RIshikesh is a wonderful city of Uttarakhand situated on the banks of River Ganga just 230 kms away from Delhi (approx. 6 hours drive) and an hour drive from famous Haridwar. It is primarily a favourite spot for all adrenaline rush lovers as it have a lot to offer.
Delhi as we all know is the capital city of India and a residence of more than a Crore population. A densely populated city, life is always at lightening fast speed, where everyone feels to be at war footing, offers bare minimum to freshen up. Hence, a place like Rishikesh which offers calmness, close to nature and away from all the hustle backed by all the famous adventure sports makes it a must visit.
Just an over-night drive away from delhi, surrounded by green hills at top and flowing blue River Ganga making mellifluous sounds accompanied by many small and medium tributaries at bottom makes It a heaven on earth. Rishikesh off late has seen a tremendous upward shift for adventure lovers and tourists, Thanks to its affordable and warm hospitality, an explored but not exploited place, offering all types of staying experiences from camping to cottages to 5 star resorts all along the melodiously gliding River.
One prefers the place over others for few reasons, its serene surrounding which is pleasing to both eyes and ears, along with a culture of dance and bon-fire offered by resorts and camp sites, tasty food and of course the all famous adventure activities cliff jumping, rock climbing and rappelling for sudden adrenaline rush. Not to forget, just a few km away, one will find waterfall which adds another charm to this wonderful place and you can also opt for a small trek to the top to enjoy the sunrise and sunset view.
For all the adventure sports lover, who want to check their limits, rishikesh offers White Water River rafting which you can choose from 12km, 16km, or 24km, bungee jumping from the height of 83mts, Giant Swing from 83mtrs above river level, Flying fox which starts from a height of 120 mtrs and reaches a maximum speed of 160kmph.
Rishikesh is arguably the only place which offers so much to choose from, be it its serenity, delicious food, river side dining, adventure sports, close to city and of course the Famous uttrakhand hospitality. Surely makes it lovable place to many…