Holi Celebration at the Alaknanda River Rafting Camp in Rishikesh

by On Feb 24, 2014

Be this year Holi a unique one!

Lucky you! Holi this year has extended your weekend till Monday. So mark the day, 17th of March, 2014, to bring a change in your life and make a unique way to celebrate the colourful event. Bag this opportunity to Rishikesh to celebrate the colourful festival right away along the banks of the sacred Ganges. It’s less than a month now and the colours are going to spray your life with moments of intense joy. Holi this year is thus going to be colourful and thrilling, traditional and eccentric and divine and adventurous.
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The fusion of colours, religions and unity

Holi, which is the festival of colours, is one of the biggest Hindu festivals in India that is celebrated all over the nation and parts of the world where the Indians have build up their own community. Though a major Hindu festival that is associated with Lord Krishna and his adorer Radha, the day connects people belonging to every religion and even attracts the international tourists. It is played with extreme enthusiasm with colours splashing and spreading from violet, indigo, blue, green, yellow, orange, red and pink. It is just not the festival of colours but the auspicious day brings an end to one’s past sins and conflicts and greets anew bonding.

At the Alaknanda River Rafting Camp in Rishikesh
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The long weekend that is starting from the eve of 14th March, 2014… going to be one of the awaiting and enthralling Fridays in your life, just wheel your days to celebrate the colourful event at the Alaknanda River Camp in Rishikesh, which is having an eco-friendly ambiance right on the bank of the sacred river Ganga. It is located in the midst of the dense wood and is approximately 500 meters away from one of the biggest rapid on river Ganges, The Wall, on the course of white water river rafting in Rishikesh from Kaudiyala to Laxman Jhula.

Wake up at the virgin rays of the Saturday morning and drive yourself to a continuous and profound contemplation on a subject of a deep or abstruse nature overlooking the holy waters of the River Ganga under the dawning sky. ‘Yes… talking about meditation and yoga.’ Thereafter a light breakfast at the camp your time streams whirling the white water river rafting course from Marine Drive to Shivpuri, which is having three major rapids ranging from grade II to III+ within a stretch of 11 kilometers. Set your oar, life jacket, helmet and raft for the next stretch from Shivpuri to Laxman Jhula where you will be combating six major rapids ranging from grade I and II to III+.  Bring the night on fire… lighting the bon and hold your barbeque sticks to roast the pieces of chicks and slices of paneer, capsicum and onions. The calm ambiance broken by the gurgling sound of the Ganges, an elite night with your friends and family… all set for this Holi at the Alaknanda River Rafting Camp in Rishikesh.

The Sunday morning will seem to be snoring. After lunch, whatever you order the chef is ready to serve the best taste to savour, you may head for a short hike to the local villages or drive for a city tour. If your heart is still willing to go for some adventure activities the authorities of the Alaknanda Rafting Camp will organize for you activities like mountain biking, rock climbing, rappelling, fox flying and bungee jumping. The night will be once again on fire following the ritual practices of Holi.

Holi celebration at the Alaknanda River Rafting Camp in Rishikesh

The day that is going to fill your moments in colour… paint your clicks in VIBGYOR and spring your hours to intense joy. At the Alaknanda River Adventure Camp the morning leads to pooja at the banks of Ganges at Camp. Thereafter back at the camp … the buckets are filled with coloured water and scented powder packets varying with colours are ready… time starts with the traditional slogan… ‘Holi Hai’ and there you go to frame some emblazoning moments with your dear ones and other guests in the camp. Further, just at INR 1,499 raft down the Ganges from Shivpuri to NIM beach. The package also includes accommodations in luxury tents, complimentary breakfast, lunch and dinner and other activities like body surfing, volleyball and tug of war. Just grab this opportunity!

How safe it is to play Holi at the Alaknanda River Rafting Camp in Rishikesh?

The colours used for playing Holi at the camp are packaged from licensed companies. At the Alaknanda River Rafting Camp, the authorities believe in safe playing and hence they are concerned on their guests. Children are also absolutely safe even if their parents are busy playing Holi with their family and friends. Lastly, no such materials and colours are used that may cause a skin disease.

The Alaknanda River Rafting Camp wishes you and your family a happy, safe and colourful Holi!


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