Book Now : 9871467170
E-mail : info@greathimalayanexpeditions.com

Click to Enlarge View

Click to Enlarge View

Click to Enlarge View

Click to Enlarge View

Package Details

Package Cost : Rs. 1800 / Person*

02 Days 01 Night Camp : Rs 1800
03 Days 02 Night Camp : Rs 2800

Our rafting camp, white sands is located on the Rishikesh Devprayag road (256 kms from Delhi/27 kms from Rishikesh ; within 5-6 hours driving time from Delhi on the banks of the river Ganga, on a sandy river beach across the River Ganges a part of the river side forest considered to be unique excellent getaway from stressful life - The river camp offers partly luxury camps with eco norms . The camps offera a Great Outdoor Experience with white water rafting at its best, camp games, Beach Volley Ball, campfire tales , kayaking, with homely food and great place to make friends . People not so adventurous, a holiDay to realx with walks , fishing , hiking discovering village life for people with more time we recommend self contained multi Day trips . expeditions on the Ganga, the Alaknanda, Bhagirathi and Kali rivers, both of which are possible within 6-9 Days from Delhi.

Book Now »


Recommended Plan : 02 Days / 01 Night

Day 01 : Arrive at White Sands for lunch. Check into tents, camp briefing etc. After lunch,Hike up to the village discover the area with some wild life experience return back to camp , Beach Volley ball etc …Camp fire/Barbecue dinner and overnight Camp .

Day 02 : Tea coffee served 7:00 onwards. After breakfast, get into rafting gear, safety briefing and raft down big volume Ganga whitewater. Raft down rapids like "Three Blind Mice", "Crossfire", "Bodysurfing", "Return to Sender", "Roller Coaster", "Golf Course" and lots more. We end the trip near Laxman Jhula. Drive back to Camp for Lunch and check out

Recommended Plan : 03 Days / 02 Nights

Day 01 : Arrive at while Sands for lunch. Check into tents, camp briefing etc. After lunch, raft a 10 km initiation section from Camp till Shivpuri. Drive back to Camp for hot tea/coffee. Campfire dinner and overnight Camp.

Day 02 : Tea coffee served 7:00 onwards. After breakfast, get into rafting gear, safety briefing and raft down big volume Ganga whitewater. Raft down rapids like "Three Blind Mice", "Crossfire", "Bodysurfing", "Return to Sender", "Roller Coaster", "Golf Course" and lots more. We end the trip near Laxman Jhula. Drive 30 minutes back to Camp for hot lunch. . Afternoon kayaking, volleyball or hike to a nearby village. Campfire/barbecue dinner and overnight Camp.

Day 03 : Tea served by 7:00 am. After breakfast check out
Camp white Beach , Ganga River: Mid-September till end June each season
Rapid weekend / weekDay getaways rates per person (14 years and above)

02 Days 01 Night camp : Rs 1800
03 Days 02 Night Camp : Rs 2800

Cost includes : tented accommodation on twin share, all meals, use of rafting equipment, professional guide fee, soft drinks.

Book Now »

Cost excludes : transport to camp and back, expenses of a personal nature.
Miscellaneous Rates/Day

  • Camping Only Rs. 1400
  • Extra night as extension of above packages Rs. 1000
  • Children below 05 years FREE
  • Children 6-13 years camping only 50% of adult cost
  • Children - kid section per raft trip Rs. 450
  • Afternoon rappelling (4pm-5pm) Rs. 250
  • Rafting transfers Rs. 700 per car
  • Accompanying ayahs will be charged Rs. 300/person/Day for meals only. Normal tariffs apply if accommodation at Camp is requested.
  • Service tax of 3.09% extra.

Fact Sheet – White Sands
Operational : Mid-September till early May
Distances & Landmarks : 256 kilometres from Delhi via Meerut Bypass - Muzaffarnagar bypass – Roorkee – Hardwar – Rishikesh. Camp lies 27 kms from Rishikesh on the road leading to Devprayag/Badrinath. Pass the villages & bridges of Shivpuri & Gular. Look out for Glass house on the Ganges 100 meters ahead of Glass house on the Ganges you will see .Great Himalayan Expeditions .A green board on a Tree on the right of the road announces "CAMP WHITESANDS –Great Himalayan Expeditions ". Park behind this Tree . Blow horn or whistle on arrival. Or, walk down a path 10 yards down the raft will come and pick you to ferry you across the river.

Access from New Delhi

1) Road : Leave Delhi by 4:00 a.m. At this hour, driving time is approx. 5 hrs. with a short break. Time on road increases with delays beyond a 5:00 am departure. An AC taxi from Delhi to Camp and back will cost approx. Rs. 7000 for a three Day trip. Spend some time in Rishikesh and arrive at Camp for lunch. For groups of over 20, a 27 seater air-conditioned coach from Delhi to Camp and back for a three Day trip will cost approx. Rs. 23,000/-

2) Train : Board the Shatabdi Express early morning 7 am (depending on train winter/summer timings) till Hardwar (11:22 am). Taxi onwards to arrive at camp for lunch. Alternatively board the Jan Shatabdi at 3:30 pm and reach Hardwar at 7:25pm. Taxi onwards. The Mussourie Express departs Delhi at 10:15 pm reaching Hardwar at 5:30 am the next morning - car onwards. We can help you in arranging transport and train tickets - train tickets need to be booked well in advance. The train details are : a) Train number 4041 Mussourie Express (departs Old Delhi railway station at 10:15pm) - sector - Delhi - Hardwar ; Return by Train number 4042 Mussourie Express - sector Hardwar -Delhi. b) Train number 2017A Hazrat Nizamuddin (departs 11:30 pm) arrives Hardwar at 4am c) Dehradun Janshatabdi Express departs New Delhi at 3:15pm, reaches Hardwar at 7:20 pm

Book Now »


A ticket costs approx. Rs. 600 one way. A taxi for camp costs Rs. 1000 /- for indica/ambassador and Rs 1400/- for a sumo from a stand outside the railway station - a pick-up for return from camp to Hardwar costs Rs. 1,400/-. Rafting transfers for a 2 Day raft trip cost Rs. 1400/car for both transfers.

