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River Rafting in Rishikesh Rishikesh Rafting Charges:Rs 500 to Rs 1000*
Rishikesh River Rafting Season :October to May

What do you think about the town of Rishikesh? Undoubtedly, it is one of the famous pilgrimage centres of India, but Rishikesh is not only confined to its single identity. In fact, apart from temples, shrines, ghats and several other religious spots, Rishikesh makes a good option for adventure seekers, especially for those who are looking forward to experience river rafting in the holy Ganges.

White Water Rafting Rishikesh is certainly a better way to witness Rishikesh and its attractions like Laxman Jhula, Geet Bhawan, Muni-Ki-Reti and numerous ashrams, yoga and meditation institutes. River Rafting across the river Ganges is a lifetime experience, it provides you a unique opportunity to explore the far-flung areas and also to experience the nature at its best.

Moreover, if you have an open wind and want to discover the new areas, then you are fit to join any of the river-rafting trips that are organized on the Ganges near Rishikesh.

Rudraprayag- Rishikesh (Alaknanda), Rafting Stretch : One of the most popular rafting stretches of India, Rudraprayag- Rishikesh run starts at Rudraprayag situated at the confluence of two of the main tributaries of the river Ganges namely - the Alaknanda and the Mandakini. For this rafting expedition, you have to start your journey a little beyond the main town of Rudraprayag.

On your rafting expedition, you will pass through a series of rapids, narrow and quieter gorges. Rudraprayag - Rishikesh rafting expedition takes around four to five days, passing through the towns of Srinagar and Devprayag. It provides you a good chance to see the densely forested Himalayan foothills as well as plenty of opportunity to visit the old temples en-route.
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Tehri- Shivpuri (Bhagirathi-Alaknanda) Rafting Stretch : Condisered one of the best runs of India, tehri-shivpuri (bhagirathi/alaknanda) river rafting begins at the town of Tehri,the district headquarters of Tehri Garhwal. Tehri is well-linked by several buses to major towns in Northern India that include Rishikesh, Haridwar and Dehradun.

Starting at Tehri, this scenic and exhilarating run goes down the river Bhagirathi, passes through foaming rapids until it reaches the town of Devprayag. At Devprayag, the Bhagirathi merges with the Alaknanda and becomes more quieter than its upper reaches. Further passing Kaudiyala, the run goes on to Shivpuri, and finally to the town of Rishikesh.

River Rafting Seasons in RishikeshRiver Rishikesh River Rafting Season
For the adventure sport of river-rafting, the suitable season depends on the adequacy of water volume in the rivers. The ideal Rishikesh rafting time are September to November and the period between March to May.VacationsIndia.com provides travelers the best of Rishikesh Raftting deals and the tour can be booked online by filling up the tour form provided on the site.

Camping in Rishikesh
For rafting enthusiasts, Rishikesh Rafting Camps is the best way to stay in Rishikesh. A number of private operators have their camps near the river Ganges above Rishikesh. The camps remain operational from the last week of September to mid-December and from mid-February to last week of April.

In rafting camps in Rishikesh are equipped with facilities like two single beds with mattresses, complete bedding, towels etc. Apart from a comfortable stay, the tour operators also arrange river-rafting excursions varying in duration from one-day runs to extended camping-rafting expeditions. From the camp base, you can head for a half-day rafting trip, which doesn't require previous rafting experience. In addition to fine camping facilities, the operators also provide experienced guides as well as essential rafting gears. For best of cammping Rishikesh Rafting tour visit "The Camp 5 Elements Rishikesh" located banks of River Ganges surrounded by 800 meters of silver sand river beach, thick forests and mountains. The Camp 5 Elements' is indeed the most scenic, secluded and romantic beach camp on the Ganga.

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