For those of you who have little time but want to gain the maximum in a short period, we offer special combo trips which are a mix of both rafting and trekking giving you the best of all that the Himalayas have to offer. Chandershilla top and Dev Prayag down on the river Ganga is a shortest combo trip we can offer. It can be completed in 6 days and is nice and easy giving you a fare share of both the experiences in a weeks time.
This combination involves for the first three days of trekking in which we will cover Sari, Deorital, Chopta and Chandershilla and then get back to Chopta , wherein we will start our rafting expedition by undertaking the downstream from Chopta to Devprayag, where there is a beautiful confluence of the The Alaknanada and The Bhagirathi River. From Devprayag we raft further down to Kodiyala , resting finally at Rishikesh which will end this Trek cum raft trip.
Morning, we drive from Rishikesh to Sari Village approx. 7-8 hours. Breakfast enroute. The driving through the valleys of river Ganga, Alaknanda and Mandakani shows a beautiful landscape of the foothills of the Great Himalays. Enroute we stop at Deoprayag which is the confluence point of two different rivers named Bhagirathi and Alaknanada, which then flows down as the Ganga. Once we reach to Sari, we trek for a short while to the Himalayan Lake.
Deoria Tal. The trek is approximately 45 min. to 1 hour, giving a good view of the beautiful Sari Village. On arriving in Deoria Tal, explore the area and be ready with your cameras to capture the beautiful sunset having its orange rays in the Great Himalayas. Later dinner and overnight in tents.
Wake up early to catch the first rays of the sun on the snow capped peaks of the himalayas. After breakfast, we trek to chopta through dense forest and alpine meadows, with packed lunch . Upon arrival at chopta set out your tents for overnight stay. In the evening explore the magnificent view of the himalayas.
After an early breakfast trek to Tungnath with packed lunch. Tungnath is situated at the height of 3680 mts from the sea level thehighest in India. The trek is three kms upward. Enroute you will find lush green meadows and you can see the entire range of snow clapped Himalayas. Uponarrival at TungnathTemple and visit the temple. After relax further one kms trek to Chandrasila peak, which has themagnificient views of the Great Himalayasandwith the view of highest peak of India Nanda Devi (7848 mts.). Later trek back toChopta for dinner and overnight stay .
Now its a day to say a Good Bye to the Himalayas and to get ready for the splash of Whitewater Trip. After having breakfast, we drive to our river camp at Gauchar. In the evening, we will have a safety talk about rafting and some safety drills. Enjoy the evening campfire around the river camp.
Today after breakfast we drive to Kaldubagarh upstream from our campsite. Today we raft from Kaldubagarh to Gauchar, rafting down a plenty of nearly 20 Class 3+ rapids. The day is full of action trip. Dinner and overnight stay at Gauchar river camp.
After breakfast, we get on the river and raft till Rudarpryag. Today the section is more "pool & drop" as compared to the start with plenty of grade 2+ - 3+ rapids. We reach the Gauchar rapid and after a good scouting we run the rapid safely. Plenty of rapids and more water. We finish the trip just little above Rudraprayag town. After packing up we drive for approx. 1.5 hrs to Juyalgarh camp. Have shower and get refresh. Realx down in comfortable beds and cozy interior of the camp. Dinner and overnight stay at Juyalgarh.
After breakfast, we drive for next 3.5 hrs to Rishikesh. Upon arrival in Rishikesh trip ends.