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 Marine drive down on the river Ganga is the shortest combo trip we can offer. It can be completed in 5 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 drive you to Byasi at red chilli camp where you stay overnight and then next raft down to Rishikesh covering 26km of river Ganga. We finish our trip after arriving back at our office.
- 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.
What is included in the tour
- Transportation from Rishikesh to Rishikesh.
- Accommodation in tents on twin share basis during trekking.
- All meals (Day 1 Lunch to Day 5 Breakfast)
- Sleeping mattress.
- Permits and entrance fees.
- Good English speaking guide, cooks and porters, mules.
- Stay at luxury camp red chilli on twin share with dinner, breakfast and evening snack around the bon fire
- 26km rafting along with safety kayaker and transport back to our office
What is NOT included in the tour
- Accommodation in Rishikesh.
- Personal Insurance.
- All alcoholic beverages and personal expenses.
- Good down sleeping bags can be provided at an additional cost of Rs.100 per day.
- Deoria (Tal) Lake
- Temple of Tungnath
- Devprayag - confluence of river Alaknanda and Bhagirathi
- 26km Rafting in Rishikesh
- Red Chilli Luxury Camp
- Highest trekking point 4000 m
Day 01 :
DRIVE RISHIKESH TO SARI (8 hours) AND TREK TO DEVRIATAL (45 minutes):
Our trek begins from the town of Rishikesh. Morning, after breakfast we drive for a good 7-8 hours to reach Sari. The drive, though long is beautiful as we drive along the Ganga, Alaknanda and Mandakani rivers. Enroute we stop at Deoprayag which is another important Hindu site, known for the confluence of two distinct colored Bhagirathi and Alaknanada Rivers, which then flows down as the Ganga. Once in Sari, we trek for a short while to the beautiful Himalayan Lake, Deorital. This trek does not take long but is steep, often giving a good view of the surrounding villages.
At Deorital, You can take the day off to explore the area around and then retire to your cozy tents after a good, wholesome dinner.
Day 02 :
TREK FROM DEVRIATAL TO CHOPTA (3000m) 5-6 hr:
The mornings in the Himalayas are one to look forward to. Wake up early to catch the first rays of the sun on the snow covered Himalyas. The orangish hue of the mountains is one to keep as memory in your cameras! Once we have fed you with an energy giving breakfast, we set forth to Chopta. This is a gradual trek and takes 5-6 hours to complete, which however pass relatively quickly as you pass through the dense, cool forests and beautiful alpine meadows dotted with wild flowers. Arrive at Chopta and camp at outskirts. Meals and Overnight stay in Tents.
Day 03 :
TREK CHOPTA TO CHANDERSHILA (4000m) AND RETURN TO CHOPTA -6-7hrs):
Our target today is to reach the summit of Chandrashilla in time so that we can catch the panoramic view of the high Himalayan peaks in good light. The trek is mostly a gradual ascent through the maroonish-reddish dwarf rhododendron bushes. At the summit, take in a good look at the prominent peaks surrounding you from all directions. Almost every prominent peak of the Garhwal Himalayas can be spotted from here. To one side is Nanda Devi (7817Mtrs-the highest peak of Indian Himalayas), the other side is Kedarnath, Trishul, Banderpoonch etc. Each peak is a spectacular view and finds its mention in the myths and folk tales of the plains below. Explore the area and then trace your steps back to the camp at Chopta. This downward journey is far easier and we finish it in good time to camp again at Chopta..
CHOPTA TO RED CHILLI CAMP AT BYASI- 8 hrs:
Morning after breakfast, we board our vehicle and drive back to Rishikesh at Red chilli camp. Upon arrival Camp briefing is done and after that you are free to check into your tents. Afternoon is free for beach volleyball, kayaking or to relax & rock climbing and rappelling activity is also available. In the evening campfire is set up and snacks which is followed by dinner and overnight stay at camp.
MARINE DRIVE RAFTING TRIP (26km/3hrs):
Morning Tea/coffee is served at dining area at 7:00 onwards. After breakfast, you get ready for rafting. You are provided all rafting gear (life jacket, helmet& Paddle), safety briefing by your guides and then we raft down the Ganga River. We raft down to Rishikesh which is 26 Km and go over rapids like GRADE 3++ - Three Blind Mice, cross Fire, Body surfing, Return to Sender, Roller Coaster, Golf Course and lots more. Body surfing and cliff jumping is a part of the rafting package. We also provide you some snacks and soft drinks on the way. We end the trip near Laxman Jhula. Drive 5minutes back to our office where you can collect your bags. trips finishes.
From Delhi to Red Chilli Adventure >
Take Hamilton Rd/Zorawar Singh Marg to NH44 in Kashmere Gate 4 min (850 m)
Continue on NH44. Take Outer Ring Rd and NH9 to Sonia Vihar - Pushta Rd in Rajiv Nagar 17 min (6.8 km)
Continue on Sonia Vihar - Pushta Rd. Take Saharanpur - Delhi Rd to NH334B in Baghpat Rural Hamedabad Mill 47 min (31.6 km)
Continue on NH334B. Drive from NH334 to Tapovan, Rishikesh 4 h 56 min (214 km)
Turn right at Travel Partner. Destination (Red Chilli Adventure) will be on the left 36 s (85 m)