Transformative Travel LLC

Ganges River Transformative Travel

Transform your world on the Ganges river in India!

Journey to India’s mythical and iconic Ganges valley. Also one of India’s historic Pilgrim roots that offers access into the Garhwal Himalayas, hiking kayaking Golden Mahseer fishing as well as some of India’s best white water raft rafting can we enjoyed From ideally set lodge For a good nights rest and waking up to panoramic views India’s holy Ganges river.

You’ll be looked after by a seasoned team of hosts local horse local hosts, guides, who not only know these waters and mountains intimately but also provide a level of service that is probably one of the best in this valley.
The one would have you arriving in Johnny Grant Airport that is about a 45 minute drive downtown Rishikesh from where you will be following the Ganges river up to you like to the river lodge.
Enjoy the rafting on the upper reaches of the Ganges river and access some of its most productive golden Mahseer waters that have been documented in the famous and John Bailey’s famous documentary “Casting for Gold”.


  • Visa: *Required
  • Starting from: $ 2,800 per angler 
  • Duration: 7 Days / 6 nights with most meals.
  • Country: India 
  • Region: Garhwal, Uttarakhand that is in northern India. 
  • International Airport: New Delhi International Airport (DEL) (India’s capital) 
  • Local Airport: Dehradun (DED) 
  • Activity Level: Moderately challenging and fast paced adventure holiday with deluxe lodging. 
Day 1: Arrive in at Dehradun airport (DED) (round trip economy airfare included) where you will be met by our attentive representative and chauffeured to your ideally set lodge that overlooks the Ganges river. Settle in and enjoy a leisurely evening on the banks of the Ganges. Dinner is included! 
Day 2: Wake to vistas of the sub-Himalayan ranges and spend the morning enjoying a private yoga lesson, followed by a delicious breakfast and a relaxing morning and depart shortly after lunch for your afternoon and evening adventure that starts with a rafting adventure down the Ganges river and toward the town of Rishikesh that is famous for it’s Yoga and ancient practices including the Aarti (floating lamps down the Ganges at sunset) ceremony which is a great experience that is a great way to end your evening before driving back to the lodge. 
Days 3,4 and 5: Spend 3 nights at your deluxe lodge and enjoy activities ranging from early morning hiking for the best Himalayan vistas, kayaking lessons, rock climbing lessons, yoga or try your hand at Golden Mahseer fishing that can be quite a seasonal affair. Enjoy all meals included in your package, with 3 nights accommodation and amenities. 

Day 6: Depart for Dehradun airport after a leisurely morning and breakfast. You will be chauffeured back in time for your flight back to New Delhi that take about an hour. 

*Your arrival in New Delhi airport will follow your independent travel plans. Though do let us know if you require being met, need to arrange a night’s stay or extensions arranged anywhere in India or its neighboring counties. 



$ 2,800 Per Angler
  • Double Occupancy
  • Payment Plan Available

Frequently Asked Questions

March, April and even May though May temperatures do soar over a 100 degrees fahrenheit. Alternatively, October and November are also good time of the year for this itinerary. 

The Ganges is a class two and three pool and drop river with some big wave trains especially in the high water months of October and November when this river pushes though the post monsoon volume of flow. Our outfitters, maintain a meticulous safety record. Have seasoned employees with years of experience pioneering river expeditions not just on the Ganges but all over India  since the past 25 years. 

No, if you don’t want to. This itinerary includes everything from starting your day with Yoga to hiking and seeing Himalayan vistas with lots of culturally inspiring opportunities and sights especially if you venture out on a full days hike with your guide that can also be arranged. Besides there’s lot’s to do within your lodge itself, which also has a pool with a great view of the foothills of the Himalayas. 

Yes, the lodge has a team of seasoned staff who are great with kids and engaging outdoor activities that can always be custom tailored to suit your child’s age and preferences. 

Up to 25 guests. 

  • Wake up with Tea/Coffee: 30 min after sunrise. 
  • Guided Activities: Onwards of 8 am. 
  • Breakfast: 7-9 am and can be served packed to compliment your activities. 
  • Noon: Return to the lodge to relax. 
  • 1 pm: Lunch. 
  • 3:30 pm: Guided Activities. 
  • Sunset: Return to the lodge. 
  • 7-9 pm: Dinner.
  • 1 virtual, pre-trip interviews to be better prepared for your trip that include everything from Pre Trip Tackle rituals, techniques to practice before hand and important considerations to make your adventure more potent and successful.
  • Applicable permits where applicable.
  • Guided activities as listed. 
  • Accommodation, meals, and transfers as listed.
  • Domestic air travel (economy) (return)
  • Locally available non-alcoholic beverages, tonic water, or soft drinks.
  • Mineral Water.
  • Applicable taxes and credit card fees.
  • Post Trip Reflection (1hr.)
  • Detailed packing checklist.
  • Maps of destination. Quick access Google shared folder for your convenience, anytime, anywhere.
  • Guidance on travel policies, do’s and don’ts.
  • A consciously designed itinerary using transformational travel best industry practices and our Process. 
  • International Airfare. 
  • Visa Fee or Processing. 
  • Accommodation, meals and transport not listed in the itinerary. 
  • *Cancelations: As deposits and payments for this trip are non-refundable. Hence,  it is highly recommended that travelers purchase travel insurance. 
  • Transformative Travel LLC. can not be held liable for any changes in the itinerary made due to bad weather, flight delays, roadblocks and any circumstances beyond our control.

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