Activity timing: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
- River rafting in Rishikesh is something to experience gliding on the rapids of River Ganges.
-When the river enters the city of Rishikesh, it dawns on a raging form, creating rapids (high-speed waves) that make this rafting experience full of excitement.
- In this river rafting in Rishikesh package, you get to choose from options in the length as in how far you want to raft down the river. There are 3 stretches ranging from 9 km to 26 km, with a varying number of grades from II to IV.
- Apart from this exciting adventure, you also get to experience activities like Cliff Jumping and Body Surfing. You will experience the cliff jumping from the height of 20 to 25 ft.
- You will be going to enjoy these activities with an experienced instructor cum guide. First, the instructor will give a brief lesson about safety precautions and activity. After that, you will be going to enjoy your rafting experience.
Rafting for 9 km:
In this type of package, you will be going to enjoy 3 rapids of Grade II ( suitable for beginner or a non-swimmer) and above, which will be covered in a duration of 2 hours.
Rafting for 16 km:
In this type of package, you will be going to enjoy 3 rapids of Grade III (suitable for non-swimmers who want more thrill), which will be covered in a duration of 3 hours. Also, this package includes cliff jumping and surfing.
Rafting for 26 km:
In this type of package, you will be going to enjoy 5 rapids of grade IV (suitable for experienced as this grade is difficult and have high irregular waves), to be covered in a duration of 4-5 hours including cliff jumping and surfing.
How to reach:
The activity will start in Tapovan and you need to reach here. Tapovan is just 7 km away from Rishikesh. You can easily reach here by public or private cab.
Available Package Option
- Camping with meals only
- Camping with 10 km rafting cliff jumping and meals
- Camping with 16 km rafting and meals
Buckle up, because this adventure sport is going to pump up your adrenaline. Experience India’s first fixed-platform bungee jumping at Mohan Chatti, a beautiful location tucked in the divine Shivaliks. This activity promises you an unending thrill as you take a plunge from 83 m amidst serenity and lush greenery all around.
Location: Mohan Chatti, Rishikesh
Rishikesh Bungee Jumping Timing: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
- Experience India’s first fixed platform bungee jump destination at Mohan Chatti (52km), a pristine location tucked in the Shivaliks further ahead of Rishikesh.
- This day trip is bundled with a ride giving you a glimpse of the mountains, crisp and virgin greenery.
- You can choose from a convenient time and you can opt to travel to Mohan Chatti on an A/C luxury coach at an additional cost
- Upon reaching, you’ll meet the instructor team, understand the gear, safety tips, jumping techniques, and sign up for a memorabilia kit (photographs, DVD, t-shirt printed with pictures of your jump) if required.
- Walk on the cantilever platform built over a rocky cliff overlooking River Hall, a tributary of River Ganga. Take your leap of faith and feel the rush.
- The jump height is 83m. At the end of the jump, you’ll be lowered to a drop zone with 2ft of water.
- Walk to the cafeteria, reminisce the experience, and head back to Rishikesh. If you wish, you could add more thrills to your adventure cart by partaking in Giant Swing and Flying Fox activities.
- Note: INR 100 will be charged by the operator as the entry fees to the bungee sight.
About the Giant Swing along with Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh:
Along with Bungee Jumping, there is one more activity that is being offered to you which is Giant Swing. It is one of the most pulse racing adventure sports in Rishikesh which boasts of the highest bungee jump site in India. It involves a jump from a height of 83 metres with a breath-taking scenery beneath you. There is a fixed platform above where people are fixed with a safety harness and then jump below
Requirements for Rishikesh Bungee Jumping:
Minimum Age: 12 years
Minimum Weight: 40 Kg
Maximum Weight: 110 Kg
Bungee Jumping Rishikesh Booking option:
Bungee along with Giant Swing
How to Reach?
Rishikesh Bungee Jumping location is Mohan Chatti which is accessible easily through public transport or shared cabs.
