Expeditions India
Expeditions India

HALF DAY TRIP ON GANGA IN RISHIKESH

Rafting · Rishikesh, India
  • 3 hours
  • 4 - 8 people
  • Moderate
$18Per Person
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The trip starts at 9:00 am from our office in Rishikesh. We drive 26 km upstream (about 40 minutes) to Malakhunti (Marine Drive) to start the river trip. After a comprehensive safety briefing, we changing into our rafting gear and get on the water. We raft down 20 km on big volume Ganga whitewater (3 hours), including adrenaline pumping rapids like "Three Blind Mice", "Crossfire", "Bodysurfing", "Return to Sender", "Roller Coaster", "Golf Course" and lots more. We stop for a drink and munchies somewhere on the river, and then continue to encounter the rapids. The trip ends short of Laxman Jhula. We take out and then drive 10 minutes back to the office.
Trips run daily from Sept 15 through June 30.
Our founder and director, Anvesh Singh Thapa, has been rafting and kayaking throughout the world for the past 19 years, making him one of the most skilled and experienced river guides in India today. Anvesh has led numerous expedition-style trips, including opening the first commercial river trips on the Brahmaputra, Lohit, Kameng, and Saryu. He has also led expeditions internationally and is well-versed with the level of difficulty and excitement on rivers such as the Kaituna and Wairoa (New Zealand), Blue Nile (Ethiopia), Colorado, Green, and Salmon Rivers (USA) and the Stranda and Rundal (Norway). Anvesh is currently an instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School, and is a certified Whitewater Rescue Technician-Advance (Rescue 3 International) and a Wilderness First Responder (Wilderness Medicine Institute, USA). His passion and energy flow through every trip he guides.
  • - Transfer from our office in Rishikesh to the starting point, activities as noted in the itinerary, and rafting fee.
  • - Costs also include all arrangements in the field, including river lunch (full day trip), soft drinks and munchies (half day trip), staff and group gear.
  • - Costs include rafting equipment – life jacket, helmet, wet suit, raft guide, safety kayaker; we have unmatched top of the line self-bailing rafts and accessories used by professionals globally.
  • - Also included in the cost is expert leadership. With the country's most experienced guiding team, we assure the first-timer and even the non-swimmer a trip of a lifetime.
  • - Airfare/train/surface, expenses of personal nature (sodas, alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, laundry, etc.) insurance, etc.
  • - Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, landslides, road conditions or any other circumstances beyond our control.
Check out our website to learn more: www.expeditionsindia.com
Full refund 7 days prior to tour.
Expeditions India office, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
  • Day 1
    The trip starts at 9:00 am from our office in Rishikesh. We drive 26 km upstream (about 40 minutes) to Malakhunti (Marine Drive) to start the river trip. After a comprehensive safety briefing, we changing into our rafting gear and get on the water. We raft down 20 km on big volume Ganga whitewater (3 hours), including adrenaline pumping rapids like "Three Blind Mice", "Crossfire", "Bodysurfing", "Return to Sender", "Roller Coaster", "Golf Course" and lots more. We stop for a drink and munchies somewhere on the river, and then continue to encounter the rapids. The trip ends short of Laxman Jhula. We take out and then drive 10 minutes back to the office.
  • Half Day Trip on Ganga in Rishikesh

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$18
Per Person
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