February 17 - 19 9:00 am

Kayaking at the Ganga Kayak Festival

Pre race registration:
9 -11:00 am (Feb 17th)
Opening ceremony:
12:00 pm
Disciplines :
Sprint, Giant slalom, Boater Cross and Mass boater cross
Set in one of the longest rivers of India, that rises from the western Himalayas in Uttarakhand and flows into the Bay of Bengal, Ganga River Festival is preparing to launch for yet another year, an amazing kayaking competition in the sacred river of Ganga.

Starting February 17th in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India the Ganga River Festival provides a platform for both national and international kayakers to display their skills on white water kayaking at a competitive level in the amazing river of Ganga.

Ganga Kayak Festival

Open to all kayakers Pro’s, intermediate, juniors and Women, the festival includes four different disciplines: Sprint, Giant slalom, Boater Cross and Mass boater cross.

The sprint race and giant slalom for Pro’s starts from above the golf course rapid on the river left with a seal launch off the 6 m/19 ft high ramp while the top 32 athletes from the Sprint and Giant slalom events (combined time) will qualify for the pro’s Boater Cross.

"Ganga Kayak Festival"

Intermediate, junior and women category also start from the same spot but follow different race routes and rules. Mass boater cross for all athletes will start together from above the Roller Coaster rapid on the river left with a Le-mans style start.

There will also be many games and side events for visitors such as Kayak and SUP & river boards display, free GKF t shirts raffles, food vendors, music. party, movies and more.

For a more detailed schedule, click here

For registration, click here

See you all in Ganga river !!!