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RISHIKESH, UTTARAKHAND

Whitewater Kayak Intermediate Course

Learn to navigate rapids in a solo kayak

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7 Days | INR 22,500 

  • Kayak training [L1+2]

  • Gear rental

  • 4-5 river runs

  • Local transfers

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Pre-requisites

1. Knowing basic swimming

2. Good general health

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ITINERARY

Day 1- Reach Rishikesh & settle in. Meet your instructor for your first lesson. Learn to paddle, take turns, stop and understand basics of river hydrology. 

Day 2- Meet your instructor at the kayak school and head to the river. Learn emergency exit techniques, how to enter a river eddy and practice some more paddling.

 

Day 3- Learn how to cross a river and get initiated into the eskimo roll, a self- rescue technique. Head for your first mini-expedition down to Ram Jhula. 

Day 4-5- It's time to hit Grade 2 rapids. Feel the thrill of navigating through the rapids on your own. Practise the eskimo roll. 

Day 6- Learn to brace, edge in and attempt a longer strecth of Grade 2 rapids. Then back to rolling clinic to master the eskimo roll.

Day 7- Are you ready for some Grade 3 rapids? End your course with a bang as you attempt a 14km run with over 8 rapids, all the way from Shivpuri.   

Celebrate learning a new sport & exploring the river terrain like never before.

KAYAK TIMING-

A typical day of kayaking is from 10am-1pm. You can buy snacks by the river near the practice area. 

EVENINGS-

Post kayaking, get back to your accommodation, refresh and spend the evening walking around Laxman Jhula. Sit in a cafe by the Ganga, attend the Ganga Arti or try some yoga/ meditation sessions if you're up for it :)

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Upcoming Slots - 2023-24

Batches start every Thursday

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A sneak peek into our Beginner Course

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Weather & terrain

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THINGS TO KNOW

Price details

Price mentioned is per person. Accommodation is not included, but we are happy to suggest hostels/ hotels closeby to the training site. 

Cancellation/ Rescheduling Policy

We charge 10% of total price as a cancellation fee if cancelled 7 days before start date. And 20% of total price if cancelled within 7 days of start date. 

Disclaimer

1. It is mandatory for players to abide by sport safety regulations of the school and destination.

2. The school reserves a right to charge for gear damage, if any.

3. AdventurePlay is not liable for any injury or death caused.

By using AdventurePlay services, you agree to abide by our user policy. 

Participant Reviews

Learning Kayaking at Rishikesh with Adventure play has been such a nice experience. The kayak instructors are so experienced & having him around gave me the confidence to tackle even the scariest rapids. Would definitely recommend to everyone to give it a try.

Ishan Shetty

I enjoyed kayaking in mother Ganga for two days.The guides were so good that I could enjoy safely. The campsite location and food were good, though it was a little cold at night.Totally it was excellent.Thank you very much for arrangement the tour.

Naoko Shiga

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