FAQ River Rafting
Which month is best for rafting in Rishikesh?
The best months for rafting in Rishikesh are from October to December mid and then from February mid to April mid. The weather is very favorable these days.
Can kids go rafting in Rishikesh?
For rafting in Rishikesh, the age of children should be above 14 years. For children younger than 14 years, there are river stretches which is a 9 km rafting run from Brahmpuri to Rishikesh which is more like a floating trip. Rafting is not allowed by Uttarakhand Tourism for children below 14 years of age.
Is river rafting safe?
By following all the guidelines, rafting is a 100% safe adventure activity. However, like all adventure activities, we all stand humbled by mother nature.
What should I wear for rafting in Rishikesh?
For rafting, you can wear shorts and a T-shirt during the summer. If you are rafting by rafting in the winter season, then during the winter season, insulated wetsuits are provided for comfort. One should avoid wearing cotton clothes as it does not dry easily. It is necessary to carry a pair of extra clothes while rafting. So that you can wear dry clothes after the activity.
What to do if you get thrown off from the raft while you are white water rafting?
If you fall off the raft during the activity, you have to catch the safety line which will be thrown towards you by your rafting guide. He will also pull you back in as you come near to the raft. As you will also be wearing a life jacket, you will not drown for sure. There are safety ropes outside the raft which you can grab also. Do not release the rope or the raft until your guide or companion has pulled you onto the raft.
Is white water rafting scary?
All people have different mental levels, some people are afraid of water. But when you go rafting, your fear turns into an adventure.
Is Rafting Safe for Non-Swimmers?
Yes, rafting is absolutely safe even for non-swimmers. Because you are given a life jacket during rafting, which keeps on swimming to get you.