Kayaking in Rishikesh is one of the adventure activities that thrill-seekers long to do. Being the adventure capital of India, Rishikesh is the best place to launch your kayaks in the fluvial tides of river Ganges. The kayak is single and double seaters with paddles on both sides. The boats are designed in a way that can bring speed to your ride double paddles accelerates the move. The double blade paddles are useful in negotiating with the waves and giving direction to your ride. It is very essential to have a working knowledge of the paddles and the movements before you hit the water. And to help you out in gaining every possible skill related to Kayaking, there are many schools who teach at the Ganges in Rishikesh. You will find many Kayaking experts racing in the raging water of this Himalayan river in Rishikesh.
Rishikesh Kayaking is considered to be the best for many reasons, one of which is the challenging rapids and another is the excellent flow of the river. You need not worry even if you are an absolute beginner, there are many short courses for you to learn. These short courses teach you basic techniques like paddling strokes, turning strokes, halting, and maintaining a basic control and balance on the Kayak. If your course is of four to five days then your lodging and meals are also included in the fee.
Kayaking can also be coupled with a camping trip in Rishikesh. The courses may include Kayaking expedition of 12 KM from Brahmpuri to Ram Jhula and of 16 KM which is from Shivpuri to Ram Jhula. It may look tricky but it is one of the easiest and fun sport to learn in Rishikesh. The rapids range from three to five grade and you can choose your launch area based on your skills. On some of your rides, you can also explore Himalayan caves and can be splashed by high mountain waterfalls. The guides and leaders will actually give you a brief training and will inform you about the do’s and don'ts before letting you go into the water. The entire Uttarakhand is praised for the perfect rivers and rapids to perform this sport.
During your Rishikesh Kayaking session, you will also be provided with top-notch gears which also includes life-jackets and one on one training, if required. If you just wish to experience is for once in your lifetime and tick it off your bucket list then the same training schools take you for expeditions which will take not more than 2 hours of your day. You can also take a beginners class for a day and learn the basics. Kayaking in Rishikesh is not as famous as Rafting, mostly because people are scared to take up a journey alone but you must know that the best schools also have lifeguards and experts along with your Kayak to avoid any kind of mishaps. This exhilarating sport requires endurance and paddling stamina so you are expected to be fit as the continuous strokes by both the blades may drain you in minutes. Make sure you are fit and pumped up to take up your kayak and launch into the raging river Ganges in Rishikesh.
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