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  • Trip introduction

    Celebrate New Year 2019 with a thrilling, action-packed rafting adventure in Rishikesh. In the high mountains of Uttarakhand, you'll gather around a crackling bonfire on the night of 31st and celebrate the new year 2019 with a DJ night and delicious BBQ snacks. At night, you'll stay in comfortable Swiss tents pitched just a short walk away from the river.

    The next day, you'll hop into inflatable rafts with paddles in hand and go rafting for a 3-hr stretch the Ganges. You'll ride the grade III rapids of the river for a fitting end to your new year 2019 celebrations.

    Destination

    Far from the city lights of Rishikesh, your campsite is located near Kaudiyala. Placed just across the road from the pristine waters of the sacred Ganges, your campsite is perfect to ensure a holiday steeped in the delights of pine-forested mountains. Towering peaks painted green and brown rise up above the campsite for exquisite views of nature.

    You'll stay in Swiss tents that come with an attached washroom, comfortable bed and blankets along a cupboard and table.

    Destination highlights

    Celebrate New Year 2019 in the hills of Rishikesh. | Stay in Swiss tents pitched just across the road from the Ganges.| Catch gorgeous views of rolling mountain hills near Rishikesh.

    Activity Details

    III and III+

    Yes

    10

    3 hrs

    16 kms

    120 kgs

    Inflatable Raft

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

    Arrive and check-in to the campsite by 12:00 hrs. You can spend the rest of the day at leisure. Take a walk along the campsite to explore the area, or head out to Rishikesh to explore the city. In the evening, you'll gather to celebrate the new year 2019 with a DJ night and bonfire with delicious BBQ snacks. Under the star-studded night sky, with the cool winter breeze of the mountains, enjoy the night with your fellow campers. At night, after the celebration, you'll drift into sleep in your comfortable Swiss tents. Overnight in Swiss tents at Rishikesh campsite.

    Overnight in Swiss tents at Rishikesh campsite.

    Check-in time at the campsite in 12:00 hrs. You'll be accommodated in Swiss tents on twin-sharing basis. The tents are equipped with attached washroom, bed with linens and pillows, cupboard and table. Today's meal package includes lunch, evening snacks and dinner.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Rishikesh campsite

    Rishikesh campsite

    05:30 AM

    Food

    Lunch | Evening snacks | Dinner

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

    If you cancel the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip more than 3 days before the check-in date: 80% refund.

    If you cancel the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip 3-2 days before the check-in date: 50% refund.

    If you cancel the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip less than 2 days before the check-in date: 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 adhere to 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

    Check-in time at the Rishikesh campsite is at 12:00 hrs, while the check-out time is 09:00 hrs. A delay in check-out will incur additional costs.

    Travellers are requested to note that no room service is provided at the campsite.

    Bookings for children younger than 5 years are charged at a 65% discounted rate. Bookings for children aged between 5-10 years are charged at a 50% discounted rate. Bookings for children older than 10 years are charged at full price.

    Accommodation and meals for drivers/staff can be provided at an additional cost, only upon prior intimation and subject to availability.

    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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    • Camping Rafting New Year 2019 Rishikesh Rafting Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Rafting New Year 2019 Rishikesh Rafting Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Rafting New Year 2019 Rishikesh Rafting Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Rafting New Year 2019 Rishikesh Rafting Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Rafting New Year 2019 Rishikesh Rafting Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Rafting New Year 2019 Rishikesh Rafting Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Rafting New Year 2019 Rishikesh Rafting Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Rafting New Year 2019 Rishikesh Rafting Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Rafting New Year 2019 Rishikesh Rafting Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Rafting New Year 2019 Rishikesh Rafting Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation in Swiss tents for 1 night on twin-sharing basis

    • In-tent amenities: attached washroom, bed with linens and pillows, pedestal fan, cupboard
    • All buffet, vegetarian meals from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 2
    • Bonfire, veg/non-veg BBQ snacks and DJ night 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, paddle
    • Services of experienced rafting instructors and campsite staff
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city-the campsite

    • Travel arrangements from the campsite to rafting start point
    • Personal expenses like apparel, gear, additional meals and beverages etc.
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Sports shoes
    • Wind/water-proof jacket
    • Sweater
    • Full-sleeved t-shirts
    • Socks, gloves and monkey cap
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Swiss tents for accommodation
    • In-tent amenities: attached washroom, bed with linens and pillows, pedestal fan, cupboard
    • All equipment required for rafting: inflatable rafts, paddle, life jacket, helmet

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • ID proof
    • Cap/hat
    • Dry snacks
    • Insect repellent
    • Water bottle
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

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