Rafting at Rishikesh
Programme Duration : 5 Days
The Ganga originates in the Himalayas after the confluence of six
rivers– Alaknanda meets Dhauliganga at Vishnuprayag, Nandakini at
Nandprayag, Pindar at Karnaprayag, Mandakini at Rudraprayag and
finally Bhagirathi at Devaprayag. From here onwards, the river is
known as Ganga or Ganges.
Out of the five rivers, the Bhagirathi is considered to be the
source stream originating at the Gangotri Glacier. Known as the
white water capital of India, the Ganga near Shivpuri, (14 kms. from
Rishikesh and 250 kms. from Delhi ) offers an ideal location for
white water sports.
Rafting season: 1st September- 30th June
Arrive New Delhi.
Departure to Haridwar by 2055- Jan Shatabdi Express, from New Delhi
Railway station at 15.25 Hrs. Reach Haridwar at 19.30 Hrs.
Immediately proceed to the Camp (40 kms.). Arrive campsite. Night
halt in Deluxe camp.
After breakfast, change into your rafting gear.
Once ready depart for the first day of rafting on the holy Ganga.
The drive up to Marine Drive takes approximately 20 minutes. On
arrival your instructors will check your gear and give a short
introductory briefing to prepare you for the white water run. Your
raft run, till the pull out point near Jungle camp, will take
approximately two hours during which you will negotiate small but
exciting rapids like Cash Flow, Black Money, Three Blind Mice, Camp
After lunch, enjoy the unique surroundings of the camp or play a
game of volley ball. You have the evening to relax and settle in to
your comfortable and cozy tents. Time permitting you can go for a
short jungle walk. Camp fire & sing song is followed by a buffet
sumptuous dinner. Night halt in deluxe camp.
In early morning, wake up call with hot water
is in order if you want to enjoy the clean mountain air and the
misty Ganga valley. An early morning walk will take you into some of
the last virgin forests in India. A stroll through the dense
tropical foliage amidst bird sounds and morning sun rays filtering
through the leafy trees is a gentle but strong awakening for us city
dwellers. Return to camp for a hot breakfast.
After breakfast, you will depart for your most exciting day on the
Negotiating grade 3 and grade 4 rapids like the Roller Coaster and
Golf Course provide for an unequalled and unforgettable experience.
On this day, you will have plenty of time to indulge in body
surfing, cliff jumping and sunbathing on the rafts while you gently
float down towards the pull out point at N.I.M. beach.
After lunch indulge in a series of camp activities. Enjoy a bonfire
& dinner. Night halt in deluxe camp
After an early breakfast, drive for 45 minutes
to our put in point at Kaudiyala. Thereafter negotiate some of the
most thrilling rapids on the Ganga. Finish with a grand finale to
your entire trip when you negotiate “The Wall”. The latter half of
your trip is just a scenic float through some of the most beautiful
landscape in the foothills of the Himalayas. Finish rafting at
After lunch, proceed towards Haridwar (40 kms.), arrive Haridwar and
check-in the hotel.
After an evening tea, visit Mansadevi Temple by Ropeway and also
participate in the Deep Pooja Aarti at Hari Ki Pauri on Ganga Ghat.
Night halt at Haridwar.
Departure to New Delhi by 2056- Jan Shatabdi
Express, from Haridwar at 06.22 Hrs. It reaches New Delhi Railway
station at 11.15 Hrs.
Departure to Mumbai.
The above package can be
customized according to your needs and specifications. Please
contact our office for details.