Take your thrill to the supreme level by indulging in water sports in Rishikesh. Amidst those scenic mountainous landscapes of Rishikesh, these heart-racing activities are a must-do for everyone as they promise an unforgettable experience. Rishikesh is a haven for adventure lovers as you get to see the best water sports facility and have an enthralling getaway amidst the snow capped mountains.

Promising an enthralling vacation, Rishikesh water sports are the highlight of the vacation for adventure junkies. While river rafting is one of the most popular and invigorating activities in Rishikesh, there is no dearth of other adventurous activities. The mighty and ferocious waters of River Ganga also promise a thrilling venture as you get to indulge in activities like rappelling, kayaking and canoeing in Rishikesh.

Whether it involves an electrifying cliff jumping into the waters of River Ganga or waterfall trekking with your friends and family, the travellers can look forward to getting a plentiful dose of adventure during their vacation.

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Rafting in Rishikesh | Book @ ₹600 Only & Get Flat 30% off Best Seller
Rafting in Rishikesh | Book @ ₹600 Only & Get Flat 30% off

3H

Rishikesh

Location: Rishikesh, UttarakhandTimings: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PMRafting is an amazing sport of adrenaline and with the presence of the Himalayas at the northern frontier of India, the rivers in the region have a raging nature and that is why Rishikesh in Uttarakhand is the best place in the country to experience White Water Rafting, that too on the rapids of the river Ganga. This activity brings to you different options of rafting in Rishikesh to choose from, so you can take on the kind of adventure that you would want. Grab this oppurtunity with your friends or family to face the rapids of the ganga and have cliff jumping and body surfing as an additional activity to do.Available Package Option:Kodiyala Down (35km)Rishikesh to Kodiyala down to Laxman JhulaRapids- The wall (IV), Three blind mice (III+), Crossfire (III), Roller coaster (III+), Golf Course (III+), Club house (III)Marine Drive Down (24km)Rishikesh to Marine Drive down to Laxman JhulaRapids- Three blind mice (III+), Crossfire (III), Roller coaster (III+), Golf Course (III+), Clubhouse (III)Shivpuri Down (16km)Rishikesh to Shivpuri down to Laxman JhulaRapids- Roller coaster (III+), Golf Course (III+), and Clubhouse (III).Brahmpuri Down (10km)Rishikesh to Brahmpuri down to RamjhulaRapids- Jail No Bail (Grade II+),  Double  trouble (Grade  II)  and Hilton  (Grade II)How to reach:The meetup point is located within the and is accessible local/private transport The meetup point will be disclosed once the booking is done.
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INR 600

Rafting Brahmpuri to Ramjhula
Rafting Brahmpuri to Ramjhula

2D/1N

Rishikesh

About the Activity:Head out for an exciting river rafting from Brahmpuri to Ramjhula and feel the thrill as you try this exciting activity.Start your tour after reaching your base camp at Rishikesh and make yourself comfortable.Get served with hot buffet lunch and then spend some free time to explore the area or enjoy camp games like volleyball, badminton softball cricket.In the evening enjoy a hot cup of tea while sitting by the bonfire.Next day head out for the exciting river rafting experience and reach your starting point.Hit some of the enjoyable rapids on the Ganga i.e. Initiation, Double Trouble, Hilton and Terminator.  One can try Body Surfing and Cliff Jumping if you want on this part. Float past the temples and ashrams and Ghats, enjoying the riverbank life along the Ganga. Reach Rishikesh and conclude your tour here.
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INR 1,750

Kayaking in Rishikesh @ 20% off | Book & Get 700 Cashback! Best Seller
Kayaking in Rishikesh @ 20% off | Book & Get 700 Cashback!

