Rishikesh represents the site where Lord Vishnu vanquished the demon Madhu. The
place is known as the Tapo Bhumi or the place for meditation of the Gods. Tapovan,
on the other bank of the Ganges, houses a temple to Lakshmana. It is believed that
Lakshmana, the younger brother of Lord Rama, carried out penances here.
The Neelkanth Mahadev temple near Rishikesh is believed to be the site where Lord
Shiva had drunk the venom that came out during the churning of the ocean.
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group Beatles met their guru, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Rishikesh is one of the most
popular pilgrim centres and gateway to the Himalayan shrines of Badrinath, Kedarnath,
Gangotri, & Yamunotri. The Yoga centres of Rishikesh have enhanced the significance
of the place. An International Yoga Week is organized here every year by U. P. Tourism
every year between 2nd and 7th February. Nowdays Rishikesh is famous for White Water
Prime Attractions: Rishikesh
Lakshman Jhula :
This suspended iron bridge was build in 1939 and has been a major attraction among
the tourists. Ram Jhula - the other suspended Iron bridge was constructed between
Shivanand Ashram and Sawarg Ashram some year back.
Triveni Ghat :
This is a bathing ghat. Daily in the morning and evening there are thousands who
take bath here and enjoy the Maha Aarti being performed. It very soothing to sit
on the banks of the river and enjoy the cool breeze from the river.
Swarga Ashram :
One can find numerous temples here. This place has the eating joints and shops where
one can do shopping. The beautiful statues in the area mesmerise the visitors.
Gita Bhavan :
This newly constructed building is famous for its attractive paintings and statues
from the Hindu mythology. Situated just across the Lakshman Jhula.
Bharat Mandir :
Built by Adiguru Shankra Chrya arround 12th centuray, Bharat mandir is situated
in the heart of the old town on the Banks of the Ganges. Detailed account of this
oldest temple of Rishikesh are available in ancient record of Kearkhand. The Inner
sanctum of the temple has the idol of Lord Vishnu, carved out of a single ?Saligram?.
In the inner canopy above the idol is Shree Yantra installed by Adi Shankraya Charya.
The original temple was destroyed by Tamur lane in 1398 A.D. Lot of old statues
, coins, pots and other things of historical importance were found in recent excavatiions
in the premises of the temple.
Close to Trivenighat is the most ancient place, the Rishikund. Ancient records relate
this to Kubz Saint, who was blessed by the Goddess Yamuna by saturating this pond
by its water. The pond reflects the temple of Ragunath, dedicated to Lord Rama and
White Water Rafting At Shivpuri [ Rishikesh]
The challenge of violent rivers is no less than that of the rugged mountains. The
icy heights of the Himalayas are the source of some of India's mighty rivers, Shivpuri
[ 16 kms] is having many rafting camps at Ganga beach [ September to June ].
HOTEL IN RISHIKESH
RIver Side Rafting Camp Shivpuri [Rishikesh]
Camping & Rafting Package Includes
Accommodation in Alpine tents ( twin sharing )
1 Breakfast , 1 Lunch , 1 Dinner
Camp fire with light snacks
River rafting stretch [ 12 Kms] from Marine drive to Shivpuri
One way transport for rafting trip from camp
Location: River Side Rafting camp Shivpuri Rishikesh
River rafting camp Rapid Action is located at Shivpuri village 16 kms away from
Rishikesh , Its situated at Bank of river Ganga , Basically its first camp when
you approach Shivpuri and cross Gang bridge at Shivpuri ,this is first river rafting
Activities: River Side Rafting Camp Shivpuri Rishikesh
There are many activities one can do at river rafting camp Shivpuri like Beach Camping
,Bird Watching, Kayaking, Swimming,Beach Volleyball, River rafting , Campfire ,
Body surfing, Cliff jumping during rafting trip, night hiking etc.
Extra Activities: River Side Rafting Camp Shivpuri Rishikesh
Some extra activities can be done on extra charges like Rock Climbing , Rappelling
, River Crossing, Slithering, Bungee Jumping Etc.
Camp Rafting Masti Shivpuri
Rafting Masti ! Means Rafting Fun, Rafting Masti.com is unit of Hamara Holiday Private
Limited, The Ultimate Adventure & Holiday Packages Tour Company. Rafting Masti
and its dedicated team provides services for treks, jeep safaris, mountain bike
tours, mountaineering expeditions all over the Himalaya in India, Because of our
valuable clientele we have set-up an exclusive rafting Beach camp on on the Ganges,
19 km beyond Rishikesh near Shivpuri.
This is your time to have fun of Rafting means Rafting Masti. We minimise the hassles
to make this trip happen.
