Rishikesh

Rishikesh

Things to do - general

Located in the foothills of the Lower Himalayas famously known as the Shivalik Range, the town of Rishikesh is famous for its temples and ashrams. According to the Hindu beliefs, Lord Vishnu crushed demon Madhu at this very place. Rishikesh is revered by adventure enthusiasts and peace lovers alike as it provides endless opportunities for adventure activities and is equally famous all over the world for spiritual tourism.

It is thronged by many in quest of Moksha throughout the year. Yoga and meditation are the words which are synonymous with Rishikesh. Rishikesh is sometimes also referred as the ‘World Capital of Yoga’. River rafting in Rishikesh is considered the best in India. It has a range of adventure activities in offering like White Water Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Backpacking, Trekking, Hiking and many more. Rishikesh is an ideal weekend getaway from Chandigarh and Delhi as it offers range of activities amidst the serene Shivalik Himalayas and the river Ganges around.

General Info

Country/State India/Uttarakhand
Temprature Winters (Max: 25°C, Min: 7 °C), Summers (Max: 40°C, Min: 25 °C)
Altitude And Co-ordinates 372m (1220 ft), 30.10°N 78.29°E
Activities Camping; Trekking, Bird Watching, Wildlife Photography, Flying Fox, Bungee Jumping, Rafting, Rappelling, Rock Climbing, Yoga
Language Hindi, Gharwali
Nearest Airport Dehradun
Nearest Railway Station Haridwar
Sightseeing Neelkanth, Haridwar, Ganga Ghat.
Telephone Code 0135
Area 11.5 Square Km.
Vehicle Registration No. UK - 07
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Culture and history info

Rishikesh ‘The spiritual town’ lies on the shores of the sacred River Ganga on the foothills of lower Himalayas ‘Shivalik’. Rishikesh is one of the most historic places in India where Rama did sacrament on the shores of Ganga for killing Ravana. Many tourist throng this little town in search of peace and perform yoga in various ashrams in the outskirts of the town.

This small town on the foothills of Shivalik is equally famous amongst the adventure enthusiasts and religious tourists. The gushing water flowing through the narrow gorges makes it perfect for white water rafting. Rafting along with Bungee Jumping is the main attraction for the adrenaline junkies around this region. Other adventure activities include Trekking, Camping along the river Beaches of Ganga, Rappelling, Rock Climbing, Day Hikes. Perfect weekend getaway from Chandigarh and Delhi.Culture and history image
Aranyam River Retreat

Aranyam River Retreat

Sindhudi, Neelkanth Road, Rishikesh
Arnayam River Retreat is a wild, serene and luxurious adventure camp cum resort located in the perip More info
Rendezvous Rafters Camp

Rendezvous Rafters Camp

Ratta Pani, Neelkanth Road, Luxman Jhula, Rishikesh
Rendezvous Rafters Camp are undoubtedly one of the best adventure camps in Rishikesh, situated on th More info
The Adventure Journey Beach Camp

The Adventure Journey Beach Camp

Gujjar Dera, Rishikesh - Badrinath Rd, Rishikesh
The Adventure Journey camps are pioneer service and adventure activities provider in the Tourist Hot More info
Aranyam River Retreat

Aranyam River Retreat

Sindhudi, Neelkanth Road, Rishikesh
Arnayam River Retreat is a wild, serene and luxurious adventure camp cum resort located in the perip More info
Rendezvous Rafters Camp

Rendezvous Rafters Camp

Ratta Pani, Neelkanth Road, Luxman Jhula, Rishikesh
Rendezvous Rafters Camp are undoubtedly one of the best adventure camps in Rishikesh, situated on th More info
The Adventure Journey Beach Camp

The Adventure Journey Beach Camp

Gujjar Dera, Rishikesh - Badrinath Rd, Rishikesh
The Adventure Journey camps are pioneer service and adventure activities provider in the Tourist Hot More info

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