Sat, 24 Nov | Rishikesh

Kayking - Whitewater kayaking beginners course

Learn the basics of handling the rapids of Ganges
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Kayking - Whitewater kayaking beginners course

Time & Location

24-Nov-2018, 10:00 am
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

About The Event

Price: Rs. 13,800

Difficulty: Easy - Moderate

Duration: 4 days

Daily timings: 10 AM to 3 PM

Gathering point: Rishikesh


Winter: 25°C/ 8° C

Summer: 38°C/ 14°C

Seasons: Winter: Dec - Feb

Summer: March - Nov

Closed: June - August

Brief Overview -

  • A whitewater kayaking beginners course is designed to impart the foundational skills to a novice kayaking enthusiast. The lessons focus on developing basic skills and practicing them in whitewater conditions with the safety of the kayaking river guides
  • This 4 day session would include theory sessions and lot of river practice
  • Once done with this course, you will be ready and eligible to enroll for our kayaking expeditions

Itinerary -

  • Day 1: A brief introduction to the kayaking equipment followed by basic paddling strokes and turning strokes to obtain basic control and balance of the boat. Later in the day we learn wet exit and assisted eskimo rescue (T-rescue)
  • Day 2: Today we go through leaning techniques, bracing and ferry glides. Practice of assisted eskimo rescue will continue. We will do small river run with a Class I rapid to complete the day
  • Day 3: After revision, we will do a short river run with a class II rapid and put to use all the skills learned, with the support and guidance of our professional kayakers
  • Day 4: Today we do a river run consisting of a class II+ and two class II rapids and all the skills will be put to use. The river run will be about 10 kms long. At the end of the river run we would have a short de-brief and we would introduce the participants to the road-map ahead, to continue their learning in future
  • *Minor changes may occur in the itinerary
  • **Eskimo Roll will also taught but learning it within 4 days is difficult and not guaranteed

Inclusions -

  • Local transfers
  • Use of kayaking gear ( kayak, wet suit, neoprene booties, paddle, helmet, PFD )
  • Instructions, river guides for safety/rescue support, all necessary rescue and first aid equipment
  • Lunch
  • Tour leader from CYT

Exclusions -

  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast,snacks,dinner
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Govt taxes ( GST 5% )
  • Anything not mentioned explicitly in the above program

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Refund Policy-

  • 75 % refund if cancellation happens 20 days prior to departure
  • 50 % refund if cancellation happens 10 days prior to departure
  • No refund for any cancellation/no show in the last 10 days prior to departure
  • Bank Charges 2% will be forfeited

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