River Rafting in Rishikesh in the holy water of river Ganga is truly an unusual experience. Rishikesh is located in Uttarakhand in the foothills of Himalayas and is known as the Yoga capital of the world. It is a very popular destination among the foreigner tourists. Rishikesh is also a pilgrimage center of the Hindus as it has large number of ashrams, temples and yoga centers.
White water river rafting in Rishikesh is the most in demand adventurous water sports in India. Rishikesh is like a playground for adventure activities which attracts tourists not from India only but all over the World. It is a perfect tourist destination for families, friends, students and corporate travellers.
Rishikesh river rafting with other several activities has uplifted the income of Uttrakhand Tourism. River rafting in Rishikesh fills your pulses with adrenaline as you goes over the thundering rapids of Ganges. You can choose your level of rapids which are ranked from 1 to 5 according to the difficulty level and the risk involved. There are a lot of things to do in Rishikesh other then river rafting like Meditation, Rappeling, Team Building, Yoga, Flying Fox and Bungee Jumping.
Rapids also known as white water increases the thrill in your river rafting experience. Rapids number 1, 2 & 3 are suitable for almost everyone but number 4 and 5 can flip your raft in seconds. These are formed due to the water movement over the rocks lying on the river bed and depends upon the rock size and water volume.
River rafting season is from October till June. It is considered as a winter sport but in India adventurers prefer the summers to crash into the rapids. The high season is October till mid November and from March till June is the high season. Winter season from mid November till February is considered as the low season. River rafting in Rishikesh has proved to be a perfect weekend getaway for adventure junkies.
There are several types of river rafting according to the length covered in the Ganges.
You can choose according to your strength, time and budget.
Camping in Rishikesh is a recreational activity which does not have any age limit. Anyone who loves adventure and wants to explore new and exciting place can leave for a camping voyage. Rishikesh gives you the choice to choose from 2 types of camping.