The Camping Season has already arrived and you must be looking for the most happening destination to achieve your holiday goals. If you are going through various available options regarding this, I would like to add that what could be better than the adventure capital of our own country. Yes, our Rishikesh which is a treasure trove for unlimited fun activities is the one stop destination for releasing all your adrenaline. This stress reducing spot surrounded by the wildest version of nature in Uttarakhand is very fascinating.
You get the purest form of rejuvenation in this Himalayan city dotted with many astounding ashrams among which Parmarth Niketan is the recommended one. Being the top pilgrimage city in India, it attracts large number of visitors throughout the year. Being the seventh most populous city of Uttarakhand, Rishikesh houses cluster of camps surrounded by marvels of nature. Be it luxury, budget or cheap, you will get all the type of camps/tents in Rishikesh. This divine land satisfies it’s every guest.
The Best thing about Rishikesh is its top class white water Rafting. Sir Edmund Hillary who was the first person to climb Mount Everest along with legendary Tenzing Norgay, was filled with a great desire for white water rafting. He started his expedition “Ocean to Sky’ with Indian mountaineer Man Mohan Singh Kohli and for the first time they brought a new way of exploring nature through rafting in Rishikesh. Since Rishikesh has become the major spot of Adventure Camping and Rafting in India. There are five rapids which are hosted by Rishikesh Camps. They are classified into grades. So you will have options for rafting from GRADE I to GRADE V. There is no doubt that rafting gives you an unimaginable feeling and it holds great health benefits. But it is also quite dangerous and so it is very important to go for the rafting which is suitable for you. GRADE I and GRADE II are not that tough. It also allows people who do not know how to swim. GRADE III to GRADE V requires swimming skills. Do follow the guidelines given by experts.
Other Than Rafting the Adventure activities in Rishikesh are Countless. But The Load of too many options is actually heavy and one cannot come up with the right choice. So below is the list of top five adventure activities in Rishikesh.
Obviously Camping is Above all and Adventure sports are aligned with camping. Camp sites by river, Mountains, Waterfalls and Rocks are extremely wonderful. Camps in Rishikesh comes up with good amenities such as Electricity, power back up, cozy tented Accommodations, water, attached toilets, bonfire with music, foods, beverages et cetera. You must check the packages carefully in order to know about the amenities offered by various alluring camps of Rishikesh.
Trekking- Explore the untouched landscapes of this pure land by walking and improve your fitness. Talk to the local people and understand their culture. The popular trekking spots are Nag Tibba Trek, Roopkund Trek, Valley of Flowers Trek, Deoria Chandrashila Trek et cetera.
Bungee Jumping – Bungee Jumping is an extreme level of adventure sport. Adventure seekers are connected to elastic cord and are said to jump from a tall structure. The exhilaration comes from free falling. It is an amazing activity. Fall in love with Rishikesh literally with Bungee Jumping and let the lap of its nature hold you. You can look for Camping packages which includes this activity. Face you greatest fear so that you can boost your emotional intelligence.
Flying Fox or Zip Lining is a perfect sport for your heart. You are attached with harness and you fly in the sky. This also burns calories. This reduces stress.
Cliff Jumping is something which you cannot miss while camping in Rishikesh. Jumping off from cliffs is a fun-frolic activity. Taking holy dip into River Ganga is traditional. But with cliff jumping you rock the dip into the holy water of Ganga. Your body gets a sudden movement and you burst with energy. Go for any of the above activities and you will love this land of Garhwali People. Along with camping, those who are visiting Rishikesh for the first time, go for sightseeing. The top places to visit in Rishikesh are includes Lakshman Jhula, Rajaji National Park, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Ram Jhula, Gita Bhawan and much more. Stay in ashrams and learn the purest techniques of Yoga and meditation. Soak into the evening Aarti of the temples of Rishikesh. Get rejuvenated.
The best way to reach Rishikesh is to take train to Haridwar which will take minimum 4 hours from Delhi. Distance from Haridwar to Rishikesh is only 20 km. The nearest airport to Rishikesh is Dehradun Jolly Grant Airport. If you have your own car, drive for six hours and reach this beautiful Himalayan City. Grab the juice out of the best adventure camps in Rishikesh. Have a look see on the following camps and their packages.
The Camp Awara Rishikesh understands your need and accordingly prepares a tailored adventure schedule for you. However, for that you first need to reach Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.
The name justifies the beauty of the camp and surrounding area. All 5 elements of life meet here and create a fabulous environment to enjoy the camping activity at such a god gifted place.
Take you to the middle of the Jungle and at the same time located on bank of Heul River in Rishikesh.
Every camp has a unique beauty to show to the visitors and Rainbow camp Resort offers same to impress their guests.
One of the best Riverside beach camps located in marine drive just 26 kms away from Rishikesh.
River Connect Beach Camp is located on the banks of Holy River Ganga at Rishikesh Uttarakhand.
Adventure Karma welcome at The Camp Ganga Descends, situated 25 kms away from Rishikesh on the Rishikesh-Badrinath highway. On the shimmering silver beaches of the holy Ganga.
A jungle camp located in the core area of Rajaji National Park offers a great feeling to stay in the middle of forest.
Rafterz Camp at Shivpuri Rishikesh is one of the best options for our budget travelers to Rishikesh. The camp is set in Shivpuri on the banks of a very small tributary of Ganges.
One of the best riverside jungle camp offers great time to spend for everyone. It is close to Rishikesh
Camp is located at one of the most exclusive sites on the banks of river Ganga, amidst the scenic beauty of a reserved forest area. Just 27 kms from Rishikesh and 15 kms from Shivpuri.
Yes this is only Riverside camp located in white sandy beach at marine drive, Rishikesh
Shivashish Resort is a value centric activity oriented resort, 30 kms away from Rishikesh.
Known as the white water capital of India, the Ganga near Shivpuri, (14 kms from Rishikesh and 250 kms from Delhi ) offers an ideal location for white water sports.
Camp Panther, Another unique camping site located in Shivpuri village next to Rishikesh.
Experience a holiday with a difference at the exclusive Leopard Beach Tented Camp. The sojourn at this camp promises you the thrill of the outdoors and the spill of White Water Running.
Camp Indus Elephant brook nestled on the beach of the river Ganges, Green, delightful, attractively landscaped and sheltered.