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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.
When you are in Rishikesh, there can be no adventure more fascinating than hiking in the foothills of the Himalayas and camping on the bank of River Ganga. A perfect combination of thrilling and rejuvenating experiences, camping and hiking in Rishikesh is a matchless treat for anyone seeking a holistic healing over the weekend. River Ganga is the major attraction in Rishikesh, and camping on the white sand by its blue water stream is surely going to have a soothing effect on your senses.
To add some action and movement to the affair, Rishikesh gives you an opportunity to partake in river rafting and hiking. So if you are planning a quick getaway with your friends, nothing can beat the company of River Ganga and Shivaliks.
Highlights: Riverside camping, river rafting, hiking, and picturesque surroundings.
Price: INR 899 per person
Deoriatal is maybe the main trek on our rundown that gives most extreme returns for the exertion put in. There are three things that are truly staggering about the Deoriatal to Chandrashila top trek. In any case, Deoriatal has the best backwoods trek amongst all our treks. On the off chance that you take the area between Deoriatal lake and Bhrujgali camp, it is infrequently shocking to envision the amount of assortment wildernesses can be in.
There are segments with thick lush trees, there are greenery secured trails through concealing passages and there are trails that weave through clearings in the wildernesses. Also, we camp blast amidst the woodland in a completely open clearing at Rohini Bugyal.
Highlights - Trekking, Rafting, Camping
Location - Uttarakhand, India
Difficulty Level: High
Not a lot of places in Rishikesh can boast the peace and calm that one experiences at Triveni Ghat and that is saying a lot. Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat is a tranquil and peaceful experience that is sure to fill you with a sense of calm and quiet introspection.
The Ganga Aarti is performed as a mark of respect and devotion to Goddess Ganga and is attended by hundreds and thousands of locals and tourists every day. After sunset, the ghat lights up with the light from the lamps that are set afloat on leaf boats after the Aarti. It is truly a sight to behold and the power of spirituality can be truly understood and experienced making it a must thing to do in Rishikesh.
Best Season: The Aarti is performed throughout the year.
The sweeping views of the Himalayan foothills and River Ganga that you get to witness during the flight make the experience all the more enjoyable. Making you glide across the rope at a maximum speed of 160 kmph, this zip line is believed to be one of the best in the country. Set yourself free by taking a giant leap over the Ganges, feeling wind gushing past you as you rush towards the end of the rope.
This nerve-wracking adventure promises to quench your thirst for a thrill with its daunting moments. Since the activity is organized by professionals and safety equipment is used, you may surrender all your senses to the action completely without having to bother about safety.
Highlights: 1 km long zipline, experienced guides and trainers.
Timings: 9 am to 2 pm
Price: INR 1542 per person.
Kunjapuri is positioned at a
height of 1645 meters and lends a panoramic sight of the Himalayan peaks to the
North and Rishikesh, Haridwar and the Doon valley to the South. Kunjapuri
Temple trek is very much famous for trekking in rishikesh. Travelling towards
Gangotri, about 6 kilometers from Narendra Nagar the road bifurcates at Hindola
Khal, leading to the shrine, which is 5 kilometers further.
Being a main religious place, 1000s of visitors come throughout the year especially throughout 'Navratras' (April and October). Grand Celebrations are held during the Dussehra festival.One can witness excellent sunrise or sun set on the Greater Hiamalayan Peaks and the vast Indo Gangetic plains.
Apart from the everlasting camping experiences in Rishikesh and rejuvenating river rafting experiences, trekking is the most thrilling activity in Rishikesh and Surkhanda Devi trek is one of them, It is one of the finest trek for trekking in Rishikesh. Surkhanda Devi Temple is around 8 km. from Dhanolti on the engine street running from Mussoorie to Chamba and is associated with Narendra Nagar which is around 61 km. what's more, with Tehri which is around 41 km. by engine streets in Uttaranchal. To achieve the sanctuary one needs to leave the Mussoorie-Chamba street at Kadu Khal and climb a precarious rising of around 1.5 km. by walking.
As per the legend, Sati, the wife of Lord Shiva, surrendered her life in the arguement with her dad, as Prajapati Daksha was not prepared to acknowledge Shiva as her girl's spouse. So he began oppose Him transparently, and in this way the resisting of her dear spouse made her abandon her body. We as a whole know then that how Shiva hit the dance floor with the dead assemblage of Sati, irately and how by the Sudarshan Chakra the body was isolated part by part. Shiva went through this spot on his way back to Kailash with the dead collection of Sati whose head fell at the spot where the advanced sanctuary of Surkhanda Devi stands. Surkhanda Devi sanctuary is at a height of 2903 m and ringed by thick woodlands in a purified spot.
