Basic Kayaking Course in Rishikesh
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
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Kayaking
3Duration
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9Max
Group Size
14+
years
Date
Seats
2019
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
15
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
15
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
15
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019
15
Sun, 23 Jun, 2019
15
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
15
Tue, 25 Jun, 2019
15
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
15
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019
15
Fri, 28 Jun, 2019
15
Sat, 29 Jun, 2019
15
Sun, 30 Jun, 2019
15
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Rs. 13,860
  • 3
  • Duration in Days
  • 9
  • Max
    Group Size
  • 14
  • +
    years
Date
Seats
2019
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
15
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
15
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
15
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019
15
Sun, 23 Jun, 2019
15
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
15
Tue, 25 Jun, 2019
15
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
15
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019
15
Fri, 28 Jun, 2019
15
Sat, 29 Jun, 2019
15
Sun, 30 Jun, 2019
15
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Kayaking
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  • Trip introduction

    Learn the basic skills and techniques of kayaking on this 3-day kayaking course in Rishikesh. Your training begins on day 1 when an experienced kayaking instructor will guide you on the proper ways of handling the kayaking equipment. By day 3, you'll be paddling on the Ganges, making your way through white-water rapids rated grade I and II. Every day, you'll six hours learning how to kayak, while enjoying the breathtaking scenery of the mighty Ganges flowing across the mountains of Uttarakhand.

    Travellers are not required to have any prior experience in kayaking before booking this kayaking course in Rishikesh. The course has been designed to suit the needs of a beginner kayaker.

    Destination

    This kayaking course takes you to the glacier-fed waters of the holy Ganges as it flows through the town of Rishikesh. As you learn the basic techniques like a wet exit or an Eskimo Roll, you'll be surrounded by sweeping views of the mountains and forests of Uttarakhand. Even as the rapids of the Ganga present an exciting adventure, spectacular views of the river twisting and turning across hills are sure to overwhelm you.

    Destination highlights

    • Learn kayaking in Rishikesh on a short 3-day itinerary.
    • Practice kayaking on the Ganges for six hours every day.
    • Learn kayaking in small groups with personalized attention.
    • Kayak over rapids rated grade I and II.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the kayaking instructor during the beginner's kayaking course in Rishikesh.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is prohibited during the kayaking sessions.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 7 days before start date of the Rishikesh kayaking course for beginners: 95% refund.

    For cancellations made 2-7 days before start date of the Rishikesh kayaking course for beginners: 45% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 2 days before start date of the Rishikesh kayaking course for beginners: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Prices displayed are per person prices based on a booking of three participants. If you're booking this course for less than three participants, a surcharge of INR 1,900 per person is applicable.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of this trip due to bad weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances to ensure maximum safety of travellers and staff. Travellers are required to bear any additional costs arising due to such a change in itinerary.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life during the beginner's kayaking course in Rishikesh.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    No pick-up for this Rishikesh kayaking course for beginners.
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    Drop off point
    No drop-off for this Rishikesh kayaking course for beginners.
    Mode of transport
    NA
    Start point
    Rishikesh
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    End point
    Rishikesh
    Time of departure
    08:00 AM
    Time of return
    04:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Nature of kayaking trip
    River kaya
    Non-swimmers allowed
    No
    Estimated kayaking time
    6 hrs
    Weight limit
    120 kgs
    Type of kayak
    Kayak capacity
    1 p
  • Day 1 of kayaking course in Rishikesh: Kayaking lesson 1

    Arrive at the tour operator's office in Tapovan, Rishikesh. Here, you'll meet your kayaking instructor and begin the day's training. Today, you'll begin with modules of theory designed to give you a basic understanding of kayaking. After the classroom session, you'll board a private vehicle and travel to a spot on the Ganges to begin practical exercises. Today, you'll start off on still water and learn about the proper ways of handling the kayaking equipment, different safety protocols to be maintained, techniques to use the paddle and ways to navigate the boat. You'll spend about six hours on the Ganges before the day's session ends by late afternoon. You can spend the rest of the day at leisure.

    Day 2 of kayaking course in Rishikesh: Kayaking lesson 2

    Arrive at the tour operator's office in Tapovan, Rishikesh. Depending on your progress, your kayaking instructor will cover a few more basic techniques in kayaking such as a wet exit and Eskimo Roll. Once again, you'll travel to a spot on the Ganges and begin practical exercises. When you're comfortable with still water, you'll graduate to practicing on sections of the river where the currents have more flow and speed. You'll spend about six hours on the Ganges before the day's session ends by later afternoon. You can spend the rest of the day at leisure.

    Day 3 of kayaking course in Rishikesh: Kayaking lesson 3

    Arrive at the tour operator's office in Tapovan, Rishikesh. Depending on your progress, your kayaking instructor will complete the theory section of your training. Once again, you'll travel to a spot on the Ganges and begin practical exercises. Today, you'll practice kayaking over rapids rated grade I and II, so you can experience your first white-water. You'll spend about six hours on the Ganges before the day's session ends by later afternoon. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Rishikesh
    End point
    Rishikesh
    Day start time
    05:30 AM
    Total Kayaking time
    6 hrs

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Rishikesh
    End point
    Rishikesh
    Day start time
    05:30 AM
    Total Kayaking time
    6 hrs

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Rishikesh
    End point
    Rishikesh
    Day start time
    05:30 AM
    Total Kayaking time
    6 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Travel arrangements between Tapovan office-Ganga River
    • Three 6-hr sessions of kayaking on the Ganges
    • All equipment required for kayaking: safety jackets, paddles, kayaks etc.
    • Services of experienced kayaking instructors and support crew
    • Fruits and snacks
    • All government permits and entry fees
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements between home city and Rishikesh
    • Any accommodation or meals during the course
    • Personal expenses like meals or beverages etc.
    • Any costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances like bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Adventure travel insurance (recommended)
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Swim-wear
    • Quick-dry apparel
    • Light shirt/t-shirts
    • Waterproof sandals and shoes
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Private vehicle for transport between the Tapovan office and Ganga River
    • All equipment required for kayaking: safety jackets, paddles, kayaks etc.
      You need to get
    • Daypack
    • Camera
    • Waterproof bag
    • ID proof
    • Towel

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit for this trip.
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