Trekking & Rafting Combos Offer a Unique Experience of Hill Country

Trekking and rafting combos are great if you want to enjoy an adventure on the water while exploring the surrounding landscape as well. The rivers that originate in the mountains flow down to the valleys over rocks and boulders and are encompassed by snowy peaks and steep ridges at all sides. For a rafter navigating the river in the valley, it would be a pity to leave the mountain trails undiscovered as they have so much to offer. The trails in this part of the country present a great deal of variety in terms of the terrain, altitude and vegetation. Each turn has a new secret waiting to be discovered. Every crevice has a story waiting to be heard.

Duration: 6 to 8 Days       Rapids Grade: III+ & IV (difficult, requires precise maneuvering)        Treks Grade: Easy to Moderate (3 to 6 hours of walking per day and can involve a reasonable amount of ascent and descent. Suitable for regular walkers and the first timers too)         Area: Uttarakhand

Best time to go: October till March end
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Chandrashila Trek and Ganga River Rafting
₹ 26,500
5 Nights 6 Days
21 Nov, 22 Nov, 23 Nov, and more
Tungnath, Uttarakhand
Chandrashila Trek and Ganga River Rafting
₹ 26,500
Category: Easy Adventure. For those of you who have little time but want to gain the maximum in a short period, we offer special combo trips which are a mix of both rafting and trekking giving you the best of all that the Himalayas have to offer. Chandrashila top and Dev Prayag down on the river Ganga is the shortest combo trip we can offer. It can be completed in 6 days and is nice and easy giving you a fare share of both the experiences in a week’s time. In the first three days of trekking we will cover Sari, Deorital, Chopta and Chandrashila and then get back to Chopta. We will start our rafting expedition by undertaking the downstream from Chopta to Devprayag, where there is a beautiful confluence of the Alaknanada and the Bhagirathi river. From Devprayag we raft further down to Kodiyala, resting finally at Rishikesh which will end this trek cum river rafting trip. Note: 50% advance payment confirms your booking. We will transport all your belongings for you so that you only have to carry your day pack with camera, water bottle and jacket. We serve three meals a day including snacks and drinks. We provide a variety of tasty healthy food including Indian, Chinese and Western meals with lots of vegetables and fruit. read more read less
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Kuari Pass Trek and Ganga River Rafting
₹ 38,000
9 Nights 10 Days
Available on request
Salud Dugra, Uttarakhand
Kuari Pass Trek and Ganga River Rafting
₹ 38,000
Category: Moderate Adventure. The Kuari pass trek is amongst the best in the Garhwal Mountains. The trail takes you through lush green fields, remote villages and virgin forests. The close range view of Mt. Nanda Devi along with numerous other peaks is the reward that awaits the trekker atop the Kuari pass! Add to this the fact that this combo trip also offers a river expedition down the River Ganga as well. It too offers you some days of trekking first which will take us to our finish point at joshimath. Most treks would end here with a drive from Joshimath to Rishikesh, but you instead will have the luck to drive to Devrayag and then raft downstream Devprayag to Rishikesh. There is just so much a trekker and a rafter can ask from a trip…and you get it all in one! Note: 50% advance payment confirms your booking. We will transport all your belongings for you so that you only have to carry your day pack with camera, water bottle and jacket. We serve three meals a day including snacks and drinks. We provide a variety of tasty healthy food including Indian, Chinese and Western meals with lots of vegetables and fruit. read more read less
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Pangarchulla Climb & Alaknanda River Rafting
₹ 45,000
7 Nights 8 Days
Available on request
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Pangarchulla Climb & Alaknanda River Rafting
₹ 45,000
Category: Moderate Adventure. Pangarchulla (or Pangarchuli) is a trekking peak on the top of the north face - Kuari Pass which is a short trek and starts from Joshimath and complete in 6 days at Joshimath. The peak is of 5000 m and offers great views of Nanda Devi (India's highest mountain) and many others. This is a very spectacular part of the Indian Himalayan and one that we never grow tired of looking at. After this trek, on the way back we get on the rafts for grade IV river expedition which finishes in Rudraprayag. This is a classic river run negotiating over 85 grade III and IV rapids and covering the full distance between Chamoli to Rudraprayag rafting downstream at the Upper Alaknanda river in Uttarakhand. This self contained multi day river adventure especially crafted for those who are looking for an absolute adrenaline rush. Note: 50% advance payment confirms your booking We will transport all your belongings for you so that you only have to carry your day pack with camera, water bottle and jacket We serve three meals a day including snacks and drinks. We provide a variety of tasty healthy food including Indian, Chinese and Western meals with lots of vegetables and fruit read more read less
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Get a 360-degree Perspective

