Alaknanda River Rafting Expedition

Aquaterra Adventures(India) Pvt. Ltd. is a well known abd better liked tour operator in India, who specializes in Adventure travel and tourism in the Himalayan terrains.

Alaknanda River Rafting expedition is a fixed departure trip. The dates for which these trips are held are March 6 - 11 , October 30 to November 4 and December25 - 30 of this year, 2010

Alaknanda River Rafting Expedition Package

This is a self contained multi day river adventure which is in the Alaknanda river The trip starts from the base at the ganges river vear Rishikesh a pilgrim town and the launch will be from the town Chamoli and the end will be at Rudraprayag. This will be a descend of about 70 kilometers of a classic river run negotiating over 85 class 3-4 rapids. this is actually a 165 kiloneters and 6 hours trip through Devprayag, Rudraprayag and Nandprayag to reach Kaidubagarh situated above Alaknanda on the road to Badrinath. This is one of the most exciting river runs of Himalayas which takes you through thick forests and deep gorges, cascading white water foaming rapids and starry nights makes this expedition a truly memorable one.

Itenerary of the Alaknanda River rafting Expedition ( 5 nights and 6 days)

Day 1 - you will leave Delhi by Shatapthi Express at 6.55 am in the morning and reach Hardwar at about 11.30 am and checked in to the camp Silver Sands . The Camp is situated on the sandy beach of the banks of the river ganges where the briefing will take place about the activities as well as about the trip to follow.A short run to Shivpuri will be held to get everyone familiarized with padding commands and safety techniques. You will return to the camp for tea and snacks and have camp fire, barbeque, dinner and stay the night at the camp.
Camping at the river alaknanda
Day 2 - The early morning will see you on the drive to Kaidubagarh while stopping enroute at the confluences of the two rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi which meet to form Ganga. You will check into the guest house as soon as reach Kaidubagarh. You will get your personal kit ready and stay the night at the guest house.
River Alaknanda a view
Day 3 - You will drive to Chamoli early in the mornig and begin the river run after the safety check. You will raft 30 kilometers through about 40 rapids including a possible portage at Hillary fall. Then float back to Kaidubagarh and stay the night in the guest house.
Ready rafts for the expedition
Day 4 - Today you will raft from kaidubagarh to gauchrm rafting down a series of nearly 20 class 3 rapids over a 4 hour day. You will be camping at gauchar for the night which is located at bout 7 kilometers upstream of the confluence of the river Alaknanda with Pindar at Karnaprayag.
Getting ready for the trip
Day 5 - Today you will raft till you are below rudraprayag for about 5 hourscovering 30 kilometers of Class 3 and 4 rapidsincluding a portage at kakar falls. After that drive back to the valley to arrive the camp Silver sands for dinner and stay the night at the camp.
Rafting rapids at the river ganges
Day 6 - Leisure time and relaxing for the morning. Post lunch you will be transferred to Hardwar from where you will board Shatapthi ti reach Delhi, The arrival at Delhi will be around 10.30 pm. Here the unforgettable and once in a life time trip comes to an end.

Payment Details

You can pay by Cash and if you wish to pay by cash, please drop it over at our office after fixing a time.

Payments By Cheque for persons residing in India, cheque payments made out in favor of "Aquaterra Adventures (I) Pvt. Ltd."
Account number Current Account 0272000010724, payable at HDFC Bank Ltd., E-6, Greater Kailash-2, New Delhi-110048, India.
If you live in other parts of India, please send us a demand draft payable at New Delhi.

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Delhi-110048, India. It needs to be routed through
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Contact Details

Aquaterra Adventures(India) Pvt. Ltd.
S-507, Ground Floor
Greater Kailash - II.
New Delhi -110048
Ph: 91-11-29212641, 29212760, 41636101
Avilash: [email protected]
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Author: vinod bharathwaj29 Nov 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 0

i love to watch places like this

Author: kelvin24 Jun 2011 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1

Alaknanda River near Rishikesh carries importance in itself. Spending the vacation over there is the best days for the tourist.

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