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Things To Do In Rishikesh

Things To Do In Rishikesh

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Rishikesh :
The capital of Yoga and Meditation; Rishikesh is the holiest city of Uttarakhand. Rishikesh is settled at the focal point of the Great Himalayas and the gateway towards the Chota Char Dham Yatra: Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. The sacred Ganga river that flows through the heart of Rishikesh and the presence of divine aura radiating from the temples at Rishikesh in unison sports activities like rafting, trekking, cliff climbing, bungee jumping, and many more makes Rishikesh one of the most frequently visited tourist spots. Ayurvedic healing and medication are known to be the best practices intact in modern times. There are many things to do in Rishikesh and not only things but there are various adventurous things to do in Rishikesh.

Things to do in Rishikesh:
  • River Rafting and Bungee Jumping
  • Laxman Jhula
  • Kayaking and Flying Fox
  • Giant Swing
  • Trekking
  • Waterfall Rappelling
  • Shiv Puri Forest Camping
  • Camp Wildhawk
  • Rock Climbing
  • Cliff Jumping
  • Triveni Ghat
  • Holy sites of Rishikesh
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Amazing and Adventurous Things to do in Rishikesh

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River Rafting and Bungee jumping

River Rafting and Bungee jumping
Many visitors visit Rishikesh not only it is a sacred place but also Rishikesh is famous for River rafting. The best time for river rafting is during the monsoons. The river gushes with its might making it a suitable spot for water sports in Rishikesh. The holy river Ganga provides the best rafting spot in Rishikesh. Many authorized representatives will look after your safety if you are going river rafting. Not only monsoons, but the winters are also the time when visitors flock to Rishikesh and it becomes a popular hub in December especially due to the winter vacation.  On the other hand, Bungee jumping is another loved sport of Rishikesh and the major time to do Bungee jumping is during December. You will be allowed to jump from a height of 83 metres from a cliff. These are things to do in Rishikesh in December.
 
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Kayaking and Flying Fox

Kayaking and Flying Fox

You wish to have some fun from the heights then you will be attached to a wire and then with the help of an apparatus you can cross rather than spread your hands and legs while you cross the 1-kilometre wire from one spot to another spot in the valley. You will be hanging at a height of 120 metres and move at a speed from 140 kmph to 160 kmph. There is another sport at Rishikesh; Kayaking and it is one of the challenging activities you have to go through. Paddling and halting at proper destinations in the gushing waters are the main concern of this sport. These are the most frequently fun things to do in Rishikesh.

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Giant Swing

Giant Swing

One of the most popular fun things to do in Rishikesh is getting on the Giant Swing. You will be swinging like being on a huge swing that will move to and fro from a height of 83 metres above the river Ganga. This activity takes place at Mohan Chatti and it is one of the most interesting and one of the most popular fun things to do in Rishikesh.

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Trekking

Trekking

If you are looking for the most convenient adventurous things to do in Rishikesh, then trekking at the rocky cliffs and mountains of Rishikesh is the major attraction for many. The mythological significance of Rishikesh makes it a popular hub for many trekkers as well. It is because of the lofty mountain paths and the caves that work as a residential area for many hermits and sages. There are many popular trekking spots in Rishikesh such as the Rajaji National Park, Neer Garh Waterfall trek, Phool Chatti and Garud Chatti trek, Patna Waterfall trek, Kunjapuri temple trek, Neelkanth Mahadev trek. Trekking is one of the adventurous things to do in Rishikesh.

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Waterfall Rappelling

Waterfall Rappelling

If you are looking to carry out any adventurous things to do in Rishikesh then the Waterfall Rappelling is your most preferred destination. The scenic beauty of the Neer Garh Waterfall converts the place best for rappelling. The water is cold and rushes at a great speed. All you need to do is to know the trick of how to lock your feet in between the rocks. Rappelling in the Neer Garh Waterfall or any other waterfalls in other areas is one of the most challenging and adventurous things to do in Rishikesh.

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Shivpuri Forest Camping

Shivpuri Forest Camping

If you are thinking about things to do in Rishikesh at night then you must go for a camping trip into the wild at Shivpuri Forest. Under the beautiful star-filled sky and surrounded by the magnificent forest around you and the gentle breeze of the mountains will ease your stress in no time. The Rajaji National Park is the most visited site at Shivpuri Forest. You can go out for a walk in the nearby locations but do not go too far in the woods. Thus, to list things to do in Rishikesh at night make sure you have the option to camp at Shivpuri Forest.

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Rock climbing

Rock climbing

If you are looking for things to do in Rishikesh in June then you must be at the Rock Climbing activity in Rishikesh. Many tourists visit Rishikesh for it being the most prominent and best known for rock climbing. There are various destinations situated at Rishikesh that provide rock climbing facilities for the climbers at Rishikesh. It can be moderate or it can be challenging depending upon your convenience. Though it falls under the category of things to do in Rishikesh in June.

