The Bhagirathi Blast

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The Ultimate Bhagirathi Blast

Arguably the best weekend getaway north of the Indian capital. Three days of non stop action begins with an initiation run down the Ganga, and our guides preparing you for the big plunge down the Bhagirathi.

For real adventure, you will be hard pressed to find a better weekend option.

The Bhagirathi Blast
Location: Uttaranchal
Duration: 3 days
Grading:  Demanding

  Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrive at Camp for lunch. Check into tents, camp briefing etc.
After lunch, raft a 10 km initiation section from Camp till Shivpuri. Raft down rapids like
“Three Blind Mice”, “Crossfire”, and “Bodysurfing”. Lots of paddling practising commands.Drive back to Camp for hot tea/coffee. Campfire dinner and overnight Camp.

Day 02 : After an early breakfast, drive 2.5 hrs to Paindas, and put-in below the dam.
Here onwards, we begin one of the classic river trips in the Himalaya, the quintessential
Bhagirathi and its finest section, untamed by the Tehri and Paindas dams upstream. Expect
high flows due to dam release. Raft the Bhagirathi gorge and run the 3-hour Class 4
section rapids like the ‘ Elephant Rapid”, ‘Chute”, S rapid and the continuous
rapid at the ‘Confluence’ before we meet the Alaknanda river. We are now on the
Ganga, and float 90 mins to Beas Ghat, northern India’s famous angling spot for
the Golden Mahseer. Set up Camp on a large beach. Campfire dinner and overnight
Camp.

Day 03 : Tea served by 7:00 am. After breakfast at 8:30am, raft 4 hours out of the
secluded Upper Ganga gorge. Raft down “Daniel’s Dip” and the biggest rapid on the
Ganga, the ‘Wall”. Lots of bodysurfing and float into Camp for hot lunch.
Depart for Delhi.

To book:

Email: pavanemann@gmail.com

Call: +91 9810184360

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