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  • Trip introduction

    Celebrate New Year 2019 at a peaceful campsite, by the banks of the Heul River with scenic views of green hills all around. You'll enjoy the fresh air and chilly evening here, but the highlight of this trip is your New Year 2019 celebration and rafting adventure.

    With a lively DJ night, crackling bonfire and mouth watering snacks, you'll welcome the new year 2019. After a night of fun and excitement, you'll wake up to the first day of the new year 2019 and begin the year right by battling white-water rapids during a 3-hr rafting session down the Ganges.

    Destination

    This forest campsite lies on the banks of the Heul River, a tributary of the Ganges, on Neelkanth Road in Rishikesh. You'll be surrounded by lush greenery all around, and can enjoy outdoor games like cricket and volleyball, or you can take a short hike to a cascading waterfall. At night you’ll retire to comfortable cottages with an attached bathroom and bed, clean bedsheets, comfortable mattresses, soft pillows, air cooler and warm blankets.

    Destination highlights

    Go rafting down the Ganges on the first day of the new year 2019. | Spend the night at a picturesque campsite in Rishikesh. | Enjoy a fun-filled New Year 2019 celebration with a DJ night and bonfire.

    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 at the campsite by noon where you will be greeted with a non-alcoholic, welcome drink. You’ll check-in to your cottages and head out for lunch. You can spend the rest of the day at leisure. Indulge in a game of volleyball or badminton or venture out for a scenic trek to a nearby waterfall.

    As the night draws closer, you'll gather around a blazing bonfire and enjoy a night of fun with your fellow campers. The New Year 2019 bash includes a DJ night with delicious snacks and soft drinks. Have a scrumptious dinner, ring in the new year at midnight and retire into your cottage. Overnight in a cottage at the Rishikesh campsite.

    Overnight in cottages at Rishikesh campsite.

    Today's meal package includes lunch and dinner. You'll also be welcomed with a non-alcoholic drink upon arrival at the campsite. Meals usually include dal, rice, seasonal vegetable and chicken preparations and chapatti. You'll also be served evening tea with cookies. During the New Year celebration, unlimited veg/non-veg snacks and soft drinks will be available. You'll be accommodated in an air-cooled cottage with an attached washroom.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Rishikesh campsite

    Rishikesh campsite

    05:30 AM

    Food

    Lunch | 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 any cancellations made after booking the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: no refund.

    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.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    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 cottages for 1 night on quad-sharing basis

    • In-cottage amenities: air-cooler, attached washroom, comfortable bed, mattress, blanket, pillow
    • All veg/non-veg, buffet meals from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 2 including morning/evening tea with cookies
    • Bonfire with DJ night and unlimited, veg/non-veg snacks and soft drinks 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 campsite staff
    • In/out-door games: table tennis, volleyball, badminton, carom, chess
    • All equipment required for in/out-door games
    • Guided trek to nearby waterfall (with minimum group size of 10 travellers)
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city-the campsite

    • Travel arrangements from campsite to Laxmanjhula (can be arranged for approximately INR 700-1,000 per vehicle, shared by 5-6 travellers)
    • Upgrade accommodation to triple-sharing basis (pay INR 4,000 per person)
    • Upgrade accommodation to twin-sharing basis (pay INR 4,500 per person)
    • Personal expenses like gear, apparel, extra 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

    • T-shirts/shirts and track pants/shorts
    • Windproof jacket and warm jacket
    • Waterproof sports shoes
    • Sweater and thermal inner-wear
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery and gadgets

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Cottages for accommodation
    • In-cottage amenities: air-cooler, attached washroom, comfortable bed, mattress, blanket, pillow
    • All equipment required for rafting: helmets, inflatable rafts, paddles, life jacket

    You need to get

    • Backpack
    • Sunglasses
    • Cap/hat
    • Camera
    • Personal toiletries
    • Dry snacks
    • ID proof
    • Sunscreen
    • Insect repellent
    • Towel and napkins
    • Extra poly bags to carry wet clothes
    • Tissues and wet wipes
    • Hand sanitizer

    Medical Kit

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