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Bhagirathi & Ganga Rafting Combo

Rishikesh, sometimes nicknamed "the world capital of Yoga", has numerous yoga centers that also attract tourists. It is believed that meditation in Rishikesh brings one closer to attainment of moksha, as does a dip in the holy river that flows through it.

  • Reviews 2 Reviews
    5/5
  • Vacation Style Open Group
    • rafting-trip
    Rafting & Camping Trip
  • Activity Level Moderate to Hard
    6/10
  • Group Size Medium
    8/12
All about Rafting Combo: Bhagirathi and Ganga River Rafting Expedition

Rishikesh, sometimes nicknamed "the world capital of Yoga", has numerous yoga centers that also attract tourists. It is believed that meditation in Rishikesh brings one closer to attainment of moksha, as does a dip in the holy river that flows through it. Rishikesh is world famous for Rafting and other adventure sports. Rafting season starts from the month of Oct and ends in June. During this trip we will be doing rafting on turbulent Bhagirathi and Ganges. This trip is suitable for experienced rafter’s as-well novices; however rafters have to have love to water and basic swimming skills.

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The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
Whats included in this trek (Includes) Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis
  • Shivpuri: In camping tents on twin/triple sharing basis including all meals.
  • Vyasghat: In small trekking tents twin share AP basis.
  • AP basis: All meals included
  • Travel: Ex. Airport/Railway station by Tempo traveler.
  • Experienced guide, Safety Kayaker and kitchen staff on the trip.
  • All camping gears as; Tents, Mattress (Rubber + Air), camping chairs and folding table, Dinning tent and Toilet tents.
  • Life Jackets, Dry tops, Helmets, Paddles, Dry bags and all safety equipments.
Whats not included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • Stay and food in Rishikesh.
  • Travel from Delhi-Rishikesh-Delhi.
  • Cold drinks, Mineral water and such kind of personal liking items.
  1. Day 1 Delhi-Jolly grant-Rishikesh Camp (Drive 40km; 1hr)

    Pick up at Haridwar railway station/Jolly grant Airport. Drive to Rishikesh camp for Lunch. Afternoon detailed briefing about the rafting and safety followed by an introductory rafting run from Marine drive to Shivpuri (8km: 2hrs). Evening bone fire, Dinner and stay in tents.

  2. Day 2 Drive and Rafting on Bhagirathi (Drive 110km: 5hr; Rafting 30km: 5hrs)

    Wake up early and drive to put in point on Bhagirathi River (3hrs) breakfast on the way. Get into rafting gear, safety briefing and raft down on turbulent Bhagirathi whitewater, we will negotiate few grade 3 rapids and finally grade 4 confluences rapid. We will carry on with placid section till Vyasghat. Devprayag is known for its confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda River, where Ganges is formed. Camping on silver sandy beach.

  3. Day 3 Rafting on Ganges (Vyasghat-Shivpuri)

    Breakfast and get ready for rafting from Vyasghat to Shivpuri. This is long day starting with a placid section and great views inside the gorge. As we pass through Koudiyala River gets turbulent again with famous rapids like Denial’s dip (Class 3), The Wall (class 4) and Three Blind Mice (class 3). We will end our rafting at Shivpuri. Dinner and stay in tents.

  4. Day 4 Rafting (Shivpuri-Rishikesh) Final Departure

    A lazy morning followed by breakfast. This will be our final day of rafting on some of the most exciting rapids on River like Return to sender(class 2), Roller Coaster (class 3), Golf Course (class 3) with lots of floating rapids. We end our rafting at NIM beach. Changing and Lunch at NIM beach. Drop to Airport/Railway station

Overall Rating 5/5
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Kim Burgess & Ann Cowling, Australian National University, Australia
Reviewed on 10 April 2006
5/5

Kim Burgess & Ann Cowling, Australian National University, Australia (2006) We sincerely recommend Adventure Trips India to women alone, families as well as mixed groups. Childern are not only welcomed, but appreciated. Safe adventurous travel is their passion. Risks are not taken. The food was fantastic and more than we would eat. However we look forward to the future and bringing friends and spouses to India to enjoy trekking with Adventure Trips India.

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Ravi and Sheela Shankar,
(Principal Yoga Teachers at Yoga Nidhi, Chennai)
Reviewed on 20 September 2010
5/5

Have done treks with Adventure Trips India & Kundan, to Tapovan, Kuari Pass and Tungnath we would strongly recommend him to anyone wanting to organize a trek in the Himalayas. He has a great team and is a very good organizer. His knowledge of the areas trekked, his quiet confidence that keeps you reassured and his ability to adjust to the capacity of the group are qualities that make him the person we keep coming back to all our treks..

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