Camping And Rafting In Rishikesh


Tour Code : Rishikesh Rafting& C

Duration : 1 Nights / 2 Days

Destination Covered : Rishikesh

Price (Starting From) : On Request


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River rafting in Rishikesh on river Ganga is one of the most popular adventure sports in India.

Rishikesh is a small city located on the right bank of the river Ganga. Now a days Rishikesh is famous for Yoga and meditation and is also the hub for adventure sports like Rafting, Trekking and Bungee Jumping. Rishikesh is also the gateway to the four Holy shrines of Hindus – Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. Every year lakhs of pilgrims come to Rishikesh for Chardham Yatra.

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Rafting on River Ganga
Rafting (or white water rafting) is an adventure sport where you use a raft to navigate a river or other fast moving water body. Like most outdoor sports, river rafting has become much safer over the years with both the quality of safety equipment as well as expertise in the sport having improved dramatically over the last couple of decades.

River rafting is a multi-crore industry in Rishikesh and is a major source of employment for locals. It began in the 1980s and now attracts a large number of domestic as well as foreign tourists. There are several campsites along the river Ganga which are used as weekend getaways by thousands of adventure tourists and those looking to escape the stress of cities. Rishikesh is considered as the river rafting capital of India.

Most of people who come for river rafting stay in beach camps. The camps give them access to activities like trekking, jungle safari, kayaking, hill climbing, rappelling, bungee-jumping and paragliding.

River Ganga (or Ganges) is one of the most revered rivers in the world and is considered as the living mother Goddess of India. Rafting in holy waters of river Ganga is both an exciting and spiritual experience. We are sure that once you experience river rafting experience in Rishikesh, you will want to keep coming back again and again.

The river Ganges in Rishikesh has turned into a hotspot for white water rafting enthusiasts as it provides an impressive experience of medium to very tough and rough rapids. All facilities for white water rafting are available in Rishikesh. Training guides are available to learn river rafting if you are new to this sport.

The rafting circuit in Rishikesh starts about 16 km upstream from the city at Shivpuri. The stretch between Shivpuri and Rishikesh is open between September to June. It passes through thick jungles and includes exciting rapids such as the ‘Roller Coaster’ and the `Golf Course’. These rapids are followed by deep, tranquil pools. This rafting stretch on Ganges passes by many riverside temples and under the Laxman Jhoola. It ends at Muni Ki Reti, Rishikesh.

River Rafting Grades in Rishikesh
Grade 1 : An easy, relaxing grade with slow moving current and no obstacles.

Grade 2 : A stretch with moderate difficulty and clear passages.

Grade 3 : This difficulty starts rising with this stretch. You will encounter irregular waves and narrow passages requiring precise manoeuvring.

Grade 4 : This is a difficult grade with thrilling rapids, faster currents and powerful waves.

Grade 5 : This is meant only for very experienced rafters. The stretch is extremely difficult with violent currents, very large waves, long rapids and narrow passages requiring precise manoeuvring. Scouting is needed in this stretch.

Grade 6 : Do not try this stretch as it is virtually impossible to rafting here.

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  • Fill up the form and receive your customized plan for river rafting in Rishikesh. We can also organize camping and trekking tours for you.

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