Kayaking in Rishikesh


Kayaking in Rishikesh is among the most thrilling adventure activity in Rishikesh Uttarakhand. In Kayaking, one has to use a plastic boat(kayak) to move across the water using a double-bladed oar(paddle). You can learn kayaking in Rishikesh from some of the best paddlers in India. You will go back home with good boat control, river reading skills, and most importantly a hobby you will cherish for the rest of your life. Read on, to know more about this exciting and thrilling activity.

  • Price: Rs 3200 Per Person Per Day
  • Location: Shivpuri, Rishikesh
  • Duration: 2 Hours in a Day
  • Minimum Age: 15 Years
  • Maximum Weight: 95 Kg
  • Timing: 08 AM to 03 PM
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White Water Kayaking is an extreme sport for adrenaline junkies. To a beginner, it may seem impossible to navigate through the raging rapids. But with thoughtful learning and practice from good instructors, it is possible to be comfortable navigating these waters. Kayaking skills will take you to places you never imagined before. So come learn with us.

Kayaking Course Includes

  • Travel arrangements from kayaking school to rafting start/endpoints.
  • All equipment required for kayaking: Kayak, spray deck, wet suit, paddle, helmet, etc.
  • Services of certified kayaking instructors
  • Services of certified kayaking instructors
  • All required rescue and safety support
  • First aid kit

Course Package Exclude

  • Any kind of accommodation.
  • Meals or beverages
  • Travel arrangements between a base city and a kayaking school.
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, roadblocks, etc.
  • Personal expenses such as additional meals or beverages etc.
  • Adventure travel or medical insurance.
  • Any additional costs incurred for illness, injury, medical evacuations, etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

Stay Options for Kayaking

  • Camps: If you're looking to stay close to our kayaking school then camps in Rishikesh are the best option. Know more about Camping in Rishikesh
  • Beach Camps (On the Banks of Ganga River): It is the most opted option for a stay to learn kayaking in Rishikesh. We operate our kayaking school from these camps so you do not have to travel much. This is the most affordable option for a stay in Rishikesh. Know more about Beach Camps
  • Hotels/Rooms in Shivpuri: Hotels and guest-houses are other options where you can stay. Dormitory rooms are also available in Shivpuri, Rishikesh.

Kayaking Courses in Rishikesh

We offer kayaking training courses for paddlers of all interests and abilities, from beginner to advance. These courses are categorized into four introductory lessons, beginner sessions, intermediate, and advanced kayaking courses. Camp Ganga Vatika provides training in whitewater kayaking in the region of the Himalayas. Below are the details of the 4 Best Kayaking Courses in Rishikesh:

Introduction To White Water Kayaking

If you have never been to Whitewater Kayaking or are new to the water sport this is your course. It is a basic introduction to Whitewater Kayaking. We run this course entirely on flat water in maneuverable short kayaks. This introduction would focus on developing the basic knowledge, techniques, and skills of Whitewater Kayaking with the safety and instructions of our kayak professionals.

  • Duration: 01 Day
  • Difficulty Level: I
  • What You'll Learn: Kayaking techniques like how to carry a kayak, sit in the kayak, balance, and basic strokes.

Beginner Kayaking Course

The beginner kayaking course in Rishikesh is designed to help you learn kayaking techniques like wet exit, Eskimo roll, and other pre-requisite skills to be able to paddle in white water. This beginner class will prepare paddlers to paddle on flat or slow-moving water. After this course, you may be able to take a kayak in Grade II and III rapids.

  • Duration: 02 to 03 Days
  • What You'll Learn: Eskimo roll, wet exit, advanced strokes, and essential white water paddling techniques.
  • Difficulty Level: II

Intermediate Kayaking Course

Already have some experience of whitewater kayaking and looking to feel more confident on Class 2-3 whitewater? The Intermediate Kayaking Course is the perfect way to make that happen! We have some fantastic sections of whitewater here in India giving you the perfect opportunity to understand and develop those fundamental skills.

  • Duration: 05 to 07 Days
  • Eligibility: You should have some experience of kayaking Class 2 white water. We will be kayaking for around 4-5 hours a day, and also on different rivers. You should have a certain amount of paddle fitness or stamina to go through this course.
  • Difficulty Level: III

Advanced Kayaking Course

Our Advanced Kayaking Courses Class III-IV is designed to give you the confidence to run different styles of white water, be it: big volume, technical or continuous rapids. With our vast experience of coaching and our in-depth knowledge of the local area and rivers, it is the perfect way to make a solid foundation that will help you improve your technique and give you an understanding of more challenging white water and a dynamic approach to river running.

