Rishikesh is a perfect place to soak your soul deep into relaxation and create a spiritual connection with nature. Away from drudgery, this place is nestled in the Himalayan foothills and is renowned as a yoga capital of India. The scenic beauty is perfectly blended with spiritual enthusiasm and takes you to a place where acceptance, connection, and awareness prevail. But, this is not it. Apart from devoutness, Rishikesh has a lot to offer! You can call it one of the hottest hubs of adventure sports and other fun activities.
For its picturesque locations and the adrenaline-pumping adventures, Rishikesh is found as a highlight in most Uttarakhand travel packages. The classic fusion of piousness and adventure makes it an ideal destination for a traveler. Here is a perfect combo of activities that will make your trip to Rishikesh indelible and enduring.
It’s time to pack your bags and be ready to head to this beautiful journey…
Camping and Bonfire: Party and Chill
The hilly terrains, the mystic banks of Ganges and the stunning scenic beauty make Rishikesh a perfect camping spot. If you are willing to satiate your cravings for adventure, choose a camp with beachfront of Ganga River and you are all set to make memories. Even if you want to travel solo to Rishikesh, you will surely end up making some great friends in the camp. The gush of happiness and joy is contagious, you all start feeling connected effortlessly! That’s the magic of nature. I remember how I ended up playing dumb charades and singing songs the whole night with the people I just met. We all shared our stories sitting next to the bonfire, underneath the stars.
Beatles Ashram: An Enchanting Experience
Brimming with creativity, Beatles Ashram, Rishikesh is considered as one of the best places to visit in Rishikesh. With a positive aura, this place shares a beautiful story of four of “TheBeatlesMania”, who came to Rishikesh, India to attend a session of Transcendental Meditation at the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. They all lived in the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and many of their famous songs are inspired from their journey to India. The classic graffiti and small meditation chambers provide you a glimpse of The Beatles footsteps in India. Enshrouded with greenery, this place is perfect for photographers.
Bungee Jumping: A Thrilling Experience
Want to experience a rush of thrill and adventure in your nerves, well then you must try India’s highest bungee jumping that will make your heart pound as you kiss the gravity. It’s time to take the plunge if you dare! Leap from a height of 83m above a tributary of the Ganges in the Himalayan foothills and experience the true adventure. You can also try various other activities like Giant Swing, Firefox, Rappeling, Rock Climbing, Mountain biking and many more! It’s time to roll!
Well, of course, if you heading to Rishikesh, River Rafting has to be on your to-do list. Plunging over the lofty, milky waters of Ganges, those rapids will take you for an indelible roller-coaster ride. Dodging the rocks, you come out like a true adventurer. The months of February, March, April, May, October, and November are the ideal months to try river rafting in Rishikesh.
So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and make your trip to Rishikesh a memorable one with a perfect combination of fun, adventure, peace and prolonged happiness.