Rafting on Ganga + Alaknanda 1N/2D


Itinerary -


Day 1: Rishikesh – Jayalgarh  (drive 2 – 2.5 hrs)

    Early depart (6 am) from Rishikesh & head to  Camp High 5, Jayalgarh
    Rafting from Jayalgarh to Devprayag (25 Kms)
    Cliff jumping, body surfing & bridge slithering
    Evening trek around the camp
    Bonfire
    Overnight stay in the camp

Day 2:  Jayalgarh – Rishikesh

    Early breakfast, drive till Marine drive (2 hrs)
    Rafting from Marine drive to Shivpuri & then from Shivpuri to Rishikesh (26 Kms)
    Packed lunch to be provided during the rafting
    After rafting, drop till main Rishikesh



                                                   Trip Ends With Sweet Memories !!!


List of Essentials

Below is a list of essentials you would require at the camp:

    Small day pack/back pack
    T-shirts/Shirts
    Shorts
    Comfortable fit Jeans/Track Pants
    Jacket/Sweater (please see the section on weather)
    Floaters
    Comfortable walking shoes/sneakers
    Sunscreen Lotion
    Cap
    Flashlight
    Sunglasses with holding strings
    Medicines, if requiring any specific medication
    Camera (optional)
    Mosquito repellent
   

LOADS OF ENTHUSIASM!!

Carry your stuff in a duffel bag/soft shoulder bag or a rucksack and avoid suitcases/strolleys

For Departure Dates just call 7350530009 / 7350540009 / 7350550009



How to Reach

By Road: Delhi – Meerut bypass – Muzaffarnagar bypass – Roorkee – Haridwar – Rishikesh – Shivpuri – Devprayag – Jayalgarh

By Air: The Jolly Grant Airport (Dehradun) is the nearest airport and is connected by daily flights from Delhi. The drive from the airport to the lodge would take about 3 – 3.5 hrs.

By Rail: The nearest railhead to the camp is Haridwar. There are a number of trains that run between Delhi and Haridwar. The drive from Haridwar to the camp will take 3 – 3.5 hrs. For train details, you could log on to www.indianrail.gov.in and for online railway ticket bookings you could log on to www.irctc.co.in


Expected Weather

In the period Feb – Apr day time is going to be warm and very pleasant. The water is going to be moderately cold and extremely inviting. So you might end up spending more time off the boat than on it. Evenings are going to be moderately cold in Mar & Apr and cold in Feb. Night temperature will be around 17 -20 deg Celsius in Mar - Apr & around 12 – 15 deg Celsius in Feb so come prepared with some winter clothing

In May & Jun day time is going to be quite warm (33 – 38 deg Celsius). While rafting or indulging in any other water activity one will not feel too much of discomfort. Evenings at the camp can be slightly uncomfortable in June and are normally fine in the month of May. One will surely need a fan in the tents and dining area.

In the period Oct to Dec day time is going to be warm and pleasant if the sun is out, which mostly is around this time. The water is going to be cold but not freezing cold. A dip in the river is going to initially feel cold but couple of dips and you will start enjoying the water. Evenings are going to be moderately cold in Oct & Nov and cold in December. With a bonfire next to you it is going to be an enjoyable experience. December the night temperature can go down to about 3 – 5 deg Celsius so come prepared with some winter clothing. In Oct – Nov period night temperature will be around 10 – 15 deg Celsius and you will need protection from the cold





Duration: 2 Days

Season: Feb-Jun, Sep-Nov

Grade: Moderate +


HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TRIPS

    Stay in one of the finest riverside camp High 5, Jayalagrh

    2 long stretches of rafting on two major rivers, Alaknanda & Ganges covering more than 50 kms

    Cliff Jumping, Bridge Slithering, body surfing & evening trek


BASE FOR THE TRIP: H.E.L RIVERSIDE CAMP

Himalayan Eco Lodges (H.E.L) riverside deluxe camp at Jayalgarh is surely the finest riverside camp in the country and a great base to raft from on Alaknanda, Upper Alaknanda & Ganga. The campsite has a spectacular setting and high end facilities to compliment it. Interesting fact about the campsite is that it is so uniquely placed that from here one can easily raft on 5 rivers namely Alaknanda, Ganga, Bhagirath, Pinder & Mandakini

This luxury campsite on the banks of Alaknanda river is blessed with an interesting character. There is a thick forest cover in the background playing home to a variety of birds, beautiful fields and an odd village house across the river, white water rapid close by creating audio signals very soothing to the ears & a sand beach ideal for keeping children occupied for hours

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