Famous for its religious and historical significance, the town of Rishikesh is also famous amongst the youth as a prime adventure sports. Each year, when the season opens for tourism, you’d find bunch of young enthusiasts from cities flocking to their religious town to try some hand in adventure sports. If you’re thinking of the same then keeping the national capital your travel base is a good idea. After enjoying the rugged terrains of lower himalayas you can easily find a Rishikesh to Delhi taxi to return.
Let’s take a look at some of the famous adventure activities you can try in Rishikesh.
White Water Rafting – The holy water Ganga is also an exceptionally celebrated rafting spot. The best time to go rafting is from the mid of September and November to the mid of March and May. It is an extremely exciting background with a long ride with clusters of sudden turns and rapids. You need a good firm hand to tackle the splashing waves as your boat can easily go turtle in the cold waters. Rishikesh tourism gives different river rafting travel packages, incorporating dinners, snacks, stay and even campfire and trek.
Camping – This recreational activity can be practiced throughout the day and has no upper or lower age limit. This is a perfect activity for individuals who like to experience new places and individuals. It is a perfect stay in the grand excellence of the city, beside the holy waters of Ganga. Rishikesh tourism administers different camping spots spread in different parts of the city. Some of the famous riverside camps includes the Marine Drive Beach camp, Brahmpuri Beach camp, Shivpuri Beach camp, Jungle camp, Devprayag camp, Luxury Jungle camp and School Summer camp.
Rappelling and Rock Climbing – Rappelling is an activity where you move down a massive piece of rock with the assistance of a rope. This is performed close to cliffs and waterfalls to add to the thrill and specialists are given the correct protective gear as the sport requires a great deal of agility. The rock climbing activity is also performed on the same site as the rappelling. The movement includes the same security rigging and instruments. The main distinction being that you scale cliff and not down it.
Kayaking – Although kayaking is offered to people who have prior experience of solo rafting or kayaking. Unlike rowing boats, kayaking boats have a shut cockpit while the former have an open cockpit. The rider sits on the base of the vessel with his legs before him and paddles the kayak while gushing through the water.