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  • Trip introduction

    Imagine waking up to the sound of a river outside your tent on the first morning of the New Year 2019! This 3-day New Year adventure in Rishikesh offers you a fun end of the year party, a stay in cosy tents in the heart of nature, and some of the best river rafting experiences in the entire country.

    You'll bring in the New Year 2019 with a DJ night, a bonfire and tasty BBQ snacks. Apart from that, during the day, you'll try your hand at rappelling and rock-climbing, but the highlight of your adventure will remain a thrilling 3-hr rafting session from Shivpuri to Laxman Jhula in Rishikesh.

    Destination

    You'll be staying at a delightful riverside campsite for this New Year 2019 camping trip, located inside a national park. The sound of the river fills the air, lulling you to sleep at night. There are mountains all around, and the weather is pleasant, even cool in the evenings.

    Your campsite comes with comfortable tents with bedding, neat western/Indian toilets with running water, buffet meals, and electricity with power backup. Apart from your thrilling rafting session, the campsite can arrange rock climbing, rappelling, and a bonfire and barbeque in the evening.

    Destination highlights

    Bring in the New Year 2019 at a riverside campsite. | Spend the morning battling the rapids of the Ganges in a raft. | Celebrate New Year 2019 with a DJ night, bonfire, with BBQ snacks. | Try out rappelling, cliff-jumping, body-surfing, rock-climbing and more.

    Activity Details

    3 to 3+

    Yes

    7

    2 hrs

    16 kms

    No

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

    Check-in to the campsite after noon. After a short briefing, you'll settle in your tents and have lunch at the campsite. You can spend the rest of the day at leisure. Try your hand at rock climbing and rappelling or simply relax alongside the river. After a break for evening tea and cookies, you'll head out from the campsite for a sunset trek. Return back by evening to a bonfire, a welcome sight as the evening turns into a cold night. The cold mountain air gives you a great appetite, just in time for a delicious hot dinner. Overnight in tents at Rishikesh campsite.

    Overnight in tents at Rishikesh.

    Check-in time at the campsite is 12:00 hrs. You'll be accommodated in tents that are equipped with beds with blankets, bed sheets and pillows. The campsite is equipped with a common washroom with Western and Indian style flushing toilets. Today's meal package includes lunch, evening snacks and dinner. Lunch usually consists of three vegetarian preparations with chapati, rice and a sweet dish.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Camp Wildex, Rishikesh

    Camp Wildex, Rishikesh

    05:30 AM

    Food

    Lunch | Evening snacks, BBQ | Dinner

    Veg|Non veg
    Day 2 of the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: Rafting day!
    Day 3 of the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: Check-out
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 15 days or more before departure of the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made between 7-14 days before departure of the New Year 2019 Rishikesh rafting trip: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 7 days before departure of the 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 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 campsite is 12:00 hrs and check-out time at the campsite is 11:00 hrs. Early check-ins and late check-outs may be charged extra.

    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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    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
    • New Year 2018 Rishikesh Rafting Camping Uttarakhand The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation in tents for 2 nights on twin/triple/multi-sharing basis (as per group size)

    • In-tent amenities: beds with blankets, bed sheets and pillows
    • Access to common washrooms at the campsite
    • All buffet, vegetarian meals from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 3 (with one non-vegetarian option for dinner) including evening snacks
    • 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
    • Adventure activities: rock climbing, rappelling, night trekking
    • Outdoor games: cricket, volleyball, badminton
    • All equipment required for adventure activities and outdoor games
    • Trek to the river or waterfall (5-km from the campsite)
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city-the campsite

    • Travel arrangements between the campsite-rafting start point (arranged at an additional cost of INR 800-1,000, round-trip, for a tum-tum for 8-10 people)
    • 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

    • Long-sleeved and short-sleeved t-shirts and tops
    • Shorts (optional)
    • Leggings/track pants
    • Warm jacket
    • Sweater/sweatshirt
    • Extra pair of socks
    • Strap-on sandals to wear during rafting
    • Comfortable sports shoes for adventure activities
    • Not to wear - Jeans or heavy trousers, especially during rafting
    • Skirts, saris during adventure activities
    • Restrictive clothing
    • 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

    • Tents with verandahs and cots
    • All bedding like blankets, pillows, bedsheets, etc
    • All equipment required for adventure activities
    • All safety gear required for adventure activities
    • DJ set up
    • Bonfire

    You need to get

    • Insect repellent
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses
    • Cap/sun hat
    • Jacket for colder evenings
    • Shorts/leggings and tees for adventure activities
    • Long-sleeved tops and pants for evenings and night
    • Chargers
    • Book (optional)
    • Floaters or sandals to wear in the camp
    • Scarf/gloves/shawl if needed

    Medical Kit

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