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Best Camping Tours in Rishikesh

Often called the Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas, Rishikesh boasts of pristine natural landscapes which entices travelers to keep coming back to explore the opulent beauty. If you are vacationing in Rishikesh, then you must try to take a camping tour to experience the true paradise which leaves every visitor spellbound. Camping is one of those recreational activities which is best to discover the unexplored and appreciate the company of families and friends in the most immaculate natural setting. Ideal for backpackers and families alike, there is no age limit for camping in Rishikesh and offers the most awe inspiring adventures in the scenic backdrop by the river Ganges with the Himalayas in the backdrop. It doesn’t matter whether your vacation goal is adventure or leisure, the best camping tours in Rishikesh are a worth cherishing activity to be enjoyed on your trip.

 

Spend a night gazing at the stars and wake up to the melodious chirping of the birds while you behold a spectacular sunrise while camping in Rishikesh. Share some beautiful memories with your loved ones or your fellow adventurers during your camping activity in the lap of nature. You can also choose to do some adventure activities like trekking and rafting combined with camping. While camping in Rishikesh, you may get to see a variety of animals, for the hills around the city are thickly forested and rich in wildlife.There are various types of camps organized in Rishikesh like luxury camps, jungle camps and beach camps each offering a different experience. Many campsites are located on the sandy banks of the Ganga River, and the beaches here make excellent spots to enjoy various sports. If you truly wish to make your dream alive and engage in the enthralling activity, Rishikesh proves to be the most ideal location to go for an exciting holiday. The captivating beauty of the landscape is a dream destination for adrenaline seekers which makes camping in Rishikesh all the more exciting. Look at the handpicked selection of the best camping tours in Rishikesh here.

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    Rishikesh Daredevil Tour: Rafting and Bungee Jumping Combo
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    Rishikesh
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    Departure Date: 1st and 10th March                            Apart from this we can conduct on any date in case of a group of more then 4 pax.Pickup and drop point: Haridwar Bus Stand/ Railway StationAbout the Tour : Rishikesh is Uttarakhand’s adventure hub and enjoying...

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    Luxury Camping in Rishikesh with Adventurous Acitivites
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    Rishikesh
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity:A camping in the foothills of Rishikesh will be exciting the adventure lover inside you very much and if it is so, then don't waste your time but join this amazing adventure camp.The location is just 05-06 hours drive away from Delhi, in Rishikesh, jus...

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    Camping and Rafting in Rishikesh
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    Rishikesh
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the activity: Join the fun and excitement of camping with Camp Hideaway in Rishikesh. Check in at 10 AM and check out at 11 AM.Enjoy camping in a jungle camp while being surrounded by the untouched nature.Explore the outdoors and get acquainted with the magical bea...

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    Rishikesh
    d6 Days n5 Nights

    Departure Date: 6th,13th, 19th and 27th Jan 2018                            3rd,10th, 17th and 24th Feb 2018Pickup and drop point: Haridwar Bus Stand/ Railway StationMulti-Adventure Package without Bungee Jumping: INR 18250/- ppMulti-Adventure Package with Bungee Jumping...

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    Rishikesh
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the activity with details: Welcome to Camp AquaTerra, an ideal holiday retreat in Rishikesh.Check-in into camps that are aesthetically designed for a relaxing holiday.Relish delicious food and revel in and around a homely ambience during the stay.Take the fun and...

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    Rishikesh
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the ActivitySpend 2 days and 1 night in the serene locales of Ojas Resort, Rishikesh.Catch the thrill of the Garhwal Himalayas and holy Ganges with rock climbing and rafting.Stay in authentically designed cottages and get connected with the beauty of Mother Natu...

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    Haridwar
    d5 Days n4 Nights

    About the Destination: This exciting on Upper Alaknanda river rafting adventure gives you the chance to satiate all your adventure cravings by offering you with a myriad of opportunities for white water rafting in the stunning surroundings of the Himalayas. This trip ...

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    Rishikesh
    d5 Days n4 Nights

    About the Destination: A haven for nature lovers and adventure addicts: the state of Uttarakhand attracts visitors from all over the world! The spiritual city of Rishikesh, the picturesque town of Deoria Tal, the blissful villages of Chopta , ultimately give way to th...

