Rishikesh is the land of adventure and thrill. For adventure lovers Rishikesh offer a number of activites to enjoy.
Rishikesh other than pilgrims from around the world is able to pull massive number of adventure-enthusiasts. And since it is settled on the banks of Ganges, the scope of river rafting here is immense.
This river is ideal for beginners and for experts, and to make this better there are various tour operators that are there to guide you and provide the gears to try river-rafting in Rishikesh. Children under the age of 14 years are not allowed.
Options for the rafting trips Brahmpuri (9km), Shivpuri (16 km), Marine Drive (25 km) and Kaudiyala (36 km), among others.
Ganga Valley Adventure offer 1st time in Shivpuri Rishikesh Zip Line Adventure Activities (Zip Line at Flying Fox, Zip Adventure, Rishikesh ) You are harnessed to the wire and on release by gravity roll down the wire upto 70 mtrs above the river level and then going up. Finally returning & settling down at the lowest point.
Accelerate upto speeds of 160 kmph. Feel the air gushing past. You are pulled back to the launch platform by a retrieval mechanism. Walk back to the cafeteria and enjoy watching your photographs & video of the White Water Flyer Zipline Adventure Tour.
Rishikesh is counted among the holiest towns and cities of India. But there is yet another face of this city that has made its mark in the Indian tourism scenario for the adventure-lovers.
Bungee-Jumping in Rishikesh is a major reason behind magnification of massive tourist crowd from around the world.
Jumpin Heights, Rishikesh, is currently Indias Highest Bungy, at a height of 83 mtrs.
Rock Climbing is a process to climbing up at the straight mountain with the help of cords and natural grips that resides at the rock. It actually lets you to face challenges and check the physical strength and skills.
The Himalayan town of Rishikesh in Uttarakhand is also a preferred destination for rock climbing in Rishikesh India. Every year, thousands and hundreds of travellers arrive here to enjoy the adventure of rock climbing.
Cliff jumping can be enjoyed while you go river rafting in Rishikesh. En-route the rafting stretch, the raft is parked on the banks and from the cliff, the adrenalin junkies and every adventure lover is motivated to jump from the cliff.
The thrill of jumping down the cliffs excites every sense in your body. It is entirely safe and one does not need to know swimming as it is done wearing a life jacket and helmet which is also used in rafting.
The life jacket does not allow you to drown and the guide ensures that you are safe while jumping in the cold waters from the height.
Body surfing in Rishikesh is one of the most popular adventure activities here. The person’s body floats on the waves and the motion of the river current takes you with it.
This activity is done using a pair of swim fins, wave blades, hand guns or hand paddles. By using accessories in body surfing, one can get in a comfortable position on the wave face, thereby gathering more speed.