White Water Rafting in India

River Rafting in Ganges, Rishikesh, India

Destination Covered:

Delhi - Rishikesh - Rudraprayag - Devprayag - Kaudiyala - Shivpuri - Rishikesh - Delhi

Duration:
09 Nights / 10 Days
Tour Category:
Day 01 - Arrival Delhi
Arrive in Delhi, the capital city of India. After completing formalities with customs and immigration, you will be received by our representative with Traditional Indian Welcome (with garlands).

Delhi is the capital of India since old times. Delhi's history dates back to the first millenium BC, when it was known as Indraprastha. The Tomar Rajputs built Lal Kot, the core of the first of Delhi's seven cities. It is the epicenter of the nation's politics, economy and culture. History is alive and throbbing in Delhi, the capital of India.

Afterwards transfer to your hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 02 - In Delhi
After breakfast you embark on your sightseeing trip of Delhi City which would include the visit to Old Delhi.

Old Delhi: An ancient walled city. Here you would see the Red Fort, the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire, Rajghat the Samadhi of our Father of Nation, Jama Masjid the largest mosque in India and Chandni Chowk the bustling and colourful market of the old city.

New Delhi: The city designed and built by the British in the 1920’s- a city of wide boulevards impressive Government Buildings, green parks and gardens. First you will visit the two monuments from the Delhi’s past Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab Minar. Then your drive takes you along the ceremonial avenue, Rajpath, past the Imposing India Gate and Parliament House.

After completing the sightseeing return back to the Hotel for Overnight.
Day 03 - Delhi – Rishikesh – Shivpuri By Road
Morning after breakfast drive to Rishikesh and check into the camps at Shivpuri located on a large sandy beach on the banks of river Ganges. Afternoon a briefing at the camp of the activities and the trip to follow. Evening campfire would be organized. Overnight at Shivpuri.
Day 04 - Shivpuri - Rudraprayag
Early morning you have the option to hike or take kayak lessons. After lunch proceed to Rudraprayag, enroute stop at Devprayag to see the confluence of the Alaknanda and the Bhagirathi which meet to form the Ganga. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 05 - Rudraprayag – Maletha Beach
Morning after breakfast get yourself ready to begin the expedition. A detailed safety briefing follows with instructions on paddling commands, rapids to be encountered etc. Expedition begins with a big Grade IV rapid, "The Holy Hole", at the confluence with the Mandakini. Rapids keep coming in quick succession.

Soak in the sun, river and scenery, staying alert to help negotiate rapids. Lunch at a waterfall and continue to make camp for the night after Srinagar. Long day on the river, covering about 36 river kms till Maletha beach. Campfire dinner and overnight at Maletha Beach.
Day 06 - Maletha Beach – Beas Ghat
Morning after breakfast raft down to Devprayag the confluence of the Alaknanda & Bhagirathi rivers. Camp at Beas Ghat, a famous fishing spot for the Mahseer also called the Ganga Gold. Overnight at Beas Ghat.
Day 07 - Beas Ghat - Kudiyala
Your day begins with few rapids. A day for swimming, body surfing, relaxing and spotting wildlife. Make 30 kms to reach camp below Kaudiyala, after running a couple of Grade IV rapids, "Daniel's Dip" and "The Wall". Overnight at camp below Kaudiyala.
Day 08 - Kudiyala - Shivpuri
Day begins with negotiating a few small rapids, followed by "Three Blind Mice", "Crossfire", and the "Body Surfing rapid". Cover 15 kms to reach Shivpuri and drive back to Silver Sands for the last night on river.
Day 09 - Shivpuri- Rishikesh – Delhi By Road
Drive down to Shivpuri after breakfast to begin the final day's run with big rapids, the "Roller Coaster" and "Golf Course" to make it an exciting end to a grand adventure. The trip ends near Rishikesh-lunch and depart for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay will be in Delhi
Day 10 - Shivpuri- Rishikesh – Delhi By Road
This morning assisted in your departure to the International airport to board the flight back home.
 
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