  • Duration: 15 to 28 Days
  • Eligibility: You should have some experience of kayaking Class 2 white water. We will be kayaking for around 4-5 hours a day, and also on different rivers. You should have a certain amount of paddle fitness or stamina to go through this course.
  • Difficulty Level: IV

How To Book Kayaking Courses in Rishikesh?

Rishikesh is the dream destination for almost all travelers. It is famous for both its astounding beauty and adventurous activities.
Kayaking booking in Rishikesh can be done easily by following the steps below -

  1. Send Enquiry on WhatsApp with the travel dates, total no of adults, and any other requirement or query. Also, you can fill out the booking form below to send your inquiry for this campsite.
  2. Get Details on WhatsApp and the quotation for your query.
  3. An advance amount of 40% is required to confirm your booking.
  4. Get a booking confirmation message on your WhatsApp with all necessary details like address of meeting point, navigation on the map, and our alternate contact number for support.

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About Kayaking Activity in Rishikesh India

Kayaking has always been a popular sport on the rivers. But the one place where you can enjoy the best of this adventure sport is in the foothills of the Himalayas at the Ganga River. Rishikesh is known as the Rafting capital of country India and the best place to kayak in the country.

Our kayaking courses are suitable for all skill levels kayaking tour seekers. Our Kayaking courses include both, group and private sessions, and schedule them at whatever time is most convenient for you. All Kayaking courses in Rishikesh include transportation to and from the starting and finishing points, all kayaking gear including kayak, life jackets, paddle, helmet, and wet suites if required, and safety guide fee, and kayak Instructor / Guide.

Kayaking is an amazing sport of adrenaline and with the presence of the Himalayas. Rishikesh in Uttarakhand is the best place in India to experience White Water kayaking, that too on the rapids of the river Ganga. If you want to learn or experience this activity then it brings you 3 different options of kayaking in Rishikesh to choose from, so you can take on the kind of adventure that you would want. The 3 variants of kayaking courses are beginner kayaking courses, intermediate courses, and advanced kayaking courses.

If you are interested in giving this exciting sport a try, come join us on our upcoming Kayaking trip! Kayaking in Rishikesh India is something everyone has to try at least once.

FAQ's About Kayaking in Rishikesh

Can a beginner join kayaking courses in Rishikesh?

The Ganges in Rishikesh offers a number of excellent and challenging rapids to start on a kayaking trip. It doesn't matter if you are an absolute beginner, as you can choose a rapid as per your skills and physical abilities. We have been arranging fun kayaking trips in Rishikesh for years. We provide introductory sessions on the basic techniques (including paddling strokes, turning strokes, basic control, and the balance of the kayak) of the sport and inform you of the dos and don'ts before actually taking you out and into the rapids.

What is the age limit to do Kayaking in Rishikesh?

The minimum age of children for Kayaking in Rishikesh is 15 years. Anyone below 15 years is not allowed in this water activity.

What to Wear for Kayaking in Rishikesh?

Swimming costume, Waterproof floaters or sandals with a securable back strap, Windcheater, Jacket, Quick drying clothes.

What is the meeting point of the Rishikesh kayaking?

The meeting point of the Rishikesh kayaking is Ganga Vatika Beach Camps, in Shivpuri. Shivpuri is easily accessible through public transport or shared cabs.

What is the cost of learning kayaking in Rishikesh India?

Kayaking in Rishikesh costs only INR 3200 per person per day. In this package, you will get a perfect kayaking experience conducted under international safety measures with top-standard equipment and experienced kayaking instructors for your safety.

Is there any kind of meals included in the Rishikesh kayaking package?

No, meals are not included in the Rishikesh kayaking package. However, you can add lunch to your package at an additional cost. If you need a complete package with stay and meals then you can consider our camping options in Rishikesh. Beach camps will be the most suitable place to learn kayaking in Rishikesh.

Can I customize my kayaking tour packages in Rishikesh?

We offer both, group and private kayaking sessions and schedule them at whatever time is most convenient for you. If you want to book camping with kayaking in Rishikesh then we can also provide you with the package as per your requirement.