Rishikesh

Rishikesh is best place to visit in summers and this no one can understand better than delhites. Rishikesh is around 230 km from Delhi and is mainly famous for adventure activities like campaigning, trekking, rafting, bungee jumping and much more. There are different adventure tour organisers which have license for all this. They have office at Rishikesh from where one can get activity package for their group.

Activity mainly consist of campaigning which are of two type beach camp and jungle camp.

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Beach camp
Beach camps are at river side towards Shivpuri. Beach camp mainly have numerous tents on sand beach with common five and six washroom to share.

Jungle camps are situated near Nilkanth road surrounded all around by hills and the river flow of Ganges. One can spend nice time at jungle camp site by playing volleyball, rope climbing, can go for waterfall trek, evening snacks at riverside, forest music party and bone fire in night.

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Jungle camp
Rafting is major attraction at Rishikesh and are done under experts who gives small basic tutorial before rafting which includes safety, how to raft and how to survive during drowning situation.

Rafting is real fun, sitting in front, high tides in river takes thrill to next level.

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River Rafting
Things to carry:
  • Drinking water to prevent dehydration
  • Sun screen as skin will be exposed in direct sun
  • Trekking shoes and a pair of flip flop
  • And a winter wear, night can be colder

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Awareness:

  • Wear life jacket whenever go near flowing water as tides fluctuates quickly.
  • Prefer a SUV car it can take you out during poor weather conditions.
Other places to visit:
Lakshman Jhula

Lakshman Jhula is an iron suspension bridge in Rishikesh which connects Tehri and Pauri district. The bridge was made later but before it’s been said that Lord Lakshman (brother of Lord Rama) crossed the river Ganges on two jute ropes and then the bridge was made and named after Lord Lakshman.

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Lakshman Jhula

Ram Jhula

Ram Jhula is a bridge similar to Lakshman Jhula which connects Swargashram to Shivananda ashram.

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360 degree view of a Jungle camp site:
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