Rishikesh is now very famous destination among the adventure seeker in North India. Tourist from all over India and world visit Rishikesh to experience the adventure activities like White water rafting , Bungee Jumpin, Flying Fox, Zipline, Airsafari, Trekking and Camping. With the increase in footfall of tourist in Rishikesh there are many options to stay during one trip. Some of them are – Ashrams in Rishikesh, Dharmsala’s in Rishikesh, Budget Hotels to five star hotels, resorts of different categories , guest houses, homestays, zoostels and Camping stay in tents , cottages and huts. Out of these options the adventure seekers preferred Camping option in Rishikesh the most. Camping in Rishikesh gives a experience to feel the nature and it sources from deep and it always adds unforgettable memories of holiday diaries.
Types of Camping in Rishikesh – There are different types of Camping stay in Rishikesh which we will briefly explain in this article because while booking tourist always gets confused with stay names and amenities offered:
Dome Tents : Dome Tents are very famous among backpackers and sole travellers these days. Camping in Rishikesh providers also provide stay in these tents as these are easy to install anywhere and afterwards you can dismantle the Dome tents and leave without leaving behind any waste and structure. Dome tents are small in sizes , light weights and easily movable therefore mostly used in trekking trips and also in area where permanent structure is banned or not possible. With Dome Tents you will require Sleeping Bags , Pillows, Torch and mattress. Washroom are made separately while staying in Dome tents. Price range for Dome tents varies from Rs.700/- per persons.
Eco Tents or Alpine Tents : These are budget camping options and cheap in cost and also easy to install although one cannot frequently move these tents. Eco Camps in Rishikesh to stay are available in good quantity at different camps operators. Eco camps have Beds or ground bedding for three to Four persons in each tent and is without toilets / bathrooms. Some camping organizers these days also provides table fans, electricity bulb and mobile charging sockets in the tent but its depends on campsite to campsites that one can ask while booking. Prices Range for such campsite varies from Rs.1000/- per person to Rs.1600/- per person for 01 night trip.
Luxury Tents / Swiss Tents : Now a days every age group wants to experience Camping in Rishikesh and they also wants good accommodations, hygienic environment, good service and facilities like attached washrooms, Water coolers , AC and electricity with power backup. Swiss Camp or Luxury Camp are equipped with the all these facilities and are spacious and have permanent structure. One can feel camping experience with safety, security and proper facilities in Swiss Camps. One things needs to keep in mind that all Swiss Camps / Luxury camps have attached washrooms , electricity and fans but some camp organizers have water coolers only and some have AC also that you can ask while booking. Price range for Swiss Camps / Luxury Camps varies between Rs.1600/- per person to Rs.4000/- per person.
Deluxe Cottages / Mud Huts / Luxury Cottages : Very famous among Family groups, Couples and high end tourist who don’t want to compromise with there stay chooses these Camping in Rishikesh options. Equipped with amenities like attached washrooms, Gesyers , AC , Water coolers, Fans, Queen size beds and 24 hour power backup these campsite are Luxury stay in the essence of nature for the travelers. Price ranges from Rs.2000/- per person to Rs.4500/- per persons , price depends on facilities provided my the campsite that you can clarify while booking.
All these options of Camping in Rishikesh have different activities , different locations and different facilities that you can ask and compare accordingly before booking any of them.
