About Rafting in Rishikesh

About Rafting

Rishikesh is a beautiful town situated in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. A city which became popular mainly owing to the visit made by the ‘Beatles’ in the 1960’s is also famous as the ‘World Capital of Yoga’. While thousands of travelers are lured to the town for seeking spiritual contentment, there are those other travelers who make it a point to visit Rishikesh for water rafting, camping, rappelling, rock climbing, cliff jumping, kayaking, trekking and bungee jumping. With widespread popularity about the city, Rishikesh has made its mark as one of the most preferred adventure spots in the country; thus making it a must visit destination for people in every age group.

The “Rafting Capital of the country” - Rishikesh is a town that is mainly bifurcated into two main regions – one being the very crowded downtown area and second is the community residing near the riverside close to the Ram Jhula and Lakshman Jhula. A ‘Swarg’ Ashram is situated on the east side of the coast and is known to be ‘traffic free’.

Camping and rafting are two major fun filled activities that are undertaken by tourists on the banks of the River Ganga. Overnight camping at Rishikesh – a popular recreational activity can be explored to enjoy the nature in a completely refreshing way. While the birds are chirping around and water is gushing away, people can simply relax or even choose to swim in the river waters. To feel the essence of living with nature and enjoying the flow to the core, rafting becomes a must experience activity for one and all.