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  • Trip introduction

    Travel closer to nature and bring in New Year 2019 at a riverside paradise. On the night of 31st, you'll gather around a blazing bonfire to welcome the new year 2019. You'll enjoy a crackling bonfire and an exciting DJ night. With delicious snacks and soft drinks in hand, you'll countdown the seconds to midnight and enjoy a fireworks display to celebrate the new year 2019.

    The next day, you'll start the day with a bang by rafting on the Ganges. Move your paddles and battle rapids rated III+ to mark the first day of the new year 2019.

    Destination

    Your campsite for the New Year 2019 celebration is located 16 kms upstream from India’s holiest town, Rishikesh, in a jungle by the banks of the river Hyule. A dense sal forest surrounds the scenic campsite, with misty views of Uttarakhand's mountains in the distance. The calm and peaceful breeze that blows past the trees, as you huddle around the flickering flame of the campfire, make for memorable and unique memories of the New Year 2019 celebration.

    At night, you'll sleep in Swiss tents that come equipped with an attached washroom, comfortable beds with blankets, bed sheets and pillows.

    Destination highlights

    Bring in New Year 2019 at a riverside campsite in Rishikesh. | Celebrate New Year's Eve with a DJ, bonfire, snacks and soft drinks. | Start the new year 2019 with a thrilling rafting session in the Ganges. | Spend a night in Swiss tents at a picture-perfect campsite in Rishikesh.

    Activity Details

    III-III+

    Yes

    7

    2 hrs

    16 kms

    No

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: Check-in and enjoy!

    Arrive at the campsite by noon and check-in to your Swiss tents. You'll be greeted with a non-alcoholic, welcome drink. Settle in and explore the campsite. In the evening, you'll gather around a bonfire for the New Year 2019 celebration. Enjoy the DJ night and have delicious snacks and soft drinks. Countdown to midnight, welcome the new year 2019 and enjoy a display of fireworks before retiring back into your tents. Overnight in tents at Rishikesh campsite.

    Overnight in Swiss tents at Rishikesh campsite.

    Today's meal package includes lunch and dinner only. You'll also be served a non-alcoholic welcome drink on arrival, snacks and tea in the evening. You'll be accommodated in Swiss tents at the campsite on quad-sharing basis. The tents are equipped with an attached washroom, comfortable beds with blankets, bed sheets and pillows.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Rendezvous Rafters Camp

    Rendezvous Rafters Camp

    05:30 AM

    Food

    Lunch | Evening tea and snacks | Dinner

    Veg|Non-veg|Jain
    Day 2 of New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: Celebrate New Year 2019
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 7 days or more before the check-in date of the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 7 days before the check-in date of this New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: 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.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers younger than 14 years of age are strictly not allowed to participate in rafting.

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the rafting instructor while rafting in Rishikesh.

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

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Bookings for children younger than 5 years of age are not charged. An extra bed will not be provided.

    Rafting in Rishikesh is a water-dependent activity. The tour operator will not be responsible for last minute cancellation of the rafting trip due to inadequate or unsuitable water or weather conditions.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip.
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation for 1 nights in Swiss tents on quad-sharing basis

    • In-tent amenities: attached washroom, bed with blankets, bed sheets and pillows
    • All buffet, vegetarian meals from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 2 (with one non-veg option for dinner) including morning/evening tea
    • Bonfire, DJ night, veg/non-veg snacks, soft drinks and fireworks display on 31st night
    • One 16-km rafting session (Shivpuri to Laxman Jhula)
    • Cliff-jumping and body-surfing (while rafting)
    • One-way transport from Laxman Jhula to rafting start point in Shivpuri
    • All equipment required for rafting: inflatable rafts, helmet, life jacket, paddles
    • Services of experienced rafting instructor and campsite staff
    • Outdoor games: volleyball, cricket, football, badminton
    • All equipment required for outdoor games
    • Trek to the river or waterfall (5 kms from the campsite)
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between home city and campsite

    • Travel arrangements from campsite to Laxman Jhula (can be arranged for approximately INR 600-700 per vehicle, shared by 5-6 travellers)
    • Adventure activities: Burma Bridge, Flying Fox etc. (can be paid on the spot)
    • Personal expenses like additional meals and beverages etc.
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Quick-dry clothing
    • Long-sleeved t-shirt
    • Trekking pants or leggings
    • Windproof jacket
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Lightweight strap-on floaters/ sandals
    • Sweater or jacket to keep you warm
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Trolley or heavy luggage bags
    • Heavy jeans or restrictive clothing during rafting
    • Slippers or sandals that might fall off

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Spacious Swiss triple/quad sharing tents with tiled floors, cots and attached washrooms
    • Any safety equipment required for adventure activities
    • All rafting safety gear
    • DJ music set-up
    • Bonfire

    You need to get

    • Quick-dry clothing for rafting
    • Long sleeved clothing for evenings
    • Personal toiletries
    • Waterproof sunscreen
    • Insect repellent
    • Camera (with batteries fully charged and charger)
    • Sunglasses (preferably with cord)

    Medical Kit

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