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Rishikesh packages includes travel in the city of Rishikeshand covers the popular tourist spots in the city including Ashrams, temples, markets, Ganges ceremony (Ganga Aarti), rafting, camping, wildlife, waterfalls and much more. Rishikesh is a small city in the state Uttarakhand of northern India and enjoys a global fame as the world’s capital of Yoga and Meditation. Situated at the banks of River Ganges, the city is also a gateway to the mighty Himalayas and is in possession of massive natural beauty and majesty. There are a large number of temples in this famous spiritual town. There is a legend lined with the name of the town that states that when Rishi Raibhya did penance, God appeared before him in the form of Rishikesh(God of Senses) and hence the place got its name. The Rishikesh packages are perfect for every kind of tourist including those looking for spiritual and peaceful surroundings and those with an adventurous spirit.The most popular areas covered in Rishikesh packages are Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Yoga, Meditation, Triveni Ghat, Vashisht Gufa (cave), major temples and ashrams in Rishikesh. There are India’s most liked adventure sport destinations in the town. The Rishikesh tour packages are driven by a large number of other interestesting vacationer destinations and also gives access to other Himalayan hill stations. The River Ganges flowing through Rishikesh forms a spectacular sight. In the evening the Ganga Aarti takes place while the temple bells echo in ideal synchronization. The ultimate experience of Rishikesh packages is a truly spiritual and adventurous.
Thousand of people visit Rishikesh in search of religious, cultural, Ayurvedic and yoga knowledge since the ancient time and the flow has increased tremendously these days and the main reasons is the connectivity convenience & increase in facilities and options for travelers. But now Rishikesh is also very famous among adventure seekers and the main reasons is White Water Rafting on river Ganges which thrills everyone no matter how strong you are. In this article we will now different river rafting stretches in Rishikesh, Who can do river rafting in Rishikesh and What safety measures to take while doing River rafting in Rishikesh.
How to reach Rishikesh
Nearest Airport for Rishikesh is Jolley Grant Airport Dehradun (CODE : DED) which is 15 KM i.e an half an hour drive for main Rishikesh City. One can Hire Taxi from Taxi stand from Jolly Grant Airport for Rishikesh. Contact for Taxi Services @09718187689 / 08860976789
Nearest Railway Station for Rishikesh is Haridwar Junction Railyway Station (Station Code : HW) which is 25KM i.e an hour drive for main Rishikesh City. From Haridwar station one can Hire Taxis , Local Buses and Tuk Tuk Tempo to reach Rishikesh, all these are easily available from Haridwar Railway Stations. Contact for Taxi Services @09718187689 / 08860976789
By Road Rishikesh is very well connected on NH 58 via Delhi – Meerut – Roorkie – Haridwar – Rishikesh. Distance from different cities of Rishikesh
Delhi to Rishikesh Distance : 225 KM : 06 Hour Drive
Chandigarh to Rishikesh Distance : 215 KM : 06 Hour Drive
Jaipur to Rishikesh Distance : 485 KM : 10 Hour Drive
Lucknow to Rishikesh Distance : 525 KM : 12 Hour DriveWhere to Reach for River Rafting in Rishikesh – Rishikesh River Rafting Booking Offices
Rishikesh is a Hub of River rafting operators and there are almost 700 different rafting operators booking offices in entire Rishikesh therefore its not the big deal to Book a rafting in Rishikesh. Best locations from where one can have to book river rafting in rishikesh are as follows: (1). Tapovan , Rishikesh : 05 Km from Rishikesh bus stand Tapovan is considered as the best location to book river rafting in rishikesh as here one can easily park there vehicles and leave for rafting start point on the operators vehicles. But in season due to heavy traffics and over crowed tourist things might change here and you might waste huge time in traffic only. (2).Laxman Jhulla Bridge, On Neelkhanth Road : This location is best for those travelers who are coming in there own vehicle and not relying on public transportation as there is no such public transportation available in this area. If you book rafting from Laxman jhulla area you will not waste time in traffic and also it is easier to reach from rafting end points to the offices. (3).Garudchatti Bridge on Neelkhanth Road : Again good for those who are coming with there own conveyance although the location is approx 10km from rishikesh bus stand. Location is awesome complete river ganga view and best thing is that you will never get traffic issues from this particular point. (4). Kharasut Rishikesh : This location is best suites to travelers using public transport from metro cities as it is just 1.5 KM from Rishikesh bus stand and easily accessible by local transports For River Rafting Booking Click Here
