Overview

Interested in taking beautiful snow trails in the daytime and wish to spend nights in the comfortable and warm rooms? Then register today for this program called White Christmas. Well, not just snow trails, but this program also offers the lifetime experience of white water rafting in the mighty River Ganga.
The first part of the program offers the beautiful snow trails giving panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks, comfortable stay at the picturesque location, delicious food and never-ending dose of fun, laughter and conversations.
In the later part feel the adrenaline rush in your bloodstream while doing some great water adventure in the Ganges. Winter is said to be the best season to indulge in rafting.
So get ready for the perfect winter holidays by walking through serene snow trails and also enjoying the thrills of white water rafting.

 

7 Nights 8 Days 20 Jan
Highlights
  • At Auli, enjoy a comfortable stay in the Resorts at the picturesque location.
  • Experience the breathtaking views from the Ropeway.
  • Panoramic views of the mighty Garhwal Himalayan ranges.
  • Stay at the beautiful resort located on the banks of River Ganga.
  • Long stretches of white water rafting in mighty Ganges with class III and IV rapids.
  • Action packed river activities like kayaking (hard shells), swimming, splashing, surfing and cliff jumping.
Itinerary

Day 1 : Overnight to Haridwar
Arrive at Delhi and head overnight to Haridwar.
Day 2 : Haridwar - Auli (2450m) | 280 km | 8-9 hours drive | Overnight at Auli
From Haridwar, we will start for Auli by a private vehicle. The drive passes through the holy towns of Haridwar and Rishikesh and the four out of Panch-Prayags, namely Devprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag and Nandprayag. The route runs along the banks of Ganges at first and later along the Alaknanda river.
Arrive at the lodge by evening and soak in the beautiful views of the Alaknanda valley and the mighty snow-clad peaks of the Himalayas. Depending on the time of arrival, you could take a walk in the apple orchards that encircles the lodge and relax in the lodge itself.
Overnight stay at Auli.
Day 3 : Auli - Gurson meadows (3350m) - Auli | 5-6 hours trek |  Overnight at Auli
In the morning we will drive to Auli and further will take a cable car ride to reach the top. From there we will start our trek towards Gurson top. Gurson top offers extraordinary views of the great Nanda Devi. After spending some time at the top, we will return to the lodge by afternoon and have rest.
Overnight stay at Auli.
Day 4 : Auli - Dhak towards Khullara - Auli | 7-8 hours trek | Overnight at Auli
Post breakfast we drive to Dhak village and from there trek towards Khullara. This is an excellent trek which will take you through the aesthetic Himalayan settlements. In the afternoon we trek back to Dhak village, board the vehicles and then proceed towards the hot springs at Tapovan. After this, we drive back to the lodge.
Overnight stay at Auli.
Day 5 : Auli - Shivpuri | 8 hours drive / 250 km
Post breakfast, proceed to Shivpuri. Lunch en route.
Arrive at Shivpuri. Rest day to be spent at leisure.
Overnight stay at Shivpuri.
Day 6 : Rishikesh | Rafting Session 1 (Marine Drive - Shivpuri)
Post breakfast, drive up to Marine drive, which takes approximately 20 minutes. Upon arrival, the rafting instructors will check the rafting gear and give a do's and don'ts briefing before embarking on the whitewater run. Experience the thrill of the White Water Rafting session and navigate through exciting rapids like Cash Flow, Black Money, Three Blind Mice, Camp Rapid and Return to Sender.
Return to the resort for lunch. Post lunch, indulge in group activities.
Overnight stay at Shivpuri.
Day 7 : Rishikesh | Rafting Session 2 (Shivpuri - N.I.M Beach) | Overnight to Delhi
Post breakfast, depart for an exciting day on the river as you learn to negotiate grade 3 and 4 rapids like the Roller Coaster, Club House, Double Trouble and Golf Course. En route, indulge in adventure activities like Body Surfing, Cliff Jumping. Also, enjoy Sunbathing on the rafts as they float down toward the pull out point at the N.I.M Beach.
Return to the resort for lunch. Post lunch, indulge in group activities.
Overnight travel to Delhi.
Day 8 : Arrive at Delhi
Arrive at Delhi and its time to say goodbyes to your "fellow travelers-turned family" till you'll meet again to cherish a holiday full of adventure.

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Transport: Delhi - Dehradun - Delhi by AC Vehicle
  • Local Transport: Dehradun - Auli - Dehradun by chartered non AC vehicle
  • Accommodation at Auli and Rishikesh on twin sharing
  • All meal charges - from Dehradun to Dehradun
  • Forest entry charges, permits (if any).
  • Services of a Camp leader from Foliage Outdoors.
  • Activities as mentioned in the itinerary.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Flight / Train arrangement up to New Delhi. 
  • Bottled Mineral water / cold drinks / any other beverages purchased during the journey or at the Destination.
  • Personal expenditure of any kind (personal porterage, telephone, laundry, room service etc.).
  • Charges for Cable Car at Auli.
  • Medical Expenses if incurred.
  • Expenses that are incurred due to reasons beyond the control of the organizers.
  • Any other charges not mentioned in “Charges Include”.
Route Map
Camp Category
Adventure - Open Age
Age Groups
For All Ages