3H

Rishikesh

Location: RishikeshTime Slots: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM- Kayaking experience is a must for every water sports enthusiast visiting Rishikesh. Rishikesh witnesses the best form of the river Ganga for the amazing water rafting experience. - Kayaking in the holy Ganga River is an adventurous as well as a spiritual experience. The holy river will give you some of the best thrills of your life as you go for 10 km of kayaking.- Rivet in this amazing experience of kayaking in Rishikesh as the gorgeous river offers both the beginner and the expert a thrilling kayaking experience.- Feel your adrenaline rush as you fight the raging waves grades of descent levels that will challenge your wits. - We have top standard equipment, experienced kayaking instructors and all international safety measures in places to make sure that you have a phenomenal experience. - Round trip transfers from the operations office are also included in the package. Operational Standards for Rishikesh Kayaking:Minimum Age- 14 yrsMaximum Weight- 100 kgHow to Reach:The operation office is near Lakshman Jhula which is accessible easily through public transport or shared cabs.
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Rafting Rock Climbing Rappelling and more in Rishikesh

4H

Rishikesh

Embark on a delightful journey to the adventure abode - Rishikesh - for a perfect dose of relaxation and thrill. Trek through the enchanting forests lined with alpines, raft against the mighty river rapids, ride the splashing waves while bodysurfing, and take a dive in the divine Ganges by jumping off the cliff. Not just this, we also have rock climbing and rappelling for you.This 3-hour long adventure package is the best way to break free from a mundane routine and explore the rocky cliffs, pristine forests and burbling waters in Rishikesh.
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INR 900

River Rafting, Bungee Jumping and Camping by the Ganges
River Rafting, Bungee Jumping and Camping by the Ganges

3D/2N

Rishikesh

About the Activity:Experience India’s first fixed platform bungy jump destination at Mohan Chutti (52km), a pristine location tucked in the Shivaliks further ahead of Rishikesh. Upon reaching, you’ll meet the instructor team, understand the gear, safety tips, jumping techniques, and sign up for a memorabilia kit (photographs, DVD, t-shirt printed with pictures of your jump) if required.The rapids of the mighty Ganges are experienced by many at their best.Upon your arrival at Campsite in the morning after check-in, you will be transferred for the rafting. The package includes all meals, accommodation in Air-cooled tents and activities.
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30 Ratings

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INR 8,900

Camping In Rishikesh With River Rafting Flat 30% Off Featured
Camping In Rishikesh With River Rafting Flat 30% Off

2D/1N

Rishikesh

About the Activity:Rishikesh and rafting are twins with unbreakable bonding between each other. The spiritually enhanced city has genuine sets of adventurous rapids to make any adventure lover's tour unforgettable.Check this 2-day camping and rafting package that offers you maximum fun and the moments of utmost thrill on the tricky yet beautiful rapids of the mighty Ganges.Once you arrive in Rishikesh early morning, check in to your camps and relax. Later, with all the equipment set right, head out to beat those rapids hidden.In the evening, gather near the bonfire, share your experience, indulge in some fun games and sports and relax till it is late night.The next day, proceed to explore the mystic city beautified by the reverberating hilltops and glittering Ganga Ghats.The package includes food, accommodation in tents and maximum fun.There are two types of variants, 1) tented accommodation with common bathroom and 2) tented accommodation with attached bathroom.Check-In- 12:00PM Check-Out- 10:00AMHow to reach?The campsite location will be disclosed after confirmation of booking.Minimum number of people required: 2
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INR 1,680

Rafting Course with 5 Activities Combo in Rishikesh
Rafting Course with 5 Activities Combo in Rishikesh

