We reached Rishikesh on 2nd May 2014. It took efforts to reach Wildex as they don't have clear signboards on various turnings of the road. The camp is situated on the backdrop of a valley where a Tributary flows and joins the main river . the location of the place is wonderful and it definitely gives you a Camp like feel. The very steep and narrow path towards the camp from the main road is dangerous and the camp people can improve upon the safety of this path.
The Tents are neat and clean , the food service is good and offer tasty food to the customers , charging facility available near tents. They have 3 dogs which are the friendliest of creatures and they will stay with you if you are going on a hike nearby to explore and will leave no chance to drive away the Monkeys and other animals that might come in your way. The staff i would say definitely needs improvement especially the caretaker. There is a lot of mismanagement on his part . We were mislead by him on several occasions due to which we wasted a lot of time and energy. He is also the DJ in the night and sticks to only Honey Singh. The Camp staff need to be more transparent in terms of the service they provide at the camp. There is mismanagement from the staff in the Rafting packages and they will try to minimise your experience due to some constraints these people have.Also , there was no camping activities like Night hiking , Rappeling , river crossing etc as mentioned in our package. Please ensure you ask them in advance about the rafting and camping package and have official written communication about your package that will greatly help your cause. Overall ,a decent experience and their staff needs improvement.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Camp Wildex, Rishikesh is a riverside jungle camp far from the highway and away from everyone else. The pleasant sound of the rapids on the river echoes in the valley and camping around such an amazing natural surroundings is a lifetime experience in itself. As the area has Rajaji National park on both sides, a good variety of rare himalayan birds can be seen. Evenings at campsite are romantic, fun-filled and exciting. The starlit sky, silhouette of the mountains, rippling sound of the river and shimmering of bon-fire, this is a great way to explore the outdoors. ... more less