Yamuna River Rafting - Inflatable Rafting - Duckie Raft | GIO Adventures

Exciting Rafting + Duckie Rides in Yamuna (3 Days)


Rs.6,200
Product Code: RT22
Availability: In Stock
Duration: 3 Days
Season: Feb-Jun, Sep-Nov
Grade: Moderate +
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ITINERARY


Day 1: DEHRADUN – VIRATHKHAI (NEAR CHAKRATA) drive 80kms./2 - 3hrs

Arrive at the lodge for an early lunch. Check in into the camp/lodge and relax for some time in the beautiful environs. After an early lunch we will drive down to Yamuna bridge (about 45 mins). This is the starting point for our rafting. Here you will be briefed on rafting/safety techniques by the trip leader. Today we will indulge in bridge slithering, an exciting rope activity & rafting. We will raft for about 9 kms through a very exciting stretch of river. There are plenty of exciting rapids along the way. This section has class II – III rapids. We finish our rafting at Lohari and from there drive back to the camp/lodge where hot tea and pakodas await us. In the evening enjoy bonfire with light music and dinner.

Day 2: FULL DAY ON THE RIVER

Wake up early in the morning and head out for a short & beautiful hike around the camp/lodge. Return to the lodge for breakfast. Post breakfast we head down to the action station, Yamuna bridge and today the action continues as we head out for a 14 kms long rafting stretch which has thrilling nonstop white water. We will raft all the way down to Juddo and from there drive back to the bridge where picnic lunch is waiting for us. Post lunch we get back to business and explore the thrills of duckie ride. We will run these inflatable kayaks through some safe and easy class I & II rapids. This activity is followed by body surfing & river crossing. Having exhausted ourselves totally we head back to the camp/lodge. In the evening we have a bonfire with light music and dinner.

Day 3: VIRATKHAI - DEHRADUN

After breakfast check out of the lodge/camp and drive back to Dehradun and proceed with your onwards journey

PRICE


PRICE INCLUDES 

  • Accommodation: In cottages or Deluxe tents on twin-sharing/single basis for 2 nights as per package taken
  • Food: Veg/Non-Veg meals. All meals beginning with lunch on Day 1 to breakfast on the day 3. Lunch is vegetarian and dinner would have a non-vegetarian dish. Morning & evening Tea/Coffee & cookies/snacks to be served
  • 2 rafting stretches on the Yamuna as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Duckie (inflatable kayak) rides
  • Bridge slithering, river crossing & controlled body surfing
  • Experienced instructors, safety kayakers & state-of-the-art equipment to ensure maximum safety
  • Bonfire in the nights
  • First aid kit (our guides are certified in handling first aid situations)

TRIP PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Transport of any kind (can be arranged at extra cost by us )
  • Liquor, soft drinks, bottled water, beverages, etc.
  • Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, etc.
  • Any services / meals not mentioned above
  • Insurance
  • Service Tax

F&B EXTRAS (IN ADDITION TO MEALS INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGES)

  • Extra Breakfast: Rs. 200 per person
  • Extra Lunch: Rs. 300 per person (Veg)
  • Extra Dinner: Rs. 400 per person (Non-veg)
  • Cocktail snacks: Rs. 250 per person (1 Veg + 1 Non-veg) / Rs. 350 per person (2 Veg + 2 Non-veg)
  • Personal Barbeque charges: Rs. 3000 for BBQ box, skewers, coal & marinated 2 veg & 2 non veg items for 2 adults + 2 children

PAYMENT TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Payment to be made by Bank Transfer/Cheque/DD in favour of GREAT INDIAN OUTDOORS (P) LTD. payable at New Delhi/Gurgaon or online through our payment gateway
  • Payment for this trip will not be adjusted against any future trips
  • Cancellation Policy
    • >45 Days: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
    • 30-45 Days: 75% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
    • 15-30 Days: 50% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
    • <15 Days: No refund

VITAL INFORMATION


How to Reach

By Road:

Option 1: Delhi – Kurukshetra – Yamuna Nagar – Paonta Sahib – Herbetpur - Vikas Nagar – Kalsi – Viraatkhai
Option 2: Delhi – Loni – Baghpat – Baraut – Shamli – Saharanpur – Herbertpur – Vikas Nagar – Kalsi – Viraatkhai
Option 3: Delhi – Meerut – Muzaffarnagar – Roorkee – Dehradun – Herbertpur – Vikas Nagar – Kalsi – Viraatkhai

By Air:

Dehradun is now well connected to Delhi and Mumbai and the list of connections is growing daily with regular flights from all over the country. From Delhi there are close to 8 flights that operate during the day starting with the first flight at 9:55 am and the last flight at 3:30 pm. Fares begin at Rs. 3200 per person. On the return also, there are flights available all day with the last flight departing at 4:30 pm.

