White Water Rafting
Throw you into a world of thrills,
chills and spills......
Take 13,000 cubic feet per
second of water, add a few good friends and you've
got a thrilling action packed white water trip. A
wild water experience guaranteed to pull you out of
everyday existence and throw you into a world of
thrills, chills and spills.
Adventure gear list for
White water rafting trips :
2. Shorts / tights for rafting and trekking
3. Swimming trunks / Costumes
4. Sun Hat / Cap
5. Track Pant
6. Light Woolens for evenings
7. Sports shoes for trekking
8. Sport Shoes/Floaters/River Sandals with ankle
straps for Rafting.
9. Sun Glasses
10. Sun Glass / spectacle retainers / Croakees
12. Thermal underwear recommended for winter months
(December, January, February)
13. Water proof Sun Block lotion.
14. Personal First Aid Kit. (Also available in camp)
15. Personal Toiletries.
16. Camera and film.
17. Binoculars (recommended).
18. And most important: A sense of adventure.
Please bring not more than one bag per person. Do
not bring hard suitcases and carry only soft bags.
Frequently asked questions about rafting.
Q Do I need to know swimming
to go rafting?
Ans: Not necessary. life jackets, equipment and
safety briefing by our experienced crew are more
than adequate. However, should you be apprehensive
of the big rapids, our guides will have you walk
are the age and health restrictions, if any, for
Ans: There is no upper age limit for rafting as long
as you are in reasonably good health. Minimum 12
yrs. You will be required to sign a liability
release prior to the trip. Guardians must sign on
behalf of children. For children below 12 yrs we
have certain ‘kiddy’ rafting stretches, which have
Q Is rafting safe/ what can I
expect on the trip?
Ans: The rapids of Indian rivers are ideal for the
first time rafter where you can expect to get
thoroughly wet and have a lot of fun! The rapids are
thrilling yet safe. On the International Scale of I
to VI in grading rapids, the rapids you will
experience are between II and IV. (Class I being
easy and Class VI being exceedingly challenging).
Our guides are in command and will instruct you in
basic paddling technique and safety procedures. In
certain sections of mild white water you may be
encouraged to “body surf”. There is a stop for
refreshments along the way at “Diving rock” where
the more adventurous can take a plunge into the
river. For the more adventurous we have inflatable
kayaks which are stable in white water and our
guides would be happy to instruct you to try some of
the milder rapids in such kayaks.
Q What else can I do at camp
Ans: You can try your hand at kayaking, rock
climbing, rappelling, our unique ropes courses like
Burma Bridge, Flying Fox and river crossing, nature
walks and treks. The children can also try out the
Trampoline and make sand castles. Sight-seeing in
Rishikesh, famous for its ashrams and evening Aarti
ceremony. Yoga and meditation classes can also be
arranged on request at the beach camp site.
Equipment provided -
1. Buoyancy aids (life jackets)
5. Spray decks (if required)
6. Rope, harness, gloves etc. for Rock climbing and