Rishikesh is a beautiful place in the state of Uttarakhand in India. It is very near to Haridwar and can be easily reached by road or train or by air too from all major cities of India. Apart from being a holy place and thus visited by pilgrims from all over the country, Rishikesh is also extremely popular amongst adventure sport enthusiasts. River rafting in Rishikesh is a very thrilling and a very popular experience amongst tourists, especially the adventure sport enthusiasts from all across the world. What makes the experience of river rafting in Rishikesh all the more unique, is the flowing white waters of the holy river Ganges.

There are river rafting camps< set up in different places along with banks of the river Ganges in Rishikesh for river rafting expeditions. One of the most popular river rafting camping places in Rishikesh is Shivpuri. River rafting in Rishikesh is completely safe too since there are usually expert guides overlooking the entire process and the expedition of white water rafting in the rivers of Rishikesh. It is thus completely safe and yet the process of rafting through the white waters is a source of great adrenaline rush. Anyone can try river rafting since it is completely safe. A life vest[1] as well as a helmet is provided to every rafter for overall complete safety.

The best time for River rafting in Rishikesh is during the winter season that is from Oct-Feb. The reason is that the monsoon season makes the rivers in Rishikesh extremely ferocious and the summer months can be quite hot in Rishikesh as well. Hence the best time is during the winter season and this is the time rafting enthusiasts from all over India as well as the world travel to Rishikesh for rafting.

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[1] Life Vest: