Brahmpuri is the popular initiation point of river rafting in Rishikesh. Brahmpuri is around 10km, 20 minutes drive from Rishikesh. Brahmpuri river rafting is best for families with children and elder people. It is considered easiest of the three options for river rafting in Rishikesh.
The other two options for river rafting in Rishikesh are – Shivpuri to Rishikesh River Rafting (18km), Marine Drive to Rishikesh River Rafting (24km) and Kaudiyala to Rishikesh River Rafting (36km).
Brahmpuri River Rafting is ideal for tourists who are totally new to river rafting or if the river rafting group contains children. During the rafting, there are small rapids, but overall experience is more like a boating. This rafting lies in Grade 1.
From cost perspective, this is the cheapest of all the river rafting options in Rishikesh. There are further discounts available if the river rafting is booked for a larger group, as group pricing applies.
River Rafting can also be done with other activities as a combo package, including – Cliff Jumping, Rock Climbing, Bungee Jumping, Rappelling, Kayaking, Camping and Trekking.
The rafting packages can be booked from Rishikesh. The booking agencies book an open jeep to carry tourists to Brahmpuri, and this is included in the rafting package.
Its recommended to book the river rafting with branded and authorized travel agencies.
Other things to take care during rafting:
1. Wear loose clothes
2. Do not carry cash or debit/credit cards. Can keep emergency funds wrapped in plastic bags.
3. Do not wear shoes, instead wear slippers