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Things to Do in Rishikesh

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Tourism in Rishikesh

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Feb - May, Oct - Nov

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3 - 4 Days


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Things to Do in Rishikesh

For travelers who like to explore new destinations, and whose heart belongs in the hills, Rishikesh is the best place to visit. Located in Uttarakhand, it is easily accessible by road and is ideal for tourists looking for unique experiences.

With varied things to do in Rishikesh like river rafting, trekking, witnessing the evening Aarti, and more, one’s holiday is sure to become a memorable affair. Relaxing in the adventure camps in Rishikesh is the most popular thing to do. One can book a camping package, which includes accommodation, river rafting, bonfire, body surfing, and meals. Camping not only lets one stay close to the Ganges, but also closer to oneself.

The adventure sports in Rishikesh are extremely popular and also a safe activity to indulge in as it is performed under the supervision of experts. With activities like bungee jumping, flying fox, and hiking, the list of Rishikesh adventure activities is endless. Flying Fox is another name for zip-lining, and is one of the most popular and safest things to do in Rishikesh. One can easily indulge in the adventure activities in Rishikesh by either getting them included in their tour package or booking through any of the local agents.

For those who do not have a heart for adventure and often wonder what to do in Rishikesh, rest assured as there is a lot to leave you in awe, and keep you busy. Tapovan, a hidden gem is a place worth exploring. One does not have to worry about accommodation, as it is easily available here. One can meet the locals, try European cuisine, and witness hundreds of jackfruit and mango trees. Though it is a small place, it’s still a little haven in Rishikesh.


Camping in Rishikesh

Camping in Rishikesh is a fun-filled activity which can be best experienced in the months of September and November. The experience is safe for group of youngsters or families. If you are looking for an exciting tour, you can visit Rishikesh. Booking a package will be a wise idea. The camping packages include all meals, acc...

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Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh

Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh is one of the top adventure activities in Uttarakhand. It is a thrilling adventure activity which needs a lot of courage. Although there will be a safety measure for the experience, you still need to visit the place and gather all the courage to jump from a height. The experience includes a platf...

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River Rafting in Rishikesh

Best river rafting in Rishikesh can be experienced between the months of September and November. Rainy season is the time when you should avoid going for river rafting Rishikesh. Overall, late September through May is considered the ideal river rafting in Rishikesh season. Rafting charges in Rishikesh begin from as low as I...

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Flying Fox in Rishikesh

Flying Fox in Rishikesh is an activity which is best experienced during the months when there is no rain. Choose an operator which follows high standards of safety. Tourists will find the best flying fox experience in Mohan chatti. It is 25 kilometers away from Rishikesh. The best thing about this experience is that anybody...

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    The town is virtually run by auto rickshaws and shared jeeps which are the local modes of transport in Rishikesh.

    Delhi – Ghaziabad – Modinagar – Meerut – Muzaffarnagar – Roorkee – Haridwar – Rishikesh, this is undoubtedly the quickest and the best road route from Delhi to Rishikesh.

    Rishikesh is one of the top tourist destinations in India. Thus, there are numerous ATMs at various places spread across the city to cater to the financial needs of both tourists as well as the residents.

    The International Yoga Festival, Beatles Festival and Science Festival are some of the festivals in Rishikesh that are celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm.

    Since Rishikesh is located in the foothills of the Shivalik range, the weather generally remains pleasant throughout the year. Still, the ideal time to visit the place is February-March and August-October as May and June are quite hot.

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