Spruce up Your Rishikesh Trip with Ganga River Rafting

Ganga rafting in Rishikesh has gained steady popularity in the last few years with adventure enthusiasts from India and abroad flocking to the town for a taste of what it has to offer. The rising demand for the sport has naturally led to the growth of several rafting tour operators in Rishikesh. It’s important to partner with the right company to have a good experience. Red Chilli Adventure is the best river rafting company in Rishikesh with 17 years of expert experience in the region and knowledge of the sport. Our staff of highly-trained instructors accompany you on each tour and give you a detailed brief about safety guidelines at the start of your trip. We provide all rafting equipment like paddles, life jackets and helmets. We also provide transport to and from the starting point of the trip. So, the next time you’re in Rishikesh and looking for an adventure, make sure you book with us for an adrenaline rush like no other!

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Ganga River Rafting from Kaudiyala
₹ 2,000
5 Hours
Season: September till end of June
Kaudiyala, Uttarakhand
Ganga River Rafting from Kaudiyala
₹ 2,000
Distance: 35 Km                 Grade: III, III+ (difficult, requires precise maneuvering). It is possible to offer you a half day Ganga river rafting or full day rafting trip on the Ganges in Rishikesh. 35km is only run when river is running high and we need minimum a group of Six people to run this trip. This rafting trip from Kaudiyala (also spelt as Kodiyala) is only offered when the river is running a bit high otherwise it is not possible to run this stretch in one day. This is again grade III, III+ rafting stretch with one grade IV rapid- The Wall, which can be a flipper sometimes which means that the raft may turn upside down throwing us into the water. And regardless of how that sounds it actually is more fun and exciting than dangerous as each raft is not only equipped with able guides and all sorts of safety equipments but each one of you is also wearing a life jacket making it impossible to get hurt. Apart from the 30 minutes drive to the starting point and time taken to issue safety instructions and gear it takes about 4-5 hours on the river and has about 12 rapids including some small and some big ones again interestingly called Daniel's Dip (III+), The Wall (IV), Three blind mice (III+), Cross Fire (III), Roller Coaster (III+), Golf Course (III+) and Club house (III). It takes about one hour to drive to the starting point and then 30 minutes for the preparation and safety briefing. The absolutely thrilling trip ends just before Laxman Jhulla in Rishikesh from where it is another 5 Minutes drive back to The Red Chilli Adventures Office. read more read less
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Ganga River Rafting from Marine Drive
₹ 1,200
3 Hours 30 Minutes
Season: September till end of June
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Ganga River Rafting from Marine Drive
₹ 1,200
Distance : 26 Km                Grade: III, III+ (difficult, requires precise maneuvering). It is possible to offer you a half day Ganga river rafting or full day rafting trip on the Ganga in Rishikesh. We mostly run 26 km long stretch and it is easy to join a group as we have trip going almost every day. We need minimum a group of two people to run this trip any day. This stretch of water has almost ten grade III and grade III+ rapids which are named according to their type. Like The Three Blind Mice is a grade III rapid called so as the water appears almost calm until you get to three quick and consecutive rapids, each following the other very closely. The other rapids are called Cross Fire (III), Roller Coaster (III+), Golf Course (III+) and Club House (III). The trip begins with a 45 minutes to 1 hr drive to the starting point where an appropriate safety briefing is issued while the rafts and other gears are made ready. The point to take note is that this is a fairly easy stretch even though at times an unexpected hydraulic or big waves might appear which are effortlessly handled by our guides. The rafting down the river in totality takes 2-3 hrs even though it could take as long as 3-4 hrs in the months of December and January. We finish our rafting trip just before Luxman Jhula in Rishikesh and then from there is a 5 minutes drive back to the Red Chilli Adventure office. read more read less
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Shivpuri Down White Water Rafting
₹ 900
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2 Hours 30 Minutes
Season: September till end of June
Garhwal, Uttarakhand
Shivpuri Down White Water Rafting
₹ 900
Distance: 16 Km                 Grade: III, III+ (difficult, requires precise maneuvering). This rafting stretch usually takes about 2 hours to finish. It has about 7 rapids including both small and big ones. Some of the good rapids we run on this stretch are Roller coaster (III+), golf Course (III+), and Club house (III). These rapids are safe to raft though there are some big waves and hydraulics. It takes about 30 minutes to one hour to drive to the starting point and then about 30 minutes for the preparation, inflating rafts and safety briefing. Once safety briefing is done, we get on the rafts. It is 2 hours fun on the river with some good splashes and big hits. We finish our rafting trip just before Laxman Jhula and then from there it is a 5 minutes drive back to Red Chilli Adventure office. read more read less
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Our River Rafting Trips in Rishikesh