6H

Rishikesh

Rishikesh, based in Uttarakhand, comprises of charming natural beauty along with offering a number of fun-filled activities for the adventure lovers. Rishikesh, being a perfect blend of spiritual composition, adventurous activities and sparkling water bodies with scenic beauty, soothes the mind and soul of all peace and adventure seekers.About the ActivityIn Rishikesh, with the assistance of trained professionals who are experts in Rafting course and other activities, you get a chance to derive maximum delight of testing the stability of your mind and body. The Rafting Course and Multiple Activities Combo in Rishikesh let you exercise your inner strength and enhance your ability to take risks. The adventurous activity also lets you build up your self-confidence in taking up challenges and balancing your mind and body at the same time. With this combo, you can go through a thrilling rafting ride over the sparkling rapids in Rishikesh and also experience other 5 adventurous activities. The Rafting and Multiple Activities combo activity in Rishikesh comes with three stages of Rafting distance, namely Course 1 (9 km), Course 2 (16 km) and Course 3 (26 km). You can choose any one of the combo activities according to your comfortability.Other Activities IncludedReverse Bungee JumpingRope CourseBowling Cricket SimulatorFootball SimulatorCombo with different Rafting distance availableCourse 1: Rafting with 9 km + Multiple ActivitiesCourse 2: Rafting with 16 km + Multiplies ActivitiesCourse 3: Rafting with 26 km + Multiple ActivitiesTime Duration: 6 hours How to ReachThe location is based at a distance of 45 minutes from Rishikesh and can be easily reached through convenient public and private transportation. 
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INR 4,099

INR 3,600

Rafting in Rishikesh | Book @ 41% off & Cashback ₹450 Best Seller
Rafting in Rishikesh | Book @ 41% off & Cashback ₹450

3H

Rishikesh

Location: Tapovan, RishikeshActivity timing: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM- River rafting in Rishikesh is something to experience gliding on the rapids of River Ganges.-When the river enters the city of Rishikesh, it dawns on a raging form, creating rapids (high-speed waves) that make this rafting experience full of excitement. - In this river rafting in Rishikesh package, you get to choose from options in the length as in how far you want to raft down the river. There are 3 stretches ranging from 9 km to 26 km, with a varying number of grades from II to IV. - Apart from this exciting adventure, you also get to experience activities like Cliff Jumping and Body Surfing. You will experience the cliff jumping from the height of 20 to 25 ft. - You will be going to enjoy these activities with an experienced instructor cum guide. First, the instructor will give a brief lesson about safety precautions and activity. After that, you will be going to enjoy your rafting experience. Package type:Rafting for 9 km:  In this type of package, you will be going to enjoy 3 rapids of Grade II ( suitable for beginner or a non-swimmer) and above, which will be covered in a duration of 2 hours. Rafting for 16 km: In this type of package, you will be going to enjoy 3 rapids of Grade III (suitable for non-swimmers who want more thrill), which will be covered in a duration of 3 hours. Also, this package includes cliff jumping and surfing. Rafting for 26 km: In this type of package, you will be going to enjoy 5 rapids of grade IV (suitable for experienced as this grade is difficult and have high irregular waves), to be covered in a duration of 4-5 hours including cliff jumping and surfing. How to reach:The activity will start in Tapovan and you need to reach here. Tapovan is just 7 km away from Rishikesh. You can easily reach here by public or private cab. 
Excellent

676 Ratings

5.0

676 Ratings

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INR 962

INR 567

Waterfall Rappelling in Rishikesh
Waterfall Rappelling in Rishikesh

2H

Rishikesh

About the activity: Experience a waterfall rappelling session on your next visit to the hilly terrains of Rishikesh and get your friends and family along. Strap the ropes onto your body and spiral down from the waterfalls gradually as the water hits you from above, making the activity more challenging. The Neergarh waterfalls is a beautiful spot where you can experience these waterfalls from about 80 ft up in the air. Enjoy the lush landscapes of the lovely mountains and rivers of Rishikesh. 
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39 Ratings

4.0

39 Ratings

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INR 600

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  1. Which are some fun-filled water sports we can have in Rishikesh?

    1. River Rafting: One of the most sought-after water sports in Rishikesh, river rafting is one of the must do activities for adventure junkies. There are five grade levels for rafting in Rishikesh where you get to manoeuvre through the thrilling rapids of River Ganga anytime throughout the year. As the grade level increases, the difficulty level increases for your rafting experience. Some of the popular grades for rafting in Rishikesh are Sweet Sixteen (Grade-I), Hilton and Terminator (Grade-II), Three Blind Mice (Grade-III), The Wall (Grade-IV), Daniel's Dip (Grade-V) etc. The rafting professionals take care of the highest safety standards and offer a thrilling adventure for all rafting enthusiasts.

