No matter what your age, Rishikesh hub of adventure is sure to treat all. The riverside city of Rishikesh amuses young and old equally with its loveable atmosphere and range of experience. That is the reason for the popularity of this small town apart from its spiritual presence known as Devbhoomi. It is a perfect get-away for all the students, couples and elderly wanting a respite from the busy life. Everyone has something in their mind from adventure, rejuvenation and spirituality. So, let’s see what all things Rishikesh has to offer.
If you are looking for an outdoor recreational activity then river rafting in the crystal pure waters of Ganges is the best one out there in the city of Rishikesh. River rafting alone is responsible for collecting fame as an adventure hub for this city. The adventure activities only started to pile up after the introduction of river rafting in the currents of river Ganga at Shivpuri. There are different levels of difficulties according to which your rafting trip is planned. It involves overcoming the waves of white waters of Ganga and maintaining your calm while the adrenaline rush through your veins. The river rafting in the waters of Rishikesh is one of the prime water sports in the entire India.
Average Price: From INR 1100
Rappelling as one knows is an activity done in the rough and rocky terrains of a rugged mountain. Rishikesh with its gorgeous valleys and steep mountain areas provide a perfect location to do so with the prettiest of views. If you are one who likes to conquer the mountains, then Rappelling in Rishikesh should be on your bucket list. The recreational activity is sure to test your endurance and stamina, so it requires a certain amount of physical fitness. The guide and safety methods are top notch so you need not have to worry about that and just enjoy the adventurous experience.
Average Price: From INR 1500
Bungee Jumping is yet another thrilling experience for those who like to go above and beyond their fears. Mohan Chatti is a place to look out for such daring activities. The destination offers various adventure activities with a pleasing surrounding. Among them is Bungee jumping from a height of 83 metres which is sure to make your heart go pumping with excitement. Also, remember to collect your dare to jump certificate as a proof of your bravery after the jump.
Average Price: From INR 3600
Rishikesh has one of Asia’s largest Flying foxes with its one kilometre trail that gives you an exhilarating experience. You can either book it with the help of your resort where you are staying or head to Mohan Chatti to book on the spot. You will descend from a height and fly over the town and some of the beautiful views of the valleys and mountains. Soak yourself in the beauty of Rishikesh with distant Himalayas in the background. Flying fox is truly one of the best activities Rishikesh has to offer.
Average price: INR 1725
Mountain biking appeals to all the explorers who like to view the destination from an offbeat point of view. If you are one such individual, then go for some mountain biking that provides a path to explore the hilly side of the town. If you want to know the beauty and depths of nature, then explore the varied topography of Rishikesh closely with this adventure activity. You will come across the terrain featuring water streams, steep inclinations of mountain, forest trails and rocky routes
Giant swing is a rope-based adventure activity that is available at Mohan Chatti that is sure to give you a rush. If you love Bungee jumping, then these 83 metres of Giant swing is sure to bring in another treat of fun and adventure. Imagine swinging through the beautiful surrounding of the town at a thrilling height. Sounds amazing right? Giant swing is one of the rarities in Rishikesh and attracts many adventure lovers from all around the country.
Average Price: From INR 3550
Cliff Jumping is yet another sensational activity in the riverside town of Rishikesh. This is usually included with the package of river rafting. So, you can inquire about the same and enjoy deep diving from a cliff. If you are taking up rafting, then this additional easier activity is a must. Take that leap of faith and jump headfirst in the rejuvenating waters of the Ganges.
Average Price: Mostly included in the river rafting package