• Trip introduction

    Raft the Ganges from Kaudiyala to Nim beach, all of 35 kms of frothing, foaming rapids! River rafting on the Ganges is one of the most sought-after adventure sports in India, and this all-day itinerary gives you the full experience.

    You'll be battling multiple Grade III-IV rapids for about 6 hours. There are stretches of calm water where you can get used to your equipment, and then take on legendary rapids like Return to Sender, Roller Coaster, and more. The Grade IV rapids can sometimes flip your raft over, so be prepared to get soaked! Closer to its source, the river is at its pristine best, so you also get to cliff jump and swim in the river.

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


    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 flipper rapids (they'll flip your boat over!), 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 lunch at a scenic spot with cliffs to jump off from, and a chance to swim in the tranquil water.

    Destination highlights

    Go for 6 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 | Enjoy an outdoors lunch before heading back

    Activity Details




    6 hrs/day

    35 kms

    100 kgs

    NRS, J&P, Kayak Dagger Nomad/Mamba

    Trip details
  • A full day of rafting on the Ganges

    Participants will gather at the supplier’s office in Rishikesh, and drive for about an hour to reach the start point for rafting at Kaudiyala. After the initial preparations, there will a small briefing session about rowing, and safety. For the next six hours you will be battling thrilling rapids such as Three Blind Mice, The Wall, Cross Fire, Roller Coaster, and many more. By about 13:00 hrs, you will reach a calmer section of the river where your team stops to enjoy a delicious Indian lunch, followed by swimming, cliff jumping and body surfing. The rafting expedition ends at Nim beach around 16:30 hrs, from where you will be driven back to the supplier’s office.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Kaudiyala, Uttarakhand

    Laxman Jhula

    05:30 AM


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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.
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    • Rishikesh Rafting Ganges River Rafting Marine Drive Laxman Jhula
  • Includes / Excludes


    • 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
    • Lunch
    • Snacks
    • Drinking water
    • Soft drink
    • Service tax


    • 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.