5 Best things to do in Rishikesh

Tourists around the world are in the impression that places like Rishikesh is meant for meditation. While thinking about that place, a picture of a holy hermit crosses their minds. Well let me tell you Rishikesh is not just that. It’s a lot more.

Adventures galore – 

Rishikesh is flooded with numerous fun filled activities. You can pick and choose from several activities like bungee jumping, white water rafting, rappelling, trekking, camping and much more.

White water rafting –

Rishikesh is the perfect hub for white water rafting. All you have to do is when you check in a hotel, you can ask for the concierge to book yourself for a rafting experience.

The raft usually takes about 7 to 8 people, so even if you are going solo, you can bond well with other people and make new friends. The best season to visit Rishikesh is between March to September. The cost to have a thrilling ride is between 1500 to 2000, but the experience is worth it.

Bungee jumping – 

if you love heights, head towards Rishikesh to experience that adrenaline rush. Jumpin Heights has trained people from Australia with the finest equipments who encourage you to try the deadly stunt. The height from a cliff does seem difficult in the first place but once when you actually do it, it’s worth taking the risk.

Rappelling –

Ever wanted to try coming down from a mountain like a monkey? Try Rappelling in Rishikesh. The cool sport is so addictive it makes you fall in love with life again.

Trekking –

If you love nature, you must visit Rishikesh for the cascading greens. The bountiful nature has a calming effect on the mind as you walk past dense forests while listening to the murmuring sounds of nature’s living beings. Getting lost in the wilderness is the most fabulous way to discover oneself.

Camping –

you have always stayed in exotic hotels during vacation. Now try something different this time? There are many campsites that are located next to the river. These campsites offer basic necessities and are far from luxury. You can stay in one of the tents and gaze at the stars on a full moon light. The breathtaking beauty of the silent sky speaks in volumes as you gaze at the stars in silence. An affair with the natural beauty will remain etched in your mind forever.

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