Combined trekking and river rafting trips give you a comprehensive view of the entire region. A trekking trip in Rishikesh covers some of the best-known peaks in the area. The Chandrashila trek involves a gradual trek to the summit at 4000m through dwarf rhododendron bushes. The peak itself offers stunning views of the adjoining mountains including Nandadevi, the highest peak in the Indian Himalayas, Kedarnath, Trishul and Banderpoonch. The same trip offers a rafting expedition on Devprayag - a beautiful confluence of the Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers. It’s truly remarkable to see how the two different colours of the two rivers converge at Devprayag and then flow together as the Ganga. Looking up from your rafts while floating down the river gives a whole new perspective to the surrounding mountains. 

Discover hidden stories 

The Himalayas are a massive treasure trove of myths and legends. Every peak and every shrine has a local folklore about its history. One of our combo trekking and river rafting trips takes you to the ski resort of Auli, that can be reached on a trek from Tali. This nondescript hill-station is significant as the site where the legendary Adiguru Shankaracharya received enlightenment before starting his campaign for the unification of India and the revitalization of Hinduism. Another interesting thing about Auli is the temple of Na Singh and the legend associate with the idol. According to popular belief, when the arm of the idol finally breaks off, the road to Badrinath will be closed forever. Interestingly, the arm of the idol has been getting shorter every year. 

Experience the thrill of camping in the wild

Himalayan trekking and river rafting trips involve the thrilling prospect of setting up camp along river banks and mountain slopes where we halt for the night. Red Chilli Adventure has the best camping arrangements for our combo adventure trips. We provide deluxe tents on twin-share basis with mattresses and blankets. Good down sleeping bags can be availed for an additional cost. We also have separate dining, kitchen and toilet tents. As the most reliable trekking company in India, we maintain high standards of hygiene as well as in-camp safety. After an exhausting day on the slopes or on the river, retiring to your cosy tents at night is a welcome thought. We provide hot meals freshly prepared to boost your energy and prepare you for the next leg of the adventure. It’s interesting how temporary settlements like camps start to feel like home on an extended tour of the outdoors. 

Discover hill country by car 

Zoom past hills and waterfalls; leave the forests behind and discover large parts of hill country as you drive through Rishikesh to get to your trek location. Red Chilli Adventure has the best rated trekking and rafting trips not just for the adventures, but also for the top-class logistical support that we provide. Our site transfers take you from one trekking location to another and make for great road trips themselves. An eight- hour drive from Rishikesh to Sari follows a beautiful route along the Ganga, Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers. There is a stopover at Devprayag en route to Sari. This is a sacred spot for Hindus and thousands of devotees come here every year to absolve their sins in the holy water. If you’re interested in photography, then you’ll be spoilt for choices here. 

Booking an adventure has never been easier

The best adventure combo trips have carefully defined itineraries to help you get the most out of your tour. Our combo trips at Red Chilli Adventure range from 6 to 10 days. Each day of the trip is planned in advance to cover certain parts of the tour. We allot sufficient rest periods in between to boost you up for the next leg of the trip. You may have thought about a river rafting adventure in the Himalayas. However, the planning and logistics of it all may have deterred you from making the trip. With Red Chilli Adventure, all you have to do is log on to our website and book the trip you like and you’re practically there. It really is as easy as that! Enough of reading about other people’s adventures. It’s your turn now. 

River rafting and trekking have become increasingly popular adventure activities around the world. Rishikesh in the northern state of Uttarakhand, is a preferred destination for various water sports as well as trekking expeditions due to its proximity to the Ganga as well as some of the best peaks in the Himalayan range. Red Chilli Adventure is the most reliable rafting company in Rishikesh. Our rafting tours take you over the biggest rapids on the river for an adrenaline boost like no other. Our trekking expeditions on the other hand let you explore the mountains and its many secrets intimately in the company of wild flowers, birds and rhododendron trees. So, book a trip today and be prepared lose yourself to the charms of hill country.