2 Days 2 Nights Rafting on River Tons
Our whitewater river rafting summer Camp runs mid April till July each year in the western part of Uttarakhand, in the Jaunsar Bawar region on the banks of the Tons river. Located at a pleasant 3500 feet above sea level, this area is rich in every type of western Himalayan flora and fauna, densely forested with deodar, pine, alpine oak, birch, chestnut, rhododendron and jamun.
An excellent river camping site, relaxing walks, ample angling opportunities and great whitewater make it an ideal getaway for everyone including families and children, from the quiet holiday-maker to the die hard adventure seeker. Only 410 kms from Delhi, it offers an escape from 2 days onwards to a week or two.
White Water Rafting on the Tons (the biggest tributary of the Yamuna with its source in the snowfields of the 20,720ft high mountain, Bandarpunch), a small volume, Class 4 river offers an excellent adrenaline rush and adds to the excitement of being in the outdoors.
Staying at Camp in the midst of thickly forested hillsides combined with hikes and overnight treks in the hills around our Camp, make it a memorable family getaway from the summer heat. And for keener rafters and kayakers, try out a multi-day expedition style river rafting trip on the Tons river till the dam at Icchhari
Arrive at Haridwar early morning. Drive to the Camp Lunagad via Mussoorie, stopping for breakfast at Kempty Falls. Reach Camp for lunch by 2 PM. Welcome drink over camp briefing, check into tents and relax. After lunch, we collect for a safety briefing at the Camp and board rafts for a short raft trip till Khunigad. Drive back to the Camp for tea/coffee. Campfire dinner and overnight at Camp.
Tea/coffee served by the dining area from 6:30 AM onwards. After breakfast at 8:30, drive to Mori village and raft down several rapids till Khunigad, stopping for refreshments at the Camp enroute. Drive back to the Camp from Khunigad for hot lunch. Volleyball/cricket or an optional hike up the Lunagad creek for a swim in its deep pool. Return to Camp by teatime. Campfire dinner and overnight at Camp.
After breakfast, drive back towards Delhi.