very easy to learn this sport.
Tattapani is also famous for trout fishing. The season begins from 31st march-31st Oct. Fishing fees are nominal.
4 kms from Tattapani is a recently discovered Shiva Gufa which has created a lot of anxiety among local populace and researchers.
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