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Things to Do in Rishikesh

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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

The wildlife warden munnar PO, idukki dist. kerala, india

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 a 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, a...

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Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh

The wildlife warden munnar PO, idukki dist. kerala, india

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

The wildlife warden munnar PO, idukki dist. kerala, india

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

The wildlife warden munnar PO, idukki dist. kerala, india

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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Arun's 3 days trip to Rishikesh

Trip was arranged in good manner. I arranged transportation myself. Nice Rafting experience!!

Arun Arya Aligarh

Jatin's 3 days trip to Rishikesh

It was an nice weekend destination we had lot of fun there, all the amenities were as per planned. overall trip was amazing

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Vini's 8 days trip to Rishikesh

As per the Itinerary, Whole trip was arranged and well coordination.Good service Auli Local Sightseeing :- Joshimath :- Chenab Lake

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Shalender's 2 days trip to Rishikesh

Overall experience was good!! Rafting part was memorable and Nilekanth

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This was the first time I booked my holiday with travel triangle and it was a good experience and the process was also quiet simple.

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An amazing trip to uttarakhand, we had enjoyed a lot. The beautiful mountains and the hotels were really good. Thanks to Travel triangle team

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Gaurav's 7 days trip to Rishikesh

Had booked this trip before the COVID-19 pandemic and thus TT and agent offered to reschedule within the next year. Arrangements made were adequate regarding sight seeing, hotels and transport. However, I had accidentally double paid the last installment for which I'm still chasing the agent and TT for refund. Please help with that urgently

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Inba's 2 days trip to Rishikesh

Road to camp from highway is not good Wonderful rafting experience

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Jtanmayee's 6 days trip to Rishikesh

hotels were good, communication about the place and landslides could have been better. Cab driver was not that good. Still had a decent experience

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