Points to consider while availing Rishikesh Rafting Packages

by On Dec 18, 2013

The white water faring along the Ganges from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh indeed behold the splattering retro tunes that can give you an experience of the lifetime. From the swashing Wall you combat with your oar to the splashing Double Trouble, the sporting voyage takes you through an experience encountering rapids ranging from grade 1 to 4. Some of the popular grades in white water river rafting in Rishikesh include Sweet Sixteen (Grade I), Cross Fire (Grade II), Roller Coaster (Grade III), Three Blind Mice (Grade III), Golf Course (Grade III) etc. So the course stands in your way major obstacles that may entice you with a challenge to confront. KUDOS! So before you smack down the tempestuous Ganga… make sure you avail for a niche Rishikesh Rafting Package that not only fetches for white water river rafting but also includes several other activities.

So, out from the box of river rafting packages in Rishikesh you may opt to pick one of the best that fits to your requirement. That may be the budget or the inclusions within the packages. Mostly travellers seek for rafting packages that include both rafting and camping. Thereafter one traveller may seek for a rafting package that includes the level he wants to raft. Moreover travellers also seek for rafting packages that fits for a particular age group. So piling up all the points under one roof let us now run down the major points to consider while availing Rishikesh Rafting Packages.


1. Safety:
A sound and safe rafting makes your white water river rafting in Rishikesh a memorable one. Always assure that the rafting package you opt hold the guidelines and policies laid down by the Uttarakhand Government for River rafting in Rishikesh. Whether you are an experienced rafter or a beginner you will be provided with a safety helmet and a life jacket. Each raft has an experienced guide and a helper who will teach you the methods how to tackle the rapids and course downstream.

2. Rafting Stretches:
White water river rafting in Rishikesh is designed in four levels. The shortest and the easiest stretch starts from Brahmpuri to Rishikesh and is perfect for any age group, whether children or aged. If your are seeking for bit of adventure for three to four hours then the stretch from Shivpuri to Rishikesh is ideal for you. The stretch holds some of the major rapids namely the Return to Sender, Roller Coaster, Golf course and Club House. This stretch fits both for experienced and beginners but it is advisable if you are with your family, children or any aged person then don’t go for this stretch. The stretch from Marine Drive to Shivpuri that hold rapids like Black money, Cross fire, three blind mice and Body surfing still makes it fit for people belonging from all age. But the stretch from Kaudiyala to Marine Drive is strictly designed for experts. Well… that’s a brief. Now, when you are availing the longest stretch, being an expert, the stretch from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh that covers a distance of 36 kms in 6-7 hours, makes your rafting experience thrilling.

3. Camping:
Camping in Rishikesh is another lifetime experience when you are going for the white water river rafting in Rishikesh. You can avail either forest camping or beach camping along with your white water river rafting. So before you pick up the camp get away always ensure that you pick up the best one that offers hospitable staffs and campsite including tents, well equipped bathrooms, dining space, bonfire space and space for volleyball and badminton. Camp location is also another factor. You have choices out from Rishikesh, Brahmpuri, Shivpuri and Marine Drive.

4. Inclusions:
The fun continues… as Rishikesh provides a wide array of adventure sports like trekking to the waterfall, Rock Climbing/Rappelling, Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh, Zip-lining, flying fox, hiking, mountain biking etc. For those seeking tranquility can think of blissful morning yoga, mesmerizing bird watching, Ganga Aarti, temple visits and much more.

5.Who you are?

Hmm… river rafting packages in Rishikesh are also designed sapiently that suits for corporate travellers who seek for a weekend break, leisure travellers who seek for a memorable holiday and adventurer who seek to hit the thrilling downstream and participate in other challenging mountain sports.

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