Location – About 33.9 km, 57 mins far from The Mall Rd Mussoorie and 113 km, 2 hours 10 mins far from Devaprayag, Uttarakhand, India
Difficulty Level: Average
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1. River Rafting: It’s an adventure-filled activity that has gained a popular momentum in the Indian adventure sports scene
2. Bungee Jumping: It is a fun activity that involves jumping from a tall structure like a vertical rail, building or cliff while suspended from a rope harness.
3. Flying Fox: It is an activity that involves sliding through a horizontal rope while attached to the rope through a harness.
4. Giant Swing: During this activity imagine the person being a pendulum ball and swinging from one end to another.
5. Camping: The beautiful mountain scenery along with the old world feeling of Rishikesh makes it a camper’s delight.
6. Trekking: Imagine Majestic Mountains, freshwater rivers and streams, picturesque valleys and beautiful flora and fauna. Picture trekking through them and basking at the glory of all of these.
Here is the list of 30 Must Visit Places in Rishikesh, Explore Now!
1. Shivpuri: It is a popular mecca for river rafting in India.
2 Triveni Ghat: This ghat is considered a confluence point of three of the most sacred rivers in Hindu mythology.
3. Lakshman Jhula: It is a suspension bridge that connects Tehri and Pauri districts of Uttarakhand
4. Ram Jhula: It is a suspension bridge connects the banks of the Ganges with Shivananda and Swarga ashrams at both of its ends.
5. Neelkanth Mahadev Temple: Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is around 32km from the city limits
6. Beatles Ashram: In 1968, the entire group of Beatle flew down to India to meet a saint called Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at this ashram.
7. Vashistha Gufa: Vashistha Cave or Vashistha Gufa is an ancient cave where Sage Vashistha and his wife meditated for hundreds of years.
8. Rishikund: A natural hot water spring, it is believed that a pious sage named Kubz was blessed by the Goddess Yamuna who promised to stay in Rishikesh forever.
River rafting in Rishikesh is fit for the people of all age groups. Whether children or elderly, it is completely safe for everyone and there is no age bar. But you do need the adequate strengths in the upper arms and shoulder if you want to enjoy the adventure to the fullest.
The perfect time goes for river rafting in Rishikesh starts from the early summer to the end of spring.
Shivpuri is just 19 km from Rishikesh.
The mobile connectivity in the area is very good and all the networks work well during your trip.
No, there is no electricity provided in the tents, though you will have the lanterns to provide the light during the night hours.
Yes, it is recommended that you carry the necessary medications with you during your trip, which include insulin, inhalers, bee sting kits etc.
Yes, you will be provided with the life jacket during the river rafting activity.
All the camps have the proper running water clean flush toilets.
The Bungee Jumping Station is located at a distance of 7 km from the Rishikesh camp.
We will not recommend to carry the camera during the activity, as you are going to go through various ups and downs and it will be difficult to hold the camera.
If you want to take the adventure in December then it is advised that you take it in the first half of December because it does not operate after mid-December. From September to mid-December the river rafting season is the full-blown with lots of crowd at this point.
Rishikesh Beach camping and rafting will cost around Rs 945 per adult. But there are different packages available that come in different variants ranging from Rs 600 to Rs 2500 per person.
COST OF RIVER RAFTING IN RISHIKESH
-Brahmpuri (10 Kms) 600 / person
-Shivpuri (16 Kms) 1000 / person
-Marine Drive (25 Kms) 1500 / person
-Kaudiyala (35 Kms) 2500 / person
If one understands all the rules and regulations, River rafting is extremely safe. You have to attend the orientation hours which will ensure due guidance is provided. There will be risks but in the orientation, way to tackle the current will be provided which will ensure that the entire experience is risk-free and safe to embark on.
It is advisable to be dressed in layers and synthetic material including wool and polyester. This will help the adventurer in keeping the body warm during the river rafting trip. With jackets and paddling pants, one can help the water spray kept off from the legs. These are also provided free of cost at the outpost.
River Rafting in Rishikesh is safe and secure if one pays heed to all the instructions and takes all the necessary precautions as guided by the team. There will be an orientation also which will lay out all the guidelines that have to be followed to ensure a fun and joyous rafting experience.