Different Stretches of River Rafting Available in Rishikesh | Rishikesh River Rafting Starting Points
River Rafting from Brahmpuri Point : This Stretch is smallest in terms of distance and rapids covered while on raft. Total distance covered in Brahmpuri river rafting is 08-09 Km and there 02 minor rapids of Grade I covered in this stretch of rafting. Highly recommended for beginners as by doing this one can learn how to manage balance on rapids , how to paddle when the guide commands & get to know if he/she has any phobia or not to white water rafting. You can experience 02 minor grade I rapids which are Double Trouble & Club House in this stretch and also enjoy Maggie & tea at Cliff Jump point and body surfing while rafting. Distance Covered : 08-09 KM approx Price Range for Brahmpuri Rafting Rs.400/- Rafting Fee + Rs.50/- Govt Fee Age Limits : Between 12 yrs to 55 yrs ( Subject to Health Conditions) Weight Criteria : Between 30 KG to 90 KG. ( Below & Above not allowed) Time Taken : 01 Hour Maximum Best Time to do Rafting : 25th September to 30th June (Subject to Weather Conditions)
River Rafting from Shivpuri Point : One of the most popular river rafting stretch of Rishikesh is from Shivpuri rafting point. You can experience Grade II & Grade III rapids adventure with astonishing scenic beauty of rishikesh valley on raft. This stretch cover 04 major rapids which are Golf Course Rapid, Return to the Centre Rapid, Roller Coaster Rapid and Double Trouble rapid. In this stretch one enjoy good thrilling rapids with Cliff Jump & body surfing fun. Distance Covered : 16 KM approx Prices for Shivpuri Rafting : Rs.600/- Rafting Fee + Rs.50/- Govt Fee Age Limits : Above 15 Years to 55 Years (Subject to Health Conditions) Weight Criteria : Between 35 KG to 90KG Time Taken : 02 Hours to 02:30 Hours Best Time to do Shivpuri Rafting : 25th September to 30th June.
River Rafting from Marive Drive : This particular rafting stretch from Marine Drive is quit lengthy and consume lots of time and energy. But once you are on the raft you don’t need to watch time just make yourself ready for some extreme adventure experience on river Ganga. Rafting from Marine Drive to Rishikesh covers Grade I, Grade II & Grade III level rapids, adding to three more major rapids on Shivpuri Rafting which are Three Blind Mice, Cross Fire & Sweet Sixteen rapids. Distance Covered : 24 KM approx Prices for Marine Drive Rafting : Rs.1000/- Rafting Fee + Rs.50 govt fee Age Limit : Above 18 Years to 50 Years ( Subject to health conditions ) Weight Criteria : Between 45 KG to 85 KG Time Taken : 04 Hours to 04:30 Hours Best time to do Marine Drive Rafting : 15th Oct to 25th June ( Subject to Weather Conditions)
River Rafting from Kaudiyala : One of the most toughest stretch of river rafting in rishikesh starts from Kaudiyala and ends in Rishikesh. This stretch is has One of the most dangerous rapid by the name ” The Great Wall ” and strictly not recommended to beginners and non swimmers. This stretch is quite long and adds extra rapids like The Great Wall rapids, Denial Dip Rapid and Black money. Distance Covered : 34 KM approx Prices for Kaudiyala Rafting : Rs.2500/- Rafting Fee + Rs.50 govt fee + Rs.5000/- for Kayak with Raft Age Limit : Above 18 Years to 45 Years ( Subject to health conditions ) Weight Criteria : Between 45 KG to 85 KG Time Taken : 06 Hours to 06:30 Hours Best time to do Kaudiyala Rafting : 15th Oct to 25th June ( Subject to Weather Conditions)
List of Rapids in Rishikesh Rafting – Major Rapids in Rishikesh River Rafting
1. The Great Wall Rapid
2. The Denial Dip Rapid
3. Sweet Sixteen Rapid
4. The Black Money Rapid
5. Three Blind Mice Rapid
6. The Cross Fire Rapid
7. Return to the Center Rapid
8. Roller Coaster Rapid
9. Golf Course Rapid
10. Club House Rapid
11. Double Trouble Rapid
12. Hilton & Terminator Rapid.
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