Kaudiyala is a small village which is located between Srinagar Badrinath Highway and Rishikesh Uttarakhand. It is located 380meters high of sea level.
What to see at Kaudiyala: This place is famous for White water Rafting. It is stretch in the holy river Ganga. This is one of the best places for adventurous lovers. For white water rafting lovers this is the best place. At this place, visitors can experience beautiful white water, medium waves and 3 to 5 feet drop will require experience padding skills for Grade III rafters. It is also possible to do Grade IV rafting. Whiel doing Grade IV rafting, they can experience large waves considerable drops, hazards, large rocks and continues rapids. Grade IV+ rapid is situated between Kaudiyala to Marine Drive and Shivpuri. This is known as The Wall.
This is the best place for the natural lovers also. Kaudiyala is covered with fir, pine and Oak trees. Amazing experience of this place is springs and beautiful meadows falling down the mountain walls. Along with white rafting activity other attraction of this place is wild life. Visitors can see spotted deer, monkey, leopard and other animals. Other beauty of this place is flying of multi colored butterflies. Bird watching along with white water rafting is unforgettable experience. In Kaudiyala, there are some ashrams for yogis and spiritual retreats. Yogis will replenish themselves with natural energy.
What to see around Kaudiyala:
Narendra Nagar: This place has historical importance. In 1919, this city was built by Maharaja Narendra Shah. Major attractions of this place are Nandi Bull and Royal Palace. It is located 47kms away from Kaudiyala.
Haridwar: It is located 19kms away from Rishikesh. This place is a gateway to God. Major attractions of this place are Vaisho Devi Temple, Shravanathji’s temple, Gaurishankar Mahadev Temple, Bharat Mata Mandir, Daksha Mahadev Temple, Mansa Devi Temple, Chandi Devi Temple, Sapt Rishi Ashram. It is located 58kms away from Kaudiyala.
Shivpuri: Lord Shiva’s temple is the major attraction of this place. River Rafting Sports are other attraction of this place. It is located 19kms away from Kaudiyala.
Rishikesh: Rishikesh is a sacred place to Hindu devotees. People believe that Lord Rama had made a penance to Kill Ravana. Basant Panchami is a major festival of this place. Major Rishikesh Attractions are Lakshman Jhula, Triveni Ghat, Parmarth Niketan, Bharat Mandir, Lakshman Temple, Neelakanta Mahadev Temple. It is located 38kms away from Kaudiyala.
Dehradun: This place is having historical background. It is believed that this is the birth place of Dronacharya who was the Guru of Pandavas and Kauravas in the epic Mahabharata. Major Dehradun Attractions are Museum, Clock Tower, Forest Reserve Institute, Sahastradhara, Mahadev Temple, Mall Road, Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple. It is located 522kms away from Kaudiyala.
Getting to Kaudiyala: Before reaching this place visitors have to reach Rishikesh. Rishikesh is well connected with road and railways. From Kotdwar, Dehradun, Haridwar, Pauri buses come to this place. Rishikesh railway station is well connected with all the major cities. Nearest airport is located at Dehradun.
Getting around Kaudiyala: Buses and Taxis are available to visit the surrounding places of Kaudiyala.
Best time to visit Kaudiyala: Best time to enjoy water rafting at this place is between March to June and September to November.
Where to stay in Kaudiyala: Only Budget hotels are available to stay in Kaudiyala. From budget to luxury hotels staying options are available at Rishikesh.
Where to eat in Kaudiyala: Plenty of eateries are available in Kaudiyala.