Water Rafting in Rishikesh
Smooth Kayaking on the Ganga Stretch: the gentle stretch right behind Hotel Ganga Kinare starting at the Private Ghat at Hotel Ganga Kinare ; Best Season: 1st Oct – 30th June; prior notice of 12 hours required).
Don’t miss this exciting activity for some pure family fun!!Our Kayak course is designed for youngsters, women and even senior citizens to bring a complete beginner in one session of 60 minutes from a basic skill level to a low intermediate skill level (depending on the student’s skill acquisition speed). The students will get their session right behind Hotel Ganga Kinare on the gentle river stretch in an inflatable kayak and learn basic skills. If the student is showing rapid skill enhancement, he/she can even be transferred to a plastic Kayak if the instructor feels the student is ready. We will provide you with full set of kit to keep you warm and safe. If you show great skill you might even touch the other side of the river overlooking the hotel and notice some wildlife up close. Cost of the session: Only Rs. 1200 overall per lesson of 60 minutes per person and INR 600 for every 30 minute extension. Visit http://www.youtube.com/user/gangakinare1 to see video.
Brahmpuri Rafting Stretch - (Stretch: 9 km; Season: 1st September to 30th June; Recommended for kids and senior citizens Age 14 -65 years old; Departure time from Hotel: 2.00 P.M., prior notice of 12 hours required) : The stretch from Brahmpuri to Rishikesh is the easiest and the shortest one, around 9 km. It is a Grade I rafting expedition and is meant for beginners. People of age groups from 14 to 65 years can enjoy this expedition. The stretch is perfect for family and students groups. Cost of the trip: Rs 750+Taxes per person including pick up and drop back at the hotel (minimum 4 people required)
The Most Popular Rishikesh Rafting stretch (Hotel - Shivpuri - LaxmanJhula – Hotel) :- :(16km stretch,Season: 1st September to 30th June; Recommended for adults and kids above 14 years old; Departure time from Hotel: 8.30 A.M. & 2.00 P.M.; prior notice of 12 hours required) - This is grade III, III+ rafting stretch and usually takes about 2 hours on the river and has about 7 rapids including small and big. Some of the good rapids we run on this stretch are called Roller coaster (III+), Golf Course (III+), Club house (III). Rapids are safe to raft though there are some big waves and hydraulics. Cost of the trip: Rs 1000+Taxes per person including pick up and drop back at the hotel (minimum 4 people required)
The True Blue Adventure Seeker’s stretch (Hotel - Marine drive - Laxmanjhula – Hotel): - (26km stretch; Season - 1st September to 30th June; Recommended for adults and kids above 14 years old; Departure time from hotel 8.30 A.M.; prior notice of 12 hours required) – This is a grade III, III+ rafting stretch and usually takes about 2-3 hours on the river (in Dec. and Jan, it takes 3-4 hours) and has about ten rapids including small and bigger. Some of the good rapids we run on this stretch are called Three blind mice (III+), cross fire (III), Roller coaster (III+), golf Course (III+), Club house (III). Rapids are safe to raft though there are some big waves and hydraulics. We stop for some soft drinks and chips on the way. We finish our rafting trip just before LaxmanJhula and then from there it is a 15 minutes drive back to you Hotel Ganga Kinare. Cost of the trip: Rs 1300+Taxes per person including snacks, pick up and drop back (minimum 2 people required)
What to Bring:Shorts and T shirt / quick Drying Clothes, Sun Lotion, Drinking Water, Strap up Shoes, Small Camera (Optional) People with Asthmatic, Apoplectic are not adviced for rafting. If any body takes any specific personal medicine on regular basis then he/she should carry with themself and inform to the concern person.