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Rafting On the Ganges

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Code : ITT-34
Duration : 07 Days/06 Nights
Destination Coverd : Delhi - Devprayag - Shivpuri
India is land with a variegated terrain. It is drained by several rivers and bordered by high mountains. River Ganges is one of the eminent river of India. While you are on an eco-tour to this place, you can undertake rafting activity along the areas where fast flowing river meets the plains. This offers great rafting experience and can take to some of the major water rapids. Our comprehensive tour package provides a rafting tour to Devprayag where the Bhagirathi meets the Alaknanda river to form the Ganga river. We cover 138 km till Rishikesh, through several rapids (mostly Grades 3 and 4) on the Bhagirathi till its confluence with the Alaknanda at Devprayag to form the Ganga. A must -do if you are looking for a great river run in Asia.
Detailed Itinerary
Rafting On the Ganges Day - 01 : Arrive Delhi
Upon your arrival at Delhi airport, you will be escorted by our assistant. He would transfer you to the hotel that we have booked for you upon your prior request. You can freshen up yourself at the hotel room and relax for the day. Have your dinner at the hotel and make an overnight stay. We would be leaving for Rishikesh next morning.

You can relax in the camp at the sandy beaches of Ganga river. After resting for a while, you would be served with food. After lunch, camping instructor would be briefing you about rafting tour, precautions and you would be distributed among groups. You would be provided with rafting kits for the tour. In the evening, you can rest along the banks of the river, swim in fast flowing river. Take a walking tour to the scenic surroundings of the place and discover some of the maiden spots and unblemished paths.

After a stroll around the place, come back in the evening and enjoy bonfire. We would provide you with barbecue to feast upon. Have your meals and wine with friends on the banks of the Ganges and go to sleep in sweet little camps.

Day - 03 : Rafting in Rishikesh
We would start early today, at around 6 in the morning. Our coaches would transfer you to a point below Tehri Dam. This is the point, we would start rafting. Begin with negotiating a series of Grade 3+rapids, in the first gorge section. After four hours rafting, the valley broadens. We stop here to get fresh and have meals. We would set up a camp here, after covering 30 river km near Naggar village. You can relax here after a great rafting experience and take lunch.

After lunch, latter in the day, you can take a short hiking expedition to mystic mountains and explore some of the witching waterfalls in the area. Come back in the evening to relax in the camp. After a while, we would serve you with dinner and organize a campfire for you. During the campfire, the instructor would brief you about Grade III and IV rapids. You can make an overnight stay in the camp to beat the day's tiredness.Continue down river negotiating more Grade III+ rapids. A short lunch break, back on the river as it enters its second gorge section with continuous Grade III & IV rapids including a small waterfall towards the end of the gorge. Rapids keep coming culminating in a couple of continuous Grade IVs at the confluence at Devprayag. Camp near Beas Ghat, 10 kms below the confluence, famous fishing spot for the `mahseer', also called the Ganga Gold.at Camp.
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Day 4: Devprayag
Get up early in the morning and have light refreshments with tea or coffee. Today, we would continue down river negotiating more Grade III+ rapids. After accomplishing Grade III, we would take a break. You can freshen up yourself while we would serve you with food. A short lunch break, we would move back on the river as it enters its second gorge section with continuous Grade III & IV rapids including a small waterfall towards the end of the gorge. Rapids would keep coming culminating in a couple of continuous Grade IVs at the confluence at Devprayag.
We would halt and camp near Beas Ghat, which is located 10 km below the confluence. It is also a famous fishing spot for the `mahseer', also called the Ganga Gold. Spend evening here, either fishing or relaxing in the camp. Latter in the evening, our cook will teach you how to prepare fish. While he guides you, you prepare fish for dinner. After cooking workshop is over, you can relax for a while and we would arrange dinner for you. Have your dinner, enjoy the campfire and plan for the next day's rafting expedition with the instructor. After you close your plate, get back to your camp and stay overnight.
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Day 5: Rishikesh
We realize that you would be tired by now and would like to offer an easy day with small rapids. It is a great day to relax, soak in the sun, body surfing and bird-watching on the Wake up in the morning and have light breakfast after freshing up yourself. Today, you can raft till Camp Silver Sands which is a few kilometer below Kaudiyala. You can reach here, after negotiating two Grade IV rapids, "Daniel's Dip" and the "Wall". You would be covering a distance of approx.35 km.

Upon reaching the camp, you can relax, get fresh and have your lunch. Afternoon and evening can be spent in watching birds and relaxing under the sun. You can reassemble in the late evening at the camp and enjoy the lavish dinner and camp fire. Before going to bed, the instructor will guide you about the nest day's rafting tour. Make an overnight stay at the camp, in the lap of the nature. night, bonfire and dinner by the riverside.

Day 6 : Rafting some small rapids
As you wake up in the morning, we would serve you with light refreshments. There are few small rapids sprawling over 15km area. Start rafting the three small rapids: "Three Blind Mice", "Crossfire" and "Body Surfing Rapid".

After covering these rapids, we would drive you back to the camp, 15km away. You can relax in the sun after rafting for hours. As you are freshened up, we would put your lunch on serve. You can feast upon the delicious food in the afternoon.
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After a leisurely lunch, you can choose to sit on the banks of the Ganges, sleep in the camp or go on a hiking expedition to discover some of the unknown places and spot great avain species along the banks of Ganges.
Rafting On Ganga
Come back to the camp in the evening and have dinner. Enjoy the roasted meat, wine with friends, share your experiences and dances ti you cant dance anymore. We would recommend sleep early this night for we would be moving to Shivpuri next morning for an enthralling river rafting expedition.

Day - 07 : Shivpuri
We would give you a wake up call early in the morning, at around six. Board at our buses and drive to Shivpuri after having your breakfast. Upon reaching here, you can enjoy white water sports. This is the last day of the trip and you would be thrilled by the white water adventures. We have arranged for today, "Roller Coaster" and "Golf Course" combined with lots of body surfing, making it a grand finale to the expedition. After this hair raising adventure, we would serve you with lunch. After a while, we would depart for Delhi.

It would take around 5 hours to reach Delhi from here. Upon reaching the capital city, we would transfer you to a hotel that we have booked for you, on your prior request. You can have dinner at the hotel and make an overnight stay. We would transfer you to the airport, depending upon the time of your flight.
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