Rishikesh, the Yoga Capital of India, is a city engulfed in spiritual essence, natural beauty, and the serene Ganges. The holy city has a different set of characteristics to offer to all the travellers coming here from different directions. It is not just the temple town, a place immersed into the glittering charm of the Ganges, river gushing across rocks, and mountains. Rishikesh has also something thrilling and adventurous to offer. It offers the full spectrum of adventurous activities to all the enthusiastic and nature wanderers to experience the thrill inside. While staying at the best hotel in Rishikesh near to the magnificent river, you can experience numerous adventure activities around.
Here is the list of five thrilling activities to enjoy in Rishikesh.
1. River Rafting
When it comes to finding the most thrilling thing to do in Rishikesh, the name of river rafting comes first place. Those who live for the adrenaline rush and experience a refreshing dive in the middle of the Ganges, cannot escape the thrill of river rafting. A usual adventure sport in Rishikesh calls for adventure seekers from different parts of India and across the globe as well. The white water river rafting in Rishikesh is divided into three different levels including 9km, 15km, and 25km while covering several rapids in between to enhance the feeling of thrill and excitement. Depending on your requirement, you can go for any distance of rafting while having full safety gear on.
2. Bungee Jumping
If you are not afraid of heights and would love to jump at a great height and goes directly into the clean water of the Ganges, then do perform bungee jumping. One of the highest points is 83 meters which are located at the bungee jumping point of Mohanchatti. The best luxury resort in Rishikesh is located near this point while giving easy access to adventure sports, a private Ganges river, and a scenic view of lush green surroundings.
3. Camping and Bonfire
Another thrilling activity to be a part of in Rishikesh is camping near the sacred Ganges river and feeling the cool breeze all around. The best part is staying overnight in the close vicinity of nature while having sky-reaching green lush mountains, fast-flowing Ganges, the rushing sound of the speed of the river, and warmth coming out of the bonfire. Stay for a while booking the best place to stay in Rishikesh and experience the camping for a single night.
4. Flying Fox
In case, you would love to look at the complete view of the river Ganges and scenic hills all around, then there is no better way than flying fox. It is an adventurous activity for adrenaline-pumping individuals who will be tied with a harness and move speedily at the height of 7 meters above the ground. Look at the magnificent view of the river and other surroundings below at the thrilling speed of 160km/hr.
All those who are experienced swimmers and physically fit can perform the most adventurous activity of kayaking. You will be placed in a single rowing kayaking boat and cross the fascinating rapids and speed of the river all by yourself and feel a kind of accomplishment inside.
There are other ranges of thrilling things to perform in Rishikesh including trekking, cliff jumping, nature walking, and more. To do this all, it is imperative to stay at the luxury resort in Rishikesh located in the midst of natural beauty and in the foothills of mountains close to the river Ganges.