Rogue Rafting Soul Journey

Galice, OR, USA

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Jul 31 - Aug 3, 2020
Group size: 6 - 18
Rogue Rafting Soul Journey
Galice, OR, USA


$1300
Deposit: $600
Jul 31 - Aug 3, 2020
Group size: 6 - 18

About this trip

Are you interested in the rafting trip of a lifetime?! Then please join us for 4 days and 3 nights on the beautiful and world renowned Wild and Scenic Rogue River in Southern Oregon. This will be an incredible experience to enjoy both the outdoors as well as uplifting yoga and chanting led by Jaya Lakshmi and Ananda. This will be a safe, fun and posh rafting experience.  Why’s that?  Because the meals will be catered, tents will be set up and broken down and all your luggage will be transported by the staff daily. Please join us for the time of your life!  

Who's this trip for?

Everyone! Unless your under age 10 or over 80. Highly recommended for a family trip! Especially if you want to give some exposure of yoga and chanting to your family, friends and/or loved ones. This trip is also open to people with any level of experience for both rafting and yoga. Life jackets will be worn at all times, so you don’t even need to know how to swim. Space is limited to 16 people for a sweet and intimate group. So sign up asap as this will most likely reach capacity! 

What to expect?

-World class rafting on large 6-8 person rafts suitable for rapids on this stretch of the river 

-Stunning natural scenery for 4 days in designated wilderness area (so only historic structures)

-Sunrise Yoga with live music (either Ananda or Lakshmi will lead the class while the other serenades the class) 

-Evening chant and heart songs circles led by Jaya Lakshmi and Ananda at camp

-3 delicious vegetarian meals served daily

-Sleeping arrangements set up and broken down by staff

-Safe, experienced staff that ensures everyone’s safety

Yoga & Chanting

This retreat will also help deepen your love and practice of chanting, bhakti, kundalini yoga, and ceremony in a majestic and elevating environment.  We will sing and chant our hearts open each night. We will rejuvenate, relax, and explore yoga as a practice of embodying spirit in a heart opening and devotional way.  Through daily meditation and chanting you will refine your perspective of these practices and yourself.  


To take a free yoga class with us online or just to get a feel, click here.  We have 6 two hour yoga classes that you can immerse into. 


To see live videos of our music, click here

Trip Cancellation & Travel Insurance

As a small family busines, we must adhere to our cancellation policies as detailed on our website “prepare” page. Because of this, travel insurance is strongly recommended. It will reimburse you if you make a late cancellation (60 days or fewer before your trip date) due to illness, injury, smoke, natural fire, flood, or other act of nature. WE WILL NOT.  Please note, if you cannot come, you are welcome to find a friend to replace you. Plan for the unexpected with Travel Insurance through TravelInsured.com Estimate about 6%-7% of your trip cost. Kids 17 and under are usually covered at no extra charge. ***With this company, you have 21 DAYS (from the day of initial deposit to Nate’s Rogue Adventures) to purchase trip insurance.

FOREST FIRES AND SMOKE:

Occasionally during the rafting season, forest fires in the region will cause smoke to settle in the Rogue River Canyon. Just like with rain, we float with smoke or no smoke. Every few years a forest fire will close the Rogue River. Please keep this in consideration while deciding to purchase trip insurance.

MULTI-DAY RAFTING/HIKING TRIPS:

  • A deposit of 50% will hold your space for any of our multi-day rafting trips.
  • Cancellations: Should you have to cancel your River Adventure with us, all deposits are non-refundable. After the final balance due date, all payments become non-refundable. Alternate guests are welcome. Please understand that we cannot ensure your investment in river trip reservations. We strongly recommend the purchase of trip cancellation and interruption insurance. Once you sign up, we lose the right to sell your reserved space to other individuals or groups. Our number of trips and spaces per trip are limited by river management plans. Therefore, we regret that we cannot make exceptions for personal emergencies. Should you decide to cancel your trip with us, your trip cost is not transferable to another year.
  • Money will not be refunded for any reason including forest fires, medical emergencies, property disasters, or work-related issues.
  • A minimum of two guests is required to run any multi-day rafting trip, although they do not need to be in the same party. A single guest may join any available multi-day trip that is already scheduled with other participants.
  • All rafting trip participants are required to sign a liability waiver acknowledging the inherent risks in a whitewater experience. This waiver will be e-mailed to you upon booking; sign and return the waiver before your trip.

What’s included

  • Rafting Gear
    Dry Bag for personal gear, Personal Flotation Device (PFD), Helmet, Paddle, Raft, and Guide.
  • Meals
    Healthy meals prepared and served riverside from lunch on the first day through lunch on the last day.
  • Shuttle
    You and your personal gear will be shuttled back to your car at the end of the trip.
  • Camping Gear
    Tents, camp chairs, sleeping pad, sleeping bag (upon request).
  • Kundalini Guide/Musician
    Jaya Lakshmi and Ananda will provide sunrise sadhna daily, workshop style kundalini classes and a cacao ceremony at lunch, and live music in the evening.
  • Nature/Wildlife
    Unplug from your social devices and connect in nature. When we are in tune with nature, we have the opportunity to view wildlife in their natural setting,
  • Yoga Mat/Accessories
    Bring your own yoga mat, journal, and accessories to practice outside. We suggest bringing a towel/blanket/tarp to place under your mat if you would like to keep it off of the earth.
  • Sleeping Bag
    Bring your own sleeping bag, or request one on your guest questionnaire and we will bring one for you.
  • Personal Water Bottle
    We will provide fresh water to refill your water bottle at camp and at lunch.
  • Personal Gear
    Please refer to our multi-day packing list for details.
  • Travel Insurance
    Protect yourself from the unexpected cancellations with trip insurance.

Itinerary

Day 1
Rogue Rafting Soul Journey

7am - We will meet at Galice Resort where you will be handed a dry bag to pack all of your personal items that you will be bringing on the trip, sign a liability waiver, and grab any river swag from the store or breakfast from the restaurant.  We will also transfer over any personal food/drink items to our cooler.


8am - Personal cars will be locked at left safely at Galice Resort, keys will be collected and stored during the trip, and we will hop into the shuttle van and head to the river.


"River Time" - no need to check your watches while we are out on the water, here is an idea of our schedule, please feel free to reach out with questions.


We will float approximately 10 river miles per day through class III/IV white water.  We will stop for lunch each day and a healthy and delicious meal will be prepared riverside, following a Kundalini Workshop Style Class.  After lunch you will have time to meditate, journal, explore while we clean up lunch and repack the boats.  We will continue down river on the rafts and make our way towards camp.  Appetizers and beverages will be available at camp, dry bags will be waiting with personal gear, grab your bag and make your way to your tent to change into dry clothes, take a nap, read a book, or explore/recharge in whatever way is calling to you.  We will enjoy a delicious family style dinner at camp and connect with our river family about our favorite parts of the day.  After dinner we will sing, chant, and dance to live music provided by the talented Jaya Lakshmi and Ananda.


10pm - We will make our way back to our tents, or sleeping areas if you choose to sleep under the stars, and take time to prepare for the next day, meditate, journal, or catch some zzzzz's, while honoring the sound curfew in this protected wilderness area.

Your Organizer


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Nate's Rogue Adventures
Nate's Rogue Adventures is an outfitter, operating on various rivers throughout Oregon. Nate specializes in white water rafting, fly fishing, and hiking adventures in the Oregon wilderness.