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Cliff Jumping

Cliff Jumping

If you are looking for things to do in Rishikesh in June then you should head for some cliff jumping. You will be jumping from a height of 25 ft. to 30 ft. below. It is settled in the Lower ranges of the Himalayas on the bank of river Ganga and a life jacket will be put on you so that you are safe and sound. Though the Tehri Dam is the destination where people go for cliff jumping activity as it has control over the water currents of the Ganga river. It is one of the best things to do in Rishikesh in June.

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Laxman Jhula

Laxman Jhula

Visiting the Laxman Jhula is one of the best things to do in Rishikesh. The legendary hanging bridge made by Laxman; the younger brother of Lord Rama, was made of jute and now it has undergone various effects of modernity. The Laxman Jhula is beautifully decorated with electric lights in the evening and is one of the best strolling sites to be at. It is one of the most visited and popular things to do in Rishikesh.

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Triveni Ghat

Triveni Ghat

Jot it down on the list regarding things to do in Rishikesh with family; Triveni Ghat of Rishikesh. One of the holiest places to be at; as it is well-known for the divine and the mesmerizing sandhya aarti at the Triveni Ghat of Rishikesh. The presence of divinity can be felt as you look graciously at the sandhya aarti of bank Triveni Sangam at Triveni Ghat. It is one of the best things to do in Rishikesh with your family.

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Holy sites of Rishikesh

Holy sites of Rishikesh

If you are looking out for activities and things to do in Rishikesh with family then you must head out with them for the holy and divine destinations of Rishikesh. Rishikesh being a holy land consists of many temples like; the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Bharat Mandir, Kunjapuri Devi Mandir, Trimbakeshwar Temple, Raghunath Temple, Veerabhadra Temple, Lakshman Temple, Shatrughan Temple and Bhootnath Temple. These divine temples will fill you with a pure sense of holiness. These are the things you can do in Rishikesh with your family.

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Things I can prefer to do in Rishikesh?

The list is as follows: 

  • River Rafting and Bungee Jumping
  • Laxman Jhula
  • Kayaking and Flying Fox
  • Giant Swing
  • Trekking
  • Waterfall Rappelling
  • Shiv Puri Forest Camping
  • Camp Wildhawk
  • Rock Climbing
  • Cliff Jumping
  • Triveni Ghat
  • Holy sites of Rishikesh

When and Where can I do River Rafting and Bungee Jumping?

A lot of tourists visit Rishikesh not just because it's an important place, but also because Rishikesh is well-known for its river Rafting. The best time to go river rafting occurs during monsoons.
This holy river Ganga offers the most suitable place to raft in Rishikesh. Bungee jumping is another well-known sport that is popular in Rishikesh and the most popular time to go Bungee jumping is in December.

At where I can go to heights and have fun in the air?

Another activity in Rishikesh; Kayaking and it is among the most challenging tasks you must complete. Paddling and stopping at appropriate locations in the water are the major focus of this game.

What is the most popular fun thing in Rishikesh?

The most enjoyable thing that you can do while in Rishikesh is ride the Giant Swing. You'll be swinging as the giant swing that is moving around and back. The activity is held at Mohan Chatti and it is one of the most fascinating and well-known activities in Rishikesh.

What are the popular hubs and convenient adventurous treks?

The historical significance of Rishikesh is what makes it a favoured place for trekkers too. This is due to the mountainous terrain and caves that serve as a place of residence for many sages and hermits. The trek is among the thrilling activities in Rishikesh.

What is the best Waterfall Rappelling spot?

The stunning beauty of the Neer Garh Waterfall converts the location to be the best one to rappel. The only thing you have to do is learn the tricks to secure your feet within the rocks.

Where I could feel and experience the magnificent breeze in the mountains?

In the beautiful night sky as well as surrounded by stunning forests around you, the soft air from the mountain will take away your anxiety within a matter of minutes. The Rajaji National Park is the most frequented spot in Shivpuri Forest.

What is the most exciting thing to experience in Rishikesh?

There are a variety of places in Rishikesh that offer rock climbing services for climbers of Rishikesh. It is possible to do something moderate or difficult based on your preferences.

Can I do cliff jumping in Rishikesh if I am visiting for two days?

The cliff jumping will take place from the height of 25 feet. to 30 feet. below. It is not a dam, the Tehri Dam is the destination for those who want to go on cliff-jumping activities.

Where can I go for the astonishing and grand aarti in Rishikesh?

One of the holiest places to visit, as it is famous for the amazing and beautiful sandhya aarti at Triveni Ghat. Triveni Ghat of Rishikesh. The divine presence is felt when you gaze admiringly at the sandhya-aarti at the bank Triveni Sangam in the Triveni Ghat.

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