River Rafting / White Water Rafting at Rishikesh :
River rafting an adventurous sport is enjoyed by both young and old. White water rafting is the most popular adventure in Rishikesh. The Himalayan city Rishikesh in Uttarakhand, as a host offers numerous adventure activities for its guests to enjoy. To feel the pleasure of white water rafting along the Ganges a large number of rafters visit the city. Rafting starts at a quite still spot down the river. When a rafter reaches near the rapids, they are alerted. To prevent the rafters from unbalancing and to prevent them from overturning they are taught various techniques. 13 thrilling rapids are there down the river. As per age and stamina one can choose any category from Grade I to Grade IV. Expert instructors and guides are there to equip the basic skills needed while enjoying the adventure sport, so no need to worry.
Rappelling / Rock Climbing :
Rishikesh, because of its location in the lap of Himalayas, has all the ingredients that attract a traveller. If you are courageous then do enjoy rock climbing and rappelling. Rappelling is descending down a rock by using equipment 100%. Rock climbing and rappelling in Rishikesh is full of dare and fun. Rock climbing and rappelling are the opposite of each other. Rock climbing is ascent and rappelling is descent respectively.
If you have a desire to fly high in the sky like a bird, then go for- “Flying Fox”, the most exciting adventure activity of Rishikesh. It can be done by maximum three people at one go. By paying more one can do it alone if he/she wishes to. A dare full of adventure and excitement must be attempted by visitors in their Rishikesh Tour.
Off-beat, wild environments, high adventures and self dependence is what camping is all about. Best way to get closer to the nature. Safari tents with clean and hygienic eco friendly amenities, pitched on the silvery sand beach surrounded by thick forest cover by the side of the Ganges offers an awe inspiring experience. The pleasant sound of the rapids on the river echoes in the valley and camping around such an amazing natural surroundings is a lifetime experience in itself.
Waterfall Trekking :
Trekking through waterfalls and passing by shallow pool provides with genuine taste of what the state of Uttarakhand is all about. Like rafting Trekking is one which can be enjoyed by people of all age groups. Day by day, hiking or trekking in Rishikesh has become accepted drift for adventurer lovers. For trekking use of special equipment is not required and it can be very well done without any training. For enjoying trekking trip to Rishikesh, a long vacation is not required. You can plan your trip with your family and friends even in weekends. Trip accompanied with friends and family will add flavour to your adventurous trekking.
If you are an adventure lover, you know what fun it is to cycle away on roads unknown. Adventure cycling can take you everywhere. The best part, we are taking you on a ride around the holy city of Rishikesh for 4-5 hours. The rich natural backdrop seeps in as you pedal through the musical woods and small jungles surrounding it. The charming landscape around you makes the perfect atmosphere for pedalling in peace. Cycling along would be our guide, who shall impart the details on the curious culture and natural extravaganza of Rishikesh.
For doing this adventure activity kayak is used by the adventurer to paddle transversely a waterway. There is different-different sport of kayaking. To make your kayaking trip more interesting you can go on outing or an unlimited trip across the Ganges. The adventure gives you more pleasure if it you do it in a white water river. Doing Kayaking in white water is known as white water kayaking. If you are organising your trip to Rishikesh, then do go for a kayaking trip through the heavenly moving waters of the Ganges. Kayaking in Rishikesh as a trip accompanied with friends and family will add flavour to your adventurous kayaking.
Canoeing like other adventure activities is enjoyed during holidays in Rishikesh with families. Through entertaining canoeing you can enjoy the striking beauty and the nature-rich surroundings of the town. Canoes are available in various shapes and sizes. On the basis of seating capacity, canoes are divided into single kneeling canoe (C-1), double kneeling canoe (C-2) and four person kneeling canoe (C-4).
Bungee Jumping :
Those who are fearless and easily ready to take risks bungee jumping is for them only. This activity is full of challenges. The adventurer has to dive from an altitude of about 120 to 160ft. During the jump, you can click in your camera the pictures of beautiful surroundings. For this dare certificates are given to the jumpers so do collect the certificates before leaving.
Body Surfing :
Body surfing is an after leisure activities in Rishikesh. For body surfing some techniques are used. Those who are adventure lovers they don’t have, as experts are there to train for this light adventure sport. Basically one can do surfing by tucking the body and diving back down. While surfing you should have control to turn yourself in the river. Like rafting and trekking, body surfing too is one which can be enjoyed by people of all age groups. Anyone who is not afraid of going into water can enjoy this activity.
If you are a wildlife lover then Uttarakhand is heaven for wildlife. As far as other places in India are concerned the state has the highest forest cover. 65% of its geographic range is covered by forest. Besides all the above activities the the wildlife beauty of the region is playing a vital role in attracting the travellers. Natural beauty and wonderful wilderness are the specialities of Uttarakhand. If you're a wildlife lover and is interested in exploring, then nothing can be as exciting as exploring the Himalayan jungles in the state. If your desire is to see popular mammalian species very closely, to click images several species of avian, and to explore the fauna and flora a heartiest welcome to you by Uttarakhand throughout the year