Duration : 5-6 hours
Pick Up Point : Hotel
Drop Point : Hotel
Vehicle Type : Private Vehicle
Minimum Guest : 02
Places Covered : Rishikesh
Tour Packages On Request
Rishikesh is a holy city also known as the Yoga city and the starting point for the Char Dham yatra. However, in recent times it is gaining in popularity as an adventure tourism destination, especially river rafting. The waters of the Ganges are quite turbulent in places and rafting on these waters can be quite exhilarating.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TRIPS
â€¢ Rafting on the most popular river for rafting in India
â€¢ Rafting through exciting Class II & III rapids including Golf Course, Roller Coaster, Clubhouse, Three Blind Mice, etc.
â€¢ Other water activities like Body Surfing, Cliff Jumping, etc.
A typical one day river rafting tour in Rishikesh would go like this: After breakfast, You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Marine Drive where the rafting stretch starts. You will be provided all rafting gear (life jacket, helmet& Paddle), safety briefing by your guides and then we raft down the Ganga River. This is grade III, III+ rafting stretch and usually takes about 2-3 hours on the river (in Dec & Jan, it takes 3-4 hrs) and has about ten rapids including small and bigger ones. Some of the good rapids we run on this stretch are called Three blind mice (III+), Cross fire (III), Roller coaster (III+), Golf Course (III+), Rapids are safe to raft though there are some big waves and hydraulics. We raft down to Rishikesh which is 26 Km and go over rapids like Three Blind Mice, Cross Fire, Body surfing, Return to Sender, Roller Coaster, Golf Course, Clubhouse and lots more. We also provide you some snacks and soft drinks on the way. It is 2-3 hours fun on the river with some good splashes and big hits. Body surfing and cliff jumping is a part of the rafting package. We end the trip near Laxman Jhula.
Around 2 PM the tour ends and you are given the option of being escorted to the drop off point/Hotel or staying on and exploring Rishikesh on your own.