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  • d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the Activity:A perfect place to explore adventure and Ramganga Valley, Ramganga Beach Camp, Naachni takes you to secret cave explorations, high waterfall splash and body surfing with life jacket into a river gorge. Given its modest elevation, enjoying the warm s...

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    Rishikesh
    d5 Days n4 Nights

    About the Activity:Trekking in the resplendent Garhwal Himalayas is an unparalleled experience, and the Chopta Tungnath and Madmaheshwar Treks are bound to enthrall.The crisp mountain air and the Himalayan forests are an absolute treat to tread through.The Chopta Tungnat...

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    Rishikesh
    d4 Days n3 Nights

    About the Activity:Take part in this 4D/3N adventurous trek to Chandrashila and witness the serene beauty of freezing Himalayan mountains.Start your trip from Rishikesh at around 08:30 AM in the morning, meet the group and then drive for about 8 hours to Sari village.Enj...

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    Haridwar
    d6 Days n5 Nights

    About the Destinations: Discovered by Lord Curzon during the Bristish Raj in India, the Kuari Pass Trek in the Garhwal Himalayan Range originates from Joshimath in Chamoli. The hike to the Kuari Pass route is one of the most enthralling treks in this range and is know...

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    Joshimath
    d6 Days n5 Nights

    About the Activity: Pangarchulla Peak Climb, Joshimath is one riveting trek that has been known for enticing trekkers from all over the world. One of the most fascinating thing about this unique trek is its well-rounded trail that provides you with a fun-filled tre...

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    Haridwar
    d6 Days n5 Nights

    About the Destination: Dayara Bugyal in the Garhwal Himalayas, offers a wonderful trekking experience both for a nature lover and an adventure seeker. Nature has laid open its bounties at each and every bend of the forest trail for you to explore, appreciate and cheri...

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    Haridwar
    d5 Days n4 Nights

    About the tour:If you are planning to visit the most popular hill stations in Uttarakhand, Haridwar, Rishikesh Dehradun, Mussoorie are places that should not be missed. These places provide tourists with the best of Uttarakhand’s tourist attractions and provide a space f...

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What You Should Know More About Camping in Rishikesh

  • What is the best time to visit Rishikesh for camping?

    Though adventure lovers and nature enthusiasts visit all year round the best time to visit Rishikesh for camping is early summer and post monsoon i.e. February to mid-May and September to November.

     

    It is the time when the Himalayan snow begins to melt and pleasant weather prevails all around and nature adorns itself with lush attire.

  • Where is Rishikesh located? How can I reach Rishikesh from Delhi?

    Rishikesh is located in the foothills of the Himalayas, in the northern state of Uttrakhand. It is 242 km from Delhi via NH 334. It is 25 km north of Haridwar and 43 km southeast of the state capital Dehradun. You can reach Rishikesh by air, train or bus.

    • Air: Jolly Grant is the nearest airport to Rishikesh, approximately 15 km away. Multiple direct flights are available from Delhi, making it affordable and faster to fly to the area.
    • Train: From Delhi it is an 8-10 hour journey to Haridwar and then continue on by bus/taxi for about 45 min. A quiet route connects Rishikesh to Haridwar and there are just three slow trains daily, therefore making it a little difficult.
    • Road: From Delhi, it is a 6-7 hour journey and the city is about 230 km away. It is well connected by buses or you can even choose to drive down.

  • Where to camp in Rishikesh?

    Places like Shivpuri, Brahmpuri, Marine Drive and Kaudiyala offer the most wonderful camping sites, where you may enjoy quality time with family and friends while enjoying the scenic beauty and reconnecting with nature.

     

    The recently opened campsites in these places are Aspen Adventure Camp, Camp Wildex bordered by Rajaji National park on either side, Red Chilli Beach Camp known for its well-experienced guides which offer better commitment and utmost safety of participants, Camp Aqua Terra, an ideal holiday retreat and Ravers Beach Camp, a common destination among those who travel for adventure and some action are some of the primary options on the list.

     

    You can also camp on the bank of the Ganga river or Camp Roller Coaster that offer a fun filled outdoor experience. There are many camps in Rishikesh like Camp River Zone, Camp 5 Elements, Adventure Inn, Leopard Beach Tent Camp, Byasi Beach Camp etc. to name a few more.

