Adventure Sports in Rishikesh

The great Himalayan Mountains offer a lot when it comes to sports in the quaint city of Rishikesh, situated idyllically on the footsteps of the Himalayan range. The city offers not just a pilgrimage haven to the devotees but is also a host to a number of tourists who come here for some relaxation and fun. Idyllic scenery, forest ranges and sports activities make for a great stay at this scenic abode.

Adventure Sports in Rishikesh

Trekking in Rishikesh

Since Rishikesh is situated at the foothills of the Himalayan Range, there are many trekking options available for the travelers to explore the surroundings of this holy city by foot. Some of these trekking options are: -
  1. Day trekking: - with three options available in day trekking, the tourists can choose to trek to the Kunja Puri for the sun rise or sun set or take a full day trek to the Kunja Puri with picnics in store at the spot. Alternately, the tourists can also take a full day trek to Surkanda Devi.
  2. Trekking in Himalayas: - the trekking in Himalayas is an opportunity not to be missed. Though the trek trail is a little rustic, with experienced guides the activity is one to cherish. The travelers can go for 3 to 4 four days of camping and trekking in the Himalayan wilderness with guides and survival kits for an awesome experience of nature.


Camping in Rishikesh

Camps along the River Ganges make for an amazing stay with boat rides and rafting activities for the travelers who wish to do something different. For relaxation, the river-side of the Ganges provides great comfort to the tired souls with the sparkling water trickling down the huge rocky stones and providing a soulful music of rejuvenation.

Water Sports in Rishikesh

Since Rishikesh is the starting point of the River Ganges, with the serene waters leaving the mountains and joining streams to form a river current at an altitude of 365 meters above the sea level, the city of Rishikesh is the hub of water sports like white water rafting, water fall natural trek, kayaking etc. Beach camping and swimming in the crystal clear waters of the Ganges are something that everyone can enjoy if they wish to take a break from the extreme adventure sports.

Other Adventure Sports in Rishikesh

Rishikesh is also known as the hub of adventure sports. People, apart from the spiritual devotion in the air come to Rishikesh for sampling the thrills of the various adventure sports in the back tracks of Rishikesh near the Ganges. From jumping into the depths of the water from the huge mountain ranges in bungee jumping to flying fox activities, mountaineering and rappelling and rock climbing, the various adventure sports in Rishikesh make it an exciting place to witness and experience the thrills of life.

Trip to Wildlife Sanctuary near Rishikesh


The Rajaji National Park in Haridwar is literally at the footsteps of the Himalayas on one side and the River Ganges on the other. This idyllic location has made the national park home to many animals. The tourists can take a day trip safari from Rishikesh to the Rajaji National Park in Haridwar and see many exotic animals in their natural surroundings. A great way to enjoy the bounties of nature while bonding with your family and friends, this wildlife safari will give you an opportunity to see many exotic animals like tigers, mountain lions, elephants, nilgai, king cobra, sloth bears and pythons etc. the open jeep provides for an amazing way to speed through the natural surroundings of such wild animals while ensuring safety through the net coverage. Capturing the exotic animals in all their wilderness is an opportunity not to be missed.

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