Rafting in Rishikesh

White Water Rafting

Though for most of the adventure enthusiast, rafting in Rishikesh is the prime agenda for their visit here, but that’s not all what Rishikesh- the motherland of adventures has on offer. At Nakshatra Resort, we blend an array of other adventures/in-house activities like Rappelling, water fall treks, nature walks, yoga etc. that no other rafting camps in Rishikesh has on offer.

At Nakshatra Resort, this adventure experience is meticulously planned, keeping the elements of Thrill and Safety in mind. We provide you with top notch equipment have and state of an art modern equipment, which makes your rafting experience not only exciting but safe. All are guides have a minimum of 05 years experience on the river and they undergo rigorous trainings and refreshers at the start of the season each year.

Package for 01 night 02 days

Brahmpuri to Laxmanjhulla (9 Kms Approx.)

This gentle stretch is ideal for 1st time rafters, children above the age of 14 and families. It offers 3-4 grade II rapids, and one can also enjoy the thrills of Cliff Jump and Body Surfing. It ideally takes about 1.5 to 2 hours to cover this section on the river including the safety briefings, and gearing up with the equipments.

Package includes:

  • Three tier welcome on arrival
  • Non- Alcoholic Welcome Drink on Arrival
  • Dedicated First Aid and CPR Certified Trip Leader throughout the trip
  • Accommodation in Premier Safari Tents/ Luxury Cottage with attached washroom and electricity facilities
  • Mineral Water Bottles in the tent/cottage
  • All meals as per the itinerary with tea and snacks at the camp
  • Live Bar-be-Que around a merry campfire at night
  • Unlimited Soda, Soft Drinks, Juices around the campfire
  • 01 exciting rafting session as per the itinerary
  • Other adventure activities like Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Camping, Cliff Jumping, Body Surfing, Waterfall Treks and Nature Walks etc.
  • All other activities at the camp like Spider’s Web, Volley Ball, Stream Fooling, Badminton etc.
  • Use of equipment and the services of trained guides for outdoor activities

 

 

Package for 02 night 03 days

Shivpuri to Laxmanjhulla (16 Kms Approx.)

This rafting stretch includes exciting rapids of Grade II and Grade III such as Return to Sender, Roller Coaster, Tee Off, Golf Course, Club House, Initiation, etc. The rafters can also indulge in other activities during rafting like body surfing, cliff jumping. The approximate time in the river is of about 3-3.5 hours.

Package includes:

  • Three tier welcome on arrival
  • Non- Alcoholic Welcome Drink on Arrival
  • Dedicated First Aid and CPR Certified Trip Leader throughout the trip
  • Accommodation in Premier Safari Tents/Luxury Cottages with attached washroom and electricity facilities
  • Mineral Water Bottles in the tent/cottage
  • Fruit baskets in the tents
  • Camp fire on both nights
  • All meals as per the itinerary with tea and snacks at the camp
  • Live Bar-be-Que around a merry campfire at last night
  • Unlimited Soda, Soft Drinks, Juices around the campfire
  • 01 exciting rafting session as per the itinerary
  • Other adventure activities like Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Camping, Cliff Jumping, Body Surfing, Waterfall Treks and Nature Walks etc.
  • All other activities at the camp like Spider’s Web, Volley Ball, Stream Fooling, Badminton etc.
  • Use of equipment and the services of trained guides for outdoor activities

Marine Drive to Laxmanjhulla (24 Kms Approx.)

This is the complete stretch of river rafting in Rishikesh. Spread in over 24 km, taking about 4-4.5 hours the rapids like Three Blind Mice, Return to Sender etc. on this stretch are the most adrenaline rushers. This stretch is also pretty popular for its breathtaking views of the Himalayas.

For us, safety of our guests is at utmost priority, and we don’t comprise with the same. A complete safety briefing, along with the introduction of the equipment is done in detail and guests are briefed on what to expect and how to maintain safety measures. Though rafting in Rishikesh is considered to be a thrilling activity, yet one has to be extremely cautious while engaging in it. Please disclose any/every medical ailment with the instructors prior to the trip and never debate/challenge their discretion.

 

The names of major rapids in Rishikesh:

  • Black Money (Grade 1)
  • Sweet Sixteen (Grade 1)
  • Good Morning (Grade 1)
  • Body Surfing (Grade 1)
  • Club House (Grade 2)
  • Initiation (Grade 2)
  • Double Trouble (Grade 2)
  • Hilton (Grade 2)
  • Terminator (Grade 2)
  • Shivpuri Rapid (Grade 2+)
  • Three Blind Mice (Grade 3)
  • Cross Fire (Grade 3)
  • Roller coaster (Grade 3)
  • Golf Course (Grade 3)
  • Return to Sender (Grade 3)
  • Daniel’s Dip (Grade 3+)
  • The Great Wall (Grade 4)