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Auli Skiing With Rishikesh Rafting(7 Nights)

Haridwar, Rudraprayag, Auli, Rishikesh, Haridwar

for Adventure Seeker

Holiday Overview

White Water Rafting (Photo Courtesy: Daniel Echeverri)
Views at Auli (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 March 2010)
Views from Cable Car (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 March 2010)
Closer look at the Confluence (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 March 2010)

Auli Skiing With Rishikesh Rafting is a winter itinerary for an adventure seeker looking to visit Auli for Skiing and combine it with a bit of Rafting at Rishikesh

Route

Rudraprayag(1) - Auli(4) - Rishikesh(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Proceed to Rudraprayag
  • Day-2 Rudraprayag - Joshimath - Auli
  • Day-3 Skiing at Auli
  • Day-4 Skiing at Auli
  • Day-5 Skiing at Auli
  • Day-6 Auli - Rishikesh
  • Day-7 White Water Rafting
  • Day-8 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Rishikesh - Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh (20.00 kms), White Water Rafting (30.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Haridwar Departure - Haridwar
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
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  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

2 nights can be added at Rajaji National Park for Bird watching. Campsites at Jayalgarh, New Tehri enroute offer walking, trekking, bird watching etc. So that also could be interesting for an adventure seeker.

Distances
  • Haridwar to Rudraprayag -161 kms (5 hrs)
  • Rudraprayag to Auli -123 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Auli to Rishikesh -280 kms (9 hrs)
  • Rishikesh to Haridwar -20 kms (0.5 hrs)
Route

Haridwar - Rudraprayag(1) - Auli(4) - Rishikesh(2) - Haridwar

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Proceed to Rudraprayag Arrive at Rudraprayag by late evening. Rudraprayag is a riverside stopover enroute to Auli. It is also confluence of tributories of holy river Ganges. Time permitting visit temples around the area.

Day-2 Rudraprayag - Joshimath - Auli "Proceed to Joshimath (176 kms - 6 hrs) in order to reach before 4:30 PM to catch the last Cable Car to reach Auli. Auli (8000+ ft asl) is a prime skiing destination in India and renowned for best slopes and skiing experience after Gulmarg.

Day-3 Skiing at Auli Enjoy Skiing and magnificent 180 degrees view of the Nandadevi Peaks. Beginners start at the Baby slopes before graduating to higher and more adventurous slopes. Experienced skiers straightway use ski lifts to reach higher slopes. There are two sessions. Morning and afternoon (Post Lunch).

Day-4 Skiing at Auli Skiing at Auli.

Day-5 Skiing at Auli Skiing at Auli.

Day-6 Auli - Rishikesh Take earliest cable car and proceed to Rishikesh (280 kms - 9 hrs).

Day-7 White Water Rafting Travel 20 kms by road upstream and then enjoy a mid-run of Whitewater Rafting back to Rishikesh (about 20 kms downstream with enroute halt for lunch).

Day-8 Departure Depart for onward journey. Time permitting visit temples at Rishikesh or visit adventure centre that offers Bungee Jumping.

Detailed Sightseeing

Rishikesh :

  • Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh - Jumping Heights, an adventure company offers Bungee Jumping and other adventure facilities enroute Neelkanth Mahadev temple at about 20 kms from Rishikesh. This is first of its kind facility in India having Jump of about 80 meters. Other activities comprise Flying fox.

  • White Water Rafting - Rishikesh is very popular for its rafting on the River Ganga (Ganges). Season: September-November and March-April-May are ideal for rafting. Camps are set up between Mid-Sept and Mid-May by the river that facilitate rafting. Camps here conduct half day and full day rafting with Class III and Class IV Rapids with a lunch break in between.

Destination Overview

Haridwar - Haridwar is situated on the banks of River Ganges (Ganga) and staying on the banks of the River and visiting various temples and Ghats is considered a spiritual experience.

Rudraprayag - Rudraprayag is one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River, the point of confluence of rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini. Kedarnath, a Hindu holy town is located 86 km from Rudraprayag.

Auli - Auli is a Ski resort, one of the highest in the word located at about 50 km from Badrinath and accessible by a cable car ride and also by Road (during Summers and monsoon period) from Joshimath.

Rishikesh - Rishikesh is a situated on the banks of River Ganges (Ganga) and staying on the banks of the River and a base point to visit many destinations around the area including Rajaji National Park, It is also access point to Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri (known collectively as the Chaar Dham).

Access
Prefered Arrival : No ImageHaridwar
Prefered Departure : No ImageDehradun (53kms), Chandigarh (210kms), Pantnagar (215kms)No ImageHaridwar
Distances
  • Haridwar to Rudraprayag -161 kms (5 hrs)
  • Rudraprayag to Auli -123 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Auli to Rishikesh -280 kms (9 hrs)
  • Rishikesh to Haridwar -20 kms (0.5 hrs)

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Distances
  • Haridwar to Rudraprayag -161 kms (5 hrs)
  • Rudraprayag to Auli -123 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Auli to Rishikesh -280 kms (9 hrs)
  • Rishikesh to Haridwar -20 kms (0.5 hrs)

Expert Speak

This is an excellent combination of Skiing and Rafting. Guests can arrive either at Dehradun by flight or Haridwar by train. Guests arriving from Delhi by road can also reach Devprayag by evening if they are able to start early in the morning.

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