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  • Trip introduction

    Spend a few days at a scenic campsite in the mountains of Rishikesh and celebrate New Year 2019 in a little special and a bit unique way. On the night of 31st, you'll celebrate with your fellow campers with a crackling bonfire and DJ night. You'll munch on delicious snacks and bring in the new year 2019 with a cake-cutting ceremony.

    Apart from a fun-filled evening of celebration, you'll engage in a thrilling 3-hr session of rafting over grade III rapids on the Ganges. Along the way, you'll jump into the river for body surfing, cliff jumping and swimming. A perfect way to celebrate New Year 2019, this trip is perfect for families or your gang of friends.

    Destination

    Close to the gorgeous Ganges and right next door to the Huele river, your campsite offers beautiful views of the mountains and the forests surrounding Rishikesh. The calm and peaceful night, with chilly winter breeze around the blazing bonfire, makes for one of the perfect destinations to celebrate New Year 2019.

    During your stay at the campsite, you'll spend the night in cottages with an attached washroom and comfortable bed with bed sheet, blankets and pillows.

    Destination highlights

    Celebrate New Year 2019 with a thrilling, 3-hr rafting session. | Catch stunning views of Uttarakhand's mountains. | Enjoy a New Year 2019 bash with bonfire and DJ party. | Bring in New Year 2019 with a cake-cutting ceremony.

    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 any time after 11:00 hrs. You can spend the rest of the day at leisure. Take a stroll around the campsite and relax on the banks of the Huel river. You can engage in games like tug of war, volleyball, badminton and more. In the evening, you'll gather around a bonfire and spend a peaceful and calm night as the night draws to a close, and the night sky begins twinkling with stars. Overnight in cottages at Rishikesh.

    Overnight in a cottage at Rishikesh campsite.

    Check-in time at the campsite is 11:00 hrs. You will be accommodated in cottage rooms on quad/six-sharing basis. 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: Rafting day!
    Day 3 of New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: Check-out
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 30 days before check-in date of the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: 90% refund.

    For cancellations made between 15-30 days before check-in date of the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made between 8-14 days before check-in date of the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: 25% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 8 days before check-in date of the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: 10% 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

    Check-in time is at 11:00 hrs and check-out time is at 10:00 hrs.

    Bookings for children younger than 6 years is not charged. Bookings for children between the ages of 6-10 years is charged at a discounted rate. Bookings for children older than 10 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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    • Rishikesh New Year 2019 Rafting Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation in cottage rooms for 2 nights on quad/six-sharing basis

    • In-cottage amenities: attached washroom, bed with bed sheet, blankets and pillows
    • All buffet, vegetarian meals from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 3 (with one non-veg option for dinner)
    • DJ party, bonfire with veg/non-veg snacks and cake-cutting ceremony on 31st night
    • One 16-km rafting session (Shivpuri to Laxman Jhula)
    • One-way transport from Laxman Jhula to rafting start point in Shivpuri
    • All equipment required for rafting: inflatable raft, helmet, life jacket, paddle
    • Body-surfing and cliff-jumping (while rafting)
    • Services of experienced rafting instructor and campsite staff
    • Outdoor games: volleyball, badminton, cricket, football, tug of war, nature walk
    • All equipment required for outdoor games
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel costs between your home city-the campsite

    • Travel arrangements from campsite to Laxman Jhula (can be arranged for approximately INR 500-600 per vehicle, shared by 5-6 travellers)
    • Personal expenses such as apparel, gear, additional meals and beverages etc.
    • Costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Quick-dry t-shirt/shirts and track pants/shorts
    • Sweater and thermal apparel
    • Water-proof, sports shoes
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Hard luggage such as suitcases

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Cottage for accommodation
    • In-cottage amenities: attached washroom, bed with bed sheet, blanket and pillow
    • All equipment required for rafting: inflatable raft, helmet, life jacket, paddle

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • Dry bag
    • ID proof
    • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
    • Personal toiletries
    • Insect repellent

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.