Rafting is one of the most popular adventure activities in Rishikesh. It was 1984 when first expedition was organized here. Since last 10 years Rishikesh is one of the top destination for Rafting. There are several camp are located in shivpuri where most of the people to stay for rafting and camping experience. There are multiple type of rafting you can do here. From 11 kms to 35 kms you can select the stretch according to your comfort. The more longer rafting means more energy will be required. Longer rafting will have bigger rapids so it will be more adventurous. In below map you can see the map of rafting area in Rishikesh. You can also see the rapid names in the map.
Type of Rafting:
1. Brahmpuri to Rishikesh Rafting
Duration: 2 hrs approx
Stretch: 11 kms
Brahmpuri to Rishikesh rafting is ideal choice for the first time rafting experience. children above 7 and senior citizens can also do this rafting.
2. Shivpuri to Rishikesh Rafting
Duration: 3 hrs approx
Stretch: 16 kms
Shivpuri to Rishikesh is most popular rafting. Anyone above 12 and below 60 can easily do this rafting.
3. Marine Drive to Rishikesh Rafting
Duration: 04 hrs approx
Stretch: 26 kms
For people who want more bigger rapids they can select this rafting. Normally anyone above 15 and below 50 can do this rafting.
4. Kaudiyala to Rishikesh Rafting.
Duration: 05 hrs approx
Stretch: 35 kms
This rafting is for adults only from 18 to 50. Bigger rapids and long time means more fun.
5. Rafting Expeditions
Duration: 03 to 06 days
Stretch: Average 30 kms per day.
Rafting expeditions are better for small group. Rafting expeditions are organized from Alaknanda to Ganga River. Each day you will raft during day time and night halt will be provided in beach camps near the river.