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  • Trip introduction

    Bring in the New Year 2019 at a picturesque campsite, away from the hustle on the city, on the banks of the gurgling Heul River. You'll celebrate the 31st night with a bonfire, DJ music, and scrumptious snacks. At the stroke of midnight, as you welcome the new year 2019, you'll enjoy a stunning display of fireworks and a cake-cutting event.

    The adventure continues on the first day of new year 2019 with a thrilling rafting session. You’ll be battling the churning currents of the mighty Ganges as your raft bounces about on the exciting Grade III rapids. Once you get to calmer waters, you can also do some cliff-jumping and body surfing.

    Destination

    Located on Neelkanth Road in Rishikesh, this campsite is in the midst of natural beauty, surrounded by pine forests and mountains. You’ll be staying right beside the river Heule and will be able to walk down to dip your feet in the water any time you want. Such picturesque destinations are perfect for a unique and special celebration of the new year 2019.

    You’ll sleep in a plush air-conditioned cottage with French windows, with an attached washroom with all fittings, a private sit-out, and luxurious interiors.

    Destination highlights

    Celebrate New Year 2019 at a picturesque riverside campsite amidst lush greenery. | Battle grade III+ rapids during a 3-hr Ganga rafting session. | Celebrate the New Year 2019 with a bonfire, BBQ, DJ, and fireworks. | Walk down to the Heul river and take a dip in the cool water. | Indulge in adventure activities like rock climbing, rappelling and Burma Bridge.

    Activity Details

    III

    Yes

    10

    3 hrs

    16 kms

    110 kgs

    Raft

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

    Arrive at the campsite around noon, where you'll be greeted with a non-alcoholic drink. You'll drop your luggage off in your cottage and head for a delicious lunch. Spend the afternoon participating in adventure activities like rock climbing, rappelling, Burma Bridge and more. The evening is lively, with a bonfire, crispy snacks and DJ music under a starry sky. You'll bring in the New Year 2019 with a stunning display of fireworks and a cake-cutting celebration. Overnight in cottages at Rishikesh.

    Overnight stay in Swiss tents.

    You'll be greeted with a non-alcoholic drink upon your arrival and in the afternoon, you'll savour a delicious vegetarian meal of rice, chapati, rajma, aloo jeera, matar paneer, raita, salad and pickle. In the evening, you'll get bonfire snacks, and will end the night with dinner and cake-cutting. For dinner you'll have a similar menu as lunch, with one chicken dish as well as dessert. You'll be staying in an A/C cottage on triple sharing basis, with an attached washroom, private sit-out, cosy b

    Day 1 Milestone

    Campsite

    Campsite

    05:30 AM

    Food

    Lunch | Evening snacks | Dinner

    Veg|Non-veg
    Day 2 of New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: Check-out and go rafting!
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 30 days or more before the check-in date of the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made between 15-29 days before the check-in date of the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 15 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 6 years of age are not charged. An extra bed will not be provided. Bookings for children between the ages of 6-12 years is charged at a discount of 50%. Bookings for children older than 12 years is charged at full price.

    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.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip to maximize the safety of travellers and staff. Any costs arising due to such a change in the itinerary are borne by the traveller.

    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.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation in AC cottage for 1 night on triple-sharing basis

    • In-cottage amenities: attached washroom, comfortable beds, blankets, air-conditioner
    • All vegetarian meals (served buffet style) from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 2 (with one non-veg option for dinner)
    • Bonfire, DJ music, fireworks display and cake cutting on 31st night
    • One 16 kms rafting session (Shivpuri to Laxmanjhula)
    • Cliff-jumping and body-surfing (while rafting)
    • One-way transport from Laxmanjhula to rafting start point in Shivpuri
    • All equipment required for rafting: inflatable rafts, helmet, life jacket, paddles
    • Services of experienced rafting instructor and camping crew
    • Adventure activities: rock-climbing, rappelling, Burma Bridge
    • In/out-door games: volleyball, cricket, badminton
    • All equipment required for adventure activities and in/out-door 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 Laxmanjhula (can be arranged for approximately INR 500-600 per vehicle, shared by 5-6 travellers)
    • Upgrade accommodation to twin-sharing basis (pay INR 7,000 per person)
    • Change accommodation to quad-sharing basis (pay INR 5,500 per person)
    • 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

    • 2 quick-dry T-shirt
    • 1 pair of synthetic track pants/shorts
    • Lightweight jacket
    • Comfortable floaters or shoes (preferably with an ankle hold)
    • Cotton socks
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Slippers or sandals

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Air-conditioned cottage with attached washroom, private sit-out
    • Bonfire
    • Fireworks
    • DJ music set-up
    • Rafting equipment: Life jackets/PFD, helmet, paddles
    • Unlimited snacks and cake-cutting for New Year
    • First aid kit

    You need to get

    • Backpack
    • Sunglasses
    • Cap
    • Torch with batteries
    • Camera with chargers or power banks
    • 1 ltr water bottle
    • Personal toiletries
    • Lightweight towel
    • Extra poly bags to carry wet clothes
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Dry snacks
    • ID proof
    • Sunblock and cold cream
    • UV protected sunglasses
    • Sun cap
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Tissues and wet wipes
    • Hand sanitizer

    Medical Kit

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