By By Rail:

Haridwar is well connected to all parts of the country by rail. For cities that are not directly connected to Haridwar, one could come to Delhi and then take any of the trains to Haridwar that run all through the day. Given below are some of the train connections between Haridwar and Delhi.

Expected Weather

In the period Mar – Apr day time is going to be warm and very pleasant. The water is going to be moderately cold and extremely inviting. So you might end up spending more time off the boat than on it. Evenings are going to be moderately cold in Mar & Apr. Night temperature will be around 12 -20 deg Celsius in Mar - Apr so come prepared with some light winter clothing.

In the period May – Jun day time is going to be warm but while one is on the river it is going to be very pleasant. The water is going to be moderately cold and extremely inviting. So you might end up spending more time off the boat than on it. Evenings are going to be pleasant. Night temperature will be around 18 -24 deg Celsius do carry some light winter clothing as it can get windy and slightly cold.

In the period Oct to mid Dec day time is going to be warm and pleasant if the sun is out, which mostly is around this time. Yamuna water is surprisingly quite pleasant compared to other rivers and a dip in the river is going to initially feel cold but couple of dips and you will start enjoying the water. Evenings are going to be reasonably cold in Oct & Nov and cold in December. With a bonfire next to you it is going to be an enjoyable experience. December the night temperature can go down to about 5 deg Celsius so come prepared with some winter clothing. In Oct – Nov period night temperature will be around 10 – 15 deg Celsius and you will need protection from the cold.

List of Essentials

Below is a list of essentials you would require at the camp:

  1. Small day pack/back pack
  2. T-shirts/Shirts
  3. Shorts
  4. Comfortable fit Jeans/Track Pants
  5. Jacket/Sweater (please see the section on weather)
  6. Floaters
  7. Comfortable walking shoes/sneakers
  8. Sunscreen Lotion
  9. Cap
  10. Flashlight
  11. Sunglasses with holding strings
  12. Medicines, if requiring any specific medication
  13. Camera (optional)
  14. LOADS OF ENTHUSIASM!!

Carry your stuff in a duffel bag/soft shoulder bag or a rucksack and avoid suitcases/strolleys

Disclaimer

Great Indian Outdoors (P) Ltd. takes utmost care to ensure safety of its clients. However in the case of any unforeseen mishaps, Great Indian Outdoors (P) Ltd. will not be liable for any injuries caused or for loss of life. All disputes rising due to the above are subject to the jurisdiction of the courts in New Delhi/Delhi only. All participants would be required to sign an Indemnity Form before the start of the program, without which they would not be allowed to take part in the trip/program/activities.

03Days|Feb toJun,Sep to Nov|Mod+


HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TRIPS

  1. Long stretches of rafting on Alaknanda & Ganga
  2. ACTION BEACH GO GOA IN GARHWAL: we offer water activities like Duckie rides (inflatable kayaks), kayaking (hard shells), catarraft rides, oar boating, swimming, splashing, surfing, cliff jumping, river crossing, raft building & racing all at one location which happens to be the finest white sand beach in the region we call it Action Beach
  3. High end facilities of the campsite. Luxury tents with great interiors & attached washrooms (running hot/cold water). There are beautiful dining areas overlooking the river.
  4. Super location of the camp BANG ON THE RIVER & great views all around

BASE FOR THE TRIP: H.E.L RIVERSIDE CAMP

Himalayan Eco Lodges (H.E.L) riverside luxury camp at Jayalgarh is surely the finest riverside camp in the country and a great base to raft from on Alaknanda, Upper Alaknanda & Ganga. The campsite has a spectacular setting and high end facilities to compliment it. Interesting fact about the campsite is that it is so uniquely placed that from here one can easily raft on 5 rivers namely Alaknanda, Ganga, Bhagirath, Pinder & Mandakini.
This luxury campsite on the banks of Alaknanda river is blessed with an interesting character. There is a thick forest cover in the background playing home to a variety of birds, beautiful fields and an odd village house across the river, white water rapid close by creating audio signals very soothing to the ears & a sand beach ideal for keeping children occupied for hours.

DETAILS
Duration 3 Days
Region Uttarakhand - Garhwal, Uttarakhand

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