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Adventures with Corbett Wildlife and Rishikesh Waters

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 6 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 18 people
Destination(s): India  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing   National Parks  
Season: October - February
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 336 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 440 US Dollar (USD)

Highlights:
- Places: Corbett, Rishikesh
- Activities: sightseeing, rafting, tiger safari, camping.

Jim Corbett National Park, the first wildlife reserve of India, extending over an area of more than 500 sq km in the Himalayan foothills. Corbett national park was established in 1936, as the Hailey National Park. In 1955-56 it has changed to Ramganga National Park and finally Jim Corbett National Park in the honor of legendary hunter-turned- conservationist. The total Area of the National Park is 1318.54 sq. km. The main wildlife animals found in the Park includes the tiger, elephant, chital, sambar, nilgai, gharial, King Cobra, muntjac, wild boar, hedgehog, common musk shrew, flying fox, Indian Pangolin, and nearly 600 species of birds.

An excellent getaway from city stress - the tented river camp offers complete outdoor experience with white water rafting at its very best, camp games, solitude, campfire tales, kayaking, abseiling, good food and new found friends. And, for those not so adventurous, it is a great holiday to put their feet up & relax, with a few lazy walks thrown in. For people with more time on their hands, a self-contained, multi-day rafting expeditions on the tributaries of the holy Ganga, the Alaknanda, Bhagirathi and Kali rivers is recommended, both of which are possible within 6-9 days from Delhi.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival Delhi. Delhi - Corbett. On arrival at Delhi airport. Transfer to Corbett which is a 6 hours drive. Night Tiger Safari.

Day 2: Corbett. After Breakfast, Outdoor activities: river crossing, rappelling and rock climbing (any two). Visit to the legendary hunter Jim Corbett's old house and Dhangarhi museum. Overnight stay in resort.

Day 3: Tiger – Rishikesh. Morning Tiger Safari. Followed by the visit to the popular Corbett Falls. Overnight drive to Rishikesh.

Option 1:

Day 4: Arrive at Camp Silver Sands for breakfast. Check into tents, camp briefing etc. Tea/coffee will be served 7:00 a.m. onwards. After breakfast, we will get into rafting gear and after safety briefing we will raft down big volume of Ganga’s white water. Rafting will be done on rapids like "Three Blind Mice", "Crossfire", "Bodysurfing", "Return to Sender", "Roller Coaster", "and Golf Course" and lots more. We end the trip near Laxman Jhula. After a drive of 30 minutes we will be back in Camp for hot lunch. Afternoon activities include kayaking, volleyball or hike to a nearby village. Barbecue dinner will be served near the campfire and Overnight stay will follow at Camp.

Day 5: Tea will be served by 7:00 am. After breakfast at 8:30am, we will drive 30 minutes to Kaudiyala. We will board our rafts and then we can raft down the two big rapids on this section, the "Daniel's Dip" and “The Wall". After hot lunch, Lots of bodysurfing and floating in the Camp is possible. In the evening, we will depart to Delhi for our onward journey.

Option 2:

Day 4: Depart Delhi in the morning. Arrive at Camp Silver Sands after lunch. Check into tents, camp briefing etc. Beach volleyball, kayaking or relax. Dinner will be served besides the campfire and Overnight stay will follow at Camp.

Day 5: Tea/coffee will be served 7:00 a.m. onwards. After breakfast, we will get into rafting gear and after safety briefing we will raft down big volume of Ganga’s white water. Rafting will be done on rapids like "Three Blind Mice", "Crossfire", "Bodysurfing", "Return to Sender", "Roller Coaster", "and Golf Course" and lots more. We end the trip near Laxman Jhula. After a drive of 30 minutes we will be back in Camp for hot lunch. Afternoon activities include kayaking, volleyball or hike to a nearby village. Barbecue dinner will be served near the campfire and Overnight stay will follow at Camp.

Day 6: Tea will be served by 7:00 am. After breakfast at 8:30am, we will drive 30 minutes to Kaudiyala. We will board our rafts and then we can raft down the two big rapids on this section, the "Daniel's Dip" and “The Wall". After hot lunch, Lots of bodysurfing and floating in the Camp is possible. In the evening, we will depart to Delhi for our onward journey.

Option 3:

Day 4: Arrive at Camp Silver Sands for lunch. Check into tents, camp briefing etc. After lunch, raft a 10 km initiation section from Camp till Shivpuri. From here we will drive back to Camp for hot tea/coffee. Dinner will be served besides the campfire and Overnight stay will follow at Camp.

Day 5: Tea/coffee will be served 7:00 a.m. onwards. After breakfast, we will get into rafting gear and after safety briefing we will raft down big volume of Ganga’s white water. Rafting will be done on rapids like "Three Blind Mice", "Crossfire", "Bodysurfing", "Return to Sender", "Roller Coaster", "and Golf Course" and lots more. We end the trip near Laxman Jhula. After a drive of 30 minutes we will be back in Camp for hot lunch. Afternoon activities include kayaking, volleyball or hike to a nearby village. Barbecue dinner will be served near the campfire and Overnight stay will follow at Camp.

Day 6: Tea will be served by 7:00 am. After breakfast at 8:30 am, we will drive 30 minutes to Kaudiyala. We will board our rafts and then we can raft down the two big rapids on this section, the "Daniel's Dip" and “The Wall". After hot lunch, Lots of bodysurfing and floating in the Camp is possible. In the evening, we will depart to Delhi for our onward journey.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

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