  • What is the cost of camping in Rishikesh?

    Cost of camping depends on the type of camp and the number of people sharing the camp. For eg. Triple / quad tents are shared by up to 19 people, then price per head would be INR 1400 (with activities) and INR 1100(without activities).

     

    And if twin sharing occurs between 2-10 people, price ranges from INR 1900 on a weekend and INR 1400 on weekdays (with activities) and INR 1600 and INR 1100 respectively (without activities).

  • Is it worth visiting Rishikesh for camping?

    Rishikesh is one of the prime spots for camping in the Himalayan region. Who wouldn’t love the idea of spending a night under billions of stars in the lap of nature? Since Rishikesh radically defines the beauty of nature and is loved by all.

     

    Rishikesh isn’t just a spiritual destination but is renowned for the adventurous activities it holds. This multihued destination, with abundant nature and a charming quiet vibe, is no doubt one of the best places to be visited for camping.

  • Can I camp at Ramganga Beach?

    Yes, of course. It’s a perfect place to explore adventure as it takes you to secret cave explorations, high waterfall splash, body surfing etc. due to its modest elevation you can enjoy cool sunny days and cool plunges in the river.

     

    Here you’ll get to live in alpine tents on the beach, enjoy delicious Kumaoni meal in the village and sleep every night under the star clustered night along with campfires on the beach.

  • Is it safe to go for camping in Rishikesh?

    Yes! It’s really safe and that’s because so many travelling organizations arrange camping sessions along with the various adventurous activities. Camps are put up at decent places which are safe from wildlife attacks and where resources are easily available.

  • Why is camping in Rishikesh so famous?

    Camping brings you an opportunity of staying amidst the emerald beauty and tranquility of nature. The appeal and magnificence of Rishikesh, the powerful Himalayas and the sputtering Ganges makes it a hotspot for the adventure addicts.

     

    Be it trekking, white water rafting, kayaking, the city offers mind boggling run down of choices and goals. Quite naturally travel freaks love to visit Rishikesh to admire nature and to experience various adventurous activities.

     

    For them, camping here is a must. And it isn’t just them. So many families come to Rishikesh to spend quality time together in the lap of nature.

  • What all things will be included in my camping package of Rishikesh?

    • Accommodation: The most popular kind of accommodation are the makeshift tents on the beachside or in the forest. Apart from these are concrete cottages or bamboo huts which also come with a package.
    • Activities: Most of the camping packages include adventurous activities like kayaking, river rafting, swimming/body surfing with life jackets(if near the beach), mountain biking, hiking through hills, flying fox, bird watching and wildlife trekking with experts, caving and angling, volleyball(at the beach).
    • Food:They provide healthy veg and non-veg meals, including breakfast, lunch, evening snacks and dinner.

  • What sort of camps are there in Rishikesh?

    There are forest camps and riverside/beach camps based on the activities organised for its participants. Most of the camps are makeshift to give a true experience of adventure.

     

    Other kind of camps for families or couples are bamboo tents, thatched huts and concrete cottages which also have adventure activity packages as part of the experience.

  • Is it safe for solo women travelers to camp in Rishikesh?

    Yes, it’s really safe to travel solo and camp in Rishikesh. Lots of solo women travel here and there have hardly been any complains of eve-teasing etc.

  • What sort of food will be there during camping? Will we get non-veg food as well?

    Food that is locally available will be provided to you. You’ll get both veg and non-veg food depending on your preference.

  • What are the activities during camping?

    The most primary activity is carrying out chores like building a campfire and cooking in it. Apart from that you can indulge in adventure activities in Rishikesh like:

     

    • mountain biking
    • hiking through hills
    • flying fox
    • bird watching and wildlife trekking with experts
    • caving and angling.
    • River Rafting
    • Bungee Jumping
    • Flying Fox
    • Air Safari
    • Giant Swing
    • Body Surfing
    • Rock Climbing
    • Kayaking
    • Rappelling
    • Beach volleyball and badminton

  • Is rafting included in the camping package?

    In some of the camping packages, it is included but not in all.

  • Can we smoke and drink at our campsites in Rishikesh?

    No, you should not, since most of the campsites prohibit it but if they do not, then, you should avoid it

  • What sort of toilet facility will be there at campsites?

