01 Arrive Delhi
Arrive in Delhi, the capital city of India. After
completing formalities with customs and immigration, you
will be received by our representative with Traditional
Indian Welcome (with garlands).
Delhi is the capital of India since old times. Delhi's
history dates back to the first millenium BC, when it
was known as Indraprastha. The Tomar Rajputs built Lal
Kot, the core of the first of Delhi's seven cities. It
is the epicenter of the nation's politics, economy and
culture. History is alive and throbbing in Delhi, the
capital of India.
Afterwards transfer to your hotel for the overnight
Day 02 In Delhi.
After breakfast you embark on your sightseeing trip of
Delhi City which would include the visit to Old Delhi
and New Delhi
Old Delhi : An
ancient walled city. Here you would see the Red Fort,
the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire,
Rajghat the Samadhi of our Father of Nation, Jama Masjid
the largest mosque in India and Chandni Chowk the
bustling and colourful market of the old city.
New Delhi : The
city designed and built by the British in the 1920’s- a
city of wide boulevards impressive Government Buildings,
green parks and gardens. First you will visit the two
monuments from the Delhi’s past Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab
Minar. Then your drive takes you along the ceremonial
avenue, Rajpath, past the Imposing India Gate and
After completing the sightseeing return back to the
Hotel for Overnight.
Day 03 Delhi – Rishikesh –
Shivpuri By Road
Morning after breakfast drive to Rishikesh and check
into the camps at Shivpuri located on a large sandy
beach on the banks of river Ganges. Afternoon a briefing
at the camp of the activities and the trip to follow.
Evening campfire would be organized. Overnight at
Day 04 Shivpuri -
Early morning you have the option to hike or take kayak
lessons. After lunch proceed to Rudraprayag, enroute
stop at Devprayag to see the confluence of the Alaknanda
and the Bhagirathi which meet to form the Ganga.
Overnight in the hotel.
Day 05 Rudraprayag –
Morning after breakfast get yourself ready to begin the
expedition. A detailed safety briefing follows with
instructions on paddling commands, rapids to be
encountered etc. Expedition begins with a big Grade IV
rapid, "The Holy Hole", at the confluence with the
Mandakini. Rapids keep coming in quick succession.
Soak in the sun, river and scenery, staying alert to
help negotiate rapids. Lunch at a waterfall and continue
to make camp for the night after Srinagar. Long day on
the river, covering about 36 river kms till Maletha
beach. Campfire dinner and overnight at Maletha Beach
Day 06 Maletha Beach – Beas
Morning after breakfast raft down to Devprayag the
confluence of the Alaknanda & Bhagirathi rivers. Camp at
Beas Ghat, a famous fishing spot for the Mahseer also
called the Ganga Gold. Overnight at Beas Ghat.
Day 07 Beas Ghat - Kudiyala
Your day begins with few rapids. A day for swimming,
body surfing, relaxing and spotting wildlife. Make 30
kms to reach camp below Kaudiyala, after running a
couple of Grade IV rapids, "Daniel's Dip" and "The
Wall". Overnight at camp below
Day 08 Kudiyala - Shivpuri
Day begins with negotiating a few small rapids, followed
by "Three Blind Mice", "Crossfire", and the "Body
Surfing rapid". Cover 15 kms to reach Shivpuri and drive
back to Silver Sands for the last night on river.
Day 09 Shivpuri- Rishikesh
– Delhi By Road
Drive down to Shivpuri after breakfast to begin the
final day's run with big rapids, the "Roller Coaster"
and "Golf Course" to make it an exciting end to a grand
adventure. The trip ends near Rishikesh-lunch and depart
for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and transfer to Hotel. Overnight
stay will be in Delhi.
Day 10 Shivpuri- Rishikesh
– Delhi By Road
This morning assisted in your departure to the
International airport to board the flight back home.