White Water Rafting - Shivpuri
Adventure / Trekking
#22 of 29 Places to Visit in Rishikesh
Distance (From Rishikesh Railway Station): 16 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): Half Day to Full Day
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab
Travel Tips: This cost includes pick-up from the Rafting office in Rishikesh, travel to Shivpuri, cost of rafting, guide, and all required equipment.
At a distance of 16 km from Rishikesh Railway Station, Shivpuri is a small town located on the Rishikesh - Badrinath Road. Famous for White Water, it is one of the top places to visit as part of Rishikesh tour packages, especially for adventure enthusiasts.
Known for its numerous camps, Shivpuri is the major River Rafting destination in Rishikesh. Shivpuri is the starting point of the most popular River Rafting trip on the Ganges River. Rafting at Shivpuri is one of the things to do in Rishikesh as it has the most ideal river rafting stretch in Rishikesh. Rafting from Shivpuri till Lakshman Jhula is a 16 km stretch and covers some of the most exciting Grade III, IV Rapids for approximately 3 hours. This adventurous trip covers exciting rapids like a roller coaster, golf course, clubhouse, etc. The rafting is supported by excellent safety standards and well-trained guides.
Besides rafting, tourists can indulge in several activities like camping, mountaineering, and jungle trekking at Shivpuri. Visitors will also have the opportunity of learning the techniques of yoga and meditation during their stay in Shivpuri.
The Rafting season in Shivpuri starts in Mid-October and ends in June. Shivpuri Rafting is ideal for non-swimmers. Shivpuri Rafting trip can be enjoyed by friends, families, college groups, corporate groups, and everyone aged 14 years and over. This rafting trip is an adventurous experience and less risky compared to other river rafting trips in Rishikesh.
Rafting Cost: Rs. 1850 for Person for 2 days and 1 night with accommodation, Rs. 650 for Person without accommodation