Rishikesh is a beautiful and picturesque hill station located in the foothills of the majestic Himalayas. It is a small city with more than 40 lakes and it is well known for its natural beauty and serene environment. Rishikesh is the only landing place in the world that is equally famous for “Yoga” and “adventure sports”. It is also considered a lively city among the holiest places of Hindus local peoples, as well as foreign tourists, visit this place in the quest for spirituality and peace. Most of the tourists are attracted to this place because of its natural beauty, unique features. Also, it is most famous for river rafting.
WHY YOU MUST HAVE A VISIT TO RISHIKESH FOR RIVER RAFTING?
Rishikesh offers you various water sports like kayaking, angling, river rafting, skiing, and snowboarding, bungee jumping, etc. Rafting in Rishikesh is a very popular activity among the foreign tourists who come here for adventure and thrill. When you go rafting in Rishikesh, there are several options available for you. If you are an adventure lover then perhaps you should try mountain rafting in Rishikesh.
The Rafting in Rishikesh starts from the Bapu Lake and takes travelers to the heights of the Zanskar Himalayas. There are two major classifications of rafting in Rishikesh; 1.non-stop and 2.fixed route. Those interested in doing rafting in Rishikesh on a fixed route can take advantage of the off-season. The monsoon season in June and July can be quite challenging and it is better to avoid it if you are planning river rafting in Rishikesh during monsoon.
Besides this, there are many best camps available for this activity where you can enjoy multiple adventurous and thrilling activities. For adventurous tourists, camping in Rishikesh provides the ideal opportunity to enjoy nature at its best. If you wish to go camping in Rishikesh and wish to experience an adventure trip unlike any other. You can select one of them that suits your requirements and budget. The best way to select the best camps is to check out the reviews of the customers.
What are the activities you must do while visiting Rishikesh?
The best time to have a river rafting activity in Rishikesh is between September and May; this time is the most enjoyable and exciting as the temperature is moderate during this time and there is not much heat so you can enjoy your trip to Rishikesh leisurely and comfortably. The best time to have camping in Rishikesh is between June and September. Another adventure activity that is love by many adventure enthusiasts is bungee jumping.
Adventure enthusiasts from all over the world love bungee jumping at Rishikesh. To experience the thrill of bungee jumping at its best, you should plan it in June and September. During this season tourists can experience perfect weather conditions and the calm waters of Rishikesh enable bungee jumping.
Rishikesh offers other fun activities such as trekking up the Ganges. However, those who do not like trekking up the Ganges, can go camping in Rishikesh and enjoy cliff jumping. The cliffs at the Rishikesh are beautifully shaping and offers a great view of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The monsoons in June and July can be quite challenging and it is better to avoid these periods.
Bapu Lake in Rishikesh is a popular tourist spot. Here, you will find beautiful scenery, secluded coves, and numerous boats to hire. For an even more thrilling experience, you can opt for the kilometers stretch from Bapu Lake to Rishikesh Tal National Park. From here, you will come across a majestic forest of pine trees. The Ganges river provides ample scope for those adventurous souls who wish to try rafting in Rishikesh on the Ganges. The rapids here are long and the outfitters will guide you accordingly.
You need to book your camping in Rishikesh beforehand and explore the natural beauty of the area.