Marindrive Rafting Package


Marine Drive is the third starting point for rafting in Rishikesh. The current speed of the water may be slightly higher as compared to those of Shivpuri. It is always suggested to do some research on rafting before visiting Rishikesh. There are experts present at the camp to help the travelers out in understanding the safety measures and danger points. While you can choose to maximize your fun at the highest level as a beginner or an expert, it is equally important to safeguard oneself from any harm of danger.

Some other angles being added to the same fun do include- major rapids like roller coaster and the golf course. The marine rafting phenomena are inclusive of rapids that do come with some grades too like- grade III and grade IV rapids too. Any time during September and June is good for visiting Marine Drive. It is recommended that one avoids the time during the monsoons because of the heavy rainfall expected in this location. The entire stretch of the River Ganga that gets covered in rafting from Marine Drive to Ram Jhula is of about 26 kilometers. The total duration required in this lovely rafting including the preparation time is approximately 4.5 hours. It is a location worth visiting especially with friends and family to maximize the fun.

Safety Tips

1-Expert trainers and rafting instructors are there to consult on white water rafting trips and assist in choosing the right stretch.

2-Firstly hire an expert who know river rapids well and can help in scouting the raft even through the rapids well. Secondly, a guide accompanied raft ensures safety as life is valuable.

3-Carefully select the Life Jacket and Helmet based on the size as well as comfort of body and head. An oversized life jacket is dangerous for a rafter.

4-Experienced rafters who prefer to sail their own rafting expedition must not drink alcohol as this can put the lives of all the group rafters on that boat at stake.

5-Rafting in dark is fatal so ensure to reach at campsite or starting point before the onset of dawn.

6-In Rafting Trip, take filled water bottles alongwith you as summer heat may cause nausea, vomiting or dehydration. Furthermore, river water is not apt for drinking so must avoid it.

7-Wear the right thermal wetsuits during White Water River rafting.

8-Summer heat may cause heat strokes during the rafting expedition. The serious effects of heat strokes are nausea, dehydration, headaches, vomiting etc.


16 September 2018

To 30 June 2019