A Detailed Guide To River Rafting In Rishikesh

A Detailed Guide To River Rafting In Rishikesh

White water river rafting is a very popular adventure sport in India. People from India and abroad, travel to Rishikesh for river rafting. We have compiled a detailed guide to river rafting in Rishikesh to make planning your trip easy.

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3. What are the different grades of rapids in Rishikesh?

What are the different grades of rapids in Rishikesh?

The rapids are classified based on the level of the difficulty they offer. In total, there are six grades of rapids found around the world. In Rishikesh, five grades of rapids are available

Grade 1 – Easy navigation across mild streams. Almost no risk involved.

Grade 2 – These rapids have obstacles or rocks to overcome with easy maneuvers.

Grade 3 – Reasonably adventurous rapids that require good skill and strength.

Grade 4 – These rapids are strong enough to tumble the raft.

Grade 5 – Dangerous rapids. Strictly for experts.

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5. Brahampuri to Rishikesh

Brahampuri to Rishikesh

This is the easiest stretch in Rishikesh. If you’re river rafting for the first time, this stretch is perfect. It’s also a good option for elders, kids and families.  It’s fairly mild in nature with invigorating water splashes. It has Grade 2 rapids and takes 1.5 to 2 hours to complete.

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8. Kaudiyala to Rishikesh

Kaudiyala to Rishikesh

This is the hardest stretch and takes approximately 8 to 9 hours to complete. Only experienced rafters should attempt this stretch. It has rapids of Grades, 2,3, 4, 5 and one of the most difficult rapid in the world called “The Wall” which is classified as a Grade 6+ rapid. The rapids on this stretch are very demanding and require great skill, strength and resolve. It’s the most exhilarating and awe-inspiring stretch in Rishikesh.

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9. What are the other activities that you can enjoy while in Rishikesh?

You can go zip lining, cliff jumping, and bungee jumping in Rishikesh. Rishikesh is also well known for it’s beautiful temples and is often called the yoga capital of India. Therefore, Rishikesh offers the perfect balance of adventure and tranquility on your trip to India.A



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