At the foot of the Himalayan Mountains, India is blessed with an amazing diversity of rivers. Simply put, we live in a white-water enthusiast's paradise with an awesome variety of white-water rafting adventures to tempt any level of traveller. Exploring India via the river is a unique way to get off the beaten track and embrace our fascinating culture, pristine wilderness and diverse wildlife more intimately. Whether you want to try rafting for the first time or is an avid white-water junkie looking for a challenge - we are ready to take you on the adventure of a lifetime...

Like the name goes you are on an expedition but a tiny one. A quick getaway! A slice... a teaser of what the real one would be like. Since most of you in this fast-moving world are hard-pressed for time these expeditions work as an excellent break. The adventure element remains full on ! These mini - getaways are sure to remind you of the absolute need for a good vacation... some space and time for yourself to chill and relax.

Trip Facts

  • Area: Garhwal Himalayas
  • Accommodation: 01 Overnight River Expedition Style River Camp, 01 Overnight , Himalayan Retreat Eco Camp Shivpuri.
  • Trip Duration: 2 Nights / 3 Days , River Grade : - II - III+
  • Rivers: Lower Alaknanda & Ganges , Reporting time : - 06:30 am on Day 1st


Day 01: - Drive Bagwan and raft till Byas Ghat

We start our journey early from Rishikesh and drive about 3 hours covering 80 kms to Bagwan in the morning. At Bagwan you will meet your guides and the rest of The Paddle India team. Once all the safety instructions and preparations are complete we begin the day with a few relaxing and relatively small rapids. You can just laze this day out by swimming, body surfing, spotting wildlife and just plain relaxing. After roughly 2 and half hours we would reach Camp Byas Ghat where we camp for the night at the beach.

Day 02: - Raft Byas Ghat till Kaudiyala & drive to Camp Shivpuri

Wake up easy and enjoy the chanting views of the Ganges Valley. Sometime you can also spot the local fisherman catching the fishes in the early morning. After breakfast pack the gear and get ready for another day on river. The day begins with negotiating a couple of small rapids through a relaxing stretch of 22 Kms making it an easy day for rafting till we reach Kaudiyala. Today rafting section is easy and in leisure. At Kaudiyala we finish the trip just below the rapid "Daniel's Dip" and from here we board the vehicles and drive for next 40 min to reach our campsite at Shivpuri. Dinner and overnight stay at camp in Shivpuri.

DAY 03 : - Classic White-Water Day

This is the day for all those with an adventurous streak in them. After breakfast, we drive approx. 25 min upstream to reach Marine Drive and after all necessary safety precautions we start rafting on river. Today we run rapids such as Three Blind Mice, Crossfire, Body Surfing Rapid and much more. We cross the Shivpuri village and we continue downstream covering a few more big rapids such as Roller Coaster and Golf Course making it an exciting end to a great adventure. We end the trip at NIM beach near Laxman Jhula. After lunch depart to your further destinations.

Trip Cost

  • 1 - 2 Pax : Rs. 20,000/- Per Person
  • 3 - 4 Pax : Rs. 16,000/- Per Person
  • 5 - 8 Pax : Rs. 12,500/- Per Person
  • 9 - 12 Pax: Rs. 10,500/- Per Person

Price Includes

  • Transportation From Our Base To Put In Point And After Rafting Back To Base In Rishikesh
  • Meals ( 1 Day Lunch Till Last Day Lunch )
  • Forest Department Rafting Fees
  • Professional Rafting Gear
  • Professional Safety Kayaker
  • Professional Rafting Guide And River Staff
  • Camping Equipment ( Dome Tent On Twin Share Basis And Foam Sleeping Mat )

Price Excludes

  • Any Kind Of Insurance
  • Any Kind Medical, Evacuation (Emergency) Hospitalisation And Rescue Expenses.
  • Any Kind Of That Expense Which Is Not Of Trip Nature.
  • Any Kind Of Alcoholic And Non-Alcoholic Drinks
  • Any Kind Of Transportation Beyond The Trip Route And Itinerary.
  • Any Kind Of Stay And Meals In Rishikesh.
  • Any Kind Of Breakfast On The 1st Day