River rafting in Rishikesh has become one of the famous adventure sports in Uttarakhand.  The sacred river Ganga has several amazing rapids along its course from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh. These river rapids for rafting are unparalleled if compared with other rivers in India. Hundreds of thousands of tourists visit Rishikesh for river rafting and other adventure activities every year. The experience of river rafting is considered one of the adventurous one among all other adventure sports. One has to be mentally tough to start with and enjoy this activity. The best seasons for rafting include summer, spring, autumn and winter except for rainy. Infact, during rainy season the rafting activity is closed due to danger of flooding and excess water in the river.

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Beach Camp

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The beach camps are mainly located at Shivpuri, Byasi, Kaudiyala etc. There are many camping sites along the stretch from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh.  The feel of Ganga river and rapids  in front of your tents  shall give you immense and unique pleasure. Beach camps literally mean the camps erected on the adjoining sands of river. The temperature near river, on the sands, vary throughout the day due the property of sand. The sand quickly transforms a hot day to cool day in the evening and the breeze becomes fascinating. It’s a totally different experience to stay near river and play and run barefoot on the sands. There are several activities which are played while enjoying your a day on the beach, for instance, volleyball, cricket, football etc.

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Jungle Camp

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The jungle camps are located at Shivpuri (16 km from Rishikesh) at around 600 mtrs. from Badrinath national highway. The vehicle can reach near Jungle camp at a distance of 20-30 mtrs. The  flora, fauna and birds of Rishikesh can be seen in these camping areas. Far from maddening crowd, a place full of exotic wonders shall give you a memorable days to remember. There are several activities which are provided in the jungle camps and definitely the rafting activity is included. It’s a fantastic experience to live in jungle amidst trees and birds. There are several jungle camps located in Rishikesh with varying shapes and sizes with difference in many aspects like proximity to river, basic amenities etc.

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2 Days / 1 Night Beach Camping,  Rafting from  Shivpuri to NIM (16 km) Package

Rs. 1800
price per person
2 Days/1 Night
* Transport Cost Extra

1st Day: Arrival at the camp followed by welcome drink. The session shall start with breakfast before 10: 00 AM. After breakfast, river rafting shall be conducted before 11:00 AM. A brief session by the guide shall be held on precautions to be taken while rafting. After coming back to camp, lunch shall be served to all the tourists. After lunch the tourists can have little break and take rest to re-energise themselves for playing volleyball, carrom, chess etc. The evening time shall include bon fire followed by dinner.
2nd Day: Early morning the tourists shall be served morning tea followed by departure. The tourists who want to leave after breakfast shall be charged extra for the breakfast. The check out time shall be 11:00 AM.
Meal : The 3 meals shall include morning tea, breakfast, lunch, evening snacks and dinner (veg/non-veg).

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Activities: Volleyball, Carrom, Badminton, bonfire.

2 Days / 1 Night Beach camping and river rafting from Marine Drive to Rishikesh (24 km) Package

Rs. 2000
price per person
2 Days/1 Night
* Transport Cost Extra

1st Day: Arrival at camp, breakfast, river rafting from Marine Drive to Rishikesh(24 km), lunch, evening tea, bonfire, dinner.
2nd Day: Morning tea, & departure.

2 Days / 1 Night Beach camping and river rafting from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh(34 km) Package

Rs. 2500
price per person
2 Days/1 Night
* Transport Cost Extra

1st Day: Arrival at camp, breakfast, river rafting from kaudiyala to Rishikesh (34 km), lunch, evening tea, bonfire, dinner.
2nd Day: Morning tea, & departure.
Remarks : The rafting shall be conducted based on available capacity on weekends.

3 Days / 2 Nights Beach camping and river rafting from Shivpuri to Rishikesh(16 km) Package

Rs. 3000
price per person
3 Days/2 Night
* Transport Cost Extra

1st Day: Arrival at camp, lunch, river rafting from Shivpuri to Rishikesh (16 km), evening tea, bonfire, dinner.
2nd Day: Morning tea & breakfast, rock climbing, lunch, Neer fall water trek, evening tea, bonfire, dinner.
3nd Day: Morning tea, breakfast & departure.
Remarks :The rafting shall be conducted based on available capacity on weekends.

3 Days / 2 Night Beach camping and river rafting from Marine Drive to Rishikesh(24 km) Package

Rs. 3200
price per person
3 Days/2 Night
* Transport Cost Extra

1st Day: Arrival at camp, lunch, river rafting from Marine Drive to Rishikesh(24 km), evening tea, bonfire, dinner.
2nd Day: Morning tea & breakfast, rock climbing, lunch, Neer fall water trek, evening tea, bonfire, dinner.
3nd Day: Morning tea, breakfast & departure.

