Rishikesh is one of the most popular destinations in India for white water rafting. You can become a part of multiple camps that start from Rishikesh and go up to Kaudiyala and Shivpuri. You can even enjoy good accommodation along the white sand beaches of holy river Ganga and indulge in many adventurous activities such as white water rafting.
You can enjoy the white water rafting from the camp located in Shiv Puri on a beach. Other than rafting, you can even enjoy many adventurous activities including trekking, rock climbing, and rappelling. Apart from sports, the place offers just the perfect setting for spiritual interests and activities. It’s your chance to enjoy clean, unpolluted environment while rafting on the crystal clear waters of the Ganga. Come home to Rishikesh and enjoy hosts of other relaxing activities as well.
There are many rafting tour itineraries of Rishikesh. We have a trained team of travel professionals to guide you about various rafting packages that fall within your budget:
These rating itineraries are:
Brahmpuri To Ramjhula (11 kms.Time taken: 2.5 to 3.5 hrs)
Best for: The trip is ideal for children above 5 years, families with ladies and elder people, who know swimming.
Cost:380 per person
Shivpuri To Ram Jhula (17 kms.Time taken: 3 hrs. to 5 hrs)
Best for: Children above 10 years of age, men and women up to 40 to 45 years.
Cost:580 Per Person
Marine Drive To Rishikesh (27 kms.Time taken: 6-8 hrs)
Best for: Children above 12 years, men and ladies up to 40.
Cost:780 Per Person
Kudiyala To Munikireti (37 kms. Time taken: 8-10 hrs)
Best for : Children above 15 years, men and women up to 40.
Cost:1380 Per Person
Common FAQ about Rafting
How to find out the depth of the River? Should I know the swimming?
If you don’t fear the waters, you can try rafting. You are provided with a life jacket, which can keep you afloat in case you fall off the raft, but that rarely occurs.
Do I need to be an experienced rafter?
No, you need not possess any previous experience. You can try 'paddling', to power the raft. Every raft is controlled by a professional and an experienced river guide, who know what needs to be done.
Why do you need to run different expeditions?
While Alaknanda river expedition can be done by first timers, the Bhagirathi river expedition is for those, who have prior water experience.
What do I need to carry for a rafting trip?
You need to carry T shirts, shorts or light pants, river sandals or tennis shoes, suns cream, and sun glasses for rafting.
Can children also enjoy rafting?
Children below 06 years of age are not allowed for a complete rafting trip. Though they can enjoy certain stretches of the river, but it depends on the judgement of the river guide, and the water levels.
What to wear : Children and men can wear T-shirts and shorts along with river sandals or sports shoes. Women can wear T-shirts, shorts/jeans, or Salwar Kamiz.