Area: Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Duration: 0 Nights and 1 Day
Season: January - September
Grade: Moderate (Class III/IV)
Distance: 35 km
The trip starts at 8:30 in the morning from our base location. You will be driven 35 km upstream (about 1 hour) to Kaudiyala, to start the adventurous rafting trip. After a comprehensive safety briefing, you will be changing into our rafting gear and get on the water. We will raft down 32 kms on voulumunous and adrenaline pumping Ganga whitewater rapids like “Daniel’s Dip”, “The Wall”, “Three Blind Mice”, “Crossfire”, “Bodysurfing”, “Return to Sender”, “Roller Coaster”, “Golf Course” and lots more. We will stop around noon for a tasty lunch on a quiet beach. After lunch we will get back on the water to continue our encounters with the big rapids. The trip ends short of Laxman Jhula. You will be driven back to the base location.
How to Reach
The nearest airport is Dehradun airport and Rishikesh is around 30 km away from it. There are frequent flights between Dehradun and New Delhi International airport. There are taxis available from the airport to Rishikesh.
The nearest railway station is Haridwar railway station and Rishikesh is around 20 km away from it. From there, one can hire a taxi or take a bus to Rishikesh.
Rishikesh is well connected with Gaziabad in Uttar Pradesh and New Delhi via NH 58.
• Follow all the safety norms given by your instructor.
• Do not consume alcohol before the start of the trip.
• Do not litter the state during your stay there.
1. Transfer from base location to starting point and vice-versa
2. Rafting fee
3. All arrangements in the field: lunch, staff and raft guide
4. Rafting equipment: Life jacket, helmets, wet suit and safety kayaker
Anvesh Singh Thapa
Anvesh has been rafting and kayaking throughout the world for the past 19 years, making him one of the most skilled and experienced river guides in India today. Anvesh has led numerous expedition-style trips, including opening the first commercial river trips on the Brahmaputra (post 2001 flood), Lohit, Kameng, and Saryu. He has also led expeditions internationally and is well-versed with the level of difficulty and excitement on rivers such as the Kaituna and Wairoa (New Zealand), Blue Nile (Ethiopia), Colorado, Green, and Salmon Rivers (USA) and the Stranda and Rundal (Norway). Anvesh is currently an instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School, and is a certified Whitewater Rescue Technician-Advance (Rescue 3 International), Wilderness First Responder (Wilderness Medicine Institute, USA), and a Skills Active Senior National Raft Guide Grade IV/V (NZ). His passion and energy flow through every trip he guides.