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River Rafting: The most happening adventure in Rishikesh

by Deependra Dobriyal Travel Agent

As the title suggests, river rafting is the most popular activity in Rishikesh. This thunderous activity occurs on the rapids of "Maa Ganga", the holy river originating from Gaumukh. Thousands of travellers every year visit Rishikesh to enjoy rafting adventures.


Rishikesh Rafting Plans & Routes:


In Rishikesh, there are three popular rafting routes namely, Brahmapuri, Shivpuri & Marine drive. Each route has a different distance and floating time. Take a closure at different rafting in rishikesh plans.


1. Brahmapuri to Rishikesh: A 9 km rafting stretch that starts from Brahmapuri and you'll raft down to Rishikesh. The whole plan takes about 1:30 minutes to complete.


Cost - Rs 600 per person


2. Shivpuri to Rishikesh: An 16 km rafting plan. It is most popular among adults. The trip starts from Shivpuri and ends at Rishikesh. The whole activity takes 2:30 minutes to finish.


Cost - Rs 1000 per person


3. Marine drive to Rishikesh: A 24 km rafting stretch that starts from marine drive to Rishikesh. The floating distance is about 24 km and it takes about 5 hr to finish.


Cost - Rs 1500 per person


4. Kaudiyala to Rishikesh: It is a 35 km rafting stretch that starts from Kaudiayala to Rishikesh. It is an advanced course of rafting suitable for expert rafters. 


Cost - Rs 2600 per person.



Best Timings for rafting in Rishikesh:


March to June are considered the best months for rafting in Rishikesh.



How to Reach


By Air - The nearest airport is Jolly Grant, dehradun airport. It is just 20 km from Rishikesh. From Airport you can take a cab or local state bus to reach Rishikesh.


By Train - Yoga Nagri Rishikesh is the nearest railway station. It is just 2 km from Rishikesh. You can take a rickshaw to reach Rishikesh.


By Bus - The nearest bus station is ISBT Rishikesh. You can take a direct bus from Delhi to Rishikesh.



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About Deependra Dobriyal Junior   Travel Agent

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