    Location: Kaudiyala- Marine Drive (10 km with grade III & IV), Marine Drive- Shivpuri (11 km with grade II & III), Shivpuri-Brahmpuri (11 km with grade I & II), Brahmpuri-Lakshman Jhula (9 km with grade I).
    Price: INR 400-1300.

    2. Waterfall Trekking: Gear up for an offbeat experience with waterfall trekking in Rishikesh. The adventurous activity can be combined with a picnic while you take a hike up the mountain along the river with your loved ones. Waterfall trekking in Rishikesh offers a wonderful time whether you are a beginner or an experienced trekker. Amidst the scenic beauty, it is a wonderful experience to navigate through the challenging jungle trails in Rishikesh to reach the waterfall. The most amazing waterfalls to trek in Rishikesh are Neergarh Waterfall, Garud Chatti Waterfall and the Patna Waterfall.

    Location:
    Waterfall trek, Kunjapuri Trek and Neelkanth Mahadev Trek.

    3. Kayaking: One of the prominent Rishikesh water sports, Kayaking is an activity that tests your physical strength while allowing a pulse-racing time on your vacation. The refreshing activity can be tried from moderate to challenging rapids under the supervision of experienced professionals in Rishikesh. After acquainting yourself with the necessary skills, kayaking can be enjoyed in the waters of River Ganges. In Rishikesh, kayaking is a beautiful experience as you get to hop on specially designed boats and have the best kayaking gear to let you have a memorable experience.

    Location: Shivpuri region.
    Price: Varies according to the duration and level of kayaking training required.

    4. Cliff Jumping: One of the adventurous water sports in Rishikesh, cliff jumping involves jumping from a height into the river. Rishikesh boasts of some magnificent cliffs which makes this activity totally adrenaline pumping here. The activity is one of the popular adventure sports for both beginners and experts in Rishikesh as you jump from a height of 30-40 feet. The adventure sport tests your mental and physical capabilities and offers an adrenaline pumping experience. The most popular place for cliff-jumping in Rishikesh is located in the lower part of the Brahmapuri Stretch which is 2 km before Laxman Jhula.

    Location:
    2 km before Lakshman Jhula from Brahmapuri.

    5. Body Surfing: Body surfing is among the most refreshing Rishikesh water sports which is very easy to do and promises a lot of fun. This beginner friendly activity does not require any prior experience or training and usually can be enjoyed for free when you partake in river rafting in Rishikesh. In body surfing, you can ride along the waves as you are steered along with the motion of the river. With a few accessories like hand paddles and waves blades, body surfing can be enjoyed thoroughly when you are in Rishikesh.

    Location: 
    This can be enjoyed at the Ganges and is mostly included in rafting package.
    Price: Starts from INR 1,000 onwards.

  2. What are the best places in Rishikesh for water sports?

    1. Triveni Ghat: Known for being the confluence of three rivers viz. Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati, Triveni Ghat is one of the best places for nature lovers in Rishikesh. One can enjoy bathing in the river here and enjoy the glittering waters of River Ganga. While Triveni Ghat is more famous for its religious activities like Ganga Arti, tourists here can look forward to an enchanting experience sitting by the calming waters of the river Ganga.

    2. Patna Waterfall: For the adventure enthusiasts, Patna Waterfalls offers an exciting Rishikesh water sport viz. trekking. It is one of the most sought-after places for monsoon trekking when you can enjoy a thrilling getaway due to the increased risk. It is well-known for its limestone caves as they make a spectacular landscape when combined with the lush greenery. It offers a trekking experience which can be completed in 1.5 km from the Rajaji Forest and offers a pulse racing getaway for everyone.

    3. Shivpuri: This is a small town which is located 20 kilometres away from Rishikesh. It is a popular spot for having an adventurous outing by enjoying activities like river rafting with camping in Rishikesh. The famous camps here offer a scintillating view of the mountains and valleys and attract all the adventure junkies in Rishikesh. It has some of the famous rapids on River Ganga which are Return to Sender, Roller Coaster, Golf course and Club House. Other thrilling experiences which can be enjoyed at Shivpuri are kayaking, nature trails, rappelling and beach activities.