3 Days / 2 Night Beach camping and river rafting from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh (34 km) Package

Rs. 3700
price per person
3 Days/2 Night
* Transport Cost Extra

1st Day: Arrival at camp, lunch, river rafting from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh(34 km), evening tea, bonfire, dinner.
2nd Day: Morning tea & breakfast, rock climbing, lunch, Neer fall water trek, evening tea, bonfire, dinner.
3nd Day: Morning tea, breakfast & departure.
Remarks :The rafting shall be conducted based on available capacity on weekends.

4 Days / 3 Nights Beach camping and river rafting from Shivpuri to Rishikesh(16 km) Package

Rs. 9500
price per person
4 Days/3 Night
* Transport Cost Extra

1st Day: Arrival at camp, lunch, river rafting from Shivpuri to Rishikesh(16 km) evening tea, bonfire, dinner.
2nd Day: Morning tea & breakfast, rock climbing, lunch, Neer fall water trek, evening tea, bonfire, dinner.
3nd Day: Morning tea, breakfast, bungee jumping, lunch, x-paint ball, evening tea, bonfire, dinner.
4th Day: Morning tea, breakfast & departure.
Remarks :The rafting shall be conducted based on available capacity on weekends.

4 Days / 3 Nights Beach camping and river rafting from Marine Drive to Rishikesh(24 km) Package

Rs. 9700
price per person
4 Days/3 Night
* Transport Cost Extra

1st Day: Arrival at camp, lunch, river rafting from Marine Drive to Rishikesh(24 km) evening tea, bonfire, dinner.
2nd Day: Morning tea & breakfast, rock climbing, lunch, Neer fall water trek, evening tea, bonfire, dinner.
3nd Day: Morning tea, breakfast, bungee jumping, lunch, x-paint ball, evening tea, bonfire, dinner
4th Day: Morning tea, breakfast & departure.

4 Days / 3 Nights Beach camping and river rafting from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh(34 km) Package

Rs. 9900
price per person
4 Days/3 Night
* Transport Cost Extra

1st Day: Arrival at camp, lunch, river rafting from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh (34 km) evening tea, bonfire, dinner.
2nd Day: Morning tea & breakfast, rock climbing, lunch, Neer fall water trek, evening tea, bonfire, dinner.
3nd Day: Morning tea, breakfast, bungee jumping, lunch, x-paint ball, evening tea, bonfire, dinner
4th Day: Morning tea, breakfast & departure.
Remarks : The rafting shall be conducted based on available capacity on weekends.

For trek, a minimum of 8 persons are required.

For x-paint balls, a minimum of 6 persons are required.
Terms and conditions:

Please carry your original (and a photocopy to be deposited at camp office) of your I card (Passport, Voter ID, Driving license, Aadhaar Card, PAN Card) and address proof (Passport, Driving License, Aadhaar Card) to the camp facilitator.

Advance payment shall be 20% of the total amount of the package to be deposited in the bank amount,full balance in cash on arrival to the camp facilitator.

Please bring your own flash torch, bottle / can opener.

Camping accommodation is in a tent on twin sharing basis.

Rafting is conducted in an eight seater shared raft with Guide and helper. (Group of less than eight wanting to hire full raft.

shall have to pay charges for eight persons (Please ask separately for full raft charges).

Cancellations charges shall be as follows;

Within 24 hrs. or no show – No refund.

Within 48 hrs – 25% of paid amount.

Within 72 hrs. – 50% of paid amount.

Packages

      Cost

Booking

2 Days / 1 Night Beach Camping, Rafting from Shivpuri to NIM beach(16 km) Package

1800/- Per Person

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2 Days / 1 Night Beach camping and river rafting from Marine Drive to Rishikesh (24 km) Package

2000/- Per Person

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2 Days / 1 Night Beach camping and river rafting from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh(34 km) Package

2500/- Per Person

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3 Days / 2 Nights Beach camping and river rafting from Shivpuri to Rishikesh(16 km) Package

3000/- Per Person

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3 Days / 2 Night Beach camping and river rafting from Marine Drive to Rishikesh(24 km) Package

3200/- Per       Person

Booking Tours

3 Days / 2 Night Beach camping and river rafting from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh (34 km) Package

3700/- Per

       Person

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4 Days / 3 Nights Beach camping and river rafting from Shivpuri to Rishikesh(16 km) Package

9500/- Per

       Person

Booking Tours

4 Days / 3 Nights Beach camping and river rafting from Marine Drive to Rishikesh(24 km) Package

9700/- Per

       Person

Booking Tours

4 Days / 3 Nights Beach camping and river rafting from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh(34 km) Package

9900/- Per

       Person

Booking Tours

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