Because "We at RAFTING MASTI love Adventure and are excited about rafting we
are here on the GANGA with a complete rafting and outdoor package and more so with
the desire to share this ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE with you all".
White Water Rafting is still a relatively new and upcoming Adventure Sport in India,
Rafting can be done by anybody (except for those with serious medical problems)
- young and old alike. No previous experience is required, in fact most of our guests
have never rafted before. You need not be a swimmer to experience the thrills of
this sport. We have quality equipment - rafts, life jackets, helmets, and oars,
paddles that will be provided. (Children below 13 yrs are not allowed on certain
sections of the river). Each raft has a guide who sits in the middle or at the end
handling the boat. Every raft has a first aid kit, repair kit, dry bags (rubberized
water proof) to keep spare clothes and cameras dry. Helmets and life jackets are
Our river guides are professional with extensive experience, guiding innumerable
trips , Our guides are also proficient to deal with any minor first aid problems
should that occur.
The quality of trips and safety are our primary concern and safety measures are
strictly followed. Our trained and experienced guides will thoroughly instruct you
on all aspects of rafting and river safety at the start of each journey. No consumption
of alcohol on the raft. You will be required to sign an assumption of risk form
at the beginning of each trip.
We run our trips with total respect for the environment and expect our guests to
do the same. Placing service above all, we devote ourselves wholeheartedly to making
every trip the finest possible with that personal touch!
The Ganga has a mixed river section of Grade I - IV Rapids (* Grading given below)
- mild waters to wild waters followed by placid stretches where one can even body
surf with the gentle waves. No risks are taken and if our guides determine that
certain sections of the river are inappropriate, their word and decision is final.
Grade I - Relaxing - Waves are so small you may not even get wet.
Grade II - Easy does it - Clear passages and moderate waves.
Grade III - Adventurous - Lots of waterslide like waves, rapids with clean passages.
Excellent family adventure!
Grade IV - Thrilling - Long rapids, powerful waves.
Grade V - Awesome - Long exciting rapids, big technical drops and steep gradient.
Grade VI - Don't try this!!
(Grade V and Grade VI rapids are not undertaken for commercial rafting).
RAFTING MASTI CAMP is located on the Rishikesh-Devprayag road (245km from Delhi
and 19km from Rishikesh) It is on the bank of the river Ganga, 1 km beyond sHIVPURI
Food: Dining is an interesting affair in a separate and spacious
tent. Full course buffet meals are served. Delicious multi cuisine dishes - Indian,
Tandoori are prepared by trained chefs. Snacks and soup are enjoyed around a bonfire
in the evenings with the gurgling sounds of the Ganga river adding to the ambience.
Activities at camp: Indoor and outdoor games relaxing on the Ganga
Beach enjoying the breathtaking views around, walking down to the Ganga River, Rock
Climbing, Bridge Slithering, White water rafting gives you a complete Adventure
camping experience. Numerous day/night hikes, nature walks and village treks are
possible. Each trekking path is fascinatingly different.
Evening Campfires: The evenings are lively by the Ganga River under
the star-spangled sky with mouth-watering snacks and a crackling bonfire. Everybody
gets together - humming old favourites or exchanging tales of their treks and adventures
of now or from their earlier trekking / camping holiday in the Himalayas
RISHIKESH - SHIVPURI CAMPS PACKAGE
Rafting RishikeshWhite Water Rafting has become one of the most popular offbeat
recreational adventure activities in India, Great river Ganga offers some of the
best and safest rafting rapids in the India. Our Rafting camp is situated on the
silver sandy banks of Ganga at Shivpuri, some seventeen kilometers upstream on Rishikesh
- Badrinath Road. In the tents we provide comfortable accommodation with cots, mattresses,
blankets etc. Tasty and nutritious meals are prepared fresh at the camp kitchen.
Location: Rafting Camp Shivpuri near Rishikesh
The camp is situated on the banks of River Ganga in the most exotic natural setting
at Shivpuri. Shivpuri is 40 mins short of Kaudiyala the place which is known to
be the birth place of White Water Rafting in India. And loved by Adventure seekers
for Its grade 4+ rapids like "The Wall".
Rafting Shivpuri Distance : Rafting Camp Shivpuri near Rishikesh
Approx 245 kms. / 6 1/2 hrs. drive from New Delhi.
Facilities :Rafting Camp Shivpuri near Rishikesh
At rafting camp we provide Alpine tents with cots and mattresses;
Environment friendly camp toilets and bath;( Dry Pitt Toilets and Shower Tents)
An experienced team of camp and kitchen staff.
