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  • Trip introduction

    This 26 kms rafting stretch gives you the best rafting experience in a delightful half-day plan. You'll raft from the famous Marine Drive beach to NIM beach, for 3-4 hours of thrilling adventure. Rafting on the Ganges is one of the best adventure experiences that India has to offer. In this itinerary, you'll encounter Grade III and III+ rapids like Three Blind Mice, Roller Coaster, Golf Course, and Jail No Bail.

    At the end, your team stops in calm waters so you can enjoy a snack, take a dip in the clear green Ganges, and indulge in a spot of cliff-jumping, if you're adventurous enough!

    This trip includes soft drinks and snacks. Dry bags are provided on each raft for your valuables. IMPORTANT: A minimum of 6 travellers is required to confirm this booking.

    Destination

    The green waters of the Ganges provide one of the best rafting experiences in India. The seething water offers thrilling action, with big splashes and Grade III and III+ rapids, and lots of excitement. There are also calmer sections that give you time to rest your aching arms and admire the beautiful views around. At the end, you'll stop for snacks at a scenic spot with cliffs to jump off from, and a chance to swim in the tranquil water.

    Destination highlights

    Go for 4 hours of rafting action on the Ganges | Tackle multiple Grade IV rapids | Cliff jump into the river | Swim and body-surf in the pristine waters of the Ganges

    Activity Details

    III and III plus

    Yes

    14

    3

    4 hrs in a day

    26 kms

    100 kgs

    NRS and JandP and Kayak Dagger Nomad or Mamba

    Trip details
  • Half a day of rafting on the Ganges

    Participants will gather at the supplier’s office in Rishikesh, and drive for about 45 minutes to reach the start point for rafting at Marine Drive. After the initial preparations, there will a small briefing session about rowing, and safety. For the next four hours you will be battling thrilling rapids such as Three Blind Mice, Roller Coaster, Jail No Bail, and many more. By about 13:00 hrs, you will reach a calmer section of the river where your team stops to enjoy delicious Indian snacks, followed by swimming, cliff jumping and body surfing. You'll end the trip at Laxman Jhula, and then head to the waiting vehicles to be driven back to the drop-off point. Trip ends here.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Marine Drive

    Laxman Jhula

    05:30 AM

    Food

    Veg
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  • Cancellation policy

    In case of cancellation, the following charges apply:

    Cancelling 30 days or more before departure: No charge

    Cancelling 16-30 days before departure: 25% of total trip cost

    Cancelling 07-15 days before departure: 50% of total trip cost

    Cancelling less than 07 days before departure: 100% of total trip cost

    Rules on trip

    Please avoid drinking alcohol of any kind at least 6 hours prior to departure. The operator reserves the right to refuse to run the trip for intoxicated groups/members, without refund.

    Do ensure that you reach on time for the briefing. You will not be entitled to a refund if you arrive late for the booked trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    You will be expected to fill in a Liability Waiver form before starting the trip.

    This is a group package, and the same services will be provided for each member of the group. If a member of your group drops out at the last minute, the costs will remain the same.

    The trip will only be operated if the group size is 6 and above.

    The operator reserves the right to alter or cancel any trip bookings if deemed necessary.

    The operator is not responsible for any injuries, loss of personal belongings on the trip.
    • Rishikesh Rafting Ganges River Rafting Marine Drive Laxman Jhula
    • Rishikesh Rafting Ganges River Rafting Marine Drive Laxman Jhula
    • Rishikesh Rafting Ganges River Rafting Marine Drive Laxman Jhula
    • Rishikesh Rafting Ganges River Rafting Marine Drive Laxman Jhula
    • Rishikesh Rafting Ganges River Rafting Marine Drive Laxman Jhula
    • Rishikesh Rafting Ganges River Rafting Marine Drive Laxman Jhula
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Rafting instructor services (1 per raft)

    • Safety professionals in kayak
    • All rafting gear required
    • Pick-up and drop from office to start point/end point
    • Dry bags
    • Snacks
    • Soft drink
    • Service tax

    Excludes

    • Any transport costs (airfare, train tickets etc) to destination

    • Sightseeing in Rishikesh
    • Any snacks/beverages apart from those mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Long-sleeved tee
    • Shorts/leggings
    • River sandals or strap-on sandals
    • Sunglasses with strap
    • Not to wear - Saris or loose clothing
    • Jeans or heavy cotton trousers
    • Expensive jewellery

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Professional rafts
    • Safety kayak to follow rafts
    • Rafting gear: wet suit, helmet, spray jacket, life jacket, paddles
    • Dry bags

    You need to get

    • Bathing suit
    • Sun screen
    • Sunglasses (with band/retainer preferably)
    • Old sneakers/Neoprene booties/River sandals
    • Waterproof camera (optional)
    • Towel
    • Change of dry clothes

    Medical Kit

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