  3. What are the water activities small kids can do in Rishikesh?

    1. Play on the banks of the River Ganges: One of the best ways to spend time with kids in Rishikesh is to take them on the river blanks and indulge in various activities. Kids can play various games here like cricket, badminton, volleyball etc. It is a good place to have a picnic with your loved ones and soak in the serene ambience of River Ganga when you are there.

    2. Enjoy boating: Have an adventure by doing boating in the waters of River Ganges in Rishikesh. It is one of the most refreshing water sports in Rishikesh for kids as you can enjoy the beautiful scenery and treasure some amazing memories. It is also a great way to see the Ganga arti and explore the surroundings of this holy city.

  4. Where can I do river Rafting in Rishikesh?

    River rafting in Rishikesh can be enjoyed over the waters of River Ganga. The four popular routes for enjoying river rafting in Rishikesh are:

    1. Kaudiyala- Marine Drive (10 km with grade III & IV)
    2. Marine Drive- Shivpuri (11 km with grade II & III)
    3. Shivpuri-Brahmpuri (11 km with grade I & II)
    4. Brahmpuri-Lakshman Jhula (9 km with grade I).

  5. Where can I go for a boat ride in Rishikesh?

    The best place for doing a boat ride in Rishikesh is Tehri Lake. The lake offers a soothing ambience where you can enjoy a number of water sports along with boating.

  6. How much will it cost me to do River Rafting in Rishikesh?

    The cost for doing river rafting in Rishikesh differs from INR 1500 to INR 2500 per person.

  7. Is it worth visiting Rishikesh for water activities?

    Yes, Rishikesh is totally worth indulging yourself in water activities. It is blessed with the ferocious waters of River Ganga which promises some breathtaking adventures for the travellers. Some of the popular water sports which can be enjoyed here include kayaking, river rafting, body surfing etc.

  8. What kind of health precautions must be taken care of for river Rafting?

    While doing river rafting, one must always wear a life jacket which is perfectly clipped and the right fit for you. The participant should wear the helmet and have the right outerwear to save themselves from the chilly waters of River Ganga.

    Along with that, one can make sure to carry along extra gear for protection like sunglasses with straps and sunscreen to protect yourself from sunburn due to UV radiation. Also, make sure that you follow the instructions from the guide carefully to hold the paddle properly, don’t panic and always hold the boat while going downstream.

  9. What is the minimum age required to do water activities in Rishikesh?

    The minimum age to participate in water activities in Rishikesh is 18.

  10. Can a non-swimmer indulge in water sports in Rishikesh?

    Yes, a non-swimmer can easily indulge in water sports in Rishikesh. The water sports activities here are organised under the supervision of experienced professionals who will advise you the necessary precautions to exercise during your adventure activity.

    Moreover, they accompany you and tell you the specific techniques to help you in case of any emergency with their pre-hand knowledge.

  11. What happens in case of any medical emergency during water sports?

    In case of any medical emergency during the water sports, the tour operators have their first aid protocols which are strictly adhered to. In such circumstances, the nearest hospital is contacted so that medical aid can be provided at the earliest.

  12. What is body surfing in Rishikesh?

    Body surfing is one of the popular water activities in Rishikesh which you can undertake for an adventurous getaway.

    It is an activity where your body will float on the waves and you will be dependent on the river current to take you along with it. It involves riding with the waves by streamlining the body along.

  13. Is rafting open in Rishikesh in december?

    Yes, rafting is open in Rishikesh in December. However, it is a time when not many tourists indulge in camping and rafting activities. Therefore, one can enjoy a vacation to Rishikesh without the tourist rush in December.

  14. What is the best time to visit Rishikesh for water sports?

    The most favourable time to visit Rishikesh for water sports is from the month of October to June. The months of Monsoon aren’t the best time to visit Rishikesh for water sports as the river is at its full velocity.