Camp 5 Elements Rishikesh
The Camp 5 Elements is located off Rishikesh (37 kms) (Uttaranchal, India) on banks
of River Ganges surrounded by 800 meters of silver sand river beach, thick forests
and mountains. The Camp 5 Elements' is indeed the most scenic, secluded and romantic
beach camp on the Ganga.
Accommodation : Guests are accommodated in comfortable twin- bedded
tents. Bathroom and Toilets are separate.
Activities around the camp:
Building Sandcastles or just Sunbathing
Special Corporate Programs by Leading Trainers
White Water Rafting:- Water Rafting starting right from the camp
covering 30 River Kms from The Camp till Rishikesh, total time taken is 05hrs. covering
the rapids like Sweet Sixteen (grade-1), Marine Drive (grade-2), Three Blind Mice
(grade-3), Cross Fire (Grade-3), roller Coaster (grade-4) and Golf Course (grade-4).
Trekking to Nearby Garhwali Village:- This is an interesting trek
of the duration of 02hrs.
Rock Climbing & Rappelling:- In this basic class we'll cover
the fundamentals of technical rock climbing/rappelling; Visit to Stalactite and
Stalagmites Caves It's a small drive of around one hour to Stalactite & Stalagmite
Ganga Beach Resort is resort located on the Banks of River Ganges at Rishikesh .
It is located between Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula on the Badrinath Road.
Rishikesh is located at a height of about 1360 feet above sea level and is a very
important destination for Hinduism. It is believed that several yogis and sages
lived and practised penance here. Rishikesh is currently home to a lot of Temples
and Ashrams and visited all through the year as a part of Pilgrimage or a part of
itinerary covering Uttaranchal. Best season to Rishikesh is Winter (Oct - March).
Facilities:Ganga Beach Resort Rishikesh
Yoga and Meditation
Activities :Ganga Beach Resort Rishikesh
Adventure Activities (White Water Rafting)
Visit to Rajaji national Park.
Access: Ganga Beach Resort Rishikesh Air : The nearest airport is Dehradun (Jolly Grant), 35 kms from
Haridwar. Rail: Rishikesh is connected by rail via Haridwar (24 kms) Road: By road Rishikesh to Haridwar 24 kms, Dehradun 47 kms, Mussoorie
77 kms, Badrinath 301 kms (Son Prayag), Kedarnath 228 kms, Gangotri 258 kms, Yamunotri
288 kms (Hanuman Chatti), Srinagar 105 kms, Joshimath 252 kms.
Explore Himalaya Resort Shivpuri Rishikesh
Explore Himalaya Resort is situated among the Himalayan foot hills, with the wonderful
view of Ganges. Surrounded by sal forests, honors a magical natural spot, The Explore
Himalayas comprising 9 rooms, offers deluxe accommodation situated in hilly forests.
It is full of rare birds, butterflies and flowers. It enroute to the famous shrines
of Badrinath and Kedarnath and to the trekking routes of Himalayan ranges.
It is designed in such a manner that one can enjoy enchanting panoramic view of
Holy Ganges. The Explore Himalayas has its own spring water. It offers leisure,
log fires and reading and it also offers quiet and peaceful retreat in forest. It
takes 10 minutes walk to reach the banks of Holy Ganges.
Location : Explore Himalaya Resort
The Explore Himalayas is located 20 Km's. above Rishikesh on the route to Badrinath.
It is 243 Km's. from Delhi.
Access : Explore Himalaya Resort
It can be reached by car but merits a tranquil train journey till Haridwar from
where a car pick up taxis can be rented for a pleasant one and a half hour drive.
Road: From New Delhi : 243 Km's.
Accomodation: Explore Himalaya Resort
The Explore Himalayas houses 18 person in 9 exclusive rooms named after Indian mountain
peaks. Room Tariff is payable in advance at least 15 days to confirm bookings failing
which the booking gets automatically released.
No Charge for children below 4 years.
For children between 4-11 years 50% discount on meal rates.
For 11 years and above: adult rates will be charged.
Dining: Explore Himalaya Resort
Bed tea and evening tea are included in the room rent. Continental and Indian cuisines
are served. Fixed menus are offered at the per head rates of Rs. 100/ for breakfast,
Rs 200/- for lunch, Rs. 250/- dinner. Half rates are charged for children below
11 years .
Facilities: Explore Himalaya Resort
24 hours running hot and cold water
Spring water purified and filtered for drinking.
Doctor/ post office / market at Rishikesh.
Sight seeing to Rishikesh can be arranged on prior notice.
Camping/ water sports, Rock Climbing, Paragliding and jungle walks can be arranged
on a tailor made itinerary ( to be booked, well in advance)
Yoga & Meditation can be arranged on prior information.