The perfect time goes for river rafting in Rishikesh starts from the early summer to the end of spring.
Yes, it is recommended that you carry the necessary medications with you during your trip, which include insulin, inhalers, bee sting kits etc.
There are different packages available that come in different variants ranging from Rs 400 to Rs 2500 per person.
If one understands all the rules and regulations, River rafting is extremely safe. You have to attend the orientation hours which will ensure due guidance is provided. There will be risks but in the orientation, way to tackle the current will be provided which will ensure that the entire experience is risk-free and safe to embark on.
Shivpuri is just 19 km from Rishikesh.
If you want to take the adventure in December then it is advised that you take it in the first half of December because it does not operate after mid-December. From September to mid-December the river rafting season is the full-blown with lots of crowd at this point.
River rafting in Rishikesh is safe and secure if one pays heed to all the instructions and takes all the necessary precautions as guided by the team. There will be an orientation also which will lay out all the guidelines that have to be followed to ensure a fun and joyous rafting experience.
Yes, June is the last month in which you can enjoy river rafting in summers as between 1 July to 15 September it completely closes due to monsoons and overflowing of rivers.
Yes, as soon as the monsoons are over, rafting in Rishikesh starts again. The first batch of Rafting after the rains in Rishikesh starts in mid-September and lasts till June end. Thus, you can enjoy rafting in November too.
Usually, 6 to 8 people can fit up in a raft. The operator, however, makes sure that the safety of everyone is properly checked. Also, life jackets and other equipment are also provided at the location.
The age limit for river rafting in Rishikesh is 14 years. Anyone above this age can enjoy a fun-filled rafting session. Also the ones between 14 to 18 need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. There is no weight limit until you have a proper physique.
It is advisable to be dressed in layers and synthetic material including wool and polyester. This will help the adventurer in keeping the body warm during the river rafting trip. With jackets and paddling pants, one can help the water spray kept off from the legs.