Rishikesh Tourism

Rishikesh - The Yoga Capital Of The World

Rishikesh is a small town in the foothills of garhwal himalayas on the bank of holy river Ganga. Rishikes has long been known for the center of yoga across the world with numerous ashrams where one can experience it as well as learn yoga and become a certified yoga teacher. The town is visited not only by local indian people but by the people from many countries. In recient times rishikesh is also fast becoming one of the main center for adventure tourism because of its unique geography and landscape.

How To Reach Rishikesh

By Road: The best way to reach rishikesh is by road. Just hop in your car, taxi or a bus for rishikesh which is very well connected through national highway to all the locations of the country from Delhi (229km), Haridwar (20km), Dehradun ( 35km) or other places. You will find bus service from anywhere to rishikesh with any much hassle be it from ISBT Delhi , Chandigarh, Lucknow etc etc
By Train: Haridwar Railway Station is the closest railway station to Rishikesh which connects it to rest of country. After your arrival in here, you can hire a cab or take a bus to rishikesh which is just 20 km from here and have high frequency connectivity.
By Air: Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun serves as the nearest airport to Rishikesh which is just 20km from rishikesh and receives direct flights from delhi and other parts of ccountry.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Rafting in rishikesh

Rafting is the main activity for which mainy people come to rishikesh. Rafting season in rishikesh starts from September to April. Rafting is generally not done in rainy season. Rafting in rishikesh is white water rafting in the river ganga. Rafting can be done starting from devpriyag to rishikesh in river ganga but the most popular stretch is shivpuri to rishikesh which is around 20km from rishikesh city centre
You will find variety of rafting options to choose from depending on your taste and fitness. These range from short stretch of 8km rafting to long stretch of 36km rafting, you will also find the variety of rapids ranging form easy grade-I to very tough grade-IV rapids.
Rafting in rishikesh is a very thrilling and memorable experience and one should do it once. There are people who are so excited about rafting that they visit multile times during the year. You will find variety of camps also where you can stay apart from hotels.


Camping in rishikesh

If you love to spend your time with nature but not getting an idea where to experience it, then come to rishikesh and book a camping package. There are vaiety of camping options available in rishikesh from economical to luxury.
Most of the camps in rishikesh are jungle camps with tented accomodation and few have cottage options also. The best way to enjoy camping in rishikesh is in tents, so that you get a new experience rathar than usual. You should be choosing the camps depending on your taste because not all are similar. So have good location , some have good surroundings , some have good stay arrangements , some have good indoor recreational option and other things.
But dont worry when you book with us we put you in the best as per your budget, we have done the research and hand picked som of the best for your service. You will get a good location, good surroundings lot of indoor activities to indulge in as well as outdoor activities like rafting, trekking, jungle walk and more.


Adventure Activities in rishikesh

Rishikesh is very fast becoming the adventure tourism capital of India. Apart from rafting and camping for which it is already famous there are many more aventure activities that you can indulge in if you get a proper guide to tell you and we are here for you.
Go for hot air balooning and Air safari in rishikesh. Yes you are reading it right air safari and hot air ballooning activity are also available as an adventure activity in Rishikesh. All these activities are conducted from location near dehradun airport around 30km from rishikesh.The cost depends on how much time you want to enjoy it and starts from Rs 5000 /- per person for a 15 Minute ride.
Rappling is one of the common adventure activities offered along with rafting in Rishikesh where you climb down from the rock under the supervision of an instructor with all the safety measures in place. You can get the rappling activity included alongwith your river rafting pacakge at the cost of Rs 500/- per person.
Bungee Jumping, Zipline, Giant Swing, Flying Fox in rishikesh is other major adventure sports in rishikesh. You will find the centre of these activities at Mohan chatti 17 km from Rishikesh. The bungee jumping in rishikesh platform is 83 meters high and is designed and supervised by David Allardice of New Zealand. You will be thrilled to take the jump from here and after the jump do take you photograph and certificate of jump. The cost of these activities is around Rs 3500 per person.


Yoga in rishikesh

Rishikesh is a very ancient city and is been visited by tourists from difernt parts of the world in search for yoga and other practices to improve their well being. With the flow of tourists and influential people now rishikes has been nick named as yoga capital of the world. There are numerous ashrams where one can come and be part of yogic process. There are centers which provide ayurvedica treatments like panchkarma, mantra therapy, hath yoga and other where people can benefit for the age old indian medicine system which is increasingly becoming popular among people.


Spiritual Tour rishikesh

The environment of rishikesh is pure spiritual , you will find temples , ashrams and other religious and spiritual places which you can visit. Some of the prominent are laxman jhoola , ram jhoola , parmarth niketan , swargashram, shivanand ashram, treveni ghat and more. Rishikesh is also the gateway to many more religious places.
Char dham yatra that witness thousands of people visiting the holy shrines of badrinath , kedarnath , gangotri and yumnotri starts from rishikesh. The govt of uttarakhand is also coming up with more plans to develop spiritual tourism in uttarakhand