    For luxury camping, you’ll have well maintained washrooms at both forest and beach campsites.

  • What is the difference between a Beach Camp and a Jungle Camps?

    Beach camp is near a water body while jungle camp is within the forest surrounded by trees from all sides. Due to its lower altitude, the temperature around beach camps is moderate.

     

    You can enjoy sunny beaches and swim in the cold water of the river while in the jungle, you will be surrounded by icy cold peaks and flamboyant green cover. Life is easier, more fun filled near the beach while it’s difficult but thrilling in the jungle.

  • Will we get mobile network at the campsite?

    Mobile network of different private companies isn’t always available. But BSNL provides coverage in most areas and is pretty consistent.

  • Is electricity available in tents everytime?

    Depends on the type of tent. It’s mostly available in riverside/beach camps but it isn’t always available in remote areas of the jungle.

  • Can we have a DJ and Loud music in the camp?

    No, playing loud music is strictly prohibited. You are expected to enjoy the calm and serene environment of the place, listening to the sound of birds, observing the sound of gushing water, and by letting yourself indulge in the music of nature you'll gradually find peace here.

  • What all things can I do in Rishikesh besides camping?

    Most of the adventure activities are included as part of the camping package but you can also book your accommodation separately and then choose the activities of your choice.

    • River Rafting
    • Bungee Jumping
    • Rafting
    • Flying Fox
    • Air Safari
    • Giant Swing
    • Body Surfing
    • Rock Climbing
    • Kayaking
    • Rappelling
    • Mountain biking
    • Yoga
    • Beach volleyball
    • Cave exploration
    • Sightseeing

  • Which are the sightseeing places in Rishikesh?

    Here are some of the major tourist attractions in Rishikesh:

    • TriveniGhat for Ganga Aarti
    • ParmarthNiketan Temple
    • LakshmanJhula
    • Ram Jhula
    • NeelkanthMahadev
    • Kunjapuri Devi Temple
    • The Beatles Ashram
    • NeerGarh Waterfalls
    • Jumpin Heights
    • GeetaBhawan
    • Byasi
    • Kaudiyala
    • Bharat mandir
    • Rishi Kund
    • Terahmanzil temple
    • Vashishtha cave
    • Shivananda ashram
    • Nirmal ashram; the list is endless

Traveller Tales from Rishikesh

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Nalini Sharma

25 June 2015

The trekking experience was fine and good. To be honest, the trek was really good. We had a great time. It was one of the really nice treks that I have had.

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Ashlesh Varrier

13 June 2015

We were hoping to feel tired and worn out but surprisingly despite the tough trek it was nice and enjoyable and we were with high energy levels even after the trek. This was definitely a nice trekking ...

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Kumuda Shah

10 April 2015

I am out of words. This was a great trekking in Uttarakhand. The place is splendid and classy beauty. This is what a perfect vacation looks like.

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Sachin Pothuvaal

06 November 2015

Trek To Chandrashila Peak Via Tungnath was one of the good treks that I have ever been on in the past few years. Preiously, there were not these many treks. In the past few years, Indian Travel industr...

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Chandan Somayaji

19 November 2015

Many Many thanks to our tour guide whole instriction made this long trip possible. i miss my camping moments at bhagwabasa and ali bugyal... i was so relaxed there... magnificient mountain views follow...

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Bhudeva Tagore

01 March 2016

I had a nice time during the Kuari Pass trekking. This trekking was a lot of fun and it was very interesting. Also, the camping done was very relaxing and rejuvenating in between. It was planned trek a...

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Shikhar Chauhan

06 February 2018

Kuari Pass is an easy trek, but challenging nonetheless. The first 2 days of the trek were like a walk in the park. The challenge mounted on the 3rd day, the day of Kuari Pass, when one needs to trek i...

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Anal Pothuvaal

16 May 2015

WOW! Yes, the trekking was just wow. I had a really nice time with the trek. I loved it completely. I am spellbound by the fact that this trek was inexpensive yet so brilliantly. I recommend this to al

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Priyesh

01 February 2018

Thought to be a easy trek in the beginning but it became challenging as we kept acenting. One of the best trek for scenic beauty. The trek wouldn't be easy without proper support of staff. Food was t...

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