The Yoga Capital Rishikesh is also the Gateway to the Himalayas and the Char Dham Yatra (Four Shrines Sacred Journey) ideally begins from Rishikesh. Rishikesh is a holy city in the northern state of Uttarakhand in India. It is located where the Ganges River comes down from the Himalayas.
Rishikesh is very popular for Yoga and Adventure activities. You can easily join here Yoga and Adventure activities. There are many operators in Rishikesh offers adventure activities like Air Safari, Rafting, Camping, Bungee Jumping, Trekking, Flying Fox etc. and “Haridwar Rishikesh Tourism” is best one of them.
There are many adventure activities given below in Rishikesh:-
Rishikesh is very popular for its rafting activity on the River Ganga (Ganges). The months from September to December and March to June are considered as the best periods for the ultimate enjoyment of water rafting. The rafting will go on for several kilometres, and the path is interspersed with rapids, ranging from Level 1 to Level 5, in order of difficulty. At the end of the trip, you have the option of jumping some 20 feet from a ledge into the water. There are several local travel agencies, offering these rafting trips. The package usually includes an overnight camp on the banks of the river, with a brilliant and dangerous trek among the hills in the morning. If one has time, courses in rafting are also offered.
Air safari is an adventure activity in Rishikesh that are somewhat different. Air safari is a way of exploring the natural beauty of a place from the sky with the help of a number of equipment.
Camping is a recreational activity that does not have any age limit. Any individual who likes to explore new places and enjoy the beauty and serenity of nature can embark on a camping voyage. Camping in Rishikesh on the Ganga beach offer an environment to wake up with the birds cher chew and can swim in the fresh water of the river Ganges. Camping in Rishikesh is a very popular activity.
Are you looking for the Rappelling Climbing in Rishikesh, Haridwar Rishikesh Tourism is a good option for all adventure activities in Rishikesh. Rappelling Climbing down with a rope is called rappelling. The group is taken to a spot where there is a cliff drop, experts with proper equipment who setup the gear first and then, one by one, everyone comes down. It’s all about trusting your gear and following the instructions and then it’s a lot of fun.
Rishikesh Rock climbing is something everyone is familiar with, this is also included in some of the camps but not everyone can do it as it requires a lot of strength and skill. The group is taken to a cliff side and with proper safety gear everyone is given a chance to climb the cliff side.
Cliff jumping is jumping off a cliff as a form of sport. When done without equipment, it may be also known as tomb stoning. It forms part of the sport of coastal exploration or “coasteering”. When performed with a parachute, it is known as BASE jumping.
In it you are supposed to jump into freezing water from a cliff! Yes, it sounds crazy but this is one thing which everyone can brag about back home, of course you are wearing a life jacket and a helmet but still to jump from so high into the Ganga which is murky and the bottom can’t be seen, it’s not like jumping into a swimming pool where one can see the bottom the water is static.
Rishikesh is also popular for Kayaking, an adventure activity. Kayaking is the use of a kayak for moving across water. A kayak is a low-to-the-water canoe-like boat in which the paddler sits facing forward, legs in front, using a double-bladed paddle to pull front-to-back on one side and then the other in rotation. Most kayaks have closed decks, although sit-on-top and inflatable kayaks are growing in popularity as well.
Trekking is a common term for multi-day hikes without the need for permanent accommodation and tent, partly away from infrastructure such as roads or paths. Trekking is possible on foot as long-distance hiking, but also as hiking, by bicycle, canoe, ski touring, cross-country skis or snowshoes.
There is lot of soft treks available around Rishikesh. Some of them take you to beautiful and hidden waterfalls. These beautiful natural wonders are 2-6 kms from Laxman Jhula and are hidden in the nearby forest. One also has the option to trek to Neelkanth Mandir(11 Kms). It is advisable to go in a group than wandering in the wild alone and risking your life.
Rishikesh is also a beautiful city where you can join Bungee jumping. Bungee jumping is an activity that involves jumping from a tall structure while connected to a large elastic cord. The tall structure is usually a fixed object, such as a building, bridge or crane, but it is also possible to jump from a movable object, such as a hot-air-balloon or helicopter, that has the ability to hover above the ground. The thrill comes from the free-falling and the rebound. When the person jumps, the cord stretches and the jumper flies upwards again as the cord recoils, and continues to oscillate up and down until all the kinetic energy is dissipated.
Flying Fox Activities:-
Flying Fox is another adventure activity you can do in Rishikesh. A flying fox is a small cable car, often propelled by gravity, and used as an item of children’s play equipment and more rarely for other purposes. The term flying fox is Australian English and New Zealand English. In other countries, it is also known as a zip-line or zip-wire. The toy should not be confused with a foxtail (or fox tail), which is a children’s toy consisting of a ball with a rope attached to it, allowing it to be thrown like a sling.
Here, we are giving some useful information about the trains Rishikesh.
Trains from Rishikesh:-
*Rishikesh – Delhi 07:00
*Rishikesh – Haridwar 08:10
*Rishikesh – Bandikui 14:10
*Rishikesh – Haridwar 14:20
*Rishikesh – Haridwar 18:35
*Rishikesh – Jammutawi 16:20
*Hemkunt Express(14610) 13:25 2A-1055, 3A-735, SL-270
Passenger Trains from Haridwar to Rishikesh, Approx travel time 1hr:-
*Haridwar – Rishikesh 05:20
*Haridwar – Rishikesh 10:30
*Haridwar – Rishikesh 17:25
So, here in Rishikesh, you can enjoy your journey with lot of adventure activities with “Haridwar Rishikesh Tourism“, a best travel company in Rishikesh that gives you the excitement of all these adventure activities.