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  • Trip introduction

    Celebrate the New Year 2020 with this camping trip to Rishikesh that offers a perfect blend of beauty, adventure and celebration. You will get to welcome the New Year 2020 with a wild DJ party, cake cutting ceremony and bonfire. And you will begin your the new year with a thrilling 12-km rafting session on the Ganges River where you will battle Grade II and III rapids while enjoying the stunning views of the Himalayas. Between all these, you will also go rappelling and rock-climbing, and you will spend the nights in cosy Swiss tents.

    NOTE: The campsite does not offer/sell/supply any kind of alcoholic beverages but allows you to bring your own alcoholic drinks. The travellers are advised to drink responsibly.

    Destination

    Placed on a mountain ridge overlooking the holy Ganges, the campsite is located in the small village of Kaudiyala, just 40 kms outside Rishikesh. The campsite offers spectacular views of mountain slopes around the Ganges and camping in Swiss tents pitched under a twinkling night sky. The village of Kaudiyala has become a popular destination for campers looking for an off-beat stay in Rishikesh because of serene waterfront views of the Ganga River and beautiful hills painted with shades of green and brown.

    Destination highlights

    Celebrate the New Year 2020 with adventure, beauty and celebration in Rishikesh. | Go white water rafting on the Ganges River, battling Grade II and III rapids. | Try your hand at rock-climbing and rappelling.

    Activity Details

    Grade II and III

    Yes

    13

    3 hours

    12 km

    120 kg

    Inflatable rafts

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Rishikesh rafting and camping trip: Check-in and enjoy

    Today, you have to arrive at the campsite by noon where you'll be welcomed with some refreshment drinks. You will then check into your tent and freshen up before heading out for lunch. In the afternoon, you'll go on a short trek to the nearby forest.

    Upon returning, there will be bonfire and veg/non-veg snacks with some light music. After having dinner, you'll check-into your Swiss tents for the night.

    Overnight in Swiss tents at the Rishikesh campsite.

    The check-in time at the campsite is 12:00 hrs. Today's meal package includes veg/non-veg lunch and dinner, both in buffet style. There will also be evening snacks served at the campsite. Your campsite comes with all the basic amenities, attached washroom and an air cooler.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Rishikesh campsite

    Rishikesh campsite

    05:30 AM

    Food

    Lunch | Evening Snacks

    Veg|Non-veg|
    Day 2 of the Rishikesh rafting and camping trip: Celebrate the New Year 2020
    Day 3 of the Rishikesh rafting and camping trip: Go rafting on the Ganges River
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 14 days before departure of the Rishikesh rafting trip: 65% refund.

    For cancellations made 7-14 days before departure of the Rishikesh rafting trip: 40% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 7 days before departure of the Rishikesh rafting trip: No refund.

    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 are requested to drink responsibly.

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the rafting instructor or tour leader while rafting or participating in any adventure activity.

    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

    The campsite does not sell or supply alcoholic beverages but allows you to bring your own alcohol for the New Year's Eve.

    The check-in time at the campsite is 12:00 hrs while the check-out time at the campsite is 10:00 hrs. Late check-ins and check-outs will be charged an additional cost.

    While travellers younger than 14 years are welcome to stay at the campsite, only travellers older than 14 years can participate in rafting.

    All travellers will be required to sign a medical and liability waiver form before participating in any adventure activity during the rafting trip in Rishikesh.

    Please note that room service is not available at the camp.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation for 2 nights in Swiss tents on twin/triple-sharing basis with in-tent amenities like an air cooler and an attached washroom

    • Common kitchen/dining area
    • Meal package: Breakfast on Day 2 and 3, lunch on Day 1 and 2, and dinner on Day 1 and 2, along with evening tea as per the itinerary
    • Veg/non-veg evening snacks either on Day 1, and evening snacks with soda and soft drinks on Day 2
    • One 12-km session of river rafting on the Ganges River
    • All rafting equipment required: paddles, rafts, life jackets and helmets
    • Light music and bonfire on Day 1 (subject to weather conditions)
    • DJ music in the evening on Day 2
    • Cake ceremony at midnight on Day 2
    • Adventure activities: Rock climbing and rappelling
    • All equipment required for the adventure activities
    • A guided jungle/waterfall trek
    • Access to the campsite swimming pool
    • Outdoor and indoor games: Badminton, volleyball, softball, cricket, etc.
    • Services of an experienced campsite leader and support staff along with a trek guide and a rafting instructor
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Alcoholic beverages

    • Transport between your home city and the campsite
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks, etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, additional meals or beverages, etc.
    • Adventure travel or medical insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Quick-dry apparel
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Sweater and thermal apparel
    • Swimwear
    • Comfortable shirts/t-shirts and trousers/shorts
    • Two pairs of shoes/floaters
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Hard luggage such as suitcases, trolley bags

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • All equipment required for camping including Swiss tents with air cooler and attached washrooms
    • Common kitchen/dining area
    • All equipment required for rafting including rafts, paddles, life jackets and helmets
    • All equipment required for rappelling and rock-climbing
    • Basic first aid kit

    You need to get

    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • Dry bag (during rafting)
    • ID proof
    • Sunglasses (polarised, anti-glare)
    • Torch (with extra batteries)
    • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars, etc.)
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

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