Quite contrasting to its stature as being one of the holy shrines of India, Rishikesh is also known for the pool of adventure it offers. And among all of them, missing out on the powered paragliding while you are in Rishikesh would leave your trip incomplete.
It is an activity which takes your adrenaline for a ride. Imagine yourself in an open cockpit, cruising through the cool air with the mighty mountains on all sides and a stunning bird’s-eye view of the lush green valley along with the rippling river below. Surreal?
Gliding through the blue skies, in a parachute propelled by the help of a motorized fan, is a lifetime experience. This is when you can truly say that ‘sky is the limit’.
Rishikesh is one of the hubs of adventure activities in North India. This powered paragliding in Rishikesh is a great activity to get that adrenaline rush and fly beyond the skies. Powered Paragliding is an exceptional experience of adventure as you glide in the air with the help of a parachute that is propelled by the help of a motorized fan. It flies at an average height ranges between 500-1500 feet at an average speed of 40-60 km per hour. The flight path is specially designed by the flying experts that offer some of the best views of the hills and the far off Himalayas.
Kitty Hawk: 10-12 mins flight
Explorer: 18-22 mins flight
Valley Expedition: 30-35 mins flight
Morning Timings: 6.00 A.M to 9.00 A.M
Evening Timings: 4.00 P.M to 6.00 P.M
How to reach?
The flight site is located around 25 Km from the Rishikesh Bus Station and can be reached by a private cab.
Location: Mohan Chatti, Rishikesh
Available Time Slots: 09:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 pm and 02:30 PM.
About the Giant Swing In Rishikesh:
Brilliant environment, enchanting weather, clear skies, and crisp mountain air provide just the right platform to take on a sport like Giant Swing in Rishikesh.
Move on to the bungee platform, where you’ll be fitted on to a seat with a chest harness.
Feel the initial free fall as the ropes take over to give you a smooth swing similar to a pendulum.
After a gutsy jump, you’re filled with enthusiasm to last lifelong. The end of the swing lowers you to a drop zone in the river which has only 2 ft of water, from where you’ll walk to the nearby cafeteria.
Recollect the episode, collect memorabilia and Dare to Jump Certificate, and head back to Rishikesh.
Requirements for Giant Swing:
Minimum Age- 12 yrs
Minimum Weight – 20 kg
Maximum Weight – 130 kg
How to reach?
The activity takes place in Mohan Chatti which is accessible easily through public transport or shared cabs. Also, you can take a bus ride on an AC Luxury Coach to the game point.
Does the idea of gliding through the mesmerising mountainscapes, several metres above a rippling river excite you? Well then flying fox in Rishikesh is just the right activity for you. The aerial view of the stunning river and the gushing winds across your face will surely take you for a joy ride!
Soar right above the white water rapids at Shivpuri tied onto a series of extremely strong steel cables, which are attached by a harness and pulley. There's no better way to challenge your family and friends while you are at it.
Location: Mohan Chatti, Rishikesh.
Assemble at Shivpuri Village. Post prepping you up with safety guidelines and necessary equipment, two zip lines send you across the white water rapids at Shivpuri. Feel the excitement as you flit away over River Ganges with a rip-roaring round of Flying Fox Rishikesh adventure.
In this activity of around 1 hour, you will glide down a sequence of ultra-strong cables or zip lines, attached by a harness and pulley. Roll down the wire up to 7 meters above the river level and then go up. Finally returning & settling down at the lowest point. Accelerate up to speeds of 160 kmph. Feel the air gushing past. You are pulled back to the launch platform by a retrieval mechanism.
A true jewel in the many flying fox in Rishikesh packages, this one involves experienced guides and trainers, who make sure that you have a hassle-free, safe and memorable experience while soaring down. A team even waits for you at the landing platform.
Whether you do the flight alone or in tandem with two other people, the experience of Rishikesh flying fox occurs at Shivpuri and provides you with some of the most exciting views of the Himalayas.
Requirements for Flying Fox Rishikesh
Minimum Age- 12 yrs
Minimum Weight – 20 kg
Maximum Weight – 130 kg
Entry Time for the Activity: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Available Package Options:
Tandem: Tandem Flying fox is done by 3 people.
