River Rafting in Rishikesh – Pricing Chart and FAQs

River Rafting in Rishikesh Complete Guide

Are you planning for a river rafting activity in Rishikesh? So here is the complete information about the rafting and the average packages pricing from the different rafting companies in Rishikesh which will provide you the complete accommodation, meals and stay in your package.


Rafting season in Rishikesh starts from April to July basically. There are many rafting companies in Rishikesh who provide rafting services in Rishikesh. Rishikesh is one of the popular rafting destinations in India.


Rafting in Rishikesh is the most popular activity to do in Rishikesh for adventure sports lovers. Indians as well as foreigners come here to enjoy the thrills of Ganga in the form of river rafting. River Ganga which flows from Gangotri(origin place of Ganges) to Rishikesh is full of many adventurous rapids in between the flow. 



Rafting in Rishikesh
Rafting in Rishikesh

River rafting package highlights – Rishikesh

1- Trusted and friendly rafting companies in Rishikesh
2 – All the companies have legal licenses provided by the Tourism and Forest department of Uttarakhand.
3 – 10+ years of experience in River rafting.
4 – Certified and experienced rafting guides.
5 – Good choice of corporations and school groups.

Average Cost of River Rafting in Rishikesh

Brahampuri to Rishikesh(8 Km) Rs. 500/ person
Shivpuri to Rishikesh(16 Km) Rs. 1600/ person
Marine Drive to Rishikesh(26 Km) Rs. 2000/ person
Kaudiyala to Rishikesh(35 Km) Rs. 2500/ person


The above pricing is an average pricing of rafting in Rishikesh from different travel and rafting companies they pricing may vary a little bit.

Note: Smoking and alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited during rafting. Overweight and pregnant or having any other suffering peoples are not allowed. So make sure you are fit for rafting.


Rafting package includes:

1 – Transportation
2 – Wetsuits, life jackets, raft and paddles
3 – 1 experienced guide will be with you
4 – 1 day package includes dinner breakfast and lunch


Except river rafting Rishikesh is very famous for some ancient temples and Aashrams. There are some most beautiful and interesting places to visit in Rishikesh where you can also visit after.

Frequently  asked Questions about Rishikesh Rafting


Is River rafting safe in Rishikesh?

As you all know, Rafting is an adventure sport and you have to follow the instructions provided by your guide. Wear all the safety equipment properly recheck them and rafting is safe.

What is the best time for river rafting in Rishikesh?

In May and June the temperature at Rishikesh touches 35 degrees and sometimes more. The best time for rafting in Rishikesh is in the month of September. The best time to visit Rishikesh is from March to May.

What is the minimum age for rafting in Rishikesh?

The minimum age required for rafting is 14 years old. Less than that are not allowed for river rafting.

Can kids do rafting in Rishikesh?

Kids below 14 years are not allowed to participate in river rafting at Rishikesh but some people violate the rule. As well as adults above 60 are also not allowed for rafting. These guidelines are issued by the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board.

Should we carry Rafting equipments together?

No you don’t need to carry the rafting equipments together or life jackets etc. To whom you will book your river rafting ride they will provide you all the things which will include in your package cost.

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