River rafting is an adventure sport that can be equally enjoyed by a young as well as an elderly. The Himalayan town of Rishikesh in Uttarakhand offers a host of adventure activities for you to enjoy. River rafting in Rishikesh offers adventurers a unique taste of adventure.
Rishikesh is very popular for its rafting on the River Ganga (Ganges). The months from September to December and March to June are considered as the best periods for the ultimate enjoyment of water rafting. River rafting is an adventure sport that can be equally enjoyed by a young as well as an elderly. The Himalayan town of Rishikesh in Uttarakhand offers a host of adventure activities for you to enjoy. In season time there are plenty of colorful rafts moving from Kaudiyala , Marindrive or Shivpuri to Rishikesh end , generally one raft can carry 6-8 rafters at a time. Before you begin your rafting experience, you can check out the rafter’s profile.
GANGA RAFTING TIPS
Some essential tips to keep in mind are as follows.
¤ Avoid cotton clothes except in summer as cotton take away the warmth of your body.. ¤Choose a licensed and professional rafting outfitte r.. ¤ Good rafting equipment can especially help you enjoy an extended trip. ¤ Do not forget to take your medications along (like insulin, inhalers etc). ¤ Consult the rafting instructors and guides before you set out on the rafting trip. ¤ Listen to your guide during the safety talk and on the water. ¤ Never panic!
We offer first fixed platform Bungy (also called Bungee) in Rishikesh, India. A Cantilever platform built over a rocky cliff overlooking a rocky river Huel, a tributory of River Ganga. Jump with rubber chords tied to your ankle and feel the adrenalin rush like never before. Bungee Jump Height – 83 MTRS
Bungee has been designed by David Allardice of New Zealand. Jump Masters flown in from New Zealand to operate the Bungee. After the Jump, the Jumpers are lowered down to a drop zone in the river which has only 2 ft of water. Walk up to the cafeteria and enjoy watching your photographs & video of the jump. Don’t forget to collect your Dare to Jump Certificate.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ::
• Age: Minimum – 12 years
• Weight: Minimum – 35 kg and Maximum – 110 kg
TIMINGS: 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
ACTIVITY PRICE (PER PERSON)
NON REFUNDABLE & NON TRANSFERABLE
|1.||Entry Ticket||Rs. 100.00/-|
|2.||Bungy Coach (from Booking Office To & Fro)||Rs. 250.00/-|
|1.||Bungy Jump||Rs. 3000.00/-|
|2.||Giant Swing||Rs. 2500.00/-|
|3.||Flying Fox (Tandem or Triple)||Rs. 1500.00/-|
|Insistence on doing Flying Fox alone would cost||Rs. 2500.00/-|
|1.||Combo-1 (Bungy Jump+Giant Swing)||Rs. 5200.00/-|
|2.||Combo-2 (Bungy Jump+Flying Fox)||Rs. 4200.00/-|
|3.||Combo-3 (Giant Swing+Flying Fox)||Rs. 3700.00/-|
|4.||Thrilogy Combo (Bungy+Swing+Flying Fox)||Rs. 6500.00/-|
During your trekking tour or expedition in Rishikesh, trekkers are required to keep a few things in mind. First of all you should be ready to uphold the principles of responsible travel, making no harm to the environment. It is advisable to know the trekking route and the weather conditions in advance, so that you can easily avoid any kind of hassle during the trip. Respect the local culture, customs and traditions. Undertake the trip along with a local guide.
Cliff jumping, another popular outdoor sport that can be enjoyed in Rishikesh. All those who are in Rishikesh for rafting can never miss cliff jumping. Put your physical and mental abilities to test as you choose to enjoy cliff jumping in Rishikesh. Some people are crazy about the cliff jumping and they come here year to year. You can do cliff jumping during your rafting session. It’s really a great experience. It may feel scary, but once you have done it, it is an unforgettable experience which you will remember for years to come.
Another adventure sport, Kayaking in Rishikesh has its own unique taste. The popularity of kayaking in Rishikesh is increasing more and more. It is an adventure activity ,Kayaking is all about maintaining the perfect balance of your body while paddling across the water.. Essential equipments include kayak boat, helmet, life jacket and paddle.
KAYAKING TIPS FOR ADVENTURERS
1. DRESS FOR THE WATER, NOT THE WEATHER.
2. SELECT A BOAT APPROPRIATE FOR YOUR KAYAKING EXPERIENCE.
3. KNOW HOW TO RESCUE YOURSELF AND OTHERS.
Another activity that one can’t miss on Rishikesh tour is flying fox. One of the most thrilling activities, flying fox is generally performed by three persons at one time. A perfect fusion of adventure and excitement, flying fox allows you to feel the air gushing past at a high speed.
- Age: Minimum -12 year
- Weight: Minimum – 20 kg and Maximum – 130 kg