Solo: Solo Flying fox is done by 1 person.
How to reach?
The activity takes place in Mohan Chatti which is accessible easily through public transport or shared cabs.
Rishikesh is a spiritual destination with Himalayan peaks and gushing rivers, that attracts thousands from all over the world to offer pilgrim. This spiritual walk tour will take you one a journey to the spiritual story of Rishikesh. Explore the historic temples of Rishikesh and experience, the various religious faiths of India. Walk on the narrow alleys of temples and watch from the eye of a native. At the end of the tour, you will be witnessing the auspicious Ganga Arti great place to relax as you watch the Ganges tearing through the city. Our experienced local guide will be with you throughout the tour and tell you interesting facts and stories about the places.
Places covered in the Tour:
Trayambakeshwar Temple: It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is believed to be one among the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva.
Laxman Jhula: The 137-meter iconic bridge that provides magnificent Ganga river view.
Laxman Jhula Ghat: Be ready to have an interesting walk across bridge, with an unending stream of humans, peacefully relaxing cows and street vendors try to sell pellets of flowers.
Kevat Ghat: When Lord Sri Ramachandra reached the forest with Sita and Lakshmana they had to cross river Ganga, Kevat was the one who took them in his boat from this point. That's why this ghat is known as Kevat Ghat.
Sita Ram Dham: The best place for meditation and relaxation.
Starting Point: Sita Ram Dham, Rishikesh
End Point: Trayambakeshwar Temple
Timings: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Min number of people: 1
Max number of people: 20
Offering one of the best guides in Rishikesh. Guides are carefully scrutinized and the itinerary is designed such as it would end with the Holy Ganga aarti.
Activity Timings: 15 minutes
Starting Point/ Ending Point: Mazri Grant
About the Activity:
The astounding view of Shivalik Valley in Rishikesh will take your breath away. High up in the sky valleys hiding under the mist clouds and mountains lined up straight before the eyes will be an experience of a lifetime. There is no better experience than a Hot air balloon in Rishikesh with mesmerizing and beautiful scenic of the Mountains all around. Experience the jaw dropping sunrise or sunset according to the package and witness the event from a bird's eye view. Rishikesh is fairly known as one of the most adventurous cities in northern India and this tethered Hot Air Ballooning in the city gives you a panoramic view of the region.
This package provides adventure seekers an experience to have a panoramic view of the Shivalik Valley and the balloon is tethered to the ground with strong ropes, while one will be floating at 200-400 ft above the earth. Reach at the location and meet the guide for the briefing. Gear up yourself for next 15 mins and get a chance to capture the moment as the sun slowly hides between the mountains or comes out of it at the dawn with clouds cladding in saffron
Morning Slot: 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM
Evening Slot: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Height: Up to 500 ft depending upon the wind
Note: Max Adults 4 Adults can be accommodated in one hot air-balloon
How to Reach : Spot for hot air ballooning is located around 32 km from Laxman Jhula and is well connected with the roads, one can take private cab or some public transport to reach at the Spot.
According to the legends, the water of this ghat has the magical power of purifying one's heart and soul, and make it free from all the sins. Devotes from every corner of the country throngs Triveni Ghat and takes a dip with utmost devotion and faith. Come morning, you can witness them offering milk to the river, performing 'Surya Namaskar' and feeding the fishes around the ghat. By evening, this auspicious ghat turns into a riot of colours as it is time of the 'Maha Aarti' or the aarti to Mother Ganga.
Priest and the devotees perform several rituals during this sacred event, and offers lamps clad with flowers and incense stick to the Goddess as mark of their gratitude and devotion. The melodious hymns of the temple bells and the shanks can be heard everywhere, and the entire vicinity turns into a plethora of colour during this time. The peace and devotion that exists during the aarti makes Triveni Ghar one of the must visit Rishikesh tourist places.
