Ganges River Expedition

8 Days in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Level: beginner 

Season: Sept 15-June 30

Trip Dates: Oct-Nov 2020







Trip Overview

Included in Your Trip Cost

  • A skilled, professional guide service provided by our local affiliate operator including a New Wave guide 6:1 ratio guide to guests

  • Roundtrip ground transport

  • Meals from breakfast on day 1 thru breakfast on day 8

  • As per the activities, instruction, and all related equipment as stated in your itinerary

  • All expedition equipment including personal flotation device, helmet, wetsuit and splash jacket 1drybags

  • 32 oz water bottle

  • Video of your trip


Not Included in Your Trip Cost

  • International roundtrip flights to & from New Delhi

  • Pre- and post-trip accommodations and meals

  • Insurance of any kind or including travel protection or mandatory emergency medical & evacuation coverage

  • Items of a personal nature. We will give you a list before the trip

  • Gratuities

New Wave Adventures LLC advises you to purchase travel insurance as we will be traveling in remote areas. New Wave Adventures hires Expeditions India for the trek and rafting part of the adventure. Our New Waveguides will assist you with your adventure throughout  India making it a pleasant and enjoyable time.  

Travel insurance LInk

Trip Overview

Day 0 Arrive meet New Wave Guide

Day 1: Delhi

Day 2: Delhi to Rishikesh 

Day 3: Bhagwan - Beasghat

Day 4: Beasghat - Kaudiyala

Day 5: Kaudiyala - Rishikesh 

Day 6 Rishikesh

Day 7 Rishikesh to Delhi

Day 8 Delhi- Trip ends



Day 0: Arrive in Delhi

Day1:  Stay at the Delhi Radisson hotel.  Review trip itineraries and trip plan Q&A overnight train to Hadiwar

Day 02: Travel from Haridwar to Baghwan camp and visit camp Baghwan along the way

Day 3: Travel from Baghwan to Devprag. After a comprehensive safety briefing and packing the bags on the raft, we head out on the water. We start the trip on the Alaknanda River as it enters the last canyon stretch with good whitewater, featuring rapids such as 'Baghwan's Pillow', 'The Deadly Duos' and more until we reach Devprayag. It is a mild section from here until the campsite with a few rapids where you can body surf, swim, relax, and spot wildlife.

Day 04: Enjoy an easy day with small rapids. Great day to relax, soak in the sun, bodysurf and bird-watch. Raft time is approximately 35 km to Kaudiyala. Set up camp for the night on a beach at Kaudiyala.

Day 05: Raft down adrenaline pumping rapids like 'Daniel's Dip', 'The Wall', 'Three Blind Mice', 'Crossfire', 'Bodysurfing', 'Return to Sender', 'Roller Coaster', 'Golf Course', and lots of smaller ones too. We stop to have lunch and then continue to encounter the big rapids on the Ganga. We end the trip just before the famous Laxman Jhula in Rishikesh.

Day 6 Visit Rishikesh

Day 7 Train to Delhi