3) Air : Air Deccan flightsto Dehradun :
Departs New Delhi 10:55 am, arrives 11:45 am. Departs Dehradun 12:10 pm, arrives 01:00 pm

Check list of essential personal items for rafting
  1. T-shirts & shorts for raft & camp
  2. Jersey/warm jacket for camp
  3. Footwear-2 pairs (one each for raft and camp). Sandals will suffice if they are well fastened. No hard soles, please
  4. Toiletries/towel/soap etc. For personal use
  5. Flashlight – very important
  6. Sunshade/cap
  7. Sunscreen lotion
  8. Sunglasses
  9. Cord for spectacles & sunglasses
  10. Personal medication (if any)
Note - Cigarettes & Alcohol - We do not serve any..
Travel Light – You need to walk down to Camp with your bags.

Note :
  1. On multi-Day rafting trips, it is essential to travel extremely light in order to make the rafts more maneuverable and to cover distances in good time. NO HARD SHELLS, PLEASE. For weekend/weekDay trips too, do carry soft baggage.
  2. Consumption of alcohol or drugs is not permitted upto 6 hours before or on a raft trip. We will, without refund, refuse intoxicated persons.
  3. All meals are served at a central dining area – including tea, coffee (twice a Day) and soft drinks. There is no room service.
Meal Plan
We are proud of the excellent cuisine served in camp with emphasis on wholesome, hygienic and delicious melas.Fresh fruits and vegetables are obtained locally.

Breakfast : Continental & Indian: Corn flakes/porridge, eggs, toast/pancakes/french toast,parantha, butter, jam, baked beans/french fries, fruits, tea/coffee.

Lunch : Indian : Normally vegetarian consisting of Dal/rajma, two vegetables, rice (fried/plain), chapati, papad, salad,& fruit.

Book Now »


Dinner : A special meal with variations of Barbeque Indian, Continental or Chinese cuisine complete with dessert.

Tea Breaks : Tea/coffee with snacks/biscuits.

Accommodation :

Deluxe tents (beds, mattresses and quilts provided) on twin share. Each tent is furnished with 2 camp cots, a table, two cane chairs. Toilet tents have dry-pit toilets (the only toilets allowed as per ReservedForest camping regulations) with western style commodes over a pit.

We can accommodate upto 60 persons at camp at any point in time.

Note : We do not accommodate drivers at camp.Drivers are requested to sleep in their cars and eating facilities can be availed 3 kms in either direction from camp.

Day 01 : Arrive at Camp Silver Sands for lunch. Check into tents, camp briefing etc. After lunch, raft a 10 km initiation section from Camp till Shivpuri. Drive back to Camp for hot tea/coffee. Campfire dinner and overnight Camp.

Day 02 : Tea coffee served 7:00 onwards. After breakfast, get into rafting gear, safety briefing and raft down big volume Ganga whitewater. Raft down rapids like "Three Blind Mice", "Crossfire", "Bodysurfing", "Return to Sender", "Roller Coaster", "Golf Course" and lots more. We end the trip near Laxman Jhula. Drive 30 minutes back to Camp for hot lunch. . Afternoon kayaking, volleyball or hike to a nearby village. Campfire/barbecue dinner and overnight Camp.

Day 03 : Tea served by 7:00 am. After breakfast at 8:30am, drive 30 minutes to Kaudiyala. Board rafts and raft down the two big rapids on this section, the "Daniel's Dip" and "The Wall". Lots of bodysurfing and float into Camp for hot lunch. Depart for Delhi.

Activities in Camp
Beside rafting one could kayak on a placid stretch near the camp or opt for hike to a typical village opposite the camp or even go for longer hikes (5-6hrs) in the surrounding hills. Facilities are available for Beach games like volleyball, frisbee, tennis ball cricket etc. A Day in camp is rounded off with a campfire and a leisurely evening wit fellow rafters.

Equipment & Guides
We have unmatched top of the line self-bailing rafts and accessories used by professionals globally. With the country's most experienced guiding team, we assure the first-timer and even the non-swimmer a trip of a lifetime - we run the most number of rivers in the country toDay - leaving the competition far behind with our superior experience, guiding team, equipment and array of adventure trips.

We also run treks, overland safaris, angling and wildlife trips, mountain biking adventures, rock climbing and kayak school besides rafting expeditions. We specialize in eco-friendly travel in lesser-known areas. We operate throughout Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Garhwal&Kumaon, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh. Our goal is to create the best trips possible, with uncommon professionalism, unsurpassed personal service and a commitment to protect and preserve the cultures and environments through which we travel.

Book Now »