is rafting open in Rishikesh? A blog around your rafting trip.

is rafting open in Rishikesh Yes, It is open around the year except for July, August, and Mid September months.  Explore the best Rishikesh river rafting packages from us. Our Rishikesh river rafting package includes a wide range of additional benefits to pamper you during your trip and to make sure that everyone is having an equally enjoyable time.

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River Rafting Price in Rishikesh

Rishikesh rafting charges can range from INR 600 to Rs. 2500 per person. Rishikesh rafting can be enjoyed best in the post-monsoon and early summers. Many tourists enjoy a combination of this activity along with other adventure activities like camping, bungee jumping, cliff jumping, and trekking here as well!

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River Rafting Price in Rishikesh Starts @ ₹ 600 Per Person
River Rafting Price in Rishikesh Starts @ ₹ 600 Per Person

River Rafting in Rishikesh

If you are keen on a little adventure and are in search of yet another thrilling activity, then river rafting in India’s Rishikesh should be at the top of your list. The Ganges is known for attracting tourists from all over the world, who come for its power and raw action.

The tributaries of this great river are typically three-star white water rapids; meaning that anything from a beginner to a professional can enjoy here. Another highlight when it comes to this adventure is that the mighty Ganges is physically located directly next to where you undertake it, which serves up another spectacular view.

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River Rafting in the Ganges Rishikesh
River Rafting in the Ganges Rishikesh

Ganga River Originate

White water rafting in Rishikesh is done on the Ganges River, which is also referred to as the Mother Ganga. It’ originates from Gaumukh and runs around 2500 km long. The most popular rafting route in Rishikesh is just 9 km long but has some level 1 and 2 rapids (a II/III US International White Water rating), as well as scenic abodes like Bharat Mandir & Shivanand Ashram (on the right bank).

River Rafting Routes

Another famed route is from Rishikesh to Shivpuri, 15 km long with grade 3 rapids (II+/III US International White Water rating). Grade 3 or higher means stronger rapid flow, longer waves, bigger holes, and overhangs. If you want even more to challenge your senses, consider the 19 km route that begins at Kaudiyala bridge on NH58 towards Rishikesh and Marine drive for 25 km with grade 3 and grade 4 rapids.


Namaste! I am Om. I am a licensed Tourist Guide ( Approved by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India), I’m originally from Varanasi. Now, I am living in Rishikesh. I set up this blog to share my tips and experiences for traveling to inspire and help you to travel more. Hari Om

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