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
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. Itís 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.
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.
Marine Drive To Rishikesh (27 kms.Time taken: 6-8 hrs)
Best for: Children above 12 years, men and ladies up to 40.
Kudiyala To Munikireti (37 kms. Time taken: 8-10 hrs)
Best for : Children above 15 years, men and women up to 40.
Common FAQ about Rafting
How to find out the depth of the River? Should I know the
If you donít 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
Can children also enjoy rafting?
Children below 12 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.