Our Ganga river rafting trip from Kaudiyala is a half-day trip covering mostly grade III and III+ rapids. This covers a 35-kilometre stretch usually over a span of 4-5 hours on the water. The full stretch of this trip is covered only when the river is running relatively high and needs a group of at least six people. On the Kaudiyala rafting trip you can encounter 12 rapids including Daniel’s Dip (III+), Three Blind Mice (III+), Cross Fire (III), Roller Coaster (III+), Golf Course (III+), and Club House (III). There is a Grade IV rapid on this stretch called The Wall, which can be a bit of a flipper at times meaning, it can cause the raft to capsize. However, this poses no real danger especially with our trained safety instructors on board who are prepared to deal with any such accidents.

The Marine Drive trip is another good route for Ganga rafting in Rishikesh. This 26-kilometre trip is run almost every day and covers ten Grade III and III+ rapids. It usually takes 2-3 hours to complete this trip, although in the winter months of December and January it can take between 3-4 hours. For a last-minute plan, this is a great trip to join. 

The Shivpuri down white-water rafting trip takes place in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. It is a 16-kilometre stretch that we cover in 2 hours and 30 minutes. Here too, we encounter 7 rapids including big and small ones. This short trip is a great way of getting a quick taste of the sport. Although it does have Grade III and III+ rapids, beginners too can enjoy this trip under the guidance of our rafting instructors. 

Enjoy the stunning views of the Himalayas

River rafting in Rishikesh offers breath-taking views of the surrounding Himalayan range. Uttarakhand is home to some of the best-known peaks of the range including several sacred sites like the Yamunotri and Gangotri glaciers. The Ganga is regarded as a holy river by Hindus who come to Rishikesh in hordes to absolve their sins in the sacred water. Rafting on the Ganga offers a great vantage point for stunning views of the mountains. On clear days, the mountains are a sight to behold with the sun lighting up their snowy peaks with myriad hues. The trips offered by Red Chilli Adventure take you across different stretches of the Ganga, so you can enjoy the views of the mountains from various angles. The landscape of Uttarakhand is also beautiful and diverse with the terrain and vegetation changing with varying altitudes. Rafting on Ganga takes you across the valley with 360-degree views of the environs. 

Budget-friendly river rafting trips for all 

Red Chilli Adventure offers some great budget-friendly trips to be enjoyed by everybody. We offer the best rates in the market alongside the best rafting experience for our guests. This makes us the best river rafting company in Rishikesh. Enjoy free date change when you book with us and never lose money again when you have to reschedule. Check out the reviews that our customers have written for us on TripAdvisor. Find out what they have to say about our services and any tips they might have to offer. Our half-day and full-day Rishikesh rafting packages start from as little as Rs. 900 per person. It’s a great opportunity for both beginners and experienced rafters. The former can get a quick taste of the sport with an outing that they can easily fit into their trip itinerary. The experienced rafters get the chance to tackle some great rapids and challenge themselves. 

The most popular rafting spot in India

Rishikesh is one of the most interesting places to visit in our north India tour packages. The quaint little town with its many holy shrines and proximity to the Ganga river is a sacred site for Hindus and a convenient doorway to the mountains. For this reason, Rishikesh is a favourite destination for tourists and devotees alike. Adventure enthusiasts looking for adrenaline-pumping outdoor sports like white-water rafting, skiing, rock-climbing or high-altitude trekking choose Rishikesh as their preferred destination for the many options it offers. River rafting in Rishikesh is a great way of sprucing up your trip by adding those essential elements of surprise and excitement to it. Riding the currents of a temperamental river on an inflatable raft and bouncing over rapids is an experience like no other and is guaranteed to make your trip a truly memorable one. Red Chilli Adventure is among the most trusted river rafting companies in Rishikesh. We organise daily trips covering different grades of rapids to suit beginners as well as experienced rafters. We offer half-day and full-day trips covering different stretches on the river, so you can choose your rafting adventure based on your schedule and trip itinerary.