Some Tips for Rafting and Camping

Rafting at Rishikesh

This water activity is a great way for everyone who is the adventure sports lover. If this is your first rafting trip then it can be an intimidating experience. If you want to be fabulous this moment, here are some tips for a wonderful rafting trip.

Best timing For Rafting

There are two seasons for River Rafting summer and winter, those timings are the best. But It depends on you that which timing is suitable for you.

Winter Season:

The best time to visit Rishikesh for River Rafting is from late September – October to mid-November, weather of Rishikesh is so pleasant during this. December to February maximum temperature is 15 to 20 degree Celsius. So you must choose to stay at any luxury adventure camp and do river rafting at day time. While rafting you can get wet, so you should carry some woolen clothes for your safety from cold.

Summer Season:

Water sports are always preferable during summers. Perfect timing to enjoy rafting thrill is March and April. Jun is very hot at Rishikesh so avoid being at River site at day time. Don’t forget to bring sunscreen to take care of your skin from sunburn.

Age Limit for River Rafting

Rishikesh RaftingRafting can enjoy by all who is above 8 years. It is always advisable to select a rafting stretch according to your age. For age between 8 to 12 years and 60 to 65 years are not allowed in high volume rapids. They can do below 2+ grade rapid – Brahmpuri to Ram Jhoola stretch.

River Rafting Guide Instructions

Experienced rafting guide will provide you a small training session and briefly explain how to handle all dangerous situations encountered while rafting. But you have to pay your all attention while briefing. Always choose a licensed and professional rafting outfitter. Always wear a life jacket and helmet to go inside the river and ask you guide to recheck its tightness.

River rafting guide will tell about some basic rafting commands like – Move forward, backward, fast forward, All back, get down and jump. All commands have some meaningful action that you have to perform during river rafting. He will also describe that how you will survive at the river while you fall out from the raft, rescue commands and instructions.