Day 00 : Takes the overnight train from Delhi to Kathgodam and reach in the early hours of the morning. Overnight on the train.
Day 01 : A seven hour drive to Pithoragarh gives one splendid views of the Trisuli, Nanda Devi and Panchuli ranges. Drive through the towns and villages of Kumaon which provides a rich cultural background for the trip. Don’t be surprised if one wants to stop often to take photographs of the diverse flora and fauna of this region along with the Himalayas in the background. Overnight at Pithoragarh hotel.
Day 02 : A two and a half hour drive from Pithoragarh brings us to the confluence of Gori Ganga and Kali at Jauljibi the starting point of the expedition. After a comprehensive talk on river safety as well as basic instructions one is ready to experience the rush of grade 3 rapids. The sights and sounds of the many villages one cross add to the special experience of being on the river. One pitches camp late afternoon, followed by dinner around the campfire after an amazing day on the river. Camp overnight.
Day 03 : The second day on the Kali begins with a grade 2 rapid. Enjoy the white water as one raft or kayak through the ‘Squeeze’ at Juhlaghat. The river banks sport stalactite and stalagmite formations reminding one of school geography. This afternoon one pitch camp by a waterfall and one can either choose to hike up to it or laze around the campfire, eat dinner and hit the sleeping bag. Camp overnight.
Day 04 :Get ready for some more action on the grade 2-3 rapids to reach Pancheshwar, the confluence of Kali and Saryu. Towards Sonali Gaon and encounter grade 3 rapids as the river picks up volume. Camp overnight.
Day 05 : The River run from Sonali Gaon to Pari Gaon take us through Kali’s biggest rapid, the Chuka, a grade 4+ rapid. As the rapid has several channels one will scout before running it. A few more grade 3 rapids to reach camp across the river from Pari Gaon. There will be plenty to discuss and remember about the day when one sits around the camp fire tucking in a hot, delicious meal. Camp overnight.
Day 06 : The last day on the river one will starts from Pari Gaon to reach the take out at Boom. There is a distinct shift in the vegetation around as one enters the Terai region and one may find wild elephants sharing the river with you! After Lunch load up and drive to Kathgodam to board the night train out of Kathgodam to Delhi.
HISTORY OF THE KALI SARDA
The scenic terraced cultivation of the quaint and remote Kumaoni villages, coupled with the sparking water and wonderful sandy beaches promises you a wilderness journey of a lifetime. This is a great trip to consider for beginners to rafting and kayaking as well as experienced adventurers as it has a few big rapids, such as the Chuka rapid, to thrill you.
A self-contained trip, one will run the river with our experienced guides in the day time and will bask in the natural beauty of the region in the later afternoon and evening. For enthusiastic angler’s - the Mahseer is an absolute delight to be in and Pancheshwar is a popular fishing stop here.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TRIPS
• Long stretches of rafting on Alaknanda & Ganga • Drive through the along the ganga/Alaknanda River and passed the Devprayag and Bagwan Kirti nagar Srinagar • we offer SUP Boarding on the river • water activities like Duckie rides (inflatable kayaks) • kayaking, cata raft rides, oar boating, swimming, splashing, surfing, cliff jumping, raft building & – all at one location • which happens to be the finest white sand beach in the region we call it Action Beach • High end facilities of the campsite. Dom Tents with overlooking the river. • Super location of the camp BANG ON THE RIVER & great views all around • Self-contained expedition through one of the remotest areas and biggest river of the country • Great white water rafting through Class II - IV+ rapids everyday • Amazing scenery all around as you pass through remote landscapes • An exciting ferry ride on the Brahmputra at the beginning and end of the trip • Beach Camping on beautiful sites along the river • Opportunities to view wildlife all through the trip • Explore the cultural of the area with short hikes • Raft down the fourth largest river by discharge in the world (700 thousand cubic feet per second). • Negotiate one of the world’s best big white water. • A journey through a land which is rich in culture and indigenous tribes. • Ferry boat ride up the Brahmaputra River offers great views of the flora and fauna on the riverbeds. Look out to spot some spectacular resident and migratory birds & see the Ganges River Dolphin. • Visit tribal villages & get an insight into their world
Departure 2nd 20 November to 26 November 2016
October to April
Group of 6 to 9 people Cost Rs. 28,000
Group of 10 to 15 people Cost Rs. 27,000
Group of 16 to 20 or above Cost Rs. 26,000
Group of 21 to 30 or above Cost Rs. 25,000
• All the transportation from Rishikesh to put in point in three days and from take out, back to Rishikesh, • Tents on twin/triple share basis. Forest fee. Taxes, mineral water etc. • All the meals in variety during the trip. Which will be providing Indian, Chinese, Continental food • Rafts, life jacket, helmet, paddle and safety equipment. • Professional Raft guides/ safety kayaker cook and helper • All the camping equipment including kitchen tent, dining tent, sleeping mats, chairs and table etc. • Dry Bag for your valuable thing. • Raft experience certificate for 4 days expeditions with
Cost excludes: • Hotel/accommodation and meals in Rishikesh, (can be organize for extra rates) • All the alcoholic beverages and Expenses of personal Nature, Personal insurance. Taxi/train from Delhi to Rishikesh to and back to Delhi. Sleeping bag,
NOTE: All members are requested to bring only essential. Traveling light is essential.
DURING SUMMERS • Bathing Suit or Shorts • T-shirt or Sandos • Sun block and Sun Burn Lotion • Antiseptic Cream • Sunglasses (Optional) • Swimming Goggles (Optional) • Old Sneakers / Neoprene Booties / River Sandals • Waterproof Camera or Waterproof Bag for Camera and other devices • Energy Bars / Energy Drinks • Zip Lock Waterproof Baggies (to keep small things dry) • Towel and Extra Undergarments • Plastic Bags (for wet things such as shorts, bath suit, sneakers, undergarments etc)
DURING COLD WEATHER (In Addition to the list above) • Wool Sweater • Neoprene Gloves • Polypropylene Long underwear
Note: • Cotton Clothes are good for summers • Wetsuits and Booties are available on rent in Rishikesh; you can ask your rafting outfitter • This checklist doesn't mean to imply that you will be able to bring everything on the raft with you • If you are going on an overnight Camping and rafting trip or will include camping as a part of your rafting trip, take a look at the Camping checklist also.
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