This “Abode of Lord Shiva”, so pristine, serene and filled with adventure, is a mecca for river rafting in India. Located 20kms from Rishikesh on the banks of River Ganga, the tranquil town of Shivpuri beams with life, laughter, adventure and nature’s bountiful thrills.
River rafting is not only thrilling but also extremely picturesque with the white rapids below, lush dense forest on either side and a view of the spectacular mountains in the distance making Shivpuri one of the favourite tourist places to visit in Rishikesh.
While river rafting down the Ganges right up to Ramjhula Rishikesh for around 16 km of toss and turn and skipped heartbeats, you can witness the famous river rapids like Return to Sender, Roller Coaster, Tea Off, Golf Course, Clubhouse, Cash flow, Initiation, Double Trouble, and Hilton.
While you’re here and need more adventure you can also try your hand or rather heart at other adrenaline packed activities like Body Surfing, Cliff Jumping and Rock Climbing.
You can indulge yourself in other activities like Jungle Walks, Beach Camping, Mountaineering and Jungle Trekking. A day trek to the beautiful Neer Waterfall followed by campfire and roast veggies by the beach is the perfect end to a day.
Among other experiences, Shivpuri is the place for all those on the lookout for peace and rejuvenation. During your stay in Shivpuri, you will have the opportunity of learning the techniques of yoga and meditation. You can enjoy early morning yoga and relaxation sessions at Yoga Camps or even at the sacred Shiva Temples.
The existence of this bridge dates back to the age of Ramayana. According to the legends, Lakshman; brother of Lord Rama, crossed the holy Ganga River at this spot over a jute bridge. Centuries after this pious incident, a 284ft hanging bridge was built in the same spot by Rai Bahadur Surajmal Jhunjhunwala.
However, the bridge got washed away during the epidemic flood of 1924, and later, a pillar-less suspension bridge was erected at the same spot. The architecture brilliance of Lakshman Jhula and its proximity to several sacred places make it one of the most visited tourist places in Rishikesh.
Also check the detailed guide of rafting through the Ganges !
Attend Yoga Classes
If you are in Rishikesh and don’t try your hand in Yoga, that would be like going to Delhi and not indulging in the local food. Rishikesh is the Yoga capital of the world and has a lot of people who practice and teach this ancient exercise and meditation activity.
Yoga helps in attending physical and mental prowess and calmness and is a very relaxing activity to indulge in. A lot of places in Rishikesh offer Yoga classes for you to choose from. So, warm up and loosen those muscles as you take part in this ancient Indian tradition.
Best Season: This activity can be availed throughout the year.
Approximate Cost: Ranges Between 900 to 2000 Rs.
Difficulty Level: This is an activity that can be availed by anyone with basic physical fitness.
Witness the enchanting yet colourful cafes of Tosh! With cafes like Cafe rock and roll, Woodrose cafe, Buddha palace, Pink Floyd, Cafe Freedom, and numerous others you can enjoy mouth-watering delights, which will never fail to amaze you with its exotic flavour.
Here you can witness the wonderful hippie culture and make a grove at the trance music which makes these cafes even more lively. Be it the authentic Israeli food or local cuisine here you can have everything.
Timings: From early morning to the evening one can enjoy authentic local cuisine.Entry fees: The cost for two is about 300 INR for a basic meal.
Treat Yourself With Ayurvedic Massage
After you have discovered so much in and around Rishikesh, surely you would need some rest and relaxation. And what better than an Ayurvedic massage. It is one of the best things to do in Rishikesh at night , to make your body feel special and cared for. I will quote a well-known saying- “If you take care of your body, it will take good care of you”. That’s the case with about everyone.
We in our daily lives, go through tremendous pressures, tensions, workload, etc. that we get fatigued out. We start craving for a break, one that will rejuvenate, refresh and heal us. Ayurvedic massage in some of the best massage centres of Rishikesh is just what you need.
They will treat you with fragrance-filled, herbal and ayurvedic oils, that will not only free the tension and pressure out of your mind and body; but will also loosen up and relax your tense muscles.
Approximate Cost: Ranges Between 750 to 3000 Rs.