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River Rafting in Alaknanda (06 Days)

  Duration :- 05 Nights / 06 Days
Destination :- Haridwar - Kaldubagar - Chamoli - Gauchar - Rudraprayag - Rishikesh - Haridwar.

Beach CampDay 01 : Haridwar
Arrive Haridwar meet assist and drive to Great Himalayan Beach Camp . Breakfast at Camp . Relax late afternoon raft down the stretch of 24 Kms to Rishikesh to get familiar with the paddling and safety . the rapids techniques, negotiating the rapids on the Ganga, like "Three Blind Mice", "Body Surfing", Rollercoaster, Golf course and few small rapids  for about 3 hr  This is a exercise to   prepare ourselves to take  the challenging stretch on  Alaknanda River . We finish our trip short of Rishikesh & drive back to beach camp  In the evening you can hike  up to the village  or play beach volley ball

Day 02 : Haridwar - Kaldubagar
Early morning wake up call with a cup of coffee/ tea followed by breakfast and drive to Kaldubagar which takes approx 6- 7 hours. The drive takes you through the Himalayan roads passing by beautiful villages and pilgrim towns ie Devprayag & Rudarprayag.  Arrive  and overnight stay in a hotel/river camp. After settling down , there is a briefing on the river expedition and the excitement coming  Days. We  pack  and get ready for the next Day.

Day 03 : Kaldubagar - Chamoli
We start with a early breakfast drive to Chamoli . The most challenging stretch of the river. At Putin point we Book Your Tourget ready the rafts followed by a detailed safety briefing follows with instructions on paddling, rapids to be encountered . The Expeditions is flagged off with Exciting rapids  of grade 4/4+ rapids. Depending on the volume of water, we negotiate or walk around the Hillary Fall rapid at Nandprayag. We call it a Day at Kaldubagar after a long exhilarating Day on the river.

Day 04 : Gauchar
This Day the stretch of paddling down will be till Gauchar another exciting Day on the river with rapids of grade 3/4 rapids. We  pass the confluence of Pindar at Karanprayag. The Pindar River brings in more volume of water , adding more strength  to rapids to follow. ToDay we  camp on a big sandy beach, We settle in to star gaze around the bonfire and make ourselves comfortable.

Day 05 : Rudraprayag
RudraprayagAfter Breakfast get ready on the river and raft till Rudraprayag .The section is more drop pools compared to the beginning You shall again encounter rapids  of 3/4 r. We reach the  kakar fall grade 5 rapid .  We do a good reading   of the rapid  before we negotiate . The canyon is narrow enough, about 15 meters, for a Kakar  Deer to leap  through   We finish . the trip after running the Holy Hole grade 4 rapid. Drive back to Rishikesh.  Arrive and check in  at Great Himalayan Expeditions Beach Camps .

Day 06 : Rishikesh - Haridwar (To Board Shatabdi Express)
Breakfast at Camp drive to Rishikesh for Sight seeing visit to the town later in the evening transfer to Haridwar to board the Train Shatabadi Express for Delhi. Previous Experience of rafting and kayaking would be added help Expeditions Runs on 06 Pax minimum Requirement
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